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    Consider These 56 Before-And-Afters To Be A Sign From The Universe To Finally Clean Your Home

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    1. A mold and mildew remover so finally — finally! — those unsightly black splotches on your tile grout dissolve, never to be seen again. Just set it, forget it, and come back in a few hours to see grout that looks like new. I'm talking basically every speck of black mold is gone! *Cues up "Do You Believe in Magic"*

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    Promising review: "The words won't do it justice. I had this little bottle for over a year before I finally used it. What a mistake! I should've used it immediately! We have a small leak in our shower, which leads to a lot of built-up mold and mildew. I had tried everything else — commercial cleaners, even — and nothing touched it. Then I came across the little bottle I had bought over a year earlier and had pushed to the back of the cabinet, and I thought, 'What have I got to lose?' IT CLEANED ALL THE BLACK GUNK OUT OF MY SHOWER! I can't say enough good about it. I will buy more and keep some on hand, at least until we can get this leak fixed. What a lifesaver." —REMayRicks

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    2. A microwave steam cleaner to melt away the baked-on crud that's clung to the sides of your microwave since, well, we're not exactly sure how long it's been there but suffice it to say it's been awhile.

    side by side of a dirty microwave with food splatter inside it next to an image of the same microwave looking totally clean after the steamer was used
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    Promising review: "Something I didn't believe until I tried it. So easy to follow directions, written on Angry Mama. Was disappointed when I opened the microwave to see the filth still on it. Was wishing it would magically taken care of itself. But all it took was a quick swipe with a paper towel and GONE. Loosened everything, which is half the process. My microwave was sooooo white once cleaned!! Would buy as gifts." —max's mum

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in four colors).

    3. A fizzing toilet tablet that'll sanitize your crapper and keep it smelling fresh without you ever having to break a sweat.

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    Pardo Naturals is a Black-owned and woman-owned small business helmed by Rita Pardo, a mom who was looking for natural hair, body, and home products that wouldn't irritate her daughter's severe eczema.

    For all the folks who don't enjoy cleaning the toilet — myself included — these dissolving tablets make quick work of a grimy bowl. The tablets are a little hard to dislodge from the plastic container (although that does make me feel confident that they're secure during transit and won't break; mine all arrived intact!), but once you get one out, you drop it in the toilet and let it do its thing. It'll start fizzing — just like a bath bomb — loosening any stains and streaks in 10 minutes so they come away with a light brushing. I never let the toilet get too bad (and usually it takes awhile for me to notice any buildup since there are only two people in the apartment), so I can't vouch for them if you have really set-in hard water stains or haven't cleaned the commode in six months. But if you're looking to ditch the harsh cleansers in your toilet cleaning routine, this is a great addition to your lineup.

    Get six tablets from Pardo Naturals for $8.99 (available in seven scents).

    4. A pet hair remover if you love your fur baby but hate how much they shed...on everything. Roll it over your couch, bed, favorite blanket, you name it, and watch it lift the fur away. See, we can own nice things!!

    Reviewer photo of a black pillow covered in white dog hair and you can clearly see which side they brushed with the fur remover because all the dog hair is gone in that section
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    Promising review: "This thing is aahhhh-mazing! I’ve had several kinds of cat-hair removers — adhesive strips, sticky rollers, rubber nubby gloves. Nothing else works as well and as quickly. Easy to clean out too. I bought one hand held and a bigger one on a long handle for carpet and area rugs. Love them! They even clean the hair off the stupid red velvet drapes that came with the house when we bought it." —M. Bauer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    5. A space-saving hanger organizer because you're an adult and you 100% cannot have a jumbled bin of hangers.

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    Promising review: "I didn't know that I had needed this all of my life until I got one for my husband out of desperation. His hangers were all over the house, so I got this to try. I assembled it for him while he was at work and immediately ordered one for myself. It doesn't take up much floor space but holds a ton of my velvet hangers. Much better than any other method I've tried to contain hangers in the past, and it looks really nice. Sturdy and high quality. Easy to assemble." —SavvyShopper

    Get it from Amazon for $21.11 (also available in multipacks).

