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    40 Things To Help You Take Care Of That Task You Said Could Wait Until Spring

    Your to-do list won't feel so scary with the right tools in your toolbelt.

    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 flexible drain snake to finally face the wet, hairy monster that's been causing your water to drain so slowly all winter long.


    This pack contains a reusable handle and five single-use heads that you just remove and dispose of after handling your clogged pipes.

    Promising review: "Wow. Best thing ever. Seriously. I have had tweezers and sticks and plumbers and chemicals trying to get my master sink to drain. Plumber even said I need an entirely new faucet to get the drain plug part because they don't sell those separately. Well, I have two sinks, a tub, and shower that all match so that was not a valid solution. Doubt I can find the same model. So I bought this thing. Stuffed it down, pulled up hair, and black muck. Did it about eight times quickly, ran the water, went right down the drain. Seriously. This is the best tool ever and the best $12 I have ever spent. Everyone with a sink needs this tool. Seriously." —juliejules

    Get a five-pack from Amazon for $17.95.

    2. A headlight restoration kit if you've spent the winter squinting because your lights just aren't shining as bright as they used to. This kit attaches to your standard electric drill, so you can get crystal clear headlights without the expensive trip to the repair shop.

    Before: a car's cloudy, yellowed lens After: the same lens, now sharp and crystal-clear

    Promising review: "I tried another kit once before about 1.5 years ago and got poor results. I was pleasantly surprised when this kit did the job so well! I used a cordless drill that was slightly faster than recommended at full speed. The instructions are easy to follow and I could tell the major difference at the final cleaning. I finished the job with Meguiar's coating and the lenses on my 2002 Honda CR-V are crystal clear again. This saved me about 5–6 times the money and I'm removing 'new lenses' from my wish list!" —Julymorning

    Get it from Amazon for $11.69.

    3. A reusable pumice stone because you just can't stand the sight of those toilet, sink, and tub rings any longer.

    reviewer photo showing toilet half cleaned with the pumice cleaning tool

    Promising review: "When we bought our previously owned condo, all three of the toilets had a permanent dark ring. I must have tried at least six different cleaning products that claimed to eliminate rings. None worked. I was actually considering buying new toilets as the ring was embarrassing to me. A friend recommended the pumice toilet bowl ring remover and I was prepared to be disappointed again. But it worked perfectly. The ring is gone on all three toilets and it only took a few minutes per toilet. I don't know when I have ever been so totally satisfied with a product. It just saved me a whole lot of money and I am no longer embarrassed by the appearance of my toilets." —lynn mcdonald

    Get it from Amazon for $11.30.

    4. A dryer vent cleaning kit that attaches to your vacuum to easily suck lint and other debris (aka major fire hazards) from the narrowest of crevices.,

    The entire set comes with a plastic hose, a Holikme adapter, and a vacuum hose for use with most any vacuum. Plus, a flexible lint brush!

    Promising review: "I love this dryer lint extension for the vacuum. I wanted to try a cheaper option first before I spent way more money having someone clean the lint trap deep down. So much lint came out of my dryer, it was wild. I'm very good at cleaning it after using the dryer, but inevitably there's always more that we can't see or reach because it's too deep. It's a great way to keep it clear of lint to increase the efficiency of the dryer, which will save money from electricity and extend the life of the dryer, and prevent possible fires." —Cat Landis

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95+ (available in three colors).

    5. A space-saving drawer organizer so you can actually find the cutlery you need when you need it instead of rummaging through a pile of potentially painful pointy things.,

    Suitable for drawers with a minimum height of 3.25 inches, this organizer fits up to 24 pieces of cutlery.

    Promising review: "I thought this would be handy and help with space management in a small apartment. It turned out to be absolutely perfect. It keeps the silverware clean, and stores a lot in a very small space. I love it. I got two because I inherited my grandmother's silverware, so there are two types of forks and two types of spoons, and I wanted things separate and organized. Two organizers fit side by side in a standard apartment drawer. After getting these, I picked up the knife organizer, and it’s just as handy and useful." —Jerimi

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    6. A white and marble cosmetics organizer for finally getting a handle on your ever-growing pile of lotions and potions and probably discovering one or two you forgot about along the way.

    Nikita By Niki / Etsy

    Bikita By Niki is a small, woman-owned Etsy shop run by the Niki Mahon, who designs and sells gorgeous statement jewelry and home decor with a luxe, minimalist aesthetic.

