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    30 Things That’ll Completely Transform How You Clean The House

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    1. Nontoxic plant-based glass cleaner to help you get your *wipe challenge* done with something that'll smell like Heaven, be good for the environment, and be safe to use around kids and pets.

    the spray bottle in the scent "rosemary citrus"
    PUR HOME

    The glass cleaner is free of harmful ingredients like parabens, synthetic fragrances, dyes, ammonia, and more. The bottle's also bio-degradable so when it's time to throw it away, it'll decompose properly without harming the earth or its animals.

    Promising review: "This is now my go-to for window cleaning! No smearing and it smells really good. I bought it with the thought that it might leave behind smears so I'd use it on windows behind blinds but now I use it on everything. I was greatly surprised and I'm really happy with this product." —Breezy

    Get it from PUR HOME for $10 (available in two scents).

    2. An extendable, angular shower scrubber that'll help you hit every spot in your tub with no problem. I own this and it helps me clean my shower twice as fast.

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    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.

    Promising review: "Wow!!! It's 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." —Gino

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 and the scrubber refill for $7.14.

    3. A handled scrubber so you can clean and remove buildup and your fingers won't have to touch the part that pulls up the grime. A bonus? The scrubber is replaceable so you won't have to toss the whole thing when it wears out.

    the scrubber
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    Reviewers also noted that this scrubber helps prevent you from nicking your hands when you're scrubbing aggressively and that its angular shape helps to get into corners easier. I own this and I really like that the sponge part is not super soft and squishy like a regular sponge. It's actually pretty stiff to make the scrubbing easier. I also think that helps it to dry faster than the average sponge.

    Promising review: "Really well-designed, seems like they were made by people who actually clean and actually use the tools. You can put pressure on them and they hold up. The grip and shape are great. Your hand does not get tired, and it is protected from nicks and scrapes. Along with cleansing powder and water, these do the job. I think if you buy one you will be happy with it. They don't do the job for you, but they make the job you do turn out much better and be much easier." —Design Magic
    Get it from Amazon for $6.89.

    4. A touchless trashcan with a motion sensor that'll pop open the lid whenever you want to throw anything away. It also comes with a lemon-scented fragrance cartridge so it'll hold the dirty stinky trash smells in and instead let a citrus-y smell out.

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    The trash can runs on an AC adapter (included) or four AA batteries which are sold separately.

    Promising review: "I was very skeptical of an 'automated' garbage can so I started with this small one for our guest bathroom. We love it so much that it's now in our bathroom and I will be ordering the 23-gallon one for our kitchen and a second one for the guest bathroom. It's quiet, has easy operation, and it looks sleek and modern." —Theparkerhouse

    Get it from Amazon for $48.70+ (available in two colors and two sizes) and the AA batteries for $6.44.

    5. A laundry sorter cart that'll be your file cabinet for clothes so you avoid those monster pileups.

    four fabric bags shaped like squares and hanging from a metal frame which is on wheels. The bags read "darks," "whites," "work," and "linens" from left to right.
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    You can label your darks, whites, work pieces, and linens, and then wash whichever bag is full first. These labeled bags will also help you find that ~one~ dirty clothing piece that you want to wash individually to wear again before the next big laundry day.

    Promising review: "So I purchased this to organize and create a laundry system. Up until this point, I used one basket for everything. Wow. What a time-saver this has been. I now do wash when any baby (2) or adult (2) are running low on their clothes. My husband is size L or XL and just one of the bags held one week's worth of clothes. This most definitely simplified my laundry." —Mackenzie

    Get it from Amazon for $38.87 (available in three colors; free shipping).

    6. A dishwasher cleaner and disinfectant to snatch up all the rust, grease, and other nasty mess that likes to camp out in there. This way, your machine will actually clean your dishes properly without you have to re-run it.

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    It'll also kill salmonella and E. coli! Woot!

    Promising review: "I started getting white streaks all over my dishes. That never happened before. I thought it was my detergent and changed it but saw no difference. I kept getting 'clean' dishes with this weird white film on them. I would wash them by hand then put them back in the dishwasher and white film again! Then, I did an internet search to figure out what was going on (a dishwasher is an incredibly simple piece of machinery.) Found this! Bought it. Used it. Dishes are clean again!" —Carey Holzman

    Get a pack of six tablets from Amazon for $5.99.

