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    35 Products To Make Cleaning Your Kitchen Super Efficient

    The greatest chefs have a clean kitchen. Doesn't mean you have to spend forever cleaning it.

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    1. Shelf liners that'll protect your cabinets and drawers from sticky condiments and protect you from the extra work of wiping them down.


    Promising review: "We moved into a new house with less than adequate shelving, and the first thing I did was clean the kitchen from top to bottom and line all the cabinets and drawers with liners. With the help of this product, I don't have to worry about my stuff sliding in drawers or touching the dirty shelves. That was the best thing I ever did. It was super easy to install so I also lined my cabinets and drawers in both my bathrooms." —Mrs. Hopefully

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97+ (available in six sizes and four colors).

    2. A pack of flexible, color-coded plastic cutting boards to avoid any cross-contamination.


    Promising review: "So many of these look good and then are a complete disappointment upon arrival. These are not; they're tough, hefty, strong, and resilient. I run a thriving food blog, and these are my go-to boards. The crosshatch pattern on the undersides keeps them from sliding on counter or tabletop. They stand up to a lot of cooking and just keep on performing. Well worth your money, over any other I've tried." —UrbanMonique

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $14.99.

    3. A snappy strainer you can clip onto most pots so you can drain your pasta with one hand — without splattering hot water all over your countertops.


    Promising review: "After many years of failing to drain skillets and pots by using a lid, I search for and bought this guy. Wow! I can't believe I lived without this for so long. It's a dream to drain water from pasta, and grease from meat. No slippage, and it works great. Just need to be a little careful if you've got a lot of food in the pot/pan, as some of it can escape over the top, but the use of spoon to keep it at bay works well." —R. Higgins

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in four colors).

    4. An angry microwave cleaner to steam off crusted food, because you just couldn't be bothered with covering the top of your plate to avoid splatter.


    Promising review: "This thing is fun and makes me laugh. It makes the cleaning day just a little brighter! It does a very good job at softening splatters in the microwave and making it easier to wipe clean." —E. Deland

    Get it from Amazon for $3.97+ (available in five colors).

    5. A bottle of Krud Kutter, a multi-surface cleaner that'll make even the most stubborn stains quake in fear and disappear!


    Promising review: "This product works! Stainless, glass, ovens, stoves, tile, it is the number one cleaner. Now that I have tried it, I can't do without it. It makes cleaning easy. It actually degreases the hood over the stove." —flame

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    6. A pack of reusable and compostable (!!!) beeswax wraps that'll save you some change down the road and keep your food from spoiling in the fridge, so you can avoid a rank-ass smell haunting you.


    Use the warmth of your beautiful hands to soften the wrap over a container, and as it cools, it creates a natural antibacterial seal that'll store your food until you're ready for leftovers.

    Promising review: "Wow, I love this!! All you have to do is wrap it over what you want to cover and press your hands around it a little and it sticks. It smells amazing and is easy to wash, reshape, and reuse." —Grace Marie Norberg

    Get it from Amazon for $16+ (available in four colors).

    7. A simple splatter screen, because nobody actually wants to ruin their white shirt or dirty their freshly cleaned stovetop with tomato sauce.


    Promising review: "I love this splatter guard. Fits my large fry pan perfectly. I like the fact that the handle goes cross the screen so it sits just a hair above the edge. Just make sure use pot holder to left the guard off. It works great and no more bacon grease landing on me or the stove." —Bren

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95.

    8. An adjustable kitchen wrap organizer so you can have all your sandwich bags all in one place instead of scattered around the pantry.


    It's made with eight adjustable wires so you can fit a variety of different box shapes and sizes.

    Promising review: "Great adjustable design makes it easy to store any size box. It is extremely well made. It's hard to find quality like this anymore and I appreciate it so much when I purchase something that I know will last forever. Most of the YouCopia kitchen storage items are superior to anything you will likely find. This one is a must for every kitchen." —Jennifer L. Banahan

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    9. An absolutely adorable sink strainer to keep bits of extra food from falling inside your drain, essentially saving you thousands of dollars on plumbing bills.


    Promising review: "These little gems work excellently to keep small bits of food from going down the drain and ultimately clogging our ancient plumbing. They are much better than the plugs that came with the sink and are very easy to clean." —Elle

    Get it from Amazon for $5 (available in seven styles).

    10. A pack of microfiber towels that'll wipe down any and all of your appliances, leaving them squeaky clean and without those pesky streaks.