    Promising review: "Beautiful addition to my bedroom! I ordered the marble makeup organizer in silver and it’s stunning, lightweight, and holds my essentials. I will defiantly order from here again. Delivery was free and fast also! I hope to see more home decor collections like this in the future." —Jasmine

    Get it from Nikita By Niki on Etsy for $28.71 (available in three colors).

    7. A makeup brush cleaner to give your brushes the deep cleaning they (and your face) have been craving instead of the usual cursory rinse. This handy gadget will whip and whirl your brushes around until nary a speck of makeup or water is left.


    This set comes with the brush spinner, charging station, eight rubber collars, a glass bowl, a bowl splash guard ring, a manual, and a 140-milliliter bottle of the makeup cleaning solution.

    It's just three easy steps to cleaner brushes: 1) dunk your brush in water and cleaning solution; 2) spin to rinse; 3) spin to dry. The base is rechargeable so your spinner will always be charged and ready to go.

    Promising review: "Works AMAZINGLY well! Had all my brushes clean and looking brand new in the time it normally would have taken to hand wash one brush. If you hate cleaning your brushes, then you need this product. So easy and fun! I only wish I would have bought this sooner!" —Tellie82

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two colors).

    8. A TikTok-famous pink cleaning paste if you're looking for a spring cleaning multitasker to tackle everything from burnt-on food to scuff marks without endless, abrasive scrubbing that might end up doing more harm than good to the surface underneath.

    It's made up of cleaning beads suspended in a gel, so it'll grind away at tough stains without damaging the surface beneath. It's suitable for use on most hard surfaces like ceramic tiles, barbecues, pots, pans, and more!

    Promising review: "The stains I had on my stovetop would never come out with anything I used, until I got The Pink Stuff. Came in a little bit smaller container than expected but a little goes a long way. I usually just use a clean rag and scoop some on the rag and start rubbing in and in less than a minute my surface is clean. I rinse with water and leaves no residue! Also used to get out the hard dirt stains from the bottom of the built-in nonslip tub and presto, it's white again! Love this and will be getting more." —Judith Bisson

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    9. Dishwasher cleaning tablets because the funky smell emanating from your dishwasher has been haunting you since Christmas and these tablets make giving your cleaning machine a deep internal clean as easy as...well...running the dishwasher.

    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing! I used it in my dishwasher. Had standing water on the bottom, dropped one tablet in the water. Put it on light wash cycle and at the end of the cycle, the water was gone! It thoroughly cleans and I have not had any other problems. I now use it regularly. I recommend this highly to keep your dishwasher clean and eliminate clogs from buildup. It was recommended to me by my super and after my positive experience I am happy to co-sign his recommendation." —cheapchicshopper

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $5.98.

    10. A wall-mounted yard tool storage rack that'll eliminate the precarious pile of rakes and shovels dominating that one corner of your garage. Now that you're not getting attacked by falling tools, you might actually be motivated to start tackling your outdoor spring checklist!

    A wall-mounted organizer with pegs to horizontally store yard tools like rakes and shovels
    Bayou State Built / Etsy

    Bayou State Built is a small biz run by Michael, who handmakes ultra-functional wooden storage solutions.

    Promising review: "Really great tool rack! I had my tools lined up against the wall and found myself having to move them around when I needed something from behind them. This created an organized space and it looks good. I love it!" —Bruce

    Get it from Bayou State Built on Etsy for $51.26+ (available in five sizes).

    11. A gutter scoop so you can spare your hands from the terrifying sludge fest going on in your gutters and get all those dead leaves and mud out of there without, ya know, actually touching it.

    Reviewer using the red scoop to remove leaves from their gutter

    Promising review: "Not sure why it took me so long to find this item. After years of scraping out packed silt in the bottom of my gutters, I saw this and ordered it. I was a little unsure if I could use it on my smaller than standard size four-inch gutters, but if anything the smaller size lets this thing fit even tighter and scoop out more efficiently. (I do have to lift it over the gutter junctions but that's fine.)" —W. Steward

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    12. A fast-drying grout paint pen for help covering up years of dingy staining in your tile cracks. Think of it like one of those adult coloring books — fill in the lines and bask in your ~artistic~ sensibilities.


