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    31 Things From Amazon That Reviewers Say Made A Huge Difference In Their Home

    Work smarter, not harder, with these picks.

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    1. A set of NoNo Brackets, a unique type of curtain rod brackets that fit onto your existing blinds — so that you don't have to fool with drilling holes that you'll later have to spackle or get charged for (!!!) when you move out of your rental.

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    Promising review: "THESE ARE GENIUS. I hate trying to hang curtain rods. We live in a rental in Hawaii and all of the houses in my neighborhood have these awful hanging blinds with no room for a curtain rod. These brackets made such a huge difference. So easy to install. I seriously can't say enough good things." —Leah Hinders

    Price: $19.95 for a set of 3 brackets

    2. A roll of marble-print contact paper to cover up those less-than-pretty countertops in an afternoon!

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    Promising review: "I love this product. I changed my kitchen and bathrooms in my apartment and it makes such a huge difference. Tip: buy more packs than you think. I live in a townhouse and two rolls covered my kitchen. Two rolls covered my master bathroom. One roll covered my guest bathroom." —Adrian

    Price: $6.99+ (available in four sizes).

    3. A pack of LED Edison bulbs for those who really like the "Edison bulb" look, but prefer a brighter light than those bulbs usually give off. Warm lights are fun, but sometimes, you just need a strong light!

    Reviewer photo of three light bulbs in a chandelier above a dining room table
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    Promising review: "My lamp came with three Edison bulbs but I was not happy with their amber glow. I finally relented and found these 'daylight' bulbs and the description ain’t lying. Huge difference from the previous bulbs, in the way that I wanted. Literally looks the same as the light that comes in through the window. I also like that these don’t give off heat, as that was a minor concern with the old bulbs. They arrived a day sooner than expected, which is cool."—A. Fandl

    Price: $16.14+ (available in three colors and 5 or 10 packs)

    4. A subtle cord cover because cables can look so cluttered and unsightly, especially if you have a ton of electronics in one small area (guilty).

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    Promising review: "Great space saving solution for outlets behind cabinets and furniture. I was able to move a very large China hutch ~3 inches closer to the wall. That may not seem like a lot, but it makes a huge difference where it’s located. I just bought two more." —D.Gainey

    Price: $23.95+ (available in seven styles)

    5. A bathtub tray to immediately upgrade your bathroom and make you feel like you're about to take a bubble bath in a 5-star spa.

    Reviewer photo of the bamboo bathtub tray over a white bathtub with a book and wine on top
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    Psst! The sides extend! This means it can definitely fit your bathtub!

    Promising review: "This may be one of the best self-indulgent purchases I have ever made. I use it almost every day. it dries off beautifully, and while I'm sure in time all the steam will affect it, it still looks great. It's very sturdy, and I am quite happy having my little iPad in position so I can read. An excellent luxury purchase. Also, the fact that it's extendable makes a huge difference. I can use it on my super wide jacuzzi tub without a problem." —Ruthanne Reid

    Price: $37.97+ (available in seven colors).

    6. A blessedly effective carpet shampoo that'll have you asking, "What sorcery is this?!" You'll never have to call Stanley Steemer again.

    vacuum cleans a light stripe into dark, dirty tan carpet
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    Sunny & Honey is a family-run small business that offers products with bio-degradable and nontoxic ingredients. 

    Promising review: "This was recommended by my mother-in-law. I previously used Bissell cleaning products for our Bissell pet carpet cleaner and thought they worked well...until I tried this! It made a HUGE difference on our area rug. We could actually see a line separating the clean and dirty portions of the rug. It cleans amazingly and has a fresh scent. I bought the smaller bottle to try and since it worked so well, I just ordered the gallon size. You can see how much brighter the rug is after just a few passes. The sad thing is, we didn’t even realize how dirty the rug was. Now it looks brand-new! Highly recommend, the results are amazing!" —A. Customer

    Price: $16.12+ (available in two quantities)

    7. A weekly shower cleaner whose brand name says all you need to do to keep your showers sparkling — just wet and forget. There's no scrubbing required, simply spray away, let it sit, and then rinse to watch it wash away years of built-up grime, dirt, and gunk from your shower.

    reviewer image of shower tiles before and after using cleaner
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    Promising review: "Getting our house ready to list for sale and was contemplating replacing the glass shower doors in the master bathroom. Thought I would try to clean them first and stumbled upon WET & FORGET. Trust me, they were pretty neglected. After the first use, I noticed a huge difference and all I did was spray the walls and doors and rinsed the next day before showering. The next day I did use Lime Away with a Magic Eraser — no super scrubbing, just normal. Rinsed. The next Sunday (use this product once a week) I sprayed after showering again. Rinsed before showering the next day. THE DOORS LOOK NEW! I thought they were etched beyond repair — and I am SO pleased with the results!!! I definitely recommend WET & FORGET! It lives up to it's name. Plus, it costs a LOT LESS than new doors!!! I will continue to use this weekly in this house and will use it in our new home too!!" —Gail Mc

    Price: $16.89

    8. A box of dishwasher cleaning tablets because the thing that cleans your dishes also needs a good scrub-a-dub from time to time. Calcium buildup? Yucko.

