Cleaning is probably never going to be at the top of anyone’s list of fun things to do on a Saturday — or any day, for that matter. But at least you can lighten the load with these
35 products that make cleaning easier and faster. They’re not going to make the dirt and grime magically disappear, but they will make it simpler to show them the door.Multitasking products are essential when you’re putting together your cleaning arsenal, and I can’t say enough about this multitasking three-in-one stick vacuum. It’s super lightweight, great for all kinds of floors, and converts to a hand vac when it’s time to tackle your upholstery and stairs. And it’s really affordable, too. Speaking of multitasking, these ingenious microfiber mop slippers trap dust while you go about your everyday routine — fun, functional, and ideal for those of us who’d rather not lift a finger while we clean.From grout scrubbing tools to a UV sanitizer that makes it easy to eliminate the germs on your phone to a unique cleaning goo that gets in between the spaces of your computer keyboard — this list has a little bit of everything to help you clean up your act... without having to go to a lot of work. We only recommend products we love and that we think you will, too. We may receive a portion of sales from products purchased from this article, which was written by our Commerce team.
This Stick Vacuum That Transforms Into A Hand Vacuum
Compact and lightweight, you can easily tote this
stick vacuum all over your home and use it for a variety of jobs, since it quickly converts into a hand and stair vacuum. Suitable for both hard floors, carpet, and upholstery, it boasts powerful suction and comes with a crevice tool to get to those hard-to-reach places.
A Wood Polish That'll Make Your Furniture Sparkle
Condition your your furniture and make it shine with this
wood polish made from a blend of beeswax and carnauba oil, and enriched with (delicious smelling) orange oil. It restores moisture, reduces the appearance of scratches, provides a protective coating, and brings out the natural beauty of the wood grain.
These Scrubbers That Are Totally Resistant To Odor
silicone scrubbers have one major advantage over their cellulose cousins: They dry quickly to inhibit the growth of mold and mildew, which means they'll smell fresh and clean, even after dozens dishwashing sessions. Even better — they're great for removing stuck-on food without damaging your cookware.
This Easy Way To Get The Grime Out Of Your Dishwasher
We count on our dishwashers to whisk away food and grime night after night, but when do we ever clean our
dishwashers? Now you can, with these dishwashing tablets that remove residue and buildup, so they can clean all your dishes and glasses more effectively. Just drop one in once a month and you're all set.
These Slippers That Let You Clean While You Dance It Out
Just take a walk around your house in these
mopping slippers and you will have cleaned your hard floors without even trying. The slippers are outfitted with microfiber loops that attract dust and hair and lock it in — so you can throw the slippers in the wash when you're done doing the cha-cha in every room of your home. Each order comes with five pairs in five different colors.
The Clog Buster That's Pre-Measured To Eliminate The Guesswork
With a formula that's designed to blast through hair, soap, and paper, as well as those tough-to-bust grease plugs, this
clog dissolver gives you ultimate convenience: The two-application bottle is pre-measured, so you know exactly how much to pour in. Safe for most plumbing and septic systems, it's odorless and non-caustic.
This Quick Way To Clean Your Blinds
blind cleaner makes short work of an annoying task. The three "arms" slip neatly between the blinds, where the microfiber sleeves easily attract dust and dirt. And since the sleeves are machine-washable, you can use them again and again.
A Spray Cleaner That Makes Grout Sparkling White Again
Make tile and grout look like new with this powerful
grout cleaner that uses enzymes to break down trapped dirt, grime, and bacteria, while removing discoloration. It's safe to use on any finish, and all you have to do is spray — no scrubbing required. Plus, the enzymes keep cleaning long after you spray, so that tile surface will actually remain clean.
The Scrubber That Cleans The Tight Spaces In Your Bathroom
Clean sink fixtures and other tight spaces in your bathroom and kitchen with this
power scrubber. The battery-operated head oscillates 60 times per second and features pulse and continuous scrubbing options, so you can can effortlessly get rid of grime and mildew.
The Brushes That Attach To Your Drill To Power Drill For Deep Cleaning
Speed up your cleaning chores with these
scrubbing brushes that attach to your power drill, so you can thoroughly clean anything from the shower, to countertops, to car wheels — without having to wear out your hands. This set comes with three medium-bristle brushes: a round brush, a flat brush, and a smaller brush.
