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    Just 26 Products That Will Keep Your Home Surfaces So Clean You Could Eat Off Of Them

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    1. Cleaning putty — this gel actually makes the act of cleaning super satisfying and fun. Plus, this reusable blob can fit into all the dusty nooks and crannies of your car, computer, and home... so stop snacking on the cracked chips in between your keyboard and put them in the trash where they belong!

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    Promising review: "Keyboards just get nasty. I work in IT and I've seen some doozys. I have a hard to find programmable keyboard at home and it just collects dust and gunk from somewhere, the ozone I suppose. Anyway, if you're deliberate in pressing the goop into crevices and making sure it gets forced into gaps and openings around the keys, and pull it out slowly, it will pull a surprising amount of debris out. I will definitely get another one when this one is 'used up' and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to anyone I care about." —Jmiker

    Get it from Amazon for $8.39.

    2. Reusable silicone dishwashing gloves with bristles that allow you're fingers to dig deep to make sure whatever your washing is sparkling clean. Plus, these gloves protect your manicure, keep your hands dry, and save you $$$ in the long run.

    Reviewer washing dishes with gloves

    Promising review: "Ok. I couldn’t even finish cleaning my kitchen without leaving a review because these are a GAME CHANGER! I recently have been trying to be environmentally more aware and I was going through sponges and gloves like crazy. But these just changed my life. They are a bit big. But I want a pair for every bathroom in my house, my garage! My yard work! Seriously say good bye to nasty sponges and dirty hands. These are amazing." —David and Emily Mcgregor

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    3. A mini desktop vacuum for all the snack crumbs, dirt, and dust that your desk has accumulated. Just slide this super cute device over your TikTok-worthy WFH set up for a quick cleanup in seconds., http://TikTok/@aishasaccessories

    Promising review: "I think I have only charged it once since I got it and have used it a number of times for crafting, home improvement projects, etc. I have been very impressed. It is nice for picking up all those loose bits that are hard to wipe up--paper cuttings, glitter, sawdust, etc. I may get some to give out as Christmas gifts." —Anon7

    Get it from Amazon for $11.98+.

    4. A reusable silicone dish sponge because regular sponges hold bacteria and tear easily so they need to replacing more regularly. Plus more at-home cooking this year = more washing — aka you'll spend more money on sponges! Save some dough and keep your dishes and kitchen squeaky clean with these antibacterial scrubbers that actually last.

    Reviewer holding silicone sponge over sink

    Promising review: "A few years back I thought I would give Peachy Clean Silicone Scrubber a try. Now nothing else will do. I love these. I've even give the away as gifts. Everyone I've given them to loves them as much as I do and will now only use these. They never smell, they last forever and are a very effective scrubber. The never damage my dishes, pots and pans. Not to mention, the mild peach scent is wonderful, not overpowering at all. No other scrubber will do." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    5. A soft cleanser that can remove stains, rust, scum, and grime from just about any surface in your home. It's perfect for hard-to-remove stains like permanent markers and knife marks on kitchen plates.

    And yup, it's safe to use in your bathroom, kitchen, and anywhere else that needs a good scrub and polish.

    Promising review: "I was so bummed when I scratched up my pretty white sink with pots and pans. I thought I'd need to have it replaced or try to sand it and refinish it somehow, but I bought this stuff as a last ditch effort to fix it myself. It takes some elbow grease to make them go away, the scratches don't just wipe off, but if you scrub at them for a few minutes they melt away pretty quickly. After two rounds my sink looks nearly brand-new again. It also worked on a few mineral stains in my bathtub that I thought were permanent after soft scrub failed to remove them. Again, a little of this stuff, the scrubby side of a blue sponge, a little bit of effort and they were gone!" —Dan Borden

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    To learn more about this, check out "You Can Use This All-Purpose Cleanser To Basically Clean Your Entire House."

    6. A natural glass cleaner so that if you actually did decide to eat off your immaculately clean mirror, it'd be chemical-free. Not only does this leave your windows, glass, and mirrors streak free but the ingredients are minimal — just some vinegar and essential oils.

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    Pardon Naturals

    Pardo is small Black-owned business that specializes in natural products for body, hair, and home (it all started when CEO, Rita Pardo, had difficulty finding cleaning and household products that didn't irritate the skin but were still just as effective as traditional brands). They also sell candles and pet products.)

    Get it from Pardon Naturals for $8.

    7. Wood polish and conditioner that'll ensure you get your apartment security deposit back. The blend of carnauba wax, beeswax, and oils will restore your hardwood floors, wood cabinets, doors, tables, and antiques so they can look showroom new again.

