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40 Cleaning Products With Over 10,000 5-Star Ratings

Don’t just take my word for it — trust the 10,000+ people who are loving these products.

We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Some may have been sent as samples, but all opinions and reviews are our own. 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 leather cleaner to easily clean and polish any leather you could possibly think of (seats, furniture, clothing, accessories, even faux or vinyl!). You may even be able to trick your guests into thinking you got an entirely new couch!

Reviewer's couch with one side cleaned with wood polishing cleaner

Remember to mix this concentrate with water before using!

Promising review: “My 15-year-old leather sectional hadn’t been cleaned or conditioned in three to four years because I couldn’t find anything that worked well without causing it to look blotchy. The color was also fading, and I thought it was a goner. After some elbow grease, the sectional looks great! It’s now back to its original color without being blotchy. More importantly, the suppleness has returned. I can actually say that it looks as good as the day we bought it.” —jellybean55

Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in three sizes).

2. A beloved interior cleaner that allows you to clean inside your ~entire~ car with one cleaner rather than having to deal with different bottles for each kind of material.  

Reviewer's before-and-after results of using interior cleaner

Promising review: “This does exactly what I wante — clean all the interior surfaces of my car while not leaving any residues, streaks, or strong odors. I first used this on my 4-month-old Grand Cherokee Trailhawk that was CAKED in dust (inside!) from a recent off-road adventure. The Total Interior cleaner cleaned all my surfaces — dash, screen, leather seats, etc. without leaving any streaky residues or strong odors, good or bad. After things settled my car looked and smelled new again!” –T. Porter

Get it from Amazon for $10.97.

3. A flexible coil brush to clean alllll the lint that is still stuck in your lint trap that you didn’t even know existed (I personally thought the entire point of the lint trap was to prevent this build-up, but apparently not?!).

Reviewer showing dust removed with flexible coil brush

Reviewer's coil brush with pile of removed dust next to it

Promising reviews: “Who knew that this little, unassuming brush would make such an earth shattering difference in my life! I have had my washer and dryer a little over two years and recently the dryer hadn’t been drying as well as it should have. I purchased this set of lint brushes and another longer one to use outside my home on the big vent. When they arrived… I went to town. I will divulge that I am one of those people who actually *enjoys* cleaning! I mean I REALLLLLLY enjoy it 🙂 This set was one of the most satisfying experiences of my life. I got so much lint out of the dryer where the lint trap goes that I was APPALLED! Who knew that there was that much junk just hanging out? I mean it just kept coming. I won’t even go into how the bigger brush gave me cold chills of excitement… Suffice it to say, that you may THINK your dryer is clean… but until you purchase these babies and ram them in and out, and in and out, and in and out of your dryer. You just don’t know pleasure. Or cleanliness! ;)” —Gina Hurteau Shoen

“I use this lint brush to clean my window AC unit and it works amazingly. I was able to deep clean the air outlet and blower fan for the condenser and the space between the air filter on the front of the AC and the condenser and get an extra seven degrees of cooling out of my AC in the middle of July in Florida. Highly recommended.” —Philip Marquis

Get a pack of two from Amazon for $8.95.

4. A cleaning putty that will *finally* clean all those small nooks and crannies — say hello to actually cleaned vents, keyboards, and all the other awkwardly small places you can’t fit any other cleaning products into.

reviewer placing cleaning putty on car's vent

Reviewer holding dirty cleaning putty

Promising review: “WOW!!! This stuff is incredible! I work in an environment that is very dirty and our office is always covered in a fine layer of dust. But just a few minutes spent mashing this slime into all the cracks and crevices of my keyboard, mouse, phone, etc and it’s all clean as can be! This stuff picks up dirt on contact and leaves behind a clean, no smell, no residue surface. I bought a second jar for my vehicle and it works miracles in there as well. My air vents, shifter and seats are now spotless. I couldn’t be happier with this product.” —Jenna75

Get it from Amazon for $6.88+ (available in three colors).

5. A gel Scrubbing Bubbles toilet cleaning stamp so you can keep your toilet looking clean and smelling fresh *without* having to scrub or increase how often you deep clean. Every time you flush, this cleansing gel will release a fresh scent and prevent stains from building up.

Reviewer using dispenser to put the stamp in the toilet bowl

Same reviewer's toilet with stamp on the side

Each stamp lasts for up to 12 days.

