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    22 Cleaning Products That Inspired Over 1,000 People To Leave A Five Star Review

    "Clean up, clean up. Everybody, everywhere." —Barney and you after nabbing these products.

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    1. A Mr. Clean Turbo Plunger and Bowl brush caddy set to save more space near your porcelain throne.


    Five-star reviews: 1,260+

    Promising review: "Plungers are a surprisingly difficult thing to buy. You have to make sure they’re sturdy and provide enough suction so that you’re not plunging endlessly to no avail. We’ve had this set for two years and it just works. No matter what the toilet has been clogged with (and I’m a mom of two toddler boys so use your imagination here), this plunger has handled the job masterfully, never requiring more than two to three pushes. The brush is also very functional and sturdy. I’m a huge fan of this set and am actually writing this review as I add a second set to my cart so I can stop shuffling it back and forth between bathrooms." —The Tech Couple

    Price: $14.92

    2. Laundry bags so all your delicates come back clean WITHOUT being destroyed by an aggressive wash cycle. Say it with me: "No 👏🏿 more 👏🏿 misshapen 👏🏿 bras 👏🏿!"


    Five-star reviews: 2,670+

    Promising review: "I am 200% satisfied after using these laundry bags. Both the quality and functionality are great. This set includes seven bags of varying sizes which Is fantastic. The largest bag is big enough for a winter sweater, which I have never seen before! My issues with zipper products are usually that they are cheap and don’t last long, but the Godooda mesh bags have great quality zippers. I was so happy with them that I bought another for my daughter! You will love having a selection of sizes for just about any delicates you may be washing!" —SM

    Price: $6.99+ (available in three styles and different quantities)

    3. An extendable, angular shower scrubber to help you reach every square inch of your tub with no problem. I own this and it helps me clean my shower twice as fast. It won't take up too much space in your bathroom and it'll also be super easy for you to clean the scrubber part. This thing will come in handy for anyone but it's especially a good option for anyone who has neck and/or back pains that prevent them from reaching certain spots in their shower.

    Five-star reviews: 1,262+

    I have asthma so cleaning my bathroom is much more of a task than it is for regular folks. I get winded quickly so I love cleaning products and tools that help me get stuff done faster and easier, which is why this scrubber stick thingy is my JAM. Also, the scrubber part is replaceable so there'll be no buyer's remorse when it wears out from all the scrubbing you're about to do. Also, it's dipped in price since I last peeped it on Amazon so you may want to grab it while it's priced so perfectly 😘.

    Promising review: "Wow!!! This is literally the smartest thing I've ever purchased. I always hated cleaning my tub simply because it takes too much time and effort. Using this, it only takes me a few minutes to clean the tub and the walls of the shower." —Shama Loiseau

    Price: $12.99 and the scrubber refill for $5.99

    4. Glass-cleaning wipes that so many reviewers say will clear up your glasses, tech screens, camera lenses, and more without leaving behind residue.,

    Five-star reviews: 3,080+

    Promising review: "These wipes work for us. We use them on our eyeglasses (that have anti-reflective coatings), phone screens, and computer monitor screens. A single wipe will do both of our glasses and both of our phones. And, there's no streaky residue like we have had in the past with other wipes." —John S.

    Price: $15.99 (comes in a box of 210 individually wrapped wipes)

    5. Washing machine tablets to make laundry day a less irritating experience since they prevent mildew and mold from growing in your washer and reversing all the work you do to your clothes and linens. Buying an entirely new washer? Psssshh! That's for adult-adults and we'll be pushing that very sophisticated purchase back a bit.


    Five-star reviews: 4,270+

    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 tablets left me surprised and delighted for not only did it clean my machine, but it also 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." —Kelli Crawford

    Price: $11.99 (for a pack of six)

    6. Mold and mildew remover gel that'll keep those hard-to-clean nooks and crannies in your home — especially your bathroom — clear of buildup and germs.

    Just apply it, let it sit for six to eight hours, and then scrub away. It's meant to work on tiles, grout, sealants, tubs, sinks, showers, and more. Heads up: For more longstanding mildew buildup, several reviewers noted they had to do more than one treatment for the area but that they did still get results.

    Five-star reviews: 1,700+

    Promising review: "I love having a clean house. My shower has been something that seemed to never get clean enough no matter what I used on it. I have scrubbed and scrubbed this stain with so many other products. This is by far the BEST cleaner I have ever used. I got results after one use. I left it on the surface for 6 hours. I highly recommend this product." —RaeB

    Price: $10

    7. Green Gobbler Drain Clog Dissolver to gobble up hair and other gunk taking up space in your drains in minutes! You can use it for toilets, sinks, and tubs.

    a green bottle with two openings with twist-off caps at the top of it.