    Promising Review: "I highly recommend these cloths. I use them mainly in the kitchen and to wipe our dining table. I wipe the cabinets, microwave, stove top, floor, and other appliances that are on top of the counter! This size is also perfect, it isn't too big or too small. I just fold it in half, and again so the thickness and size is perfect to clean. Then I just rinse in the water and use the dish-washing liquid to wash off the grease. It is nice and dry by the next meal time, and it never smells or stays dirty." —Elisa

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $12.81 (available in two sizes).

    11. A glass cooktop cleaner essential for removing the burnt, caked-on food stuck to the sides of your burner from your latest cooking disaster.

    It includes a bottle of cooktop cleaner, a cleaning pad, and a scraper.

    Promising review: "This stuff is incredible. My rental apartment has a white glass cooktop and it gets nasty even if you use very clean pots and pans on it. Before I found this stuff, I thought that for sure I would lose a big chunk of my security deposit, but I have yet to encounter a stain that this stuff cannot remove. Sometimes it takes a couple of tries alternating between the paste and the razor scraper, but even the most stubborn burned-on, carbonized food bits always come off." —A Real Name

    Get it from Amazon for $10.88.

    12. A stainless-steel cleaner to remove all of those annoying little fingerprints on your fridge.


    Promising review: "I finally purchased a beautiful stainless steel refrigerator. Unfortunately, after the delivery guys left, I noticed marks on the front doors left by packing tape. I was unable to wash off the marks. In addition, I noticed fingerprint marks almost every time I opened the refrigerator which, for the most part, would not come off. I used this on the refrigerator as soon as it arrived and was amazed at how easily the marks came off. Extra bonus: No new fingerprints since my first application a week ago! It really works!" —J. Kruger

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97.

    13. A rotating, magnetized knife set to keep your kitchen just as minimalistic as you are. The fewer appliances around, the less mess will be made.


    It includes paring, serrated, santoku, chef's, carving, and bread knives.

    Promising review: "I love these knives! The swivel base makes it super easy to find which knife I need and the color coding looks really good. It's a little big, but only because some of the knives need it to be. The non-stick coating on the blades makes cleaning real easy and they came pretty sharp." —Crystal

    Get it from Amazon for $89.99+ (available in three colors).

    14. A lazy Susan turntable that'll organize cluttered cabinets and countertops so you can easily find what you're looking for.


    Promising review: "I hate those deep corner cabinets because things get lost in the back. I bought one of these and organized the bottom of the cabinet. It looks great and I can reach everything! I just bought a second one for the top! Love this very large lazy Susan." —Scott D. Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $6.11+ (available in four colors).

    15. A two-tier organizer for kitchen counters that'll help free up some important space. Less clutter means a peaceful mind.


    Promising review: "I love this! Going to buy two more, another one for the kitchen and one for the bathroom. Very sturdy and fits in the corner perfectly. I am using it in my coffee area and it holds all my coffee stuff and leaves more room on the countertop. Easy to put together." —Burned Children Recovery Foundation

    Get it from Amazon for $23.19.

    16. A handy dish brush with a built-in soap dispenser, making it even easier to scrub the dishes that have been sitting in your sink for nearly a week.


    Promising review: "Really nice! It does a great job of getting dishes clean. Want to order another one for the shower, to fill with tile cleaner to scrub after every shower to keep it from getting gross :)." —AGilmore

    Get it from Amazon for $11.05+ (available in three colors).

    17. Black Diamond Ultimate Grout Cleaner to get the nitty-gritty spaces of your kitchen to a level of clean you didn't even know was possible. You get it? Grit, grout? Ok.

    Promising review: "I am blown away by this stuff! We redid our kitchen almost four years ago and made the mistake of putting light gray grout in. This stuff made the grout lighter than I thought possible. I can’t believe I am sitting here raving about grout cleaner but this is apparently adulthood. It was easy to use — no excessive scrubbing and no harsh chemical smell or anything." —Katelyn

    Get it from Amazon for $10.98.

    18. A roll-up drying rack because countertop space is crucial real estate that cannot and should not be taken over by tons of dishes.


    Promising review: "This did EXACTLY what I wanted it to do... provided a spot to dry occasional pans (and fresh rinsed eggs!) without taking up all the counter space of an ugly dish rack. PLUS, even better, it self-limits. In other words, my kids don't just keep piling crap on it the way they do with the dish rack without putting dry things away. It encourages you to put the dry away, it rolls up compactly, and apparently you can even use it in the oven (although I have not yet.) I love this thing." —Mariah

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in two styles).

