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    25 Products Under $20 For Anyone Who Absolutely Hates Cleaning

    Tidying up your living space can be easy, fun, and not cost you a ton.

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    1. An oven cleaning spray, because last night's gooey lasagna isn't going to magically disappear by itself. Simply spray it on dirty areas, wipe away grime, and say goodbye to nasty food remains. You can finally enjoy your baked goodies without scrubbing the oven for hours afterwards.

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    Promising review: "Simply UNBELIEVEABLE. Fume-free and no gloves needed, but dissolves ANYTHING cooked on! Simply sprayed on, shut door overnight, and wiped off with paper towels. Do not have to dread cleaning oven ever again!" —Andrew J.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.44.

    2. A pair of colorful mop slippers, so you can work on your dance moves *and* clean up spills with minimal effort.

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    These slippers work well for mopping up vinyl, wood, and tiled floors. Plus, you can pop them in the washing machine after you're done cleaning.

    Promising review: "As a lazy person who hates cleaning, I found these slippers to be easy to use and yet still effective. They’re great in the kitchen for reaching those crevices under cabinets or the fridge, and if you have kids the slippers could be a fun way to get them to clean the floors!"

    Get five pairs from Amazon for $10.99 (fits up to women's size 10).

    3. A toilet wand that'll make your toilet bowl look like a sparkling gem again. It comes with disposable scrubbing pads that help remove germs and get rid of stubborn stains. The days of using a soiled brush and potent bleach are officially over.

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

    Get a starter kit with six refill heads from Amazon for $8.88.

    4. A set of pan scrubbers for seamless post-dinner cleanups. Your hands (and cookware) will thank you for scrubbing away olive oil, curry sauce, and butter from a *safe* distance.


    Promising review: "I always use a dish brush in my kitchen sink. I'm not sure how people don't! I've been impressed with the stiffness of the bristles and how they have held up overall. The flat edge of the scraper is also a bonus. Don't spend ridiculous amounts of money on some brand-name dish brush. These are a great buy and will get the job done!" —Caroline C.

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $9.99.

    Read more about why you should opt for a sponge alternative in this kitchen cleaning article.

    5. A wood polish and conditioner for grandma's vintage nightstand or your minimalist bookshelf. It helps prevent wood from fading and drying, so your furniture will look brand new without sanding.

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    Promising review: "I put this stuff on and holy moly did it work. All the dry spots just absolutely disappeared. The wood looks gorgeous - like new. I was so sure that I was going to have to do some sanding if I wanted the wood to ever look good again, so to say this saved me a ton of labor is an understatement." —Camp Runamok

    Get a 16-ounce bottle from Amazon for $8.48.

    Read more about helpful furniture cleaners in 34 Products That'll Help You Get A Jump Start On Spring Cleaning.

    6. A mold- and mildew-remover gel so you don't have to spend hours scrubbing dirty tiles before company arrives. Its formula helps eliminate mold, mildew, and other discoloration from bathroom tiles, shower heads, and other water-friendly spots around your home.

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    Promising review: "I had some black grout in my shower, but I'm too lazy to scrub anything. Put this on, left over night, and rinsed off! One bottle was not enough for the full shower, but I only was doing a few specific spots. If you're doing your full shower I would recommend getting three bottles." —LR

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    7. A tiny vacuum that'll suck up crumbs, dirt, and debris from all the nooks and crannies you don't want to tidy up. This cute gadget is fun to use and will make vacuuming less of a chore.

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    Reviewers say this lil' wonder easily cleans up eraser shavings and other hard-to-see particles around your house.

    Promising review: "I bought this little vacuum as a joke but it actually helps me clean the dust on my desk. With the two different attachments it helps me go in between cracks and small spaces. Since it’s a small vacuum, the suction isn’t that strong, but overall it does the job.” —Urban Outfitters customer

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $15 (available in three colors).

    8. An instant carpet-stain remover for wine night spills and pet accidents. Buh-bye nasty stains and smells, it's been real.