    Green Gobbler is plant-based, biodegradable (yayyy environment!), odorless, and non-corrosive so it won't damage your pipes in the process.

    Five-star reviews: 5,430+

    Promising review: "OK... So I have to do a little review on this product BECAUSE I have had a stopped-up kitchen sink and have LITERALLY tried EVERYTHING down to the industrial products with NO luck. I decided to go on Amazon and read a few reviews. This is the one I decided to go with. I only used one chamber, let it sit for an hour, and then used boiling water. My sink is NO LONGER stopped up!!! I saved a plumber bill and this was $11.97. HUGE win for this woman!!" —Tabpeach

    Price: $11.97

    8. A pumice cleaning stone so you get hard-to-remove grime off your toilet bowl, tile floors, grills, sinks, and more. Plus, you'll do it all without getting your hands dirty thanks to that helpful handle.,

    Reviewers especially loved it for getting hard water stains out of their toilets.

    Five-star reviews: 2,470+

    Promising review: "THIS IS THE BEST THING EVERRRRRR!! Our toilets are old and have hard water stains in them. I clean them (admittedly less than) religiously but I could never get the hard water stains off. So, I thought I would give this rock-on-a-stick a try before I ended up smashing all our toilets in frustration and embarrassment. My rock-on-a-stick arrived and, in the words of John Oliver, 'PRAISE BE.' THIS THING IS A MIRACLE WORKER. It requires very little scrubbing and my dang toilets look brand spanking new! Seriously! I am thinking about inviting the Queen over for a nice tinkle because that is how clean my toilets are." —Octomeggo

    Price: $8.99 (also available in a pack of two)

    9. Pet stain remover that'll remove even spots that seem impossible to get out *and* the assaulting odors that can come along with them.

    Very impressive note: At least TWO reviewers put their CSI hats on and straight-up used a blacklight on their carpets to make sure the spots were gone-gone according to science — and per their before-and-afters, they were! 😱

    Five-star reviews: 8,400+

    Promising review: "This is the only cleaner we found to take out really old pet urine stains and the smell!! I poured the cleaner directly onto the stain, let it sit for an hour, and then used a regular rug cleaner with this cleaner again and the stains were gone! Not only did it clean the carpet but it also took out the very strong pet urine smell we had that we couldn't get rid of no matter what we treated it with. This is worth the money and I'll be buying more!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $19.97+ (available in a 32-ounce and one-gallon sizes)

    10. Wood polish and conditioner to make even the most high-traffic wood surfaces in your house look brand-spankin' new. One scroll through the before-and-after pictures for this product on Amazon and it'll be very clear why it has so many five-star reviews.

    Five-star reviews: 4,290+

    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. Our paneling and cabinets were looking rough. 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 blemish. We simply wiped the product on with a paper towel and let it sit for 20 minutes before wiping it off with a clean towel. Everything looks brand new. I'm buying a couple more so we can finish our cabinets and wood paneling. We're so glad we found this product." —Kris

    Price: $8.48

    11. A cooktop cleaning kit so you can treat yourself to a brand new stove without actually having to spend the hundreds of dollars it costs to snag one. The kit comes with a 10-ounce bottle of Cerama Bryte Cooktop Cleaner, one cleaning pad, and one scraper.

    Five-star reviews: 1,480+

    Promising review: "I tried EVERYTHING for two years to get the ring of baked-on grime off of our stovetop. Nothing worked. I figured I’d give this product a go since the kit was just $10. IT’S AMAZING. A little scrape with the razor and a few scrubs with the cleaner and pad. BOOM! Nasty rings around the burners are GONE!" —OperaDiva

    Price: $10.99+ (available in two kit options)

    12. A pet hair removal roller because it's time you started carrying your pet's love all over your heart and not all over your clothes, couch, car, bed, hopes, dreams, visions, etc. Ha! This roller will make everything hair-free with just a few swipes.,

    It'll also remove lint and dander. Plus, it'll be easy to clean since the roller traps the particles in a compartment that you can open up and dump out. The reusability makes it pretty ideal and you won't have to worry about running out of stickies as you would with a traditional lint roller.

    Five-star reviews: 6,450+

    Promising review: "I have searched and searched for a pet hair remover for my furniture that actually works — this is it. It removes all the hair quickly and fully and self cleans. It is so much easier than the disposable rollers — not to mention cheaper and more environmentally friendly. I have ditched those altogether. I’m buying two more for other rooms in my house. Amazing success!!!" —Sophia P.

