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    22 Cleaning Products For People Who Love Gross Stuff

    For the freaks who WANT to see sludge gurgle out from their jetted tub.

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    1. A disposable toilet wand system for anyone who sees a nasty toilet and is like "YASSSSS LEMME CLEAN IT.", Amazon

    Those ppl exist. Don't @ me! Includes one wand, six refills, and one storage caddy. Each wand is pre-loaded with Clorox bleach and disposable.

    Promising review: "So, we have a toilet that belongs to the cats. We don't use it, we don't look at it, we like to pretend it does not exist. Even with semi-regular flushing, cat waste is pretty nasty stuff and built up quickly in the bowl. One of these wands cleaned it up in a single session!" —Whitney

    Get it from Amazon for $8.88.

    2. And a pumice cleaning stone (with a handle) to get at all those hard-water stains in your porcelain throne that look like something way grosser., Amazon

    Promising review: "Awesome for cleaning toilets!! Buy this now if you have hard water stains!! We tried everything on toilets when we bought a house..were about to replace toilets and tried this. They look almost new now!! Def prefer the ones with a handle, especially when using on toilets! The before and after picture is after like maybe 3–5 minutes of lightly scrapping!" —CristaCross

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    3. A pet hair remover – it may lead to some gagging once you compile all the hair it gets out of your car floorboard where your fur bb hangs out during rides.

    Promising review: "Literally best money I've ever spent. I've tried so many Pinterest DIY hacks to get hair out of my car since I'm a dog walker with up to nine dogs in my car. Nothing has worked. I was shocked that this picked up hair so well I'm about to buy five more!!!" —Jessica Gordon

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    4. Or a weird squeegee for getting alllll the pet hair out of your carpet (for once in your life!) so you can go longer in between cleanings. Though that's a double-edged sword because the horrifying piles of fur are really the fun part!,

    Promising review: "Omg it works so well. And it’s extremely easy to use. I read previous reviews and used the squeegee side rather than the bristle side and I’m obsessed. This photo is just from doing my bedroom. (My dog is extremely proud of all of his fur.)" —Jessica Glackin

    Get it from Amazon for $14.34.

    5. An all-purpose cleaner (in pre-mixed or powder form) that'll give you legendary results on that cookware you forgot to use nonstick spray or oil on before you went IN on that stir fry.

    I used to work for, where staffers know all about household solutions and this was always a top recommendation. It works on stainless steel, brass, bronze, copper alloys, aluminum, ceramic, porcelain, glass, and corian. So *most* household surfaces!

    Promising review: "After I cleaned the stove, the next beast was the bathtub, which I tackled with the powder. This tub didn't have just a light layer of grime — it had awful stains from sitting water. And sir, a bathtub is a place to *clean* yourself, so it should NOT be slime central!" —Kayla Suazo

    Want more? Read our full review of Bar Keepers Friend (both kinds)!

    Get them from Amazon: two-pack of pre-mixed for $8.59 and two-pack of powder for $9.77

    6. An microwave cleaner to loosen built-on gunk and make cleaning just a few easy, satisfying swipes. (BTW, this is great if you have arthritis or limited mobility in your hands.), Amazon

    Promising review: "I have arthritis and find scrubbing difficult. I can't always grip a sponge very well and, when I can, my hands wear out easily. I bought Angry Mama with the hope that it would make microwave cleaning easier. It worked!

    I followed the directions (add vinegar and water to the noted fill lines, seven minutes in the microwave on high, wait two minutes). After the two minute waiting period, I soaked a regular sponge in the leftover fluid. It was cool enough for me to use the leftover fluid in this way, but you should check the temperature of yours before you do this. I then gently wiped down the microwave with my sponge. Several months worth of grime and splatter wiped away without any scrubbing or pressure." —Orionfarms

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    7. A mildew-melting spray to douse your gross shower in, let it set awhile, and lightly scrub for some blinding results. (This cleaning spray is my longest relationship.)

    Spray it, let the Clorox bleach–infused formula soak, and come back later to reveal your *actual* grout color.

    Promising review: "Nothing removes mold and mildew from my shower like Tilex. I'm not the best Suzy Homemaker so my shower can get kinda gross looking. I used the Tilex and my shower was noticeably cleaner after just soaking in the spray for a few minutes. I then scrubbed a bit and even better! Now to get a smaller brush so that I can scrub the bottom better." —Mteren

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $12.99.

    8. A blinds-cleaning tool that'll trap all the dust you keep missing during every cleaning sesh that may just turn into a Goosebumps-like monster if you just leave it sitting on its own in a pile after you're done with cleaning.


    Cleans two blinds at once and comes with an extra microfiber mitt. Mitts can be machine-washed.

