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

    Use these 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 — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A wood and leather conditioner and all purpose concentrate — two handcrafted *masterpieces* for people who fully believe a clean home is a work of art worthy of high-quality products.

    Humble Suds

    Owners Holli and Jennifer started their small business, Humble Suds, with a goal to bring "cleaning back to its humble beginnings." The shop is based in Denver, Colorado.

    Get the conditioner for $19.55 and the concentrate for $12.95 (available in three scents) from Humble Suds on Etsy.

    2. 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.

    Child holding up large popsicle stick that says "clean bedroom"

    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!" —Lulu Finn

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    3. 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.

    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." —Arlington Anne

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $13.99.

    4. A pack of oxo-biodegradable bags because, despite Punxsutawney Phil's predictions, yard work is just around the corner. Grab these bags so you can clean up grass and leaves without creating plastic trash in the process.

    Roll of garbage bags
    Public Goods

    This small business is based in New York, NY!

    Promising review: "These are great for about two weeks worth of paper in a five-adult household who all get lots of deliveries with paper packing material. They are also strong enough not to tear when weird shapes go in." —Corinne C.

    Get 25 bags from Public Goods for $8.50.

    5. 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.

    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!" —Keisha Marie

    Get a pack of 20 from Amazon for $9.95.

    6. A natural room spray set — grab this set of three and keep them in the rooms that seem to always be smelling up your space. Bathrooms, mud rooms, and *cough* your teen's room *cough* are sure to be a spray away from smelling fresh!

    Three bottles, two strays and one dropper bottle
    Taylor Infused

    BTW, this Black-owned small business is based in Maryland! This particular set includes two room sprays and a fragrance oil.

    Promising review: "These are a great deal and they keep my house and my car smelling good." —Paul A.

    Get it from Taylor Infused for $36.50 (available in 15 aromas).

    7. A powerful no-rinse stain remover that'll remove every accidental spill in your space. Yes, even the red wine you inevitably drop when Wanda Vision gets too intense.,

    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!" —Brittany

    Get it from Amazon for $12.65.

    8. A kitchen brush set designed to give you a zero-waste cleaning solution, because you shouldn't ~brush~ off eco-friendly options when it comes to keeping your place lookin' perfect.

    A cardboard box with bamboo tools and towels
    Plantish Future

    This small business is owned by Lydia Li and located in Toronto, Canada.

    Promising review: "This is exactly as pictured and I am so happy with my purchase! Solid craftsmanship, dense bristles, and excellent value! What more do you need??" —tvayalilkollattu

    Get it from Plantish Future on Etsy for $17.96+ (available in five kits).

    9. A pack of three biodegradable cleaning wipes that'll clean up every surface of your place until it shines bright like a diamond (well, bright like freshly scrubbed linoleum).

    Green Works / Facebook, Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed

    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??" —bargain hunter

    Get it from Amazon for $26.18.

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

    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!" —Happy Retiree

    Get it on Amazon for $8.99.

    11. A disinfectant spray that works on upholstry, backpacks, luggage, cushions, and other hard surfaces, killing 99.9% of most bacteria, fungi, and the like. This is great for parents who are making sure their surfaces don't just look clean, but are actually the-baby-will-be-licking-this-sofa-today clean.

    Spray can of product
    Office Depot

    Promising review: "I love this spray. It’s not a strong aerosol smell like others, where when you spray you're coughing and dying from how strong it is (lol). It has a perfect scent and does great a great job sanitizing. I totally recommend it!" —Customer002

    Get it from Office Depot for $7.49.

    12. 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.

    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." —J. Peace

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $4.10.

    13. 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.

    Bath tub bubbled up with brown spots where the jets are being cleaned out

    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!" —Chelsea

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

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

    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." —Nick V.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98.

    15. An all-natural sampler pack for folks trying out a more eco-friendly cleaning system, and want to find a high-quality product in a smell that they love.

    Several bottles of cleaning products in small bottles
    Good Vibes

    This Black- and woman-owned small business is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. And all the products are plant based! This sample set has two ounce bottles of the Frankincense & Myrrh, Nag Champa, Sandalwood, Ocean Views, Sagilmint, and Phresh concentrates.

    Promising review: "I love that this sampler is available. I love every single scent. How do I choose?! Thank you for making a product that works well!" —Rainbow Rae

    Get it from Good Vibes for $15.

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


    Promising review: "I use a shameful amount of paper towels and these make feel so much less wasteful! I mostly use them to cover my cat’s food while I microwave it since I don’t want it splattering all over the microwave and my cat is extremely picky and will not eat cold food. These work great for that." —CH

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99.

    17. A fume-free oven cleaner – it's gonna 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.

    Hand with sponge wiping off grime from oven

    Promising review: "I used this on my mom's 1950's waffle maker that had congealed gunk from years of non use. This stuff just MELTED it off! I had it cleaned in record time, and I doubt it had been that clean since the '50s! This is amazing stuff, I am definitely stocking up. It had very little, if any, odor and I did not need to use heat. I just sprayed it on, let it sit a few minutes, and wiped/cleaned it off." —Anonymous

    Get it from Walmart for $4.24.

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

    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!" —Little Greek

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98.

    19. 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.

    Can of Bon Ami with the product spread onto a tabletop

    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." —Kathleen G.

    Get them from Amazon for $9.49.

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

    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." —Jason B.

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

    21. A hand vacuum to 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 out jogging.

    Handheld vacuum between a tight fit from wall to sofa

    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." —Anonymous 423

    Get it from Amazon for $59.

    22. A hanging bamboo scrub brush – it's gonna clear off your grout and tiles so well, you're gonna forget those Airbnbers even stood in your shower.


    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." —becky

    Get it from Amazon for $7.77 (available in four colors).

    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.

    Several bright scouring pads placed on dishes

    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." —Gary Hoffman

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

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

    Cleaner bottle on bathroom sink

    Promising review: "Unlike many cleaners, this one cuts through soap scum and I find it the best all-natural sink and tub cleaner. I've tried many eco-friendly cleaners and they all have pluses and minuses but this is one of my favorites because it actually removes grime. It can easily clean kitchen and bathroom sinks, wipe off bathtub residue, and even cuts through bathroom smells. The scent washes away and dissipates soon after use and does not hurt your nose like harsh chemicals. I really recommend this brand!!" —A

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

    25. 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.

    Large automatic cleaner beside pool

    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." —Eric

    Get it from Amazon for $79.32.

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

    Promising review: "This is something I didn't believe until I tried it. It's so easy to follow the directions written on angry mama. All it took was a quick swipe with a paper towel and GONE. It loosened everything, which is half the process, and it was sooooo white once cleaned!! I would buy this as gifts." —max's mum

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    27. A multi-surface polish that'll basically make every surface in (and outside) your home a shiny mirror until next year.

    Two PVC chairs in backyard. One covered in weathered stains and gray, the other white and clean after being washed with product.

    Promising review: "This is my favorite all-purpose bathroom cleaner!!! I use it to polish copper, stainless, etc. I have seen similar cleaners sell for about four times the cost through independent sales people. Get this instead!!!" —C. Yates

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    28. And a darling bottle brush set, because spring is a time for babies and thus, bottles that have gotta be washed.


    Promising review: "These are very cute! There is a lot of variety to the shape and size of the brushes. I love that I do not have to use my dish drying rack to hold a bottle brush. The container comes apart to dump the water that collects inside." —Jackie

    Get it from Target for $14.99.

    What your place is gonna feel like once spring cleaning is over:


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