Promising review: “I love how easy it is to use and makes my bathroom and hallway even smell amazing. It’s easy to use and lasts for a bit. Leaves my toilets clean, sparkling white! Will keep buying and will try all the scents.” —Elisa B.

Get six stamps from Amazon for $4.67.

6. A silver polish designed to give new life (and prevent future tarnishing) to your family heirlooms, no matter how long they’ve been passed down.

reviewer's tea set so tarnished it's dark green then the same tea set looking new thanks to the polish

reviewer's silver lid with half of it untreated and tarnished then the other half looking like new

Promising review: “I recently bought a gorgeous antique tea service set, which was very tarnished. I did some research online to try to find the right product to help me uncover its beauty. Weiman Silver Polish came up again and again, so I had to give it a try. Removing tarnish is a big job, and I hate the process. I used a rag with a squirt of this polish and rubbed away. I’ll be honest, it takes time to get the tarnish off. The difficulty with my tea service is that it’s been stored for several decades, so the tarnish is thick. But thanks to Weiman, it’s been giving a new, shiny life! Highly recommend this silver polish!” —Southern Grandeur

Get it from Amazon for $7.45+ (available in two sizes).

7. Green Gobbler Drain Clog Dissolver that will clean out your drain from whatever is blocking it (yes, even those wipes that claim to be flushable but always end up causing problems). The two chambers come pre-measured so you don’t have to worry about knowing if you’re not using enough or pouring like five times the quantity that’s actually needed.

reviewer holding a green bottle with two openings with twist-off caps at the top of it

Reviewer's drain with a bunch of water and dirt

Promising review: “OK… So I have to do a little review on this product BECAUSE I have had a stopped-up kitchen sink and have LITERALLY tried EVERYTHING down to the industrial products with NO luck. I decided to go on Amazon and read a few reviews. This is the one I decided to go with. I only used one chamber, let it sit for an hour, and then used boiling water. My sink is NO LONGER stopped up!!! I saved a plumber bill and this was $10.98. HUGE win for this woman!!” —Tabpeach

Get it from Amazon for $10.98.

8. An Oxo microfiber duster designed to actually trap the dust instead of just moving it from one section to another. Plus, no matter how dusty your house may be, you don’t have to worry about creating excess waste because the cloth is washable instead of those name brands that you have to throw away after each use.

Gif of the duster being used to remove dust from the front of a BuzzFeed editor's air conditioner unit

Gif of BuzzFeed editor, Yi Yang removing the microfiber cloth

BuzzFeed / Yi Yang

Promising review: “My apartment is fairly minimal. I don’t tend to have many single-job items. Therefore, I didn’t understand why I couldn’t just dust with a microfiber cloth that I already own. Well, I can, but this is definitely a step up! It make dusting super fast. Because it is stiff, it helps with surfaces with baseboards and trim. It also makes it much easier to dust the tops of the door jams and reach spots like the frame under my futon or the top of the refrigerator. The dusting part snaps on to the plastic base and easily comes off for washing. I throw it in the washer with my microfiber cloths in cold water and hang to dry. I’ve only washed it three times, so I don’t know how long it will last, but so far I’m loving it!” —Kathryn

Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

9. A screen cleaner kit that comes with a spray and microfiber cloth to clean those little pet paw prints, toddler finger marks, and whatever else may be smeared all over your TV. No, that is not actually a weird mole on Michael Scott’s face.

a reviewer's TV with smudges across the screen

same reviewer's TV now clean

The spray is free of alcohol, ammonia, and harmful phosphates. You can use it to clean any screen, including HDTVs, PC monitors, tablets, laptops, smartphones, and more! 

Promising review: “A miracle! I’ve been looking for this product all my life! I have a nice 42-inch smart TV that I hate cleaning. Every product I used left streaks everywhere so I’d use more and rub and rub…Make sure your screen is cool and spray an ample amount on the cloth provided and smear it everywhere. Then flip the cloth and rub it off. I think this is truly one of the greatest breakthroughs in modern history. They give you a huge can of this stuff and a quality cloth.” —Paul Wedero

Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

10. An EasyWring microfiber spin mop to help you achieve those shiny and sparkly floors you’ve always dreamed of ✨. The microfiber mop head is ~machine washable~ and incredibly effective at picking up the dirt and grime.

reviewer showing series of dumping the dirty water from their mop bucket after each round of cleaning, and the water gets cleaner over time

The mop and bucket on a reviewer's floor

The bucket this mop comes with has a built-in wringer and splash guard so you don’t have to worry about flopping a sopping wet mop onto the floor, creating a bigger mess than you originally started with. Also, the mop head uses millions of strands of advanced microfiber to effectively capture dirt and grime with just plain water, aka there is no need for harsh chemicals.

