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    Updated on Oct 8, 2019. Posted on Oct 5, 2019

    31 Quick-Working Cleaning Products For Anyone With Better Things To Do

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    1. A jewelry cleaning pen — aka the ~Dazzle Stick~ — that'll do just that: Make all your favorite pieces dazzle again and rid them from any cloudiness in a matter of minutes.

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    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 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 $5.49.

    2. A wood conditioner made with a beeswax and orange oil formula that'll basically be a spa treatment for your wood surfaces. It polishes, creates a protective layer, and helps prevent the wood from drying out or fading.

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    All you have to do is let it sit for 15 minutes and wipe — minimal work on your part. Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this Feed-N-Wax Wood Polish to learn more!

    Promising review: "OMG! This is the most AMAZING product! We inherited some antique furniture from the '30s that had been in storage forever... It was dry and dirty and not much to look at. I used this product on it and the oak wood literally came alive showing the beautiful grain and texture of the wood. I have since used it on my oak kitchen cabinets and they look AMAZING! I will never use anything else other than this product on my wood surfaces! No greasy feel — and a fantastic smell!" —Tiffany Sadowski

    Get it from Amazon for $6.03+ (available in eight size).

    3. A hard water remover to *finally* and *easily* rid glass surfaces from that cloudy film. You may end up running into your practically invisible shower door, though — you've been warned.

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    Promising review: "When we moved into our new place the shower doors looked like they had never been cleaned before. I tried at least 10 different products and methods to remove the hard water spots but nothing even made a dent. Bio Clean, however, was like a magic eraser! I scrubbed the door for about 10 minutes and it was incredible! I’ve never written a cleaning product review before but this one is worth every penny." —Shane B

    Get it from Amazon for $19.70.

    4. Fizzy tablets that'll save your bottles from stained-on grime and nasty odors. If you thought your bottle was a goner, think again!

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    Promising review: "I wasn't sure if this was a gimmick or not. Turns out it works really well. I have four metal thermos-like containers that are used to keep tea warm every day. Over time, the tea stained the insides and was very difficult to remove. I added one of these tablets to the container, filled it with hot water, and let it sit for a few hours. When I came back to rinse it out, I was literally amazed at how clean it was. I think it looked cleaner than when they were new. I called my wife over to show her, and she was equally impressed. Awesome product!" —Robert A Moreno II

    Get 12 tablets from Amazon for $7.60+.

    5. A compact hair roller so you don't have to lug out a giant vacuum just to remove the mounds of pet hair that's accumulated on your couch. That's time consuming and too much effort!

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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.

    6. A miracle-working laundry bar for knocking the toughest stains *out of the park* with just little scrubbing on your part. Yes, it's baseball pants-approved!

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    Promising review "If you’ve got a baseball player with white pants, this is a MUST have. You can soak pants for days and still have stains. This gets rid of everything. I use a soft toothbrush so I don’t pill up the fabric. A bar will last months. Also, it's probably really good to get rid of blood (aka evidence). Just allot yourself enough time to scrub (and dry) before you call 911. That's the key. That’s just something I thought of off the top of my head. Not based on any true story that may or may not still be under investigation. Just a useful tip. Happy cleaning!" —L. Arnold

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $6.17.

    7. A $7 jewelry cleaning cloth that'll give you ~crystal~ clear results. It efficiently removes tarnish so your best pieces can shine and sparkle again.

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    Read a BuzzFeeder shopping writer's full review of this fab cleaning cloth, and a lil' blurb here:

    "The first thing I cleaned off was an old Tiffany's necklace. I hadn't worn it in a couple years, and it was covered in tarnish. After rubbing the piece on the cloth for a minute or two, it literally looked like new again! I was amazed at how easy it was to use — it's a lot less messy than toothpaste and other cleaning solutions. The cloth is quite soft as well, so I wasn't worried about it scratching any of my jewelry. I read in the instructions that you never have to clean this cloth, and that it lasts for years and years (depending on how much jewelry you polish, of course)." —Yi Yang

    Get it from Amazon for $7.24.

