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    38 Problem-Solving Products That Will Help You Check Off All The Annoying Tasks On Your To-Do List

    You'll feel so accomplished when you can finally toss out that to-do list at the end of the day after crossing off every last thing.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A microfiber window blind cleaner if you've been putting off cleaning your dusty blinds because it's just so dang hard to do! With three blades that clean two blinds at once, you'll be done in no time and finally be able to tackle the dreaded chore.


    This set includes five microfiber duster sleeves you can wash and reuse as well as a tiered plastic base.

    Promising review: "OK I'll be honest, I ordered this because of the price. After reviewing several other options and having been disappointed with previous dusters I've had, I figured why spend more money on something that isn't going to work? So I ordered the least expensive option but WOW does this little tool rock!!!! It's very easy to use and clean. It does a fantastic job of cleaning and dusting the blinds and gets ALL of the crud off of them. My blinds haven't been this clean since the day they were first installed. VERY happy with purchase." —Amazon Shopper

    Get the six-piece set from Amazon for $8.99 (available in two handle colors).

    2. Puffer fish dryer balls so darling, you won't mind that you're putting your fourth load of laundry in for the day. These reusable guys will reduce static and make your clothes softer.

    one white and one blue puffer fish-shaped dryer ball sitting in laundry

    Promising review: "While they may be a bit strange-looking, these are a very smart purchase. Not only are they basically eternally useful, they're freaking adorable. I no longer have to buy dryer sheets, as these little fish are fantastic at removing static and lint from my clothes. Even after quite a bit of use, they are showing no wear and tear, nor are they becoming any less effective. My only extremely minor complaint is the initial noise level they generate when you start the dryer. And that's only because I'm too lazy to bury them in my clothes to avert such a situation, which you may be willing to do. For anyone who may be wondering, they are approximately the size of a small apple and they are not rock hard, but very firm. They don't squish easily and they retain their color exceptionally well. No need to worry about clothes being damaged or stained by these little fellas." —BecauseITry

    Get two from Amazon for $23.99.

    3. A stainless steel cleaner because let's be honest — when's the last time you wiped off those fingerprints on your kitchen appliances? This great cleaner won't leave behind any streaks, and your appliances will look brand-new!

    A reviewer photo showing before and after of a stainless steel oven after being cleaned with stainless steel cleaner

    The plant-based, lavender-scented cleaner comes with a microfiber cloth for you to use on your appliances, and reviewers say you only have to use a little bit of the cleaner to clean your entire fridge or oven, which means one bottle will last you a really long time.

    Promising review: "The stainless-steel appliances in our rental were so stained and smudged. Regular cleaners didn't work. I saw this product recommended on TikTok, and immediately looked it up on Amazon. The reviews were good and price was right, but what won me over was the plant-based ingredient list and lavender scent. I used the product the day it arrived in the mail. Worked like a charm! Easy-to-use spray, microfiber cloth included. So now my stainless-steel appliances look shiny and my kitchen smells amazing! Highly recommend." —diana

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

    4. A set of bag holders that keep your food storage bags upright so you can fill them with ease. It'll improve your weekly meal prepping by leaps and bounds.,

    It has a nonslip base so you can rest assured it won't slip around as you pour large amounts of soup into your freezer bag!

    Promising review: "I love these holders! No more getting the bag dirty and contaminated on the outside when doing chicken or worry about holding the bag up while holding chicken. These are amazing. Also, will be helpful when emptying discarded liquids. Won’t need another set of hands. They are easily adjustable for multiple size plastic bags and they are sturdy. You will not regret buying these!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a six pack from Amazon for $12.99.

    5. A container lid organizer because putting away all of your clean dishes shouldn't result in an avalanche of lids falling out of your cabinet. This keeps them all upright and easy to grab!

    You can adjust the dividers to perfectly accommodate the lids, and the organizer has a handle on the end for you to easily pull it out of a cabinet.

    Promising review: "This product does exactly what it is supposed to and does it well. In under 15 minutes I took my nightmare lid drawer and turned it into a functional, convenient storage space. The dividers were simple to install and provided flexibility. Slowly but surely I am getting my tiny, chaotic kitchen under control, and this got me a huge leap closer." —S. Hawthorn

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in five varieties).