    7. Green Gobbler drain clog dissolver to unclog your pipes and liquefy built-up hair in mere minutes. This'll be the jam if you're creeped out by the mere idea of touching a Flexisnake and pulling up gunk.

    A reviewer's hand holds the bottle of clog dissolved. It has two openings at the top of ti closed with twist-off caps
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    The formula is nontoxic and odorless.

    Promising review: "I had a stubborn toilet clog which neither my son nor I could clear with a plunger or a snake. I bought this product with hope but skepticism. I used it the night I received it and when I flushed in the morning, nothing happened... until I got back to my bedroom and heard the water go down!! I like to use 'green' products that are effective. I'm sold on this one!" —Leland Girl

    Get it from Amazon for $11.97.

    8. Cleaning packets that'll only require you to stick the packet into your garbage disposal and turn it on. The packet will eliminate the odor it can get from all the food it knocks down for you — without any failed attempts at squeezing your hand down into the abyss with a sponge.

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    BTW, it's lemon-scented and the packets are biodegradable so they won't screw up the environment once they go down your drain and out into the sewage.

    Promising review: "We moved into a townhouse that had a garbage disposal in the kitchen. I never had one growing up and didn't think too much about it until the funky smell started. I researched ways to clean it and came across these. I decided to order a four-pack and try them. THEY ARE LIFE-CHANGING. Just run some water, toss the packet in, and turn on the disposal. The little packet does all the hard work for you. I order a new set as soon as we start to run low." —Lucas Brothers

    Get them from Amazon for $10.89+ (available in multiple quantities).

    9. A magnetic chore chart to involve everyone in the house in all your cleaning fantasies. (Translation: Actually hold 'em accountable so you're not stuck doing all the work.)

    A chart on a fridge along with an eraser and dry-erase markers lined up underneath it. The chart has a list of chores to be done and the week day they're due
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    It'll come with four bonus chalk markers so you write to your heart's content. Also, many reviewers shared that they used it to document kids' other responsibilities and their good or bad behavior.

    Promising review: "They pretend to be hard of hearing. They may run and hide. They might just take after their father and be complacently lazy without a care for cleanliness or responsibility. No matter what the case may be for you, this magnetic chore chart has magically transformed my little hellions into Grade A worker bees who, through the power of reward and shame, are now pulling their weight around the house and achieving cleaner rooms, cleaner dishes, and a future of promise. Highly recommended." —Rob Munch

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two colors and sizes).

    10. Laundry detergent made just for your dark clothes so their color remains just as deep and bold as they were when you first bought 'em! (Seriously, say "no" to faded black jeans 🙅🏿‍♀️ and all that jazz.)

    the bottle with a twist-off top
    The Laundress

    Here's what BuzzFeed editor, Elizabeth Lilly, has to share about her laundry experience with it:

    "This stuff is the real deal! I live in a fifth-floor walk-up NYC apartment in a building without laundry, so I send out most of my stuff for wash and fold service... except if it's black. I hand wash all my tights, dresses, bras, and other stuff that I care A LOT about at home in my shower. That normally consists of me washing whatever said garment in a large mixing bowl (designated for laundry!) in my shower and letting it sit. When I wash my garments with this the water is MUCH lighter than when I use a regular detergent, which always leaves the water looking very gray and therefore my clothes robbed of black dye! Plus I can tell it's gentler on my clothes than whatever my fave laundromat uses. All around, totally worth the investment!"

    Get it from Amazon for $20.50 (free shipping) or directly from The Laundress for $20.50.

    11. Watermark-removing cloths to remove pesky rings from your wooden surfaces in quick yet satisfying swipes. Warning: You may be tempted to abandon your inner neat freak and set a glass down just to enjoy how well the wipes'll work afterward.

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    Promising review: "This removed the most stubborn watermark on earth! My desk had three very obvious rings from where hot mugs had been left unattended, and despite trying everything that was recommended online, nothing worked to reduce their appearance. This cloth must have some miracle oil in it because it removed the rings when nothing else would, and they haven't come back. Be sure to really rub the cloth over the watermark (it may take some time, but it's worth it!), and save the plastic bag that it comes in just in case you need it again." —Trini

    Get them from Amazon for $4.99.

    12. A microfiber mop and hands-free wringing bucket set so you can clean your floors 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.

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    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. BTW, this baby has over 9,000 5-star reviews.