    Promising review: "What a great idea. I hate cleaning mini blinds. I tried this little gizmo as soon as I received it; dry and right out of the package. I marveled at all the dust it was removing from both sides of the blinds without the benefit of any cleaners. I am actually looking forward to seeing how well it works if I wet the material with a cleaning solution. I do not know how well this little device will hold up over time. But for the price and how easy it makes blind cleaning, I don't care if I have to replace it frequently. It is a godsend! I do not have to sit looking at dusty mini blinds anymore and coming up with a million "more pressing" things to do than clean those blasted blinds." —slono

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in two styles).

    9. Foaming cleaner to unearth all the gross bits lurking down in your garbage disposal and starring in this summer's hottest horror movie., Amazon

    Each biodegradable packet cleans and scrubs build-up from sidewalls, blades, under the splashguard, and other hidden areas in your sink. Made with natural ingredients so it's safe for drain, disposer, and septic.

    Promising review: "Gross! The foam is definitely strong enough to force up all the nasty junk stuck spinning around the disposal. Corn niblets, aquarium rocks, and plenty of unidentifiable stuff." —A Customer

    Get enough for eight uses from Amazon for $10.79.

    10. A stain fighter you're already using in your laundry on the reg. But have you tried it on that disgusting stain on your guest-room mattress? Well ya' should.


    Promising review: "I'll let my pictures speak to how amazing this works. I had a stained mattress that I'd been covering with a mattress pad for years. As I was preparing for a move, I decided to give Oxiclean a try and see if it could remove the stains that had been there for well over SEVEN YEARS. I honestly don't even know what caused the stains, but Oxiclean removed them. I took before, during, and after pictures (after pictures show the outline of water because I took them immediately after rinsing. I honestly can't believe the results. I wish I'd done this sooner!" —Little Greek

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98.

    11. An electric pressure washer for anyone who gets the good kind of shivers down their spine when they see some dingy house siding that honestly just needs a super high-pressured spray of H2O., Amazon

    It me.

    Promising review: "This little pressure washer works perfectly for what I need. I got it yesterday, no issues. our deck had a ton of algae and this cleaned it up great! So far I am extremely pleased, great price too." —jenny potter

    Get it from Amazon for $89.

    12. And a detail steam cleaner to help tackle the crud on your grill and so many other spots.


    FYI, this is a safer method of cleaning your grill than using a wire grill brush. Accessories include a floor mop, mop pads, nylon brushes, brass brush, scrub pad, squeegee, and more!

    Promising review: "This little machine does it. My husband's grill had caked-on grease from a lot of grilling. I used the little abrasive attachment that is supposed to be used to clean the inside of the grill on the thick caked-on part just with gentle circles. Then I switched back the the regular brush. This photo was only after one session." —haley

    Get it from Amazon for $130.19.

    13. A TubShroom that people (including this writer) are obsessed with and will steal your heart after snaking your drain becomes a thing of the past.

    This little wonder fits inside of the drain and you can easily remove it and pull off hair at least once a week. You'll even enjoy how grossed out seeing all that hair makes you!

    Promising review: "This is gross... bur not as gross as snaking the drain. And I had just replaced the drain too... had to unscrew the middle portion use this but this catches the wife hair and I have not seen one of the California hair spiders on the wall once. California hair spiders are the hair balls my wife would wipe off the drain and stick to the wall so she could throw it out." —firekayak

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95+ (available in six colors).

    14. Flexible drain snakes that are cheap enough that if you pull out what looks like a muppet, it'll be NBD. (Do I even need to point out how much cheaper these'll be than calling the plumber?),

    Promising review: "I’m so excited to finally have a bathroom sink that drains!! Since moving into my apartment, my bathroom sink and bathtub took forever to drain. I bought Multiple De-clogging solutions but they didn’t assist or help much with the problem. When my bathtub was taking over an hour to drain I decided it was time to try these out! After receiving it I went to work, within minutes it pulled out so much hair in both drains. it’s disturbing/disgusting yet weirdly satisfying because now my sinks drain!!

    Cannot believe how easy it was to use. I received a pack of three but only needed to use one for both sinks." —DebSd

    Get three from Amazon for $5.89+ (available in two lengths).

    15. A ~magical~ dishwasher cleaner to turn back the clock on old machines that've been looking like the things of nightmares lately. Or maybe just if you have water problems!, Amazon

    Promising review: "We have problem water that changes composition every few months (which makes it difficult to get an adequate treatment system). It's currently full of iron and our dishwasher looked terrible and wasn't cleaning anymore. I ran Dishwasher Magic through it and was AMAZED. Seriously amazed! It was hugely improved after one use, and after three consecutive uses, was almost pristine again. This will definitely be on our regular maintenance list on a monthly basis." —HLLB

    Get it from Amazon for $9.96.

    16. A rust stain remover ready for anyone who sees a rust-stained shower surround and giggles with delight at the possibility.