    Promising review: "I didn't know how bad the grout really was until I started using the pen to make it white again. After just one pass it looked like a different place. After two coats it looks like new grout. The only difficulty I encountered was the tip was just a little too wide so I got overlap onto the tiles that had to be wiped off while doing the job and I couldn't get right up to the walls because of the wide tip. I will order another pen with a smaller tip to clean up the edges. I am really pleased that in less than an hour I got such results. Don't know yet how long it will stay clean looking." —Raymond H Dean

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in additional colors).

    13. A pack of biodegradable foaming drain cleaning tablets to take care of all the out-of-sight grime clogging (and stinking) up your garbage disposal.

    Promising review: "Never thought there was a product out there to specifically clean the disposer. In the past, I would use a lot of soap/cleaners and water, but this works WAY better. You can literally hear a difference in your disposer after cleaning with this product." —CPG RZ Review

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $4.09.

    14. A microfiber window blind cleaner if your regular feather duster is failing to clean every last nook and cranny. This genius solution has three blades so you can clean the tops and bottoms of two blinds at once — effective and efficient!


    This set includes four microfiber dusters and 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 colors).

    15. A pack of chipboard ribbon spools because you've got a long list of springtime crafts to get to, and your exploding craft drawer is currently in no shape to make that happen.

    Ribbon Storage / Etsy

    Ribbon Storage is a small Etsy shop run by Danielle Laver, who creates innovative storage solutions for crafters.

    Promising review: "These spools are amazing! I had three HUGE bins full of ribbon I've managed to reduce down to two small bins. I've wrapped all my lace, ribbon, and string. And even put small fabric scraps on the larger ones to save space. They work wonderfully! I loved these so much I purchased a second order. I will state that with them wrapped like this, they will have more of a bend in the fabric than if they were on the spools, but I've tested it and it's easily removed with a hot iron. Also, the seller shipped super fast and they were packaged well!" —Hazel Godwin

    Get a 30-pack from Ribbon Storage on Etsy for $8.88 (also available in sizes small and large and in larger quantities).

    16. A hard water stain remover that'll take care of the questionable film making your shower glass look permanently foggy. Side effects might include running into your nearly invisible shower door — it'll be that clean.

    It also works on a wide range of surfaces like stainless steel, brass aluminum, hard vinyl, chrome, and more.

    Promising review: "Amazing product! This is the absolute first time I have written a review for Amazon and I shop A LOT! I have been looking for something to get the hard water spots off my shower door and this did the trick! I've used it on all my bathroom fixtures and they are sparkling. It makes me want to keep cleaning; it works that well. It's a plus that there are no fumes and it's safe to use without gloves! Product actually smells really good, like toothpaste. I've already told my family about it! Will definitely buy again." —loveshoes!

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    17. A stackable bottle rack so you can finally take down the "DO NOT ENTER" sign on that one cabinet that's guaranteed to pummel you with bottles and thermoses every time you open it.

    Each rach holds three bottles, and each set comes with two racks that can be stacked one on top of the other.

    Promising review: "This was EXACTLY what I needed for bottle storage! It is perfect for almost every size I have: from shaker cups to the big 32-ounce Hydro Flasks. I cannot believe how well this worked in my cupboard. I'm thinking of buying more and trying them with kid's sippy cups and traveling coffee mugs! Only thing that was different than I expected (though I frankly could care less) is that the plastic looked almost smoked or gray instead of clear. It's in my cupboard so I do not care one bit, but if you're putting it out on a countertop or something maybe you care. I would buy again, and probably will!" —MGSFamily

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $22.99 (available in two sizes and in three colors).

    18. A fume-free oven cleaner for cutting through months of tough, baked-on grease and stubborn stains without making your home smell like a vat of chemicals.

    Promising review: "Do you have a self-cleaning oven but you or your significant other cooks meals that make messes beyond the oven’s self-cleaning abilities? Well then, this is for you. And if you’re REALLY messy, spray it on thick, close the door, come back the next day and scrub with a copper scouring pad. Watch it turn all that baked-on grease into a piece of cake. My wife is southern. She cooks southern. I like my oven to look new. Those two facts contradict each other. Easy-Off makes my life easier." —Ty

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $21.75.

    19. Plus a nonscratch cooktop cleaning kit with everything you need to make your always vaguely greasy stove top look as good as the day you moved in (or better).

    The full kit contains a 10-ounce bottle of the cooktop cleaning solution, one cleaning pad, a grip pad tool, and a scraper.