    Promising review: "Okay, so ever since finding this mop on Amazon, I've been excited to try it. In a market of sub-par household cleaning devices, this thing ROCKS! I love this mop so much, I mopped my whole house twice in a row. This mop picks up everything off the floor. Even pebbles that can be left on the floor in corners and pet hair. This mop picks up everything! The wringer is PERFECT. I do a two-step process where I first start by getting the floor sopping wet, then I go back through with the mop as dry as I can get it. My floors are completely dry in about five minutes. LOVE LOVE LOVE! Please buy this mop!" —Dillon B.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.97 and the mop refill for $6.19+ (available as a single and in other quantities).

    13. Swiffer reusable pads! Yes, your Swiffer Wet Jet will be even easier to use since you can pull these pads off, toss 'em in the washer, and use reuse them later. No more store runs when the wet pads get low and, per the reviews, these pick up dirt way easier than the disposables.

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    Promising review: "So I debated HARD about buying these and now I'm sad I didn't buy the four-pack. I got the two-pack because I wasn't sure these would work on my Swiffer Wet Jet. HUNNY, THESE BAD BOYS ARE THE EFFING BEST THING ON AMAZON! Buy them. Buy them right now. I literally JUST used these to Swiffer my bedroom and bathroom. These stuck to my Swiffer so well that I had to nearly pry them off once I was done. They are so absorbent. I swear those disposable pads will never be bought ever again. I am ordering more and more of these pads. They even came with a lovely handwritten note from the lady who owns the company. Honestly, I have no idea why I waited so long. I can never not buy these again. This was the best Swiffering ever. My floors seriously look cleaner. I give 20 stars." —ElleSoFresh

    Get the reusable pads from Amazon for $14.95+ (available in a pack of 2 or more) and the Swiffer Wet Jet for $25.99 (free shipping).

    14. A mildew-resistant antimicrobial shower curtain liner to keep all the cooties away from your tub so you won't be on icky mildew duty every other week. Basically, it'll be a nearly invisible helping hand for keeping your bathroom clean.

    Transparent shower curtain hanging in the bathroom
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    This liner has five magnets at the bottom to hold it in place in your shower, 12 rust-proof metal grommets, and a reinforced header. It's designed to be heavy-duty enough for use as a liner or as a single curtain. Also, holy moly 😱, this thing has over 13,000 5-star reviews.

    Promising review: "I waited six months to write this review and my original liner looks as good as the day I hung it. No mildew or rust. The magnets have weight and stick well to the bath. So, I replaced the liner in my other bathroom with another one of these. Excellent value and quality." —Homer's Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in four styles).

    15. A pumice cleaning stone to get hard-to-remove grime off your toilet bowl, tile floors, grills, sinks, and more. It'll almost look like you bought yourself a new home but nah, just this super affordable thing. (Plus, you'll do it all without getting your hands dirty thanks to that helpful handle.)

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

    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

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (also available in a pack of two).

    16. AND — vegan disinfectant toilet tablets that'll remove the germs and buildup from your toilet bowl faster than you can say, "Ooh, these smell good" – and they do smell good. 🚽👃🏿

    small white tablets shaped like snowballs
    SiVi Tidy Co.

    Just drop the tablets into your toilet bowl, let 'em sit for three to five minutes, wipe, then flush. BTW, these tablets are made by a Black-owned vegan cleaning company based in Palm Beach, Florida. The brand will also donate a portion of whatever you buy to the charitable cause you choose out of the four available!

    Promising review: "I just received my order and immediately used it. I have never in my life been so eager to clean a toilet. #Extremeadulting. It honestly works and as soon as you open the bag, it smells amazing. The bag comes with these wooden tongs so you can pick up the bombs without getting the residue on your fingers. My bathroom smells great and looks great. Excellent job and will definitely re-purchase.” —Aaliyaah S.

    Get it from SiVi Tidy Co. for $8 (available in a 12-count bag and two scents).

    17. A FURemover squeegee broom to prevent pet hair (and um, maybe even your hair?) from piling up in your carpet. While a shedding pet is the focus, the squeegee design will even work with getting up water, dirt, and dust so you can give a ton of things around you a hands-free clean.

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    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.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+.

    18. A hair-removing glove so you can sweep through your pet's coat and everywhere in your home with ease to remove all the excess hair — without getting any of the dander, dust, and excess hair on your actual hands.