Promising review: “I had had it with my broken basic mop and bucket. I tried to just get a dollar store Swiffer to get us by, but that wasn’t cutting it at all. With three boys and a dog that makes his rounds on all the furniture and every exposed corner, I had to do something. After seeing a TikTok where a woman demonstrated this mop to clean her walls, and hearing my boss raving about it, I decided to click the Amazon button. Let me tell you, I HATE cleaning, I HATE mopping, but I LOVE for things to be clean. I was able to mop the entire house TWICE (Because it was that dirty. Please don’t judge.) within an hour. A few days later I mopped the entire house again within 10 minutes because they weren’t quite as dirty. On another positive note, my boys love the spinner and think it’s a toy! So, every time I get the bucket out my 10-year-old and 4-year-old ask to mop the house because they think it’s fun. MAJOR BONUS!” —Molly

Get it from Amazon for $34.97+ (also available with extra mop heads). 

11. An eco-friendly hard water stain-remover safe for removing soap scum and residue on pretty much anything — shower glass, tile, granite, stainless steel, marble, brass, and porcelain. 

Reviewer before and after showing the cleaner removed hard water stains on a glass shower door

Promising review: “It was like magic on the ease factor and using very little to go a long way. I literally did no scrubbing for tough water stains on my three sided glass shower walls and door. What was to start a test, ended up being the whole thing in 15 mins. I did use a razor blade scraper for one section and not on another, to compare, and they were virtually the same results in the same amount of time. There are not many products that will ‘wow’ me but with the combination of low odor, the power and ease, and a protective coating left behind, I am a believer of this product.” —jennifer k jurotich

Get it from Amazon for $17.77.

12. A pack of washing machine cleaning tablets because I feel like we never remember to clean the things that are supposed to be cleaning other things…Like, of course our clothes come out stinky when we’ve literally never thought to clean the actual machine.

A reviewer's pack of the tablets sitting with one open in front of it

One of the tablets sitting in the middle of a reviewer's washing machine

They’re safe to use with pretty much any type of washer: HE or regular, top-loading and front-loading.

Promising review: “I purchased Affresh for the dishwasher first and it saved my dishwasher from the scrapyard. After being so thoroughly impressed by the job that product did, I decided to try the washing machine cleaner. I didn’t think my machine was that dirty… O. M. G. I was wrong. The water in the machine was literally black with filth!! Not gray or a little scummy— I mean completely black! Horrifying to think this machine ‘cleaned’ my clothes. I wish I could go back in time and buy this thing like two years ago. I’m horrified (and so satisfied with the results)!” —M

Get a pack of three from Amazon for $6.95+ (also available in five- and six-pack).

13. A pumice cleaning stone reviewers repeatedly call magic, and once you see the results, you will understand why. Those rings you’ve had around the toilet in your basement for years will finally disappear.

Reviewer's toilet bowl, which has dark yellow and brown stains on it

Same reviewer's toilet looking white and clean after using the stone

Promising review: “I’m doing a happy dance right now! My toilets have had mineral rings in the bowls from well water since we bought our house five years ago. During those five years, I have purchased NUMEROUS products to try to remove the rings. Every single one failed. I had come to terms with the idea that if I wanted pristine looking crappers, I was going to need to replace them. Three of them. Ugh! I ordered the pumice cleaning stone as a last ditch attempt. Received it today, and immediately went to town. My extreme enthusiasm for scrubbing johns was actually a bit odd, but I was feeling optimistic. Turns out I had reason to. THIS PRODUCT IS AMAZING!!! SO amazing, it actually inspired me to take a picture of my TOILET!!!! My hoppers are saved!!!!! Seriously, the rings are COMPLETELY GONE. If I could give 10 stars, I would.” —Sassyscribbler

Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (also available in a two-pack).