    8. A power drill brush attachment to deep clean showers, ovens, sinks, and anything that has unbeatable stains (until now that is!) with complete ease. Really, you'll *want* to clean things when you realize this ends up doing all the work for you.

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    The brush kit comes with three style of brushes: two for surface cleaning, and a rounder one for getting in the corners! The attachments have a quarter inch shaft so they should fit standard cordless drills.

    Keep in mind, this is *just* for the brush attachments. The power drill is not included — but if you want one you can get a good one for $59.99.

    Promising review: "I have NO idea why this product would ever have less than a 5-star review. It is a great brush set. I used all three in an effort to get some mildew stains off the grout in my shower. NOTHING worked, but a bit of Soft Scrub (bleach) and these brushes worked like a charm! I then used the larger brush on the floor of the shower, and to remove some soap scum from the glass shower doors. WOW! Where has this been all my life?! Excellent product, and it works like it should in conjunction with your power drill." —SomeGirl

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in six brush styles).

    9. A powerful grout cleaner, because beautiful, grime-free grout lives under all that dirt, you just have to believe, scrub (automatic brush, anyone?), and use a little bit of this magic:

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    Promising review: "I never leave reviews on Amazon but this grout cleaner definitely deserved a review. I tried three other cleaners before buying Grout-EEZ, and they did nothing but waste my time and money. Grout-EEZ got my grout perfectly clean in no time plus it was easy to use and no odor. I'll never use another grout cleaner." —Tyler

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    10. And! An angular brush with narrow bristles for specifically (and effectively) cleaning grout — no need to twist your arms and break a sweat trying to get in tough corners.

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    Promising review: "Yes!!!! This works!!! I used this on the grout on the kitchen floor that we have not scrubbed in 10+ years. The first half hour I was using two toothbrushes to scrub. Why? Because I had the toothbrushes and didn't want it to go to waste. Boy what a waste of time! I should have thrown out the toothbrushes and used this in the beginning! I really appreciate this product and its design. The bristles stayed hard and was easy to control over the tiles. Easy 5 stars." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95 (available in eight brush types).

    11. An upholstery stain remover so you don't have to stress over any "oh crap" kind of moments — like say, black paint on white carpet. *Cringes.*

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    Promising reviews: "Got dried black paint out of a white carpet!" —Erica Puskar

    "This stuff works wonders. I've never used a carpet cleaner that works as well and as quick as this stuff did. On the bottle it said to just agitate the area with your fingers after spraying a decent amount of cleaner on the stain. Within about two minutes the stain was gone! I would definitely recommend this product if you just want a product that works." —Andrew

    Get it from Amazon for $11.96.

    Read BuzzFeed's full write-up on this stain remover!

    12. A degreaser cleaner that'll take your driveway (and other hard surfaces) from a greasy, oily mess to a clean and pristine concrete heaven in the same amount of time it takes to make a quick dinner.

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    Promising review: "I was skeptical that it would really remove all the oil stains on my driveway from oil leaks, but it did. I didn't dilute it at all, just poured it over the stain, waited about a minute, then with my hose did a hard blast over the stain. All gone! Usually not even a trace of the stain left. A few times there was a small trace left that most people wouldn't notice at all, but I just re-did the same thing and the entire stain was gone." —agoutimouse

    Get a 1-gallon bottle from Amazon for $15.80.

    13. A multipurpose car cleaner that basically screams, "I CAN DO IT ALL," and then genuinely does it all. Use it to scrub leather, vinyl, upholstery, carpet, plastic, and any part of your ride that could use a sparkle.

