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    If You Like A Clean Home But Hate Cleaning, Then These 32 Products Are For You

    Scrub-a-dub-dub, I'd rather do anything besides clean the tub (or anything else, TBH).

    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 bottle of Barkeepers Friend if you're sick and tired of stubborn messes. It'll gently polish away everything from rust to caked-on gunk — trust me, I've tried.

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    After getting a brand-spankin' new set of dishes, I immediately scuffed it (don't ask me how. Apparently I am "a little intense" with a fork and knife🙄). Enter: Barkeepers Friend. It took me less than five minutes to get the marks out and didn't leave my dishes looking murky or grey in the process. As an added bonus, it doesn't smell like chemicals or make my skin peel, either. My only problem is that I went this long without buying it!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $5.99.

    2. A Scrubbing Bubbles toilet stamp that'll keep your porcelain throne looking (and smelling) fresh as a daisy, while minimizing chore time in the process. It couldn't be any easier to use — just stamp it into your toilet bowl and get on with your business.

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    Each stamp lasts about 12 days.

    Check out a full review of the Scrubbing Bubbles toilet stamp (it's #3)!

    Get a pack of six stamps from Amazon Canada for $4.97.

    3. A pack of dry cleaning sheets if you're tired of lugging your linens to the dry cleaner every few months. They can clean all kinds fabrics, including those "special care" items you've been hiding at the back of your closet.

    a person putting one of the dry cleaning sheets into the dryer with a bunch of clothing

    Using them couldn't be any easier: Just toss 'em into the dryer instead of your regular sheet! The pack also comes with individually-wrapped stain-removing wipes for when you make a mess on the go.

    Get a pack of six from Amazon Canada for $28.12 (also available in a pack of 24).

    4. A pack of Mr. Clean Magic Erasers that'll tackle even the most bonkers messes (seriously — not even baked-on egg yolks stand a chance). Unlike regular sponges, they won't shred or disintegrate before you've had a chance to finish.

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    "I live with two small children and, as a result, I'm constantly cleaning up after them. These magic erasers are a true blessing. Instead of scrubbing away stains with a bucket and cloth like Cinderella, I can quickly and effectively remove whatever mysterious marks and stains I find on tables, walls, and other surfaces in seconds. Like this beautiful crayon mural, for instance. It took less than a minute to clean up, and all it took was a little water and elbow grease." —Kaysey Davis

    Get a pack of four from Amazon Canada for $4.

    5. A packet of washer cleaning tablets that are specially designed to revive (and de-gunk) smelly machines. They'll dissolve slowly during the cleaning cycle to melt away even the toughest residue.

    a person tossing the tablet into a front-load washing machine

    Reviewers say they noticed an immediate difference in the feel and smell of their clothes, too.

    Get a pack of three from Amazon Canada for $9.44.

    6. A genius upright broom set that'll trap all the hair and home debris you've spent hours sweeping up. It's got teensy teeth on the dustpan rim that'll keep your broom clean so it won't spread mess back around your house.

    An upright broom and dustpan where the dustpan has dirt-removing teeth around the rim

    Reviewers love that the broom also clips into the dustpan for easy storage.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $35.99 (available in two colours).

    7. A stain-removing spray that'll lift away the trickiest stains (even the set-in ones that other products just can't seem to coax out). Reviewers say it works in seconds 👏without 👏any 👏scouring.

    a person holding up a bottle of the red wine stain remover while laughing with their friends
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    Despite the name, it's not just for red wine spills — it'll easily remove pasta sauce, blood, ink, fruit juice, and just about any other seemingly-impossible mess (plus, it's chemical-free so it's safe to use around kids and pets).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.05.

    8. A pack of cheerful sponges that'll never scratch or damage your goods. They stay firm in cold water, but soften up in warmer temps and are even colour-coded so you can keep your kitchen scrubber separate from the bathroom one.

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    Reviewers are obsessed with how easily they lift away all kinds of messes (even the stubborn ones other cleaners just can't seem to remove). Plus, they're odour-resistant and can be popped into the dishwasher whenever they need to be disinfected.

    Get a pack of three from Amazon Canada for $16.30.

    9. An extra-long Swiffer duster that'll help you reach all the dust hiding on top of your cabinets and light fixtures. The handle extends up to six feet so you won't have to perch precariously on top of your furniture.

    Victoria using the extendable swiffer to clean a light fixture
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    What's not to love about this gizmo? It extends my reach and the frilly fibres grip every last speck of debris, which means I don't have to vacuum afterwards. I love that the head is adjustable, too, so I don't have to strain my arms to get the perfect dust-busting angle. The starter kit comes with the extendable arm, plus four duster heads (you can get more here) so you can get cleaning right away. 

