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    If You Hate Cleaning, Here Are 21 Products That'll Do The Work For You

    You have better things to do of course, so let these do all the work.

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    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. An oven cleaner so strong it'll fight the most stubborn stains — all you need to do is leave it on overnight and spend the rest of your time doing something more useful. It's also gentle enough that you don't need protective gloves.

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    "This oven cleaner is magic in a can. I removed the racks and sprayed a generous amount on the sides, bottom, and door of the oven. It says you only have to leave it for a couple hours to get the best results, but I kind of forgot about it and didn’t remember until the next morning. But, boy did it work! All the grease and grime came off with a damp cloth and a flick of the wrist. It took me about five minutes to wipe down the entire oven, and as you can see, the results are impressive." —Kaysey Davis

    Read BuzzFeed's full review of Easy Off Oven Cleaner (it's #3 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $5.41.

    2. A pumice stone to instantly make the inside of your toilet look totally spotless and pretty — no other cleaners or tools needed. (If ya didn't know, pretty toilets are a thing.)

    A before and after showing the pumice stone removed stubborn rust stains from a toilet
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    Get a two-pack from Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    3. A power scrubber brush you attach to an actual drill (um, wow) that'll do all the backbreaking work for you. You'll be done before you've even finished saying "power scrubber brush."

    The attachments can be used to clean cars, bathrooms, and kitchens
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    The drill isn't included, but you can pick one up here.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.83 (available in three colours).

    4. A universal dust cleaning gel that's fun to use so cleaning won't feel like a chore! You can knead it into a ball to get it into even the nookiest of nooks, from your keyboard to your car vents to your printer. It's nonsticky and smells lemony, which is just the, er, lemon on top?

    A gel molded into the shape of the keyboard to pick up dust on it
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    This is made of biodegradable material. You can use it again and again until the colour turns dark! That's when you know it's time for a replacement. Also, don't wash the cleaning gel in water.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    5. A fast hard-water stain remover so you don't have to cringe at the sight of your ~unsightly~ bathtub every time you need to step in for a shower or bath.

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    It also works on shower doors, windshields, toilets, and tile!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.97.

    6. A bendable, flexible, slidable drain snake that'll pull up the stuff of your nightmares and unclog your pipes in only a few minutes.

    The drain snake being pulled out of the drain, bringing up hair and other debris
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    Get a pack of three from Amazon Canada for $8.99

    7. A spinning makeup brush cleaner that'll quickly swirl your dirty brushes in soapy water, then spin them completely dry within 30 seconds. Your skin doesn't appreciate dirty, germy brushes, so now you have no excuse not to wash them!

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    I have this spinning makeup brush cleaner, and it has totally changed the game.It uses a battery-operated spinner to swish the dirty brush in soapy water (I just used liquid soap, but you can also use special makeup brush shampoo), and then you just lift the brush out of the water and keep it spining for a few seconds — voilà! Within 30 seconds, the brush is totally clean and — more importantly —totally dry. I cleaned and dried all of my makeup brushes in under ten minutes.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $26.98. You'll also need some AAA batteries — get a 12-pack from Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    8. A washable grooming glove that makes grooming easy. It'll trick your pet into thinking you're giving them a loving massage when actually, you're doing that and removing all the loose hair so your house stays pet hair-free.

    The grooming glove full of hair in front of a French bulldog
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    Fellow BuzzFeed writer AnaMaria Glavan raves about this product:

    "My dog has recently started to shed, and I am finding that all my clothes are covered in his fur. I had seen this pet grooming glove all over the internet, so I figured I’d give it a try. And boy oh good boy, it genuinely works. The glove is super comfortable and using it couldn’t be more foolproof: just put it on and run your hands through your pet’s fur. That’s it! The silicone grooves pick up so much fur with ease. Like, my dog looks close to hairless. After a few runs, I found that I would have to remove fur from the glove before continuing (you can pick up the fur with your other hand or run the glove under water) but it’s no biggie. The silicone actually makes it really easy to keep this clean. Not only does this *not* bother his skin, but he….loves this. He starts snoring after exactly two run-throughs on his back. Also, his coat looks SO shiny after each use! TL;DR: this is one of those inexpensive add-ons that any pet owner should have on hand."