    6. A nail polish organizer for storing your polishes in a way that lets you see your entire collection at a glance. And when you're not painting your nails, just slide this under your bed so it doesn't clutter your shelves.

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    This holds 48 bottles and is double-sided.

    Promising review: "This is better than advertised. All my bottles fit perfectly in the standard size boxes. My Julep colors fit two in a compartment! The first row has adjustable dividers, you can use them to keep odd-shaped bottles or do what I do: use one side for my nail stamper, dotting tools, and the drying drops and the other for foam wedges and nail pens. It looks way neater easily tucked under my vanity instead of the baskets and baskets of polishes I had to hunt through!" —Clouds

    Get it from Amazon for $27.89 (available in two colors).

    7. A bleach-free, no-scrub weekly shower spray so soap scum and shower grime buildup goes bye bye without you ever having to wipe. Rinse it clean the next day, and you'll be amazed to see those hard water stains on your shower door are *poof* gone.

    Before: a dirty shower floor; after: the clean shower floor
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    Promising review: "We cannot BEGIN to tell you what a lifesaver this is! We have two old fiberglass tubs with vinyl shower enclosures that no matter what amount of scrubbing we have done with everything from bleach to cleanser to vinegar and baking soda would NOT come clean. After I took my shower last night, I sprayed down the tub and walls. Within minutes, all the built-up water deposits and dirt and grime began to melt away in front of my eyes. I left it on overnight, and when I got up this morning, it did not look like the same tub and shower. This product is a godsend, especially for old folks like us who have difficulty getting down on our hands and knees and scrubbing anything. More importantly, it performs as advertised. This is truly an overnight sensation!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.89.

    8. A pack of dishwasher cleaning tablets to clean your machine as it runs. No need to sigh in frustration every time you open your dirty dishwasher to remove your "clean" dishes.

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    Promising review: "I have had a film on my dishwasher for quite some time now, I am embarrassed to say. We did not realize that it was necessary to clean the dishwasher from time to time. The buildup had been accumulating for over four years now. I tried several other cleaners to get the buildup off, but failed. I bought this product and figured it was worth a try. We added the product into the dishwasher and ran a normal cycle without dishes. When we opened it back up, it looked like new. Highly recommend this product!" —Phillip and Katherine

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

    9. A box of cleaning K-Cups that'll get rid of residue in your machine and prevent flavors from transferring in just one cycle. Or have fun descaling it multiple times. Your choice!

    reviewer photo of the water that came out of their keurig after using the k-cup cleaning pod and you can see that the original brown water gets cleaner and clearer after each cycle of using the cleaning cup
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    Promising review: "Thought I was having problems with my machine. Used two cups to flush the entire coffee maker out and it started working like new. Totally satisfied!" —Dara Pazooki

    Get a box of six pods from Amazon for $9.95.

    10. Some space-saving vacuum storage bags if you bought wayyy too many summer dresses and they're taking up a surprisingly large amount of your closet space. Chuck 'em in these bags, vacuum out the excess air, and store them out of sight until next spring.

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    Promising review: "It’s amazing how much these bags compress. Plus you can see what’s in them without opening multiple bins. I packed RV bedding (pillows/comforter) in one jumbo bag. They are great for travel, too, just compress wrinkle free items prior to placing in suitcase." —Mary

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in four sizes and in a variety pack).

    Check out my coworker's Spacesaver vacuum storage bags review for more deets!

    11. Or a pack of hanging vacuum bags because you can vacuum all the air out *while* your clothes are on the hanger instead of trying to fold and smush them in a regular vacuum bag.

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    Promising review: "This is by far the best on the market that I have found. I was really amazed by how much I was able to get into the vacuum bag and how much it compresses. They're waterproof, dust-proof, and sweat-proof. I couldn't believe how easy peasy these are to open up and use. I also store blankets, pillows, etc., when we go on camping trips, vacation. It's always 14 of us and 8 are kids. It's nice to be able to give everyone their own bag with their bedding and clothes to keep their stuff together in their spot and save space in the RV. So many ways to use. They don't lose suction until you open it. Highly recommend it." —EsteeDarla

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in four styles).

