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    30 Cleaning Products That'll Probably Make You Want To Take Before-And-After Photos

    "Smile for the camera, sweetie." —you taking pictures of all the unsightly stains on your carpet before banishing them forever

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    1. A red wine stain-removing spray to pick up both old and new red wine stains from carpets, couches, towels, and fabrics, so now even your white duvet is safe from your cabernet's clutches.

    A before image of a red wine-stained plush blanket and an after with the wine stain completely gone

    2. A set of heavy duty wipes that are most definitely not here to play — they're basically the paper towel version of The Rock, and can lift up stains on anything from grease to permanent marker to nail polish. Bonus: they're tough on stains, but the aloe vera in them makes them super gentle on skin!

    3. An all-purpose car upholstery cleaner so you can go ham on the interior of your car and lift up all the stains in one deeply satisfying go.

    A before pic of a stained, grimy cloth car interior and and after pic of it without stains on it anymore

    4. A dual-sided device cleaner with two sides — one with an antimicrobial-treated cleaning solution to clear off the grime, and another with a soft polishing buffer to make it gleam.

    5. A set of dishwasher cleaning tablets you can pop into a cycle with your dirty dishes to wipe out all the extra grime and that funky smell you can never seem to get rid of no matter how hard you try. You don't even need to scrub — these do all the work for you!

    6. An internet-beloved pet urine stain-removing spray that instantly tackles both old and new stains *plus* the yucky smell, so you can enjoy the new quality time you might be getting with your pet without sacrificing your carpet and/or your nostrils.

    7. A portable paw cleaner with soft silicone bristles to help gently remove mud and dirt from your doggo's paws. All you have to do is add a little water to it, insert your dog's paw, twist, then pat the paw dry and repeat.

    dog's muddy paw next to a pic of the same paw clean

    8. A power scrubber brush you can attach to a DRILL (!!) that basically does all of the hard grime-busting for you, so you don't have to have sore arms for a week just because you dared to wipe down the shower.

    one of the brushes attached to a drill next to a shower pane with half still fogged up and the other super clear

    9. A fume-free oven cleaner that's gentle enough that you don't need protective gloves to use it, but tough enough that it'll erase the evidence of all your baking misadventures and that time you fell asleep while cooking pizza rolls.

    10. A set of Bottle Bright tablets so you can tackle all those caked-on stains in your bottles, travel mugs, and even coffee makers without scrubbing them into eternity and wasting a small ocean's worth of hot water.

    a before image of the inside of a stained mug, a during image of it with soapy water, and an after image with it clean

    11. A bottle of Bar Keepers Friend soft cleansing liquid and scouring cloth to take care of caked on stains *without* scratching surfaces, so your stove won't look like there was a literal cat fight on it when you try to clean it.

    before and after image of stove with caked on burnt food stains and without

    12. A bottle of wood polish to make your all your scuffed-up cabinets and hardwood floors look brand spanking new, even if you're pretty sure the damage is older than you are.

    A damaged wood cabinet in a before pic, and an after pic without any scratches or wear and tear

    13. *Or* a set of 13 wood stain markers and crayons in different finishes — truly an investment if you have several wooden cabinets or pieces that need touch-ups, but don't all quite match. Now you're bound to have at least one color from this set that can do the trick on each of them.

    14. A set of Magic Erasers that yes, you are already well aware of, but are extremely handy for all those miscellaneous, tough-to-deal-with stains. I'm talking those mystery dirty fingerprints on your walls, the skid marks by your door, and — perhaps most usefully — scuff marks on the soles of your shoes.

    15. A broom for pet and human hair able to work on any type of floor, but is specifically designed to pull it up from the carpet faster and deeper than even a lot of vacuums can reach. In less than five minutes you'll find out what color your carpet's *actually* been the whole time!

    16. An enzyme-based laundry stain remover that works its magic in one wash to help you instantly get rid of all that discolored dried sweat, oil stains, or deodorant residue our of your favorite clothes.

    A before image of a stained shirt and an after image of it without stains

    17. A mold and mildew removal gel you can leave on the offending spots for six hours, then wipe away like nothing nefarious ever grew there in the first place.

    A moldy corner of a bathroom and an after pic with the mold all gone

    18. A bottle of Goo Gone for banishing all those mysteriously sticky, tough-to-scrub stains, like toothpaste or shampoo residue or the adhesive left on your windows or cars from sticker decals.

    19. A carpet cleaning solution that will dig in so deep your carpets will look like they're in a model home — even if the stains have been there for so many moons you can't remember what they're from.

    20. A jewelry-cleaning stick with cleansing solution on a brush designed specifically to get in the nooks and crannies of your jewelry as effectively as taking it to a professional.

    21. A glass and ceramic cookware cleanup kit that comes with heavy-duty scrubber, a razor blade, *and* a cleaner specifically designed to get at those caked-on stains, so you can knock it all off in a few minutes and get your Ina Garten game face on in peace.

    A smooth top stove with stains and deposits and an "after" pic of it without any stains

    22. A heavy duty grout cleaner you only need to let sit for 10 minutes before you can scrub the dirt and grime off all those sneaky crevices of your old kitchen and bathroom tiles.

    A tiled floor with dirty grouts and an after pic of the grouts completely white

    23. A hard-water stain remover to spare you hours of fruitless scrubbing (and spare your poor eyeballs the cringe of seeing a stain massacre every time you open your shower curtain).

    24. A fast-acting carpet spot-removing spray that'll take care of those miscellaneous stains from a previous tenant or that not-so-miscellaneous time you spilled half of the red sauce from your leftover noodles facedown on the floor.

    25. A pumice stone to make the inside of your toilet look brand-spanking-new, even if the rings have already thwarted your efforts with the toilet brush.

    26. A squishy universal dust cleaner that will get into all your space's nooks and crannies, like keyboards and A/C units and the vents in the back of your printer.

    27. A set of stainless steel cleaner and polish wipes to give all your impossible-to-clean kitchen appliances that brand-new, streak-free kind of gleam, from the fridge to the stove to the dishwasher.

    A "before" image of a streaked stainless steel fridge and an after image of it without streaks

    28. A carpet and upholstery cleaner with a fabric-safe brush attached to quickly rub all those old mystery stains out of your couches, chairs, and carpets.

    29. A chainmail cast-iron pan cleaner that will work wonders for getting rid of food remnants, but won't mess with the seasoning, so you can leave your beloved pan out in the open for people to gaze upon when they walk by.

    30. A makeup brush-cleaning shampoo for brushes, applicators, and makeup sponges that will get them all squeaky clean *without* leaving any oily residue.

    buzzfeed editor's before and after photos of their makeup brushes looking much cleaner after using the shampoo

    You taking pics of the ✨clean clean clean ✨ rooms in your house:

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