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    14 Things For Anyone Who Needs To Clean Their Home ASAP

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    1. A pumice cleaning stone to quickly break down all of the nastiness in your toilet and have it just as sparkly clean as the day you moved in.

    Promising review: "I have a 19-year-old master bathroom toilet that had accumulated some nasty stains over time that regular toilet brushes and cleaning products just would not remove. I decided to try this pumice stone, figuring that the worst that could happen would be that it scratched the porcelain and I'd have to replace the toilet. Which was what I would have had to do anyway if I couldn't get the disgusting stains out. The pumice stone worked like a charm! Given the nature and severity of the stains, it required some elbow grease, but 10 minutes later, I have a new-looking bowl, and I see no signs of scratching. I am very happy with this purchase...well worth the very low price!" —Happy Retiree

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (also available as a pack of two or four).

    2. A cooktop cleaner kit that'll leave your stove looking shiny and flawless in just a few minutes. It even comes with a scrubbing pad and scraper tool so you can chip away at the pasta sauce that splattered everywhere and refuses to leave.

    Promising review: "This product is amazing!!! I cannot believe what it took off our stove top! We bought a house and the electric stove was left and I had tried everything to get it looking new and clean, EVERYTHING. I'd seen this on TikTok and figured I’d give it a shot and WOW am I glad I did. Hello new clean stove." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.88

    3. Or a gas range cleaning spray to instantly cut through grease and eliminate any evidence that your significant other is a total slob — but you love them anyways.

    Reviewer photo of dirty gas range burner
    Reviewer photo of clean gas range burner after using cleaner

    This stuff is THE TRUTH. My roommate is the best, but let's just say wiping down the stove after cooking is not one of her favorite activities. I'm not particular fond of doing the dishes, so I guess we're even. Anyways, I spray this on a few times a week, let it sit for about 5 minutes, then wipe with a cloth and it removes EVERYTHING. Like, every little spot of caked-on grease and burnt crumbs come off with just one wipe.

    Get a two pack from Amazon for $14.88.

    4. An extendable baseboard duster, because be honest — when's the last time you actually cleaned them?! It can extend up to 4 feet, so you won't even have to bend over to get rid of those embarrassing cobwebs lingering in the corner.

    a reviewer showing a dirty baseboard buddy pad
    a before and after of a reviewer's once dusty baseboards

    The kit comes with one Baseboard Buddy and three reusable pads which can be used wet or dry. 

    Promising review: "For many, this may seem like a waste of money. Not for me. I am over 65 and have difficulty getting up and down from the floor. As a result, my baseboards did not get dusted as frequently as the rest of the house. This made it so much easier for me." —retired

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99

    5. A plant-based stainless steel cleaner kit that'll basically transform your fridge, oven, and other stainless steel appliances into shiny mirrors with just a few simple swipes.

    Reviewer image of grimy fridge
    After pic of fridge gleaming

    The kit comes with a bottle of cleaner and a polishing cloth.

    Promising review: "This is a miracle worker on stainless. I have tried everything to get my stainless to shine like it should, even the home remedies, which do NOT work — sorry but they don't. This stuff is the best I have tried. I follow a girl on TikTok who recommended it and she has been right 100% on her Amazon recommendations. She nailed it again. You will love this stuff." —Amazonwoman

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95 (also available in various packs).

    6. A pet hair remover — it'll immediately pick up each and every stray hair your fur baby leaves in its wake. It's perfect for restoring your couch back to its former glory or making your car's seats look presentable again.

    Reviewer showing opened ChomChom full of pet hair
    Reviewer using ChomChom to remove pet hair from black fabric

    Promising review: "I was cautiously optimistic, but this tool is as effective as everyone is saying. My couches, and especially my recliner, look brand new. It takes little to no effort to use. Just use it in a 'scrubbing' type motion, and it catches and traps the fur (and other small debris, such as crumbs...) in the little compartment. Pop it open; empty it out. Done." —Ian K.

    Get it from Amazon for $27.95.

    7. An extremely popular oven cleaner that takes just 30 seconds — that's right, 30 seconds! — to loosen up all the caked-on nastiness that's currently living inside there.

    Promising review: "I saw this on a TikTok. I have used Easy Off in the past but hated the smell. This is so much better, and let me tell you, I am super sensitive to smells. Works great in the oven, and also as I saw on the video, it works great in shower stalls and tubs!" Amy L Viau

    Get it from Amazon for $7.40.