    12. A pumice cleaning stone for powering through tough rust, lime, and calcium streaks you have to explain to your S.O. are not poop stains — you swear! Give your tired arms a break and let this little guy scrub away discoloration with ease. This non-toxic cleaner is tough on dirt but gentle on porcelain so you can sit atop the glistening throne you deserve.

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    Promising review: "I have very hard water that leaves hard-water buildup and nasty stains. It’s embarrassing to have guests over because the toilets are so gross! I have tried so many products and cleaning solutions — from natural essential oils to harsh chemicals so strong I was lightheaded for the rest of the day. Well, I tried out this pumice stone after reading about it in a BuzzFeed article, and honestly the hype is real! It does take some elbow grease, but the after picture is from only 20 minutes of scrubbing, light enough that I didn’t break a sweat! The stone does get used up, but I think this one should last me a couple years at least. So if you have embarrassing toilets, try this!" —Stephanie Ray

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    13. A TikTok-famous pink cleaning paste so you can restore your walls and dressers when your little ones go Baby Picasso on your furniture with a permanent marker.

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    Promising review: "I used this product for my stove because if there's one thing I dislike it's cleaning. I have used multiple degreaser sprays and they all are so toxic and don't work for me. But this product, oh my goodness; legit a miracle. It doesn't have any type of smell. I put the paste on a cloth, clean the area, then wipe it off with a damp cloth and voilà — magic!" —May

    Get it from Amazon for $7.46.

    14. A speedy oven cleaner to de-gunk food barnacles fast. It can power through baked-on crud, so all you have to do is spray, let it sit for 30 seconds, and wipe it clean.

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    Promising review: "This oven cleaner works really well. I cleaned my oven that had some terrible food spills and the oven ended up spotless. This does not have a strong overpowering odor like other oven cleaners and breaks down grease really fast." —Nia K.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.02.

    15. And a heavy-duty oven scrub that'll be your cleaning super hero for real tough messes. You're not about to be bested by years of baked-on dinner explosions and drippings that coat the inside of your oven.

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    Cleaning Studio is a small business based in Fairfield, Connecticut, that specializes in natural cleaning products.

    Promising review: "This product is amazing! It works fast with pretty minimal elbow grease. The stainless-steel sponge that comes with it makes it easier. And it smells great!" —Melissa C.

    Get it from Cleaning Studio on Etsy for $17.99.

    16. A power cord box if the area under your work desk is a jumbled mess of cables. This box will hide your cords and protect them from being accidentally unplugged.

    before photo of a mess of tangled cords plugged into a powerstrip and an outlet next to an after photo of a black box holding the powerstrip and cords and the area looks much neater
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    Promising review: "This is such a simple idea, yet so useful. I really hate seeing tangled cords and having a mess in my workspace. This was a solid purchase, for sure. I like that the box is large enough to easily fit a surge protector in there but also has room to store some cord slack as well. It comes with several Velcro cord wraps that work very well up keep the excess cable length cleanly out of the way, as well as some nylon-like tubing that you could also use if you're running your cords at further distances." —N. Lee

    Get it from Amazon for $24.45 (also available in white).

    17. A lid organizer because your kitchen drawers are basically a black hole. This will keep the tops of your food storage containers neat and tidy.

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    Promising review: "This product does exactly what it's supposed to and does it well. In under 15 minutes I took my nightmare lid drawer and turned it into a functional, convenient storage space. The dividers were simple to install and provided flexibility. Slowly but surely I am getting my tiny, chaotic kitchen under control, and this got me a huge leap closer." —S. Hawthorn

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in a variety of sizes and styles).

    18. A carpet cleaner for getting rid of that questionable stain on your white carpet that's been taunting you and besting every other carpet cleaner you've ever tried — well, every carpet cleaner but this one.

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    Promising review: "I had terrible rust and oil stains all over the seats of my car when I bought it. I tried other cleaners to get it 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. 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 $12.78.

    19. And an odor-eliminating spray so spots and odors lift fast. Each spray releases bacteria that feeds on the ammonia left behind after your pet's accidents, eliminating the urine completely and deterring your pet from peeing in the same spot again.