    Get the starter kit from Amazon Canada for $19.97.

    10. A 2-in-1 counter squeegee so you can sweep away all your surface messes. The brush end is perfect for crumbs and dry bits, while the rubber squeegee is *chef's kiss* for spills (and it'll save you tons of $$$ on paper towels, too).

    a person wiping water off their counter using the 2-in-1 squeegee

    Reviewers love that it has a handy ledge for propping over their sink so it's always within reach when messes happen.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $20.57.

    11. A glassware brush that'll reach all the way to the bottom of tall cups and wine glasses. Reviewers say it easily wipes away lipstick and water stains from delicate glassware and can even be used to clean pots and pans (without damaging any non-stick finishes).


    Plus, the layered cellulose fibres won't shred like regular sponges do.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $15.16+ (available in two colours).

    12. A portable carpet cleaner that reviewers say eliminates stains AND stinks in literal seconds. The interchangeable heads make it easy to clean all those hard-to-reach spots, too, like stair edges, curtains, and upholstery.

    Someone using the vacuum to clean a stain off their carpet

    It also comes with a special tool to help you rinse the hose out once you're done.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $159.99.

    13. A pack of drain-deodorizing sticks that'll stop stink in its tracks and keep your pipes from getting clogged up. They're safe for all plumbing systems and simple to use — popping one in the drain once a month will keep things fresh and clean for weeks.

    Someone inserting one of the deodorizing sticks into a sink drain

    When water runs over the stick, it releases a blend of pipe-safe enzymes that'll break down smelly buildup.

    Get a set of 24 sticks from Amazon Canada for $16.99+ (available in three scents and packs of 48).

    14. A microfibre blinds duster that reviewers call the biggest time-saver ever. Thanks to its three arms, it'll clean the tops and bottoms of blinds simultaneously, saving you from having to take down the whole setup and do each piece by hand (no, thank you).

    someone using the blinds duster to dust their blinds

    For stuck-on dirt, you can mist the blinds with a cleaner before wiping them down with the duster. It comes with two cleaning arms and six sets of removable microfibre pads (which can be machine-washed, BTW).

    Get the set from Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    15. A microwave steamer that'll give your appliance a nice, deep clean when regular washing just isn't doing the trick. All you'll need is vinegar, water, and seven minutes of microwave time to soften caked-on grime (and eliminate unpleasant odours, too).

    A person-shaped microwave steamer inside the appliance

    Reviewers say it works wonders on greasy messes and can even be used to deodorize rooms, too.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.99+ (available in two colours).

    16. A mopping robot that'll clean and sweep your floors so you won't have to. It's whisper-quiet and, thanks to its square shape, can easily tuck into all the nooks, crannies, and corners of your home.

    The robot mop cleaning a hardwood floor; two feet are visible for size reference
    Victoria Kuglin/BuzzFeed

    Similar to robot vacuums, it's app-operated and self-docking, which means you can set it and forget it. If you happen to have a robot vacuum and this robot mop, you can even coordinate a gorgeous symphony of cleaning: Set the vacuum to suck up all the debris, and the mop will follow after to leave your floors sparkling clean. Honestly, any product that alleviates my chore load is a win in my books! Make sure you're stocked up on cleaning solution and reusable mop pads, too.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $499.97+ (available in two colours).

    17. A packet of bottle-cleaning tablets that'll lift away scummy buildup without any scrubbing. The best part? They won't make things smell or taste like chlorine, either.

    Someone holding up a small tablet
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    They're perfect for hard-to-clean items, like water reservoirs or super-deep thermoses.

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    18. A portable paw scrubber if your fur baby is always tracking mud around your home. Its silicone fronds will get all the dirt hiding between their toe beans in seconds so you won't have to wrestle with a fidgety pet the next time you get back from a walk.

    a person cleaning their dog's paws using the paw scrubber

    It's pretty small, too, so you can keep it in your bag or car.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $18.99+ (available in six colours and in three sizes).

    19. A spinning mop and bucket system that'll make cleaning your floors feel like actual magic. All the things you hate about mopping are gone — no more straining your hands to wring the mop or spilling water all over the floor! / Via, / Via, / Via

    The mop's triangular shape is just the ticket for tackling tough-to-clean corners.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $39.97.

    20. A bottle of all-purpose cleaner that'll melt away messes in seconds. Unlike other professional-grade products, it doesn't reek of chemicals or bleach and, best of all, it won't leave any residue on smooth surfaces like mirrors or stainless steel appliances.