    The grooming glove with silicone nodules, full of hair held in front of a French bulldog
    AnaMaria Glavan / BuzzFeed

    Or, hey, if the hair's already escaped from your pet to every nook and cranny in your household — this glove'll help you run your hands all over the house to remove it. It also has an adjustable strap so it'll conform to your hand and wrist size. The other upside? You'll be giving your fur baby all the rubs they desire. Peep what BuzzFeed editor AnaMaria Glavan has to say about how she and her baby Rockie like the glove:

    "My dog is perfect in every way but he has recently started to shed and I am finding that all my clothes are covered in his fur. (According to his vet, it’s common for Frenchies to go through more shedding in the fall and spring to make way for a new ~seasonally-appropriate~ coat.) I had seen this pet grooming glove all over the internet, so I figured I’d give it a try. And boy oh good boy, it genuinely works. The glove is super comfortable and using it couldn’t be more foolproof: just put it on and run your hands through your pet’s fur. That’s it! The silicone grooves pick up so much fur with ease. Like, my dog looks close to hairless. HOW is he shedding so much!?!? After a few runs, I found that I would have to remove fur from the glove before continuing (you can pick up the fur with your other hand or run the glove under some water — either works) but it’s no biggie. The silicone actually makes it really easy to keep this clean. We got Rockie when he was 5 and he’d been riddled with skin issues and allergies, so I was pretty nervous to use anything that could potentially aggravate his conditions. However! Not only does this *not* bother his skin, but he….loves this. A lot. He starts snoring after exactly two run-throughs on his back. Also, his coat looks SO shiny after each use! TL;DR: this is one of those inexpensive add-ons that any pet owner should have on hand."

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available for the right or left hand plus a two-in-one version).

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

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    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

    Get them from Amazon for $14.95 (available in six colors and with a 90-day money-back guarantee).

    20. An "Angry Mama" microwave cleaner that should really be called a "Happy Mama" because of how satisfied you'll be when it releases its steamy, cleaning solution that makes food and juices wipe off with ease.

    The microwave cleaner is actually a small bottle shaped like a woman's shoulders and head. Her head has tiny holes where the cleaning concoction will spurt from to clean the microwave. It's sitting inside of a microwave.
    Amazon

    Just add water and vinegar, and place this gadget inside for five to eight minutes. Afterward, the nasty splatters will wipe right off. Enforcing a "must use the Angry Mama" rule is also a great, fun, and memorable way to teach the entire household that they shouldn't forget to cover stuff in the microwave, but when they do, they had BETTER clean it up.

    Promising review: "This was bigger than I expected but the number of liquids used needs it to be. In just seven minutes of steaming and two minutes to settle down, my microwave was clean. I just had to wipe it down. Of course, my grandson had to heat something up to dirty the microwave and use Angry Mama again. Lol" —Cindy M.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in multiple colors and also in different sets).

    21. A duster brush just for your blinds that'll def be a perfect pick if the thought of all the dust from your shutters makes you, well, ~shudder~. 😅

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    The brush has microfiber sleeves that'll actually pick up all of the dust so you don't have to do so many swipes. It cleans two blinds at once and will come in especially handy for folks with plantation blinds which are thicker and wider and therefore collect even more dust. Oh yeah, the microfiber sleeves are removable and washable PLUS you'll get an extra four so they'll be interchangeable. Woot!

    Promising review: "Where has this blind cleaner been for the past 50 years???? I have struggled to keep my blinds clean for so many years, and happily found this item. It WORKS!!! And I love that it comes with extra sleeves, and the sleeves are machine washable. The handle is plastic, but I feel confident it won't break any time soon." —Marionvgt

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in two colors).

    22. Mildew- and grime-busting tablets so you can the clean washing machine out without having to stick your hands — and in some cases, the whole top half of your body — in there. It'll also get down into the tiny places of your machine where your hands can't reach for a super deep clean.

    model in the middle of placing one tablet into a washing machine
    Amazon

    The brand recommends you use it monthly or every 30 wash cycles.

    Promising review: "My washer started smelling a bit funky several months after we got it. I didn't understand why I couldn't just run bleach in my machine to clean it out occasionally until I actually ran one of these tablets (free sample with my washer). The key is that the tablet goes into the washer drum and doesn't dissolve right away. So, as the washer runs through several repeated cycles of fill, agitate, and drain — the tablet is still there, sudsing up the water on cycle #2 and #3. If you just put bleach in the soap dispenser, it would all be gone after cycle #1. Also, this gets very sudsy and that probably helps it reach some areas of the machine that wouldn't otherwise get touched." —Kelli Crawford

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (for a pack of six).