    6. A dishwasher magnet so you can finally stop screaming out "IS THE DISHWASHER CLEAN OR DIRTY?!" every time you have a dirty spoon. Bonus: the modern design will blend beautifully into your kitchen decor.

    round magnet with "clean" right side up and "dirty" upside down
    1620 Designs / Etsy

    1620 Designs is a woman-owned business based in Plymouth, Massachusetts that specializes in laser-cut engraved rustic signs.

    Promising review: "Love this clean/dirty magnet for my dishwasher! Nice, clean lines and a quality product. Delivery was super fast! I would highly recommend this shop!" —kglaramore

    Get it from 1620 Designs on Etsy for $11.25.

    7. A spinning makeup brush cleaner that makes cleaning brushes feel like a game at the arcade. Just attach your brush to the motorized wand, dip it in the bowl that has water and your chosen cleaner, and have fun blasting all that makeup away!

    Gif of model using the cleaner
    Reviewer before and after image of a dirty brush

    It comes with the brush spinner, charging station, eight rubber collars that securely connect the makeup brush to the spinner, a glass bowl, and a splash guard ring.

    Promising review: "I use my makeup brushes daily, and they get filthy. I've used other cleaners and this product wins hands-down. The wand and the cleaner itself takes all the hard work and does it for you, not to mention the the brushes dry in seconds. This is the cleanest my brushes have ever been. Highly recommend." —Valerie

    Get it from Amazon for $22.09+ (available in two colors).

    8. A rubber squeegee brush capable of lifting up so much pet hair you didn't even know was trapped within your carpet. You might THINK your vacuum picked up all your pet's fur, but just you WAIT until you run this brush over your carpet and see huge fur balls appear.,

    Reviewers suggest using short, quick strokes over your carpet or rug to get the most pet hair out. This broom also works great for collecting pet hair on hardwood floors as the rubber bristles work like a magnet to gather all the hair in one big clump.

    Promising review: "Didn’t expect much, just bought this on a whim because on of those 'Things from Amazon that actually work' articles you see on social media. Well, I can say that it actually worked perfectly! I thought my carpet was clean because I have a full-size 'pet' vacuum, but I can tell that this broom is the only thing able to get deep enough and pull all that hair and dirt out of the fibers. Even works better on my tile floors than a regular broom. It doesn’t kick up dust particles or leave them behind. Also, I feel you can use this instead of your mop since it also has a squeegee and can be cleaned just by rinsing it. So you get a twofer with this." —Nelio

    Get it from Amazon for $12.44.

    9. An all-purpose cleaner you'll always want to make sure you have on hand. This great-smelling option does it all — it'll clean floors, counters, walls, windows, tubs, sinks, you name it!

    a bottle of cleaning concentrate
    Good Vibes

    The formula is very concentrated, so make sure to dilute with some water before cleaning.

    Good Vibes is a Black woman-owned small business in Philadelphia that makes an array of plant-based cleaning products.

    Get it from Good Vibes for $10.

    10. A set of shower curtain rings with hooks on *both* sides so you can remove just the liner when you need to clean it without having to dismantle your entire shower curtain set-up. It's the little things in life that matter, you know?!

    A close-up of the product showing how each of the two hooks on the bottom can hold a differ thing, with the text
    A reviewer photo of the hooks in their shower

    BuzzFeed Shopping editor Elizabeth Lilly has and loves these. Check out her full shower hook review (#3).

    Promising review: "Where have these hooks been all my life?! They make removing the shower curtain liner for washing SO much easier. The quality is great, and they actually glide across the bar." —CASEINPOINT

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in four colors).

    11. A hands-free shopping bag carrier if, because of your busy schedule, going to the grocery store is a rare occurrence and now you have oodles of bags to carry home. Never fear — this ergonomically designed carrier can hold up to 200 pounds while still leaving your hands free to open doors or make phone calls.