    Promising review: "OMG! This is the most AMAZING product! We inherited some antique furniture from the '30s that had been in storage forever. It was dry, dirty, and not much to look at. I used this product on it and the oak wood literally came alive, showing the beautiful grain and texture of the wood. I have since used it on my oak kitchen cabinets and they look AMAZING! I will never use anything else other than this product on my wood surfaces! No greasy feel, just a fantastic smell!" —Tiffany Sadowski

    Get it from Amazon for $14.85.

    To learn more, check out this wood polish's before and after photos.

    8. Stain removal pads every fur parent needs. If your pup insists on turning your $200 rug into their bathroom, then simply lay down these pads for 30 seconds. They even lift drink stains, dirt, oil, and get rid of odor.

    Reviewer showing pet pads on flooor

    Promising review: "These things are AMAZING. They are magical. If you have a pet that has accidents in the house, these are a MUST HAVE. After your pet has an accident, all you need to do is open up the packet, place the pad on the accident spot, and then step on the pad to release the magic formula. Leave it there for at least a half an hour or up to 24 hours. Why the discrepancy, you might be asking? Because these pads work on DRIED STAINS. My puppy has been driving me bonkers with accidents in the house, but I don't sweat it anymore thanks to these pads. They are seriously miracle workers and I will always have a supply of them in my house going forward." —Lisa Koivu

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    9. A squeegee broom with rubber bristles to remove hard water deposit stains from your shower door, pick up spills, catch pet hair, and make your cloudy windows crystal clear.

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    It's popular for cleaning pet hair, too! The natural rubber bristles attract fur on multiple surfaces, like carpet, tile, hardwood, and linoleum, AND the built-in rubber squeegee (aka the thing you use on your windshield) is great for cleaning windows and spills. Check out our in-depth review on it here!

    Promising review: "This is by far my favorite broom! I am a little obsessive about cleaning and this does so much! It gets the dog hair that is invisible to my eyes, it finds dirt that is super fine, and it goes from room to room without any issues! Cat hair on the carpet? This gets it off! Crumbs from dinner on the tile floor? This finds it! Spill water on the hardwood? No problem! I buy everyone one of these and I've only ever heard great things from them too!" —I Spend Too Much Money

    Get it from Amazon for $12.44.

    10. A two-piece window track cleaning brush to help get rid of the dust and dirt that gets trapped in there. It's easy to overlook that area when cleaning but you''ll be surprised (and disgusted) at what you find hidden in there.

    Model cleaning window with brush

    Promising review: "This is an amazing set of brushes. Don't be fooled by the low cost. The brushes are soft and long enough to get into tight spots but firm enough to hold up. They work amazing in those hard to get aluminum, window runners and sliding doors. I've used them to clean in inclosed fan blades, refrigerator, vents etc. etc. They wash easily and with a bit of TLC should hold their shape. Always nice to find something so simple and inexpensive that works so well." —CNJ

    Get a 2-pack from Amazon for $6.95.

    11. A 20-pack of generic melamine sponges that reviewers say are a dupe for the beloved Mr. Clean Magic Erasers — but for wayyyy less per sponge. Basically you can scrub every inch of your house without having to worry about transferring dirt from other surfaces because you get a ton of these magical sponges.

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    Promising review: "As good as Mr. Clean Magic Erasers but half the price. They clean so many surfaces better than anything. We use them at the bar and clean our chalkboards, metal sinks and ice wells, beer coolers, FRP backsplash walls, and even graffiti in the bathrooms comes off more easily with these than other cleaning products. I took one home and cleaned my shower faster and more easily than with bottles of shower cleaner. Highly recommended." —Stephen Brandau

    Get a 20-pack from Amazon for $9.95.

    To learn more, check out "I Swear By This Cheap Dupe For Magic Erasers."

    12. Reusable linen towels to soak up all of your messes without tearing. You can use them anywhere you would normally use traditional paper towels, but you can throw these in the washing machine and reuse them again and again! Who just become an eco-friendly newbie and saved a ton of money by not constantly repurchasing disposable paper towels? You!

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    Etsy/Hammer Thread Handmade

    Each order comes with a set of seven cloths.

    Hammer Thread Handmade is small business based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. They specialize in eco-friendly linens, decor, and accessories.

    Promising review: "I love the charcoal grey towels I got so much I just ordered another set. I'm finding more and more ways to use them, instead of paper, every day: under draining fruits and vegetables, in the refrigerator where our freezer leaks, under my teapot and compost container, at the master bath sink to wipe up after brushing our teeth and one has been designated as the "water on the floor" towel. We have definitely cut down on our paper towel use." —KaterHoad1

    Get a seven-pack from Hammer Thread Handmade on Amazon for $37+.