    23. An oven cleaner kit with a handled brush so you deal with the toughest machine to clean in your house without your hands having to interact with any nasty food and grease buildup.

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    Promising review: "I purchased this mainly for my mother. We have an 8-year-old flat top stove that, thanks to her, is in almost perfect condition. It is cleaned at least once a day with Weiman cleaner. She had been using a brand of scrubbers that are about half the size and thickness of Weiman's and a scraper from the hardware store. The first time she used this scrubber with the handle, she was very impressed! It takes much less elbow grease and does a much, much better job. It also took about half the time. We haven't had an occasion to use the scraper, however — it is very comfortable to hold and does not require a screwdriver to access the blade. No more small yellow scrubby pads for us! I only wish I had discovered this sooner. This is the only brand for us forever." —Donna M.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98.

    24. A robot vacuum that'll take care of your floors like you're in a permanent episode of The Jetsons. You can schedule floor times from a remote and it'll pick up stuff on wood, tile, and carpet.

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    This robot vacuum will run for 110 minutes and then will take itself back to the charging station. It's also pretty quiet so there'll be no roaring machine sound.

    Promising review: "Originally, I was a bit leery about purchasing a robotic vacuum. And after the first use, I am mad at myself for not getting this sooner! My wife and I found ourselves sweeping three to four times a week just to keep the dog hair off the floor. After being frustrated, I finally decided to give this robotic vacuum a try. This thing has been BEYOND a lifesaver. It does a great job of cleaning our whole place within 45 to 60 minutes. It recognized our two sets of stairs leading down, transitions over rugs, and fits under our coffee table and couches. This thing has literally saved us three to four hours a week in cleaning for us." —Dbroeren10

    Get it from Amazon for $158.99.

    25. OR — A cordless handheld Dyson vacuum designed to not only get up tiny particles in spacious and small spaces but it's also capable of sucking up allergens and bacteria so you'll be giving your home a deep clean every time you vacuum.

    the dyson vacuum which is skinny like a broom and has a rectangular suction at the bottom. It's plugged up in the wall.
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    The Dyson has three cleaning modes and comes with a charger that will give 60 minutes of run time. It will trap up to 99.99% of particles, dust, and allergens as small as 0.3 microns! Bonus: The vacuum's sleek, compact design allows for easy storage when not in use.

    Promising review: "I cannot stress enough how much you want/need this vacuum. I played myself a few years ago and went the cheaper route and bought a shark but now that I have my Dyson V10, I will never go back. My area rugs and hardwood floor have never been so clean. I have two long hair cats and a dog that all shed constantly and it keeps up with them. I can’t say enough good things about this vacuum. From the overall easy to use and functional design to even the hanging/charging system. If you enjoy cleaning and want to get the most out of a vacuum, then I highly highly recommend this system." —Jason Andrew Ventry Jr.

    Get it from Amazon for $499.99 (free shipping).

    26. A battery-powered scrubber with a super sturdy handle so you can get into even the smallest of nooks and crannies properly. Thanks to its oscillating bristles, there'll be no real wrist work involved, much less anything you need to do with those fingers.

    the brush laying on the floor. one side of the tiled floor is completely white after using the brush. The right side of the floor still has black grime in the crevices of the tile.
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    Promising review: "What a difference five minutes with this and Bar Keepers Friend can make! I was getting ready to refinish a dresser and the thought of having to scrub and polish all of the hardware had me thinking I should replace rather than reuse. I decided that I would use a toothbrush to attempt to keep the original hardware but saw this option and gave it a try. It was magic! Honestly, less than five minutes of scrubbing revealed the beauty of the hardware and while I need to do a little more work with the grout head (which I immediately ordered), the results were great. Since then, I have used it to clean those icky places on pots and pans by the handle, on small appliances, and more. I had to stop myself from roaming around the house looking for places to try it on! It's worth the money. I think I am going to get rechargeable batteries for it (but truly, I have used for over a month and the batteries are still fine)." —cphilburn

    Get it from Amazon for $20.25.

