49 Things To Help You Clean Your House
Jun 21, 2023
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Promising review: "Honestly I was very skeptical when I first purchased. Everyone on social media was talking about how amazing this product was for cleaning around the house and I just thought they were all jumping on some kind of band wagon. Of course I caved and had to try it for myself. Needless to say I’m very impressed! It removed stubborn mold and grime from my shower tile grout with use of a hard bristle tooth brush. It removed hard water stains from my sinks and faucets. I noticed it really does remove mineral build up, but it takes a lot of elbow grease and repetitive applications before you start seeing progress. The texture feels similar to when you mix honey with sugar to make a lip scrub, except it’s super fine grit and more pasty like putty or clay. It works amazing so far! No overpowering smell (barely any smell at all), easy to use, and a little product goes a long way. I haven’t tried it on rust yet so we’ll see how that goes. Over all very pleased and impressed so far. Highly recommend!" —Marissa
Get it from Amazon for $5.67.
Promising review: "I had a horrible gray ring on the bottom of my shower that was impossible to remove. I had tried the Dawn Dish Soap method (with a lot of scrubbing), and even used toilet bowl cleaner to try to remove the soap scum. My next step was to tear out and replace the shower pan and tile. I figured this was my last chance and ordered the Wet and Forget Shower Spray and really coated the shower walls and floor pan and walked away. I CANNOT begin to tell you how happy I was to rinse down the walls sometime later and watch all that crud roll right down the drain!! This is the best product I have ever used in my life!! Works great and no toxic fumes!!" —Amazon Customer
Get it from Amazon for $18.61.
Promising review: "I bought this product because the needle in my Keurig 2.0 keeps clogging, causing inconsistent brew and taste. These cleaning cups fixed both of my issues and I especially liked that it was really quick and easy to use… I put the cleaning pod in and ran one cycle, then took the pod out and ran a rinse cycle to clean out any leftover grinds. FAST, EASY, and GREAT results…VERY HAPPY!!" —Corey West
Get it from Amazon for $9.45.
People also swear by this for removing annoying stickers from new products!
Promising review: "I have been using Goo Gone since it was first introduced and every year I find new uses for it. I keep a large bottle in the garage for cleaning tools and removing adhesives, and nothing works better. I've only recently started using it as an all-purpose kitchen cleaner, and it has taken over most of my kitchen and bathroom jobs. Newest use — quickly and easily cuts through the soapy residue left behind in the bathroom sink and shower." —24karats
Get it from Amazon for $7.25.
The white is a soft bristle, best for wheels, carpet, upholstery, glass, and leather; the yellow is a medium bristle, best for bathroom, bathtub, shower, tile, and porcelain; the green is a medium bristle, best for kitchen, stoves, cabinets, countertops, and linoleum; the blue is a medium bristle, best for boats, pools, canoe/kayaks, hot tubs, and plastics; the red is a stiff bristle, best for outdoors, siding, brick, garage, and gutter; and the black is a hard bristle, best for grills, loose paint, furnaces, ovens, and industrial use.
Additionally, Drill Brush is a small business based in New York!
Promising review: "I've been eyeing these for a few months and finally caved.. Man do I regret not picking them up as soon as I saw them! They work GREAT! We rent an apartment that has a 30+ year old shower/tub. I've used everything from abrasive powders, gels that sit to most recently the bathroom magic erasers and nothing really got the grime out. These WORK and they work fast. Ten minutes with my handy drill and the shower has never been cleaner. I love that I don't have to throw money out on cleaning products anymore and that I can be a little more environmentally friendly with no waste and no chemical cleaners! Just a little dish soap, baking soda and a spin of the brush. If you're on the fence, just buy them!" —Becky Adie
Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in six strength types).
