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    34 Products That'll Help You Get A Jump Start On Spring Cleaning

    Use these products with a little elbow grease and you can avoid cleaning again until *next* spring.

    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 β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A wood polish and conditioner that'll have your coffee table looking so nice and new it'll be like you actually used those Christmas coasters you re-gifted weeks ago.

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    Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely amazing. My wife and I were getting tired of looking at our worn-out cabinets and wood paneling and were very close to paying a professional thousands of dollars to refinish it all, but then we came across this product. We have two dogs that jumped up and scratched places, we also had an area that was damaged by water spots where our dog bowls were, and several other areas that were just worn from heavy traffic. This stuff was like a magic eraser for water spots, scratches, scuffs, and any other blemishes. We simply wiped the product on with a paper towel and let is sit for 20 minutes before wiping it off with a clean towel. Everything looks brand new." β€”Kris

    Get a bottle on Amazon for $8.48.

    2. A powder polish for giving your kitchenware a well-deserved scrub after you watch Beauty and the Beast and start feeling guilty about the condition of your own flatware friends.

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    Promising review: "I got some gunk on the outside of a stainless steel pan which I was very fond of and could NOT get the crap off. It ended up in the dishwasher and the gunk turned into something like thick, permanent enamel. I did a Google search and found this was highly recommended. I used it, and it worked! I made a paste, painted it on half the pan, left it, came back, scrubbed with a no-scratch scrubber, and it came off. It’s gone. I’m definitely going to keep this stuff around." β€”Arlington Anne

    Get it from Amazon for $7.19.

    3. A pack of melamine erasers – they're gonna clean your walls so well it'll be like your daughter's abstract-marker masterpiece never ended up on your living room wall in the first place.

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    Promising review: "I own a cleaning business and have spent a small fortune on the name brand. I clean everything from condo rentals to long term lease/residential rentals and I have had to clean unimaginable NASTY, I mean 'pics or it didn't happen' kind of nasty and these cut right through it. These work just as well as the name brand, if not better, and they seem to last a little longer!" β€”Keisha Marie

    Get a pack of 20 from Amazon for $8.95.

    4. A powerful no-rinse stain remover sure to remove every accidental spill in your space – yes, even the red wine you inevitably drop when The Bachelor gets too intense.

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    Pilot Pete, you doing alright buddy??

    Promising review: "I had terrible rust and oil stains all over the seats of my car. I tried other cleaners to get them out, but they actually made the stains darker. I took it to the dealership to see if they could get it out and they flat out told me no, so I gave up and lived with it for almost five years. Then I tried this after it was recommended by a friend. I sprayed it on and literally watched the stain run right off my seat. It was amazing! I thought I was going to have to pay hundreds of dollars to replace the seats in my car because nothing else would work. This stuff really is awesome!" β€”Brittany

    Get it from Amazon for $17.46.

    5. An extendable microfiber duster set, because your high ceilings make your apartment a great place to live but a rather difficult place for your short self to dust.

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    This includes an adjustable handle that extends from 22 to 44 inches and a machine washable duster.

    Promising review: "I just moved into a new rental. The ceiling fans were absolutely covered in dust. I figured this thing would do its job and rub the dust off and onto the floor. It absolutely exceeded all my expectations. It cleaned all the dust off and very little fell. It held the dust. This is a great product. I would definitely buy it again." β€”Mallory

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    6. A pack of biodegradable cleaning wipes sure to clean up every surface of your place until it shines bright like a diamond (well, bright like freshly scrubbed linoleum).

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    To learn more about how fast these work, check out my BuzzFeed coworker's post "I Lived By The One-Minute Rule For An Entire Week".

    Promising review: "Okay, so I'm lazy. Using a reusable cleaning cloth and a spray-on cleaner might save me a little money. But these are easy to use, don't require washing, do a good job of cleaning up the kitchen and bathrooms, and are compostable so can be thrown into my lawn waste bin. What's not to like??" β€”bargain hunter

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $14.88.

