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    28 Problem-Solving Products For Anyone Who Hates Cleaning Their Bathroom

    Rust removers, TubShrooms, and more products that'll get your dirty bathroom sparkling in no time.

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    1. Cleaning sponge gloves because your hands will be protected from soap scum, rust, and mildew whenever you need to give your bathroom a deep clean. You can even use the bristles to scrub away nasty messes in your sink and tub.

    Model wears light blue cleaning sponge gloves with a silicone brush material on the palms

    Promising review: "I love these gloves! They work well for cleaning dishes but I found they worked better for cleaning my stove and my bathroom shower. Made a tedious job fun and my stove looked amazing. Able to get into every nook and cranny and the gloves held up amazingly! Very happy with these!" —Elizabeth Bailey

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99.

    2. A hard water stain remover you'll want to apply to shower doors and sink handles that look grimy. Water stains and mineral buildup will be history with this formula, which will leave your bathroom areas shiny and stain-free. / Via,

    Promising review: "I swear this is unbelievable! All I did was damp a microfiber pad and add some of this product and cover the doors. I let it sit for about 10 minutes until getting the same pad wet and literally wiping the soap scum with ease! I will forever keep this in my product list and the best thing about it is that it is nontoxic." —Miya

    Get it from Amazon for $17.77.

    3. A nontoxic disinfectant spray that smells heavenly and takes care of the dirty work for you. This citrusy formula removes messes from nonporous surfaces and dries quickly, plus you won't have to wipe away everything!

    Hand holds brown spray bottle that says "Oliveberry No. 902 Disinfectant Spray"

    Olive Branch is a small business known for its all-natural home, skincare, and haircare products. Each item is cruelty free, contains plant-based ingredients, and has an amazing scent.

    Get it from Olive Branch for $13.99.

    4. Rubbermaid's Reveal Power Scrubber so you can get your grout looking like a million bucks again sans effort. Thanks to pulsations, this tiny tool will scrub away all that mold, mildew, and debris hanging out in your shower.

    Amazon, Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "Last night I was reborn. What is the cause of this renewed zest for life, you might ask? It was the use of the Rubbermaid Reveal Power Scrubber on my shower grout. It elevated a simple baking soda-and-water solution to alchemical proportions. My pink-tiled shower, the one that came with my scummy apartment, the one that never looks clean no matter how many hours of backbreaking labor I put in, now looks bright, clean, and full of promise. An otherwise disgusting and dated purely utilitarian part of my home is now art. TL;DR: This is absolutely incredible." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    5. A drain clog dissolver because clogged toilets and bathtub drains don't deserve an ounce of your time. You'll be relieved when toilet paper, grease, hair wads, and soap scum *poof* disappear without the help of a plunger or plumber.

    Promising review: "My granddaughter has waist-length hair, and it plugged up both bathroom shower drains. We put much less product than called for into the drains and followed directions, the Green Gobbler Drain Clog Dissolver got rid of the clogs and they flowed freely. A wonderful product that every household should have. It was unreal the speed it cleaned up what had been a mess for months!" —Gram_watts

    Get it from Amazon for $11.97.

    6. An all-purpose power scrubber cleaning kit so you can get rid of gross grime stuck in shower door tracks, tubs, and sinks. Use the kit's three brushes with a cordless drill to clean different surfaces. What can be more fun than drilling away all the stomach-churning debris from your bathroom?


    Promising review: "I'm not a lazy person normally, but when it comes to cleaning my bathroom, I can find just about any reason you could think off to do it another time. It got so bad that I went on Amazon looking specifically for a power scrubber. I received this kit and immediately got the cordless drill out. Think power waxing but in the bathroom!" —DJ

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95+ (available in six colors).

    7. A TubShroom that'll catch every dang hair in your bathtub. More than 17,000 customers love this tiny tool, which makes cleaning your drain less gross and helps prevent clogging.,

    Promising review: "I have very long hair and I’m a shedder. I usually have hair all over the shower wall because if I put it down the drain, it gets clogged. I used this today and it was amazing how much hair it caught! So far, it does what it’s supposed to and that’s all I wanted." —Kelly Sharp

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95+ (available in a two pack and five colors).

    8. A jetted tub cleaner because your self-care time should be spent in a clean Jacuzzi sans flakes, soap buildup, and body oils.

    hand holds bottle of the cleaner above foamy jacuzzi getting cleaned

    Run your water, pour in the cleaner, and turn on the jets to get a squeaky-clean tub in just 15 minutes.