Promising review: "The Power Scrubber is life changing. I bought it several weeks ago with the intention of doing a deep clean 'sometime soon.' After an overflowing toilet incident, I had to make sure it got done right away. MY GROUT HAS NEVER BEEN CLEANER. I used some Comet and spray cleaner to get the job done, but this made short work for what typically requires 'a lot of elbow grease' and a spent toothbrush. With this tool, you really know you're getting in there and it's clean. I can't recommend this enough — I've already mentioned it to a neighbor, and a few friends, including one fanatical cleaner. We all agreed, it's such a necessary, perfect product." —Jojo
Get it from Amazon for $19.99.
Check out our full Rubbermaid Power Scrubber review.
Promising review: "I ordered these when it popped up in my recommended section on a whim. I thought I could use them somewhere but didn’t have any particular place at the time. I’m an impulse buyer. Anyway, IF YOU HAVEN'T ORDERED THESE YET, DO IT. I have used them on anything and everything since. I’m a clean freak. My life is changed. Never going back." —T
Get it from Amazon for $8.99.
Promising review: "I was skeptical but the good reviews swayed me and I thought: Why not give it a try? I'm a fan of antique and used furniture and the four dining chairs I'd recently bought were fine except for an assortment of nicks and scratches. I followed the directions and worked my way up to the Walnut color, and boy, did it do the job, even on a piece that had a split which I first repaired with wood glue. I used the marker, not the wax crayons. I'm really not sure what they'd be used for since I had such good results with the markers." —B. K. Lane
Get it from Amazon for $7.99.
My husband asked for this mop for Father's Day and has been telling everyone in his life about it ever since. He adores it! It's so easy to use, it's lightweight, and he has no issue squeezing the water out with the spin tool. It's worked wonders on our wood floors!
Promising review: "I never thought a mop could change my life! This mop cuts at least a half hour off my cleaning time and since I can ring it out so well it does a fabulous job on my hardwood floors without worrying about puddles of water which could do damage! The triangular design is great for corners too! I also like how I can toss the head in the washing machine to clean it. I would highly recommend this mop!" —kheiser67
Get it from Amazon for $34.95.
Promising review: "These things are AMAZING! I went from having to Clorox my ultrasonic humidifier tank every few days to every month, if that. I cannot tell you how wonderful it is to not have to worry about it! I feel like they work quite a bit longer than advertised, but that may depend on water temp, if the water is distilled (this is what we use, as our water is REALLY hard otherwise) vs filtered vs not, etc. Will definitely buy again!" —CindyR
Get it from Amazon for $5.28.
Promising review: "I bought this because regular toilet scrubbers are super gross and difficult to clean. This is far superior and very easy to clean. Plus it's kind of cute ... for a toilet scrubber." —Christina
"I was nervous to order a silicone scrub brush but I was pleasantly surprised. It cleans the bowl great. I like it better for the fact that it doesn’t retain a bunch of excess toilet water but if any does remain on the brush it evaporates away thanks to the airflow design in the brush holder. My favorite feature though is probably the tweezers in the top of the handle. They are SO handy for cleaning hair from the shower or even if someone missed the trash when tossing out their used cotton swabs. This will for sure be my go to toilet scrubber from now on and will definitely be recommending to family and friends." —Greg Berntsen
Get it from Amazon for $9.99.
I recently tried this stuff for the first time and can confirm it's fantastic. I use it on my frying pans and the grill pans from my Griddler (which is ALWAYS a pain to clean). It loosens all the gunk and makes it much easier to clean burnt bits and pieces off. It also really does smell incredible — very fresh and delightful!
Promising review: "This is the best partner in the kitchen!! You need it now and always. Great for hard stains and even for a quick clean. I always have back ups never run out. RUN DON'T WALK TO ADD THIS PRODUCT TO YOUR CART RIGHT NOW." —Carlos G
Get it from Amazon for $20.90 for a bundle.
Promising review: "My significant other works with machinery and builds cars/ engines for hobby. This stuff right here is AMAZING literally nothing else works this way. NOTHING! I suggest this to everyone I know because it slams the competition. Just add water squeeze out excess and you have a heavy artillery cleaning magic to your disposal! Never ceases to amaze me!" —Ouroboros_0_o
Get 20 from Amazon for $11.35.
