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    34 Cleaning Products That’ll Make Neat Freaks Ask Themselves, “Am I The Messy One?”

    If you don't own these products, you're basically telling me you *are* the messy one.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A pet hair remover if your pet sheds a lot...like a lot, a lot. Roll it over your couch, bed, favorite blanket, you name it, and watch it lift the fur away without fail. 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: "If I could give this product six stars, I would. My husband and I use it almost every day. We have three furry dogs and six fluffy cats, which makes for A LOT of hair. We were using a lint roller before we bought our ChomChom Roller. The lint roller didn't work very well and had to be replaced. We have had our ChomChom Roller for months and it still works just as well as it did when we first got it. We can actually invite our friends over now without worrying about all the pet hair." —Morgan Willis

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    2. A pack of stain-removing pads because owning a pet = a lot of messes. Thank goodness these pads can handle whatever you throw at 'em. Pee? Check! Poop? Check! Vomit? Check! (You can even use them to clean up your wine spills.)

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    Promising review: "WOW! Honestly, I was a little skeptical of the promise of these pads, but I bought them just to try out. THEY WORKED AMAZINGLY WELL! Seriously. I have some stains that are 1.5–2 years old. I've tried everything to get them out. I put these pads on the stains (two to cover the spot), let sit for about an hour, pulled them up, and the stain was gone. I truly couldn't believe it. The pad was yellow. Somehow the old urine was soaked up into the pad. My carpet looks like new. I couldn't recommend these any higher for what I wanted and what I got. Wish I could give this more than 5 stars." —Matt

    Get a pack of 20 from Amazon for $24.99.

    3. A bleach-free, no-scrub weekly shower spray you'll reach for each Saturday 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. We plan on using it as part of our weekly cleanup routine, in addition to purchasing the Wet and Forget Mold and Mildew Remover for use on the vinyl siding of our house. This is truly an overnight sensation!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.97.

    4. A pumice cleaning stone for powering through tough rust, lime, and calcium streaks that have retired many a toilet scrubbing brush. (You can just call yours Old Faithful.) This nontoxic 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’m doing a happy dance right now! My toilets have had mineral rings in the bowls from well water since we bought our house five years ago. During those five years, I have purchased NUMEROUS products to try to remove the rings. Every single one failed. I had come to terms with the idea that if I wanted pristine-looking crappers, I was going to need to replace them. Three of them. Ugh! I ordered the pumice cleaning stone as a last-ditch attempt. Received it today, and immediately went to town. My extreme enthusiasm for scrubbing johns was actually a bit odd, but I was feeling optimistic. Turns out I had reason to. THIS PRODUCT IS AMAZING!!! SO amazing, it actually inspired me to take a picture of my TOILET!!!! My hoppers are saved!!!!! Seriously, the rings are COMPLETELY GONE. If I could give 10 stars, I would." —Sassyscribbler

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    5. Or a pack of genius fizzing toilet tabs (think a bath bomb but for your toilet) to sanitize the bowl. I think the saying goes, "100% of the time it works every time."

    White bath bombs
    Juniperseed Mercantile / Etsy

    Juniperseed Mercantile is a Colorado-based small biz run by science teacher Tiffany Norton. It specializes in all-natural cleaning, skincare, bath, and body products.

    Promising review: "Like a bath bomb for your toilet! Works great, smells great, toilets were just as clean but with none of the chemicals! Fast shipping too! Thank you!” —Erin Horender

    Get them from Juniperseed Mercantile on Etsy for $2.50 (or a pack of five for $10).

    6. A drain clog remover that'll conquer the hair monster in your shower drain, simultaneously impressing and disgusting you. Chances are you'll never stop shedding so you might as well stock up on these bad boys.

    Reviewer holding the snake, which has grabbed a massive chunk of hair from the drain
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    Promising review: "When I pulled the orange plastic spiked strip from the package, I was immediately skeptical and felt like all those 5-star reviews were from people who exist in an alternate universe. I was tempted to initiate a return on Amazon but decided that I might as well gamble on a piece of $9 plastic before gambling $200 on a plumber. I slipped the plastic strip down my shower drain and literally FIVE SECONDS LATER I was pulling up gobs and gobs and gobs of hair. HOLY COW!!!!!!!! OHMYGOSH. I can't believe I still have any hair left on my head. SO MUCH REPULSIVE GUNK!!!! I saved my prize hairball on the shower floor to show my husband because I knew he would be as skeptical as I was. We both agree it looks like a small raccoon or a large squirrel lying helplessly on my shower floor. It's a grisly, messy, smelly and oh-so-rewarding job." —Chocolate and Chips

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $11.88.

