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    31 Products That Might Make You Think "Damn, I Didn't Know Cleaning Was So Easy"

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    1. A Cerama Bryte cooktop cleaning kit that'll tackle grease, stubborn stains, and burnt-on messes, no matter how long they've been sitting there. No judgment.

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    This comes with everything you need for a shiny stove: a 10-ounce bottle of cleaning solution, two cleaning pads, and the scraper mentioned above!.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99

    Promising review: "I was skeptical but I went for it — and holy moly, does it work. It works such wonders on my stupid glass cooktop that I feel like Martha freaking Stewart. Truth be told, cleaning has never been, nor will it ever be, my greatest strength but this cleaning product makes it easy enough that even I could do it. Save yourself the time and frustration because the landlord picked this stupid cooktop for the 'aesthetic' — and a trap to keep your security deposit. But you know what?!? Buy this thing and you can tell em, 'not this time! You won't get another penny out of me!!! Bwahahahaha'" —Rita

    2. Bar Keeper's Friend soft cleansing ~liquid~ for all the cleaning power of the original fan-favorite formula (bye bye rust, hard water stains, and any other build up!), but with a more targeted application. Aka no powder to sweep up at the end!

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    It works on SO. MANY. SURFACES — sinks, cookware, stainless steel, faucets, countertops, tubs, toilets, grout, and more — so you can get to work and see results with only one product.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.98.

    Promising review: "This is one of my favorite cleaning products for cleaning porcelain or steel. Nothing else seems to clean like this product, seriously. I think some of my tough stains might be rust-related or from hard water, & this stuff cleans it easily (better than bleach, which doesn’t!) I apply the liquid cleaner on a sponge, then spread it over the stainless steel in my kitchen sink & also my porcelain bath tub. If there’s a tough stain, I leave the solution on for about a minute or two. Then I turn on the water & wipe it all clean with my sponge. All the stains seem to disappear!! My bath tub looks as clean as the day I bought it, & I’ve had it for 10 years!! My kitchen sink is spotless as well with little effort. I’ve tried bleach in the past, but it could never remove tough stains & had a strong smell. This product doesn’t smell as strong, but it cleans much better with less effort to boot! I only recently tried it out, but it is the only cleaner I’ll buy for tough stains from now on! This product is awesome." —Candy21

    Check out our first-hand review of Bar Keeper's Friend original *and* the soft cleansing liquid for more deets and photographic ~evidence~.

    3. A drain snake with over 4,000 micro hooks and a slim design to shimmy down any drain (you don't even need to remove the cover) and snag all the hairs and goop that's clogging the system — in one quick pull.

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    Promising review: "I bought one of these because of the reviews and I thought, with six kids I know we have slow drains. So I break it out on a Saturday night and started with my bathroom sink. OH MY GOSH! Disgustingly amazing. In two seconds I pulled out a massive hair/soap clog. It was truly amazing and so gross! I went to work on the other bathroom drains and they weren't nearly as amazing or as quick but I pulled a bunch of dried hair out of the kids' tub. So after five drains, I had my fun. I've spent a small fortune on Drano type products that never seem to work. I won't buy them again. I was even so amazed I shared the nasty pic on Facebook and didn't think twice about somebody judging me. Get this. Be prepared to throw it away as you're not going to want to clean it." —Jennifer R. Little

    Get it from Amazon for $5.28.

    4. A pack of Mr. Clean magic erasers that'll make you think you're casting a scourgify charm on everything in your house. Add a little water, and these babies can remove marks from walls, grease from your microwave, soap scum from your tub, and way more.

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    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $8.39.

    Promising reviews: "These really are miraculous. They remove all manner of stains with ease. I look around my house and see things that have been there for years and wonder: what is that? where did that come from? how? Mr. Clean doesn't care. Mr. Clean just cleans that mess up and moves on with his life. The one downside is that I get this feeling like nails on a chalkboard when using this. Totally worth it though." —Robert Pickard

    5. And/or Mr. Clean Magic Eraser bath scrubbers specially designed for your bathroom so you can cut right through the built-up soap scum on your shower doors instead of wiping and wiping and wiping for hours on end.