Promising review: "This stuff is so amazing. I'm a witness. My 2-year-old baby wrote all over my white leather couch. I tried multiple different things and nothing worked but Grandma's Secret Spot Remover. I love this stuff." —L. Nix
Get it from Amazon for $4.99 for pack of two.
I have this duster and it is faaaab! It really does pick up a *ton* of dust from every crevice of my home — I like to use it on our stairs. I typically just shake it outside to remove the excess dust and then either put it away until next time or get right back to dusting.
Promising review: "I truly hate to dust, but also hate a lot of dust around. I saw these dusters featured online and figured I'd give them a try. They are really great. I just dusted in the downstairs floor, including my study and computer area, keyboard, screen, and all. Easy peasy. I haven't washed the covers yet (I have two), but hope that will work as well." —Judy Rae
Get it from Amazon for $11.99
There wasn't a lot of ventilation in my apartment bathroom, so during the summer the grout used to get gunky and gross looking from the humidity. I had been battling this specific bathroom grime for weeks and tried a whole array of products to no avail. Finally, I purchased Skylarlife Home Mold and Mildew Remover Gel. The results were outstanding. It’s super simple: put on a pair of gloves and apply the clear gel around your grout. Let it sit for five to six hours (I suggest opening all your windows, it’s got a strong smell) then rinse it off with cold water.
Promising review: "Wow! I would give this 10 stars if I could. We've had issues for a few years with the caulking behind the handle of our kitchen faucet turning black from mildew. We've scrubbed with what seems like a million different products, with no luck. We were actually just talking about ripping out the caulking and doing a total replacement. But my husband saw this online the other day and decided to order it. Almost immediately when he applied it, you could see it was starting to work. We left it on overnight and the black is COMPLETELY GONE! It's incredible. 1,000% worth the (small) investment." —Nicole D.
Get it from Amazon for $13.99.
Promising review: "This works absolutely phenomenal. I would clean the bowl area every weekend like clock work to remove mold or something…Our municipal water system may not inject enough chlorine to prohibit? But toilet cleaning is a breeze now!!! Works on the Koehler new low flush systems…amazing. No chlorine damage to rubber parts either like other devices! Pretty simple instructions to install." —CdrW
Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (and you can snag refill cartridges here).
Promising review: "Work perfectly for scrubbing the stuck lint out of the insides of your dryer. Everyone who owns a dryer should have these, they're basic safety equipment. Clean that lint, and reduce fire hazard and make the machine more efficient. They're long enough, strong enough, and just flexible enough without being too flexible." —Winged Wolf
Get two from Amazon for $8.95.
One pad can last up to 100 washes and works on pretty much any surface, from wood to tile to stone.
Promising review: "I wanted to reduce waste with disposable pads and I was pleasantly surprised by these. This photo [on the right] was AFTER I cleaned the floor with the disposable pad! I was able to get a super clean floor, spots were easier to clean up, and it didn’t sound like it was scratching my floors. This was easy to use, didn’t use more cleaner then the disposable pads, and got my floor cleaner. Definitely gonna buy more if the two I got ever wear out." —Riley
Get a pack of two from Amazon for $10.09.
Promising review: "Our toilets are old and have hard water stains in them. I clean them (admittedly less than) religiously, but I could never get the hard water stains off. So I thought I would give this rock on a stick a try, before I ended up smashing all our toilets in frustration and embarrassment. My rock on a stick arrived and, in the words of John Oliver, PRAISE BE. THIS THING IS A MIRACLE-WORKER. Requires very little scrubbing, my dang toilets look brand spanking new! Seriously! I am thinking about inviting the Queen over for a nice tinkle. Because that is how clean my toilets are." —octomeggo
Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in packs of one or two).
Promising review: "Okay I was so confused when I opened this but honestly it’s easy to use and after I completely deep cleaned my bathroom, I tried one of these stamps on my toilet. I was sooo skeptical and was confused 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 a set of six from Amazon for $5.50.
Note that while these are great for messes and stains, they don't disinfect.