    7. A pumice stone – it's gonna break apart the worst hard water buildup on toilets and tubs and truly ~rock~ your world.

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    Promising review: "I have a 19-year-old master bathroom toilet that had accumulated some nasty stains over time which regular toilet brushes and cleaning products just would not remove. Decided to try this pumice stone, figuring that the worst that could happen would be that it scratched the porcelain and I'd have to replace the toilet. Which was what I would have had to have done anyway, if I couldn't get the disgusting stains out. Pumice stone worked like a charm! Given the nature and severity of the stains, it required some elbow grease, but 10 minutes later I have a new-looking bowl, and I see no signs of scratching. Am very happy with this purchase...well worth the very low price!" β€”Happy Retiree

    Get it on Amazon for $7.99.

    8. A foaming garbage disposal cleaner that'll clean out your sink so your landlord doesn't dispose of your deposit when you try and move out this summer.

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    Promising review: "After seeing it say it only takes two minutes (mine was closer to four) I thought there was no way it would work. But I can literally hear how much easier the disposal spins. I can see the metal which used to be black. I'm in an apartment where it has probably never been cleaned. I didn't even know the second sink drain was white until this. It had a layer of brown gunk. Simply amazing, I'm shocked how well this stuff works." β€”J. Peace

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $5.94.

    9. A jetted tub cleaner for jets that have filled with dead skin cells, dirt, and bacteria-filled buildup because your "treat yourself" baths did not involve cleaning up afterwards.

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    To use, just run your water, pour in some cleaner, and start your jets. It only takes 15 minutes!

    Promising review: "This stuff is seriously amazing! I am relentless about cleaning my tub because I use it so often. Before I purchased this, I used the typical homemade recipe of bleach and powdered dishwashing soap. I’d have to run two or three cycles to get it crystal clear. One cycle with this stuff, 15 minutes, and the results are amazing! I first ran my tub with the solution, then drained it and wiped it down with a sponge. When I refilled the tub up and reran the jets, I kid you not the water was CRYSTAL CLEAR! I’m so impressed!" β€”Chelsea

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    10. A squeegee broom you're especially gonna want when spring hits and with it, your Irish setter's shedding season.

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    This even works on hardwood floors!

    Promising review: "This thing just plain works. We got a mature golden retriever last year and were told he didn't shed. Then in the spring he started shedding badly. We were tired of hair everywhere and I found this product on a whim one day. I ordered it and it was tough at first. The bristles pulled the hair up but then caught the tufts and spread them around. I found that using short quick strokes with the rake turned upside down got the best results. The backside is like a squeegee and helps pull the hair up in long rolls and keeps the hair in one big pile." β€”Nick V.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.33.

    11. A three-pack of mold and mildew stain-removing spray sure to clean the mysteriously face-like stain above your bed. It's time to put that nightmare to rest.

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    Promising review: "This is seriously the most amazing stuff. My bathroom has no ventilation at all, so we've been struggling with mold/mildew. Not any more!! Within a minute, it was disappearing!" β€”Missy Lehman

    Get them from Amazon for $27.50.

    12. A roll of machine washable reusable bamboo towels that'll be great for your place, and *our* place...Mother Nature will totally thank you.

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    Promising review: "You want strong, tough, and absorbent? Here you go. These towels drink up water without falling apart and dripping all over. The area by my dog's bowl usually takes two or three paper towels to wipe up the mess, but it only takes one of these. And it is not sopping by the end. These towels clean extremely well and are eco-friendly. How can you go wrong? An excellent value!" β€”Kitt McComb

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99.

    13. A rust stain remover for helping your shower sparkle even if your ~rusty~ cleaning skills left it neglected for far too long.

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    Promising review: "I used it on our tubs, toilets, sinks, and shower. It took one bottle of this stuff to achieve the same result as three bottles of other brands. I will buy this again hands-down. I just sprayed, walked away for a few minutes, and wiped and rinsed." β€”Carrie D.