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    Rocco & Roxie is a family-owned small business named after the Magleby family's pets Rocco, a labradoodle, and Roxie, a former shelter tabby cat. They make a variety of pet supplies, including cleaners, treats, grooming tools, accessories, and toys.

    Promising review: "I love EVERYTHING about this. Like every other reviewer, we've tried every other option we could find to get rid of urine stench and stains. Ours were from an elderly dog who couldn't make it through the night sometimes. Long story short, we have YEARS of urine stains that, after being 'cleaned,' continued to reappear. Now every single recurring stain on our carpet is GONE! Not a single one has returned. I don't have sufficient words for how truly thankful we are for this product. It's like NOTHING else. And the cherry on top is the wonderful scent when you first apply it and NO scent once it's done it's job. So, from the bottom of our hearts, THANK YOU for these amazing products." —Anita McCarty

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    Check out our in-depth review of Rocco & Roxie Professional Strength Stain & Odor Eliminator.

    20. A pack of washing machine wipes to clean all the nooks and crannies that get moldy, sticky, and dusty.

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    Promising review: "These wipes are worth the money spent! I have tried other disinfecting wipes, rag, cleaners, etc. in the past. These wipes made the job much easier and faster! It only took one wipe to wipe my front load down. The biggest impact was cleaning the rubber surround! I could not believe how much easier this made the task...just took minutes! Life-changing product!" —AmazSD

    Get 24 wipes from Amazon for $5.11.

    21. A pack of extra durable Mr. Clean Magic Erasers that'll clean your dirty tub, crayon-stained walls, grimy stovetop, and more with just water. Now your weekend cleaning session will actually be a deep clean instead of an exercise in futility because your weak cleansers aren't up to the task.

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    Promising review: "I use it everywhere...walls, baseboards, mirrors, window panes, cupboards, floors, lamps, glass, faucets... Everything looks brand new. Just got red hair dye that had been there for over a year off the wall in a minute. Made shower glass look brand new after five years of hard water stains. This is the cleaning magic wand you’ve always wanted." —Michaela

    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $12.10.

    22. A drill brush kit with three different heads if you gave up on baths a long time ago because getting your tub sparkly clean didn't feel possible. No more furiously scrubbing your tub; instead, just attach the brush head and flip the switch on your drill. Why work harder when you could work smarter?

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    Promising review: "If I could give it 10 stars I would. If you have a tile shower that is the bane of your existence like mine...you need these! They clean what no human hands can in half the time. Still hard work to use but way better then the old fashioned way!" —jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in soft, medium, stiff, and ultra stiff bristles).

    23. A set of stainless-steel S-shaped hangers because you can basically only fit like three pairs of pants in your drawer before there's no room left. These'll maximize hanging space so you can store all your pants neatly in the closet and use the valuable drawer space for other clothes.

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    Promising review: "I use these to hang up leggings and work slacks, the S-shape allows the pants to stay put when I pull one off better than other similar multilevel hangers I've purchased. The clips included also hold things in place conveniently." —Miche S

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $18.99.

    24. A 15-piece set of airtight food containers for helping you achieve a pantry that looks like Clea and Joanna from The Home Edit stopped by. Sure, pasta is great and all but aren't you tired of buying boxes of spaghetti only to realize you had an unopened box shoved in the back of your cupboard? This'll help you figure out what you do and don't have at a glance.

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    Promising review: "I have tried other brands of containers for airtight storage but they are a hassle to clean. This system is fantastic for airtight seal yet easy to clean. I like the variety of sizes, the cute labels, and the chalk marker. I will be ordering more!" —mds2006

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99+ (available in three colors).

    25. A red wine stain-remover spray so you can hastily remove any vino you've spilled in those few moments of clarity you have when you're drunk and realized you've made a big mistake. It even works on old stains!

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    Promising review: "We have a lighter-colored carpet throughout our entire house and with a toddler, two black cats, and two clumsy adults, it feels like a new stain shows up every single day. Saw this product on a BuzzFeed list and figured since it’s less than $6 I’d give it a try. It WORKS! It worked SO fast and smells nice too! I promise you, this is $6 well spent!" —Jonathan and Jill Orbell

    Get it from Amazon for $10.74.