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    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $9.88.

    Promising review: "I have an old tub that I can't replace (not remodeling this bathroom yet). It was gray and I had scrubbed it with Comet, bleach, etc. Nothing really got it clean. Till this. I was so excited by the result of this sponge that I used two up completely in one cleaning frenzy: floors, tub cabinets, everything. And it has a light, clean fragrance. I ordered a bulk pack the next day." —K. Tekavek

    6. A toothbrush-esque power scrubber with replaceable heads that'll put in some electronic elbow grease so you don't have to wear out your arms.

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    It comes with a 1/2" general cleaning brush head, but you can also buy a 1" head and a specialized grout-cleaning head!

    Get it from Amazon for $20.01.

    Promising review: "OMG! Every home should have one (or more) of these scrubbers. I used it when I was cleaning the grout on the kitchen countertops before refilling with grout, and it worked splendidly. I also use it around the sinks, the baseboards, the stove, and any other little place that needs cleaning. Make sure you have extra batteries on hand if you use the device a lot. This is well worth the money -- and it wasn't expensive. This would be a perfect extra gift to give a new homeowner or a couple starting out together." —Mary

    7. A bottle of Glisten dishwasher cleaner and disinfectant to remove limescale, ruse, grease, and other nasty buildup so your machine runs more efficiently than ever. It even kills Salmonella and E. coli!

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    Just pour in your dishwasher (with no dishes in it obv.) and run it at the hottest setting. Voila! All clean with zero scrubbing needed.

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $18.999.

    Promising review: "This is one of those products you always wish you could have. It outperforms expectations and cleans a calcified dishwasher so that it gleams. Remember that stunning finish on the stainless steel panels and a sparkling detergent dish when you first bought the dishwasher? Well, if you have a high number of dissolved solids in your water, the result of just one treatment is remarkable. We recommend this product without qualification." —D. C. Alexander III

    8. A set of three scrubbing attachments you simply add to any power drill to make cleaning your tub, floor, appliances, or even the wheels of your car ridiculously fast and easy.

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    The drill is *not* included, but you can get a basic Black and Decker drill ($49 on Amazon) so you can start that speed-cleaning STAT.

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

    Promising review: "I bought this brush a long time ago and it sat unused. Last week, I finally pulled it out to clean the floor of a very dirty fiberglass bathtub. What a great little tool! A job that easily would have taken me a half hour with a regular brush and Comet, took about five minutes and with no smelly harsh chemicals. I am really kicking myself for not trying it months ago. Now, I'm planning to buy one for each of my kids for Christmas." —xxxxx111000

    9. Washing machine cleaning tablets that'll blast away any hidden mold or mildew, meaning your towels will come out of the wash smelling like clean laundry, not mysteriously stinky.

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    It works in both top- *and* front-loading machines!

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $11.98.

    Promising review: "I have been using bleach to clean my machine for some time, but decided to give this a try a few months ago. My very first clean with Affresh left me surprised and delighted for not only did it clean my machine, it eliminated the nasty smell that always transferred to my clothes thanks to a build up of mold I didn't even know about. Every month now, I toss a tablet into the drum and let it work its magic. Now, my machine is cleaner than ever, and my clothes always smell wonderfully fresh. I highly recommend this to everyone." —Kelli Crawford

    10. A reusable three-layered cleaner so you can get annoying dusting jobs done (ugh, vents and Venetian blinds!) in way less time.

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    Get a pack of one wand and five sleeves from Amazon for $7.99.