    Promising review: "I've tried so many different products that are supposed to allow you to carry multiple bags at once, but nothing has worked as well as this! It's easy to use: Just hold one end of the handle and thread the other end through the handles on the bags. Carrying the bags over my shoulder works really well for me because it allows me to spread the weight of the bags over my hips and back rather than taking all the weight on my shoulder. It's very well made, sturdy, and really makes your life easier. It's worth the money." —S. Hill

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    12. The Safety Nailer for anyone who's been meaning to do some handiwork around the house but is very scared of using a hammer. Now you can finally hang up pictures on your wall without the fear you'll whack your thumb! 

    hand using the red grip

    It was invented by a former Navy safety officer!

    Promising review: "I am teaching my daughters how to wield a hammer and this is the piece of equipment that is saving their fingers. Yes, we learn by experience, but this will keep them interested in helping me. Pain/smashed fingers tend to keep you off of learning a new skill. They seem to be strong; I grabbed one the day I got them and purposefully missed a few times and it saved my fingers. They are still in one piece and work fine. A bit time consuming to stop and drop a nail in every time, but worth it for small projects or for those that constantly smash their fingers." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99

    13. An ingenious sandwich cutter and sealer with the ability to transform a regular PB&J into an exact replica of those Uncrustables sandwiches your kid loves. It also helps spice up the everyday humdrum of making lunch!

    The sandwich cutter and sealer
    Reviewer's photo showing homemade uncrustables

    Promising review: "These have been a GAME-CHANGER in this house!! My son has always begged me for Uncrustables but my wallet didn’t agree with them. I LOVE being able to make them at home and customize them to exactly what they would like them filled with! I make two weeks' worth of sandwiches at a time and store them in sandwich bags in the freezer so in the morning during the school year we can just grab and go! Love them!" —Katherine Smaczniak

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $19.96.

    14. A moisture meter so you never have to wonder if you're watering your plants too much (or not enough!). It's especially helpful if you have a ton of plants that require different watering schedules., Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "This item is great. I can check how wet my plants are down where the roots are. So no more overwatering! It is very accurate. This works great!!" —Terri Carlson

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97+ (available in black or green).

    15. A sock organizer to clip all your socks onto *before* throwing them into the washing machine so you can actually find each sock's partner when you're sorting your dried clothes. Anything that makes doing laundry go by faster is a win in our book!

    model holding up a string of clipped socks that are going into the washing machine

    Promising review: "These work. They are of good quality construction. I had a sock problem, and these have stopped the unexplained disappearance of socks. Obviously, the sock monster can't swallow the Sock Dock full of socks, only single socks." —A.D. Burnette

    Get it from Amazon for $16 (available in four colors).

    16. A washable sponge because washing your dishes with a stinky, grimy sponge is low-key the worst. Whenever this sponge starts to get a little funky, simply throw it in the washing machine or dishwasher, and then it'll be good as new!

    A sponge with a floral design and mesh overlay sits in a wooden bowl
    Marley's Monsters/Etsy

    Make sure to air dry this, and if you're washing it in the dishwasher, don't place it near knives as they can puncture the sponge.

    Marley's Monsters is an eco-friendly small business in Eugene, Oregon. Owner Sarah Dooley has products ranging from reusable "paper" towels to coffee filters to bowl covers...and that's just a handful of the kitchen products! There are also finds for bath and body, baby, and the home.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this sponge. I love that it's reusable and it does a better job of cleaning pots and pans than a disposable sponge." —Kristina Babinski

    Get it from Marley's Monsters on Etsy for $12+ (available in four colors).

    17. Or a Scrub Daddy that's as cute as it is useful — plus: how could you not be happy looking at this smiling face?! This high-tech tool becomes a firm sponge under cold water and a soft scrubber under hot water. And it stays odor-free for eight weeks unlike traditional sponges.

    yellow scrub daddy
    green scrub daddy

    If these sound familiar, it's because they've been featured on Shark Tank!

    Promising review: "I don't have a dishwasher and have used so many products full of promise. THIS however, cleans better than anything I've ever used. Goes from scrubbing glass to pans with ease. Gets to the grease, lipstick, baked on junk, all of it and so easy, no elbow grease required. Does not scratch and rinses clean without much effort. I'm a customer for life! I've used the pictured sponge (left) for three weeks and it's still going strong." —Denice

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $9.99.