    26. A three-tier shoe rack to showcase your kicks and potentially save you from spraining your ankle since you've tripped over the massive pile of shoes sitting next to the front door more often than you'd like to admit.

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    Promising review: "This was SUPER easy to put together. It literally took me longer to open the box than it did for me to put the shelving together!! I've been on the market for a shoe rack for YEARS — I've never been able to find something that I liked the look of, as well as fit enough shoes for it to be a worthy investment. I was browsing on Amazon and was SO HAPPY to find these! It now holds ALL of our shoes in an organized row in our foyer, and now there's no clutter or mess in any of our closets. It also reminded me of ALL OF THE SHOES I own, and it's helped for me to curb my shoe spending, since I can now see exactly what I own!" —Joanna Kim

    Get it from Amazon for $31.65+ (available in three colors).

    27. A box of OxiClean that'll save you from having to explain to your house guests that the mysterious stain on the mattress is coffee — seriously, it's coffee!! Mix this stain fighter with water and watch the brown spot disappear.

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    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing! It cleans clothes like nothing else. It makes whites as white as chlorine bleach and makes colors pop. This stuff cleans more than clothes too — bath tubs, grout, driveways, teeth (of your mechanical cogs and saw blades). Who could ask for more in a cleaner." —mycull

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98.

    28. An OXO brush set if you want a precise clean. You get two brushes — one big and one small — to tackle every mess from grimy grout to stained cooktops.

    A reviewer photo of a tile floor with half the floor switch stained grout and the other half looking clean
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    Promising review: "These are magical! I've tried toothbrushes, sponges, rags, scrubbies, and everything to clean my nasty bathtub grout and these brushes worked better than all of them combined. I have arthritis and these are easy to grip and use for the duration of cleaning. They're very effective at lifting up the mold and mildew, as well as cleaning the soap scum and hard water lines. I used the littlest brush to clean around the fixtures on my bathroom sink and now it's sparkling. I'm so happy with these!" —BrooklynBeaches

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

    29. A jetted tub cleaner because it cleans the inside of your tub — y'know, the part you can't reach. This cleanser is made to flush out soap scum, body oils, and those black flakes that gunk up your tub's jets.

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    Promising review: "This cleaner is amazing! Just 4 ounces cleaned the pipes like nothing else I have tried! The results are immediate and very effective. I will only use Oh Yuk in the future." —Gadget Specialist

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    30. A tea bag organizer for helping you finally — finally! — organize your tea bag collection. This won't just help you hide the clutter of half-full boxes, but it'll help you actually get rid of the clutter!

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    Promising review: "This holds so much tea! I organized a shelf full of tea boxes into this sleek holder, which takes up a third of the space. It holds any standard size bag and I was able to shove a couple larger ones in to, although they are crammed in. The side edge is shaped in a way that makes it easy and comfortable to grab and it is very sturdy. I keep it on a high shelf and haven't had any issues pulling it down daily. I keep herbal teas on one side and caffeinated tea on the other. Don't underestimate how nice it is to see all your tea at the same time. No more digging through a dozens boxes to find exactly what you want." —Alexia

    Get it from Amazon for $22.49+ (available in three styles).

    31. A drawer organizer so you'll be forced to toss those random socks that no longer have matches. You may be surprised by how much free space you have now thanks to simply folding your clothes.

    before photo of a drawer crammed with socks and an after photo of the same drawer with socks neatly folded and stored in dividers
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    Each set comes with four bins with six, seven, eight, and 24 slots.

    Promising review: "Bought this for my daughter who moved in to her college dorm to help her keep the limited dresser drawer space organized. She says that it's 'great' for keeping her things organized but also helpful to see when she's running low on underwear or socks and needs to get a load of clothes done!" —Lori B.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.87 (available in seven colors).

    32. Or an expanding honeycomb drawer organizer to fit any size drawer. It combines your Tetris-like organizing skills and your love of actually being able to find a pair of matching socks.

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    Promising review: "Great! I loved it and will order more in the future. It is better than using rubber bands when I roll socks to keep them together." —Shirley L. A. Fayette

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    33. A leather cleaner that'll restore your beige couch to its former creamy white color. This concentrate works on dirt and oil and is safe to use on car seats, upholstery, furniture, handbags, shoes, jackets, saddles, and more.

