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    31 Products From Walmart That'll Help Eliminate The Evidence Of Whoever Lived In Your Home Before You

    These products are basically an exorcism for the ghosts of residents past.

    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. A vintage-inspired wallpaper by Drew Barrymore for quickly covering up the terrible paint the previous homeowners decided to put in every room.

    The wallpaper featured in a stylish bathroom

    Each roll of decorative vinyl wallpaper covers 28.29 square feet.

    Promising review: "Great product! Used it in my daughter's dorm and couldn't have been more pleased. You do have to line uo the pattern so you end up using more rolls than typically would be necessary, but overall a good product." —Emily

    Price: $39

    2. A plush, minimalist area rug to mask the loud, 70s shag the people before you were getting down and groovy with.

    The shag rug displayed in a light brown in a living room

    Promising review: "These are quality, plush rugs with a nice heavy backing. I purchased two to replace a matted down area rug in my bedroom and they are a definite upgrade! They will be great for hiding lint etc., because of the multi shades of beige. Easy surface for my robot to vacuum too. Haven't had any shedding. Highly recommend. I will be buying nonslip undermats to keep them from shifting on my floor." —JPeterson

    Price: $78.98 (available in twenty seven sizes and sixteen colors)

    3. A Eufy robot vacuum that'll clean away any remnants of past tenants with the touch of your smartphone. Even better, it'll clean your messes too, because you're bound to make them.

    The black robot vacuum

    Promising review: "I was skeptical at first by what such a small thing can vacuum. I am very surprised on how much time is saved a day to do other stuff while RoboVac is busy. My kids love it as well. It works great for hardwood floor and carpet due to different levels of suction. It has to be emptied after each use, but doesn't bother me." —mommy

    Price: $149

    4. A Better Home & Gardens hanging light fixture because the ceiling fans that were in your place before were functional, but not very appealing to the eye.

    The hanging light fixture turned on

    Promising review: "Easy to hang, complements any décor, and a great price. I had bought one for a closet in my last place and bought two more for my new home. Can't go wrong with these!" —Camille

    Price: $24.99

    5. A narrow, modern bookcase so you can show off how well-read you are while erasing all memory of the horrid décor that used to sit in its place.

    The 5-shelf bookcase holding knick knacks, books, and a plant

    Promising review: "I love how this bookcase looks in my living room. It is perfect for a small apartment like mine. It was fairly easy to put together; I did it myself in under an hour. The finish is matte and it looks expensive." —Valentina

    Price: $109

    6. A container of stainless steel cleaner wipes because the only fingerprints you should now be seeing on your appliances are yours!


    Promising review: "Most cleaners leave streaks and marks on stainless-steel appliances. This wipe does the trick. I use it on my stove all the time. It keeps the fingerprints off of it and looking brand-new. I'd highly recommend anyone who has stainless steel products to use this. Works great." —lexkyguy

    Price: $3.74

    7. A mid-century circular shelf for decoratively displaying all your fine knick-knacks that are vastly superior to the tchotchkes the people before you had.

    The shelf featuring a candle, knick knacks, and books

    Promising review: "This circular shelf is the perfect addition to my newly redecorated living room. It draws the eye right to it; a nice accent piece and a place to display little things brought back from my travels. I love it." —Nancy

    Price: $79.99

    8. A Pioneer Woman expandable cutlery tray because the heathens before you were just throwing forks and knives in a drawer, and you know your silverware deserves a special, floral home.

    The cutlery tray expanded to show the extra compartments

    Promising review: "This is a very large utensil and silverware tray. The great thing about it is you can expand it if you need to use all the compartments. For smaller drawers, the two extra compartments fold in. The wood design is very classy and looks great in my farmhouse kitchen." —Amy

    Price: $24.98

    9. An adorable framed artwork of a happy panda to instantly bring back your joy when you remember the uncomfortable self-portrait the previous tenant dared to hang up.

    The framed panda portrait

    Promising review: "Super cute and high end looking." —maria

    Price: $49.99

    10. A corner shelf organizer because it's not your fault the previous homeowners installed kitchen cabinets sized for mice, and you won't suffer through lack of storage space because of it.

    The wire corner shelf rack

    Promising review: "This shelf organizer really expands cupboard space for plates and casseroles." —bonnie

    Price: $10.42

    11. A small room air purifier to filter through allergens, odors, airborne particles, and presumably the demons of past homeowners because you don't need that kind of negative energy right now.