    Price: $24.95

    13. Bottle Bright tablets so you can stop feeling that little tug of doubt every time you sip from your favorite water bottle about whether or not you got ~every~ bit of nastiness out of it the last time you cleaned it. These tablets will remove the bacteria, stains, and odors that are often left in water bottles and coffee tumblers. Sip in peace, peeps!

    Five-star reviews: 2,120+

    Promising review: "At work, we have stainless steel coffee pots with a plastic top that no one cleans and they are often left on for hours at a time. The bottoms got very gross and someone tried to clean them with hot water and soap but not much happened. I bought these, added hot water and two tablets (since they are bigger than a water bottle), and let the pots sit overnight. So much came off with no scrubbing! I then soaked again for about another hour with two more tablets and almost all of the grime was gone. I did scrub just a tiny bit to get all the stains out with a brush I had... They are almost like new! I did this on two pots and we were all amazed by the results. I'm ordering more so that we can clean regularly since it’s so easy!" —Heather

    Price: $8 (available in two quantities)

    14. A FURemover squeegee broom to handle the pet hair (and um, maybe even your hair?) that's built up in your carpets and almost every other surface of your home (and car). While a shedding pet is the focus, it'll even work with cleaning up water, dirt, and dust.

    Five-star reviews: 4,930+

    Promising review: "I really didn’t expect this to work. We’ve had short-haired cats for years and I had a rubber upholstery brush that never seemed to do anything. Well, we recently got a dog — a black Great Pyrenees mix. There is fur everywhere. Our downstairs is all hard flooring with area rugs and I hate lugging my Shark vacuum every couple of days but just daily sweeping with a regular broom wasn’t cutting it. I decided to take a chance on this broom and I am so happy I did. It takes some elbow grease but it gets the fur off the area rug in my living room... Not only is it great for getting the fur off rugs, but it’s also even better on the hard floors. My regular broom catches some of the hair (which I then have to clean off by hand) but much of it just swirls away in the breeze the sweeping creates. This broom actually collects even the tiny stray hairs and deposits them in the dust pile without me having to get my hands dirty (literally)." —Sarah R.

    Price: $14.99

    15. A wine-stain remover so you don't have to freak out whenever a little vino spills onto your clothes, linens, or furniture. This should help you reverse the damage, ASAP.

    Five-star reviews: 1,120+

    Promising review: "I initially bought this to clean red wine out of fabrics that cannot be cleaned but did so with trepidation because I've tried other products that have only made things worse. Anyway, I didn't have to wait long to test out Wine Away's effectiveness as the first red wine spill happened a couple of weeks later on my wife's brand new, super expensive runner which we weren't supposed to be drinking anywhere near and, of course, is brilliant white. At this point, I had already given up all hope of covering up my tracks but figured I might as well try Wine Away as my last-ditch 'maybe I won't have to sleep on the couch' effort. To my amazement, upon spraying Wine Away on the stain, it immediately cleared up and left no residue or dullness behind. Honestly, I even called my wife in, told her what happened, and had her search for where the stain was and she couldn't find it. Simply amazing stuff. I am now a believer in Wine Away and have used it on not only wine spills but also pet stains on various fabrics and it's always stepped up to the challenge." —Derek

    Price: $6.67

    16. A Conair fabric defuzzer to help you finally get those fuzzy, warm feelings back about your favorite sweatshirt or your old faithful couch.

    Five-star reviews: 6,720+

    Promising review: "I bought this on a whim in last attempts to save my favorite duvet cover. The pills had gotten to the point where it was seriously uncomfortable to sleep with them getting all up in my leg space. I thought I was going to have to get a new duvet cover entirely but then along came this lil' baby. Not only is my duvet cover basically brand new, but I also have found a new hobby. I’m depilling everything — sweatshirts, leggings, blankets, socks, and anything that looks like it needs some love. It does the job quickly and leaves everything looking fresh. I’m obsessed. I can’t stop. I should send this back. I’ve started asking if my neighbors need anything depilled. I’m going to buy one of these for everyone in my life. Everyone needs to own this. Take it away from me." —Sydney Jensen

    Price: $11.99+ (available in six colors and in battery-operated or rechargeable options)

    17. Magic Eraser Sponges so marks and stains come completely off the surfaces in your home without you having to put in too much effort. Just wet it a little and watch it work!