The Pet Hair Remover That's So Easy To Use
With a 7-inch rubber blade, this
pet hair remover attracts and removes fur from soft surfaces like upholstery and clothing quickly and easily, so you can enjoy time with your canine or kitty, without worrying about the fallout. The three grooves on the blade collect the hair, and you can easily rinse after use.
A Squeegee Broom That Will Get All The Pet Hair Off Of Your Hard Surfaces
When your furry friend is shedding like crazy, this
squeegee broom is just what you need to clean up all that hair off of hard surfaces and carpet. The rubber blade collects and holds the hair, then washes off easily so you can make another pass. The telescopic handle extends from 36 to 60 inches, making it easy to reach under beds and couches.
A Brush That Gets Leftover Lint Out Of Your Dryer Vent
Brush away tons of lint with these
dryer vent cleaning brushes that feature long, bendable handles. Guaranteed to keep your dryer working efficiently (and to prevent lint on your next load of laundry), they can also be used on other nooks and crannies, like your refrigerator coils and that narrow space in between your stove and your cabinets.
The Magical Cloth That Removes Water Rings From Furniture
furniture cloth magically removes any marks or rings on wooden surfaces caused by water, alcohol, and heat. And it gets better — this little miracle cloth can even get rid of latex paint and permanent marker, while concealing any minor scratches. Use it on metal and chrome, too.
A Pumice Stone That Removes Toilet Rings
Cleaning the toilet is probably everyone's least favorite household chore, but this
pumice tool makes it go by so much faster. It has just the right amount of abrasion to remove rings from limescale and mineral deposits, but it won't damage porcelain. Plus, it's environmentally safe, and can be used on drains and fixtures too.
A Microfiber Mop That Makes Floor Cleaning A Cinch
mopping system makes cleaning the floor so much less laborious, thanks to the bucket's pedal-operated wringing system and built-in splash guard. The mop itself features highly absorbent microfiber rings and a pivoting, triangle-shaped head for reaching into corners and other tight spaces.
This Unique Gel That Deep Cleans Your Keyboard
The spaces in between the keys on your keyboard can get pretty gnarly, but this
cleaning goo is a foolproof way to remove dust, fuzz, and bits of grime, without the risk of damage. This uniquely formulated gel molds into all those narrow spaces to effortlessly trap and lift away dirt. It's reusable, biodegradable and can also be used on cameras and other electronics.
These Drain Snakes That Easily Remove Clogs
For getting rid of clogs in a hurry, these affordable
drain snakes are a no-brainer. The flexible, skinny sticks fit into kitchen and bathroom drains and feature tiny barbs that catch and remove hair, food, grease, and soap clogs of all varieties. They're environmentally friendly and each order comes with three.
The Scrubbing Gloves That Make Doing The Dishes A Breeze
Made from germ- and mildew-resistant silicone, these
dishwashing gloves feature scrubbing bristles, so you can make short work of post dinner cleanup, without having to use a sponge or scrub brush. And they're not just for dishes — use them to scrub countertops, bathtubs, or any other surface that needs cleaning.
A Shower Scrubber That Makes It Easy To Reach Every Corner
With a handle that telescopes from 26 inches all the way up to 42, this
shower scrubber makes it easy to clean both low and high, without having to crouch down or haul out a step ladder. The scrubber head is gently abrasive and antimicrobial, and the triangular shape is specifically designed to reach into every corner.
These Silicone Scrubbers That Are Perfect For Cleaning Your Stove
Remove stuck-on food and grease from your stove with these ingenious
cooktop scrubbers. Made from 100% silicone, they're tough enough to deep clean but gentle enough to not cause damage. Plus, they'll resist mold, mildew, and odor over time, so you can use them again and again.
The Burner Covers That Will Keep Your Stove Clean As A Whistle
Keep your gas range spic and span with these Teflon
burner covers that guard your stove from grease spills or pots that boil over. Heat-resistant up to 500 degrees, they can be trimmed to size, and once they get dirty — just stick them in the dishwasher or rinse with soap and water. Each order comes with eight covers.
The Microfiber Cleaning Cloths That Can Clean Just About Anything
Perfect for cleaning just about any hard surface, these
microfiber cleaning cloths instantly trap dust and dirt when used dry, but you can also wet them to wipe down countertops, or use them to whisk away water without leaving streaks behind. They're reusable and machine-washable, so they'll last you through years of household chores.