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    Its formula deodorizes and prevents pesky spots from ruining your carpets.

    Promising review: "My parent's cleaner was at the house when I showed her the bottle and sprayed. Literally within moments the spot was shades lighter! We put more on and then did other parts of the rug. While there are still some dark patches, it is a gazillion times lighter than it was!" —L. A. Meisel

    Get it from Amazon for $8.59.

    9. And a daily shower cleaner that'll get your bathroom spick-and-span with a couple of sprays. Be gone, soap scum!

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    This cleaner smells like eucalyptus mint and it'll give your washroom a heavenly, relaxing scent.

    Promising review: "We have a larger shower door at over seven feet tall and almost six feet wide, so cleaning this door is not an easy undertaking unless you like getting a workout. We had the typical soap spots and now they have literally just disappeared. No washing, scrubbing, squeegeeing, and I gave up on “using the Force” on the door sometime ago. Apparently I am not the Jedi I once was." —Dan Schmidt

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $14.24.

    10. A pet hair remover broom, so you don't have to plug in the vacuum whenever your cat or dog sheds all over everything.

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    This cleaning tool works like a magnet and picks up fur from carpets, hardwood, and more.

    Promising review: "Y’all. This broom changed my life. My dog sheds like crazy and I have tile throughout the majority of the living space in my home so I’m constantly having to sweep, Swiffer, vacuum, etc. to keep it hair-free. Well my friends, this broom darn well came close to getting all the hair off my tile, even did an amazing job getting hair off the rug. My mind is blown." —samsamsurecan

    Get a compact broom from Amazon for $14.99.

    11. A funny microwave cleaner that'll take care of splattered leftovers and dried-up goo (eww) chillin' in the corners of your microwave.


    Pour in a mixture of lemon juice, water, and vinegar, place the "angry" figure in your microwave, and get a clean space in less than 10 minutes!

    Promising review: "This is a fun and easy way to clean your microwave! All you do is put some water and vinegar to the fill lines and then put it in your microwave for seven minutes. I just tried it out on my microwave and it worked great." —amyanothony

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    12. A red wine stain remover for sticky, hard-to-remove vino spills that get on clothes, rugs, or blankets. You'll be thankful to not have to do laundry for hours or call a carpet cleaning company.

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    Promising review: "Amazing stuff that really works. I knocked over a full glass of red wine on a light carpet. Tried to use something else that made the stain much worse. We were out of town for a week and when I got back home, I tried this stain remover thinking it was too late for it to work. It literally made the stain disappear. So happy that I don’t have to live with that nasty stain another day." —Linar

    Get it from Amazon for $6.67.

    Read more about this handy cleaner in We Tested Gadgets For People Who Suck At Cleaning, And Here's What Actually Worked.

    13. Heavy-duty cleaning wipes so you can easily remove pesky stains from your countertops, car seats, and tools. They'll come in handy when nail polish remover, permanent marker, or bird poop randomly shows up on surfaces.


    Promising review: "These are awesome! The wipes are huge and tough, great for scrubbing!! I cleaned my whole house with these and they removed stains I haven't been able to get out for awhile. Also, they smell fantastic, no chemical smell whatsoever." —Suze

    Get a 90-pack from Amazon for $11.94.

    14. A bottle of dishwasher cleaner that'll wash away grease and lime scale build-up with ease and leave your dishwasher with a fresh scent.

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    Promising review: "This has been the most effective dishwasher cleaner that I have ever used. Easy to use, and does the job at a great price. This stuff really cleans out that old dishwasher "funk" that happens after having a dishwasher for 10+ years. It even improved the quality of the cleaning of dishes, which was a claim I was skeptical about, but it actually seemed to de-scale the sprayers and drains." —C. Costa

    Get it from Amazon for $3.77.

    15. Flower toilet cleaning stamps, because they provide a deep clean *and* they'll leave your bathroom throne smelling like roses. Stick one of these babies inside your toilet bowl and lengthen the time between cleanings.

