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    51 Practical Things For The Homeowner Who Wants To Feel More Prepared In 2021

    From a classic measuring tape to a foaming cleanser for your garbage disposal, your parents will be so proud of you for buying these things.

    1. A wireless charger that'll open up to reveal an array of cords to ensure you'll be able to charge any device anywhere at anytime. Welcome to the future, my friends.

    the inside of the card with different wires and adaptors

    2. An air fryer (from the makers of the INSTANT POT!!), perfect for anyone who hasn't always been a big fan of leftovers but wants to make the most of all their delicious homemade meals. Best of all? You can crisp up your fave foods without all that oil.

    3. A Samsung TV that'll disguise itself as an elegant picture frame when it's not in use. A magical marvel in home decor and technology if you ask me.

    4. A splurge-worthy Dyson vacuum to help you attempt to tackle the never-ending influx of hair, fuzz, and dust that threatens to take over every crevice of your home.

    5. A mini tower with 10 outlets that'll act as a battery backup so (God forbid!) the power goes out, you won't lose all the progress you made building your dream home on The Sims.

    a black tower with many outlets

    6. AeroGarden's Indoor Hydroponic Garden for anyone who always wanted to grow their own herbs but lives in an apartment and therefore has close to *zero* outdoor space.

    a reviewer's indoor aerogarden filled with grown plants

    7. A wireless remote kit that'll make turning on your twinkle lights (or anything else you hook up to 'em!) a breeze.

    a model holding the remote

    8. A sleek mirrored digital alarm clock with USB ports that'll charge your devices and ensure you have *no reason whatsoever* to be late again.

    the alarm clock on a reviewer's nightstand

    9. A 64-piece iFixit kit for when your most-used gadget gives out and you'd rather try to repair it yourself than buy a new one.

    a reviewer holding a fix it kit

    10. A zippered sleeve to keep all of those pesky wires and plugs under control and out of your way so when you finally get around to hanging your fabulous new TV on the wall it won't look like a hot mess.

    a before and after photo showing the cords neatly stowed away

    11. A splurge-worthy nontoxic Dutch oven you can use to make all kinds of delicious meals — from stews and loaves of bread, this versatile piece of cookware is essential for your kitchen.

    12. A garbage guard that'll keep pesky flies and other insects from congregating around your can.

    13. A Dewalt tool bag to store all the inevitable tools you'll start to slowly acquire as you try to fix odds 'n' ends around your house.

    a black toolbag with yellow accents filled with tools

    14. An electric pressure washer you can use to restore your deck or back patio to the way it looked when your first set foot on it — so clean you could eat off it! But...maybe don't.

    15. An 8-in-1 kitchen gadget tool complete with a funnel, a juicer, a grater, an egg cracker, a shredder, a can opener, an egg separator, and a measuring cup. You'll never be without a must-have tool again!

    a measuring cup with other gadgets stacked on top of it as well as a bottle top that's actually a funnel, making the entire product look like a colorful plastic bottle

    16. A Clorox ToiletWand that you can use then toss away — say SEE YA' to that gross toilet brush hiding in the corner of your bathroom.

    17. A garbage-disposal foaming cleaner to scrub away the stinky grime that builds up on the blades and in the pipes.

    18. A solar-powered, motion sensor-activated lights so you can sing "and at last I see the light," like Rapunzel in Tangled each time you step into your yard.

    19. A remote organizer, perfect for keeping your various remotes, clickers, channel changes (whatever you call it in your house) in check while looking chic.

    a reviewer's photo of the remote organizer filled with remotes

    20. A double extension cord so you can run an endless amount of power throughout your home without trying to track down another outlet.

    a white double power cord

    21. A modular sofa or sectional featuring a "performance velvet" that can withstand spills, so you can sip vino and snack on cheese and crackers while watching The Bachelorette like always without worry you'll ruin your new couch.

    a velvet green sectional

    22. A rechargeable lighter to light every candle in your house to create the *perfect* ambience without concern you'll run out of lighter fluid.

    23. A red wine stain remover, so you'll forever be prepared when you inevitably spill vino all over your favorite white shirt when something shocking happens on The Real Housewives.

    24. A seasoning kit from Spiceology that'll give you the perfect opportunity to yell "BAM!" like Emeril and ensure you'll have everything you need when whipping up that recipe you found on Pinterest months ago and finally got the nerve up to try.

    a white box filled with 12 spice containers surrounded by evergreen branches

    25. A pet stain and odor remover, so when your furry friend gets a little too excited that you just got home and decides to pee all over your shoes, it's sort of OK.

    26. A Nest thermostat for anyone who likes to think they're actually a meteorologist or likes to plan their hairstyle around what the humidity might be.

    The circular Nest on a wall

    27. A hybrid mattress to basically provide you with *two* mattresses instead of one — with a single flip you can go from an extra firm feel to a softer one without splurging on a new bed.

    a couple lounging on an idle sleep mattress

    28. Rubbermaid's power scrubbing brush, for when you want to give your grout an all-inclusive spa treatment and bring it back to its squeaky-clean glory.

    29. A shelving system you can customize to fit your exact needs whether that means tall, short, or a combo of both. You can also add on to them over time, making them a worthy investment for any homeowner.

    a model sitting in their living room with the modern shelving in white and tan behind them

    30. A hard water stain-remover because you shouldn't want to shudder each time you reach to turn your shower on.

    Reviewer's before-and-after picture of their shower faucet with hard water stains and then totally clean

    31. And an all-natural tile and tub cleaner you can count on to effectively remove mold, mildew, and rust — just think of *how* satisfying your "before" and "after" photos will be.

    32. An electric standing desk that'll quickly become your favorite product if you've shifted to mostly working from home.

    33. A pack of oven liners to protect the bottom of your oven from any overflow/oozing and let you continue on pretending you're competing on The Great British Baking Show worry-free.

    an apple pie inside the oven that has dripped liquid onto a mat below it

    34. An electric jar opener, because we all deserve to live in a world where we don't need to ask someone else to open our salsa, sauce, or jams.

    35. A compact eight-in-one spiralizer that'll grate cheese, juice fruits, cut ribbon, and *so* much more. This lil' gadget really does it all.

    36. A storage ottoman you can use to stow away things like throw blankets, shoes, books — whatever your heart desires! All that matters is that your home is about to look a lot more organized.

    a tan storage ottoman with the top open

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