    18. An automatic stirrer so your food doesn't burn at the bottom of the pan as you're running around the kitchen doing a million tasks, like chopping veggies, answering the phone, or listening to your kid ask, "Is dinner ready yet?" a million times.

    red stirrer mixing up a stew on the stove

    You'll need four AA batteries to get this thing going. It has three speed options — all you do is place it in a pan, turn it on, and it will rotate the food on its own! You can also take off the legs to clean them in the dishwasher.

    Promising review: "Love this thing. It makes soup SO easy! I got it for my husband for Christmas...thought it looked like a cool gadget but wasn't sure how much he would actually use it. He uses it ALL the time. He is an ex-chef and cooks constantly, and uses this thing every time he makes soups, sauces, etc. Frees up his hands for chopping and other things. Durable, easy to use, highly recommended!" —jess24

    Get it from Amazon for $33.95

    19. A cleanser and polishing powder if you've been meaning to clean up that crusty, burnt, stained pot for days now. That "before" and "after" shot speaks for itself!

    The cleanser is nonabrasive, bleach free, and effective on most surfaces in the kitchen, bathroom, and outdoors.

    Promising review: "As you can see in the photo, it’s safe to say this stuff works. I left it on for a little while, and when I came back, this was the result of less than two minutes of scrubbing!" —Donette

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $10.99.

    Check out our full review of the Bar Keepers Friend all-purpose cleanser here!

    20. A bedsheet detangler that'll prevent your bedsheets from getting bunched up in the washing machine and dryer. They actually make your sheets dry faster with fewer wrinkles — no need to run the dryer multiples times anymore!

    the wad free pads attached to a bed sheet

    These detanglers from Wad-Free aren't recommended for use with bamboo, eucalyptus, or rayon sheets.

    Wad-Free is a small business that invented this laundry gadget to prevent sheets from tangling, twisting, and balling up during the laundry process.

    Promising review: "I don’t know what kind of magic makes these things work, and I don’t care as long as it keeps my sheets from tangling up in the washer and dryer. This saves me so much time in the laundry room. I have king-sized sheets that always end up in a twisted cocoon of wetness in both my front-load washer and my dryer. Before I always had to stop the dryer and untangle everything — now I just toss them in with no worries. I admit when I first purchased it I expected it wouldn’t work, but was willing to try if there was a slim chance it might. After washing and drying three separate loads of sheets with Wad-Free I purchased two more sets of Wad-Free for my parents. Friends and family are definitely getting this for the holidays come December." —ZombieQT

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    21. An Angry Mama microwave cleaner to get rid of all those food splashes that are covering your microwave right now and making it look like a Jackson Pollock painting. Using this simple gadget is 10 times easier than scrubbing the gross, dried food yourself.

    To use, remove the head, add water, and vinegar, then microwave for about seven minutes. It softens the food particles so you wipe them away easily. You can also add a squeeze of lemon juice to the water/vinegar mixture to freshen up and get rid of the microwave odors that build up.

    Promising review: "Used this for the first time today — it works! I didn’t see a plume of steam as I anticipated, but nonetheless, it broke up all the grease and speckles left in the microwave and afterward it all wiped away with ease. I did as recommended on the box and added a little vinegar and lemon to the water. I think this made a solid difference and this will be a household staple for our microwave cleaning." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.88+ (available in three colors).

    22. A jar of internet-beloved The Pink Stuff, capable of removing set-in rust stains in your kitchen sink, burnt-on food in your oven, and dark scuffs on your wall. It's harder to find something this miracle cleaning paste can't do!

    A customer review before and after showing the results of using The Pink Stuff on their stovetop
    A customer review before and after showing the results of using The Pink Stuff on their sink

    Promising review: "THIS STUFF IS MAGIC. If you’re questioning getting this to clean harder stains or anything, this is your review to read! I was a little skeptical because I’ve tried many things to clean my shower door with the hard-water stains and nothing really ever got it completely clean...this stuff did! I wish I would have taken before pictures. It did take a couple applications and some scrubbing, but honestly I didn’t have to scrub hard, just used a wet cloth and this and my shower door is now completely clean without any hard water stains! I’m obsessed. Now to see what else I can clean with it." —Rachel Anne Deaton

    Get it from Amazon for $7.57.