    Promising review: "I hate filling the tub to take a bath and turning the jets on, only to see green specks of grime shoot out. This product left me with no grime, no dirt, just crystal-clear water. I definitely recommend for anybody looking to clean the internals of their jetted tub." —Kendell A.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    9. A plant-based tub-and-tile cleaner so you can seamlessly wipe away soap scum, hard water stains, and mold from your shower. This formula gets to work on stubborn stains fast and has a subtle fresh scent.

    model wipes away grime from shower wall with cloth and tub and tile cleaner

    Promising review: "I have an old shower/bathtub. I tried name brand shower cleaners and bleach to try and clean the soap scum off the tiles and tub. I had no luck and I would cough and get sick because of how strong the smell was. I thought I would try this to save my lungs. I sprayed my entire shower and left it for about 15 minutes. Came back and rinsed off the walls and they were shiny! I've never had such a clean shower. The smell is amazing and subtle." —Amber Erwin

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $12.99.

    10. Deodorizing fizzy tablets for your stinky toilet that *still* smells funky all the dang time. Just place one in the bowl, watch it fizz, and your throne will smell like fresh-picked lavender.

    White deodorizing fizzy tabs with a lavender scent in a brown package
    Pardo Naturals

    Pardo Naturals is a Black woman–owned business that sells all-natural body, hair, and cleaning products. From bath bombs to toilet tabs, you'll find so many skincare and home items made with good-for-you ingredients.

    Get them from Pardo Naturals for $8 (available in five scents).

    11. And a pumice stone so you can say goodbye to that gross toilet bowl ring that won't budge. It'll gently remove stubborn stains (like mineral deposits, scale, and rust) and make your toilet look amazing again without all that bleach.

    Promising review: "OMG! It works! After having this toilet buildup I gave up on everything, but I saw that this product 'worked' and decided to give it a try. With a little elbow grease and some music blasting in the background, I managed to remove it all! I can’t believe it. I’m so happy; I was so embarrassed when company came over and would see that. Not no more, yay!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.10+ (also available in multipacks).

    12. Blueland's Bathroom Starter Set because tidying your toilet, sink, and shower will be less stressful. Fill the reusable spray bottle with water, drop in a cleaning tablet, and you're good to go. Your tub, tiles, and sink will get sparkling again in no time.

    pink and clear container of Blueland's Bathroom Starter Set with pink tablets

    This set comes with a reusable cleaning bottle and three bathroom tablets with a eucalyptus mint scent!

    Promising review: "Not only do I love the look of the bottle but it is comfortable to hold as well! Finally a bathroom cleaner that I don't feel like I need to hide. Also the scent and power of the cleaner are excellent!" —Blueland Customer

    Get it from Blueland for $16.

    13. A Wet and Forget shower cleaner that (gasp) you can literally leave and clean later. Instead of bending over a tub and scrubbing for eternity, all you have to do is apply to the grimy area, go do something more enjoyable, and rinse it away the next day.

    From top left to bottom right: gradual fading of grimy shower drain stains after using the spray

    Promising review: "Long story short, the tub in my kids' bathroom was atrocious, due to spotty cleaning and hard water. I bought this with a heavy dose of skepticism, even though the reviews were mighty impressive. On the back of the bottle, it says that you may need several daily applications before your tub is clean, and then you can switch to weekly application. I'm on day three, and let me say, even if this stuff worked no further, I AM BLOWN AWAY. The shower looks close to new. A couple more days, and I'll be able to switch to weekly! I won't post pictures because I'm embarrassed of how bad it looked before. But seriously, I am SO happy to have discovered this product, and I plan to keep on using it." —Tee

    Get a 64-ounce bottle from Amazon for $16.89

    14. A microfiber spin mop because it'll be a sweet upgrade from a sponge and paper towels when you have to clean the bathroom floor. With a Splash Guard, hands-free wringing, and high-absorbing microfiber, you won't have to step (and slide) on dirty tiles again.

    Reviewer uses red and black microfiber spin mop to clean a hardwood floor

    This set comes with a microfiber spin mop, bucket, and two extra refills for easy cleaning!

    Promising review: "This mop and bucket not only cleaned my floors, but it made the entire process easy (and dare I say fun?) I don't want to go on and on, but this mop picked up lots of dirt and grime, then popped easily into the washing machine. It came out great. The swirly thing makes all the difference. It wrings out all of the excess water so its easy to mop without using too much muscle which I do not have." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $38.99.

