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    27 Cheap And Effective Products Guaranteed To Kick Your Cleaning Routine Up A Few Notches

    Products you never knew you needed for things you always forget to clean.

    1. A dryer lint brush, because even though you clean out the lint trap *every* time, there's likely SO much more hiding in your dryer gap and exhaust port. This tool makes it easy to get all that yuckiness out and will leave you feeling like your clothes are extra clean the next time you dry a load.

    reviewer photo showing the dryer lint brush next to a pile of dust and lint on their dryer

    2. A bottle of all-purpose cleaning concentrate with an emphasis on "all-purpose," because it works great in *every* corner of your home. Just spray it on, let it sink into the dirt and grime for about 30 seconds, then wipe it all away with a cleaning cloth!

    three bottles of the all-purpose cleaner in different scents

    3. A microfiber hand duster to get all those hard-to-reach places like your ceiling fan and the tops of your TV, cupboards, and picture frames.

    4. A toilet bowl ring remover so you can stop gagging every time you go to use it. It also makes for a great arm workout! 💪

    5. A jetted tub cleaner because you have no idea what's hiding in those jets of yours. Better to just do the dirty work now, rather than find some unwanted surprises the next time you're trying to take a relaxing after-work bath.

    6. A rust stain remover, perfect for anything with an orange hue that probably shouldn't have one. 🍊 Bonus: no need for scrubbing with this baby; just let it sit for a while and then rinse it off with water!

    7. A pack of Magic Erasers because, unfortunately, a lil' scrubbing is actually necessary from time to time. At least with these, you'll get the best possible results for each unit of effort exerted — which is more than any other cleaning tool out there.

    reviewer photo showing their wall covered in crayon, then the wall completely white and all the crayon removed after using the magic eraser

    8. A stainless steel cleaner to instantly wipe away those mysterious streaks and smudges that somehow always appear on your fridge, oven, and sink.

    reviewer before-and-after photo showing their stainless steel sink looking brand new after using stainless steel cleaner

    9. A bottle of red wine stain remover, because that stain on your couch looks a bit like a crime scene. Best of all, you won't be embarrassed anymore when someone moves the throw blanket you've strategically placed to cover it up.

    10. A grout cleaning pen to restore your grout tile lines to their full glory and instantly take your bathroom from drab to fab.

    reviewer photo showing half of the grout lines in their shower restored after using the pen

    11. A washable sponge that, ahem, is actually designed to last upwards of a year (unlike that nasty, bacteria-ridden one you've been using for way, WAY too long).

    12. A pack of Keurig-cleaning cups because, despite all the deliciousness that comes out of that glorious machine, there's likely a whole lot of grime and gunk hiding on the inside that has no business being in your morning coffee.

    13. An instant spot remover if you need more help with the stain than the smell. BTW, have you ever checked your mattress for stains? Who knows what's under all those linens. Might be worth taking a peek. 🥴

    14. A pack of dishwasher-cleaning tablets because, yes, your dishwasher does need to be cleaned occasionally despite the fact that its literal job is to wash the things you put inside it.

    15. And washing machine tablets to eliminate any mold or mildew secretly waiting to stink up your favorite hoodie.

    16. A blind cleaner brush because little did you know, those lil' plastic things can get suuuuper D-U-S-T-Y! Use this when you find yourself sneezing every time you try to take a peek outside.

    17. A pet hair removal tool that's basically a heavy-duty lint roller. BUT, you can use it over and over again because it doesn't use sticky pads — just empty out the roller trap after each use. *Magic.*

    18. A watermark removing cloth because you're always spilling drinks down the side of your nightstand (that just so happens to be a family heirloom) and you need to get it back in shape before your mother comes over next weekend and discovers your reckless ways.

    19. A 100% natural oven cleaning kit that comes fully equipped with everything you need to get your cooking box looking brand-new again. The kit includes an oven scrub, all-purpose cleaners, and a metallic sponge to blast away grease and grime *without* using harsh chemicals.

    20. A portable carpet and upholstery cleaner that'll leave you nothing short of ~shocked~ when it magically restores your furniture and carpet right before your eyes. 😲

    21. A bag of fizzing Johnny Drops to give your toilet a little extra something after you scrub those nasty rings out. We like to think of these as "a bath bomb for your porcelain throne."

    White bath bombs next to the brown paper bag packaging

    22. A portable vacuum cleaner designed specifically to clean and detail your car. It easily plugs into your car's outlet and even comes with additional attachments so you can get all those hard-to-reach nooks and crannies.

    23. A jug of Wet & Forget Shower Cleaner that'll work to remove all the mysterious build-up on the floor and walls of your shower. Best of all, no scrubbing required! You can literally spray it, forget about it, and the grime will begin to erode and disappear down your drain.

    24. A box of sink disposal cleaner designed to scrub away grunge and odor-causing build-up from sidewalls, blades, and under the splashguard with its oh-so-satisfying foaming formula.

    25. A bottle of outdoor multipurpose cleaner, because this is the year you're finally going to get your backyard looking spiffy again.

    26. A bottle of So Phresh cleaning concentrate you can dilute and use on everything from your cabinets to your walls to the dash in your car.

    the 16.9-ounce bottle of all-purpose cleaner concentrate

    27. And a two-pack of reusable mop pads so you can say goodbye to the wasteful, disposable ones. Not only can you toss these in the wash after use, but it also allows you to use the cleaning product of your choice — especially important if you have pets in the house!

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