    19. An expandable shelf that'll let you safely stack your dishes so you don't have to pull a muscle trying to reach that one plate at the bottom. Plus, it'll give you so much more cabinet space!


    Promising review: "Just got them and immediately put them in the cabinet. They seem really sturdy and well-built. My cabinet doors are off for resurfacing and it called attention to how messy and awkward this cabinet had become, always having to lift and move things around to get to what I want. These shelves are the perfect solution." —Tiny Moose

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99.

    20. Greenworks Multi-Surface Cleaner for anyone who cares about the environment of their kitchen and of the world. Decreasing your carbon footprint has never been so simple.


    Promising review: "I use this to clean my kitchen and bathrooms and it cuts through grease and dirt very well." —E. Skipp

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $10.11.

    21. A multipurpose food dicer with seven interchangeable blades that make chopping, slicing, and grating easy peasy lemon squeezy — no really, this thing also has a juicer attachment! Plus, it'll keep pieces of veggies from falling on your floor.


    Promising review: "I love this chopper. It definitely is sharp, but it has to be in order to cut through vegetables. It even cuts tomatoes. Definitely don't touch the blades with your fingers! It's easy to use and saves me time." —sunrise

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

    22. A simple caddy for organizing your dish-cleaning essentials...and for keeping sponges out of your germ-ridden sink.


    Promising review: "I love this for holding a sponge with a handle vs. trying to balance it in the sink to dry." —Bryan V

    Get it from Amazon for $14.69.

    23. A pack of Clorox disinfecting wipes so you can wipe up the quick spills you made while cooking your latest masterpiece.


    Promising review: "Clorox wipes are fantastic. I like that they are much more effective and sanitary than a sponge or cloth. They are an absolute necessity for daily cleaning of kitchen counters. The only negative is that using them is addictive!" —Joni

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $23.56.

    24. A sink caddy with lil' suction cups that stick onto the side of your sink so your sponges and brushes can *actually* dry.


    Promising review: "This is attached to the inside of my sink with the three suction cups provided. It is very stable, sturdy, and attractive. It holds my sponge and two brushes, one tall, one regular. The best item I have used to date in my large kitchen sink." —D. Murrells

    Get it from Amazon for $8.14.

    25. A cleansing powder to easily remove built-up rust and hard water stains in your kitchen sink.

    Promising review: "Best stuff ever. I have an ancient porcelain kitchen sink and it was scratched, stained, dingy and icky. The only reason I hadn't replaced it is that I was waiting to redo the entire kitchen. One application of Bar Keeper's Friend and some light elbow grease later, the sink is white, pristine, stain and scratch-free." —P

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $10.50 (available in four sizes).

    26. A garbage disposal cleaner that'll...dispose of odor-causing particles and leftover food stuck in the pipes.


    Promising review: "Holy cow I didn't realize how easy and quick it was to clean a garbage disposal until I bought this product! Typically, in my naïve thinking, I'd just use vinegar and baking soda down the drain and call it good. Little did I know that there was an actual cleaning product available until I stumbled across it through a BuzzFeed article. So of course, I had to try it. Very simple instructions: it literally takes five minutes and some hot water and VOILÀ! You have a clean, no-longer-stinky garbage disposal. Let me say that anytime I got a whiff of an odor, all I did was drop one of those packs in the disposal and the smell was GONE! Plus the blue foam bubbling through the sink was amusing to watch ;-). Worth every penny!" —VadersGirl

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $5.

    27. A bottle of Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Multi-Surface Everyday Cleaner, a concoction of plant-based ingredients and essential oils that's biodegradable and free from animal products for a ~naturally~ powerful clean. Plus it smells delightful! No overpowering smell for sensitive noses.


    Promising review: "Finally, a cleaner without the overwhelming smell of chemicals! And it really cleans! I had a smoke contaminated area and tried everything (best until now was Ivory bar soap on a wet cloth) but this product takes up the bar. I have used it on everything but the dog with outstanding results. I'll never go back to the standard store-bought cleaners." —Katie

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $11.87.

    28. A stainless steel cleaner that'll wipe away existing grease, watermarks, and fingerprints and can prevent new ones from sticking on all your appliances.

    Promising review: "I was truly surprised at how well this product worked. A friend recommended it, and I thought at this price, I would give it a try. I couldn’t believe the difference it made to my stainless steel appliances. Highly recommend using a microfiber cloth as directed. It buffed out all the smudges and fingerprints and does a good job of preventing future fingerprints. See photo: Right side is before and left side is after." —Amanda

    Get it from Amazon for $4.79.