    13. A pumice ring remover that will scrub your toilet so well, it'll look brand new. It's made from porcelain and is safe for sinks, showers, and pools as well.

    Promising review: "Nothing worked until I bought this. It looks clean enough to drink out of now." —swiftstick

    Get it from Amazon for $11.29+.

    14. Wet and forget shower cleaner because are you one of those folks who absolutely hates cleaning but likes things to be spotless? Well, this stuff is perfect because it requires absolutely no scrubbing. Just apply the odorless solution to your tub daily and rinse it off with water. Your shower will look like the bathroom at the Ritz — no sponge required.

    Reviewer shower floor before and after using the shower cleaner

    Promising review: "This stuff is excellent. It performs as promised, it has a very nice scent, no fumes, and leaves shower clean with no scrubbing actually necessary. It is very easy to apply and rinse off. It is designed very well, with squirting spout separate from the large container and attached by a longish tube, so you don't have to hold the heavy container while applying the product. I've been using it for quite a while now, and I love it. I highly recommend it." —Stephanie Martin

    Get it from Amazon for $17.97.

    15. A dishwasher cleaner because the gunk from your dirty dishes doesn't just magically disappear — it gets stuck in its tubes and pipes. (Kind of like how my little brother cleans his room by stuffing everything in his closet.) Anyway, just add this cleaner to the machine and it will remove water, grease, detergent and food scraps.

    Promising review: "I’m pretty impressed with this product. We have ridiculously hard water in our house which has led to a yucky dishwasher. It didn’t get EVERYTHING off, but very close. First two photos are 'before,' last two are 'after.' " —Addy

    Get it from Amazon for $11.17.

    16. A garbage disposal brush so you can avoid the unpleasant odor that seeps out when old food gets stuck in the drain. The sturdy hard bristle brush ensures that you 1. never have to stick your hand down there (yuck!) and 2. your sink gets a THOROUGH cleaning.

    Reviewer holding garbage disposal brush

    Promising review: "This product can be a major kitchen product if you have issues with odors in your garbage disposal. We eat a lot of cereals for breakfast and almost all are loaded with preservatives, which are like glue when they get wet. For two years, we could not get rid of a foul odor for more than a day or two. I purchased this as a last resort, but only expecting it to help a little. The first time I used it, I was amazed at how much gunk was brushed away and odor was reduced." —C. D. Cornett

    Get it from Amazon for $14.63.

    17. Atwo-pack of grout cleaner because the outline of your floor tiles are not supposed to be that color. That's gunk, grime, and dirt, and it can easily be removed. Your floors will look showroom new after cleaning them with this product.

    Promising review: "LOL This stuff kicks *ss! We just moved into a house that was a rental for a couple of years and the bathroom tile was GROSS. I previously scrubbed them with Scrubbing Bubbles, and felt that the floor was “clean” but it still always looked gross. Then, this stuff. My type-A clean-freak personality is in total bliss. THIS STUFF WORKS. End of story. I still have a couple of stains that just won’t budge. But for the most part, the floors look great. If I had to, I’d have no problem eating off my bathroom floors now. Amazing." —Ashley

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $39.99.

    18. Windex disinfectant spray so that your otherwise perfect selfie may never be hindered by a dirty mirror. This spray gives you a streak-free shine with a pleasant lemon scent and I mean, what more could you ask for?

    Reviewer holding windex

    Promising review: "Love this product! The citrus scent is very nice and not overwhelming. I've used this on everything from countertops to bathroom floors and it feels better knowing that it's killing germs as well as giving me streak free shiny clean surfaces. This is my second order and will for sure by this again!" —Angelic Glam

    Get it from Amazon for $3.77+.

    19. A Bissell power fresh steam mop to help get rid of over 99% of germs on your floors and carpet, plus it can even pick up sticky hard-to-get stains. The microfiber brush scrubs clean while the delicious spring scent fragrance disc fills up the room better than any expensive candle.

    Promising review: "I have linoleum floors which have seen years of abuse, as I live alone and don't exactly clean every week. Therefore, this mop did not cut through all of the stains of 50 years and make everything look shiny new. But, it did give me the assurance that at least for that day, the floor was "clean enough to eat off." That is as long as it is used after the surface has been thoroughly vacuumed. It will NOT do a good job if there is a lot of dust on the floor. It also does not work on carpets. But, again, if you use it for what it was designed, hard floors (esp. tile and linoleum) it will work like a champ. Get extra value and use scented water, and it will smell clean as well." —B. Marold

    Get it from Amazon for $89.