    7. 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.

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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 $6.99.

    8. A mold and mildew remover because you can set it, forget it, and come back in a few hours to see grout that looks like new. If your brain is filled with images of your dirty shower grout every time you close your eyes and try to relax...you definitely need this.

    Progression photo showing dark mold and mildew on shower tile grout disappearing overnight
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    Promising review: "You guys. I’m embarrassed to even show you this. The grout around our tub was DISGUSTING. It was never caulked right and it got gross very quickly. I would scrub. The cleaning lady would scrub. It would get worse. Well, I came across this in a BuzzFeed list, and this stuff made me curious. I don’t know why it doesn’t have 10,000 good reviews. Seriously. All I did was squeeze it on and walk away. I let it sit overnight. Check this out. Buy it. Like today." —KarynB

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    9. A Scrubbing Bubbles toilet cleaning stamp so you can polish your toilet without ever having to pick up a dirty toilet brush. *shudders* Honestly, you can probably just chuck it straight in the trash after you add this to your cart. The stamp releases the cleaning gel, which foams and cleans your toilet with each flush.

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    Promising review: "I was sooo skeptical and was confused about how they’d work but the gel solidifies and with every flush, suds wash through with the water and it really makes a fresh difference. Also the scent is light but really nice and fresh! I recommend these 100%! They’re super interesting but they do the job." —Janet

    Get six stamps from Amazon for $3.97 (or Subscribe & Save for $3.77/month).

    10. A reusable weighted bottle cleaner for getting rid of schmutz on the inside of your water bottle, especially those pesky tapered bottles where you can't slide a sponge down the neck. These sponges have an abrasive texture that dislodge food bits (like leftover smoothie that's stuck in your Blender Bottle) when you can't reach it. Just drop it in the bottle and give it a shake.

    CleanzySponges / Etsy

    Each sponge should last around four months.

    John, the founder, dreamed up the Cleanzy sponge after realizing there wasn't an effective way to clean drink containers without bulky tools and a lot of scrubbing. Enter the Cleanzy sponge — an adorable and fuss-free way to clean that requires minimal effort on your part.

    Get it from CleanzySponges on Etsy for $7.50.

    11. A bottle of hard water booster powder to make mugs that look like the one on the left (aka cloudy) look more like the mug on the right (aka nice and shiny). Your precious morning coffee should not be ruined by hard water stains!

    reviewer photo of stained mug next to a clean mug after using powder
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    Promising review: "I could not get my flatware to come out clean from the dishwasher and I wondered if it was the hard water. I was using up to three soap blocks in each load with only partial improvement. I used this the first time and voilà! Perfectly clean flatware for the first time. I LOVE this!" —Susan A

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97 (or Subscribe & Save for $5.67/month).

    12. A bacon sponge that'll do the trick if draining excess grease from your bacon with single-use paper towels bothers your green heart. Just soak these polyester and organic cotton cloths in hot water and a degreasing soap to keep them clean.

    Pile of bacon sitting on the quilted cloth
    GreenCityLiving / Etsy

    GreenCityLiving is a small biz based in Denver that specializes in eco-friendly home goods. They donate 2.5% of sales to Climate Emergency Fund, an organization that supports climate activists.

    Promising review: "These are amazing!!! They work! And no stains!!! I was concerned that since I don’t use Dawn or a big name brand dish soap, my earth-friendly soap might not cut the grease as well, but that was not the case! My bacon sponge is perfectly clean and spotless! I love it! So glad I ordered two! I couldn’t be more pleased!!!" —cattealover

    Get it from GreenCityLiving on Etsy for $8.

    13. A portable Bissell SpotBot if spending hours on your hands and knees scrubbing cat vomit from the carpet sounds incredibly unappealing.

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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 an older pug and he has always been good, but I knew one day this machine would be brought out. I had it nine months before my first use. He got sick one week, and I literally used the machine about 12 times in a week. All I can say is Bissell knocked it out of the park with this. It’s amazing. It cleans so well. It is the simplest machine I have ever used that does so much. It is well designed. Quick set up. And clean up. It does all the work for you. And it does a fantastic job. I love it. Worth every penny. I’ll never be without one. If you are on the fence, buy it. I can’t believe how good this machine works. And the design is flawless. The tanks are so easy to fill. And clean for storage. And if it can clean 100% of what we had this week. It can clean anything!!! Like it never even happened. Thank you Bissell!!!" —David

    Get it from Amazon for $179.99.

