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26 Things To Help You Clean Every Hard-To-Clean Spot In Your House

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1. A deep clean brush set that'll help scrub away every particle of dirt that's settled into every nook and cranny.

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Promising Review: "I love these little scrubbers! They get in every little crack and crevice that I can imagine!! The brushes are very sturdy, strong, and hold up to the many uses I've put them through. The rubber tip on the other end is very good at loosening stuck-on items. The handles are very easy to hold and the black grip seems to be very well made. I may order a second set in case these give out at some point because these have come in really handy for cleaning up many items. These are the best small brushes I have found!" —Rhonda Yedinak

Get it from Amazon for $6.

2. A toilet rim edge brush with a curved head so it can reach those hidden crevices of your toilet.

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Promising Review: "This is a good brush for getting under the rim of the toilet. Let's face it, it's a dirty job and you don't want to spend a lot of time doing it. This brush makes the job go faster." —theriault

Get it from Amazon for $8.

3. A box of cleaning cups for your Keurig to remove residue and rinse away coffee oils left by your favorite pods.

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Promising Review: "Just pop it in and run about one reservoir of water through the system. It is blue but unclogs and does a great job of cleaning. When I used the white vinegar method I'd have to rinse it quite a few times to get rid of the vinegar taste in the water. I definitely recommend this to others. I believe it works in all systems that use the k-cup." —Brandi

Get it from Amazon for $8.

4. An electronics cleaning brush designed with soft, retractable bristles to gently sweep away dust from small, hard-to-reach places.

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Promising Review: "This is a must-have product for cleaning electronics. It is versatile enough to work in many different applications. It is gentle enough to avoid cosmetically damaging delicate electronics that other brushes can easily scratch. And it is precise enough to work well in applications where one needs a tool of precision that is capable of reaching difficult or small areas. At about the length of your average-sized pen, and about the thickness of a highlighter, this brush is compact." —ZapNZs

Get it from Amazon for $5.

5. A cordless hand vacuum equipped with a crevice tool for those hard-to-reach areas and a flip-up brush for all of your upholstery.

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Promising Review: "We just got this and already love it. The crevice tool gets into the tracks on sliding doors and the brush helps those occasional accidents when all the ash doesn't get tapped into the ashtray. This is easy to use and the attachments are built in so you won't lose them. The clean up is simple too." —Dave

Get it from Amazon for $35.

7. A gap-cleaning brush perfect for that area in your window that literally never gets cleaned — you know, the place where flies go to die.

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Promising Review: "Works perfectly. It gets every piece of dirt and grime easily and fits into every little crevice. Then I use a handheld vac to get rid of the debris." —Carrie Re

Get it from Amazon for $7.

8. A washing machine cleaning powder to help kill that odd smell and kinda gross build-up that can occur.

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Promising Review: "Washer started smelling a bit funky several months after we got it. I didn't understand why I couldn't just run bleach through my machine to clean it out occasionally until I actually ran one of these tablets. The key is that the tablet goes in the washer drum and doesn't dissolve right away. So as the washer runs through several repeated cycles of fill, agitate, and drain — the tablet is still there, sudsing up the water. Also, this gets very sudsy and that probably helps it reach some areas of the machine that wouldn't otherwise get touched." —aberson

Get it from Amazon for $10.

9. A steam cleaner for a completely chemical-free way to clean everything with no harmful fumes or residue.

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Promising Review: "This is a cleaning machine like nothing I've ever used before. It's amazing to see the dirt, grease, and caked on spills just melt away. It's really helpful to get that cleaning steam in every nook, cranny, edge, and corner on everything that needs to be cleaned. You can get that steam into tiny crevices that simply do not always get reached with rags." —MB

Get it from Amazon for $40.

10. A three and a half foot extendable tile and tub scrubber, because it's never a good idea to put a step stool in your shower — doesn't matter how desperate you are to clean it.

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Promising Review: "This is my best friend when I'm cleaning the shower. Its design lets me get into all the cracks and crevices. I even use it on my shower glass with some Windex. Everything comes out extra clean." —MiamiLadyLiving

Get it from Amazon for $13.

11. A scratch-free scraper that'll easily help you remove any stuck-on messes without damaging whatever it is that's covered in the mess.

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Promising Review: "This is the greatest cleaning tool invented! I love it! I had tried every tip to get rid of the hard water build-up around my sinks and this little gizmo gets rid of it in a breeze. Everyone should have one. So simple and so brilliant." —Debra J.

Get a two-pack from Amazon for $7.

12. A set of microfiber dusters — one that can bend to fit into oddly shaped and positioned locations, one that extends for those hard to reach dust magnets, and a small one for all those hidden corners you normally just ignore.

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Promising Review: "Everyone should have these in their house. They are great quality and make it convenient to reach those hard to reach spaces." —C. Reid

Get a three-pack from Amazon for $28.

13. A machine-washable, microfiber blinds duster to make sure you get every last slat clean.

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Promising Review: "I am so excited about this tool because now I can clean all the blinds in my house without having to remove and hose them down. I love that you can take the pads off too — you can actually wash and reuse them and they're very well made!" —cissorhand

Get it from Amazon for $6.

14. A cooktop cleaning kit complete with everything you need to get rid of grease, stubborn stains, and burnt- or baked-on messes.