Promising review: "These towels are awesome for so many things. They are large and very sturdy, so they work well for household cleaning. The real benefit for me, though, is having a wipe that works for things like the grill, the oven, the dashboard of my car, muddy shoes, chairs and umbrellas that go to soccer games and practices, and lawn furniture. I frequently wipe something down, rinse the towel, and wipe again. The wipes are heavy enough to go through three to four rinses and wipes and still hold up. The smell is mild and doesn't linger on my hands or what I've wiped down. I use these almost daily, so the 90-count canister lasts about three months and the last towel is never dried out when I get to it. The lid closes securely, yet is easy to open and the towels dispense easily through the opening without getting bunched up. Because the canister is heavier than most, and the lid fits well, it's easy to throw one of these in the trunk or cargo area, and I don't worry about it leaking. The canister (minus the lid) is recyclable when the towels are gone — an added bonus." —COMom
Get a pack of 90 from Amazon for $14.58.
Promising review: "I have an old shower/bathtub. I tried name-brand shower cleaners and bleach to try and clean the soap scum off the tiles and tub. I had no luck and I would cough and get sick because of how strong the smell was. I thought I would try this to save my lungs. I sprayed my entire shower and left it for about 15 minutes. I came back and rinsed off the walls and they were shiny! I've never had such a clean shower. The smell is amazing and subtle. All I smell is tea tree and it didn't affect me at all. The price is also a good deal since the bottle is pretty large. It came with the sprayer separate and the bottle sealed so it wouldn't leak in the box. I highly recommend this." —Amber Erwin
Get a pack of two from Amazon for $13.04.
Sing it with meeee: 🎶 Mr Clean will clean your whole house and every room that's in itttttt 🎶.
Promising review: "I make sure we keep plenty of the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Cleaning Pads on hand. It is not a sponge. It is a dirt-and-grime lifter, and cleans surfaces like greasy stove tops, grayish grout, and slimy sink scum like nothing else. They do the jobs that a sponge can't. The evidence of its effectiveness is how quickly the pad loads up with hidden filth including lint, dust, and cat hair. The sponge sees dirt better than my eyes do, and for this, I trust Mr. Clean to get my surfaces sparkling and free from debris. If you use them as much as I do, you will go through a few of these Magic Erasers a week, but they're worth their muscle and have become an essential household helper." —Kort
Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $14.90.
Promising review: "This stuff is like magic! Straight-up wizardry. I love it! I initially bought it to clean my sink, which is porcelain and even though it's not even a year old, is just holding on to all the coffee- and tea-staining. I'd say it took less than a minute after making a paste with Bar Keepers Friend to clean the sink up to a nearly new shine. Taking a look at the can, it's easy to find bunches of ways to use this stuff and each application is better than the last. Stainless-steel, porcelain, ceramic, copper, brass, fiberglass, Corian, chrome, and aluminum. See? Magic! Anyhow, I've used it in the sink, in the bathroom, to clean stainless steel pots and pans on a 17-year-old Revereware tea kettle (which I thought would never be restored to its former loveliness, BTW). This is a product that I will buy again and again and will happily recommend to anyone." —Nicci Stephenson
Get two from Amazon for $9.98.
It also creates a shiny, water-repellent surface that water will just bead off.
Promising review: "I've been looking for a cleaning product that would remove the stains from my acrylic sink without damaging the surface. I FOUND IT!! This product is unbelievable. Yes, it does require an investment of time and elbow grease, but the results were amazing. It removed stains that had been in my white acrylic sink for quite some time and left the surface squeaky clean, smooth and shiny, without a scratch. If you have an acrylic sink, this is the product for you. I HIGHLY recommend it!! I'm going to try it on my mother's enamel sink next, and definitely intend to buy Hope's Perfect Sink again. It DOES live up to its name!!" —Beckett
Get it from Amazon for $9.97.
Humble Suds is a woman-owned small business based out of Denver, Colorado that sells plant-based cleaning products.
Promising review: "Love these cleaning sprays use them to clean all surfaces it smells so nice and I know it’s safe for my kids and puppy. Will buy again and again!" —Kati Sharwark
Get a set of three from Humble Suds on Etsy for $44.85.