    15. A glass-cleaning kit for your bathroom mirror that's always foggy and stained. It comes with a mini glass cleaner and microfiber glass cloth that'll gently wipe away grime without leaving streaks. You'll be glad to see your reflection again!

    the glass cleaning kit with clear bottle and purple microfiber cloth
    Cleaning Studio / Etsy

    You can also use this cleaning duo on other bathroom surfaces, including chromed faucets and glass shower doors!

    Cleaning Studio is a small business based in Connecticut that specializes in 100% natural cleaning goods, including microfiber cloths, glass cleaners, and oven scrubs.

    Get it from Cleaning Studio on Etsy for $11.99

    16. A FlexiSnake Drain Millipede to unclog painfully slow drains and remove gross gunk. This baby latches onto trapped hair and debris and gets 'em out, stat. Buh-bye, loose strands, last night's toothpaste, and leftover soap.,

    Promising review: "It immediately latched onto the hair clogging my drain like some kind of an alien extraterrestrial creature. I was disgusted and amused at the same time. I tried it on my other drains and it worked well. This thing is incredible for removing hair in your drain." —Michael

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    17. A plunger-and-bowl-brush set that'll be your fairy godmother when your toilet is backed up or has red rings. The heavy-duty plunger quickly clears up toilet paper and poo blockages and the brush gets in those hard-to-reach areas that need some help. Yes, we're not spending hours with a bad toilet today! 👏

    Black toilet plunger and brush set

    Promising review: "I bought it for frequent clogs in an upstairs bathroom. As I actually used it, I found that at first when pushing down, the rubber cup is so sturdy, that you have to put a little extra strength in pushing the handle down to create the suction. It worked just fine, the suction was great, and it did the job." —Kimmie

    Get it from Amazon for $20.98 (available in two colors).

    18. A bottle of Tilex Mold and Mildew Remover spray so surfaces in your bathroom can get a deep clean without deep scrubbing. This formula kills 99.9% of mold and mildew and quickly lifts them away from shower tiles.

    Promising review: "I live in an older apartment complex with the original tile and caulking in the bathroom and I’ve been battling mold in the bathroom since day one. However, I haven’t been able to get the dark color from mold out of the shower caulking until I used this Tilex! I’ve used every product and nothing has worked until now! I’ll definitely buy again and keep on hand at all times for my mold-cleaning issues! Great product!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of two 16-ounce bottles from Amazon for $18.99.

    19. Drain deodorizer strips because whatever is lodged in the depths of your sink smells horrible and it's annoying you so much. 🤢 These little helpers quickly dissolve gunk and eliminate odors stinking up your bathroom.

    hand holds green drain deodorizer strip

    Promising review: "This stuff works great to eliminate nasty odors from my drains. It initially took a couple of weeks to start working, but after about a month the lingering cloud of funk that would smack me in the face when I walked past the bathroom sink first thing in the morning was gone! The only downside is that you have to keep buying them and slipping one into the drain every so often or the odor will come back. But as long as it keeps working, I'll keep buying them!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $5.99.

    20. Microfiber cleaning cloths you'll want to use over and over again, especially if your bathroom is the definition of mess. They are super absorbent and scoop up dirt and debris from your toilet, tub, and sink. Plus, you can pop 'em in the wash after your tidying session.

    Blue, green, and gray microfiber cleaning cloths on the side of a table

    Promising review: "I got these to wipe kitchen and bathroom counters. They do a great job. They are absorbent and wipe everything dry. I also use them to clean mirrors because they don’t leave streaks. I throw them in the washer each time I do a load of laundry and hang them on a laundry rack to dry. I liked my first purchase of them so well, I bought another package." —Alena L.

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $8.95.

    21. A two-in-one bath-and-tile brush because the corners in your shower are an unpleasant sight and need tidying ASAP. Thanks to round bristles, you can give these grimy spots a 360-degree clean and seamlessly scrub away mildew, mold, and soap scum.

    Promising review: "I probably need to get out more, but this is my dream shower grout scrubber. No other brush can get in the corners and it drives me crazy. This thing will definitely be able to get in all the corners and has very stiff bristles so they will have scrubbing power! I can’t wait to use it to clean my shower! (Did I just say that? LOL)" —Lori

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    22. A ToiletShroom for moments when your toilet is really, really backed up and about to overflow. This tool pushes out clogs and gives your throne a lil' cleaning at the same time. You'll be so relieved that you didn't have to use your crappy plunger this time.

