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    35 Items To Shop Because You Hit The Snooze Button During Spring Cleaning And Now It’s Fall

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    1. A natural laundry detergent powder made with planet based ingredients that'll be gentle enough to clean your child's clothes, and tough enough to bring their carseat back to life. Is that... pudding? 🤢

    Reviewer's before-and-after image after using the detergent powder to remove stains from carseat

    Promising review: "Love it! I haven't used conventional detergent in a while so it's hard to compare the two. But, I love feeling confident that I'm not putting toxic chemicals near me or my children. Also, if you make a concentrated solution with a little water, it takes off stains pretty well. I also used it to clean my daughter's dirty car seat." —Yesenia P.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in two sizes and four scents).

    2. A set of Affresh dishwasher cleaning tablets to clear out all the leftover residue from dishwasher tablets, limescale, and other mineral buildup.

    Promising review: "This works extremely well. We haven't done any cleaning on our dishwasher in five years, and the sliding dish trays were tough to pull out or push in, there was detergent buildup all over the inside, and there was a milky film on all our cups. I bought Affresh, ran the dishwasher with two tablets while it was empty, and the difference was astounding. There was still some build-up and I figured it would require another cycle, so I popped another two tablets in, ran the machine a second time, and now it looks and sounds brand-new. No more film on the glasses, no more dirty dishes from clogged sprayers, no more odors, no more build-up around the door seals. I'm going to be buying Affresh from now on, and hopefully it will extend the life of my dishwasher." —Martoune

    Get six tablets from Amazon for $5.99.

    3. A reusable pad you can use with your Swifter Wet Jet or Swiffer Sweeper to keep your floors nice and tidy. It's so annoying to want to clean your floors and realize the box of refill pads is empty. No more late-night trips to the store, you can just pop these in the wash and they're ready to clean again.

    PNW Busy Bobbin/Etsy

    PNW Busy Bobbin is a small Etsy shop based in Nooksack, Washington that crafts handmade eco-friendly items.

    Promising review: "Started my process of cutting my waste down this January and I have three cats so I use my Swiffer A LOT. I was spending so much on Swiffer pads because of it. They arrived and the quality was way better than expected! So easy to use with my floor cleaner and I’m in love! I’ll be placing another order soon for a different pattern!" —emmamiccicke

    Get it from PNW Busy Bobbin on Etsy for $12.99 (also available in a pack of two).

    4. A spin mop and bucket reviewers say makes mopping quick and easy and helps the floors dry easier, too. The faster those floors dry, the faster you can move on to the next thing on your to-do list.

    the mop and bucket

    Promising review: "I'm so glad I bought this. Now I can see why I can never find it in brick and mortar stores. I highly recommend this. The spinning helps you to not touch the mop to wring it out. The shape of the mop head helps you get into corners. The material of the mop head makes it very absorbable, great for drying up the water on the floor. I used the twist mop for a while but the mop head strands kept getting tangled and stuck, and replacing the head was hard for me. It was such a pain. I haven't replaced this head yet but I saw how easy it clicked on. So far, I love this mop." —Sara Cabrera

    Get it from Amazon for $64.98.

    5. A home cleaning bundle for cleaners who are looking for planet-friendly cleaning shipped to their door according to their unique cleaning schedule.

    The complete home cleaning bundle in periwinkle

    Cleancult is a small business that creates sustainable, natural cleaning products with planet-friendly packaging. The cleaning bundle includes all purpose cleaner, liquid hand soap, liquid dish soap, liquid laundry detergent, dishwasher tablets, natural bar soap, a silicone funnel and three wool dryer balls. You'll also get refillable glass bottles for each cleaner.

    Promising review: "I am VERY happy with these tablets. I live in an area with very hard water, and I have always had to buy the blue liquid to keep my glass and silverware from getting water spots. These tablets leave behind ZERO hard water spots and don't leave any sort of film or white dust on my plates like other dishwasher soap has in the past." —Brooke M.

    Get the Complete Home Cleaning Bundle pictured from Cleancult for $89.99 (available in four colors).

    6. A disposable Clorox toilet cleaning kit that'll make cleaning the commode simple and easy. Just look at the photo below and see how much stain-busting cleaning power can come in just one of those disposable heads.

    The kit comes with a toilet wand, a storage caddy, six disposable refills, and 10 rainforest-scented refills.

    Promising review: "Love the convenience and the fact that it cuts down on overall cleaning time. It also minimizes the toilet water and bacterial carryover that regular toilet brushes create. Highly recommend." —Nate and Julia

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $14.99.

