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    28 Affordable Cleaning Products For Your Home You'll Wish You'd Bought Years Ago

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    1. A jewelry cleaning jar, because years of wear have dulled your precious pieces more than you might think and spring is the best time to break out your shiniest of jewels. Use this cleaner to remember what they looked like when you first got them!

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    It includes a basket for easily dropping in and removing pieces put in the solution. But please also note this should not be used on pearls!

    Promising review: "Decided to try this and WOW! It literally worked in seconds and was so efficient, I cleaned every piece of silver I owned because I was so amazed. I will never use anything else! This stuff is awesome!" —ACC41606

    Get it from Amazon for $7.95.

    2. And a stick jewelry cleaner so you can really get into the nooks and crannies of your favorite pieces.

    The stick is a twist-to-dispense pen that'll deliver a cleansing solution through the center of the bristles. The formula consists of micro-fine cleansers and polishing agents combined with a polymer to make and keep your gems shiny and new.

    Promising review: "If I could give this 10 stars I would!!! I'm a little of a fanatic when it comes to keeping my jewelry clean, especially my wedding set. I tried this product on my diamonds, Swarovski crystals, and Brighton jewelry and the results are nothing less than amazing!!! This restored one of my Swarovski rings that I have not worn in years due to the cloudy color to a sparkling brilliance just like the first day I bought it!! I cannot recommend this product enough!!! I just ordered additional wands so I don't run out!!! Home run Amazon!" —Kristina B.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.45.

    3. A bottle of Feed-N-Wax wood polish you woodn't believe took just minutes to turn this table brand new again! In addition to polishing, it adds a protective layer and helps prevent the wood from drying out or fading.

    Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely AMAZING. My wife and I were getting tired of looking at our worn-out cabinets and wood paneling and were very close to paying a professional thousands of dollars to refinish it all, but then we came across this product. We have two dogs who had jumped up and scratched places, and we also had an area that was damaged by water spots where our dog bowls were and several other areas that were just worn from heavy traffic. This stuff was like a magic eraser for water spots, scratches, scuffs, and any other blemishes. We simply wiped the product on with a paper towel and let is sit for 20 minutes before wiping it off with a clean towel. Everything looks brand new. We're so glad we found this product." —Kris

    Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this polish!

    Get it from Amazon for $8.48.

    4. A can of fume-free oven cleaning spray that'll have you doing double takes and baking spring cakes in no time.

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    Promising review: "I'm a little embarrassed to write this review; it's been six years since my last oven cleaning. After seeing the results, I couldn't help but spread the word. Sure, it took some beer, a little John Mayer, and a lot of elbow grease, but I got the job done, thanks to this handy little product. It did require two treatments; however, given the circumstances, this product accomplished quite a feat in just an hour." —William

    Get it from Amazon for $6.44.

    5. A bottle of makeup brush shampoo so your favorite tools can look how they did when you *first* brought them home — without any harsh ingredients. Try and avoid unnecessary breakouts from dirty utensils! Wow this before and after is the highlight of my day.

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    Promising review: "Well, I can happily say that this cleaner does a bang-up job! My brushes were saturated with old color, to the point that I thought I might need to spring for a new set. Aside from just looking bad, though, all that old color was probably affecting pigment and application any time I used them. A little of this cleaner, a handful of seconds working it in and rinsing, and my brushes look practically as good as the day I bought them! Saved me a ton of money in new brushes, and it didn't take away from my being-lazy time!" —ysar

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in cleansing cloths).

    6. A bag of Bottle Bright tablets that'll clean your bottles, plastic containers, mugs, and everything else with no scrubbing required. We love an all-natural, no-hassle way to clean!

