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    38 Products To Solve Age-Old Household Struggles

    Very specific problems require very specific solutions.

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    1. Easy-Off Professional Fume-Free Max Oven Cleaner, a lemon-scented miracle that'll dissolve baked-on stains and grease you thought would be there till the year 3021.

    2. The perfect tomato-slicing knife, which hundreds of reviewers are legit obsessed with. Notoriously difficult-to-slice fruits are no match for this wonder.

    3. Super-convenient shower curtain clips to put an end to those small (and not-so-small) bathroom floor floods once and for all.

    4. A life-changing automatic bleach toilet cleaning system for anyone who'd really like to not clean the toilet themselves ever again. Once installed, this wonder sends cleaner into the bowl every time you flush!

    A reviewer photo of the installed system, which clips on to the tank and attaches to two of the toilet's internal tubes

    5. A roll-up dish rack that's so much more than a dish rack. It'll save you a ridiculous amount of counter space, both during cooking and cleanup, since you can use it to dry dishes, thaw meat, and strain veggies, or even as just another place to put cutting boards and dishes during meal prep. And when you're done, you can just roll it up and put it under the sink!

    6. A hairbrush cleaning tool for anyone who, like me, becomes disgusted by hair the second it is no longer attached to a head and always procrastinates cleaning buildup from their brushes so they don't have to — *gasp* — touch it. This thing is willing to deal with that grossness for you.

    7. DampRid moisture absorber, which comes in handy little tubs and is perfect for anyone who always assumed that icky, humid summer smell was just something they were going to have to live with in their home. Nope, you plus this trusty product are the superhero duo your sticky bathroom has been waiting for.

    A tub of the product on a bathroom counter

    8. Downright genius LED light-blocking stickers to take the annoying lights on all your household gadgets from wayyyyy too bright to *just right*. These are for anyone who's ever stared with loathing at their clock in the middle of the night, wishing they could somehow reprogram it to be less bright and obnoxious.

    9. Adjustable bedsheet fasteners that'll actually keep your fitted sheet in place ONCE 👏 AND 👏 FOR 👏 ALL. Really.

    10. Wad-Free, an ingenious device to solve all your sheet-washing woes. It'll help your sheets dry faster and with fewer wrinkles, and prevent them from trapping all the clothes you throw in there with them in a tangled-up ball. Where have these been your whole laundry-doing life?!?

    hands putting a sheet set with the white square devices hooked to the corners in a washer

    11. The TubShroom, a possibly magical drain protector that over 21,000 (!!!!!!!) reviewers depend on to make the process of cleaning their nasty, clogged-up drain as easy and un-gag-worthy as possible.

    12. And the ToiletShroom, a flexible unclogging tool for anyone who has ever been in a ~situation~ where a regular plunger was just not going to cut it. There is a better way — poo knew?

    13. Keurig-cleaning cups that can be used with any Keurig single-cup machine and will keep your homemade brews tasting their best, eliminating any residue from old batches that have been making them taste like the crappy cup of coffee Buddy buys Jovie in Elf.

    14. An easy wood-repairing marker and wax stick set so you can fill in and cover those pesky scratches without spending time and money on fully repairing and replacing an old fave piece of furniture.

    15. An efficient blind cleaner brush that recognizes how tough it is to reach those crevices — it really does. But letting all that dust sit there would just be (window)sill-y.

    A hand using the three-pronged tool — with each part covered in microfiber — to reach in between blinds

    16. Miracle-Gro indoor plant food spikes for anyone who's ever felt like there was nothing else they could do to keep their wilty plant bb alive, short of pursuing a horticultural degree. Turns out, there is: Just stick these guys into your plant pot every few weeks.

    17. An unscented, all-natural, and vegan stain remover stick that'll work stain-removing miracles even your go-to name-brand products can't.

    pile of the stain sticks

    18. Game-changing ceiling fan pulls, because apparently I'm not the only one who cannot for the life of me remember which cord controls the light and which controls the fan. Honestly, why don't they make all ceiling fans with these?!?

