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    30 Cleaning Products That'll Give You Immediate Results

    Responsibilities are hard: these stain removers, carpet cleaners, and powerful sponges make cleaning go by FAST.

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    1. A rust stain remover for getting anything from old toilets to sinks back to new in just a swipe β€” water damage be damned.

    Promising review: "I used it on our tubs, toilets, sinks, and shower. It took one bottle of this stuff to achieve the same result as three bottles of other brands. I will buy this again hands down. I just sprayed, walk away for a few minutes, and wiped and rinsed." β€”Carrie D.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.48.

    2. A TubShroom, because this will do all the work for you and catch nasty hair so your weekend doesn't go ~down the drain~.

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    Btw, this thing has 8,034 five-star reviews by seriously ecstatic people β€” that's a lot of clean drains (and hair, ew). Also, check out our full review here!

    Promising review: "I can't say enough good things about this product. I have a family of four, and would frequently have to snake our shower drain. It appears I won't be having that problem ever again. I even give my dog baths, and this collects the hair. You don't know how much hair you wash down your drain until you use this!" β€”Aaron Morlock

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

    3. A pumice cleaning stone that'll kick hard water, calcium and lime stains' butts and restore shine to your porcelain throne faster than you can flush.

    Fret not, its material is specially made to avoid scratching. Plus the heavy-duty plastic handle protects your hands while you clean because...yuck.

    Promising review: "I'm so embarrassed to show how disgusting my toilets have been, but it's worth it for me to help anyone who has suffered as I have. We built our house and have lived in it 33 years. We dug a well and the water was beautiful, until air hit it. The copper, iron, and lime are all so high the chart doesn't even go that high. We have spent thousands on a huge filter that filters all the water coming into the house from the well. My toilets have been disgusting to me, though clean (as clean as I can get them). This pumice stone β€” HOLY MOLY β€” my toilets are clean!!!!! I am totally amazed. It took about 30 minutes on each one. The stains are gone. THEY ARE GONE!!!!!!" β€”Libby Nance

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    4. A Scrub Daddy (an insanely tough scrubber) so when you accidentally let things "soak" too long, you can remove hardened grime lickety-split.

    It's dishwasher-safe and machine-washable....and can last up to two months!

    Promising Review: "This product lasts for months. It doesn't get stinky like sponges. It cleans safely without scratching my pots and pans. I love this product so much, I bought one as a gift for my daughter!" β€”Sharon Burns

    Get it from Amazon for $7.22.

    And check out our picks for the best kitchen sponges on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    5. A Tilex mold and mildew remover for tackling hard-to-reach crevices without scrubbing until your hands fall off. Just spritz and continue your life.

    Promising review: "I am almost in tears writing this review right now. For almost two years I've been dealing with mold and mildew in my bathroom. It's covering the walls, the caulk in the bathtub, and the baseboards. I've spent so much money on bleach sprays and mold killers that didn't work. I almost gave up and moved out. I bought this as a last resort and I can't believe how well it's working!!! My tub is nearly spotless and the walls are coming clean as well. I am so grateful to this brand and product." β€”Jessica N

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $11.05.

    6. A carpet cleaner and deodorizer solution, because split wine shouldn't involve the seven stages of grief. Vacuum it away and pretend it never happened.

    It also deodorizes any gifts your pet might have left you (and it's biodegradable and non-toxic so your furry friend is totally safe).

    Promising review: "I never write reviews, but with this I had to. I've had this product about a month and a half and it is nothing short of a miracle. I have light cream carpet and five indoor pets. My husband and I work full time, so sometimes the chance for an 'accident' is not out of the question. We live on a farm-like property with a lot of dust and dirt. I used this on my traffic areas and just couldn't believe my eyes. The water was black, and my carpet looks as though it was cleaned professionally. When using this, you can literally see the dirty water being extracted from the carpet into the clear tank. One of my best purchases ever." β€”shannon m. adkins

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    7. A lightweight dirt devil vacuum that, despite weighing *under* four pounds, will powerfully suck up all the hair and dirt you've been avoiding.