    The air purifier

    Promising review: "This model 3M Air Purifier is surprisingly quiet. It has 3 settings and we have it constantly on at the office on the first setting during office hours. We also purchased separately and installed the F1 filter which is the highest level filter to remove even viruses according to the packaging. Given not only the current situation but flu seasons in general, we hope to have a clean air office environment as a result. Very satisfied to date! In fact, purchased another for another part of our office." —Robert

    Price: $49.94

    12. A leaning mirror with a wooden frame so you can look at yourself and say, "Wow. This home looks so much better now that I decorated it."

    The wooden mirror leaning against a wall to show how tall it is

    Promising review: "I could not be happier with this mirror. It's propped up in a corner and I can see myself from head to toe and then some. It's very sturdy, stately, and so clear my dog tries to paw at his image. I was really worried about it arriving broken but it was packaged very well, so no issues." —Laura

    Price: $149

    13. A velvet throw pillow with tassels because your couch may be a hand-me-down, but damnit, the pillows are your own!

    The throw pillow in teal on an accent chair

    Promising review: "These pillows are gorgeous! They're a soft, not still velvet and they can handle a healthy karate chop! This also allows the fringe to fall in just the right way. I have two couches, so I bought two of each color and they look great!" —Chrissy

    Price: $34 (available in five colors)

    14. A two-wick red lava citrus candle to fill your home with the delicious scent of bright red currant, blood orange, lemon leaf, and hints of musk.

    The red lava citrus candle

    Promising review: "I have loved the Capri Blue Volcano scent from Anthropologie for years; those are pricey candles for how often I like to use them. I saw online that this is a nearly perfect dupe and placed an order for one. I can't even tell the difference! It is identical. More importantly, even if you're not familiar with Capri, this scent is beautiful. It's full bodied and appropriate for all seasons. It's fruity but not so much that it makes you think only of summer, musky enough to make it gender neutral. I will be purchasing more, along with the room spray and oil warmer. I hope they never retire this fragrance. It is so lovely." —Marisa

    Price: $11.87

    15. A double plant hanger for bringing life into your home. New place, new start. Surely you won't kill all your plants this time. Right?

    The plant hanger featured indoors by a window in an apartment

    Promising review: "I love these! They are great hanging pots. The double height is perfect for a small plant and a larger one. The rope and S-hook are both strong. No issues with that. They are heavy, but that's what I like. They are very classy and not cheap-looking at all." —Lisa

    Price: $18.99

    16. A dark gray, upholstered headboard to skillfully transition your space from mid-century to mid-century modern.

    The headboard displayed on a queen-sized bed to show its size and color

    Promising review: "This headboard is beautiful, sturdy, and great quality. True to color described." —Stacey

    Price: $84.99 (available in Full, Queen, and King sizes)

    17. An outrageously affordable coffee table because your current place had no idea what clean lines looked like until you moved in.

    The coffee table with light wood and a dark frame

    Promising review: "I love this table. It is just the right size and style for my space. Super easy to assemble too." —Zelvis

    Price: $52.20 (available in two colors)

    18. A mold and mildew stain remover spray that'll eradicate all the soap scum and dirt build up the previous tenant was so kind to not clean out of the shower.

    The stain remover spray

    Promising review: "I had mold-mildew under my bath mat. One application took it off with no scrubbing! It doesn't run. I'm waiting to get to the bottom of the bottle to see how the sprayer does." —Karen

    Price: $3.72

    19. A geometric shower curtain with tassels for a mix of old and new aesthetics the previous owners of your home could surely never come up with.

    The shower curtain displayed with matching bathroom accessories

    Promising review: "Saw this shower curtain on Pinterest and it was exactly what I was looking for! I was surprised it came from Walmart! Only $20 and quality seems good! I haven't washed mine yet but after reading another review I think I will be avoiding the dryer and hang to dry instead. Also the coordinating bath rug looks great with it!" —CMFTS

    Price: $19.88

    20. An adorable doormat that'll show your punny side because the previous guys thought "Welcome" made enough of a statement.