    7. A carpet stain remover perfect for the clumsy or households with kids. Just apply, agitate, and blot for instant ~wow-worthy~ results.

    a before and after of a stained chair

    Promising review: "YOU NEED THIS IF YOU HAVE KIDS OR PETS! I am convinced this stuff is magic in a bottle! If I can get up an ENTIRE bottle of ketchup that was rubbed in the carpet, you can get out anything!" —Ashley T.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.58.

    8. Or, a cleaner and deodorizer because you don't need new carpet. You just need to give this nontoxic cruelty-free formula a chance to make your carpet look ~like new~ again.

    FYI: This cleaner is only for use in carpet-cleaning machines, so you like, have to get one of those too. Here's one you might like.

    Promising review: "This product works very well and FAST! It has eliminated urine and pet odor on my carpet, and all I did was mix the solution with hot water and spray on the carpet without even using the machine to do the work. I used the carpet brush, and it worked great!" —Chay

    Get it from Amazon for $18.97.

    9. A dryer vent coil brush reviewers say is ~quick and easy~ and will clean out the buildup of lint in your lint trap, and improve the drying power of your dryer.

    The vent coil brush removing built-up lint from the dryer

    Promising review: "We are in love! This thing cleans so well and gets all the way down the line and around the corner. Its wide bristles really help get all the lint out and even help scrub some of the really stuck in their pieces off. We use this regularly now to clean out the vent!" —Leslie G

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    10. An all-natural oven scrub featuring an eco-friendly formula that includes pumice stone to gently and quickly scrub away all of that built-up crud in your oven.

    Cleaning Studio / Etsy

    This oven scrub is made out of 100% plant and mineral-derived ingredients. To clean your oven, apply the scrub over the oven surface including the interior glass, scrub with a metallic or scouring sponge, then use a damp microfiber cloth to wipe the surface.

    Cleaning Studio is a small business based in Fairfield, Connecticut that specializes in natural cleaning products and microfiber cloths.

    Promising review: "This is the first time in my 50+ years that I have actually enjoyed cleaning my oven. And no, I am not joking! This product is effective, easy to work with, smells amazing, AND I only used a tiny amount of product!!! I don't think I could imagine a way to improve this product. Highly, highly recommend it!!! Well worth any wait." —Diane Coury

    Get it from Cleaning Studio on Etsy for $17.99+ (available in plastic or glass jars).

    11. A jetted tub cleaner because you vaguely remember a time when the water in your jetted tub was crystal clear. Now it's gone from a cloudy substance to literal mud — time to clean.

    Three side by side photos of the same bathtub going from rusty to clean

    Promising review: "This is now going to be my go to for cleaning my jet tub. It worked fast and did a really good deep clean. It was very easy to use. And I didn't notice any harsh smells. Would recommend!" —Maxamos

    Get it from Amazon for $16.14.

    12. A water-based alkaline wood cleaner that'll restore your favorite wood pieces by removing dirt, oily films, and dried spills.

    This cleaner foams and removes built-up residue such as dirt, oily films, and dried spills.

    Promising review: "This stuff works AWESOME! If you have any of the white water marks — GONE with this stuff. Any black spots — GONE with this stuff. Removes buildup from other products. Leaves a CLEAN, refreshed wood product. I use this on ALL my antiques, and I have not had ANY problems with this. Just great results! I wish I had found this sooner!" —AaronDr

    Get it from Amazon for $11.58.

    13. Or, a bottle of Feed-N-Wax wood polish to breathe new life into your furniture. Now, when people ask if you got new furniture, you can respond with, "You mean this old thing?" And, actually mean it!

    All you have to do is let it sit for 15 minutes and wipe — minimal work on your part. Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this Feed-N-Wax Wood Polish to learn more!

    Promising review: "My porch rocking chair has seen better days. The chair has been sitting on my porch for the last 6 years in all the elements. This stuff is super easy to use. I wipe it on and off with a paper towel, then go over it with a microfiber towel. But you can see the difference as soon as you apply it. I’m not sure if it makes a difference if you leave it on too long." —Donna Brown

    Get it from Amazon for $8.98.

    14. A handy brush because sometimes dishes need to sit in the sink overnight. In the morning, you'll be happy you have this little brush to quickly lift that crusty food without you having to scrape one utensil with another.

    Model washing fork with utensil cleaner

    Promising review: "I bought this brush to quickly and safely clean knives and it works great for them, but I also use it to clean the sealing ring from my Instant Pot! Fast and easy!" —PrimeShopper

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in two colors). 

    15. A two-in-one ultra-slim brush and scraper — a multi-use item that'll help you loosen the grime hiding in your window and door tracks.