    Five-star reviews: 1,310+

    Promising review: "Hey! Did I tell you Mr. Clean and his Magic sponges changed my life?! I live in an apartment that very quickly gets gross and grubby due to oldness and I use these suckers on *everything*. I don't recommend using them on matte walls but I do anyway, to erase scuffs. I use them on my kitchen floor which is disgusting thanks to the '60s floor tiles that are peeling off the floor, and my Siamese cat who eats his wet food while standing on his plate and then walks around leaving little paw prints of grossness. I use the sponges to clean everything in my bathroom and kitchen. There's nothing more satisfying than wiping your stove with a damp Mr. Clean, turning it over, and seeing the tint of filth. Even if you think you have an immaculate kitchen, (and your friends say, 'OMG, your house! It's so clean! I wish my house was so immaculate!' when they visit.) Mr. Clean will prove to you otherwise." —Customer Review

    Price: $7.97

    18. A diamond cleaning stick to remove the gunk from your jewelry and make it twinkle and shine like the day you got it.

    Five-star reviews: 2,770+

    Promising review: "Trust me. This PAINS me to say this. My wallet is hurting. This $5 stick outperforms my $90 jewelry steamer. Forget the jewelry store cleaning. Do it at home and your rings will look BETTER. I have a morganite band that I seldom wore because the stones are impossible to clean and they're ugly when they're cloudy....well... The morganite now looks good as new." —Jenna

    Price: $6.99

    19. Oven cleaner that'll transform your stove into an actual clean space for you to cook your dinner in instead of the dirty dungeon it currently is 😬.

    It's lemon-scented and fume-free! Yay!

    Five-star reviews: 1,020+

    Promising review: "Woah, Mama this stuff works! I have an oven I’ve embarrassingly neglected for five years. I did as the other reviewers stated and sprayed it on and let it sit overnight, then cleaned up the next day. It literally wiped up with a damp sponge. No scrubbing necessary! I will mention, however, that the directions state to cover the heating elements first with aluminum foil. I didn’t read the directions prior to using it (whoops!) and sprayed the product directly onto my heating element which made it a little more difficult to clean as they don’t come out. I just had to make sure to clean that area extra well and really get in the nooks and crannies. I also got a spray bottle full of water and REALLY sprayed all over it to rinse the area very well after wiping up the grime. Then, I simply dried it all up with a clean rag. I’m so glad I found this product and I solemnly swear I will not wait another five years to clean my oven ever again!" —Rebecca

    Price: $6.44

    20. A microfiber mop and hands-free wringing bucket set so you can get your floors sparkling clean without burning out all the energy in your body and needing to pass out in bed afterward. The mop is designed to help you get into corners easily and wring it by just pressing your foot to a pedal on the bucket.


    You can also remove the mop head and it's machine-washable but you might want to snag some back-ups (sold separately) so you can toss the dirty one into the washing machine, leave it for your laundry day, and still have your mop readily available.

    Five-star reviews: 7,240+

    Promising review: "I'm the queen of never mopping because I hate it more than anything else. I will literally only mop maybe once or twice a YEAR. A friend who is a house cleaner recommended I try the O-Cedar Easy Wring mop and bucket. I tried it for the first time today. It's so easy to fill up, carry around with the handle, and wringing it out using the foot pedal is, dare I say, FUN!!! TIP: Hold the handle extremely lightly in your hand so the handle will spin when you wring. I like that I was able to wring more for a drier mop for my laminate and hardwood floors) and wring less for my linoleum and tile that needed a deeper clean. It's easy to dump the water when done. I will definitely be using this mop more frequently than once a year!" —B. Nichols

    Price: $29.98 and the mop refill for $7.93+ (available as a single and in other quantities)

    21. A septic-safe jetted tub system cleaner to clean the gunk out of backed-up tub jets so you can get back to having relaxing (and non-dirty 😬) bubble baths.,

    Five-star reviews: 3,010+

    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

    Price: $16.99 (one bottle does four rinses)

    22. Drill brushes to remove grit and grime dang near anywhere in your home including stoves, grills, bathroom tiles, tubs, sinks, showers, and way more.

    Heads up, peeps: The drill is NOT included. It's a set of three brushes that will attach to your existing drill (or the new one you're about to snag) so you can clean more efficiently.

    Promising review: "I bought this on a whim because my walk-in shower is just a pain to clean. I'm 51 and I guess I've just been old school with how I clean, so I was hand-scrubbing it for years. The FIRST time I used this to clean my shower, it took five minutes AND it scrubbed my shower cleaner than it has been in years. In the corners, the floor, the glass door... everything came out squeaky clean. I'm NEVER cleaning my shower by hand again." —Terry

    Price: $14.95 (available in six colors and with a 90-day money-back guarantee)

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