    Promising review: "Cerama Bryte was the brand my grandmother recommended using and grandmas are always right! The extra scrape-y tool is a lifesaver for tough splatters. The cleaner and scrubber themselves work wonderfully. After using this, our stove looks sparkling like new again!" —britt

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    20. A tiered under-sink organizer rack that's both height- and width-adjustable if a future where you're no longer attacked by tumbling spray bottles whenever you go under your sink for a garbage bag sounds appealing to you.

    Promising review: "Great product for a great price. Very sturdy, but lightweight and small — my bathroom sink is *very* small, and the metal frame is thin enough that it doesn't take up much space, and of course, it allows me to utilize the empty vertical space instead of shoving things all the way to the back wall. I might rearrange the shelves, but it's just held with screws on each end so that's easy enough to do-comes with two supports for two shelves, but you can choose from four heights/positions. 👍🏻 Might need to order a second for under the kitchen sink..." —Jennifer Mowry

    Get it from Amazon for $24.97 (available in three finishes).

    21. A jetted bathtub cleaner because it's not-so-secretly been ages since you fished out the grime living in your Jacuzzi jets. Now just fill your tub with water, pour the cleaner in, run your jets, and let the "yuck" seep out.

    Promising review: "This stuff is seriously amazing! I am relentless about cleaning my tub because I use it so often and always get grossed out if I don’t. Before I purchased this, I used the typical homemade recipe of bleach and powdered dishwashing soap. I’d have to run two or three cycles to get it crystal clear. One cycle with this stuff, 15 minutes, and the results are amazing! The first photo (above) is with my tub running with the solution. Then I drained it (second photo) and wiped it down with a sponge. When I refilled the tub up, and reran the jets, I kid you not the water was CRYSTAL CLEAR! See for yourself in the last photo! I’m so impressed!" —Chelsea

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    22. A wood polish that'll revitalize your banged-up coffee table after a year of heavy use with a combination of beeswax and orange oil that simultaneously conditions and protects wood.

    Promising review: "This product is a MIRACLE! I can't believe how well it worked. Seriously unbelievable. One application and my coffee table looks great again. EASY to use, nothing special required. While I was watching TV, I used an old cloth/rag and spread it on. As easy as that. Nothing else worked on my abused coffee table, this stuff did. I HIGHLY recommend this product." —Carol L. Hill

    Get it from Amazon for $13.33.

    23. A set of refrigerator bins so you can get organized and enjoy opening your fridge to find a snack almost as much as you enjoy eating said snack.,

    The set includes two wide drawers, two narrow drawers, a can dispenser, and. a stackable egg drawer.

    Promising review: "Product arrived exactly as described. The containers are sturdy, and work great! Before my fridge looked like a mess you'd find on an episode of we're ready for a photoshoot with Martha Stewart." —hari sharma

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $34.99.

    24. A lightweight carpet shampooer for lifting years worth of caked-on stains (Fido's contributions, included) and cutting down on those exorbitant professional carpet-cleaning bills.

    Before: a reviewer's stained corner of carpet and After: no more stains in sight

    And it only weighs about 13 pounds — heavier-duty carpet cleaners usually weigh around 20 — so you won't feel completely exhausted by the time you're done with your living room.

    Promising review: "I run dog services, boarding, and daycare out of my home. My carpet sees high traffic regularly and potty accidents on occasion. Love this Hoover! Holy moly! It picks up an INCREDIBLE amount of deeply embedded debris, dirt, stains, and hair. The difference in how much cleaner my carpet is after using it is OUTSTANDING!! I regularly vacuum and spot clean with other carpet cleaners and couldn’t fathom the filth I was actually living in after using the Hoover. It’s easy to assemble and lightweight, too. You can’t deny the results when cleaning out the dirty water tank. Easily the best purchase I have made for my small business! Very impressive!" —Patty DeCarlo

    Get it from Amazon for $89.87 (originally $129.99).

    25. A hanging handbag organizer with six clear compartments to free yourself from the daily task of digging through an unorganized pile of purses to find the one you want.

    two different-colored, double-sided handbag organizers hanging in a closet
    Le Sac Bag / Etsy

    Le Sac Bag is a small handbag wholesaler on Etsy with over 20 years of experience in the biz. In addition to bags, they sell face masks, reusable totes, and tech cases!

    Promising review: "Definitely gets the job done, I had my purses tossed in a box and they were beginning to warp, this has literally saved them from any more of my negligent behavior." —keishila

    Get it from Le Sac Bag on Etsy for $9.99.