    Promising review: "I can’t give this enough stars! You see these gimmicky type things and wonder if they work. This does, and is perfect in every way. Aside from my own house, I clean for others, and this has easily cut my blind cleaning time in half. Which is perfect for such a tedious job. It gets to the edge of wide blinds. When you’re done, just throw them in the laundry. Worth every penny and then some." —AM Kipp

    11. A bottle of Tilex Mold & Mildew spray to power away the grossest of bathroom growths — NO NEED TO SCRUB AWAY!!! Just let sit, and then wipe. Once.

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    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $12.22.

    Promising review: "Amazingly well done. It destroyed all the mold we had in our bathroom ceiling almost instantly. Took a few minutes and it was all gone without requiring any scrubbing, just needed to wipe off the solution." —Sean Macbeth

    12. Garbage disposal cleaning tablets that'll fizz up to blast off any stuck-on food particles, leaving a lasting lemony fresh scent instead of gross sink odors.

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    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $6.

    Promising review: "Do you have a stinky garbage disposal? If so, get some of these. They are cheap, smell nice. and the foaming action really provides you with a visual they are cleaning the drain. After using these the garbage disposal seems smoother (fewer strange noises, like it's been lubricated). I'd recommend these over Plinks any day as I feel the Plinks only hide smells whereas these foaming packets actually clean the disposal."—Sugacookie

    13. A 🙌 no-scrub, no-rinse 🙌 cleaner to spray on after every shower and keep your shower clean and mildew-free between deep cleanings. AND it's biodegradable and non-toxic. Win win!

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    Get it from Amazon for $2.98 (check out all the sizes and scents available here).

    Promising review: "Just spray and leave. My husband and I mist the shower after every use, even on the glass shower doors. No more scrubbing. This product helps keep the hard water stains, bacteria, and mold away naturally. I love it!" —Amazon Customer

    14. A gentle but abrasive pumice stone FOR YOUR TOILET to remove the most permanent-seeming rust, lime, and hard water stains — without scratching the porcelain.

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    Get it from Amazon for $9.70.

    Promising review: "The backstory is as to be expected. I tried using the typical toilet brush to clean the ring buildup that had occurred. As with nearly everyone in existence, I had tried quite a few different name-brand toilet bowl cleaners and followed all the instructions. However, they would only remove probably 60-70% of what was built up. The rest I truly tried to put my heart and soul into removing, but the brush just wasn't getting anywhere. LITERALLY within fifteen *seconds*, I had already removed nearly every trace of the ring that was there. It was almost eerie to put so little effort into having this take off the remnants that were left behind. It took all of probably two minutes to make sure I got all the spots off. Honestly, the results look like the ring never existed. So, instead of pouring chemicals into your toilet bowl and breathing in traces of bleach (depending on toilet bowl cleaner), this thing can do worlds better at removing the ring entirely. It seems strange to say it, but this is one recommendation that will probably be given to more people than I want to admit. Just... wow..." —Austin S.

    15. An extendable (over 5 feet!) duster that'll get the job done in no time flat, no matter where the dust bunnies are hiding. It can rotate and bend at multiple angles, and it even has a microfiber head you can toss in the wash and reuse.

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    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    You can also get (also washable) refills from Amazon for $8.99.

    Promising review: "This has changed my life. I can now reach to clean my ceiling fans anytime without needing a step ladder. The pole has multiple points of adjustment and the end tilts and locks in every imaginable position. The duster itself is nice quality, picks up dust easily and shakes it off just as easily to clean before storing. I also love that it detached completely to replace other handheld dusters. I no longer worry about dust bunnies falling onto my bed, this one grabs it all!" —MSD

    16. A set of reusable liners to keep your oven cleaner than ever. No worries if your lasagna drips over or your sweet potatoes ooze a little — you won't have to scrub, just remove these when the oven cools and you can wash 'em right up in the sink.

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    And you can trim them with a pair of scissors to fit whatever size oven you have.

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $12.95.

    Promising review: "I love these over liners. Gone are the days of scrubbing the oven or even running the cleaning cycle for hours. Anything that spills or drips in the oven just wipes off the liner. It's easy to keep the oven sparkling clean. I highly recommend them." —Nancy J.