Look at that foam go!
Promising review: "It seems counterintuitive to put a little packet down your garbage disposal to clean it, but this does actually seem to work, at least for getting out weird smells that baking soda and vinegar don't really touch. I scrub the sink down first, especially around the garbage disposal area, rinse it down, and then just follow the directions on the package. I have used it with single, large-size sinks and with double sinks — only difference is that the double sink will have blue cleaning foam rise up the drain, which you rinse away when the disposal sounds clear again. I have tried the foaming cleaner in a can, but unfortunately it stopped coming out of the can about 10% of the way through. Went back to this tried-and-true." —KS
Get it from Amazon for $8
Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely AMAZING. My wife and I were getting tired of looking at our worn-out cabinets and wood paneling and were very close to paying a professional thousands of dollars to refinish it all, but then we came across this product. Our paneling and cabinets were looking rough. We have two dogs that jumped up and scratched places, we also had an area that was damaged by water spots where our dog bowls were, and several other areas that were just worn from heavy traffic. This stuff was like a Magic Eraser for water spots, scratches, scuffs, and any other blemish. We simply wiped the product on with a paper towel and let it sit for 20 minutes before wiping it off with a clean towel. Everything looks brand new. I'm buying a couple more so we can finish our cabinets and wood paneling. We're so glad we found this product." —Kris
Get it from Amazon for $9.98.
Promising review: "No seriously — this is amazing. I have long hair and recently had a baby. It's a wonder I still have any hair based on the clumps I see falling out on a regular basis. This means the poor tub drain is getting clogged all the time, and we're spending ridiculous amounts of time trying to clear it out. I figured if this even worked to catch half of my hair then it would be worth its salt. Holy moly. When they say it catches every hair they aren't kidding. We clean it off about twice A WEEK! And when they say it's easy to clean, they are right again. A swipe with toilet paper and the hair blob comes right off. I've already told so many people about this product because I love it so much. Fantastic!!!" —sasamo
Get it from Amazon for $11.66+ (available in six colors).
You can use this product on both front-load and top-load washing machines. Once you see how amazingly it works, you may also want to pick up the version that's designed for cleaning dishwashers.
Promising review: "Bought this since I have a front loader and man is this a game changer! I got a new washer and dryer about 7 months ago and I’ve been using this to maintain it so it doesn’t get stinky. (Our previous front loader stank and we didn’t use these.) Every time I use Affresh, the washer smells delightful with citrus notes, no chemical fragrance. Just pop one in and turn the washer on cleaning cycle and poof, clean! It does say to wipe it down afterwards..which I’ve never done (#guilty) since I’ve never seen traces of leftover residue. Bonus: Love that it lets you mark down the dates on the box, so you don’t forget when you last cleaned the washer!!"—Mariah
Get it from Amazon for $11.95.
Public Goods is a small business based in New York.
Promising review: "I love that these are natural cellulose and are less polluting to our environment. They work like a charm and look beautiful in our kitchen!" —Sheryl K.
Get it from Public Goods for $6.95 for four.
Promising review: "This is such a wonderful vacuum! The fact that it is handheld makes it very easy to store and easy to use. We have a 600-square-foot studio with all-wood floors and it doesn't take more than 10 minutes to vacuum the entire apartment. The crevice tool is incredibly useful for nooks and crannies that gather dust, and the attachable nozzle has been great for vacuuming our rug. We have a delicate faux sheepskin rug that really shouldn't be vacuumed using such a powerful tool, but with the nozzle it's much more manageable and doesn't cause too much shedding. The filter is very easy to clean, though fills up pretty quickly, so make sure to clean it more frequently than not! Very happy with this purchase — it has made cleaning the apartment so much easier!" —Sting
Get it from Amazon for $30.72.
What? Like I'm the only one who finds their own hair all over the house?