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    Promising review: "I have both the cleanser and conditioner of Leather Honey and I. Am. In. Love! Following the directions has gotten 10-year-old stains out of a leather chair and slowly but surely the conditioner is bringing the leather back to life. I was actually intending to donate both a love seat and chair with ottoman but not now. I was really skeptical because of the well-known brands I had tried in the past but this stuff is a miracle-worker. It's taking time because it's been such long-ago stains but my patience is paying off. It was recommended to me by a guy who sells only leather furniture so that's why I took the plunge. It's also not as expensive as some of the ones out in the garage. Wish I could give it 10 stars. I rarely write reviews but this one really deserved a good one." —A. Eley

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95.

    34. A heavy-duty grout cleaner if you want to give your floors a jaw-dropping makeover à la Anne Hathaway in The Princess Diaries. The dirt will just disappear. IDK what else to tell you.

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    Promising review: "I tried so many other products trying to get the grout on my kitchen floor clean. This did the trick when nothing else would, and I didn't have to exhaust myself scrubbing." —Marn

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    35. An over-cabinet hair care station because your heat-styling tools are sitting in a tangled mess in the drawer. It's too bad no one will see how nicely and neatly you stored them once you shut the cabinet door.

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    Promising review: "This product did exactly what I needed it to. Before, all my items were in a drawer and the cords were a pain, but this metal basket minimized clutter, kept things organized and separate, and it also looks nice. It fits two of my blow dryers, a flat iron, and a curling wand. Worth the buy." —Alyssa Jewell

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in seven finishes).

    36. A cute storage ottoman for stashing extra linens, pillows, blankets, board games, you name it.

    A reviewer showing their entry way with various items all over the floor at first, but then their entry way looking less messy since all of the items were placed in the slim, rectangular storage ottoman by the door
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    Promising review: "I store all kinds of things in them in my entry hall and living room. They look nice and are sturdy enough to sit on and put shoes on." —Keri B. Mom of 7

    Get it from Amazon for $57.99+ (available in four colors).

    Read my coworker's ottoman storage bench review for more details!

    37. A broom and mop organizer so the precariously balanced pile of cleaning supplies don't come tumbling down the minute you grab your Swiffer.

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    Promising review: "Holds better than any rack I've had. Nothing falls off and the hooks are a welcome addition for holding the small items. This is my second one, as I liked the first one so well." —Jami Wallis

    Get it from Amazon for $17.97.

    38. A broom for pet hair to loosen the fur trapped in your carpet. It works just as well on wood and linoleum, with the rubber head working as a magnet to attract stray hairs. There's also a built-in squeegee for wiping up liquids or for cleaning glass. Plus, the handle extends from 36 to 60 inches so it can reach practically any mess.

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    Promising review: "I bought this broom based on the tons of great reviews and I am not disappointed. I love this broom! It is lightweight but sturdy. I have used it on tile floors and carpet, and it does a great job of getting the pet hair, lint, and dirt. I like this so much better than our traditional push broom. It is very easy to clean after use just using my hand, unlike our old broom. It also has a telescoping handle so that you can adjust it to whatever height you need. There is also a squeegee for doing the house windows and the car windows. I highly recommend it." —Joyce V

    Get it from Amazon for $12.44.

    Check out my colleague Emma Lord's Evrilholder FURemover broom review for more satisfying before and after photos!

    39. A hardwood floor cleaner that'll lift the dirt and grime you've deposited on your poor floors over the years.

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    It's safe for unwaxed, non-oiled, polyurethane-finished wood flooring. Just spray it on wood and wipe with a mop or Swiffer.

    Promising review: "I moved into an apartment with absolutely disgusting wood floors. Whenever I would walk on it my feet would turn black. I used this product as well as a rag and a cleaning brush. It worked very well and now I’m not scared or grossed-out walking on my floors! The pictures are 'before' and 'afters' from cleaning." —fwk

    Get it from Amazon for $7.97.