    Victoria Kuglin/BuzzFeed

    While it works *wonders* on stained grout and tiles, it's also amazing for lifting away stains on cabinets, grease on stovetops, crust on BBQ grates, and just about every other annoying mess in your house. And you only need a spritz or two to see results!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $3.99.

    21. A genius blade-cleaning brush that'll wrap around your knives and wash off dried-on gunk with ease. Once you're done, slip it over the edge of your sink or wash tub to dry!


    It's also great for cleaning cutlery, too, if you don't happen to have a dishwasher.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $10.79.

    22. A pair of dusting gloves that'll help you clean all the dust bunnies off every surface in your home — just wipe your hands over the dirty surface, and voilà!

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "I can quickly wipe down large surfaces like counters, cupboards or tables or use them on smaller or more fragile items like picture frames or perfume bottles, without worrying about breaking them. I usually keep one near my desk to wipe down my computer screen and desk, and I love that I can just toss them in the wash when they start to look a little grungy." —Kaysey Davis

    Get a pair from Amazon Canada for $16.90+ (available in two sizes).

    23. A pet hair remover that'll solve even the hairiest problem. It's got no sticky strips so you can reuse this roller over and over (and over) again, no matter how much your cat sheds on your favourite sweater.

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    The handy dust receptacle will trap all the sneeze-inducing dander, too.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $33.95.

    24. A skinny silicone toilet brush that'll get rid of all the gunky buildup hidden under the rim. Its tiny fronds are super gentle, which means you won't scratch up your facilities the next time you do a deep clean.

    A flatlay of the toilet brush to show off its curved, flexible shape

    It's also non-drip. You're welcome.

    Get it from Simons for $30.

    25. A pack of deodorizing shoe balls that'll freshen up your smelly footwear. They'll release their scent with just a quick twist and can last up to six months.

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    Because you get to choose when they work, they actually last way longer than most other deodorizers. Reviewers love that they're less messy than powders and sprays, too!

    Get a set of six from Amazon Canada for $20.73.

    26. A bottle of Goo Gone grout cleaner if you're tired of looking at dirty tilework. Reviewers say it works so well, it actually saved them from having to do costly renovations.

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    It can break down all kinds of messes, like mould, soap scum, mildew, and hard water stains (and doesn't stink like bleach, either).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.69+ (available in two sizes).

    27. A pair of silicone washing gloves if you're tired of gross, slimy dish sponges. They've got tiny silicone fronds that'll scrape off every bit of dirt and food and are grippy enough to keep heavy plates from slipping from your soapy hands.

    A person washing a plate while wearing silicone dish gloves

    Get a pair from Amazon Canada for $12.99 (available in two colours).

    28. An odour-eliminating spray that reviewers say is a must-have for all pet owners. Unlike other products, it doesn't cover up the stink with fragrances and perfumes, but actually neutralizes it.

    A bottle of the cleaner next to a small dog
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    You can use it on carpets, linens, hardwood floors, or anywhere else you've got a stinky problem (it's also effective just misted into the air).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $26.99.

    29. An extra-long microfibre duster that'll glide right under your all your appliances. It has extra-long and fluffy strands that'll snatch every bit of dust and debris, no matter where it's hiding.

    Someone using the extra long duster to dust under an appliance
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    Because of its length, it's also awesome at cleaning blinds or sliding into tight and narrow spaces. Reviewers say it actually grips dust bunnies way better than other dusters, too.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $33.30.

    30. A double-sided broom that'll give your place the deep clean it probably needs. Its soft rubber bristles are designed to grip hair, dust, and pet dander, while the squeegee side will sweep away all your wet and slippery messes.


    It has a telescoping handle to help you reach all the grime on your shelves and also works miracles on hardwood floors.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.95.

    31. An extendable bathroom mop so you won't need to perform gymnastics to clean your shower stall. It won't bend or flex when you need a lil' extra elbow grease and is designed to neatly tuck into all those pesky corners.

    Someone using the extendable mop to clean the tiles in their shower / Via

    According to reviewers, it dramatically cuts down on cleaning time and, best of all, it's safe to use on just about every surface in your bathroom. The cleaning pad should last you a while, but it never hurts to grab yourself an extra one (just in case).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.98.

    32. And lastly, a cleaning goo that'll suck up all the dust and crumbs from between the buttons on your keyboard. Reviewers also love how effective it is at cleaning weirdly-shaped spaces, like car cup holders.


    The slightly tacky and biodegradable material is lightly scented with lemon, and won't irritate skin. It can be used over and over again, too (when the goo starts to get dark and grimy, it's time to replace).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.99.

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