Promising review: "This thing just plain works. We got a mature golden retriever last year and were told he didn't shed. Then in the spring he started shedding badly. We were tired of hair everywhere and somehow I realized that dragging my shoe across the carpet balled the hair up. I found this product on a whim one day and knew it had to be better than my shoe! I ordered it and it was tough at first. The bristles pulled the hair up but then caught the tufts and spread them around. I found that using short quick strokes with the rake turned upside down got the best results. The backside is more like a squeegee and helps pull the hair up in long rolls and keeps the hair in one big pile." —Nick V.
Get it from Amazon for $16.99.
You can also use it on carpets, bedding, cloth diapers, etc.
Promising review: "I feel like you won't believe what I'm about to write, because I can't believe it myself. On New Year's Eve, my husband and I had an epic fail. We dropped a glass of red wine in our bedroom, and as if it were a gymnast, the glass tumbled three times before crashing on the ground. Red wine flew all over the carpet, bedding, and my favorite pale yellow upholstered bench at the end of our bed. We stood there in shock, and then I remembered I had just bought Puracy. After spraying the better part of a bottle on various linens, our carpet, and my pale yellow bench, IT LOOKS LIKE THE EPIC WINE FAIL OF 2016 NEVER HAPPENED. It's seriously like magic. I still can't believe my eyes and really wish I took before-and-after photos. Worth every penny!!!!! It's now my go-to stain remover!!" —Amazon Customer
Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in 16 oz and 25 oz).
You can NEVER have too many good microfiber cloths, amiright?
Promising review: "I needed a replacement for my kitchen rags/towels that were wearing out. I had read about the microfiber material and its absorbency. These have worked out very well. I use them in the kitchen and for cleaning jobs everywhere including the bathroom. I use the white ones for the bathroom and other cleaning jobs, and the colored ones for the kitchen. They work incredibly well and when they start to wear out they are cheap enough that I just throw them away and get a new one. This is a good product at an inexpensive price." —Henry Guinn
Get it from Amazon for $13.71+ (available in packs of 24, 48, and 144).
Promising review: "This amazing brush set cleans all my bottles (even very small ones). It looks like it doesn't fit in these tiny little bottles but it so flexible it does. I bought this brush set several years ago and I have used it every day since. It finally wore out and I just bought the set again! This is a very good product because it is flexible. Most the other brushes I bought are very stiff and would not fit into a bottle as this one does. I love all the OXO products." —CAFOXXY
Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in two colors).
I personally can vouch for how amazing this product is. I've watched with my own eyes as it magically clears out the gross-ness from my jetted tub's pipes. It's pretty disgusting and incredible.
Promising review: "My wife told me we had to really clean what appeared to be a clean tub. We moved into a house where the previous home owners were not the best cleaners. She had me get this product based on reviews. My one complaint is the label needs to be bigger. OH YUK is not enough. OH YUK YOU MIGHT BARF might be better. I think someone had a bowel movement in my bathtub plumbing and this is the only product that takes it out. It appears we have seven years of crud in the pipes. The feces-colored film that this product gets out of your pipes will make you a believer. The first use it released so much toot film that we felt like we needed to have another round of cleaning. After losing a bet I had to stick my hand in the water to drain it. Wiping off all the released film we filled the tub again. Just turning the jets the water seemed to be clear. However before I was going to ever get into this thing I wanted to do a second round of YUK treatment. Once again in full force it appeared that someone had the squirts in tub as sludge came flowing out of the pipes. We're going to have to run this a few times before we use the tub. Remember those pink tablets that you use to get in grade school to show you all the plaque that was on your teeth..... The product is like that for your tub." —Paul Southwick
Get it from Amazon for $17.85.
Pardo Naturals is a Black-owned and woman-owned small business run out of Covington, Georgia.
Get it from Pardo Naturals for $9 (available in four scents).
Promising review: "We, regrettably, had not properly cleaned our glass stove top for six months. We’d wipe and clean with generic products we had, but nothing removed the deep stains. It was not properly maintained by the previous tenants either, so I wasn’t hopeful we’d get it back to its original appearance. It looked horrible. My mom recommended this product to me and she uses it faithfully. With help of the razor, this product completely transformed our stove top. It looks like it was just installed. I’m so happy and relieved. This will be a must-have item in our kitchen for years to come." —Amazon Customer
Get it from Amazon for $19.99.