14. Bottle-cleaning tablets so your emotional support water bottle you’ve been using every day for the past year (…without washing…) can be restored back to its freshly purchased state that is *actually* safe to drink out of.

before and after of a reviewer's thermos that is stained dark brown looking shiny and silver again after the bottle tablets removed the stains

Promising review: “I admit I was skeptical that this would work on my deeply coffee stained, stainless steel coffee tumblers. Usually I have to boil hot water and use vinegar and dishwashing liquid in them and let them sit overnight to get them clean. So I was definitely skeptical how one small tablet with warm water for 20 minutes was going to get them sparkling. The truth of the matter is…it actually did a killer job! I popped one tablet in the bottom of each clean tumbler. Then, I added hot water that I had boiled on the stove (as an added benefit) and left them uncovered for 20 minutes. Halfway through I stirred the water with a bottle brush and then let it sit for the remaining time. Before rinsing them out, I used a bottle brush again and then rinsed. OMG! SPARKLING LIKE NEW!!! SIMPLE, FAST AND EASY. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND!” —Bliss Om

Get a pack of 12 tablets from Amazon for $8 (also available in 36- or 78-pack).

15. stain and odor eliminator to clean up those tough messes you’ve already used sooo many products on. Not only will this stuff get rid of the stain, but it will get rid of the smell…pet stains can be STANKY, iykyk. 

Reviewer's knitted rug with large black/green stain on it labeled

Reviewer's carpet with yellow stain / same carpet with no stain

Rocco & Roxie Supply Co. is a family-owned small business named after the family’s pets Rocco, a Labradoodle, and Roxie, a former shelter tabby cat. They make a variety of pet supplies, including cleaners, treats, grooming tools, accessories, and toys.

Promising review: “I have an elderly dog who has occasional accidents and a cat with chronic bladder issues. Without this product, I’m pretty sure I would’ve burned down the house. On fresh accidents, it works with just one treatment. It removes the stains, and more importantly, it completely removes the odors. On older, setting stains, it completely removes stains and odors after several repeat treatments. I’ve tried so many products over the years. Hands down, this is the best.” —SR Kelly

Get it from Amazon for $19.97+ (available in two sizes).

16. A jetted tub cleaner because idk if you’ve heard, but those jets can get DISGUSTING…like, never-use-a-shared-tub disgusting. But unfortunately, that gunk doesn’t stay only in the hotel tubs; it can build up in your tub at home. Clean out those jets, and stop being afraid of using your tub to its full potential. 

Promising review: “We bought a house with a jetted tub. I had anxiety about using the tub because I didn’t know what kind of germs and funk were in the jets. I ordered Oh Yuk before we even closed escrow. And when escrow did close, I got my keys and immediately used Oh Yuk in the tub. The junk that came out was soo gross! I ran it four times and now the tub jets are spotless. It was great being able to take a bath and not worry about someone else’s dirt and funk in my bath water. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!” —Niki D.

Get it from Amazon for $17.84.

17. An all-purpose car upholstery cleaner to clean up all those stains from your baby throwing their yogurt or the entire coffee you spilled on the passenger seat.

A reviewer's before of a stained, grimy cloth car interior and and after of it without stains on it anymore

Promising review: “Holy moly, how did I never know that this existed?? This cleaner is nothing short of a miracle!! My backseat bench has been dirty with mystery stains now for at least a decade, stains that were created by little kids, various passengers, cargo, who knows. I tried EVERYTHING to get out the hazy, dirty staining on my charcoal colored seats to no avail. Hot water and soap, alcohol based rubs, carpet cleaners, fabric cleaners — literally EVERYTHING plus lots of elbow grease. I grew frustrated and resigned that my car will look like a dump forever. Then I started doing some research and came upon this cleaner. Many reviews stated it was the best thing ever, car sites named it their top choice etc. I decided its worth a last-ditch try and boy I am so glad I did! It took 4–5 sprays, some minor agitating and rubbing with a broad brush, wipe off with the enclosed cloth and whaddaya know?? POOF! STAINS GONE! I simply can’t believe how easy this was and how pain free. I will go tomorrow and clean ALL my car seats! I highly recommend this, it’s the bomb.” —Manddun

Get it from Amazon for $16.97+ (available in two sizes).

18. A set of cleaning K-Cups if you’re starting to notice a ~funky~ taste in all your beverages after having your Keurig for a long time and never cleaning it. Don’t worry — you’re not alone. I didn’t know you were supposed to be doing anything special to clean them either.

reviewer showing the water that came out of their keurig after using the k-cup cleaning pod and you can see that the original brown water gets cleaner and clearer after each cycle of using the cleaning cup

the cups, which look like regular K-cups

Simply insert one of these pods like you would a coffee pod and run it on the largest cup setting. Reviewers suggest running one to two additional cycles of just water after the initial one just to make sure all the gunk is fully removed.