    8. A carpet cleaner to clean up everything from spaghetti mishaps in the living room to coffee spills in your car. This will basically be a lifesaver if you accidentally spilled that takeout you were eating while binge-watching Drag Race: All Stars. Oh, and did I mention it works instantly?!

    Reviewer's rug before using stain remover
    Reviewer's rug after using Folex stain remover

    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 $12.90 (available in two sizes and various packs).

    9. A bathroom cleaner made with natural ingredients that'll leave your tiles shining and your tub sparkly without any excessive scrubbing. Plus, it's free of fumes and synthetic dyes, so you won't have to worry about any mid-chore headaches.

    Reviewer's shower floor before using Better Life cleaner
    Reviewer's shower floor after using Better Life cleaner

    Promising review: "I have an old shower/bathtub. I tried name-brand shower cleaners and bleach to try to clean the soap scum off the tiles and tub. I had no luck, and I would cough and get sick because of how strong the smell was. I thought I would try this to save my lungs. I sprayed my entire shower and left it for about 15 minutes. Came back and rinsed off the walls, and they were shiny! I've never had such a clean shower. The smell is amazing and subtle. All I smell is tea tree, and it didn't affect me at all. The price is also a good deal since the bottle is pretty large." —Amber Erwin

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $13.04 (available in two sizes).

    10. A 20-pack of cleaning erasers — they're more affordable than name brands but are still...um...magic, if you catch my drift. These little sponges use just water to instantly lift away tough stains — and the results are downright soothing.

    Reviewer holding eraser sponge in front of wood table with permanent marker markings
    Reviewer photo of same table with the marker completely erased

    Promising review: "These babies have transformed and reformed my slobby life. My dog sitter thought I got a new sink and fridge. I have never had more fun cleaning in my life — wait, I have never had any fun cleaning. But these magical creatures make it so freaking satisfying. No toxic stuff. No fumes. Just heavenly cleanliness." —Jimmy Jim Ereeno

    Get a pack of 20 from Amazon for $12.95.

    11. A bottle of Goo Gone spray with a foaming formula specifically designed to quickly dissolve the greasy layer that's slowly accumulated on your oven door.

    Reviewer photo of dirty oven before using Goo Gone cleaner
    Reviewer photo of dirty oven after using Goo Gone cleaner

    Promising review: "Wow! A degreaser that actually works! I love the foam, which starts to work immediately on my stove top as well as cookware and other kitchen surfaces." —P. Webb

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

    12. The Pink Stuff's Miracle Multipurpose Cleaner Spray — it's everything you love about The Pink Stuff in a ridiculously convenient spray bottle. Just roam around your home and spray it all over your dirty sink, crusty oven, or grimy tub.

    Reviewer holding The Pink Stuff spray cleaner
    before and after image of a crayon stained wall cleared up by the spray

    Promising review: "Glad I found this product on TikTok. Does 95–100% of the job in seconds! Definitely worth the money." —Mother of 4

    Get it from Amazon for $9.64.

    13. A powerful spray with 26,000 perfect ratings that'll break down stubborn mold and mildew stains almost instantly. Just leave it on for about 15 seconds, then lightly wipe away to reveal what your shower is actually supposed to look like.

    Reviewer photo of dirty shower with mold and mildew stains
    Reviewer photo of clean shower after using the mold and mildew spray

    Promising review: "I bought this RMR spray with low expectations, even with the good reviews. I sprayed a small patch in the evening and let it sit overnight. The next morning, the grout where I had sprayed was as white as if it were brand new. I decided to spray the entire wall and part of the roof. The next day everything I sprayed had no visible mold. By the third night, I was pretty much spraying everything left in the shower. This stuff is amazing." —John Werner

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in three sizes and multipacks).

    14. And a granite and stone cleaner — not only is it the quickest way to make your countertops look ready for the pages of Architectural Digest, but it also kills 99.9% of germs and bacteria.

    Bottle of Weiman granite and stone cleaner
    Reviewer photo of cleaned kitchen counter

    Promising review: "This is my go-to granite cleaner and I’ve tried a lot! Actually gets counters clean without a film or streak and not a lot of elbow grease." —Lori

    Get it from Amazon for $6.37.

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