    The doormat displayed outside a home to show its size and color

    Promising review: "Good heavy outdoor mat with a rubber back." —Liz

    Price: $24.62

    21. A kitchen degreaser cleaner if your oven and stovetop underwent a lasagna-making massacre that you had nothing to do with, and the stains are still lingering.

    the spray

    Promising review: "I already use Easy-Off Oven spray, but when I found out they also make this spray degreaser... life changer when cleaning my range! I spray it on, and the grease splatters drip off. Highly recommend. No heavy fumes." —Alyssa

    Price: $4.24

    22. A 12-piece matte dinnerware set for stylishly eating all the recipes that you cooked in your kitchen which is yours.

    The 12-piece dinnerware set displayed on a place setting to show color and size

    This dishwasher- and microwave-safe set includes four dinner plates, four salad plates, and four bowls.

    Promising review: "Nice weight with scooped rims to prevent spills. Smooth, even-toned color with a classic trim. Fits perfectly in microwave. Bowls are a great size for soup, cereal, salad, or whatever." —Tiffany

    Price: $39.99 (available in four colors)

    23. A cool mist 250 mL diffuser that switches between 16 different colors because your space needs a serious essential oils bath after the previous tenants funked it up.

    The diffuser changing colors to purple

    Promising review: "I love this diffuser. It is SO pretty and simple to operate. The colors will change or you can set it to stay with a certain color. It makes a nice cool mist and will run for a long time before needing to be refilled. It will also shut itself off if it runs out of water. You can use different fragrance essential oils in this diffuser if you want to change the scent." —Plainjane

    Price: $33.47

    24. A foaming garbage disposal cleaner if the previous homeowners were a little too consistent when it came to throwing gunk down the sink, and now you're dealing with the stinky consequences.


    Promising review: "My garbage disposal hose that is attached to dishwasher apparently, in the apartment, gets clogged easily. I use this stuff almost every time I do a load because my dishes smell otherwise. It is a good product." —prosperousqueen

    Price: $2.74

    25. A set of three decorative vases so your personal touches can creep into every single corner of your home. Literally. Every. Corner.

    The 3 decorative vases displayed next to each other to show their differing sizes

    Promising review: "These are so beautiful. I wasn't expecting them to look like this. I even got it on sale. Worth every penny." —VEENA

    Price: $9.89

    26. A set of framed matching wall art because, not to be that guy, but you know what quality art is and the previous homeowners kinda didn't.

    The wall art displayed hanging beside each other to show size and color

    Promising review: "Beautiful and vibrant colors. Well-made. Frames are nice with a glass front. Comes with hanging hardware already attached. Very well packaged. No damage. Happy with my purchase!" —Monica

    Price: $89

    27. A brass table lamp that'll shine a light on your incredible design sensibilities.

    The lamp featured on a side table

    Promising review: "Beautifully designed lamp. Base is solid and came well packaged. Adds a nice touch to nightstand or desk." —Student15

    Price: $34.92

    28. A Novogratz three-shelf bar cart so you can artfully display your adult beverages alongside your incredible martini recipe.

    The bar cart with bar items on each of its 3 shelves

    Promising review: "I was originally going to use this cart for an extra storage shelf in my pantry, but once I saw it assembled, I loved the look and finish so I set it in the dining room. It was fairly easy to assemble. It rolls smoothly, but the finish can be slippery. If I was going to be rolling it around a lot with glassware or bottles I'd put something down to make it a nonskid surface." —Oracat

    Price: $58.64

    29. A bold side table that is so eclectic and so unique, you can feel confident that your home is happier with you as its resident, decorating its many rooms.

    The side table holding a plate and vase to showcase its 3 platforms

    Promising review: "We have a Palm Springs vibe back yard, and this is perfect. It's very sturdy and well made. Easy to put together. The price was amazing, too." —Candace

    Price: $90 (available in three colors)

    30. A woven seagrass laundry basket with a lid so you don't compromise on style, even when housing your dirty unmentionables.

    The laundry basket

    Promising review: "Too nice to keep hidden! Absolutely love it and the leather handle sets this apart from any others I've seen. I've seen so many 'high end' hampers for triple the price that are not nearly as nice as this one." —Michael

    Price: $50

    31. A floral wine rack by the Pioneer Woman for cozily housing all your favorite varietals before you open 'um up and toast yourself for a renovation job well done.

    The wine rack holding two bottles of white wine and one bottle of red wine

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful wine rack! It is the perfect size for the counter, it doesn't take up much room. It will match almost every décor! I love it!" —D. Kapalan

    Price: $18.72

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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