    40. A blind cleaner brush if you don't have the time or energy to clean each blind individually. Work smarter not harder!

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    Promising review: "Where has this tool been all my life? This is a quick, inexpensive way to clean vinyl blinds. The tool is so easy to use that we have added the chore to my 9-year-old son’s list. We also use it on our metal indoor heat/air vent. Love that the tool comes with washable replacement dusters." —mastermom

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (also available in green).

    41. An eco-friendly hard water stain-remover because all the other glass cleaners in your cabinet haven't been able to do the job yet.

    Before photo of a glass shower door with hard water stain and after photo of the same door, which is now free of water stains
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    Promising review: "I have been trying to clean my glass shower for three years since we moved into our house. There was a buildup of hard water spots that would not come off. I tried all the advertised products claiming to easily clean it. None of them worked. I tried vinegar and steel wool and homemade mixtures. Nothing worked. Then I came across a mention of Bio-Clean somewhere on the Internet. I don't recall where. Bio-Clean is really incredible! It's non-toxic and safe to handle. And importantly it takes off all the old hard water spots. It also cleans other surfaces. I've already tried it to remove water spots on chrome and it works beautifully. I cannot recommend this product more highly." —Anonymous

    Get it from Amazon for $23.77.

    42. A cast-iron scrubber, which is just a piece of chainmail for lifting leftover food grit — not the pan's seasoning. This'll save you a heck of a lot of time now that you're not trying to scrub away stubborn stains with a fragile sponge.

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    Because this scrubber is metal, you should avoid using it on nonstick pans as it can scratch and damage the surface.

    Promising review: "I love the product. I wish I had known about it when I first got my cast-iron skillet over a year ago. It is really easy to use and did a great job getting the crud off of the skillet without stripping the seasoning away and it was fast. I find myself using my cast-iron more frequently since purchasing this product because I no longer dread the cleanup process. If you have cast-iron cookware then you need one of these babies. I will definitely recommend it to others." —KeCaRi

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99. This customer review is long but it's full of great tips if you end up purchasing this scrubber.

    43. A set of refrigerator storage bins so you actually know what you have (and what you don't have!) instead of opening the fridge to see a jumbled mess and saying, "Welp, I guess I'm ordering takeout again!"

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    This six-piece set includes two wide and two narrow drawers, one can dispenser drawer, and one egg drawer.

    Promising review: "The containers are sturdy and work great! Before my fridge looked like a mess you'd find on an episode of Hoarders — now we're ready for a photo shoot with Martha Stewart! Perhaps that is a slight exaggeration, but truly, I couldn't get a bottle of salad dressing out before without putting three jars of jelly on the counter, knocking over a bottle of ketchup, and stepping on the dog. Now I just open the fridge, pull out the drawer, and take what I need. The dog never even has time to get underfoot!" —hari sharma

    Get them from Amazon for $39.99.

    44. A leather recoloring balm to transform your years-old furniture so it looks less like it spent two years in a college dorm and then three years with roommates (even if it did) and more like it's straight from the factory floor.

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    Promising review: "My loveseat was looking cracked and faded again after three years. (It’s 13 years old and sits in a room with a big picture window.) The product worked just as well as it did in 2016. I noticed that some buyers have reported issues with color transfer. I followed the directions on the container and never had that problem. It’s important that you wait five minutes and then buff your furniture with a clean dry cloth. I also used this to restore some leather bar stools that were looking a little faded. Our dog scratched our leather sectional, and this balm took care of the scratch, too. I only used half a container to do a loveseat, four bar stools, and a few scratches on our sectional (pictured above).Casey B

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95 (available in 16 colors).

    45. A plant-based stainless steel cleaner and polish that'll help you conquer the very time-consuming task of wiping down all the appliances in your kitchen. Reviewers say it helps keep your surfaces smudge-free for longer, meaning less cleaning for you!