    Promising review: "Perfect little brush to get in the hard to clean areas. Used it in the tracks of an old pet door stuffed with dog hair and dander. Shocked at how much gunk came out with this brush. I like how the bristles are longer and can really reach into the nooks and crannies." —Island girl

    Get it from Amazon for $5.48 (also available in pink).

    16. A chainmail scrubber you can use to clean or restore your cast-iron skillets, woks, pots, pans, dutch ovens, and more.


    Promising review: "Prior to purchasing this, our cast-iron cleaning routine consisted of rinsing followed by a quick scrub using coarse sea salt and a paper towel. This gadget is great for a more thorough cleaning, especially on stubborn areas. It's very effective and cleaning is quite easy, requiring nothing more than a quick rinse. The small ring attached to it is useful for hanging on a pot rack. Recommended." —Cooking The Books

    Get it from Amazon for $10.98.

    17. A descaling solution because once you use it, you'll never forget to clean your coffee maker again. Is this what we've been drinking with our morning lattes? 🤢


    Promising review: "Impressive product easy to use gets all coffees debris out of machine. I value my espresso and coffee maker and felt like it is a quick and easy process I can use regularly. Thank you!" —Lara

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $13.99.

    18. Or a set of cleaning K-cups that makes cleaning inside your machine as easy as brewing a cup of coffee. After a good cleaning, your morning ✨cup of joe✨ will go back to being the best part of waking up.,

    Promising review: "I bought this product because the needle in my Keurig 2.0 keeps clogging, causing inconsistent brew and taste. These cleaning cups fixed both of my issues and I especially liked that it was really quick and easy to use… I put the cleaning pod in and ran one cycle, then took the pod out and ran a rinse cycle to clean out any leftover grinds. FAST, EASY, and GREAT results…VERY HAPPY!!" —Corey West

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $9.95.

    19. A leaf shine formula because your plants deserve to look their best, too. A few spritzes of this formula, and your potted friend will be ready for their own red carpet affair...or dirt carpet.

    reviewer's plant with one leaf much shinier than another

    Promising review: "My plants looks great; the spray got rid of spots and dullness. Now all the leaves are clean, shiny, and look healthy. Make sure to shake the bottle first. A lot of product isn't required. I think the bottle will last a long time." —dekadaye

    Get it from Amazon for $5.19.

    20. A leather restoring polish you can use on furniture, bags, shoes, and more. Leather is a must-have staple in every season so it makes sense to keep it looking its best year-round.

    Promising review: "This stuff works GREAT! I’m furnishing a large home and was able to get a free leather couch set, but it was badly sun-bleached. This product made the set look like night and day (see close up). It took an entire jar to do my queen sized couch which was front, back, sides, and all cushions. The application is very easy and it dries rather quickly." —nitadj

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in 19 colors).

    21. A mighty mildew stain remover that'll become especially handy to clean those lawn chairs that have be chillin' in the backyard since last summer. It can restore tile, plastic, and vinyl upholstery. Peep the evidence below. 👇🏽

    Reviewer image of two patio chairs, one without stains after using the mildew remover and one much dirtier with tons of mildew

    Promising review: "I don't often write a review of a product. But this was so impressive, I thought I should let others know. We have a set of vinyl outdoor chairs that were constantly covered with mildew. When we were feeling ambitious, we'd take the time to power wash the chairs, which worked pretty well but was a lot of work. The problem was that a couple days later, the mildew was back almost as bad a before. With this mildew stain remover, we sprayed the chairs, let them sit a few minutes, and hosed off with a regular garden hose. Easy. And they were cleaner than they ever got using the power washer. When we put the chairs away two months later, they were still clean." —Christine A. Simonson

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in three sizes).

    22. A drain snake to effortlessly dig deep into your drain and pull out a nauseating amount of hair and debris that's probably been clogging up your drains for a while.

    Two photos showing a reviewer using the drain snake to pull tons of hair from the drain, and a second close-up photo of everything that came out of the drain

    Promising review: "I’m so excited to finally have a bathroom sink that drains!! Since moving into my apartment, my bathroom sink and bathtub took forever to drain. I bought multiple de-clogging solutions but they didn’t assist or help much with the problem. When my bathtub was taking over an hour to drain I decided it was time to try these out! After receiving it I went to work, within minutes it pulled out so much hair in both drains. It’s disturbing/disgusting yet weirdly satisfying because now my sinks drain!! I cannot believe how easy it was to use, (I received a pack of three) but only needed to use one for both sinks." —DebSd

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $8.99.

    23. A multipurpose car cleaner you can keep in your ride to keep your leather, vinyl, upholstery, carpet, plastic, pretty much any part of your car clean. So, as your parents would say, there's really no excuse to not have a clean car.