    14. A mattress vacuum because the last time you cleaned your mattress was...? The answer is never. This loosens dust and dirt lodged in your mattress and sucks it up, catching itty bitty particles.

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    Promising review: "You guys, I’m actually embarrassed to show this picture because I pride myself on having a clean home. But this filth just came out of our mattress. My husband and I have always had seasonal allergies but I started to wonder if there was another cause because we both kept waking up stuffy even during the off season. After learning about dust mite allergies, I ordered this vacuum as fast as my fingers could order. I just plugged in this little wonder and got to work, assuming every bit of the bed needed it. I wasn’t wrong. Pulled off everything and did the actual mattress. Yuck. Vacuumed the mattress cover and got more. Our new pillows needed it too. This vacuum is lightweight, easy to maneuver, easy to clean. But its greatest benefit is the peace of mind it provides. We’re all going to sleep better tonight because of it!" —swttulip

    Get it from Amazon for $109.99.

    15. A cooktop cleaner so you can enjoy a pristine kitchen even though your messy roommate's selective amnesia means they don't remember all the apartment meetings you've had about cleaning up after yourselves. This kit comes with a bottle of cleaner, a sponge, and a scraper — everything you need short of a new roommate.

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    Promising review: "I had tried four different cleaners before discovering this one and I wish I would have found it sooner! All of that caked-on liquid that runs out of the pans and burns into the stove top while you’re cooking?? This removes all of it. It doesn’t scratch your glass top stove top and it leaves it looking brand-new. I won’t ever buy another cleaner — this is it for me!" —Christine

    Get it from Amazon for $9.69.

    16. 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: "This stuff is AMAZING. We have a 1.5-year-old puppy and have made several futile attempts to clean up carpet stains from her potty training days. Another dog owner clued us into this, and we cannot believe we didn't buy it sooner. Seriously, the same night this arrived, I spilled an entire bottle of beer on white carpet (oops), grabbed the Folex, sprayed a bunch onto the stain, massaged it into the carpet with my finger tips, and blotted with a damp towel. You can't see ANY remnant of a stain. I've also attacked old stains (like one-plus year old) and saw the same results. Seriously, buy this!!!" —AKM

    Get it from Amazon for $12.25.

    17. 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: "Yes, you can clean your dishwasher without utilizing a pre-packaged cleaner. Call me lazy. This was simple to use, smelled good, and I was pleasantly surprised when I opened the dishwasher after the recommended cleaning cycle. This product actually did what it advertises that it will do! Great results, fairly economical — and by the way — it works!" —Old Southern Charm

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

    18. An eco-friendly hard water stain-remover that'll defeat stubborn soap scum and residue that's bested all your other attempts to scrub it away. It's biodegradable so the scent won't singe your nose hairs and make you gag, plus it's safe enough to use on just about anything — including shower glass, tile, granite, stainless steel, marble, brass, and porcelain.

    Reviewer before and after showing the cleaner removed hard water stains on a glass shower door
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    Promising review: "I honestly only bought this product because of the money-back guarantee, thinking that there was no way anything would rid me of the hard water stains on the glass shower doors that I inherited from a former tenant. I had tried lemon juice, vinegar, baking soda, toilet bowl cleaner, a headlight-cleaning kit and even a professional strength cleaning acid, combined with hours of scrubbing by hand and finally with an oscillating scrub attachment for my power drill. I'm not saying that this product works quickly, but that fact that it works at all has me overjoyed! After an hour of using my oscillating scrub attachment, I have completely cleared away a chunk of the stains on the door, which honestly I did not think was possible before today. I am so relieved that I will soon be rid of these embarrassing stains. Very happy with this product and can't wait to tackle the rest of the shower!" —Emmy

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    19. A gel dust cleaner if there's a crumb stuck between your R and T keys and it's bugging the heck out of you. Smushing this lemon-scented slime on your keyboard is weirdly soothing and the end result is dust-free keys.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is so amazing and cleans up any keyboard! This is a must-have if you use a mechanical keyboard. This product cleans way beyond my expectations! I've used it on multiple keyboards, car vents, and small cracks/joints in my car interior. I was paranoid buying this container as I wasn't sure how long it would last but I'm still on my first container of this so it's WELL worth the money." —jgutz20

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    20. A jetted bathtub cleaner because yes, you have to clean the inside of your tub — like the inside, inside. This cleanser will quickly flush out soap scum and body oils that are gunking up your tub's jets.