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    Promising review: "I live in an apartment. The sink is about 35 years old and has become badly stained and scratched from neglect and indifferent care. This has made a noticeable difference. This sink will never look brand new again, but your product removed, I would say, about 80% of the stains, without any extraordinary effort, and put a really polished look on the sink. It is gleaming and actually looks very clean for the first time since I have lived here. I am betting that with continued and consistent use of Therapy cleaner, it will continue to improve. Thank you for a most excellent product." —David Brennan

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

    46. A bottle of Bar Keepers Friend soft cleanser if you need a fast-acting, heavy-hitting cleaner. It'll restore all your pots and pans with burned bottoms in mere minutes.

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    Promising review: "Wow, this stuff is awesome!!!! I had seen this stuff at the store but it said nothing about using it for brass. Man this stuff took off 25 years of thick tarnish in seconds. I applied it thickly and let it sit for a couple of minutes and then began rubbing circles with a damp kitchen scrubbing sponge. It came right off!" —MDenise

    Get it from Amazon for $8.75.

    47. A portable Bissell SpotBot, because who wants to spend hours on their hands and knees scrubbing cat vomit from the carpet with a brush? The answer: no one. Good thing this'll clean up your messes in minutes.

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    This portable carpet cleaner will spray, brush, and suction up any stain, no adult supervision needed. It also comes with a hose and tool attachment if you'd prefer a more hands-on cleaning session.

    Promising review: "I have two cats (ages 16 and 8), one dog, a 5-year-old kid, and several other dogs on occasion (I pet sit and board dogs). I have needed to rent a carpet cleaner at least twice a year since I can remember. No longer! The SpotBot has revolutionized cleaning in our household. It is ridiculously easy and fast! The best part is that I barely have to touch anything gross anymore. I always pick up the larger chunks first, but I let the SpotBot do the rest and all I have to do is follow-it up with a good dump and rinse. A single spot takes less than five minutes to clean depending on the setting used and your competency (again, super easy to set up and use). I've had good experience on the stairs and the upholstery using the wand as well." —Rainbow Chicken

    Get it from Amazon for $179.99.

    48. A hanging jewelry organizer with 32 clear pockets and 18 hooks for anyone who has a bad habit of losing their earrings.

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    Promising review: "I no longer lose my earrings!! 🙌 This has been a lifesaver for me! It has also helped me keep my jewelry organized!" —Hollyn

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

    49. A rust-remover spray so you no longer avoid looking at your shower because of embarrassing stains. This cleanser will obliterate those streaks in the blink of an eye.

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    Promising review: "Worked great and super fast. My bathtub has a dip where water collects unless it’s squeegeed out, but even then some water remains. Well it began to rust and no amount of scrubbing or bleach could clean it. I got this product and sprayed it over the rise spots and within five minutes I saw it starting to clear up and in15 minutes and it was all gone." —Joshlynne

    Get it from Amazon for $4.98.

    50. A devastatingly effective handheld vacuum to pick up fur with ease, especially on hard-to-vacuum areas like stairs. There's no bag, so simply pop off the canister when you're done vacuuming and dump the contents in the trash.

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    Promising review: "This little machine is a MARVEL. I have a black dog, black cat, and white upholstered furniture. My cat loves to sit on a particular chair, and I had more or less given up on ever being able to sit on it because it took so long to get the pet hair off. I couldn’t be happier with this purchase and will be giving a number of them as gifts for the holidays this year." —Elizabeth Moore

    Get it from Amazon for $38.99.

    51. A scarf holder that'll keep your favorite chilly-weather accessory neat, organized, and easy to grab.

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    It can also be used to store belts, ties, or leggings.

    Promising review: "This thing is amazing. I was skeptical about buying because all the other reviews had pictures with lighter, summery/spring scarves but my collection is mostly winter wear. I wasn’t sure if it would hold all my large blanket scarves, but it does. This was the perfect solution to my organization problem." —Nikolette

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97 (available in two colors).

    52. A furniture repair kit if your family's heirloom dining table has developed a noticeable chip. This kit gives you everything you need to fill holes, remove scratches, and touch up blemishes on wood furniture and floors.

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    It comes with 10 common wood colors (so you can easily mix and match to create your perfect shade), wood putty, a spatula, a mixing jar, an applicator brush, and personalized repair advice.

    Promising review: "I would give this product 10 stars if I could! It made my furniture look brand-new where the finish had chipped off. It even comes with a color chart so you can get an exact match!" —