    Reviewer's before-and-after image after using the car cleaner to remove stains from both the car seats and floor mats /

    Promising review: "All their products are great! But this new product they have developed knocks it out of the ball park! The pictures above are of a 2007 Nissan Titan truck I was detailing for a customer. The seats were disgusting and stained. I CAN ASSURE YOU ALL I USED WAS CAR GUYS SUPER CLEANER to clean the seats. I simply sprayed Super Clean all over the seat until it was damp, I scrubbed with a detail brush, then vacuumed all of it up and dried it with a microfiber. The results speak for themselves. This really is a SUPER CLEANER that is capable of cleaning mostly every interior surface and does an amazing job at it." —Joseph L.

    Get the cleaner plus a towel from Amazon for $16.14.

    24. A compact hair roller to collect all the fur that's left all over the house like little piles of buried treasure.

    before/after image of hair on couch and after image with nothing on it

    Promising review: "Where has this been all my crazy cat-loving life? Sticky rollers work fine for clothes but this is the only product that has ever COMPLETELY removed all the cat hair from my bed. I have a long-haired 20-lb. tabby and if you run your hands up his back a few times and fling the hair everywhere, it looks like it's snowing – he never stops shedding no matter what I do. After using the ChomChom, I can put on a black dress and roll around on my bed and not get a single hair on me. It's absolutely amazing. Everyone is getting one for Christmas, even if they don't have a pet. I don't care; it's THAT good." —Stephanie

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    25. A rubber broom — now you see pet hair all over the floor, ~waves magic broom,~ and now you don't!

    Giant pile of dog hair that's been removed from the carpet using the large rubber broom

    Promising review: "I bought this broom two years ago and it is still going strong! I have four large dogs and we have fur EVERYWHERE! This works so, so well! I am always amazed at what this picks up even after I just ran the vacuum. If you remove the head from the handle you can use the head to do in all the crevices along baseboards where fur gets trapped on the carpets. I also use it that way to do the carpet corners on the stairs. Lastly, I use it to get dust and cobwebs off the floors and ceilings. It truly is a super tool." —Roseann

    Get it from Amazon for $12.44.

    26. A hard-water remover so you can actually see through your shower door without the paranoia that some shadowy figure is creeping in the shadows of your bathroom. This cleaner has more than 10k positive reviews and will have you singing, "I can see clearly now the rain is gone."

    before/after of shower door with before photo showing cloudy film and after photo showing clear door

    Promising review: "When we moved into our new place the shower doors looked like they had never been cleaned before. I tried at least 10 different products and methods to remove the hard water spots but nothing even made a dent. Bio Clean, however, was like a magic eraser! I scrubbed the door for about 10 minutes and it was incredible! I’ve never written a cleaning product review before but this one is worth every penny." —Shane B

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    27. A reusable and machine-washable duster that fits onto the Swiffer duster handle and will knock that dust right off the shelves with one ~swift~ swipe.

    Set of reusable Swiffer dusters in various colors
    TS Designs US / Etsy

    TS Designs US is a small Etsy shop based in West Leroy, Michigan that makes vintage gifts, decor, and eco-friendly items to add to your home. 

    Promising review: "LOVE the washable duster attachments. These are SO soft and such great quality. The stitching is strong and I don’t worry about anything coming apart. We use ours with our swifter duster wand and it fits perfectly. If you’re looking for a more sustainable item, this is one for you." —Cassie Couch

    Get it from TS Designs US on Etsy for $5 (available in 10 colors).

    28. A pumice cleaning stone that'll turn your stain-filled toilet into an actual glistening porcelain throne worthy of your royal hiney. 👑🍑

    Reviewer photo showing before-and-after results of using pumice cleaning stone on toilet bowl

    Promising review: "This pumice stone made it fast and unbelievably easy to rub off years worth of that hard, disgusting white calcium buildup from pool tile. I wish I had found this before I wasted time with other harder and less effective methods. Unless you only have a small area to clean, you'll probably need the double pack since the stone dissolves away as you scrub. Overall, this is a great product." —PKinFL

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (also available in a pack of two).

    29. A bottle of Goo Gone foaming spray, a foaming solution that'll have you waving "bye" to grease grime buildup that won't harm those beautiful countertops.

    Promising review: "Love this stuff! It really works and it cuts the grease quick." —mayolia stevens

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    30. A nonabrasive, bleach-free cleaning and polishing powder you'll have to see to believe and thankfully, we have photos. This cleaning polish can break down years of old crud, perfect for washing the history off of the stove in your new rental space.