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    Promising review: "Get this! I was a little hesitant due to the price but I’m so glad I sprang for this! I’ve tried to bubble the gunk outta my jetted tub and thought it was OK with just water; I WAS WRONG! This cleaner made all the difference and so much crap came outta there! This made it really easy to scrub my tub down and get it sparkling clean afterward, so glad I bought this! If you’re on the fence like I was because you’re cheap, buy this! You will be so disgusted yet pleasantly surprised by the crap that comes outta your jetted tub!" —Cebe

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    21. A Swop Mop so you can clean your dirty, dusty air vents without standing on a rickety step ladder. This reusable cleaning cloth slides over your broom so you can dust high and low with ease.

    SharpedDesignedGoods / Etsy

    Get it from SharpedDesignedGoods on Etsy for $8.99.

    22. A humble laundry soap bar for brightening whites, spot-treating stains, cleaning your makeup brushes, degreasing your home, repelling bugs (it smells like citronella), luring catfish (yes, reviewers swear by it as fish bait), and more.

    Before and after of a reviewer's T-shirt and pants that are stained dark brown and then look bright and white after being cleaned with the soap bar
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    Promising review: "When I went on my first solo backpacking trip across Ireland, I only had enough room in my pack for three sets of clothes. I contemplated buying individual packets of laundry detergent, but was glad I decided to go with Zote soap instead. It was easy to carry with me and to use to wash my clothes in the sinks at the hostels I stayed it. This bar will last you forever and made my clothes super clean and smelling nice." —Maryann K.

    Get it from Amazon for $3.20.

    23. An robot vacuum to keep the mess under control without you ever lifting a finger. OK, I lied. You will have to press some buttons on the remote control but you'll no longer have to spend a good portion of your weekend manually vacuuming up mountains of dirt, dust, and pet fur.

    Infographic of the vacuum and its features including BoostIQ Technology, a 3-point cleaning system, and 1300 Pa suction
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    Promising review: "I am a NEAT FREAK! I love to clean. I literally clean my house daily. It can’t be clean enough. I have a two-story, three-bedroom three-bathroom house with two dogs. This vacuum cleans all of it! This gadget is legit like a little human vacuuming your floors, but super throughly. It goes over all my rugs and hardwood floors, and it goes in the bathrooms and closets and under all the furniture. Once in awhile it gets caught in the wires underneath my TV but most of the time it is able to get itself out of it. It’s quiet. My dogs barely even notice it. This is worth every penny! It’s easy to set up, and easy to clean after each use. It does all the hard work for you. Since I’ve had mine, I’ve literally gotten five friends to buy one and they all love it too." —Shannon

    Get it from Amazon for $149.99 (originally $229.99; also available in white).

    24. A grout paint pen that'll cover up years of residue from dirty feet, uncleaned spills, and mysterious stains that bother you every time you look down at your floors. It works like a regular marker, so even people who failed art can use it.

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    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing! After over 10 years of the grout not being cleaned, and a botched repair job, the bathroom floor in this house looked horrendous. Two pens covered the entire bathroom floor, with plenty left over in the second pen, even with applying two to three layers (which you will definitely need as the paint is a bit thin and also absorbs into the grout). Super easy to apply, works exactly like a regular paint marker. Be sure to press the pen tip on a separate (thick) cloth to activate it before actually using on the grout so you don't end up with a huge mess on the tile when the paint floods out at first. If you see the first side of the tip is getting frayed, just pull it out and turn it around to the other side." —regalle

    Get a white pen from Amazon for $8.99 (also available in other colors).

    25. A microwave steam cleaner that'll 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.

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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 $9.99+ (available in four colors).

    26. An odor-eliminating spray because a few spritzes on the stain your pet's "present" left behind will save you from smelling pee every time you walk into the living room. 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.

    The spray bottle
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have six elderly cats, and a few of them oftentimes leave smelly pee puddles to register their disdain at whatever cats get 'peed off' about. It's not a litter box problem and, although I've caught one or two of them doing it, I can't blame them all. This product works great on fresh messes as well as dried ones. After blotting up fresh pee pads, I saturate the area with Rocco & Roxi's odor remover and let dry. For dried stinky stuff, I just saturate the area and let it dry. It has a pleasant odor and completely eliminates the ammonia odor. Believe me, I've tried all kinds of products, and this one works the best. I buy gallons now just to have on hand. It's better than smelling that awful pee!" —mona mia

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

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

    27. A broom for pet hair so you spend less time unearthing trapped fur from your carpet. The rubber head works 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 so it can reach practically any mess.