The Case That Keeps All Your Batteries Organized
If all your batteries are in a junk draw among forgotten house keys, loose change, and takeout chopsticks, this
battery organizer is for you. With room for 93 batteries of different sizes, the case keeps everything in order, so you can find just the battery (or batteries) you need. Plus, it comes with a battery tester, so you can be sure it's good to go before inserting in your device.
A Scrub Brush That Makes Your Garage Floor Look Good As New
Deep clean your garage floor, patio, or deck quickly and efficiently with this two-sided
floor scrubbing brus h. It features scrubbing bristles on one side and a squeegee blade on the other, so you can scrape away set-in dirt and whisk away any liquids. The telescopic handle extends from 32 to 50 inches, giving you plenty of length to reach under patio furniture and anything else.
A Steam Cleaner That Works On *Everything*
steam cleaner can be used to deep clean just about any surface: Use it to quickly "scrub" shower tiles, sanitize floors, or run it over upholstery to restore it to like-new condition. The cleaner comes with a measuring cup and a variety of head attachments, so you can take on any task. Bonus: You can also use this as a steamer to remove wrinkles from clothing.
The Set Of Tiny Cleaning Tools For Tiny Cleaning Jobs
Perfect for detail work, this
household cleaning tool set is great for tidying up in between major cleaning sessions. It includes a nesting broom and dustpan set that's ideal for cleaning up crumbs, three grout cleaning brushes, and one brush specially designed to clean the grooves in your window tracks (brilliant). All have easy-to-grip handles so you can maneuver them around in tight spaces.
The 2-In-1 Window Cleaning Tool That Makes Glass Sparkle
Cleaning the windows is no one's idea of a good time, but the results are worth it, thanks to this easy-to-use
window cleaning tool that'll make them sparkle. Delivering better results than a paper towel, it's designed with a microfiber cloth to wet and scrub the window, plus a squeegee blade to remove the water once you're done. After cleaning, the scrubbing sleeve comes off, so you can throw it in the wash.
These Scrubbing Brushes All Your Reusable Straws
If you've gotten on the reusable straw bandwagon,
straw cleaning brushes are a must have. Made with durable nylon bristles, they fit easily into stainless steel or silicone straws where they remove every last bit of lemonade pulp or smoothie leftovers. They're BPA-free, dishwasher-safe, and — just like your straws — totally reusable. Each pack comes with 15.
The Air Purifier That Also Eliminates Germs With UV Rays
Remove airborne pollutants, allergens, and odors with this ingenious
air purifier that also features a built-in UV-C light for eliminating germs. And unlike many purifiers, it's ultra-compact and plugs directly into the wall — much like an old school air freshener. And since frequent air filter replacements aren't required, it's cost efficient too; just re-up on the UV-C bulb every 10 to 12 months.
These Net Cleaning Cloths That Last Way Longer Than Sponges
net cleaning cloths are designed to make even the toughest baked-on messes history, yet they're soft enough to not scratch or damage. They dry quickly and they're durable too, lasting up to seven times longer than a regular sponge. The reinforced edges keep them from unraveling, and they wash easily in either the dishwasher or the washing machine.
These Air Purifying Bags That Use Charcoal To Neutralize Odor
Remove unwanted odors the natural way with these linen
air purifying bags that get their power from activated charcoal. They're a fantastic way to keep rooms smelling fresh — without the use of fragrances — and they also absorb moisture to prevent mold, must, and mildew. Set them in the sun every two months to "recharge" and they'll last for up to two years.
The Device That Sanitizes Your Smartphone And Other Small Items
Your smartphone is a petri dish of germs, but this
phone sanitizer uses the power of UV light to make it much more hygienic. It only takes six minutes and is also perfect for sanitizing any other high-touch household and personal items, like car keys, credit cards, AirPods, and jewelry.
A Black Light That Helps Detect Pet Messes
Pet parents, if you're wondering where that lingering odor is coming from, this
black light flashlight can help. Just shine the light all around your house to pick up any unseen messes, so you can clean them up with a little pet stain remover. Fair warning: You may discover that more messes were lurking around than you had imagined.