    27. Scrubber silicone gloves so you can wash dishes more efficiently and you won't have to dip your hands in dirty dishwater over and over again — or let your skin touch dirty dishes at all.

    reviewer wearing green gloves with tiny rubber-like bristles on the palms
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    Several reviewers noted that the gloves also prevent their hands from drying out when they wash dishes AND from getting scalded when they have super hot water running. Additionally, a few reviewers noted that these are their go-to gloves for bathing and getting pet hair off of their dogs.

    Promising review: "Oh my goodness, if you HATE washing dishes (like I do), then you HAVE to get these! I have never enjoyed washing dishes until I got these gloves. I would literally put every single thing in the dishwasher (even the stuff I shouldn't) because I HATED washing dishes that bad. These seriously changed the game! I told my husband last night that I now love washing the dishes because these make it 'fun' (I've realized that chores have to be fun to me, or I despise doing them. Yes, I know I sound like a 3-year-old child and not a 36-year-old adult) and these definitely make washing dishes fun. If you hate washing dishes, then get these and you won't anymore. They clean the dishes great, make the process super fast, and with a little drop of Dawn Ultra, my dishes are spotless and shiny. Best invention ever! I loved them so much I bought three pairs. Two are for me and one is for my best friend (because don't we all need at least two of everything?! :P)." —DaveyStras

    Get them from Amazon for $10.99.

    28. And! regular gloves to assist you in cleaning up around the house even when you don't want to scrub. These are extra-long and have extra ridges at the top to keep the gloves adhered to arms so they don't slip off or get water trapped inside.

    Reviewer's hand wearing the long glove
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    Promising review: "The gloves literally make me want to clean everything. They are LONG so they reach all the way to my elbow which is dreamy because I never get water down my gloves anymore. Also, the value is great. They come with three pairs! Just buy them." —Pickybutreasonable

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99 (available in a set of 3).

    29. A tub drainer that'll catch all the hair that would normally clog your drain. It'll also be easy (and yea, kinda disgusting) to pluck out and clean when needed.

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    And in case you were wondering, one reviewer did show and share that YES, it'll catch curls too!

    Promising review: "I have to say I was a bit skeptical about this product when I first heard of it. After several recommendations from friends (and needing to find another solution for the hair clogs), I went ahead and purchased it. We are a household of three women — two with short hair and one with long hair. Also, several family members with long hair visit a month... The first shower was a grand success. Not only was the water able to properly drain (goodbye standing in a pool of your own dirty bathwater!!!!) but the hair dropped into the catcher without it collecting on the top (so it was not visible to one taking a shower). Once I was done, I didn't think it had worked since all the hair drained but little did I know it was draining into the spool. All the hair that had gone down was indeed caught and very, very simple to remove from the spool. I grabbed some tissue and just 'peeled' the hair off and threw it away. Voila! I don't know why I had ever hesitated. I like it so much and it is so useful that I am including it in all my housewarming gifts. It is the item you never knew you needed nor wanted. But now that I have it, I am so much better for it." —Montserrat Covis

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in six colors).

    30. Dish-cleaning spray to use with your handled scrubbers or gloves that'll help you do even less scrubbing thanks to its powerful instant foam.

    The spray bottle
    Target

    It's supposed to clean grease five times faster than regular Dawn dish soap. Also, refill bottles are available!

    Peep what BuzzFeed editor, Elizabeth Lilly, has to say about hers:

    "I live in an apartment without a dishwasher, and I honestly use that as an excuse to order takeout food instead of cooking. But, as soon as I got my hands on a bottle of this stuff (regular Dawn is my go-to dish soap, BTW), I put it to use on both a saucepan I used to make homemade enchilada sauce *and* the casserole dish I baked those enchiladas, which had a ton of caked-on food. It really does work like I say it does! Like, scary well."

    Promising review: "I love this stuff. When I have pans and other dishes that have food stuck on them, I just spray this over them and let them sit. A few minutes later, they just are so easy to clean. I didn’t expect it to work so well but it totally does. It does seem to go quickly though but I may have been trigger-happy though. I was just so pleased with it that I was just spraying everything in my path. I will definitely rebuy. But I am hoping there will be refills because this bottle is somewhat bulky so to continue to buy it is a lot of waste." —Mom of 2girls

    Get it from Target for $6.09, the refills for $3.99 (available in two scents), or the full bottle and refill set for $8.49.

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