    17. Or a fume-free oven cleaner you can spray on, leave for a minute, and then wipe away for an oven so clean, you'll think it was swapped out for a new model overnight. Time to reward yourself after all this cleaning with a cake.

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    Get it from Amazon for $5.67.

    Promising review: "Holy moly. This is some kind of miracle product. I sprayed it inside my oven and left it overnight, and wiped off an incredible sludge of brown goo in the morning, leaving behind a nearly pristine oven interior. There were a few areas that I had missed, so I sprayed and came back later that day. There are a few brown spots that don't really want to come off, but I am not too fussed about them. 95% of the grease came right off. It worked on the sides of the oven and on the rack. What I really liked is that it didn't smell too bad. I expected some terrible toxic chemical, and though it does have a ('lemon') odor, it's not that strong. Definitely better than running the self-clean and filling my house with fumes for five hours. The can is a lot bigger than I expected, and I barely used any (I was cleaning the 'small' oven). It will last for a long time. Prepare to sacrifice a sponge to this project as well." –SBP

    18. A super-speedy wine stain remover so you can quickly undo Sandra's sloshing all over your pristine white couch and carpet, without losing your ~temper-nillo~.

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    Get it from Amazon for $6.7.

    Promising review: "Totally impressed! The unassuming generic packaging and label left me a bit skeptical but this stuff is almost as exciting as the wine I spilled! This cabernet stain sat on my ivory faux fur blanket for over a month before I tried this product. Completely gone in one try! Get this. Seriously. You won’t be disappointed." —Persian Tess

    19. A plant-based stainless steel cleaner to remove streaks, marks, and fingerprints from all of your appliances with one wipe of the included microfiber cloth.

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    Get the set of cleanser and polish from Amazon for $14.97.

    Promising review: "If you have a Subzero fridge, you know the struggle is real when it comes to keeping it clean. It's a different type of stainless steel and shows all product residue. Then I found this stuff. Oh wow! A few seconds of polishing and it looks amazing!! it has never looked this good, this shiny, and this clean! Best product ever!" —Katerina

    20. Or an *even easier* cannister of stainless steel cleaning wipes so you can buff and shine that deep sink in 30 seconds.

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    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $24.96.

    Promising review: "With a recently remodeled kitchen with all-stainless appliances, I started looking to clean/polish my beauties with a natural solution. Pinterest revealed lots of concoctions for mixing/spraying combos of alcohol, vinegar, baking soda, etc. Tried 'em all. Nothing was perfect or even near-perfect. Read reviews on Good Housekeeping's testing, as well as the reviews here at Amazon (thanks muchly to all you glorious reviewers), I thought I'd take a chance. Bought these wipes, and within minutes of their arrival I went to work on our refrigerator. I'm not easily impressed, but I've gotta tell you, these did the job in a BIG way. Even hubs remarked on how I got the terrier lip marks off (Winnie loves to get up real close when she's going to get an ice cube). One wipe did our entire fridge and probably could have kept on going, except that I ran out of time and tossed it. This four-pack will go a very long way. I'm sold!" —Karen R.

    21. A tub of extra large, heavy duty cleaning wipes to get tough jobs done in no time flat. No spraying, scrubbing, rinsing, scrubbing, and rinsing again. One wipe = the job is done.

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    Get it from Amazon for $11.94.

    Promising review: "I think these wipes are made out of magic — because they can clean just about anything with very little effort! One wipe cleaned my ENTIRE BATHTUB, including the hard water buildup and some residual soap scum. The wipe stayed wet for the entire use, and there was absolutely no sweating involved. I hate cleaning but I was so pumped about the tub I took wipe #2 to my hood vent and good golly it's like it's brand new. I've told everyone I know to buy these. I know they're pricey but I swear the magic is there folks." —Jen M.

