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    25 Things That'll Help You Bring Back What You Thought Was Gone Forever

    Don't toss your stuff just yet.

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    1. A blessedly effective carpet cleaner capable of turning your brown carpet into whatever color it was when you bought it.

    vacuum cleaner cleans a noticeably lighter stripe in carpet

    2. A bumper-sticker remover that'll attach to your drill for quick and easy removal of bumper stickers. You can finally turn back time to before your car became a Green Day fan.

    top: car with bumpers stickers bottom: car with no bumper stickers

    3. A nail and cuticle oil to repair all the damage you've wreaked on your paws after peeling that gel manicure off.

    left: reviewer nails looking chipped and peeling right: nails look much better with no peeling

    4. A pack of Bottle Bright tablets that clean those hard-to-reach places so you don't have to. That moldy Nalgene you forget to clean for a year can now be saved from the garbage!

    before: brown bottle during: fizzy liquid in bottle after: clean bottle

    5. A grout pen so you can easily cover up unsightly tile grout without having to, you know, scrub them clean.

    6. A pack of Magic Eraser-dupes that work just as well as the real deal at zapping away smudges and stains. Save your dirty sneaks AND save some money.

    7. A wood polish that can miraculously erase water stains and scratches. Everyone will be asking when you found the time you buy a brand new coffee table.

    8. A stain remover formulated especially to handle red wine so you can rescue those sheets you nearly ruined during "pinot noir in bed" night.

    9. A twisty cable protector to squeeze some extra life out of your frayed cables. Seriously, these should just come standard with all your chargers.

    curly q shaped wire covering a frayed cord

    10. Liquid plant food that's pretty much a multi-vitamin for your houseplant. If your green little buddy isn't growing as much as you'd like, consider a couple drops of this elixir!

    11. A set of drill brushes so effective, you'll be shocked how clean your home used to be.

    a cloudy shower wall half cleaned to show the effect of the drill brush

    12. A pack of moldable glue you can use to fix pretty much anything — frayed cables, holes in shoes, broken toys, ANYTHING!

    13. A handheld steamer to tackle any clothing that's wrinkled into such an unrecognizable ball you thought you'd never see the original shape again.

    14. A toilet scrubbing wand (the magic kind, maybe?) that'll turn your yuckiest toilet into something usable again.

    left: dirty brown toilet right: clean toilet

    15. A jar of O'Keeffe's Working Hands cream to give you the baby soft hands you haven't seen since you were, well, a baby.

    16. A roll of screen repair tape for quick window fixes so you don't have to replace the whole dang screen every time your cat gets a little scratchy.

    17. A stain-removing spray so you can reclaim your bathroom from that horrible orange glow! Orange is the worst color, especially when your bathroom is supposed to be white.

    18. A shoe shining kit to make your boots sparkle as bright as the day they caught your eye in the store.

    19. A sweater pill removing stone so you can breathe new life into your old sweatshirts.

    model uses stone on sweater

    20. A foot file to return your feet to their former, painful-crack-free glory.

    21. A scratch removing kit that can help you cover up unsightly car damage without even having to take a trip to the body shop. Your dad will never know you took the 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California for a spin.

    22. A watermark removing cloth so you can wipe away all the evidence of that rude guest who "forgot" to use a coaster. Coffee table = saved!

    23. A pair of charcoal deodorizers ready to save your wretchedly stinky gym bag from the trash.

    two gray cloth sacks in shoes

    24. A pack of waistband extenders so you can wear your old jeans that you thought were no longer your size.

    25. A jewelry cleaning pen to bring that brilliant shine back to your cloudy gems.

    left: blurry gem ring right: gem looking shiny and bright

    Like a Phoenix emerging from the ashes, your stuff will be reborn again.

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