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    31 Things That'll Trick People Into Thinking You Spent Hours Cleaning

    What people think you do: spend hours cleaning. What you actually do: spend a few minutes cleaning and hours binge-watching Netflix.

    1. A natural tub and tile cleaner to help dissolve soap scum, hard water stains, and mineral deposits from your shower/bath floors and walls with minimal effort required on your end. Plus, it's non-toxic, free of synthetic fragrances, and smells like eucalyptus.

    on the left a reviewer's shower tile looking dirty and on the right the same tile floor looking cleaner after using the product

    2. 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?

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

    4. A hard-water stain remover for cleaning stubborn bathroom messes and restoring a multitude of your surfaces (ahem, like the shower door as seen below) to brand-new condition.

    5. Bar Keepers Friend soft cleanser to help you get a bunch of surfaces and objects in your home looking as good, if not better, than the day you purchased them.

    6. 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.

    7. A set of toilet fizzing bombs to make cleaning your porcelain throne so easy, you may actually enjoy it?! All you have to do is drop one or two of these in the bowl, swish them around in the water a bit with a cleaning wand, wait five minutes, scrub, and flush! Less time cleaning your toilet = more time spent watching Netflix.

    bag of toilet bombs next to some of the toilet bombs

    8. Or a pack of toilet tabs, similar to the product above — you simply drop one of these into the bowl, let it dissolve, and give it a quick scrub with a brush. Plus, they come in a variety of awesome scents like lavender, peppermint, lemongrass, citrus, and more!

    the pack of lemon verbena toilet tabs

    9. A stain and odor remover that'll be no match for messes and unpleasant smells left behind by fur babies. An immaculately clean carpet AND a wonderful snuggle buddy? Yes, you can have both!

    10. 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 here!

    11. A box of OxiClean versatile stain remover – it'll become your go-to in the stain-fighting department. No matter what the stain is, or where it happened, there is nothing this stuff isn't prepared to battle.

    12. A bathroom cleaner for tackling soap scum, stains, and other bathroom messes featuring a plant-based ingredient list you'll feel good about.

    the clear spray bottle of the bathroom cleaner

    13. A natural oven scrub cleaner so the appliance you use to roast yummy veggies, bake sweet treats, and heat up frozen pizzas will be clean as can be.

    tub of oven scrub natural cleaner

    14. 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.

    15. A toilet cleaning gel kit that is so easy to use, you'll want to scream about it from the rooftops. Just use the dispenser to stamp a gel disc to the inside of the toilet bowl. The gel will literally clean your toilet each time you flush afterwards until it's all flushed — it should last about 12 days!

    16. 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.

    17. A carpet cleaning solution for those whose home deserves a million-dollar-looking floor... for under $20 that is.

    On the left, a pink carpet looking brown and dirty, and on the right, the same carpet now cleaner and entirely pink

    18. 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.

    19. A toilet wand that'll prove wands of all sorts, even ones for cleaning toilets, are truly magical objects. Refer to disgusting photo below for evidence.

    20. A SpotBot hands-free stain cleaner, so scrubbing up pet messes can now be a thing of the past. All you have to do is press the button, sit back, and relax.

    21. A bottle of Goo Gone adhesive remover for making sticky things get... unstuck. I can personally attest to how amazing this stuff is. I once got gum stick on my jacket (GROSS, I KNOW), but this stuff removed it so effortlessly, I was like "what gum?"

    On the top, a window with a stain on it, and on the bottom, the same window, now clean of any stains

    22. A natural, all-purpose cleaner featuring a list of just five readable ingredients you'll be glad to use for your cleaning needs. Also, it'll leave your home smelling super yummy!

    the tea tree and lavender all purpose cleaning spray

    23. A pack of crochet scrubbers for a super cute way to tackle stubborn pot and pan messes, dirty tubs and sinks, and any other surface that could use a more efficient cleaning than sponges alone.

    assorted colorful pot scrubbers

    24. 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. 🤷

    a wooden surface in a reviewer's home with a scratch mark that is now covered up with the pen

    25. Kaboom bathroom cleaner with OxiClean that sprays on blue and then turns white when it's ready to be wiped. It'll make cleaning your bathroom feeling less like a guessing game, and more...fun. Yes, it's possible.

    26. A fabric defuzzer you'll just glide over an area of clothing/furniture that's covered in unwanted fuzzies.

    on the top a sheet covered in fuzzies and on the bottom the same sheet now clear of the fuzzies after using the defuzzer

    27. A rust stain remover spray for a cleaner you can basically think of as fairy pixie dust in a bottle. I mean, just look at the photo below. Point proven. Case closed. On to the next one.

    28. 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?

    29. 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.

    On the left, a carpet looking dirty, and on the right, the same carpet now clean after using the spray

    30. A watermark remover cloth that'll get rid of those annoying ringlet stains on your furniture — you warned your loved ones to use a coaster but, of course, they didn't listen!

    31. A carpet freshener you simply sprinkle over your carpet or rug (pretending like it's fairy dust, OF COURSE), let it sit for 10-15 minutes, and the vacuum it up. It'll make your living space smell fresh and delicious for days.

    two containers of carpet freshener

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