Promising review: “I admit, it’s been awhile since I cleaned my Keurig. Before using this product, I decided to run the machine until the water came clear. I ran the machine no fewer than 20 times. Still brownish water coming out. I took a wet paper towel and cleaned up the cup holder and any place there might have been residue. Those towels were dirty at first but eventually came clean. So I ran the water through the machine another 15 times. Slowly, it became less brown and turned tan….and then beige. At this point I thought it would be safe to run the product through the machine. I popped in one capsule and ran it. The water came out looking like coffee! Gross! I thought that certainly the inside of the pod had some kind of brown dye. I cut one open — and it was completely clean and empty. So I ran another pod. And another. In short, I ran all six pods. Yes, I know that isn’t the way it was intended, but man, it was filthy. By the last pod the water was pretty darn clear. I spent the next two hours running water through the machine. Water is finally crystal clear when it pours through the machine. I just subscribed to picking up this product every two months.” —Nikolas L. V.

Get a box of six pods from Amazon for $9.95+ (also available as pack of 12 or 18).

19. A pack of dishwasher cleaning tablets that clean the nasty you can see, but also the *nasty* you can’t see. Just place one where you would put a normal dishwashing pod, and marvel at the results.

A reviewer's dirty dishwasher with brown stains on the bottom

The same reviewer's dishwasher, which is now stain-free after using the tablets

Promising review: “This stuff is the real deal. We have had multiple service calls to the house for this dishwasher — no help at all. Cleaned the filter, tried running the water to heat it first… nothing worked. Dishes were still coming out dirty and smelly. We were prepared to give up and replace our dishwasher. As a last ditch effort, I ordered the Affresh pods, and used two of ‘em. Hallelujah!!! Finally, dishes are coming out clean again. These pods saved me THOUSANDS! So simple and easy to use, I could not be happier.” —M

Get a pack of six tablets from Amazon for $8.95.

20. A retainer cleaner because if you’re actually following your dentist’s instructions of wearing it every day, you’ll know no matter how much you brush them, they get coated in some nasty film and turn yellow. These fizzing tablets will eliminate that from even the hard-to-reach areas, while also eliminating that funky smell they’ve developed.  

Reviewer's Invisalign, which look slightly yellow

The same Invisalign looking significantly cleaner

Promising review: “I really loved this product. I am currently waiting for a new Invisalign set. My old Invisalign needed to be cleaned. I read the reviews and decided to purchase. OMG it worked! There was a fresh taste and they were clean. I wish I had found this product sooner. I did let them soak overnight only because I had been wearing them for the last four months. Nothing happened to Invisalign; there was no weakness or anything. Just very clean and fresh. If I could have given the product 10 stars I would have.” —Lisa R.

Get 120 tablets from Amazon for $26.81+ (also available as 240 tablets).

21. A pet hair cleaner that will find hair that you didn’t even know existed. Prepare to be humbled — you may have just finished vacuuming your carpet, but trust me, this will pick up a lot more hair and it won’t take 10 sheets of sticky paper to do it.

Shirt covered half in pet hair and half clean with an uproot cleaner showing a large clump of hair

Jessica Hall / BuzzFeed

I have two cats and I always tell people they don’t really shed *that* much. Well, I guess I was proven wrong when my husband decided to buy this and we used it on our carpet. When I tell you we audibly gasped. We then decided to make it a game because it was honestly so funny how much hair was coming up even though we thought the house was clean 😩.

Promising review: “I generally don’t write reviews, simply because most often I’m buying products with a ton of reviews anyway so mine wouldn’t really matter, but HOLY CANNOLI, I don’t care how many reviews this thing has, I’m FLOORED (pun intended). I vacuum almost daily with a cattle dog and a staffy in my house, and there’s always hair. I used this for the first time on my rug last night and I cannot BELIEVE how much hair this thing pulled up AND IT DIDN’T DAMAGE MY RUG. THIS THING IS AMAZING!!!! 100/10 stars!!” —Tabitha

Get it on Amazon for $22.99.

22. A container of The Pink Stuff, because this slightly abrasive paste is literally amazing and can clean all the dirt and grime off any surface that you couldn’t get rid of with any other products. Over 100,000 people gave this five stars, so if we haven’t influenced you to buy it yet, now is the time.