    26. And while you're at it, a felt purse insert if finding something in your purse feels tends to feel like a full-on archeological dig.

    the insert being used inside a purse with all of the reviewer's things organized neatly

    Before you order, measure the inside of your bag to get the best fit possible!

    Promising review: "This thing is great! I have a large bag I use as a carry-on when I fly by plane. Unfortunately, it has very few pockets and is just like a bottomless pit. This fit in perfectly. I was able to organize all my items quite well. They were easy to retrieve in flight and in the airport. I didn't use the zipper compartment at all, but did put that piece in to use it as a divider. It is well-made and sturdy. Be sure to measure your inner bag space first!" —Susan

    Get it from Amazon for $14.88+ (available in six sizes and 13 colors).

    27. A self-adhesive door draft stopper because you're still raging about last spring's astronomical electric bills thanks to your good friend the ~air conditioner~. Simply cut to size and stick on any door to guard against drafts, noise, under-door lights, and wasted money down the drain.

    Close-up of the white plastic stopper attached to the bottom of a door

    Promising reviews: "Kept all the drafts away for sure. Also keeps heat and AC temperatures in rooms comfortably. Actually saw a difference with my utility bill. Highly recommend and easy to put on. Was done in literally three seconds!" —Ph0t0gm0m

    "Easy to cut and apply to door. Already notice a difference in the draft — the basement is considerably warmer from AC air not leaking through the door." —Robert J. Lively

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

    28. A pack of moldable glue that'll quickly become your go-to for tackling a range of repair projects from sealing off a leaky tap to reinforcing the frayed ends of your phone charging cord.,

    Sugru is waterproof, heat- and cold-resistant, durable, flexible, shock-resistant and electrically insulating up to 24 volts. It bonds to glass, ceramic, wood, metal, and most plastics. It can also bond to walls and safely hold 4.4 pounds.

    Promising review: "This is the greatest product EVER — it lives up to all hype. I used it to repair the bands on several IRREPLACEABLE glass rings. Not only is it rubbery enough to make a comfortable fit and sticky enough to bond to glass, it’s many colors made matching a breeze! I’ve already used it to repair broken earbuds, place nearly invisible hooks everywhere so chargers don’t get tangled up in my iRobot vacuum, and even used it to make hanging loops on jars so I could put my collection of completely random tillandsia gardens on the wall! I couldn’t recommend more highly." —Fawn Force

    Get an eight-pack from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in five color combinations).

    29. A rubber wheel so you and your car can forget about those bumper stickers you picked out in college. This drill attachment will make quick work of stuck-on decals and stickers without damaging the paint underneath one bit!, Amazon

    Promising review: "Bought a used car to get back and forth to work. Only problem being the back was covered in bumper stickers. Eleven to be exact. I don't like bumper stickers. At all. This Whizzy Wheel removed all of them in 25–30 minutes total no problem. Still has probably half the wheel left so I stuck it in my garage toolbox in case I need to eradicate any bummer stickers in the future." —PrestidgeSouthside

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    30. A game-changing pan and lid organizer for turning your cabinet, which is home to a teetering pan pyramid, into an organized oasis where loud, banging cookware is not permitted.


    Promising review: "I was tired of stacking my frying pans on top of each other and was looking for something to both organize my pans and give me easy access to them. Before this organizer, I would have to unstack several pans in order to get to the middle pan that I needed. Now, I can just reach in and immediately get the frying pan that I need without having to unstack. The quality of this organizer is pretty good." —Linda Roberson

    Get it from Amazon for $17.87+ (available in two colors).

    31. An Angry Mama microwave cleaner to finally take care of all that cooked-on food splatter. Just fill her with vinegar and water, pop her in the microwave, and she'll blow off enough steam to leave you with a squeaky clean microwave.

    Promising review: "My daughter cooked ramen noodles for three minutes without any water. Needless to say it was burnt and almost caught fire. I have scrubbed the microwave and couldn’t get the horrible smell out to the point it was giving me a headache. After several days I decided to order this before buying a new microwave. I got it today and used it. I am shocked it actually pulled most of the odor out that’s trapped in the upper vent. This $10 item saved me $200 to $400." —Angela D.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in different colors and packs of one or two).

    32. A cleanser and polishing powder if your pots and pans are looking a little dingy and your spring plans do not involve forking over hundreds of dollars for a new set. A little powder and elbow grease and your well-loved skillet will look years younger.

    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 it from Amazon for $15.29.

