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    33 Household Products That Are Just A Good Idea To Keep Around

    Reusable straws, mold remover, a tool kit, and more useful things.

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    1. A dishwasher magnet to prevent you from accidentally putting your dirty dinner plate in with all the clean dishes and then rerunning the whole thing.

    The dishwasher magnet reads "clean" on one side and when rotated to the other side, it reads "dirty"

    2. A pack of two self-adhesive razor holders that'll make it easier to keep your razor separated from your partner's or roommate's and you won't have to worry about it constantly falling off the side of the tub.

    Two razors hanging on the razor holders

    3. A set of 10 reusable silicone drinking straws, because they're much better for the environment and they'll make it easier to tell your drink apart from your roommate's or other family member's.

    4. A handheld milk frother so you can enjoy a fancy latte, cappuccino, or macchiato from the comfort of your home.

    5. A pair of small deep-clean scrub brushes to get all of the cracks and crevices in your place squeaky clean.

    A reviewer photo of a tile floor with half of it dirty between the tiles and the other half very clean between the tiles

    6. A heat-resistant silicone mat/pouch so you can safely use and store your hot hair tools without having to worry about them melting or burning anything.

    A hair straighter shown inside the pouch and laid on top of it

    7. A pumice stone cleaner you will want to keep your bathroom sparkling. It'll help get rid of those hard water stains, rust, residue, and more β€” because no one enjoys sitting on a yucky toilet.

    8. An overflow drain cover so your bath can stay nice and full for ultimate relaxation.

    The drain cover being used in a full bath tub

    9. A set of bedsheet fasteners, because no one likes to wake up in the morning and realize their entire fitted sheet is now bunched up in the corner of their bed.

    The fasteners attached to a bedsheet

    10. An Echo Dot so Alexa can tell you when your next appointment is, play your favorite song while you get ready, set alarms, and more.

    11. A TubShroom to prevent hair from clogging up your pipes and creating a gross puddle of water in your shower.

    12. A convenient bedside caddy for when you don't have space for a nightstand, but you still need a place for your glasses, tablet, and journal. You can easily attach it to the side of any bed or table with two pairs of hook and loop fasteners.

    13. A foaming garbage disposal cleaner so you won't smell a yucky, rotting aroma every time you go to do the dishes.

    14. A nontoxic enzyme-based spot cleaner that'll help you remove that annoying stain from your favorite shirt.

    15. A dual-sided hanging organizer for sorting all of your small possessions, like hair accessories, tights, or beauty products.

    16. Some vacuum-sealed pop containers so you can organize your cereal, flour, snacks, and more in a neat way that'll keep them nice and fresh.

    17. An electronics accessory organizer made of waterproof nylon to keep your phone cords, camera batteries, and SD cards, untangled, undamaged, and easy to find.

    Reviewer photo of the organizer filled with cords and chargers

    18. A bottle of mold and mildew remover, because those tubs and showers can get gross within the blink of an eye. Just apply the gel on the surface, let it sit for 7-8 hours, and rinse it off β€” no scrubbing required!

    A reviewer's before-and-after shot of mold in the corner of a tub, and then the mold being about 90% gone

    19. A set of interlocking bins to finally get those junk drawers organized β€” you'll probably be amazed at what's been hiding in there! The bins can be arranged any way you like and can work in many places, such as your desk, kitchen, or bathroom.

    20. A water bottle holder stand so you can organize your cabinet in a way that not only looks way better, but will prevent your water bottles from rolling around and falling off the shelf.

    21. A buttery-smooth sateen bedsheet with two pillowcases that'll give your regular old bed that 5-star hotel feel. You always want to keep multiple sets of sheets in the house for guests, wash day, spilled coffee, etc.

    22. A pack of stainless-steel wipes to have your kitchen appliances shining bright and free of grease, streaks, and more.

    A reviewer's before-and-after of a sink with grease and residue stains in it, and then the sink completely clean

    23. A bamboo bathtub tray so you can have a convenient place to put your book, candle, and beverage while you soak.

    24. An extendable microfiber duster set that'll reach the toughest (and probably dustiest) areas of your home.

    25. A hand-poured coconut and soy wax blend Otherland candle that smells like sandalwood, amber, and moss and will not only make your home smell amazing, but it will also look gorgeous with the rest of your decor. It's always nice to keep a collection of candles on deck because you never know when you'll need one to set the vibe or get rid of a lingering odor.

    The candle

    26. A heavy duty power strip so you can plug in your phone, laptop, smart home devices, lamp, speaker...everything you need at once! No more running around the house to charge everything in different rooms due to a lack of outlets.

    27. A rust stain remover to get rid of the unappealing rust that tends to make the shower, sinks, and other appliances look grody.

    28. A Fur-Zoff pet hair remover that'll easily sweep away fur from your carpets, couch, and car seats.

    Reviewer photo of the pet hair being almost completely swept off of a carpeted surface

    29. A 68-piece tool kit with a 20V lithium drill perfect for a variety of home projects, including hanging decor, assembling furniture, and more.

    A reviewer showing his tool kit while holding the

    30. A mad mama microwave cleaner, because it's time for those sauce and cheese splatters to get lost.

    31. A three-step folding step stool that'll come in handy for reaching the top shelf in the kitchen, hanging your family photo above the mantel, and so much more.

    Model using the step stool to paint a high-up area of a wall

    32. A GOpure personal water purifier with the power to purify up to 264 gallons of tap, so you can drink clean water from a pitcher, water bottle, or whatever you need. The portable pod works like a magnet to attract, bind, and adsorb the heavy metal, inorganic, bacteria, and impure chemicals in your tap water.

    The pod being dropped into a glass water pitcher

    33. And a carpet and upholstery stain remover to get rid of those wine and spaghetti sauce stains on your living room carpet.

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