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    36 Cleaning Products That Seem Too Good To Be True — But Actually Work

    They really do work, we're serious.

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    1. Individually-wrapped wipes for cleaning glasses and technology screens. Not only do they help to get rid of fingerprints and fogginess, but they help to reduce bacteria living on your everyday usage items.

    2. Water bottle cleaning tablets that'll make yucky reusable bottles feel as if you just bought them from the store all over again.

    3. A carpet cleaning solution for those whose home deserves a million dollar-looking floor, but their bank account is begging them not to call Stanley Steemer.

    4. A universal cleaning gel perfect for getting rid of dust, hairs, crumbs, and more from things like technology items and your car. It's like playing with slime WHILE cleaning, so it's a win/win.

    5. A wood polish and conditioner for bringing your precious wooden furniture back to factory condition. Did you just get your house redone by an HGTV crew, or are you just super good at picking out cleaning products?

    6. A pack of furniture touch-up sticks you'll wish existed back when you were a little one, because maybe then your parents would have THANKED YOU instead of grounding you for drawing on household furniture. 🤷

    7. An all-purpose car cleaner that'll have the inside of your car looking as the good as the day it looked the day it first left the factory — no matter how many years ago that may have been.

    8. A keyboard cleaner and a screen cleaner to help clean away crumbs and dust particles from your tech items.

    9. An extendable tub and tile scrubber that'll help cut cleaning time in half as it makes it so much more simple to clean in hard-to-reach, high/low places in your bathroom!

    10. A power scrubbing cleaning kit you can attach to your drill and get to work in making your living space look brand freakin' new.

    11. Bar Keepers Friend multi-purpose cleaner to get your kitchen, bathroom, and even cookware (see superb exhibit below), shining brighter than the top of The Chrysler Building!

    12. And of course a pack of Bar Keepers Friend Classic Cleanser and Polish. This amazing stuff should be a cleaning staple in every home because there isn't anything it can't handle.

    13. A makeup brush cleaning shampoo for ensuring the tools you use on, uhhh your FACE, are kept clean with an all-natural, skin-safe solution.

    14. A pumice cleaning stone to scratch away at those — TBH, pretty repulsive — toilet stains without leaving horrid scratch marks in the bowl.

    15. A pet hair roller because everything about our little fluffy friends is absolutely perfect except for the fact that their fur and hair gets on everything we own. But we still love them, right?

    16. A can of oven and grill cleaner spray for ensuring the devices you use to cook the food you consume are, uh, clean and not greasy and grimy.

    17. A mold and mildew removal gel for making your bathroom surfaces look brand new. Mold and mildew are bound to happen, but there's no need to fret or call a professional to treat it!

    18. A jewelry cleaning pen so you don't have to spend time and energy changing out of your pajamas just to go pay someone else to shine your beloved treasures.

    19. A carpet spot remover spray to clean stains so fast and easy, Stanley Steemer is going to start plugging YOUR phone number in their catchy jingles.

    20. A suede brush cleaner that'll stop you from having to spend your last paycheck on bringing your dirty suede shoes to get repaired, or worse... REPLACED.

    21. A grout pen that'll have your floors shining in no time at all. Did you hire a fancy schmancy service to clean your tiles? Nope, you used a PEN to cover it all up.

    22. Pan scrapers for easily cleaning away leftover food remnants and burnt bits, because we're pretty sure those won't make a welcome addition in the next food item you plan to prepare in the pan.

    23. A hard-water boosting powder to give your kitchenware a tougher clean than just detergent alone will give. Plus, it leaves behind a fresh lemon scent, and personally, I'm a sucker for anything lemon-scented.

    24. A cooktop cleaning kit because look: you're using the thing to make your meals, so naturally it's going to get dirty. Sometimes things fall out of the pot, sometimes things splatter from the pan, and sometimes burns happen because you're too busy dancing to the Jonas Brothers and forgot about your pasta... not speaking from personal experience or anything!

    25. A pet hair removal broom and squeegee that'll help you get rid of the furry mess your pet leaves behind. It might not be visible to the naked eye, but you just KNOW it's living in your carpet... and TBH... it's quite gross.

    26. A watermark removing cloth that'll get rid of those pesky ringlet stains on your furniture — you warned your family and guests to use a coaster but, of course, they didn't listen!

    27. A jetted bathtub cleaner — just fill up your luxurious bath, add a quarter of the bottle, watch it work its magic by removing gross residue, and drain the tub to find it sparkly and clean.

    28. A wine stain remover that'll allow you to sit back, relax, and sip your delicious red wine without worry of what might happen if a spillage occurs.

    29. A soap scum and grime removal spray that'll target areas like your sinks, showers, and tubs and make them look as if the appliance delivery person just dropped them off.

    30. A garbage disposal foaming cleaner to tackle built-up grime and those nasty smells you gag at every time you're near your kitchen sink. It's truly so... disgusting.

    31. A rust stain remover spray that'll be no match on even the toughest of rust stains. Sorry rust, you will be missed — NOT.

    32. A blind-cleaner tool for getting dust and other gross particles off a spot you may normally forget to clean.

    33. An Angry Mama microwave cleaner to get mad at you like a mother would, because how in the heck did you let your microwave get to this point? But hey, she's a mama, and in the end she's gonna clean up the mess you made because she loves you too much to let you do it all on your own.

    34. A TubShroom to collect your hair while in the shower/bath, so it doesn't go down the drain and clog in the first place.

    35. Lifting pads you can just press down into rug stains — ya know, things from pets, spilled drinks, blood, dirt, and more — keep it there for up to 24 hours, and say adios stains!

    36. A roll of reusable bamboo towels that are not only easy to use, because ya know, towels are a pretty self-explanatory, but they are environmentally-friendly AND will also save you money in the long run!

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