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    Promising review: "All their products are great! But this new product they have developed knocks it out of the ball park! The pictures above are of a 2007 Nissan Titan truck I was detailing for a customer. The seats were disgusting and stained. I CAN ASSURE YOU ALL I USED WAS CAR GUYS SUPER CLEANER to clean the seats. I simply sprayed Super Clean all over the seat until it was damp, I scrubbed with a detail brush, then vacuumed all of it up and dried it with a microfiber. The results speak for themselves. This really is a SUPER CLEANER that is capable of cleaning mostly every interior surface and does an amazing job at it." —Joseph L.

    Get the cleaner plus a towel from Amazon for $16.99.

    14. A set of cleaning sponges so you're prepared to tackle any tough surface cleaning job the moment you spot it — from marker scribbles to the seemingly permanent stains in your bathtub.

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    Promising review: "I love these sponges. I use them in the kitchen, the bathroom, and on the sides of the pool. But the use I like the best is to clean my vinyl wood floors. They get the spots and footprints off quickly without damaging the floor. I've use mops but they didn't remove what everyone had tracked in without pressing down really hard. These work quickly and efficiently." —D. Morales

    Get a 20-pack from Amazon for $9.95.

    15. An impressive stain remover that'll look rust stains straight in the eyes and say, "Stains, who??" And then completely destroy them right then and there. HELLO, look at this proof!!!

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    Promising review: "The photos speak for themselves. When we bought our home there was no water softener and years of iron build up. We tried so many things on our shower. Nothing worked. We were convinced we’d be stuck until we renovated the bathroom. The iron out worked wonders. I still can’t believe it. We had to let it sit for about an hour. It then dissolved and wiped right off. Definitely use in a ventilated area if possible." —M. Gilardi

    Get it from Amazon for $4.98.

    16. A bottle of dishwashing booster powder that'll bring certain residue-covered dishes back to life all in one rinse cycle. Yes! ONE CYCLE!

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    Promising review: "I could not get my flatware to come out clean from the dishwasher and I wondered if it was the hard water. I was using up to three soap blocks in each load with only partial improvement. I used this the first time and voilà! Perfectly clean flatware for the first time. I LOVE this!" —Susan A

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97 (available in two sizes).

    17. A concentrated gel so your shower grout and sealant can be F-R-E-E from mold and mildew build-up. May you no longer be completely grossed out by your bathroom!

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    Promising review: "I couldn't be happier with this product! It saved me the chore of re-caulking my bathtub in only one application. I applied it and actually forgot about it. The next morning I opened my shower curtain and said, 'OMG!' I really didn't expect to get these results." —Linda Hartman

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    18. A food-grade mineral oil for rejuvenating dry, wooden kitchenware back to its original vibrancy. It's tasteless, odorless, colorless, and is safe to use on cutting boards, butcher blocks, countertops, and wooden bowls and utensils.

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    Promising review: "It's very easy to use when seasoning your boards. I used a clean cloth, poured this oil on and wiped with the grain of the wood. I left it on for 20 minutes and saw how much the wood absorbed, so fast! I wiped off the bare amount of excess, and it didn't really leave the board greasy at all. It didn't take a lot with all three of my new cutting boards, so glad to have the left over to season my wooden cutting boards again when I need to." —mein3

    Get it from Amazon for $8.75.

    19. A drain snake that'll pull (little effort on your part) an unsightly amount of hair from the depths of your drain. Yikes, these are some nauseatingly impressive results:

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    Promising review: "I’m so excited to finally have a bathroom sink that drains!! Since moving into my apartment, my bathroom sink and bathtub took forever to drain. I bought multiple de-clogging solutions but they didn’t assist or help much with the problem. When my bathtub was taking over an hour to drain I decided it was time to try these out! After receiving it I went to work, within minutes it pulled out so much hair in both drains. It’s disturbing/disgusting yet weirdly satisfying because now my sinks drain!! I cannot believe how easy it was to use, (I received a pack of three) but only needed to use one for both sinks." —DebSd

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $5.99.

