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    32 Products That'll Prevent The Mess In The First Place

    Including labels for your bed sheets, washable oven liners, and a tab that releases toilet-cleaning powers with every flush.

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    1. A set of oven liners to catch crumbs before they permanently attach themselves to your oven. Raise your hand if you hate cleaning your oven. Great. Now take that same hand and click the "add to cart" button.

    2. A pot clip for holding your utensils aloft and over the pot. If they drip, it's not going to be all over your freshly washed counters.

    The clip holding a wooden spoon over a pot

    3. A set of reusable burner covers because you can just wipe them clean when grease splatters or your pot boils over. They're nonstick, heat-resistant, and dishwasher-safe.

    Before of dirty stovetop and after showing the covers sit around the burner and catch messes

    4. A collapsible splatter guard so last night's spaghetti leftovers don't turn your microwave into a Jackson Pollock painting. This lil' guy is collapsible and dishwasher-safe so you can easily store it (or keep it in the microwave) when you're not using it.

    The plastic splatter guard with a red rim on top of a plate of leftovers in a microwave

    5. An 11-in-1 Instant Pot Duo Crisp if you want to whip up dinner fast and without dirtying every pot and pan you own. In addition to being a pressure cooker and an air fryer, the IP Duo Crisp can also sauté, steam, sous vide, bake, broil, dehydrate, and more.

    The Instant Pot Duo Crisp

    6. Or a programmable slow cooker and slow cooker liners that'll come in handy if you have a lot of hungry people to feed. With the disposable liners, you can cook different recipes at the same time, reducing your overall cook time *and* saving you from having to wash a huge stack of dishes.

    7. A no-spill ice cube tray to make space in your freezer (it's stackable!) and ensure your water freezes in the shape of a cube rather than in one monster lump.

    8. A portable dishwasher for anyone who despises washing dishes by hand so much that they just let them pile up in the sink. This handy dandy countertop dishwasher will clean your plates, cups, and utensils so you never have to pick up another sponge.

    9. A pair of five-blade herb scissors because you can go snip, snip, snip, and have a bowl of freshly chopped herbs in seconds. No more dirty cutting boards, messily chopped herbs, and hands that now reek of said herbs.

    Scissors cutting herbs into a bowl

    10. 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

    11. A Lysol hanging toilet bowl cleaner if the idea of picking up a toilet brush gives you the heebie jeebies. (Who knows what kind of germs are lurking on it?!) These clip to the side of your toilet, and each flush deodorizes the bowl and helps prevent stains.

    12. A pack of lemon-scented fizzing toilet tabs that'll sanitize your bowl and keep it smelling fresh without you ever having to break a sweat.

    a stack of circular coin-shaped tablets

    13. A Scrubbing Bubbles toilet cleaning stamp to polish your toilet with each flush. The stamp releases the cleaning gel, which foams and cleans your toilet.

    14. A TubShroom for snagging the hair you shed before it clogs your drain and collects in the pipes. Have your relaxing showers turned into you just standing in a puddle of water five minutes after you turn on the water? Yeah, you need this.

    15. Sheet Keeper, an elastic band labeled with a sheet size because you've definitely unfolded every set of sheets in the linen closet looking for the king size and not the queen size. Now you'll be able to quickly and clearly see which sheets are which without making a mess.

    The elastic bands on sets of sheets

    16. An elevated pet food bowl so the mess is contained. The tray catches food that escapes Fido's mouth when he buries his face in the bowl, and there are drainage holes to move water into the basin underneath the tray. Plus the top and bowls are removable so cleanup is easy.

    Reviewer photo of the feeder; one bowl filled with water and the other with dry cat food

    17. An automatic water fountain if you're tired of your cats spilling water all over the floor. Why, Mittens?? Why? Cats generally don't like deep, narrow bowls, so they may try to tip over their water dish to drink comfortably. The open design of this fountain will encourage your picky cats to stay hydrated.

    18. A hair-removing glove that'll satisfy your fur baby's endless desire for some rubbies *and* grab loose fur before it ends up all over your floors. It's also great if your dog or cat goes running at the sight of a brush.

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

    19. A top entry litter box to keep the litter where it belongs: in the dang box and NOT all over your floors and carpet. It has a grooved lid to catch any litter that's attached itself to your cat's paws, plus it comes with a scoop!

    20. An air purifier for sucking up dirt, dust, allergens, and more before they coat your apartment *and* your sinuses.

    The square black air purifier

    21. A pocket-sized Tile Mate because you've definitely destroyed what was a very neat room looking for your lost phone, wallet, or keys. Using your smartphone, you can make these trackers "ring" so it's easier to locate whatever is missing. You can even find a lost phone by holding down the Tile button until your phone rings, even if it's on silent.

    the black square bluetooth tracker on a keychain

    22. A nail polish holder so you don't have to worry about the bottle spilling everywhere. It attaches to your fingers like a ring, meaning you don't need a flat surface on which to set it, and can paint your nails in the car, in bed, on the couch, or even in a bathtub.

    The blue ring on two fingers holding a bottle of lilac polish

    23. A pair of sweeper slippers if you want to clean the floors as you walk around your apartment. They pick up dirt, dust, pet hair, your hair, and more with each step.

    24. 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!

    person cleaning a stainless steel fridge

    25. 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

    26. A hanging file organizer for preventing your desk from turning into a mess of unorganized papers. This'll help you take advantage of vertical space and create a home for all your clutter.

    The 10-tier hanging organizer in black

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

    28. A bottle of Scotchgard so you can curl up on the couch with your eggnog or hot cocoa and not worry that if you spill (more like when you spill, TBH) it'll leave a stain.

    The product on a shirt showing it's repelling water

    29. An odor-eliminating spray if your pet keeps marking the same spot. 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

    30. A genius T-shirt roll holder that'll hold your massive T-shirt collection so it won't turn into one big mess in your drawers.

    BuzzFeed writer's closet door closed with several shirts hanging from a hook at the top of the door. The shirts are attached by rolling them up and putting them through stretchy loops.

    31. An easily washable drip catcher to prevent the counter space between the back of your faucet and the wall from becoming a puddle after you wash the dishes. This absorbent mat sits snugly around your faucet so the back section of your sink area stays dry.

    32. A set of bed bands for keeping your sheets in place so they don't slip, slide, and bunch up overnight.

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