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    Promising review: "This stuff works really well. I work in appliance repair and highly recommend it. If you are having a lot of residue in your dishwasher, the most important thing is to make sure your water is hot enough! At least 120 Fahrenheit. Use two tablets for heavy buildup, no detergent, and empty, and this should make a huge difference. If you use hot water and use this or Glisten regularly, your dishwasher will perform better and last longer. Great for removing soap and hard water residue." —No One

    Price: $8.85 for 6 tablets

    9. A package of Keurig cleaning cups so the next time you're in need of a caffeine fix, your machine can dispense it smoothly, without any buildup. The more coffee you make, the more your machine can take a beating, so give it the refresh it (and you) deserve.

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    Promising review: "5 stars!! These were really quick and clean... and easy!! So happy to have found these, my machine needed it bad. I use my Keurig everyday and recently noticed how dirty the needle was getting and the coffee was starting to taste “off." Will definitely start a routine cleaning with these cups! Made a huge difference." —Reggie Gonzalez

    Price: $9.45 for six tablets

    10. A sheet of stick-on tile backsplash to easily spruce up your kitchen space, even if you're a renter. No, really! It's as easy as peeling and sticking!

    Reviewer photo of the white subway tiles as a backsplash in a kitchen
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    Each tile is 12" X 12". 

    Promising review: "I put this up in my laundry room. It was easy to work with and install. Made a huge difference for very little money. We are very pleased and would recommend." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $39.99+ for 10 sheets (available in 10 colors)

    11. A Flush 'N Sparkle Toilet cleaning system that installs in your toilet's water tank so the bowl stays so clean, you can forgo having to scrub it yourself. And these cartridges last up to three months! The bleach cleansers will make your porcelain throne sparkle and shine with each and every flush.

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    Promising review: "I purchased two of these, one for each bathroom. One has an old large volume water flush, the other low volume 1.6. The low volume has always had odor and cleanliness problems and needed to be cleaned frequently. The Fluidmaster was easy to install and has made a huge difference. I'm very satisified. Slight bleach smell after first installing, but it subsides... besides, I'll take the bleach clean smell over the stall urine smell any day." —Patrick H

    Price: $11.94

    12. A fur remover broom to gather all your pet's shed hair into one collective pile. TBH, there's probs a lot baked into your carpet that you didn't even know was there...

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    Promising review: "I never take the time to write reviews but this product deserves it, I seriously cannot say enough about how well it works. I am beyond impressed! I bought this with the impression that it would be like any other pet hair product that says it does way more than it actually does. Especially for the price, my expectations were low. I vacuum and sweep my floors every other day. But the rug alone has so much fur deep in the fibers. I can tell a huge difference in the color of the rug after using the FURemover. I highly recommended this product to anyone who is uncertain this will work for you. It even works on the vinyl floors and extends to about 5 ft in length so it doesn’t hurt your back. It picks up fur with minimal effort. You can push it forward or even pull in back in a sweeping motion. Don’t hesitate buy it now!" —Lisa Clinton

    Price: $12.98

    Read more in our in-depth FURemover broom review to learn why it's perfect for carpet owners!

    13. A pair of shelf dividers for organizing your clothes into neat and distinct piles. These dividers provide stability for soft clothes that tend to fall over into one big pile of mess (sweaters, I am looking at you).

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    Promising review: "These created vertical 'bins' for my sweaters. I folded the clothes meticulously at first and it was wonderful. But even now, after getting a bit lax with that, these separators keep my shelf organized. I can find what I want and I can get it down without creating the avalanche of clothing that used to happen almost every morning. It’s a small thing, but it makes a huge difference in my busy morning routine. Everyone should get some of these." —Christine

    Price: $12.99

    14. A velvet slipcover to give your ragged old couch a completely new look. Plus, the slipcover comes with straps to hold it in place so you don't have to futz with it all the time to keep it sleek and smooth.