Reviewer's sink on the left covered in pink and blue hair dye, sink on the right clean

Reviewer's open toilet seat with stain / same toilet seat clean

Promising review: “Finally got around to trying this stuff. Lived up to the hype, really a ‘miracle’ paste as it is effective at cleaning many things. So far, I’ve used it to clean my stove, stainless kitchen sink, and shower (doors and all), and it worked. Also got rid of a deep stain on my kitchen counter that Clorox wipes couldn’t get out. Picked up so much dirt the microfiber towels I used got thrown away; I couldn’t see them being cleaned well enough to reuse. Seriously thinking about ditching all my other kitchen/bathroom cleaners and just using this because so far, it seems to do it all. And it’s not super expensive either. They’ve got another fan in me!” —sunsean

Get it from Amazon for $5.97+ (available in two quantities and multi-packs).

23. A bottle of Dawn Powerwash with so many uses — tires, cupboards, obviously dishes, and more — you may get carried away trying to find the next thing in your house that needs a deep cleaning. For really stuck-on messes, simply spray a layer and leave it for a few minutes. When you come back, you’ll be able to wipe away all the grime.

Bottom of a reviewer's light blue with a bunch of brown stains / same pan now clean

Promising review: “My daughter told me about this, but I thought it was just like the regular Dawn dish soap. When she finally showed me how it worked, I couldn’t believe I was washing dishes without it for so long. It’s amazing for all the caked-on baking dishes, and it cuts through grease like magic. And it even worked when cleaning my stove, cabinets, and cupboards. It makes all the caked-on grease and grime disappear. I 100% recommend this product.” —Maria K.

Get a four-pack bundle from Amazon for $11.

24. A bleach-free weekly shower spray that doesn’t require scrubbing. 😩🙌🏼 Just spray it on and leave it while you go clean the rest of your house. When you wipe it away (8–12 hours later), you will be *shocked* by the results.

Reviewer's dark tile shower covered in white build up

same show without any build up

Promising review: “Holy cow! The only thing I’m mad about is that I didn’t know about it sooner! I have three teenage daughters. My shower sees body oils, creams, hair dye, etc. DAILY. Scrubbing once a week wasn’t enough. The girls didn’t always remember to use the daily shower spray. This stuff WORKS! I can see the difference after two uses two days in a row. Could see a change on day one. I think one more use will have my tub looking like I scrubbed with bleach for an hour!” —Jon W.

Get it from Amazon for $19.54+ (available in two sizes and two scents).

25. A cooktop cleaner kit to take the stress out of cooking, because cooking = messes. I know there’s been at least a few (a lot of) times I have been cooking and my pot boils over. I’m *adding this to my cart* so now I can actually solve that problem instead of just staring at it wondering if I’ll ever be brave enough to cook again. 

Reviewer's electric stove with ring and additional stains / same stove looking brand new

The kit includes cooktop cleaner, cleaning pad, cleaning pad grip tool and scraper.

Promising review: “I especially like the razor. I have a brand new glass top stove, and the first couple nights, already got something stuck on, which no amount of scrubbing (three types of scrubbies) would remove. Very frustrating. I saw this in a list of Amazon favorites and ordered. It worked the first try!!! Razor is an enormous help, but the liquid is excellent, and having the scrubby mounted on a handle gives it a lot more oomph. I won’t be out of this ever!” —Bev K.

Get the four-piece kit from Amazon for $13.14+ (also available in five- or six-piece sets).

26. A pack of cleaning sponges that work on household surfaces, cars, shoes, really anything that you need to clean. These are extra thick, so they can handle bigger messes without you having to constantly grab a new one. But if you do burn through one, don’t worry…this comes with 20.

A reviewer's white door with brown stains all over the lower half / same door without any stains

All you have to do is add water to the sponge and get to cleaning, AKA you don’t have to worry about using any harsh chemicals!

Promising reviews: “I had not been a believer in the supernatural. When I purchased and used this product, that changed instantly. I know what I’ve seen, no one can convince me otherwise; these truly are magic.” —Gregory C. H.

“Removes what everything else I tried couldn’t. I was able to clean all of the upholstery on my 34′ cruiser with one block, but the block was pretty much history by the time I was done. I’m sure the next one will last longer since all the nasty stuff is now gone. I bought a 20-pack, and I suspect that it could last me the rest of my life. A great value for the money.” —Amazon Customer

Get a 20-pack from Amazon for $11.95.