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    Promising review: "I seriously can't believe how well these little tablets work. I had the most disgusting HydroFlask coffee mug — I tried everything. Bottle brush, different kinds of soap, vinegar, EVERYTHING, and there was still a seemingly impenetrable layer of black sludge inside. It grossed me out so much that I bought ANOTHER HydroFlask to replace it. Now eventually they both got black inside, so I tried these little magic tablets. I let a tablet sit in each of my mugs for an hour or two, and the black sludge rinsed out COMPLETELY, without even scrubbing. They look brand new. What a magical product. No weird smell or taste afterward, either. I liked it so much I used it on another HydroFlask I use primarily to hold my Bloody Mary mix in the fridge. I couldn't put anything else in it because it would always taste like spicy tomato juice. Bottle Bright to the rescue! No residual smell or taste anymore. AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING." —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $8.

    7. A wine stain remover that'll magically erase all kinds of spills you got on your clothes while hibernating all winter (like wine, coffee, and spaghetti sauce).

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    Promising review: "I have used Wine Away for years and am so glad they are carrying it at Walmart now. It works on my fresh and dried wine stains. I first discovered it a few years ago after my husband spilled red wine all over our new couch and my dress. We grabbed the Wine Away, sprayed it on the dress and 10 minutes later the stain was G-O-N-E! And you'd never know we spilled anything on the couch!" —GilliceSanFran

    Get it from Walmart for $5.92.

    8. A bottle of pre-mixed Barkeeper's Friend cleanser for when you're dealing with stains and rust that regular soap, water, and scrubbing won't budge.

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    Promising review: "Bar Keepers Friend Soft Cleanser is at the very top of our cleaning supply list. It cleans anything we have ever tried it on. Our kitchen pots and pans are absolutely perfectly shiny and like new after almost 30 years since we purchased them. Our old historic home's sink comes beautifully clean with this. The bathroom is sparkly clean and looks wonderful." —SmallTownGirl

    Get it from Amazon for $16.26.

    Check out more ways to use this product in this BuzzFeeder's post.

    9. A 24-pocket door hanging sleeve that'll make any type of storage closet you're tackling this spring feel 100% more organized by the time you're done. Make great use of the space behind your closet's door. Knock, knock. Who's there? Storage solutions at a great price.

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    Promising review: "These hanging bags are exactly like they are described in the information. They are very sturdy and hang flush against my door. I am actually using them to store my quilling paper so I can't tell you how they would do with heavy items. But I think that I would trust them to hold up just fine, as they are that sturdy." —Sandesdomain

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97 (available in three colors).

    10. A bottle of stain remover that'll dissolve even the worst rust stains right before your very eyes, no scrubbing required. In my experience bathrooms are always the LEAST fun to clean but the MOST necessary! This will help.

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    Promising review: "Holy wizardry! Seriously it was more work to clean the mirror over the vanity than use this product. I definitely suggest wearing a mask or bandana and running the ventilation fan if spraying in an enclosed area. Great product!" —Jessica B

    Get a bottle on Amazon for $4.97+.

    11. A cap cage so when you finally wash your dirty hats they'll keep their shape.

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    Promising review: "Works like a charm! It's given new life to my favorite baseball caps, some of which, I'm sad to report, have suffered tragically in washing machine incidences. Never would I have considered the dishwasher, but Ballcap Buddy said yes, so I tried it, and not only did my caps get clean, but they retained their shape. It's a perfect way to wash a baseball cap. Different styles, different colors and materials...all came out the same: Looking good." —Mcharmony

    Get it from Amazon for $7.95 (available in a pack of two).

    12. A TubShroom drain protector that'll catch all the loose hair headed down the drain and prevent you from standing in a shower puddle of your own filth. Ew. You can shower me with thanks later!

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    Promising review: "I used to have to throw out expensive hair traps that sit over top of the drain after only a few weeks because you could never really get them fully clean. But not this thing! The genius is that the hair and scum get wrapped around the tubular part that sits down inside the drain. Why spend time and elbow grease really cleaning something like this just to avoid having something ugly down in your shower? This takes care of it; the top stays clean and it's all you ever see. No offensive soap-scum." —Amazon Customer

    For more reasons why we are obsessed with this clever product, check out our Tubshroom review.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.97 (available in six colors).