    22. A Clorox toilet wand with disposable scrubby heads *preloaded* with cleaner so you can clean the whole bowl with one hand — and *one* product.

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    Get the kit from Amazon for $8.88.

    Promising review: "You ever look at your toilet brush in disgust and resentment? How's a dirty used up brush sitting in your throne room? You clean your bathroom but then you put that sucker down in its place and it's just like, mocking you. It's never truly immaculate. Never knowing true cleanliness. Fear no more. Now you can shine the porcelain throne and not have to worry about a used up toilet brush mocking your clean sparkling bathroom. Gone are the days of breathing in dirty poop particles from the reusable potty cleaning brush thingy. Clorox Toilet Wand is the answer to your prayers if you want an easy, deep cleaning, toss-away-after-you're-done type contraption for that porcelain throne of yours. Fast, cheap, and easy. Just like.... How we like to clean." —Juliana

    23. A miracle-adjacent carpet stain remover so you can banish wine stains, pet stains, and what-the-heck-even-is-that stains — WITHOUT rinsing or vacuuming. Aka your roommate won't even *know* you spilled in the first place.

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    Enjoy this before and after photo of this stain remover WIPING OUT an "IDK how long this has been there" cat vomit stain. Gross! But also amazing! And btw: it also works on upholstery, woodwork, and even walls.

    Get a pack of two bottles from Amazon for $18.11.

    Promising review: "This is by far THE BEST carpet cleaner out there!! I love this product! Do you have the following on your carpet...Old stains? Ketchup? Ice cream? Pet potty, marker, weird odd stains that shouldn't be there but your kids deny they did it... This is your product! I was desperate to get the stains out from the messy kids. I didn't spray it, I poured this on the stain enough to get it super wet. Walked away for abt 3-5 mins to soak on the old stains and scrubbed it with a hard bristle brush. And boom no more stains!!!!!! Seriously. I'm buying in bulk. LOVE this stuff. Product arrived quickly and brand new." —Sandra McDade

    24. An extendable, pivoting scrubber to easily maneuver around bath and shower fixtures without precarious bathroom stepladders. Just pop on the replaceable anti-microbial heads — the pointed shape will get into any pesky corners, and the spongy exterior retains water for easy rinsing when the scrubbing part is done.

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    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    Promising review: "I was concerned that this brush wouldn't be sturdy enough and that I would have to apply an insane amount of pressure to get it to clean properly. I was wrong. I have a huge step up jetted tub, and cleaning in it, and around the back side top of it is a pain. I decided to give this product a chance and I'm glad I did. The sponge on the end is hard, it isn't a soft sink sponge you'd use for dishes. The handle extends a good distance and allows you to clean harder to reach areas. I use this in and around the tub, and in he walk in shower. If you have a bad back (like me) or knees, I would give this product a try." —Gino

    25. A Swiffer WetJet that'll make cleaning your floors (even hardwood!) easier than ever. Just release cleaner with the push of a button and the mopping pads will *absorb* dirt, grime, and spills rather than just pushing them around like a normal mop.

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    Get the starter kit from Amazon for $22.97 (the kit includes the spray mop (aka the Swiffer itself), three extra power pad refills, two original mopping pad refills, a bottle of cleaning solution, and four batteries).

    Promising review: "It was suggested I purchase this, because of course my floors needed to mopped. Honestly mopping WAS such a pain. You have to get out the bucket, the mop and the floor clearer and you have to move the furniture. BOY WHAT A PAIN. All of this changed the day I purchased this item. I even saw on YouTube how to refill the bottles with the product of your choosing. There is no mess what so ever and I finally have fun cleaning. What more could you possibly need." —DC

    26. And a pack of textured Clorox wipes to kick the cleaning power up a notch, thanks to built-in microscubbers that'll tackle the toughest messes on any surface.

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    Get a pack of three canisters from Amazon for $14.94.

