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    24 Things That'll Help You Take Better Care Of Your Belongings

    So they look better and last longer.

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    1. An electric fabric shaver that'll get rid of all those annoying little pills and lint that have built up on your clothes over time. You can also use them to refresh your furniture and pillows, if they've been suffering from some wear and tear.

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    It comes with a power cord, an extra blade, a storage bag, and a cleaning brush.

    "I got this because my favourite sweaters were starting to look kind of grungy. I tried using lint rollers, but they weren't picking up enough of the pills on my knits, and it was so time consuming. This electric shaver got rid of ALL the annoying pills and my sweaters look good as new. It's super gentle on clothes and it took way less time to get rid of the pills." —Kaysey Davis

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Union Fabric Shaver Lint Remover (#1 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    2. A water-resistant laptop case protect your computer from accidental drops and scratches. It has four extra pockets, so you can use it to store your cables and other gear, too.

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    It fits most thin 14-inch laptops and it also comes with a shoulder strap.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $35.99. Available in two colours and in three sizes.

    3. A tin of wood wax that'll help fill in all the little scratches that have accumulated on your old furniture over the years. It'll also nourish the wood surface, so it'll look fresh and won't crack as easily.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    4. A pack of dye-catching sheets that'll keep your white socks from turning pink, without having to do a whole separate load. Even if you do separate out your whites, it'll help your coloured clothing keep its original colour.

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    Get a pack of 72 from Amazon Canada for $24.73.

    5. A can of oven cleaner that'll cut through years of grease and food residue, leaving your appliance looking straight out of the store. Reviewers say it's also great for hard water stains in the shower and BBQ grills.

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    "This oven cleaner is magic in a can. It says you only have to leave it for a couple hours to get the best results, but I kind of forgot about it and didn’t remember until the next morning. But, boy did it work! All the grease and grime came off with a damp cloth and a flick of the wrist. It took me about five minutes to wipe down the entire oven, and as you can see, the results are impressive."—Kaysey Davis

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $5.49.

    6. And a stove-cleaning kit that'll remove buildup on the top of your appliance. The little razor will scrape away food crud without scratching your stovetop.

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    "It comes with cleaning solution, a razor, and a scrubbing tool. I own this stuff and it works actually magic on stuck-on food and oil splatters. I've seriously never seen my burners look cleaner than they do after using this stuff, and I'm so happy it doesn't cost a fortune (but I'd buy it even if it did)." —Alice Prendergast

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $8.77.

    7. A pair of waterproof phone cases that'll completely seal off your phone (or wallet) and keep it safe from dirt or water damage. And don't worry, you'll still be able to use your phone or touch ID through the plastic.

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    Get a pack of two from Amazon Canada for $12.99. Available in four colour combos.

    8. A jewellery cleaning pen that'll restore your beloved baubles back to their former glory. The bristles will get into every little crevice, but they're soft enough that they won't scratch your treasures.

    the diamond cleaning pen on a table next to a ring
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $18.48.

    9. A set of scratch guards that'll protect your furniture from getting torn up by your cat. They're adhesive and can stick on their own, but they come with 50 twist pins if you really don't want them to budge.

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    Get a pack of six from Amazon Canada for $26.99.

    10. A steering wheel cover that'll protect your steering wheel from wear and tear, and provide some temperature control in the hottest and coldest months.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $32.99. Available in three colours.

    11. A pack of mouldable glue that'll help you mend all the broken things around your house that you don't know how to fix. Once it dries, it's waterproof, UV resistant, electrically insulating, and temperature resistant (but can still be removed from most non-porous surfaces).

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    Get a three-pack from Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    12. A four-piece vanity unit that'll store and protect all of your cosmetic goodies. They're stackable, so you can rearrange them in any way that fits your space.

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    It comes with mesh liners, so your tools won't slip and slide.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $46.99. Available in five colours.

    13. A hair catcher that'll turn into a drain stopper with the press of a button. It'll save you the small (but annoying) task of switching between your hair catcher and stopper when you go from shower to bath, and prevent a messy drain cleaning job.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.

    14. These toaster bags that'll help you make a grilled cheese without having to wash a single plate (and keep your toaster clean in the process). They'll also help you crisp up things that don't normally go in the toaster, like fries and pizza.

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    They're reusable and come in three different sizes. They'll also keep your toaster free of crumbs!

    Get a pack of four from Amazon Canada for $10.99.

    15. This seat cover that'll protect your seats from scratches and dirt. It's also water resistant, so you won't have to stress if your dog takes a dip before your drive.

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    It comes with two seat anchors you can wrap around the headrests to hold it in place. There are also holes for the seat belt latches (in case an actual human will be sitting back there).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $30.99.

    16. A bottle of shoe protection spray that'll keep your footwear safe from water, dirt, and oil damage by creating a repellent barrier. You can also use it on your coats and bags to condition the leather and prevent cracking.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $10.99.

    17. A hard bristle brush that'll bring your carpets and upholstery back to their former glory. It'll also loosen any caked-in dirt and hairs, so your vacuum will actually be able to pick them up.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $18.86.

    18. A pack of laundry wipes that you can use to clean the built-up lint and detergent out of your machines. Reviewers say it's a must-have for pet owners whose furry friends' hair always gets caught in the filters.

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    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon Canada for $7.79.

    19. A thermal laminator that'll help you protect the documents you want to keep around for a while. It'll also turn any paper into a reusable surface that you can write on with dry erase markers.

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    Don't forget to pick up some lamination pouches.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $47.99.

    20. A brush cleansing mat that'll help you deep clean your brushes, so they last longer and won't harbour bacteria. It has suction cups on the back, meaning it won't slip and slide while you wash.

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    It also comes with a mini travel mat.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    21. This bag organizer that'll protect your handbags from collecting dust and free up some valuable shelf real estate at the same time. You'll be able to easily slide them in and out, so you won't have to fiddle around with zippers or Velcro every time you leave the house.

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    "I'm only a budding purse enthusiast, but I could already tell that I was going to struggle to store my bags properly in my two-bedroom apartment in Toronto. But this organizer is the perfect fix! It can hold up to eight bags at once, and the clear plastic means I can always see which purse is where (and it'll protect the fabric from dirt and dust). I haven't filled every pocket yet, but I'll get there (I say as my credit card weeps). As a bonus, the pockets can also be used to store towels, linens, baby supplies, and whatever else you're struggling to organize." —Kat Angus

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $15.99. Available in three colours.

    22. A pair of flat containers that'll help you store your out-of-season clothing under the bed. Since it has a clear cover, you'll actually be able to see what you threw into it when the next season rolls around.

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    Get a pair from Amazon Canada for $30.87.

    23. This handy little cleaning pen to really get into those hard-to-reach places in between your keyboard keys. Reviewers also love them for cleaning their earbuds and camera gear.

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    It comes with a silicone end that has a cap and a brush end that retracts.

    Get it on Amazon for $13.99.

    24. And finally, a matte screen protector that'll feel like you're drawing on paper. It'll keep your iPad free of scratches and make your digital illustrating experience more satisfying.

    matte screen protector coming out of a case with keys and a drawing pencil
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    Reviewers say that it reduces glare and makes their drawing pencils slip less.

    Get a two-pack from Amazon Canada for $23.66. Available in seven iPad sizes.

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