    13. A sink cleaner and polish to remove stains and restore any stainless steel, cast iron, porcelain, or acrylic back to its original spotless state.

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    Promising review: "Every once in awhile you stumble on a product on Amazon that you buy on a whim because of the good reviews. When you actually receive the product and use it you can't believe how good it really is. This is definitely one of those products. Truth be told, the stainless steel sink in my house is 14 years old. While we have cleaned the sink thoroughly every two weeks since we have moved in, we have never polished it or use a product such as this one. The first time I applied it to the sink we could tell that there was an amazing difference. In fact, the sink sparkled so brightly from the overhead kitchen can lights it really was too bright to view! You can tell that this product is doing its job, because a black film comes off of the stainless steel after you clean it." —From Wyoming to California via NYC

    Get it from Amazon for $10.38+ (available in a pack of six and twelve).

    14. A pet hair remover roller, because your couch used to be a different color, the sneezing has gotten out of hand, and seasonal allergies are 👏right 👏around 👏the 👏corner 👏people!

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    Added bonus! This product doesn't use sticky adhesive paper. The roller can be reused over and over again because of its high quality bristles that grab the hair again and again like a brush!

    Promising review: "Where has this been all my crazy cat-loving life? Sticky rollers work fine for clothes but this is the only product that has ever COMPLETELY removed all the cat hair from my bed. I have a long-haired 20-lb. tabby and if you run your hands up his back a few times and fling the hair everywhere, it looks like it's snowing — he never stops shedding no matter what I do. After using the ChomChom, I can put on a black dress and roll around on my bed and not get a single hair on me. It's absolutely amazing. Everyone is getting one for Christmas, even if they don't have a pet. I don't care; it's THAT good." —Stephanie

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    15. A stainless steel cleaner to remove all of those annoying little fingerprints on your kitchen appliances.

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    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 $16.97.

    16. A concentrated gel made with a formula that'll cling to silicone sealants (the thin area around your shower head, in between your tiles, etc.) and kill mold and mildew as well as prevent it from popping up again.

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    Promising review: "This product deserves more than five stars. It is magic! I've tried everything for the mold in my tub tiles and grout, and nothing has worked — but not only did this remove the mold, but it left the grout looking really shiny. I couldn't be happier!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    17. A bottle of adhesive remover to safely remove any unwanted stickers, decals, gum reside, etc! Find any ~goo~ and it'll be ~gone~.

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    Promising review: "I would give a ten star if there was one. Works like a charm. All of the annoying sticker marks in my house now is gone! The old home security stickers on the windows and doors, the price sticker marks on my beautiful pink hair brush, the old hook sticker mark in our bathroom from the old homeowner, you name it. Nothing worked until I got this magic Goo Gone. Now they are all gone and it didn't even take any hard work to get rid of all the goos!" —Yingnan

    Get it from Amazon for $7.88+ (available in a pack of two).

    18. A microfiber brush set with four extra sleeves designed to get up close and personal with the dust on your blinds. *Starts singing*, "I can see clearly now the dust has gone."

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    Pro tip: The microfiber sleeves can be tossed in the washing machine and they'll be as good as new in no time.

    Promising review: "Where has this blind cleaner been for the past 50 years? I have struggled to keep my blinds clean for so many years, and happily found this item. It WORKS! And I love that it comes with extra sleeves, and the sleeves are machine washable. The handle is plastic, but I feel confident it won't break any time soon." —marionvgt

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in two colors).

    19. A Mr. Clean Magic Eraser that'll legit magically erase the weird dark stains that have been silently expanding on your tub for months — no thanks!

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    These melamine eraser sponges are super tough on stains, but won't damage the surface underneath said stain.