I have the Neato Botvac D7 (the older version of this one, the D8) and it has become a treasured possession for me and my husband. I don't know if it's just because we're home *all* the time or because we love it that much but we definitely treat it like our pet. You're instructed to give the vacuum a name (ours is Kevin) and can then set it to clean on specific days/times. It's super efficient and has done a great job cleaning hard-to-reach spots — and it'll send a notification to your phone if it gets stuck (see above). Good boy, Kevin.
Promising review: "I highly recommend this smart vacuum! I kept being let down by other robot vacuums and their overall cleaning efforts, so we made the jump to the Neato D8. We have a Great Dane that sheds A LOT and other robot vacuums couldn't keep up with all the pet hair. The Neato robot cleans very systematically, up and down in rows so I know the entire house is getting cleaned. The other robot that we have used seems to move around randomly and we were never really sure all the floors were getting cleaned. We can see such a difference in our home and the design of the Neato allows all corners to be reached. We have both carpet and tile floors and it actually sucks up dirt vs just blowing it around." —Amazon Customer
Get it from Amazon for $199.
I have this exact squeegee and it really does a fantastic job at keeping my shower squeaky clean.
Promising review: "The large suction cup that holds this squeegee in the shower works perfectly. And unlike many metal squeegees, this one is very lightweight, so it will not pull itself off the wall. The blade is strong enough to remove water from my shower doors, and wide enough to allow me to get each door in three easy swipes. For the longest time I resisted purchasing a squeegee, but realized that constantly scrubbing my shower doors to remove soap buildup is far too time-consuming. Using this squeegee does not prevent me from having to clean my shower, but it does allow me to take more time between cleans, as this little device alleviates most of the buildup that would occur. Overall, the squeegee does what it is intended to do — keep my glass shower doors looking clean and soap-scum-free." —Steven M.
Get it from Amazon for $9.95.
This coconut-based soap stick will become an integral part of your laundry routine. Use it to pre-treat all kinds of stains — oily smudges, makeup, food, dirt, etc, won't stand a chance. It's developed by Celsious, a Black-owned and woman-owned small business run out of Brooklyn, New York.
Get it from Celsious for $8.
Promising review: "After reading the reviews I thought I could at least try it, and holy smokes, this is a miracle cleaner!!! I think I have tried every cleaner on the market for pet stains and nothing ever really works on my carpets. Even if I get it off the top, it somehow comes back up. My crazy dogs hate the rain and they have one spot that they always go on when they decide they are not going outside. I have cleaned the spot probably 100 times. I cleaned this area one time with this cleaner and my spot steam cleaner and it is completely gone! The stain and smell are 100% gone, not just covered up like before, completely and absolutely gone. Miracle cleaner for sure!" —PLLane
Get it from Amazon for $19.99.
Pet parents, are you reading this? We gotta get this!
Promising review: "This stuff works sooooo well. I have tried many other brands of pet stain remover, and this one is definitely the best. I have two indoor cats with hairball issues; they are often spitting up hairballs, or stomach acid only before or after the passing of the hairball. (Sorry for the TMI.) Of course, they only want to do this on the carpet and rugs. This stain remover effectively removes the bodily fluid, hairball, etc., with a nice, fresh minty scent and no sticky residue. I keep a bottle upstairs and downstairs so I don't have to go hunting for it during those 2 a.m. hairball vomiting sessions (because, of course, that's the only time they want to throw up)." —Heather Coburn-Schill
Get it from Amazon for $19.99.
Good Vibes is a Black-owned and woman-owned small business run out of Philadelphia, PA, that makes an array of plant-based cleaning products. The product itself is very soapy, so be sure to dilute it properly before going to town on all of your surfaces.
Get it it from Good Vibes for $12.50.