    Plus it features a detachable hand vacuum to get into tight spaces. Did I mention its motor has 120 V? That's a heck of lot of suction. Oh, and its 16-foot cord is probably longer than my apartment, nbd.

    Promising review: "I don't move anywhere without this vacuum. I've used it for three plus years and can definitely say it works as well or better than bigger, more powerful household vacuums. I live with two massive Siberian Huskies who were blowing their coats (meaning piles, and piles, and piles) of fur littered EVERYWHERE. This allows me to clean up their daily shedding in a pinch, and even vacuum it from the dogs directly. The narrow attachment is great for cleaning up dirt and dust along the baseboards of a room, on windowsills, and corners." β€”Jane Z

    Get it from Amazon for $19.96.

    8. A flexible mop so you reach every nook and cranny while already cleaning the rest of your floor.

    Started at the bottom now we' the corner. It bends on both sides! You save time by not needing even a drop of water β€” the soft microfiber mop pad attracts dirt, hair, removes scuff marks, and cleans up grease and spills. AND you can just throw the pad in the washer when you're done.

    Promising review: "Love this thing β€” it's so much better than other similar products. I can dust the walls, corners, behind the refrigerator, etc. At 68, my days of crawling around on the floor to do baseboards is over. This is a great item." β€”KATHY L.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.49.

    9. A deep cleaning brush set for conquering grout on tiles without a hefty handyman bill.

    Promising review: "This is a big step up from toothbrushes, which I have used for many years prior to buying these. Key improvements over toothbrushes: angled handles that get your hands up and out of the way, the handles are bigger and grippier than a toothbrush, the larger brush has pretty stiff bristles which are great for heavy scrubbing without scratching, the smaller brush has tapered softer bristles on one end (good for cleaning in tight areas), and the rubber nub on the other end of the smaller brush is surprisingly good for cleaning in tight areas. I replaced the four toothbrushes in my cleaning kit with these." β€”jfb

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $5.99.

    10. A mini handheld car vacuum, because this will give you the ~green light~ to keep snacking with abandon β€” crumbs have nothing on this thing.

    It has 12-volt 75W 3200PA suction β€” tldr; it packs a punch! Not to mention its power cord is a whole 14.8 feet long!

    Promising review: "I wasn't expecting much from a tiny piece of machinery but I must admit I was thoroughly surprised! Our car is a total wreck so I took it out and put it to the ultimate test. It sucked up all our loose bits with no hesitation. The long handle helped get those in-between places that are hard to reach, like between the seat and caddy. The cord is really long so it stretches to the back seat with ease." β€”prime addiction

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    11. A set of Clorox disinfecting wipes that'll do the job of hard scrubbing so you don't have to put your back into it. In fact, you really don't have to do anything but wipe.

    This set comes with two scents: one "fresh scent" and two "citrus blends." Most importantly, these kill *99.999%* of bacteria, cold and flu viruses, E. Coli (um), MRSA (what), Salmonella (ew), Staph, and Strep (holy crap). Oh, and pesky allergens like cat and dog dander and pollen. And in case that all isn't enough, you can clean tough stains like grease in mere seconds.

    Promising review: "There are not enough good things I can say. You can use them anywhere for anything. I use them to clean toilets, sinks, counters, the tables, doorknobs, anything that can pick up and grow germs! I even use them to wipe up after any doggy accidents. This helps kill the germs and any nasty bacteria that may have been left behind. They are so simply to use. Just pull one out and wipe away. They do not leave a film behind and the scent is clean and refreshing." β€”Dylan O.

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $10.64.

    12. A stainless steel cast iron cleaner so a delicious meal doesn't involve seven and days and seven nights of cleaning off leftover grit.

    This carries far less bacteria than a typical sponge and is dishwasher safe! All you need is warm water and you're ready to tackle cast iron dishes.