    Get it from Amazon for $4.98.

    14. A pack of dishwasher cleaning tablets to rid your washer of any lime scale or mineral buildup and thus, clean your dishes in a machine that's actually clean.

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    Promising review: "Works extremely well. We haven't done any cleaning on our dishwasher in five years, and the sliding trays were tough to pull out and push in, there was detergent build up all over the inside, and there was a milky film on all our cups. I bought this, ran the dishwasher with two tablets while it was empty, and the difference was astounding. There was still some build up and I figured it would require another cycle, so I popped another two tablets in, ran the machine a second time, and now it looks and sounds brand new. No more film on the glasses, no more dirty dishes from clogged sprayers, no more odors, and no more build-up around the door seals." β€”Martoune

    Get a pack of six tablets on Amazon for $5.33.

    15. And a mold- and mildew-removing gel that clings to the grime on tiles and edges so well you're gonna cling to *it* whenever your grout starts looking gross.

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    Promising review: "Wow! I would give this 10 stars if I could. We've had issues for a few years with the caulking behind the handle of our kitchen faucet turning black from mildew. We've scrubbed with what seems like a million different products, with no luck. We were actually just talking about ripping out the caulking and doing a total replacement. But, my husband saw this online the other day and decided to order it. Almost immediately when he applied it, you could see it was starting to work. We left it on overnight and the black is COMPLETELY GONE! It's incredible. 1000% worth the (small) investment." β€”Nicole D.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    16. A fume-free oven cleaner that'll eliminate all evidence of the lasagna you attempted to make...turns out tomato sauce looks an awful lot like a crime scene. Now you know.

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    Promising review: "Oh man, this stuff is awesome! I sprayed and left it on overnight. I had no idea what to expect. I took a paper towel and started wiping out the oven. The grime just melted away. I am VERY pleased!" β€”KsGrl444

    Get it from Amazon for $6.44.

    17. A two-pack of Bon Ami – people have been using it since 1886 to polish windows, mirrors, ceramic, cast iron, and more! Use this and you can show off your clean surfaces (and historical knowledge) during your dorm's next cleaning check.

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    Promising review: "I'm continuously surprised that Bon Ami isn't more popular! It works great on just about everything, it's nontoxic, and it doesn't scratch. I've even used it on my chrome bathroom fixtures. I've used it to scrub oil stains on the garage floor, lipstick off kids' toys, baseboards, shower doors, toilets, sinks, my smooth-top stove, and range hood. It's never scratched once and it works so well! This is a classic product that still works better than the new stuff." β€”Kathleen G.

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99.

    18. A box of OxiClean stain remover that'll wash every slip, spill, and stain that comes your way.

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    Promising review: "I had a stained mattress that I'd been covering with a mattress pad for years. As I was preparing for a move, I decided to give this a try and see if it could remove the stains that had been there for well over SEVEN YEARS. I honestly don't even remember what caused the stains, but it removed them! I honestly can't believe the results. I wish I'd done this sooner!" β€”Little Greek

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98.

    19. A charming TV-shaped sponge holder to give you something to watch while you work. And to drain your sponge in an upright position, keeping it dry and free of gunk.

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    This set includes a suction cup TV sponge holder and two dishwasher-safe, non-scratch polyester sponges.

    Be sure to check out our picks for the best kitchen sponges on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Get it from Amazon for $7.

    20. A drill brush kit that'll make the *one* power tool you own a tad more useful.

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    Each of the three brushes in this kit are made of scratch-safe nylon and can attach to any cordless drill. They are designed to be switched for small spaces, flat surfaces, and large corners so that you can use whichever brush best fits your cleaning needs.

    Promising review: "I let my tub get extra dirty on purpose because I knew this brush set was coming. In five minutes my tub was sparkling clean. This item is no joke. The flat brushes are awesome for big surfaces and the cone brush hits the hard to reach corners. I liked them so much I bought a set for my mom." β€”Jason B.