    20. A cruelty-free, non-toxic, hypoallergenic, natural stain remover so effective, it can even rid your white shirts from those dreaded pit stains. Just spray, wash, dry, and be amazed.

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    Check out BuzzFeed's full review on this Puracy laundry stain remover.

    Promising review: "I've tried several stain removers and have to say this stuff really does remove stains. It has removed: blood, grape juice, baby barf, chocolate, grass stains, sweat stains, melon, pretty much everything. I have to say I was almost shocked at how well this worked. My wife says they should rename it 'chill mom,' because she no longer worries about stains at all. That's priceless when you have a very curious and adventurous little boy who keeps finding new ways to get dirty." —Martin Isaksen

    Get it from Amazon for $11.04.

    21. An all-purpose powder cleanser that'll tackle every inch of dirt, grime, and rust that has taken over your house. Pots? Yes. Stovetops? Of course. Glass??? YOU BETCHA.

    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed / Arlington Anne / amazon.com

    This is my stovetop!!! Read my full review on this Bar Keeper's Friend powder cleanser.

    Promising review: "This stuff is like magic! Straight up wizardry. I love it! I initially bought it to clean my sink, which is porcelain and even though it's not even a year old, is just holding on to all the coffee and tea staining. I'd say it took less than a minute after making a paste with Bar Keepers Friend to clean the sink up to a nearly new shine. I've used it in the sink, in the bathroom, to clean stainless steel pots and pans, and on a 17-year-old Revereware tea kettle (which I thought would never be restored to its former loveliness, btw). This is a product that I will buy again and again, and will happily recommend to anyone." —Nicci Stephenson

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $6.70.

    22. A pet stain and odor remover to basically reverse time and make it as if your fur child never had an indoor accident in the first place!

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    Even the sneaky pee accidents!

    Promising review: "Hands down the best carpet cleaner I have ever used. Great smell too. It did not affect my dog in any way when other brands did. I thought my carpets were beyond help, especially after I hired a professional company to come in and clean them with terrible results. Within minutes I could tell the carpet was getting clean. With a little extra effort, this cleaner was able to remove tough stains that others could not get out." —Irinn

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    23. A suede and leather brush that'll get the annoying scuffs and salt lines off of your favorite shoes, bags, journals, coats, and the like. Point is, stains have no room in your closet, no they do not.

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    Promising review: "This brush saved my shoes! I posted before and after photos so you can see the difference. My shoes were light pink with big noticeable stains on the sides. I just brushed it on the same direction until the stains wore off." —Lissette Castillo

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    24. A wood polish for effortlessly filling in scratches and nicks on furniture, floors, and cabinets. By the time you're done with this thing (so no time at all), your wood surfaces will look BRAND STINKIN' NEW.

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    Promising review: "I used this to treat a couple pieces of furniture, one that had only a few scratches, and one that was a train wreck. On the first one, it looked quite nice after applying. On the second one, I couldn't believe the difference it made! The 31-year-old (pine) piece was heavily worn and hadn't seen any real upkeep in its lifetime. After one application, the difference was like night and day. I definitely recommend this product to rejuvenate wood furniture. Like others have said, it doesn't REMOVE anything, but cleans and darkens blemishes so they visually blend in. I've now gone over all the wood furniture in our living room and the overall difference is remarkable." —icheckemout

    Get the darker wood polish on Amazon for $5.38.

    25. A natural laundry detergent powder that, when mixed with water, can banish stuck-on stains for good. I mean, if it can give results like these on a carseat, imagine what it could do for clothing!

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    Promising review: "Love it! I haven't used conventional detergent in a while so it's hard to compare the two. But, I love feeling confident that I'm not putting toxic chemicals near me or my children. Also, if you make a concentrated solution with a little water, it takes off stains pretty well. I also used it to clean my daughter's dirty car seat." —Yesenia P.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in three sizes and two scents).