    Promising review: "Wow! I bought this for my deep cast iron grill pan. It's so hard to clean with all the crevices and hard angles. This makes it so clean in no time!" β€”Hal

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    13. A Glisten dishwasher cleaner and disinfectant for getting your favorite appliance sparkling in the same manner you wash your dishes β€” minimal effort.

    Literally just toss pour this into your dishwasher once a month and let it do its magic! It'll remove just about everything: limescale, rust, grease, food residue, and other buildup caused by hard water.

    Promising review: "I love this product. After years of suffering with an inferior quality dishwasher, my wife and I finally found an outstanding one. To keep it in tip-top shape, we use this every two months. We live in the Midwest where there is a lot of lime in the water, which causes scaling in dishwashers. We've been using this product over the past year and I can't see any indication of lime buildup in the dishwasher. It also smells good too. Our dishwasher works as well as the first day it was installed. Dishwasher Magic is incredibly easy to use, is inexpensive, and works great!" β€”R. EARLS

    Get it from Amazon for $7.41.

    14. A microwave steam cleaner, because this will clean a lot faster than you avoiding eye contact with the remnants of your exploded soup for months on end.

    Fill her with water and vinegar so she can break up all that leftover gunk. When she's done you just have to wipe!

    Promising review: "This works wonders! My boyfriend's microwave was pretty 'rough' and this cleaned it right up! Definitely going to give to my friends to try." β€”Erin P.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    15. A headlights lens restoration kit that'll only take three easy steps but save you a lifetime of dangerously dim lighting on the road.

    This contains sanding discs and a polishing pad to remove scratches and remove cloudiness/dullness from your lenses!

    Promising review: "Noticed my headlights were real dim at night and knew they were oxidized. This was on the 16-year-old Accord I use to commute. Maybe 15 minutes per lens and they look great." β€”Greg M.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.50.

    16. A duo of flexible cleaning brushes so whether you're a half-full or half-empty kind of person, you're still getting to the bottom of the glass.

    You can even throw it in the dishwasher! FYI, lots of reviews mention this is great for cleaning water bottles (has anyone ever successfully cleaned a S'well without a tool like this??).

    Promising review: "These work great. The material is foamy. The foam dries quickly and is easy to clean when it gets dirty. It is great for hard-to-get-to water bottles. It reaches to the bottom of all my water bottles and is study enough to allow me to apply good pressure and clean the insides really well. Add some soap, and these cleaning brushes do the job." β€”EyeSmile

    Get them from Amazon for $10.99.

    17. A Mr. Clean Magic Eraser cleaning pad for conquering daunting situations (hello, dirty white sneakers) with a staggeringly easy solution.

    Just dip it in water and let it do its work!

    Promising review: "I can't believe how clean I could get my non-porcelain sink with this product. I was so disgusted with trying all types of cleansers, with very mixed results. But just a wipe or two and the sink was sparkling! Next, I tackled the tub β€” once, no doubt, a lovely porcelain fixture but now with worn-down porcelain that wants to hold onto every smudge of dirt or stain. Again, the sponge worked! It really did clean up, if not so sparkly white. I even considered taking a bath again, which I hated to do before." β€”Penina

    Get an eight-pack from Amazon for $6.99.

    18. A lightweight handheld vacuum, because dusting and sweeping take a kajillion years and you have important plans with Netflix.

    It has a 16-foot power cord so you can travel freely, and an on-board crevice tool that flips down for hard-to-reach places.

    Promising review: "This hand-vac is pretty amazing. The suction power is really strong and is actually better than a lot of standup vacuums. I have hardwood floors so I have a regular vacuum made for hardwood floors. It doesn't quite get the job done. Sad to say, this handheld vacuum has more power than the big vacuum. My purpose for buying this one was to clean up quick messes since I have pets but I find myself using it on most of my apartment." β€”Betty

    Get it from Amazon for $29.74.

    19. A microfiber spin mop and bucket with a built-in wringer that'll allow you to deep clean without constantly pausing to refresh the mop. We have THINGS (TV) to do.