Promising review: "I'm sure if I knew more about science and chemistry, I'd understand how this stuff works — but since I don't, I'll just assume that it is MAGIC. If you care at all about your carpet, you need to have a bottle of this on standby. Over the years, we've used it to make numerous wine and red juice stains vanish before our eyes. The effect reminds me of the novelty shop disappearing ink gag from when I was a kid. Seriously, if you've never seen Wine Away in action, it's worth spilling a little Cabernet on your carpet just so you can see it vanish after a few spritzes. I honestly wouldn't believe how quickly this stuff works had I not seen it countless times with my own eyes." —DarthClem
Get it from Amazon for $11.
Promising review: "We live in a household that contains two humans, two dogs, and two cats. It's a real Noah's Ark furnished with a black sectional couch. Our dogs absolutely hate the vacuum. So much so they will attack the cleaner head with their vicious bite even before we power it on. This makes the task of cleaning our couch extremely unpleasant and nearly impossible. Thanks to Chom Chom, we no longer have this problem! With a simple, quick, SOUNDLESS sweep, we're able to keep our couch pet hair–free in blissful peace. This tool does an amazing job picking up pet hair but not so much with crumbs. We were so impressed, we gifted these as Christmas presents for all of our pet-loving friends." —Magpie
Get it from Amazon for $28.95.
Promising review: "Finished using it five minutes ago and it’s the best! My husband uses a Stanley thermos daily to take coffee to work. He tries to remember to rinse it out every day, but that doesn’t always happen. I got the package today, filled the thermos with water, dropped in a tablet, and let it sit. I promptly forgot about it for a few hours. Initially, I was disappointed when I dumped the water, as it was barely tinged brown. Then I put fresh water in, covered the top, shook it, and OMG. The crap that came out was disgusting, yet fascinating. I looked in the thermos and saw almost nothing but sparkly silver! There was a little crud left in the top third of the thermos, but it’s a really tall one, so I wasn’t surprised. Got the bottle brush, swished twice, and bam! All clean! No fumes, no smell, no nothing, just clean. I used to struggle cleaning it with baking soda, vinegar, the brush, soap, and elbow grease. Screw that. I will forever use only these tablets! Here’s to better tasting (and way less gross) coffee!" —BranchingOut
Get a pack of 36 tablets from Amazon for $22+ (also available in 78 tablets).
Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.Promising review:It removed stubborn mold and grime from my shower tile grout with use of a hard bristle tooth brush. It removed hard water stains from my sinks and faucets. It works amazing so far! No overpowering smell (barely any smell at all), easy to use, and a little product goes a long way.Promising review: I CANNOT begin to tell you how happy I was to rinse down the walls sometime later and watch all that crud roll right down the drain!! This is the best product I have ever used in my life!! Promising review: Promising review:I keep a large bottle in the garage for cleaning tools and removing adhesives, and nothing works better.Newest use — quickly and easily cuts through the soapy residue left behind in the bathroom sink and shower. Promising review:We rent an apartment that has a 30+ year old shower/tub. I've used everything from abrasive powders, gels that sit to most recently the bathroom magic erasers and nothing really got the grime out.Ten minutes with my handy drill and the shower has never been cleaner.Promising reviewMY GROUT HAS NEVER BEEN CLEANER. Promising review:. Anyway, IF YOU HAVEN'T ORDERED THESE YET, DO IT.Promising review:I followed the directions and worked my way up to the Walnut color, and boy, did it do the job, even on a piece that had a split which I first repaired with wood glue. Promising review:This mop cuts at least a half hour off my cleaning time and since I can ring it out so well it does a fabulous job on my hardwood floors without worrying about puddles of water which could do damage! Promising review:Promising review: This is far superior and very easy to clean.Promising review:Great for hard stains and even for a quick cleanPromising review: Promising review:Promising review:I just dusted in the downstairs floor, including my study and computer area, keyboard, screen, and all. Easy peasy. The results were outstanding.Promising review:Almost immediately when he applied it, you could see it was starting to work. We left it on overnight and the black is COMPLETELY GONE! It's incredible. 1,000% worth the (small) investment.Promising review: toilet cleaning is a breeze now!!!