    Hand uses black and silver ToiletShroom to unclog a toilet

    Promising review: "I clog the toilet every once in a while and usually a regular plunger does the trick but I really did it this time and didn’t want to spend plumber type of money. I looked through different products and saw this had pretty good reviews so I gave it a chance. It didn’t disappoint! I had to push it through a few times but the clog was gone within a minute!" —Rachel Simmons

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    23. Heavy-duty cleaning wipes if you're fed up with the soap scum, sticky face mask goo, and rust on your counters. They easily absorb messes and will save you so much time if your bathroom is in bad shape.

    container of wipes next to wipes covered in dirt and debris post-cleaning

    Promising review: "I absolutely love Tub O' Towels. The towels themselves are huge and they smell like citrus goodness. They cut grease, clean up cat messes (you know what I mean), dirty bathroom sinks, tubs, funky countertops, the list is endless. I live with teenage boys and these towels hold up." —Joann Stallbaumer

    Get a 90-pack from Amazon for $9.99.

    24. A lightweight vacuum that'll suck up hair, debris, and other nasty grime from the bathroom floor. It's a stick and handle vacuum in one, so you'll be able to clean all the corners around your toilet, sink, and door without trouble.,

    I personally own this vacuum (raise your hand if you live in a small apartment) and it's very easy to move around. You don't have to worry about banging into furniture while you clean *and* it quickly removes debris from hard-to-reach spaces at home.

    Promising review: "This little thing is awesome. It vacuumed a fuzzy rug. It got all the dog hair off my hardwoods. It reached all the corners in the kitchen and picked up the hair off the bathroom floor. It is so lightweight and easy to use that I was actually happy to vacuum. My old heavy vacuum never did this well." —KANDIE

    Get it from Amazon for $33.98 (available in four colors).

    25. A squeegee to get your bathroom mirror and shower door sparkling again. This baby removes water, soap, and other sources of buildup from multiple surfaces and doesn't leave a streaky residue behind.

    Reviewer uses brown squeegee to remove hard water stains from their shower door

    You can also hang it up on a wall or in a cabinet when you're done using it!

    Promising review: "This one, which I've put in the shower in the guest bathroom, is one of two that's really good. It's soft enough to flow over the curves in the shower stall but stiff enough to actually clear the water off the walls. It's nice to hold, doesn't weigh too much, and hangs securely on its hook. It's smaller than the one I use in the large master bathroom shower, but it's perfect for this smaller shower stall. I'm glad I ordered it." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in three sizes and four colors).

    26. A rust stain remover that'll tackle the toughest red spots ruining your sink, drain, and shower walls. This spray formula gently breaks down nasty rust on the spot (no scrubbing is required!) You'll save $$$ on bathroom repairs in no time.

    Promising review: "Iron Out was literally spray, spray, and spray, wipe to spread the product evenly, and walk away. It started working almost immediately. I went and made a pot of coffee, played with the dog for a few minutes, and by the time I came back my shower was white! Holy wizardry! Seriously it was more work to clean the mirror over the vanity than to use this product."—Jessica B.

    Get a 16-ounce bottle from Amazon for $12.18. Or if that's sold out, get two bottles at another listing for $16.99.

    27. An all-purpose cleaner to tidy all types of messes around the bathroom, like spills on a soft rug, stains on the sink, and grimy streaks on windows. It even can be used with your laundry detergent if your clothes are covered in mud, wine, and dirt.✨

    Bottle of the sandalwood all-purpose cleaner
    Good Vibes

    This cleaning gem contains sandalwood (which smells so good) and vegetable-based soap. It's recommend you dilute this formula *before* cleaning any surfaces. Add a 1/2 cup of Good Vibes all-purpose cleaner to 1 gallon of hot water to clean cabinets, countertops, floors, walls, and windows.

    Good Vibes is a small business known for their plant-based cleaning products. From reusable spray bottles to all-purpose cleaning solutions with soothing scents, you'll find eco-friendly cleaning goods that'll help you tidy your home.

    Get it from Good Vibes for $10.

    28. And a blinds duster because it's been a minute since you've cleaned your bathroom window blinds covered in gross debris. It comes with washable microfiber sleeves that'll effectively pick up dust *and* can clean the tops and bottoms of two blinds at the same time.

    hand holds blue blinds duster while cleaning two window blinds at a time

    Note: This isn't recommended for large blinds or straight blinds, so if that's what your home has, you may want to try a bigger duster, such as this fluffy microfiber one

    Promising review: "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 a duster brush and five microfiber sleeves from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in two colors).

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