    The bucket has a seriously convenient foot pedal that'll wring the mop for you (and has a slash guard to avoid extra messes).

    Promising review: "Awesome, awesome item. I love this much better than the mops that you have to wring out or turn the handle to drain the water out. One of the great things is this actually mops your floor. I had a spill and it cleaned up the water with total ease. I placed it on the spill, and it adsorbed the water right up. I then spun the water out and kept going. My floor was almost dry when I finished. I literally love this mop." β€”UNyque B

    Get it from Amazon for 29.97.

    20. A heavy-duty Hoover carpet washer so daunting tasks like stained rugs are *lifted* from your worries before you even know it.

    This has over 7,239 five-star reviews!! And for good reason; this Hoover carpet washer does NOT mess around. Its brushes spin 360 degrees for constant carpet contact. Plus, it washes your carpets with soap and water and then rinses your carpets with water only to remove soap residue. BASICALLY it does all the heavy lifting for you. You just push it.

    Promising review: "We bought a new house last April that has some carpet. For whatever reason, our dogs insist on having accidents ONLY on the carpet. Seriously, one of them had an accident once six inches from the bathroom tile. So we got this carpet cleaner, and it has been a great investment. It not only gets the animal matter out of the carpet, but it also pulls more dirt and sand than I would like to see. I had the house professionally carpet cleaned before we moved in, and just a couple months later this vacuum was pulling a surprising amount of dirt out of the carpet in a low-traffic area." β€”Toby

    Get it from Amazon for $147.81.

    21. A jetted tub cleaner for washing away yucky residue with time leftover to actually take a relaxing bath.

    It works on both jetted and regular bathtubs! It eliminates black flakes in jets and deep cleans in an average of *15 minutes*.

    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 in 15 minutes makes amazing results! When I refill the tub up, and rerun the jets, I kid you not the water is CRYSTAL CLEAR! I’m so impressed!" β€”Chelsea L.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    22. A pair of duster slippers, because these will do all the heavy lifting while you just walk around the house.

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    Promising review: "These are comfy, they stretch over my Bigfoot feet, and they do EXACTLY what they say they will! I scoot around my house picking up dust, debris, and more, and couldn't be happier. I hate to sweep the floor, and this reduces the amount that I need to. I will scoot forever in these. Also, they are super easy to just throw in the wash β€” they wash and dry just fine, and still work!" β€”Jennifer Dryer

    Get them from Amazon for $6.59 (available in three colors).

    23. A box of OxiClean stain remover that'll erase even the scariest stains so quickly you'll start to believe in magic.

    Promising review: "I've seen the commericals for years and thought it was another gimmick. Our dog has been bringing in mud and jumping on our bed right after. Washing with detergent alone didn't remove the stains very well. I washed it with some of this stuff and all of it came out. I couldn't see where the stains previously were. Needless to say, I started doing a bunch of loads of white clothes to get them all whiter!" β€”Kristy

    Get it from Amazon for $12.48.

    24. A blind duster brush so you don't painstakingly clean one row at a time. If you do, you might as well watch the grass grow outside the window.

    It comes with five microfiber cloths that you can just toss in the wash!

    Promising review: "These blind cleaners are terrific!! I've enjoyed cleaning houses and offices professionally for over 20 years. Cleaning blinds is not always easy. I debated and debated what to buy to try to make the process a bit easier. Within five minutes of using the Hiware window cleaner duster brush, I was almost doing cartwheels. Best product I have ever used to clean blinds. My first time out using it, I had eight different large blinds to clean, with skinny slats to boot, and this duster brush DID THE JOB BEAUTIFULLY." β€”T.R

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    25. A FlexiSnake drain cleaner that'll remove clogged hair fast and painlessly β€” no more pausing to gag about how gross this is.

    It has *4000* hooks and loops and can extend 18 inches. Plus, there's no need to disassemble the stopper, because this is skinny enough to fit in any drain.