27. A Rubbermaid scrubber because your old toothbrush that you use to clean just isn’t cutting it anymore. This electric power scrubber is small but mighty. Stop breaking a sweat every time you find a new gross stain, and instead, break out this scrubber that will do all the heavy lifting.

Reviewer's tile floor with bottom half grout brown and dirty labeled

Inside reviewer's washing machine with very dirty corner / same corner now clean

I was recently influenced to purchase one of these, and I can tell you it genuinely works. I wasn’t really expecting it to do much, but when I used it in my shower, I could see the water stains getting lifted immediately. The grout cleaner attachment is especially helpful for the awkward corners of my shower that I couldn’t seem to reach with any other brushes. It really takes out most of the work and allows you to get a deeper clean without as much elbow grease.

Promising review: “In my kitchen especially, the detailing on my cupboards and floor molding were starting to look like they could grow a garden in them. I saw a review for this tool, took a chance, and just completed two cabinet doors in 20 minutes that would have taken me forever by hand (toothpick, toothbrush, etc.). Love it!!! I learned not to press on it; the circulating bristles don’t require any pressure. Just let them do the work. Can’t wait to attack the baseboards and feel clean again.” —Ms.Mac

Get it from Amazon for $17.38.

28. A plant-based stainless steel cleaner that will remove all those mysterious drippings on the front of your oven, fridge, and honestly all your stainless steel appliances. Just spray it on, wipe it away, and watch your streak- and smudge-free appliances shine.

Bottom of a reviewer's oven with streaks and marks labeled

Promising review: “I have tried numerous stainless steel cleaners, most more expensive than this one. Most were aerosol and messy. None of them were plant-based. They all smelled like chemicals. And it was always a game of Whack-a-Mole when it came to streaks. I got to the point where I was upset with the people behind stainless steel appliances. Therapy Clean works exactly as it should. No streaks. The product even comes with a microfiber cloth! The trick is not to use a lot of the product while applying, and then using the dry part of the clothe to wipe off the excess.” —Big Mama Shakes

Get it on Amazon for $19.95+ (also available in two-pack).

29. A baseboard cleaner so you don’t have to get on your hands and knees and crawl all over your house in order to clean those pesky baseboards. Now you can just quickly swipe over them, making a horribly time-consuming chore much more manageable. 

Promising review: “We have A LOT of white woodwork in our 3,300 sq. ft house…baseboards, crown molding, columns, elaborate trim around windows. The stuff is everywhere! And it was all dusty! I did not relish the idea of getting down on my hands & arthritic knees to clean all this woodwork. Enter the Baseboard Buddy! It works wonderfully on all the woodwork…not just the baseboards. I stopped periodically to clean the pad with a damp rag and then removed and washed the pad in hot soapy water when I was done. I had no problems with the cleaning head rotating unless I moved it. The long pole made it easy to clean at the top of tall windows. My baseboards and other woodwork looks like new again. Highly recommended!” —Lily of the valley

Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

30. A container of OxiClean stain removing powder that is so versatile there are over 101 ways to use it (laundry! pet stains! grout cleaner! carpets! I could list more, but I don’t think you want to read every single way you can use it — odds are no matter where the stain is, you can use this). It even works on set-in stains, so don’t worry if that stain in the corner has been there for years. 

Reviewer's blue and white striped baby onesie with big yellow stain / same onesie without stain

Reviewer's dirty and brown sneakers / same sneakers now a light grey and clean

Promising review: “I have a canvas tote bag that I put a vacuum sealed piece of beef liver in from a farmer’s market purchase. The liver thawed out when I was jawing away with a health food buddy in his store. The bottom of the tote bag became a bloody mess. I soaked it overnight in warm water/OxiClean in my kitchen sink and was shocked to wake up the next morning with the stain completely gone. Very impressive stuff!” —Bee2Bee

Get it from Amazon for $5.98+ (available in four quantities).

31. An electric power washer more convenient, quieter, and cheaper than traditional gas power washers, but without sacrificing the *oomph* you need to get some of those nasty messes. Who knows, maybe your fence isn’t that weird shade of brown…get this power washer to find out for sure.