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Promising Review: "Worked miracles on my glass top stove! After using this kit, my stove was cleaner than it has been since I moved into my place two years ago. Easy to use, has all the things you'll need to get off those hard to clean messes. This got off sugar candy that had splattered out of the pot, as well as dried-on starch water from a pot that boiled over. This helps make my kitchen look like I don't make as much of a mess as I do!" —snags

Get it from Amazon for $10.

15. A power scrubber that performs 60 scrubs per second so you don't have to break a sweat getting everything clean.

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Promising Review: "We have a custom-built tile shower with so many corners, nooks, and crannies. This power scrubber does an excellent job of cleaning them." —muskyhunter

Get it from Target for $20.

16. A swiveling baseboard cleaner with a flex head design that conforms to your baseboards and moldings but doesn't scratch or chip any paint.

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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 $19.

17. A pack of steel, nylon, and brass detail brushes so you can get even the small, dingy corners of your grill clean.

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Promising Review: "I really like these. My husband wants me to get more for him to put in his truck. I use the metal ones on things like my shower tile. My sinks are a little more sensitive so I use the black tip one there (when I am cleaning around the drain). Just plan on getting multiples of these because they are very useful." —LawyerLady

Get the three-pack from Amazon for $13.

18. A lightweight, all-in-one window washer designed with a squeegee and washer for the cleanest, streak-free windows in your neighborhood.

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Promising Review: "I love this product. I use it on my sliding glass doors and it makes it easy to clean with minimal effort. I squirt a Windex/water mixture heavily on the windows then use the soft part to remove all the dirt and dog nose prints. Then I squeegee it off and get sparkling clean results. This cuts my window cleaning time in half." —Alyce

Get it from Amazon for $13. Find the extension rod here.

19. A pack of compressed gas dusters that'll remove dust, lint, and other contaminants from hard-to-reach areas while being totally safe for the environment.

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Promising Review: "I don't know what to say, other than I always like buying canned compressed air. Very useful for dusting off things that are hard to get — crevices, tight spots, etc. are reached by the straw that's included with each can." —BestDayofMyLife

Get a two-pack from Amazon for $14.

20. A dishwasher cleaner capable of getting deep down in there to dissolve and remove odor-causing residue, get rid of lime and mineral build-up, and basically make your dishwasher look and work like new.

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Promising Review: "These tablets work great. I was having an issue with my dishwasher leaving a lingering odor after I ran a wash cycle and it was driving me crazy. Running one of these tabs monthly completely eliminated that issue." —E. F.

Get it from Amazon for $5.

21. A deep-cleaning, foaming garbage disposal cleaner, because that smell you can't seem to figure out is probably coming from your drain and that's just so gross.

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Promising Review: "Keeps my disposal fresh and clean! I love these little wonder packets because they keep my disposal from getting stinky, and then really power through the gunk down there to keep it running smoothly. Highly recommend over similar products because the foaming action bursts through your pipe on the other side of your sink and really cleans things out." —Amanda Prince

Get it from Amazon for $7.

22. A fluffy AF ceiling fan duster that extends nearly four feet so you can reach all the way up in there without a chair or ladder.

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Promising Review: "I was debating buying one of these blade ceiling fan dusters. The price versus value with this item is amazing! I use this duster for everything! I dust my walls, ceiling crevices, my 2" blinds, and more! This duster basically scrubs the caked on dust right off. For the price, you can't beat it!" —Alice Bridge

Get it from Amazon for $14.

23. A grout brush to get the joints in your tiles and natural stone coverings so f#@%ing clean you could serve dinner on them.

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Promising Review: "Great little brush. I was desperate to get the grout clean and had tried everything. This was just what I needed. It made my shower look new again. The grout in my shower is extra deep, so this was perfect to get in there and clean it out. Made it super easy too!" —Tracy

Get it from Amazon for $13.

24. A dryer vent brush, because if you don't clean them not only will it take your laundry forever to dry, but like it could legit cause a fire and as Smokey Bear basically says, "only you can prevent [dryer] fires."

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Promising Review: "Just what was needed to clean out the terrible lint that gets all clogged up in the vent. Glad I have it now to help in avoiding that." —SVB

Get it from Amazon for $7.

25. A microwave cleaner so you don't have to leave a passive-aggressive note to your co-workers about the mess they left — a la Pam Beesly.

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Promising Review: "Super easy to use. I'm not a messy person and my microwave isn't extremely dirty but I've always had remnants stuck to the top and sides that I couldn't scrub off. First time I used it and my microwave (which is now about 10-years-old) looks practically new again." —J. Anthony

Get it from Amazon for $9.

26. And a power scrubber equipped with six brushes and one scouring pad to help you literally scrub down any surface in your home.

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Promising Review: "OMG this thing has changed my life!! I'm serious you have no idea. Background: I live in a basement apartment with an extra tiny bathroom. There is a standup shower that's a decent size, but the entire bathroom is tile. I've cleaned in the past but had no idea how to get into the crevices of the tile. Over the past year, the grout and soap scum build up became ridiculous and I was depressed every time I went in there. I am a busy career gal with a social life. I was embarrassed by my bathroom when company came over. Pulled out this bad boy this past weekend and went to busting up all that nasty looking black scum and grout in between the tile. My bathroom looks like new. Trust me this will be your best purchase. My bathroom (and the rest of the house) will be forever spotless. Yayyyyyyyyyy!" —Nubian Princess

Get it from Amazon for $52.

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