    Promising review: "The photos speak for themselves. When we bought our home there was no water softener and years of iron build up. We tried so many things on our shower. Nothing worked. We were convinced we’d be stuck until we renovated the bathroom. The iron out worked wonders. I still can’t believe it. We had to let it sit for about an hour. It then dissolved and wiped right off. Definitely use in a ventilated area if possible." —M. Gilardi

    Get it from Amazon for $5.48.

    17. Nonstick oven liners that'll catch all the crud that drip drips down from dinner so you can enjoy the satisfaction of getting at all those crumbs and grease without scrubbing on your hands and knees.


    Anything that prevents your smoke detector from *rightfully* going off is a gift from heaven. It's really starting to annoy your dog.

    Promising review: "I have a non–self cleaning oven for the first time in decades. After having an apple pie spill over and spending more than an hour cleaning it up, I purchased these oven liners. What a time saver. The are easy to cut so they fit perfectly. Because I have a visible heating element, the liner goes right on the oven floor, under the heating element." —Kimberly Barnes-O'Connor

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $11.99.

    18. Magic Erasers – it'll appeal to those of us that find a discarded chair or table someone trashed the curb and treat it like a diamond in the rough., Amazon

    Promising review: "I'll just leave this here! I think it speaks for itself! It did what sandpaper nor a wire brush could do!" —C. Gaikoski

    Get an eight-pack from Amazon for $7.97.

    19. Detail cleaning brushes to get at the scum hiding around sink faucets, drains, and other fixtures that you TOTALLY FORGOT ABOUT UNTIL NOW.


    Promising review: "A universal problem is being able to clean in those tight spaces and corners where dirt, dust, and grunge just seems to be drawn like a magnate. I really didn't know what to expect size-wise, but these have been just great at getting into those tight spaces. The larger brush is probably just a bit larger than a regular adult toothbrush. It has a good, comfortable grip and there is a comfortable spot to place a thumb or finger where the brush tilts back. The smaller brush is small — smaller than a toothbrush, more like the size of a child's toothbrush. It has angled bristles and a good, comfortable grip. The opposite end has a tough rubber tip that allows for cleaning out the drain in bathroom sinks. I've found this is a great tool to clean out channeled areas, such as the rim around my toaster that seems to collect crumbs!" —M. Galindo

    Get them from Amazon for $5.99 (available in two colors).

    20. A scum-cutting cleaner that could be the solution for all that built-up dirt you tread onto your nice tile floors that made you forget your grout is white. Truly realizing your grout isn't dirt-colored is the worst/best., Amazon

    Promising review: "WOW! AWESOME! I sprayed it on and accidentally forgot about it for an hour or so. I wiped it off with a wet sponge and was gasping, watching the dirt and grime come off! Been using anything and everything but this is the stuff! Wow! Even took off the scrum on the stainless steel faucets. Incredible! I scrubbed the grout in the kitchen, too. Seriously, I cannot believe how good this stuff is." —jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $18.88.

    21. A mildew stain remover for anyone who has a boat and is not afraid to clean all the gross accumulated mold and mildew on it.

    Promising review: "My boat has been sitting for close to four months in the hot humid Florida weather because my wife and I had a kid a few months ago. This stuff eats the mold/mildew right off. I put up the bikini top so I was working in the shade. I sprayer on the trouble spots and let it sit for 30 seconds to 1 min. I rinsed off with a hose. I then applied a second coat and wiped down with a rag like instructions suggest and it made everything close to brand new. Ordering another bottle now." —Travis F.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    22. And da belle of da ball, an appropriately named jetted tub cleaner that you should probably pop some popcorn for because it's about to be a total horror show., Amazon

    You run your bath, add the cleaner, watch the gunk emerge, drain your bath, and then clean off the gunk!

    Promising review: "I want my Mommy!!! Wahhhh! So gross! Caused dry heaves and I don't even have a weak stomach. I had just cleaned my jets two weeks prior and they were running clean with no 'black monsters' shooting out. I just thought they were clean. Oh no. I was wrong. Ran once with Oh Yuk and this greasy green and brown and black goo kept coming out. Then I ran a tub of pure water and all these 1" by 1" flakes of biofilm were floating around which I've never seen. So I'm assuming the Oh Yuk loosened this stuff up from the tubes. I noticed that if I cut the jets on and off several times it's almost like the pressure just made more and more shoot out. I would recommend turning them on and off several times as well as running them for 15 minutes. Ran the Oh Yuk again (more goo) followed by another one with pure water. It now runs clean!!! I highly recommend watching the suds...mine came dangerously close to overflowing the tub. I also took a full bucket of water and poured over the filter several times and all this crap came out. I will never ever use a public hot tub again. And I really don't want my jetted tub. Next time it'll be a soaker tub! I'm here to order a gallon of this stuff. I recommend this to any jetted tub owners!" —KW

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

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