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    Updated on 6 Jul 2020. Posted on 6 Jul 2020

    18 Game-Changing Cleaning Products That Cost Less Than $25

    Scrub-a-dub-dub, but on a budget.

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    1. These cleaning brushes that will help you get everything cleaner, faster.

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    These brushes will ensure you get to every nook and cranny in your kitchen, bathroom and anywhere else that needs a good scrub. There are three levels of softness, so that you can ensure you're using the right bristles for the right surfaces and avoid causing damage.

    Buy a set of three with varying brush strengths from Amazon Australia for $17.69.

    2. This makeup brush shampoo to get your makeup brushes squeaky clean.

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    This stuff is cruelty-free, plant-based and paraben-free. You can use it to clean your brushes and beauty blenders, so that makeup application will become easier and you won't be putting bad bacteria all over your face every time you use them — therefore reducing breakouts!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $10.79.

    3. This pumice cleaning stone — now that we can have a couple of mates over again, it'll keep you from cringing with embarrassment when they ask to use your bathroom.

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    This reusable stone gets rid of those hideous dark yellow rings and hard water stains without scratching your surfaces. Plus, this one comes with a drain snake, so you can take care of that clogged up drain too!

    Buy a 12-pack from Amazon Australia for $18.99.

    4. This pack of microfibre cloths that absorb water without scratching surfaces or leaving streaks.

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    You can use these microfibre cloths on your car, your windows, stainless steel surfaces, wood furniture and basically anything else you can think of.

    Buy a pack of 24 from Amazon Australia for $22.99.

    5. This no scrub gel stain remover that will destroy your mould and mildew problems — just don't use it on your ex, as tempted as you might be.

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    There are likely stains on your shower wall you had no idea could be removed, but this gel will take care of them all — you won't even need to scrub! Just don't forget to wear gloves when you use it — this stuff is super potent.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $21.99.

    6. This rechargeable sweater shaver, so you can get rid of the fuzz that randomly appears on your clothes.

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    This shaver works on cotton, wool, linen and even upholstery. You can also use it as a zero-waste lint roller! This one comes with two extra shavers, a cleaning brush and a drawstring bag for easy storage.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $20.39.

    7. This eco-friendly pet hair roller that doesn't need any sheets or refills, so you can use it again and again without having to break out the vacuum cleaner.

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    You can use this roller on furniture, carpets, clothes and anything else in your house that gets covered in your furry friend's hair. This one also comes with a grooming glove so you can tackle that pet hair at the source.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $15.99.

    8. These spiky dryer balls that will make sure your pillows stay fluffy when you wash them — and cut down your drying time.

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    As the weather continues to cool down and the sun starts to make fewer appearances, we're all going to be using dryers more often. These dryer balls allow for better air circulation when you use them — which means they'll cut down on drying time, making them better for the environment. They'll also soften your clothes without the need for chemicals.

    Buy a set of four from Amazon Australia for $13.44.

    9. This stainless steel cleaning cloth, which will keep you from screaming internally every time someone presses their grubby fingers to your favourite appliances.

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    This cloth will get rid of fingerprints, dirt and grime and will leave your surfaces shining with no streaks — all you need is water!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $11.95.

    10. These deodorising bags because now that you've been using your running shoes to stay active, they're likely getting a little gross.

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    These bags absorb excess moisture, so they'll also keep mould and mildew caused by your sweat at bay — which is perfect for your gym shoes.

    Buy a two-pack from Amazon Australia for $21.99.

    11. This dishwasher cleaner, because a sparkling machine means spotless dishes.

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    We've all experienced one of those moments when we've opened up a dishwasher and thought it didn't smell the best. That usually happens when the machine itself needs a wash! This cleaner gets rid of grease and grime in filters and pipes, so you can rest assured knowing your dishes are being washed properly.

    Buy a two pack from Amazon Australia for $11.50.

    12. This clean/dirty dishwasher magnet, to keep the people you live with from mixing dirty and clean dishes.

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    If you've ever suffered from absent-minded housemates (or kids) putting dirty dishes in a dishwasher full of clean dishes, this little guy will be a lifesaver. All you have to do is turn the tab to indicate whether they should or shouldn't chuck their dish in — think public bathroom cubicle. It also has a "running" function, so they don't try to yank it open mid-clean.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $14.99.

    13. These scrub attachments for your drill, so that you never end up having to scrub on your hands and knees for hours.

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    These scrubbers fit onto any drill and get it all done in ~record time~. You can use them in bathrooms, on your floors and even on the wheels of your car!

    Buy a set of three scrubbers from Amazon Australia for $14.99.

    14. These deodorising drain sticks, which will make avoiding the funky-smelling-sink a thing of the past

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    These strips deodorise your drains, but they also break down organic matter and grease that cling to the sides of your pipes, including hair. You can use them in your bathroom sink, kitchen sink, shower drain, bath drain and anywhere else things get built up. Each pack includes 12 sticks, so you'll be covered all year.

    Buy a 4 pack from Amazon Australia for $21.69.

    15. This brush-cleaning set, so you can clean all your water bottles — as well as the wine bottles you're super keen on turning into candle holders.

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    This set includes two big bottle brushes to get into the inner curves and corners of your bottle, an extra long straw brush to ensure the inside of your entire bottle gets scrubbed, a spout cleaner that also cleans a teapot, plus a bottle lid detail cleaner, so you can get in there and make sure every inch is clean.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $16.99.

    16. This touch-up crayon to take care of any dents or scratches on all the wood around your house.

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    These wax sticks come in twelve colours, so you're sure to find one that matches the old vintage dining set you've had for years. It's not made from beeswax, so there won't be any white residue after cleaning.

    Promising Review: "I am not a handy person, so I've kind of just accepted the scratches and dents my home and furniture are slowly accumulating *side-eyes my tiny humans and cat*. This brilliant little tool, which comes in every conceivable hue of wood, can be rubbed into the surface of your furniture or heated to fill larger dents. You can even mix more than one stick to get your desired colour! Now anyone can be a home renovator."

    Mariela Summerhays

    Buy it from Bunnings for $6.55.

    17. This silicone cleaning mat, so that you can finally clean those crusty brushes you're too embarrassed to use in front of anyone.

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    The different ridges on this mat help you clean all different types of brushes and suction cups on the back allow you to stick it to the bottom of your sink — so you can really go to town.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $7.99.

    18. And finally, this palm dish brush that will make washing dishes your new favourite chore.

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    This brush is an excellent alternative to dish sponges, which often just end up getting all crusty and stinky. It comes with its own stand, to keep bristles dry and hygienic. The soap compartment is also great, because it means you don't need to keep the dish soap at your sink, saving space.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $20.

    You, delightedly stocking up your cleaning supplies without breaking the bank:

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