    20. Wood cleaner and polish that will make your surfaces so clean and shiny, it'll look like a sparkling TikTok filter. You can use it on tables, furniture, and cabinets to make your kitchen look like it was staged for a Zillow listing.

    Promising review: "This product is just amazing! We have 40-year old Drexel Heritage wood furniture and the polish we were using began to dull & streak the wood. We used this product and our furniture looks like new! As an additional bonus, the wood does not attract dust and stays clean and shiny for days without have to give it a quick once-over. This product was also used on our less expensive accent wood pieces with the same marvelous results. We live in a very dry climate, so the conditioning is very helpful in keeping our wood from drying out. I am hopeful the attached pictures will capture the high-mirrored shine this product brings out in our wood. I would highly recommend this product." —Caro

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    21. A cast-iron chainmail scrubber to clean your pot so well, it'll look brand-new. Other cleaning products can be too abrasive and actually ruin pots and pans, but this cleans without scratching.

    Chain on cast iron
    Etsy/Chainmail Curtains

    Chainmail Curtains is a small business based out of Kostroma Oblast, Russia. They specialize in products made exclusively from cast iron.

    Get it from Chainmail Curtains on Etsy for $7.

    22. Heavy duty cleaning wipes that can be used on every single surface of your home. This isn't just your run-of-the-mill wipe — it can remove grease, tar, ink, paint, permanent marker, wax, scuffs, lip stick, nail polish, food and drinks, pet stains and more.

    Promising review: "This is the best sheet to use to remove grease stains. I was able to clean the microwave easily. Hope this picture shows the difference. I did not need to scrub. Just a few wipes and the dirt was gone. Smells like you’re eating an actual orange... big plus for me. My hands did not get dry after using either." —OneSourOne

    Get a tub of 90 wipes from Amazon for $13.94.

    23. A descaler for single use coffee dispensers because you were today-years-old when you realized these machines aren't self-cleaning. There's definitely built-up gunk back there but before you toss your precious java maker out the window, simply **add** this solution to your cart. You'll be tasting deliciously fresh coffee in no time.

    Reviewer before and after using descaler on coffee dispenser

    Promising review: "Purchased this Descaler as our several year old Keurig Single cup coffee brewer no longer brewed a full cup of coffee. Water flow was very slow and coffee cup only half-filled. Following the simple directions on the bottle and using just half a bottle of Descaler, the Keurig machine was restored to full performance. It also brewed a hotter cup of coffee! Very good product as far as I am concerned." —Barnett Tessler

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    24. A Stainless steel cleaner and polish that even comes with a microfiber cloth you'll use again and again (and again). This solution is so good, you'll actually be able to see your reflection... and more importantly, it gets rid of scuffs, dirt, and fingerprints.

    Promising review: "I took it out of the box, directed a few sprays at my fridge, and used the microfiber cloth to wipe with the grain of the stainless steel. My fridge was SHINING! GLOWING! I couldn't believe how good it looked and I took solace in the fact that the bottle size was big, because then I could get some serious use out of this cleaner. The only problem is, I've only had to spray it down once! This cleaner works so well that it some how repels my finger prints and I'm not spraying down my doors every time I touch them." —Jsssica Groves

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    25. An all-purpose cleaner popular for getting tough stains out of fabric. Your furniture will be finally be rid of all those stains from sauces, juices, and coffee that you meant to clean as soon as you got home but... never did.

    Promising review: "I had some dining chairs with cream upholstery that needed some cleaning. I have three small boys that make lots of messes and I do not see myself replacing my dinning chairs anytime soon until the kids are much older so I was looking for something to do the trick and clean up these embarrassingly looking chairs. I ordered this and this stuff wiped off 12 plus years of grime, food spills, red soda stains, etc! it removed it all and my cream chairs look brand new as if I just purchased them. What a difference I never thought 12 years of built on junk could be removed! Not only did it remove it, but it removed it fairly easy with very little elbow grease. They look as if I had been scrubbing all day long to get them clean! THIS STUFF." —Milky

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    26. A biodegradable stain removal spray for fabrics, aka you won't have to throw out your favorite clothing because of accidental wine spills or grease stains. It even works on delicate items like silk and wool! Simply spray directly on the soiled spot, let it sit for 10 minutes, toss it in the washer, and that's it.

    Model spraying product on surface

    Celsious is a Black- and woman-owned business founded by sisters Corinna and Theresa Williams that specializes in sustainable garment care and accessories.

    Get it from Celsious for $10.

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