    29. A pack of tablets to wash mineral deposits in your dishwasher and keep it running without any problems, because you really and truly hate doing dishes by hand.

    Promising review: "After using this product, I am happy to report that my $5 investment saved me over $500. I was ready to replace my dishwasher, due to super cloudy glasses, residue, and just not getting clean. Then, I became aware that the water softener no longer was doing its job, so I had the rental company replace it. Dishwasher performance improved somewhat. I decided to do two more loads before deciding to purchase a new one. Then I saw a product test review for Affresh in Good Housekeeping magazine. I was ordering some stuff from Amazon anyway, so I added that to my order. When it came, I tossed one of the tablets into the bottom of the full machine, per instructions, and ran the regular cycle. I did not expect the results I got! The glassware that I thought was permanently etched and ruined came out like new. Same with cutlery. The difference is unbelievable. I will use this faithfully on a monthly basis, as recommended. I am amazed!" —Sheila

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $3.89.

    30. A brush and squeegee combo to swipe any wet or dry spills on the countertop into the sink — without using a ton of paper towels!


    Promising review: "LOVE THIS PRODUCT! Saves me so many paper towels, easily washed in the dishwasher, and the small size saves space! Will always have one of these on hand for sure!" —Prime Time Review

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98.

    31. A pack of reusable non-stick liners that'll catch messy drips before they become burnt blobs stuck on the oven floor, continuously making your kitchen smell bad. Just rinse 'em off after each use!


    These liners are dishwasher-safe and can withstand temperatures up to 500°F. They measure 23"x16.25" and are PFOA- and BPA-free!

    Promising review: "I bake pies, and the sticky drippings from berry pies will wash or even slide right off. I am glad they come in a three-pack — enough for double ovens and a convection microwave." —Garden Spirit

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $13.99.

    32. An adjustable measuring cup so you only have to finesse one tool instead of many. The rotating plunger can easily push out sticky ingredients like peanut butter or honey.


    It has a two-cup capacity and is dishwasher-safe and BPA-free! The silicone disk inside acts as a squeegee and scrapes off any leftover residue. It also comes apart completely for a thorough cleaning!

    Promising review: "This is the greatest kitchen tool ever! I cook and bake often and was forever having to first dig for, then clean endless numbers of measuring cups; I actually had three sets. No more though. I just need this one extremely well made, adjustable measuring cup. It works perfectly for me for all kinds of things, such as flour, butter, syrups, dressings, oils, etc. If I am baking, I will first use it to measure the dry items. I then just wipe it out with a paper towel and measure out the butter, etc. This way involves less washing. The suction is as effective as day one, and the units of measure on it are clear and not at all faded." —Gabriella W.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    33. A slanted carving board to collect any juices or crumbs that would have otherwise spilled onto the counter. We get it, you're a neat freak.


    This double-sided cutting board is dishwasher-safe! One side of the board has a meat grip and the other side is smooth; juices and crumbs can be easily poured from the rounded corners.

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this cutting board! It works fabulously when carving a roast or any other meat; the angled well is more than sufficient for catching all the drippings. I used to use a wooden carving board but hated trying to clean it afterward. This Joseph Joseph cutting board fits right into the dishwasher, so I know it's clean and disinfected." —dandkj

    Get it from Amazon for $24.30 (available in four colors).

    34. A pack of e-Cloths, densely woven cleaning cloths that'll lift grease, dirt, and 99% of bacteria just. using. WATER. I had my doubts, but have seen the future of cleaning, and it's these babies.


    Their special fibers trap all the gunk that's festering on your surfaces, and they make great dusting cloths when dry, too. They're also super durable (guaranteed to last for 300 washes).

    Promising review: "I decided to just buy one general-purpose E-cloth to see how they were different from a regular old microfiber towel. I first wiped down the cabinet above my stove and it removed the thin layer of grease that I can’t get off, with minimal effort and nothing but water! I’ll be using it to wipe down my cabinets and stainless steel appliances and I’ll be buying another to use after the first is dirty." —Danae

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $15.32.

    35. Old-school Comet cleaner with bleach, because classics are classics for a reason. And I mean, does, your grandma's kitchen ever look anything but spotless? The answer is no.


    Promising review: "An oldie but a goodie! Comet is my go-to for tubs, toilets, and tough kitchen pots." —Marj Anzalone

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $13.83.

    You'll be ready for your Food Network debut in no time with that squeaky-clean kitchen!

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