    23. A seemingly magical carpet cleaner that has the power to lift even the most set-in of stains. Using this is a much better solution than placing a piece of furniture over the stain and forgetting about it!

    reviewer's stairs with red food stains completely removed from a carpet and walls

    Don't worry — that's just ketchup in the photo!

    Promising review: "It’s a miracle in a bottle. My German shepherd mix decided to pull a black fountain pen out of my purse and chew it to pieces on my beige carpet while I was sleeping — this cleaner lifted the stain and now it’s like the devastation my dog caused never happened! As soon as I saw it lifting the ink, I got back on Amazon and bought more bottles. I will never let myself run out of this. I use it in my Bissell carpet cleaner for some crazy good cleaning power. I’ve become that weird lady who goes around singing the praises of a cleaning product. No regrets." —L. Logan

    Get it from Amazon for $11.69.

    24. A bottle of hard water booster powder so you can finally blast away all that ugly residue hard water leaves behind. You'll love that your dishes actually come out looking clean after just one cycle in the dishwasher!

    Reviewer photo of stained mug next to a clean mug after using powder

    Promising review: "This seems to work really well in our dishwasher. The dishwasher was starting to leave a white film on everything and smell bad. I started using this along with the maximum or ultimate (I can't remember which right now, and I'm too lazy to go check) all-in-one Finish detergent pods, and it's been working great and getting the dishes clean. Also, we have well water." —Carole

    Get it from Amazon for $2.47.

    25. A gardening tool to help you complete all your outdoor tasks: the angled, scoop-like design of the blade will help you dig in the dirt while the serrated edge is perfect for sawing off twigs and branches or even cutting twine. You can also measure planting depth with the inch marks on the blade.

    Holistic Habitat

    The tool is rust-resistant and can be resharpened if needed.

    Holistic Habitat is a woman-owned small business in Charlotte, North Carolina, that specializes in home decor and donates 15% of their profit to education initiatives.

    Get it from Holistic Habitat for $38.

    26. pet grooming glove with 255 silicone grooming tips that pick up all the loose hair in your pet's coat so you won't have to vacuum up as much hair later. Not only will you get to spend some quality time petting your furry friend, your dog will paws-itively love getting a 'lil massage from the bristles! 

    The grooming glove with silicone bristles full of hair held in front of AnaMaria's French bulldog
    Cat next to glove absolutely full of fur
    AnaMaria Glavan / BuzzFeed,

    BuzzFeed Shopping editor AnaMaria Glavan swears by this product. She writes: "The glove is super comfortable and using it couldn’t be more foolproof: Just put it on and run your hands through your pet’s fur. That’s it! The silicone grooves pick up so much fur with ease. Like, my dog looks close to hairless. HOW is he shedding so much?!?! After a few runs, I found that I would have to remove fur from the glove before continuing (you can pick up the fur with your other hand or run the glove under some water — either works) but it’s no biggie. The silicone actually makes it really easy to keep this clean. We got Rockie when he was 5 and he’d been riddled with skin issues and allergies, so I was pretty nervous to use anything that could potentially aggravate his conditions. However! Not only does this *not* bother his skin, but he…loves this. A lot. He starts snoring after exactly two run-throughs on his back. Also, his coat looks SO shiny after each use! TL;DR: this is one of those inexpensive add-ons that any pet owner should have on hand."

    Promising review: "Holy moly! This glove saved my fiancé-ship!! My fiancé’s cat, Roswell, is so darn sheddy, his hair was getting everywhere. On the counters, on the beds, even on my hair! But this handy-dandy cat glove reduced the amount of hair flying around in the air. AND! Roswell loves it! Everyone’s a winner!! Here’s to the cat glove...may you live forever!" —Colby I Wallis

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    27. A Rubbermaid power scrubbing brush — it's an oddly entertaining motorized tool that will take the pain and suffering out of scrubbing your tile grout.

    Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed,

    Promising review: "Last night I was reborn. What is the cause of this renewed zest for life, you might ask? It was the use of the Rubbermaid Reveal Power Scrubber on my shower grout. It elevated a simple baking soda-and-water solution to alchemical proportions. My pink-tiled shower, the one that came with my scummy apartment, the one that never looks clean no matter how many hours of backbreaking labor I put in, now looks bright, clean, and full of promise. An otherwise disgusting and dated purely utilitarian part of my home is now art. TL;DR: This is absolutely incredible." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    Check out our full Rubbermaid Power Scrubber review.

    28. A pack of oven liners that protect the bottom of your oven from those awful drips and spills that happen when you're cooking up a casserole. Much easier to clean this than your entire oven!

    pie in an oven with drips collecting on an over liner

    Promising review: "I have often lined my oven with a custom fit pan, or with simple aluminum foil, but after cleaning my oven recently, I decided I needed something a bit more hearty than my standard silver colored sheet liner. I ordered these before Thanksgiving and put them to the test the day before and the day of. My oven was on at least 350 degrees for 12 hours one day and 6 hours the next. The mat held up perfectly. No wrinkling or buckling due to the heat, no melting, and thanks to liner, my sweet potato casserole with the butter and pecan and marshmallow topping that bubbled up left no mess in my oven. Once the oven cooled, the crisp baked mess brushed right off and the mat went right back into the oven!" –Pepperite

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $12.99.

    29. A clothes folder because that pile of clean clothes in your laundry room isn't going to fold itself! This is so easy and satisfying to use, you might actually look forward (gasp!) to putting your clothes away.

    A step-by-step image on how to use the perforated folder

    It can be adjusted to accommodate thicker pieces like sweaters.

    Promising review: "You would think folding is simple, but with this product, it's a perfect fold every time. It makes a pile of clothing so compact. Everything is uniformly folded. Makes putting clothes in drawers so much neater and more orderly. It makes my life easier." —S. Erhart

    Get it from Amazon for $10.49.

    30. Durable all-purpose wipes so you can finally get rid of stains on clothes, furniture, and pots and pans that you thought were very much permanent. We're talking tar, ink, paint, permanent marker, nail polish — you name it, it's gone!,

    These work great for car repair and interior car spills as well. Note that while these are great for messes and stains, they don't disinfect.

    Promising review: "These towels are awesome for so many things. They are large and very sturdy, so they work well for household cleaning. The real benefit for me, though, is having a wipe that works for things like the grill, the oven, the dashboard of my car, muddy shoes, chairs and umbrellas that go to soccer games and practices, and lawn furniture. I frequently wipe something down, rinse the towel, and wipe again. The wipes are heavy enough to go through three to four rinses and wipes and still hold up. The smell is mild and doesn't linger on my hands or what I've wiped down. I use these almost daily, so the 90-count canister lasts about three months and the last towel is never dried out when I get to it. The lid closes securely, yet is easy to open and the towels dispense easily through the opening without getting bunched up. Because the canister is heavier than most, and the lid fits well, it's easy to throw one of these in the trunk or cargo area, and I don't worry about it leaking. The canister (minus the lid) is recyclable when the towels are gone — an added bonus." —COMom

    Get a pack of 90 from Amazon for $7.99.

    31. A cute magnetic chore chart that will make you feel like a kid again as you check off each task you complete. No, your mom won't give you a sticker once you're done washing the dishes, but you're an adult now! You make the rules! Reward yourself with a sweet treat or a 30-minute break to catch up on reality TV.

    green chore chart with words and checkmarks on it

    Includes a magnetic chore chart and liquid chalk markers. Note that the magnet doesn't work on most stainless steel.

    Promising review: "I love this chore chart! I use it as a combo chore/behavior chart. It’s easy to personalize because it’s a blank chart. I love that I can set the points and the reward up myself. It’s great having the option for daily and weekly tasks. The magnet is huge and sticks easily. I’ve tried so many different types and this is the only one that fits our family and works well. I’ve showed all my friends. This is my favorite purchase all summer — and I’ve made a lot!" —MrsDavis123

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in 15 designs).