    Promising review: "These are my favorite wipes!! I use them for everything! I especially like how easy it makes scrubbing a shower or sink! Life changer!" —jillian

    27. A pet hair–removing roller with a patented brush design (and *no* adhesive strips) to rid your lovely black sofa of all your furry friend's shedding in a quick roll — so you can get back to cuddling together.

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    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    Promising review: "We live in a household that contains two humans, two dogs, and two cats. It's a real Noah's Ark furnished with a black sectional couch. Our dogs absolutely hate the vacuum. So much so they will attack the cleaner head with their vicious bite even before we power it on. This makes the task of cleaning our couch extremely unpleasant and nearly impossible. Thanks to Chom Chom, we no longer have this problem! With a simple, quick, SOUNDLESS sweep, we're able to keep our couch pet-hair-free in blissful peace. This tool does an amazing job picking up pet hair but not so much with crumbs. We were so impressed, we gifted these as Christmas presents for all of our pet-loving friends." —Magpie

    28. An angry mama who will soften and dissolve all caked-on food particles that have accumulated over the years — who microwaved that baked ziti that exploded??

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    Just fill it with water (and vinegar if you want), heat it for about five minutes, and all of the grease and grime will wipe off. Zero effort required.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.58.

    Promising review: "Something I didn't believe until I tried it. So easy to follow directions. Was disappointed when I opened microwave to see the filth still on it. Was wishing it would magically taken care of itself. But all it took was a quick swipe with a paper towel and GONE. Loosened everything which is half the process, was sooooo white once cleaned!!" —Max's Mum

    29. A 16-food corded hand vacuum with an ~integrated crevice tool~ so you can get into every nook and cranny of your house. And this ~sucker~ (pun intended) has over 2,400 five-star reviews on Amazon.

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    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    Promising review: "This is such a wonderful vacuum! The fact that it is handheld makes it very easy to store and easy to use. We have an ~600 sq ft studio with all wood floors and it doesn't take more than 10 minutes to vacuum the entire apartment. The crevice tool is incredibly useful for nooks and crannies that gather dust. The attachable nozzle has been great for vacuuming our rug. We have a delicate faux sheepskin rug that really shouldn't be vacuumed using such a powerful tool, but with the nozzle it's much more manageable and doesn't cause too much shedding. The filter is very easy to clean, though fills up pretty quickly so make sure to clean it more frequently than not! The vacuum is also quite loud, but it comes with it being so powerful. I haven't found a good way of tidying up the cord, but normally I just put the vacuum against the wall with the folded cord next to it so it's not a huge problem. Very happy with this purchase, it's made cleaning the apartment so much easier!" —Sting

    30. A jetted tub cleaner that's JUST as easy to use as drawing a bath. But unlike the relaxation lounging amongst the bubbles, this will make you question EVER sitting in a jetted bath or hot tub before — there's so much grossness lurking within.

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    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    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 - the second got just a little more out but wow. So impressed! I can use my jets again!" —Angela B

    31. A set of reusable microfiber cleaning cloths for a streak-free clean on glass surfaces with *just* water — saving you time aaaand money.

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    It comes with two kinds of cloths (four each) — clean the glass with a damp green cloth, then follow up with the dry blue cloth. Shiny!

    Get the set of eight from Amazon for $14.98.

    Promising review: "I couldn't get my windows clean using Windex and newsprint and a lot of elbow grease. There were always streaks and dirt left behind. Enter these things. One quick cleaning, and I do mean quick, and my windows are now cleaner than any windows I've ever cleaned. It's simply amazing. We were all standing around in utter shock and delight before running around trying the cloths on other stuff: the TV, the picture glass. I know it sounds corny, but I couldn't wait to get up this morning, because I woke up in the middle of the night excitedly thinking about trying it on the car today. Yeah, I know....I have an exciting life, right? Buy these now! I wish I'd had them all along. They are truly, truly amazing." —Amazon Customer

    Basically as close as you can get to *actual* magic!

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