    19. Double-sided carpet tape for anyone who is pretty much unable to step onto their favorite rug without slipping so much that it's like a full-on, Disney-movie-montage-worthy magic carpet ride. Your clumsy self can enter ~a whole new world~ with this stuff.

    reviewer's rug on wood floor with a roll of the tape

    20. A simple-yet-brilliant lid organizer with adjustable dividers so you can finally, finally, FINALLY find the lid that actually fits the container you're using. *Extremely dramatic infomercial voice* If your reusable container drawer looks like a lawless wasteland, please know that you're not alone — but there is hope.

    21. An actually kind of FUN (!?) magnetic stud finder for anyone who struggles to find the perfect spot to hang things on their walls. The cute little indicator knob will click and pop up once it's over a stud. Now, if only finding studs on dating apps was this easy — amirite, folks???

    hand using the small round tool with blue knob against a wall

    22. The Thaw Claw, a handy tool you can attach to the bottom of your sink to keep packages of food in place while you thaw them underwater — because yes, you did forget to take that steak out of the freezer, even though you were reminded multiple times. ~Meat~ the product that'll help you thaw your protein in under half an hour, up to seven times (!!!) faster than usual.

    23. A creative and customizable cord- and router-concealing box made from vintage books to hide your eyesore of a router and tangles of wires in the most ~highbrow~ of ways.

    24. Howard Feed-N-Wax Wood Polish and Conditioner, a beeswax and orange oil formula that's basically like a spa treatment for your wood surfaces. In addition to polishing, it adds a protective layer and helps prevent the wood from drying out or fading, so it's time to cue a rom-com makeover montage for your beat-up cabinet doors.

    25. A clean/dirty dishwasher magnet that's so simple yet game-changing, because apparently shouting, "HEY, ARE THESE DISHES CLEAN OR DIRTY," is a common refrain in other people's homes too.

    The white octagonal magnet that reads "CLEAN" in black block letters when turned one way and "DIRTY" the other

    26. A sheet of oh-so-clever window film for anyone who's tired of having to choose between privacy and letting natural light in their home during the day. Not only will it give you the privacy you've been desperate for (hello, walking around in your undies in the middle of the day), but it'll also project a cool prism effect when the sun hits it just right.

    27. A mold and mildew stain remover for grout sure to make you wanna take before-and-after pics so you can tile all your friends about how it finally restored your bathroom to the sparkly clean it had when you first moved in.

    28. Ingenious double shower hooks that'll allow you to swap out just your curtain or just your liner without having to basically dismantle your whole shower setup every time. Let's leave the shower curtain struggles to the Bates Motel, shall we?

    29. Wet & Forget shower spray, which'll seriously cut down the time you spend cleaning your bathroom *and* eliminate even the most stubborn stains. True to its name, all you have to do is spray your shower or tub, let it sit overnight, and rinse it the next morning to reveal a cleaning miracle. It works so well that you only need to use it once a week!

    30. A handy-dandy tool that'll allow you to easily measure corners and curves instead of struggling, dropping the tape, cursing, and starting all over like you usually do.

    metal clip that holds the tape so it can bend

    31. A leather cleaner to buy when every other method you've tried has come so close, yet ~sofa~r from getting the stains out of your beloved leather couch (or jacket, or purse, or office chair...).

    32. An amazing stainless steel bar that over 2,000 reviewers swear by for getting all kinds of kitchen smells off their hands. You use it just like you would a bar of real soap, and odor molecules bind with the steel molecules to leave your hands stink-free!

    33. A special "bib" for your splashy faucet, because *everyone* drips water at least a bit when they wash their hands or dishes — you're not doing it wrong. Especially if you live in an NYC apartment with a very strange water pressure-to-sink-basin ratio like I do.

    34. Glisten Disposal Care foaming cleaner, which'll not only stop your garbage disposal from smelling like something died down there, but also look dang cool doing it.