    Reviewer's photos of their couch before and after adding the slipcovers
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    Promising review: "Wish I'd grabbed a couple of 'before' photos to put on here so you could see what a huge difference this made, but it's given our old, worn-out sofa and loveseat a whole new lease on life. We were just going to replace them, now we may hold onto them a few more years. The fabric is absolutely beautiful, soft, and stretchy enough it fit both the sofa and loveseat well. I may do as another person suggested and get bedsheet grips to use on the cushions to make sure they don't ride up or come off, but so far, they haven't despite my husband, my cats and I all lounging on them. As you can see from my photos I chose not to wash the material to get the "wrinkles" out as I actually really like the 'crushed velvet' look it gave. Looks much nicer in person than these photos show. The material is fairly thick, especially compared to other sofa covers we've tried, so hopefully it will last, and if you have a brightly colored original sofa it shouldn't show through. Ours was a bright blue and nothing is showing through. But most importantly, it's SO soft! It's super snuggly and cuddly to sit on, and makes you want to just stretch out and take a nap! I definitely recommend this product." —Escape Films Jen

    Price: $37.49+ (available in four sizes and 10 colors)

    15. A silverware sorter that's a lifesaver if you cringe every time you open your silverware drawer and see your forks, knives, and spoons spilling out of their tray all willy-nilly.

    Reviewer photo showing their silverware in organizer
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    Promising review: "I live in an apartment and storage is limited. This has made a huge difference! It is easy to use and looks sleek. Great product!" —R. Coffman

    Price: $11.24

    16. A jetted tub cleaner, since you surely don't want to enjoy a relaxing self-care night at home while marinating in a bath tub filled with gunk. This cleaner will ensure your jets stay clear as crystal.

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    Promising review: "The jetted tub in our new house hadn't been cleaned in ages. I tried several products before this one but after using Yuk I can see a huge difference! The bubbles on top of the water are no longer brown." —BrendaV

    Price: $16.99

    17. An under-cabinet drawer to neatly hold your bottles of cleaners *and* to store smaller supplies like sponges, brushes, and cleaning cloths.

    Reviewer image of under the sink organization system
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    Promising review: "Sturdy, so easy to set up, and has made a huge difference organizing everything under the kitchen sink! I’m able to keep all my pet items in the drawer, and bottles on the shelf on top. No more bottles piled on top of each other!" —Alison L. Carter

    Price: $28.97 (available in two finishes)

    18. A compact carpet cleaner so you can finally tackle any pesky stains that have been living rent-free in your place for far too long.

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    Promising review: "This product is amazing and get up stains very well. It made a huge difference in my carpet and also my seats in the car." —jfrock

    Price: $108.59+ (available in three models)

    19. A pack of washing machine cleaner tablets to dissolve any stank-causing residue coming from your washing machine. Because the only thing worse than dirty clothes is dirty clothes that don't actually get cleaned in the washing machine...

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    Promising review: "Made a HUGE difference. My laundry again smells fresh and the clothes are cleaner. Both my husband and I noticed a sour odor to our wash on more than once occasion, even when I was sure to immediately upon finish of the wash cycle, to transfer the clothes to the dryer, so they wouldn't sit in a damp washer for long. Definitely worth purchasing and especially following the directions to send these tablets through the cycle three times if you have not tended to your washer previously. After that, once every 2-3 months works for me." —KEaton

    Price: $11.98 for six tablets

    20. A pan and lid organizer because it would be helpful to actually see all your pots, pans, and lids instead of just having them all in one extremely unsteady pile. Plus, this rack will prevent your cookware from scratching each other.

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    Promising review: "Can't believe how organized and tidy my kitchen has become with the addition of this pan and skillet rack! Such a simple solution that made a huge difference in my cabinet space." —Arlene

    Price: $19.87 (available in three finishes)

    21. A food storage container set if you need to keep your pets' kibble fresh and out of their greedy paws. The snap-lock latches will prevent moisture, pests and snacky pets from creeping in.

    the dog food storage set
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    It comes with two storage containers with lids (one 33-Quart and one 12-Quart) and a scoop. 

    Promising review: "These are great! I didn’t realize that they had a hinge on the back, I thought they had clips on both sides and lifted off. I’m so glad they have the hinge! These have made a huge difference in making the dog food accessible and organized. There is a groove on the top of the lid for the top container to fit into that helps the containers stay in place without sliding around and falling off. The wheels are also optional and I opted not to put them on because my kids would just roll the food around all the time but without the wheels they still work great. I am very happy with this purchase and would definitely recommend this product to anyone looking to organize their dog food or other items!" —SJSC

    Price: $36.99 (available in six colors)

    22. A lid organizer because it is time to admit that your kitchen drawers are basically a black hole. This will keep the tops of your food storage containers neat and tidy.

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    Promising review: "I am pleasantly surprised about the quality of this. I was afraid it was going to be very flimsy. It isn't. It made a huge difference in my plastic container drawer. Keeps everything nice and neat!" —beverly andin

    Price: $15.99+ (available in five sizes/styles)

    23. A set of refrigerator storage bins so you actually know what you have (and what you don't have!) instead of opening the fridge to see a jumbled mess and saying, "Welp, I guess I'm ordering takeout again!"

    Reviewer image of the bins in their refrigerator
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    This six-piece set includes two wide and two narrow drawers, one can dispenser drawer, and one egg drawer.