    32. A cleaning gel so you can pretend you're playing with a piece of slime while simultaneously cleaning out the nooks and crannies of your car.

    model using blue slime to clean in the vents of a AC in a car

    Promising review: "If you like it not just clean but super clean, get this. I got this to detail my car. There are a lot of corners inside the car that are hard to clean. This is fun and definitely will give you a lot of satisfaction after you are done. You cannot wash this so instead of using the whole pod, I just pinch and use part of it. I did not put the used one back since I do not want to contaminate the pure clean ones. I used the portion till it is too dirty and then I just threw it away. It will clean the tiniest place for you. Very satisfying." —Lovelearn

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    33. An Instant Pot Duo Crisp if you're looking to invest in something that practically cooks dinner for you. This ridiculously handy 11-in-1 kitchen gadget does it all: it pressure cooks, sautés, steams, slow cooks, sous vides, warms, air fries, roasts, bakes, broil and dehydrates. You might never have to turn on your oven or stove again!

    stainless steel instant pot with an air fryer attachment. fully roasted chicken next to it

    Promising review: "I purchased my Instant Pot Duo Crisp Pressure Cooker at the end of spring and it has made my summer cooking so easy. I did not even take out my grill this year, I have used my oven only a handful of times, and my cooktop thinks I have abandoned it. I have cooked everything from boiled eggs to country spare ribs in my Duo. I have used it to sauté, as a slow cooker, pressure cooker, to bake, broil, and air fry. I am in love with this appliance and wondering why it took me so long to get one." —Mark S.

    Get it from Amazon for $199.95.

    34. A Thaw Claw that keeps your frozen meat submerged in cool water, which is a safe and super-effective way to defrost your meat when you're in a rush. It comes in clutch for those nights you don't have time to run to the grocery store but still want to have a home-cooked meal.

    white claw keeping meat underwater to defrost

    Promising review: "Wow! I saw this on Facebook and decided to purchase it. It's really amazing! Slice a frozen package of ground beef or chicken under the claw and in no time the food is thawed. I've used this on chicken breasts, frozen salmon, and ground beef, and while I am preparing the other ingredients I've left this in the sink with just enough cold water to cover the claw and my meat is ready. You will not be disappointed!" —Jim Wamsley

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95 (available in three colors).

    35. Mop slippers you can slide on over your shoes so you can literally dance all over your room and still get your cleaning done. Sounds like a win to me!

    Promising review: "I loved the fact I could put these on my feet and clean my hard wood floors easily without breaking my arms like I do with the handheld mops. AND they polish the floors so much better than anything else I’ve used! I use the Bruce floor cleaning spray and then slide/dance across the floor to polish. Another perk, you get a great workout from it!!" —B dunn

    Get a pack of 10 from Amazon for $16.86.

    36. A robot vacuum because anything that can do a chore for you is definitely worth the splurge. It's extra useful if you have a dog who sheds constantly and you can never keep up with all that fur.,

    Promising review: "Wow...worth the money!!!! Thanks to my mom, ever since I got my Eufy vacuum robot, I was in LOVE!!!! It did an amazing job keeping the house clean. Honestly, I was so impressed with the vacuum. You would think my house was clean, but when I used the vacuum on the house, it picked up so much dirt and junk, it was incredible. What was so astounding about Eufy was it was so quiet and yet the suctioning power was impressive." —YKR

    Get it from Amazon for $199.99 (clip the coupon for an extra $50 off!).

    37. An oven scrub cleaner for anyone who can't remember the last time you gave the inside of your oven a deep clean. It's time for that burnt cheese that's been stuck to the bottom since 2019 to finally go away.

    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).

    38. A 43-in-1 tool (yes, really!!) that's as thin as a credit card so you can take it with you wherever you go. Use it as a screwdriver, box cutter, wrench, protractor, letter opener....the list goes on and on!

    model holding the credit card-shaped tool on the left and the same model using the tool as a screwdriver on the right

    Promising review: "This tool is extremely sturdy for how thin it is. It doesn’t feel any different in my wallet, and I find myself using the tool every now and then. It’s a nice touch when you need one of the many tools like a box cutter, bottle opener, or screwdriver. The build quality is excellent and extremely durable, and it’s not too heavy." —Mohammad Rouie

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95+ (available in two colors and with the option for an included money clip).

    You pretending like you're still busy (so no one bothers you) even though you've actually finished all of your chores for once:


    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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