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    Promising review: "I thought my carpet was clean because I have a full-size 'pet' vacuum, but I can tell that this broom is the only thing able to get deep enough and pull all that hair and dirt out of the fibers. Even works better on my tile floors than a regular broom. It doesn’t kick up dust particles or leave them behind. Also, I feel you can use this instead of your mop since it also has a squeegee and can be cleaned just by rinsing it. So you get a twofer with this 👌🏾" —Nelio

    Get it from Amazon for $12.44.

    Check out my coworker's Evrilholder FURemover broom review for more satisfying photos of the hair it removed from her carpet.

    28. Some stain-removing tablets for saving you from spending your Sunday scrubbing wine stains on your shirt from Saturday's movie night. Toss one in with a regular load and your whites will emerge dramatically whiter.

    The Fizz Whizz / Etsy

    The Fizz Whiz is a small business based in Brandon, Florida.

    Promising review: "Washed my clothes and they came out very clean. I put my sneakers in the wash and they were very gross. They came out so clean that they almost looked new. Will buy again, and recommend." —Daniel Law

    Get them from The Fizz Whiz on Etsy for $14.

    29. And an oven cleaner to de-gunk the last five years' worth of meals from the sides and bottom. This is great for anyone whose oven doesn't have a self-clean option, as well as people who don't use the self-clean button because it turns their home into a sauna.

    Reviewer's dirty oven with huge chunks of burned food bits stuck to it made totally clean
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    Promising review: "First, let me say I never clean my oven because I hate it so much! It had years of baked-on drippings on the bottom and the usual brown crud that forms on the sides and shelves. After reading reviews, I decided to give it a try. It works wonders! My oven looks great and it was so easy. Follow the directions and all the bad stuff just wipes away! I've even used it on other stubborn stains on baking pans. Highly recommended!!" —E. Nyquist

    Get it from Amazon for $12.66.

    30. A pack of foaming garbage disposal cleaners that'll clean your sink from the inside out. You definitely shouldn't be sticking your hand down the garbage disposal...so let this lil' helper do the dirty and dangerous work.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I ordered this after trying myriad products and home remedies that failed to rid our kitchen sink of a lingering odor that made each of us in the house suspect that one of the others had ground up a corpse in the garbage disposal. To our surprise, it neutralized the rotting flesh-whiff in the first use. Seriously. It is pretty awesome." —Shay E. Meagle

    Get a pack (good for four uses) from Amazon for $3.98.

    31. Some washing machine cleaning tablets if you crinkle your nose in disgust every time you open your washer and are greeted by a dank, mysterious odor. These'll clean and freshen the inside while dissolving residue because you keep your washing machine open when it's not in use yet it still smells moldy. What gives?

    models hand dropping 1/4c-ish size tablet into washer
    Amazon

    They're safe to use with pretty much any type of washer: HE or regular, top-loading and front-loading.

    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 left me surprised and delighted for not only did it clean my machine, it 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

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $10.46.

    32. A portable handheld vacuum because it picks 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: "Holy crap!! Are you skeptical when it comes to buying stuff online? ME TOO! That's why I figured all of these rave reviews were a crock of crap. I've seriously bought every kind of vacuum out there, including the Roomba, which is about as intelligent as a cotton swab. But I have four cats and a golden retriever, so I was getting desperate! I believe the saying is… a picture is worth a thousand words. Check mine out (above)! Of note — the 'before' picture was taken of my dog's bed AFTER it went through the washer and dryer. Look at all of that left-behind hair!!! And the 'after' picture was taken after only THREE MINUTES spent vacuuming her bed. I. Am. SOLD! BTW, I've NEVER taken the time to review a product before, just FYI." —Luka Chan

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99.

    33. A drill brush kit so your arm isn't out of commission for a whole day after aggressively scrubbing stains for 10 minutes. Just attach the scrubbing brush head, flip the switch on your drill, and watch the dirt go straight down the drain.

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    Promising review: "I let my tub get extra dirty on purpose because I knew this brush set was coming. In five minutes my tub was sparkling clean. This item is no joke. The flat brushes are awesome for big surfaces and the cone brush hits the hard to reach corners. I liked them so much I bought a set for my mom." —Jason B.

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

    34. A plant-based stainless-steel cleaner and polish for anyone whose family doesn't seem to understand that there are handles (handles, people!) and unnecessarily smudge the fridge with their fingerprints.

    Hand wiping a fridge door after applying the cleaner
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is hands-down the only product that has ever perfectly cleaned my stainless steel appliances. It deserves 10 stars because nothing else comes close to removing streaks and toddler finger prints as easily and completely as this. I have tried for years to get my appliances to look like new. Everyone who has stainless should own this." —Danielle

    Get a bottle from Amazon for $16.95.

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