    Promising review: "The plunger would solve the problem for one or two days max, then it would be back to standing water. Nothing was fixing our bathroom drain issues in the sink AND the tub. The tub was getting so bad that it was dangerous to stand in the shower, because the gross scum buildup made the tub so slippery. Then I ordered this. I was convinced we were going to have to hire a plumber to rip out the whole bathroom to find the problem. We dealt with these horrible drain issues for months. I could not believe β€” it didn't get stuck and all the disgusting gross crap that came out of the sink drain! I should have been wearing a rain suit with a scuba mask and I definitely should have moved our toothbrushes away from the splatter I wasn't expecting. I repeated this process in the bathtub drain, using the same FlexiSnake. I could not believe what and how much came out. I sent photos to my roommates so they would think I was a genius who spent hours fixing this problem and they'd be grateful and buy me dinner. But, honestly, it took about five minutes (shh)." β€”ExPatInAsia

    Get it from Amazon for $5.88.

    26. A watermark removing cloth so once-damaged wooden surfaces are good as new faster than the time it took to mar it.

    It'll remove anything from water rings, mug marks, scratches, paint, marker stains, you name it! And it's reusable so you save both money and time. You can even just use it for polishing!

    Promising review: "Amazing. After maybe one to two minutes per water stain on my desk (it's been manhandled the last 15 years) and voilΓ . It was unbelievable. This not only saved me from daily aggravation looking at a worn-out desk, but potentially throwing the desk out." β€”Akil Nasser

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    27. A lemon-scented, foaming Glisten disposer cleaner for unclogging gross banana peels quicker than it takes to flick the switch.

    Promising review: "I've been using this product as needed (about once a month β€” sometimes more often) for more than 12 years now. I actually give the use of this product partial credit for my disposer still going strong after all these years. We have replaced more than a few disposals over the 40 years we've been homeowners and this is the first one that has lasted so long." β€”PennyPincher

    Get it from Amazon for $6.04.

    28. A laundry machine cleaner, because you and I both know this appliance will never be washed unless you can toss a pod in it and walk away.

    Which this does, so happy days! It does it all: penetrates, dissolves and removes odors!

    Promising review: "I have been using bleach to clean my machine for some time, but decided to give this a try a few months ago. My very first clean with Affresh left me surprised and delighted, for not only did it clean my machine, it eliminated the nasty smell that always transferred to my clothes thanks to a build up of mold I didn't even know about. Every month now, I toss a tablet into the drum and let it work its magic. Now my machine is cleaner than ever, and my clothes always smell wonderfully fresh. I highly recommend this to everyone." β€”Kelli Crawford

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $11.98+.

    29. A high-pressure hard-surface steam cleaner that'll both make you feel like a pro and have you back on your couch before you can miss it.

    You just point and click! It's completely chemical-free and boasts a 1000-watt rating (with a 20-foot power cord). It comes with an accessory nozzle, extension hose, flat scraping tool, grout brush, fabric steamer, window squeegee, angle concentrator, and detail brush. Did I mention it only takes 30 seconds to heat up?

    Promising review: "I bought this primarily to clean grout on my tile floors. I filled it, plugged it in, and then went over one section of grout using the grout brush and a towel. Two passes and a wipe with a towel and the difference is amazing. It could not have been easier. I'm very impressed. With two dogs and a five year old, this product is going to be a life saver." β€”Allpa

    Get it from Amazon for $39.49.

    30. A polishing spray and microfiber cloth set so your stainless steel surfaces look brilliant and you still have the whole day to do anything but clean.

    It contains all plant-based materials!! And has 900 πŸ‘ five πŸ‘ star πŸ‘ reviews.

    Promising review: "I bought this simply based on the reviews and this stuff is awesome! I have two little kids who leave smudges and fingerprints all over my stainless appliances and the tiniest amount of this cleaner erases the mess and leaves a beautiful shine. Often after a few sprays there is enough spray in the cloth that I can clean the rest of my appliances without using any more from the bottle. I highly recommend this cleaner!" β€”LK28

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

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