    Reviewer photo showing before-and-after results of using Bar Keeper's Friend

    It'll remove rust, tarnish, stains, and mineral deposits from stainless steel, porcelain, ceramic, copper alloys, fiberglass, Corian, brass, bronze, chrome, and aluminum.

    Promising review: "I bought this after seeing numerous recommendations, and after years of searing and occasionally burning things in my stainless pans, it was time to try to bring them to a better state. Not only did this easily scrub off the latest culinary leavings, it scrubbed off the years of buildup of oil, fat, cooking spray and whatever else that have been continually baked on in the oven, stove and dishwasher. A little powder, a dash of water, a quick, light scrub,'s gone? How is that possible? What's in this stuff? I do not know, I do not care. After scrubbing my enamel stovetop in a fraction of the time with no scratches and better results, I became thoroughly convinced the contents of BKF is not of this realm. It's magic." —Bulb

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $9.39.

    31. An all-surface cleaner made with simple ingredients so you can feel confident cleaning your house without worrying about harsh chemicals.

    HumbleSuds / Etsy

    Humble Suds is a small shop based in Denver, Colorado that creates natural plant-based cleaning products.

    Promising review: "I used the surface scrub today on my bathtub and bathroom sink, and it works WONDERS! I love that the ingredients are minimal and organic, but gets the job done. I love this product!" —hinako jefferson

    Get it from HumbleSuds on Etsy for $14.95+ (available in two options).

    32. A brush set reviewers say will get the dirt out of your nooks and crannies quick, and with great results. You can finally scrub out that old conditioner that's 'chillin in the corner of your shower.


    Set includes: large brush and small brush with wiper blade.

    Promising review: "These are absolutely a must for grout cleaning and deep cleaning the hard-to-get-to nooks and crannies in the kitchen and bathroom. The ergonomic handles are easy on your wrists, and the strong bristles get the job done. While I have a larger grout brush on hand for the grout on my tile floor, these are perfect for countertop tile grout." —Sandy B.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in two colors).

    33. A microfiber brush set in case you've been wondering whether there's a product made for cleaning blinds. Yes, yes there is.


    This handy dandy tool comes with five microfiber cloths, meaning you'll be able to clean your whole darn house in one sweep.

    Promising review: "Cleaning blinds is the worst. I saw this nifty tool and bought it on a whim. Glad I did! Once I figured out the trick to putting the cleaning cloths on the plastic tool, it was very easy to use. I use a dry cloth to get rid of most of the dust. Then I replace the cloth with a moist cloth and finish the job. Quick. Easy. Just like cleaning jobs should be." —Walt Bristow

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (also available in green).

    34. A bag of Bottle Bright tablets made from biodegradable, chlorine-free, and environmentally safe ingredients to finally rid your fave bottle of that mysterious stain on the bottom. The best thing about it is there's no work for you to do so the tablets can clean your favorite tumblers while you complete other tasks, or kick back and relax.

    A before, during, and after photo of a metal water canister rusted, bubbly, and then clean after using the tablet

    Promising review: "I seriously can't believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting Hydro Flask coffee mug — I tried everything. Bottle brush, different kinds of soap, vinegar, EVERYTHING, and there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. It grossed me out so much that I bought ANOTHER Hydro Flask to replace it. Now eventually they both got black inside, so I tried these little magic tablets. I let a tablet sit in each of my mugs for an hour or two, and the black sludge rinsed out COMPLETELY, without even scrubbing. They look brand-new. What a magical product. No weird smell or taste afterward, either. I liked it so much I used it on another Hydro Flask I use primarily to hold my Bloody Mary mix in the fridge. I couldn't put anything else in it because it would always taste like spicy tomato juice. Bottle Bright to the rescue! No residual smell or taste anymore. AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING." —Amazon Customer

    Get 12 tablets from Amazon for $8.

    35. A powerful wheel cleaner that'll make sure no one will catch you ridin' dirty. When you spray it on your tires, the solution will begin to break down and dissolve the dust. You'll know it's working because it'll begin to change colors. Then, just rinse. You don't even have to scrub, and even if you do, the solution cuts normal scrubbing time in half.

    Promising review: "It will take one look from your friends to say, 'Did you buy some new wheels?' This stuff is absolutely amazing. For the full effect, dismount your wheel and spray the back. Go do something for 10 minutes. Wash with water, no scrubbing needed. Turn the rim face up, do it again. Do the rest of your rims, and don't forget the tire protectant when you reinstall them. This stuff will handle salt, road tar, off-road dirt, and mud; you get it dirty, it comes clean. Where was this stuff when I was racing off-road?" —johnfcon

    Get it from Amazon for $16.23.

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