    Promising review: "I never thought I'd be able to get the weird pink soap stains out of my tub. Picture someone scrubbing with cleaning products until their arms were sore, to no avail. But this worked with no effort! It's unbelievable. Please never let this go off the market!" —Catherine King

    Get two packs of four from Amazon for $9.39.

    20. A stainless steel cleaner kit for irons that have been put to work for years without the TLC they need to keep going. Years of staining, gone in minutes. That adorable spring dress you just pulled out of storage is not going to de-wrinkle itself!

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    Promising review: "Amazing product! Iron was used at too high of a setting on a polyester blouse. I was able to clean it in less than 10 minutes with almost no effort. The iron is as good as new, which is more than I can say about the blouse." —RJ

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    21. A garbage disposal cleanser that'll foam up to remove odor and built-up residue from what is arguably the grossest place in your entire kitchen. You're welcome!

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    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 it from Amazon for $5.75+ (available in four sizes).

    22. A carpet stain remover because there's that one stain on the second floor hallway that officially drives you mad. Now's your chance!

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    Promising review: "YOU NEED THIS IF YOU HAVE KIDS OR PETS! I am convinced this stuff is magic in a bottle! If I can get up an ENTIRE bottle of ketchup that was rubbed in the carpet, you can get out anything!" —Ashley T.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.67.

    23. A 26-inch dryer vent coil brush to remove lint and dust build-up in important spaces that could cause harm if left there.

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    Promising review: "We are in love! This thing cleans so well and gets all the way down the line and around the corner. It's wide bristles really help get all the lint out and even help scrub some of the really stuck in their pieces off. We use this regularly now to clean out the vent!" —Leslie

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    24. A scratch-free scraper tool, because your nails are tired of being used to remove sticky things off bottles, counters, and more.

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    You can use this to scrape off candle wax from tables, dried food from countertops, adhesive stickers off new products, soap build-up in bathrooms, etc!

    Promising review: "The perfect handy tool for getting into tight places. It's firm enough for multiple uses but it doesn't scratch or mar surfaces. I should have gotten the five-pack, I have so many uses for these things. I think the best use yet was cleaning the sliding door track, I finally could get into the corners to get the grunge out. A great invention." —MissPicky

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in a pack of five).

    25. A jetted tub cleaner you can run through your system as part of your regular routine so you can finally enjoy that bubble bath you've been craving.

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    Promising review: "Love this stuff. I was skeptical at first. I am a huge germaphobe and this worked well enough for me to actually take a bath at my new place with the jets on!" —Ann

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    26. A chemical-free treatment to have your bathroom fixtures looking sparkly, shiny, and new. Just look at those satisfying results.

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    This stuff also works great against all types of pesky problems. Mildew, mold, rust, you name it!

    Promising review: "Oh my gosh, this product is amazing! I didn't have much faith initially since we have extremely hard water and it usually takes over two hours with a magic eraser to budge it. But in under an hour and hardly any effort later, this product wiped out my shower like magic. You do have to use it on a dry surface with the included cloth." —Alicia A Dennis

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99.

    27. A glass cooktop cleaner essential for removing the nasty, caked-on food gunk stuck on the sides of your burner from your attempt at making spaghetti three weeks ago.

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    The kit includes a 10-ounce bottle of Cerama Bryte cooktop cleaner, one cleaning pad, and one 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 $11.03.

    28. A three-pack of plastic plumbing snake drains so you can take care of slow-flowing drains with just a few minutes of work, no need to call the plumber. No need to take apart the drain; this'll slide right in and the hooks will do the trick.

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    Promising review: "You will not regret buying these. They work SO well. I had constant draining issues in my shower and so I figured I would search 'Hair Drain' on Amazon. Lo and behold, there I was searching for tools to clean out my drain. I did not expect these 'drain snakes' to work so well! They are made out of sturdy plastic and I was able to use it both on my shower AND my sink drains before being too grossed out and needing to throw it away." —Nhi

    Get it on Amazon for $9.99 (available in two sizes).

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