    Promising review: "Great way to organize the fridge! When my parents come over, I always try to get them to look in my fridge for something so I can show off how pretty it looks. Made a huge difference for me. I use the larger bins to store groups of things I usually use together for a particular type of meal. For example, one large bin contains all my refrigerated sand which-making ingredients (bread, deli meat, cheese, condiments, hummus, peprocinis, etc.) so that I can just pull the whole bin out of the fridge, make my sand which, load everything back in the bin, put the whole thing back in the fridge. Very efficient." —L.J.

    Price: $36.99

    24. A two-tier expandable shelf that'll bring order to your bathroom cabinet. There's even an opening in the center so it can fit around the sink pipes. Genius!

    Reviewer before and after photo with the shelf
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    Promising review: "I think my before and after pictures pretty much speak for themselves....these shelves made such a HUGE difference. My bathroom cabinet has pretty much never been so organized!" —Stefanie Lynnnn

    Price: $25.97

    25. A set of stainless-steel S-shaped hangers because everyone knows that it's basically impossible to fit more than three pairs of pants in any drawer. These'll maximize hanging space so you can store all your pants neatly in the closet and save the valuable drawer space for other clothes.

    Reviewer photo of the hangers
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    Each set comes with four hangers and 10 clips.

    Promising review: "They are perfect! I loved this product. Having a small room and closet I had to improvise and this definitely made a huge difference." —Alice romero

    Price: $18.99

    26. A pet hair remover if your upholstery is covered in so much shed pet hair that it's starting to look like it's covered in shag carpeting. Roll this bb around and pick up every last piece of hair.

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    Promising review: "The 10,000 positive reviews for this product do NOT lie!! I own a long haired German Sheppard and my house has never been the same: his hair is in my car, my bed, my clothes, countertops — it’s crazy. Sticky roll tools barely make a difference, but 5 seconds of the ChomChom make a huge difference. It’s worth the price because it doesn’t need a refill and continuously works well." —Lauren A

    Price: $26.95

    27. A broom and mop organizer so you no longer have to live with that precariously balanced pile of cleaning supplies that comes tumbling down the minute you grab your Swiffer.

    Reviewer photo of the organizer in a laundry room
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    Promising review: "My cleaning closet is clean! I did not have any clue what a relief it would be to not have to deal with a tangle of supplies right before getting into cleaning. I only have three items handles to hold in there but it still makes a huge difference. I highly suggest this, everyone needs one." —Alicia Skinner

    Price: $14.97+ (available in one, two and four packs)

    28. A bottle of wood polish and conditioner to revive all sorts of wood surfaces around the house. Hardwood floor that looks gray? Check! Kitchen cabinets you priced out as a total horror story? Check x2! Front door you thought about replacing? Check x3!

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    Enhances the natural beauty and depth of grain on finished *and* unfinished wood. You can use it on antiques, dining tables, kitchen cabinets, wood doors and trim, etc.

    Promising review: "I was extremely impressed with this product! My first try was on my front door. The pictures speak for themselves. Wow! Then I used it on every wood surface. Huge Difference! I highly recommend it." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $11.03

    29. A rolling laundry sorter if you've definitely given up halfway through separating your towels from your delicates and just tossed the whole load into the washer. *looks around nervously* Heh heh! Not me! I would never!

    Reviewer photo of the organizer
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    Some genius reviewers had the idea of labeling each bag to make it clear what's what. To do that, you'll need some letter stencils and a permanent marker.

    Promising review: "This product is very easy to assemble and very sturdy. It has already made a huge difference in the organization of laundry and makes separating our clothes a breeze. The removable sections are easy to put in and take out but do not slide around once in place. May order another one for our child!" —David Oliva

    Price: $40.97+ (available in three colors)

    30. A rainfall showerhead for when the showerhead that came with your apartment just isn't cutting it anymore. You deserve a luxurious shower. I mean, we all do, but especially you.

    Reviewer photo of the square shower head installed in their bathroom
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    This fancy baddie has an extendable, adjustable arm!

    Promising review: "Amazing showerhead! Took like less than 10 minutes to put it together. I never knew a shower head like this could make such a difference when showering! The most amazing shower you can take all because of this showerhead! Like WOW!! super extremely happy!" —Veronica

    Price: $32.99+ (available in three sizes and four colors). 

    31. A dryer vent coil brush to stop potential fires from occurring. You won't believe your eyes when you see what emerges from your dryer...

    Coil brush covered in lint with a before and after of the inside of a dryer with lint built up and then removed
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    Promising review: "I am a nut when it comes to cleaning the lint out of the dryer and this brush has made a big difference. It reaches further than what I had been using and gets the stuff out." —Avis Pitkow

    Price: $9.99

    How you'll feel when your home is in tip-top shape:

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