    33. A spice organizer with pull-down drawers and labels because you need all your spices where you can see 'em to prevent accidentally buying another bottle of coriander after the one you already had got lost and forgotten in the depths of your cluttered spice cabinet.

    This rack can hold 24+ spices and includes 52 printed and 52 blank labels.

    Promising review: "I do not regret getting this spice organizer! I can finally find all of my spices without having to move several out of the way. You know, like when you have to move 10 bottles from the shelf just to get to that one random spice in the back of the cabinet that you barely remembered that you even had? This organizer not only holds the standard size spice bottles, but also the medium-sized ones, too! This comes with several labels that you can add to the front of the drawers to help further organize your goods. I did find that there were several spice names that were not offered, but the blank labels serve that purpose as needed. I only have one, but it does look like another one could easily stack on top of this for those who are spice hoarders!!" —TeamDavidAndSarah

    Get it from Amazon for $37.81+ (also available in black).

    If you need more convincing, read our full pull-down spice rack review.

    34. A pack of SpaceSaver vacuum storage bags that'll give you back SO much storage space whenever you get around to swapping out your spring and winter clothes. Just fill up a bag with clothes, towels, or other linens, suck out the air, and watch the pile shrink down to a fraction of its original size!

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    Each pack includes a travel hand pump to pull the air out, but you can also use your vacuum!

    Read BuzzFeed editor Maitland Quitmeyer's praise for these space savers:

    "The plastic is thick, the bags rarely re-inflate, and I feel confident that everything is safe and secure when stored inside. When you take things out, just give anything a quick steam if super wrinkled and it's ready to wear! Take it from this Virgo, my closet game is forever changed!!! Seasonal closet transitions = a breeze with these."

    Need more convincing? Check out Maitland's full Spacesaver vacuum storage bags review!

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in four sizes and as a variety pack).

    35. A folding board so you can return to your retail job roots and make reorganizing drawers or just folding laundry as quick and painless as possible.,

    Promising review: "My husband cannot stop folding T-shirts! He looks forward to doing laundry now. It's a great product and so easy to store and use!" —Krista

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in five colors).

    36. A zipper repair kit with easy-to-install replacements for easily fixing the jacket zipper you broke last spring and forgot about until you pulled it out to wear this spring.


    The kit comes with 11 replacement sliders, which are commonly used with clothing and accessories, as well as four bottom stops and six top stops.

    Promising review: "With the many choices of sliders/pulls included in the kit, I was able to match a new slider to my jacket and fix the problem myself in about 30 seconds! Much better than tossing away an otherwise perfectly good jacket." —JR

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    37. A sleek leather cable holder to turn that tangled mess of cords into a beautiful ~collection~ of cords.

    Darrell Standing / Etsy

    Darrell Standing is a small Ukraine-based Etsy shop run by Alex, who handcrafts gorgeous leather goods — everything from cute keychains to luxurious sketchbook covers.

    Promising review: "Love them! Great price, great quality and was really happy with the purchase, exactly what I needed to organize my cords. Thanks!" —Bryan Andrew

    Get it from Darrell Standing on Etsy for $3.90+ (available in 13 colors).

    38. A grill scrubbin' stone if you need to get your grill in fighting shape for backyard BBQ season.

    a hand using the scrubber on a dirty grill grate

    Promising review: "Completely restored my 3-year-old grill grates. Used to clean them with a box of Brillo pads and a headache but this product did the job so efficiently. Will definitely be keeping on hand for as-needed cleaning. Would recommend cleaning in a deep sink so you can rinse stone residue off as you go. Cannot use this at the grill without rinsing as the stone gets smaller as you go. Worth the price!" —hbinoc

    Get it from Amazon for $8.68.

    39. A cleaning brush for going where no sponge or rag has gone before. Its ultra-thin design can fit into those hard-to-reach window and door tracks, and the handle doubles as a scraper for stuck-on debris.

    A model using the blue cleaning brush on a window

    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-clean aluminum window runners and sliding doors. I've used them to clean in enclosed fan blades, refrigerator vents, etc. They wash easily and with a bit of TLC they hold their shape. Always nice to find something so simple and inexpensive that works so well." —CNJ

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $5.48.

    40. An all-purpose car cleaner that'll leave every plastic, leather, rubber, carpet, and fabric nook and cranny of your car's interior squeaky-clean without the expensive trip to the detailer.

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    You with your new-found motivation:

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