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

    21. A hanging bamboo scrub brush is gonna clear off your grout and tiles so well, you'll forget those Airbnbers even stood in your shower.

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    Promising review: "This is the best product I have ever used to clean grout. When we moved into our apartment the bathroom walls were ugly and discolored. I used this with a cream cleaner and it was so nice and bright. The best part is the construction is really sturdy. I'll get many many uses out of it! And not that it really matters, but it's really pretty." β€”becky

    Get it from Amazon for $5.83 (available in three colors).

    22. An odor-free bamboo charcoal bag for eliminating odors in your closet and keeping your clothes smelling as fresh as the day you impulse-bought them.

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    Use this in your closet or throw it in your car or bathroom to keep things smelling sweet anywhere where you're stuck sitting and smelling your surroundings.

    Promising review: "I live in a very hot climate and had a gallon of milk spill in my car. You can only imagine the stench. I tried everything to get rid of it but nothing worked. My kids refused to drive with me. When I finally used this purifying bag the smell disappeared overnight. I can't explain it. I'm not sure how it works but trust me, buy it." β€”Timothy Parker

    Get it from Amazon for $9.83 (available in three scents).

    23. A pack of copper mesh wire scourers that'll scrape away the mess left behind from the Pinterest fail that basically killed your kitchen.

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    Promising review: "These scouring pads are soft enough to safely clean pots and pans, yet hard enough to outlast pure copper pads. After two months and perhaps 20-30 scrubbings I would normally be on my second copper scrubber, but these pads still show hardly any wear and tear." β€”Gary Hoffman

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in three styles).

    24. A spray of Rain-X to not only keep your windshield safe from spring storms, but also protect your glass shower door from unwanted water stains.

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    Promising review: "This is an amazing product. Just spray it on your windshield and it easily repels water. The water simply bubbles and sheets away as you drive. I've found other uses for it as well. I have glass enclosures for my shower stalls and to keep the glass super clear and not stained with water marks, I treat it with this. I recommend buying this original Rain-X for indoor and outdoor water treatments." β€”Lesley Chung

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $38.90.

    25. A hand vacuum that'll help make your bed a clean place to rest your head, even if it is also the place you go to secretly eat from your roommate's bag of chips when they're at yoga.

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    Promising review: "Can I express my love for a vacuum? I shall! This vacuum is top notch! I use it daily! And by using it daily, I mean I carry it around when I'm bored and suck dust off of random crap. I was a sheltered child, we didn't have portable vacuums. We had big clunky 200-pound Hoover dam vacuums. It miniaturizes everything and yet leaves all the potency. Like a bee with the venom of king cobra." β€”Jaron McFall

    Get it from Amazon for $55.26.

    26. A pack of two reusable microfiber cloths you can use both inside the house and outside (where the spring is actually happening).

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    Promising review: "I recently purchased these and was pleasantly surprised at how streak-free the windows turned out. I use two cloths – one for the outside and one for the inside. I was really surprised by how nice the bathroom and hall mirrors turned out. I wouldn't hesitate to purchase these again. They're wonderful." β€”AMA

    Get them from Amazon for $25.

    27. A lovely scented cleaning vinegar for an organic way to uplift your space this year.

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    Promising review: "I'm kind of obsessed with this (the things you get obsessed with once you are over a certain age). It smells great, cleans perfectly, and is an alternative to spraying your counter tops with potentially harmful chemicals. I use it in the kitchen, dining room, and bathroom." β€”Jarrett Spagnoli

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49 (available in four aromas).

    28. A box of chore sticks to help your kiddos stick with keeping the house clean by making the process seem slightly more like fun and games.

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    This box comes with 50 total chore sticks to draw from – 42 printed sticks and eight blank sticks to customize for more specific chores at your place.