    26. A long, bristled brush to reach in your dryer and remove the lint (the very lint that can cause lint fires!) buried at the bottom.

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    Promising review: "I saw lint in bottom of the lent vent when I removed the screen but couldn't get to it. This guy does the trick. Love that the brush is long, perfect to get down deep and pull out years of lint. At first glance I didn't think this brush would fit into the lint trap but the bristles are quite flexible and the brush slipped right in. This is also great for cleaning under the refrigerator." —budgetshopper

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97.

    27. A powder cleaner for walls, floors, and wood that'll give you some impressive before-and-afters you'll want to show to everyone.

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    Promising review: "Amazing product. It removed years of dirt from the very neglected, 200-year-old house that I just purchased." —Amazon Customer

    "After the renter's moved out, the house was filthy. This product took all the dirt and grime off the walls in one washing and the kitchen grease gone from the cabinets. No odor or fumes which was nice since I washed every wall, cabinet and floor in the house. This stuff is amazing!" —Linda

    Get it from Amazon for $7.96 or a (huge) 4.5-pound box from for $16.34.

    28. A pumice stone with a helpful handle that'll be the easiest and most effective way to remove nasty stains from your toilets, sinks, and tubs. Maybe now you'll have the courage to tackle that grimy toilet...

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    Promising review: "I used this on my toilet and was amazed! We just rented a new apartment and no matter what we tried nothing worked. We tried everything. But with just a little elbow grease and the Pumie, we were able to remove the deposits. See for yourself." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.85.

    29. A septic-safe, jetted tub system cleaner to thoroughly remove all the grime that secretly builds up in your bathtub like a little rude sneak. Just peep those dirty bubbles!!!

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    Promising review: "Ok I was considering just closing off the jets in my tub because I never could get the 'gunk' out. It had never been cleaned before really from the inside. This stuff is AWESOME. I did two runs since I'd never done it before. The first run really did it and the second got just a little more out, but wow. So impressed! I can use my jets again!" —Angela B

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (one bottle does four rinses).

    30. A wine stain remover you'll be grapeful to have stored under the sink when an unexpected spill strikes.

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    Promising review: "I fell in love with this product some 15 years ago and I am so very happy that it's still available in the same wonderful formula as ever. It has a fantastic citrus scent and takes care of any stain (not just wine) so fast and so efficiently, it's become a party trick. LOL I have seriously poured red wine over a white comforter to demonstrate how great it is to a friend once. It is a miracle in a bottle! We use it for all sorts of cleaning on materials around the house, and one bottle has last us years! This is definitely a product every home should have." —Melanie Nolan

    Get it from Amazon for $6.67.

    31. A water-based, alkaline wood cleaner that'll be tough on dirt, oil, and dried spills — but gentle on the wood itself. You won't know just how dirty your railings are until you give them a quick scrub.

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    This cleaner foams and removes built-up residue such as dirt, oily films, and dried spills.

    Promising review: "This is the best wood cleaner! It doesn't leave a super shiny or wet appearance on your table top — just a beautiful, clean look. Much better than other wood cleaners I've tried in the past!" —Georgie Girl

    Get it from Amazon for $9.39.

    32. And lastly, a pack of stainless steel wipes for restoring all your kitchen appliances to their original, shiny glory.

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    Promising review: "I purchased these wipes to clean my stainless steel refrigerator. I wanted something that would remove water stains and restore the shine, and these wipes delivered! After a few minutes of vigorously wiping back and forth along the grain my refrigerator was looking brand-new. I was impressed with the results and noticed that the canister said the wipes could be used on sinks, so I tried one in my stainless steel sink to see what would happen. As you can see from the pictures, after just a few minutes of cleaning my sink was sparkling and incredible! I began cleaning all of the stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, and just a few wipes and 20 minutes later my kitchen was looking better than ever." —Connor

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $13.98.

    Less cleaning, more doing other things.

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