    Get it from Amazon Canada for 11.99+ (available in left-handed, right-handed, and double-sided versions).

    9. An automatic vacuum cleaner, because you deserve to just chill out on your couch while this baby cleans your floors — even the carpet. And you can control and schedule it with your phone!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $279.99.

    10. The oh-so-famous TubShroom because it's basically revolutionary in how it has changed the drain game around here. Tell your hair to shed all it wants — no more clogged tubs for you!

    BuzzFeed editor Jess Probus holding the TubShroom filled with hair
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    Even BuzzFeed editor Jess Probus has spoken on its charms:

    "The name was probably the thing that first made me click, because it's fun to say. Then I read some of the more than 5,000 raving Amazon reviews and immediately ordered it. The craziest part of the TubShroom's magic isn't just that it catches ALL the hair before it gets down the drain, every time, but that it does so without slowing down the draining process for the shower. It's incredibly easy to clean off and I only have to do it once a week when I'm cleaning the bathroom. Life changing, indeed."

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.99+ (available in six colours).

    11. A bottle of wood polish for effortlessly making your doors, floors, cabinets, and antique furniture look like they should be in some Gothic vampire movie. So sleek they shall be!

    A before and after showing a wood table looks good as new after using the polish
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $22.95.

    12. A tub of stain remover powder if you want to make your wine stains, spilled food, and other unsightly messes disappear.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.87.

    13. A set of microfibre cloths because just a few wipes across that streaky mirror and you'll be good as new. These are lint- and streak-free!

    The cloths can be used on glass, leather, stovetops, and dishes
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    They're great for windows or any glassware, too!

    Get an 12-pack from Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    14. An extendable tub and tile scrubber with a pivoting head for reaching all those nooks and keeping corners clean without making you get down on your knees. You just reach and scrub!

    the scrubber
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    It extends between a whopping 26–42 inches!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.80.

    15. A microwave steam cleaner to give you the fastest clean ever. No more meatball stains and stuck food bits.

    The cleaner steaming a dirty microwave
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    Just fill 'er with vinegar and let the microwave run for seven minutes!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.99 (available in four colours).

    16. A pet hair remover if your pet sheds like crazy and you're tired of cleaning up after it. Just roll, roll, roll, and watch the fur lift away!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $34.95.

    17. A pack of stainless steel cleaning wipes because it'll easily remove fingerprints, residue, and grease from the bottom of your sink in no time or from your favourite jewellery in no time!

    To the left: a very tarnished ring, to the right: the same ring in clean silver
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    BuzzFeed writer Heather Braga loves these things and had this to say:

    "My mother-in-law recommended this product to me and it may be the greatest thing she's ever given me (aside from, I guess, the life of my husband). I had a bunch of tarnished Tiffany's jewelry and my standard jewelry cleaner wasn't doing the trick. I ordered a jar of these wipes and put them to the test. I think my photos (pictured above) speak for themselves! I went to tooooown cleaning every piece of jewelry I owned simply because I was amazed at how well this product worked."

    Get a pack of 20 wipes on Amazon Canada for $16.98.

    18. A pack of (reusable) watermark remover cloths so your table will be rid of those unsightly water and heat stains from the 20 cups of tea you put down while working.

    The wipe removes a stubborn coffee cup ring from a wooden table
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.99.

    19. A dishwasher cleaning tablet to get rid of those mysterious stains and smells on your plates. When you realize you won't have to spend hours scrubbing away at them, it'll make your mood so much better.

    A model inserts a tablet into the dishwasher
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    Get a pack of three tablets from Amazon Canada for $8.99.

    20. A foaming garbage disposal cleaner that'll loosen and clean out all the slime, muck, and yuck. The results = a fresh, clean disposal.

    The cleaner at work in a sink
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    Keep in mind though that this cleans your disposal — if your disposal's clogged, you might need the plumber for that!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.59.

    21. An adjustable blind duster to get all your blinds and windows like new again with just a few flicks of your wrist.

    A hand using the blind duster to clean blinds
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    Get the duster and three duster sleeves from Amazon Canada for $16.19.

    You, happily and effortlessly cleaning:

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