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    Promising review: "This is a really neat and new approach to keeping your toilet clean. Applying these to the bowl is a really easy process and leaves no mess. It comes with three syringes and each syringe has enough for about four applications. I’m not sure how long they last yet, but my toilet definitely smells fresh and it seems to be keeping it clean. It also looks really cool." —Rinum

    Get 24 stamps from Amazon for $19.21.

    16. A hair catcher that'll do the dirty work for you and pull out the nightmarish mess lurking in your shower drain. The best part? Watching this cute tool ~bloom~ with all the gross hair that was blocking your pipes.

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    Promising review: "This will make your life so much easier and better. I didn't realize how much hair got down the drain, as I am careful with my hair and take it out when I am done. Apparently so much more gets through than I imagined. You literally have to pick it up and pull and it easily comes up with all the gross hair on it." —John Burke

    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $13.99.

    17. A bottle of keyboard cleaning gel that looks like yellow slime and makes lifting up debris a more enjoyable process.


    Promising review: "I was skeptical at first. Was afraid my keyboard would be all gummed up with yellow slime! It cleaned it as good as new. Got all those dog hairs between the keys! No smell lingering on the keyboard or my hands and it's kind of fun to play with." —Billy

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    18. A rust stain remover that'll tackle the toughest yellow spots ruining your sink, drain, and shower walls. You'll save $$$ on bathroom repairs in no time.

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    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 use this product."—Jessica B.

    Get a 16-ounce bottle from Amazon for $4.99.

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

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    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.

    20. A pink llama duster that'll make you fall in ~llove~ with cleaning again. This fun tool easily sweeps up dust from photo frames, shelves, and other hard-to-reach areas around the house.


    Promising review: "A few of my coworkers chipped in and bought our departmental mascot, whom we've dubbed 'Larry' the Llama. We love this little guy! And bonus: He's quite functional. Our desks get pretty dusty, and Larry helps get all that muck off our desks. And he's adorably handsome." —Vegan-ish Mom Geek

    Get it from Amazon for $14.70.

    21. A water bottle cleaner for your portable drink containers that gets in all the crevices and prevents germ buildup. Spare your hand-washable mugs from a dishwasher trip and opt for this helper instead.

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    Promising review: "I am obsessed with my travel mug, which I wash by hand daily, but it's tall and narrow so I can't quite get leverage with a sponge inside the bottom of the insulated bottle. I didn't want a scratchy nylon brush or a sponge tip that would hold germs or wear out, so I tried this silicone option. It's the perfect length and texture to effectively clean out any trace coffee (with cream and sugar) film. Glad I got it!" —bruyere

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    22. A disposer foaming cleanser, because when was the last time you ~actually~ cleaned out eggshells and other scraps from your kitchen disposer? It's easy to use and looks like a mini volcano erupting from your sink. Your stinky drain will thank you for this foamy (and super clean) treatment.

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    Promising review: "I am super impressed with these! You just drop it in the disposal, run a thin stream of water, and turn on the disposal. It foamed up and burned right through all the grease in my disposal. It smells so much better too! I was a bit unsure at first, but it actually worked super well." —Movieluver

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $5.99.

    23. A skull sponge holder that'll make your dish companion look less ~deadly~ whenever you need to wash plates, cups, or utensils. It also doubles up as a cute decor item for your kitchen.


    Promising review: "This is in the kitchen sink. The suction cups secure it well and out of the way. The design allows the sponge to drip and dry in the sink as opposed to on the counter. Ingenious use of a skull design. Love it!" —Caroline Sz

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    24. 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?

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    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.

    25. And a set of adorable cat scrubbers that are ~purr-fect~ for cleaning up dirty dishes. Add these felines to your counter lineup, stat.


    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $8.90+ (available in a blue and brown set).

    You, enjoying cleaning *and* getting those chores done...

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