    Promising review: "Forget chore charts, these chore sticks are amazing! Our kids, (12, 10 and eight ) are voluntarily doing chores so they can choose a stick! I love that there are blank sticks to add in our own chores to fit our family. These are perfect! You won’t be disappointed! These are a fun way to get kids excited to do chores!" β€”Lulu Finn

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    29. An automatic pool cleaner – it may remind you of every terrifying pool scene in Paranormal Activity, but it'll also clean your pool so well it's scary.

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    Literally this thing is called a Kreepy Krawly because it CLIMBS WALLS LIKE A DEMON. But I mean, it's also a perfect pool pump that requires no tools to assemble and no electricity. Attach it to an existing filtration system and use a 1600 GHP pump for best use.

    Promising review: "I've been a Prime member for years and yet I've never gotten off my butt and written a single review. Well, this product finally got me to do just that. I am a newer pool owner and am slowly figuring out how to maintain it. I went to old trusty Amazon and searched for highly rated automatic pool cleaners until I found this unit. The reviews were phenomenal, but at less than a quarter of the price of other pool cleaners, it was difficult to believe this could be that great. I am happy to report that this cleaner is everything it purports to be. I leave it plugged in my side vacuum port and it begins working as soon as the pump turns on. I have a large pool and run the pump for six hours every day and my pool is spotless. It works perfectly. Please take it from me, if you are looking for an in-ground automatic pool cleaner, save yourself $300+ and buy this unit. It works just as well, if not better." β€”Eric

    Get it from Amazon for $76.55.

    30. A Swiffer WetJet to easily clean both wet and dry floors, making your apartment so sparkly your landlord won't ever figure out your new roommate Murphy is actually a 65-pound labradoodle.

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    This kit includes one mop, five cleaning pads, and one cleaning solution but you can also stock up on refills of the cleaning solution and mopping pads whenever you need!

    Promising review: "This is the perfect mop for two total bros who live together. I used this and cleaned up a real sloppy mess yesterday, no problem. I'm thoroughly impressed!" β€”Charlie

    Get it from Amazon for $24.94.

    31. A microwave cleaner so you can easily wipe away the build-up in your microwave before anyone gets mad about the mess.

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    Promising review: "This thing is amazing! I don't do a great job of keeping my microwave clean, nor do I make much effort to prevent splatters generally, so my microwave was downright disgusting by the time this little beauty arrived. With one use, everything caked on came off sooooo easily. It's like a whole new microwave in there! I can't believe I didn't invest in this sort of thing sooner. And it's a bonus that it's fun to watch a volcano erupt in your microwave while it's working its magic!" β€”Stephanie

    Get it from Amazon for $8.58.

    32. A multi-surface polish that's basically make every surface in your home a shiny mirror until next year.

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    Promising review: "I'M SO IMPRESSED! I purchased this recently because it looked like a good product from the description, but once I started using it I couldn't believe the results. It has a fresh and natural lemon scent that is really refreshing. This is a clay cleaner, meaning it is natural and super effective. I cleaned my stainless-steel sink, the scum form the shower doors, the bathroom sink and counter top, the kitchen granite counters, cooktop, inside my oven, and my baked-on pans. And I did all of this with no effort. Even with all of my cleaning it's clear that this will go a long way. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND SHADAZZLE!" β€”Rich Davidson

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    33. A seriously effective drain kit to clean away the unearthly mess in your pipes, because IT has nothing on what's lurking in your shower drain.

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    Includes three packs of drain dissolver and a free drain hair grabber.

    Promising review: "We recently had a major back-up with water coming up into the tub, out of the shower stall drain, even coming out the base of the toilet (don't ask me how that happens). We put a package of this in the toilet, the bath, and the shower stall. Within 30 minutes the water drained out. This is great stuff. We ordered two more boxes to have on hand for regular use." β€”P. Pike

    Get it from Amazon for $17.49.

    34. And finally, a darling toilet-scrubbing brush for anyone who wants their bathroom looking as sweet as cherry pie.

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    Promising review: "This is a stylish way to decorate your bathroom without seeing all the mess. I love it." β€”Toni R.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    TFW you've cleaned every surface until it sparkles:

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