Reviewer's gutter that is white but half is covered in green gunk and the other half is clean

Reviewer's stone pathway covered in green grime, same pathway now clean

Promising reviews: “I wouldn’t even care if this only worked once. It saved us a lot of money from having to hire a professional to clean 10+ years of grime from our fence. We sprayed Clorox first (using a manual pumping canister) and then washed it all off with this. Worked amazingly. Got green off the fence, the stone walls, even the sidewalk. Entire ecosystems were killed, but it needed to be done.” —Karanbir S. 

“I was skeptical about this being electric rather than gas, but it is powerful enough for anything a homeowner needs it to do. And it is quiet and doesn’t kill your ear drums or piss off the neighbors — like a gas-powered unit.” —av8r567

Get it from Amazon for $169.

32. A Clorox disposable toilet cleaning wand that comes with scrubbing pads preloaded with cleaner. Now, you won’t have to spray the cleaner, let it sit, and then scrub the toilet. Since the pads are disposable, you don’t have to worry about storing the germ-infested toilet brush. Maybe it’s just me, but I get the heebie jeebies putting away my toilet brush and praying it doesn’t touch anything in the process — aka yes, I will be buying these.

Reviewer's toilet bowl that is completely covered in brown film / same toilet bowl now clean

The starter kit comes with the wand, storage caddy, and six refill brush heads.

Promising reviews: “I’m so glad I purchased this Clorox toilet wand. Extremely easy to use. I love how great it deep cleans my toilet. Reaches areas the my normal toilet brush didn’t. The soft scent is just perfect!” —Liza L.

“I bought this wand to clean the toilet but found it also works great for showers and tubs. I love that I don’t have to bend so much. Super easy to use! I still hate cleaning bathrooms, but this makes it so easy.” —Michele M.

Get the starter kit from Amazon for $11.98.

33. A ChomChom roller to remove all the pet hair that is still on your couch even after you’ve vacuumed. This little tool works on pretty much any surface — furniture, upholstery, blankets, clothes — and you don’t have to worry about constantly ripping off *another* sticky sheet because one quick swipe typically fills it up (at least it does when I try to use them to clean my clothes…).

Gif of reviewer using ChomChom to get rid of pet hair

Reviewer holding open ChomChom with a ton of hair inside

Promising review: “I opted to buy the ChomChom in the hopes of at last having something practical that will help us remove black cat hair from upholstered and carpeted areas of our home. I’ve used several things over the years, but nothing really worked ‘as advertised.’ The ChomChom made short, easy work of cat hair removal! No electricity, no big complicated two- or three-part device…just a well-designed, efficient roller that gathers up hair as one rolls it back and forth and deposits it in a closed compartment that’s easy to clear out for dumping into the trash. Now, if someone could explain to me how one small cat can continually produce and shed so much hair, I’m all ears.” —Marilee

Get it from Amazon for $31.95.

34. Or, a pet hair removing carpet rake with a magnet-like rubber head to attract the massive amount of hair that is lodged into your carpet. This thing will pull up piles of pet hair (and probably your hair, too) that you thought you got rid of vacuuming. BONUS, this is reusable and washable, so no worry about creating excessive waste when you inevitably become obsessed with cleaning your carpets. 

Close up of reviewer's brown stairs covered in hair and dirt / same stairs now clean

A reviewer's brown and white dog staring at camera next to giant pile of fur and the cleaning broom

The handle is incredibly versatile and can extend from 36–60 inches to prevent people of all heights from straining their backs while de-furring their home.

Promising review: “Just get this, now. We added a kitty to our family a year ago, and I was starting to feel overwhelmed with the nonstop hair. We have beautiful hardwood floors and sweeping or vacuuming just seemed to provide a temporary fix. When this amazement came, I did a test run on a hall runner that I vacuum often. The amount of hair that came off terrified me!!!!! For days, I walked around from room to room just sweeping everything. It’s almost a miracle. Love, love, love it!” —Pcelica063

Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in eight variations).

35. OR! If you need even more power, a Bissell pet hair vacuum that can quickly suck up all the hair from the spot on your couch that your furry friend hasn’t gotten up from in hours. Bonus, you may even be able to make yourself a sweater with all the hair you get up.

The hand vac has a 16-foot power cord and comes with two nozzles for cleaning upholstery, carpeting, and the inside of your car.

Promising review: “I have a VERY hairy German shepherd and I got this for our couch, which frequently looks like a second massive dog after she lays on it. I have tried a lot of things to clean up after her but this blew them all out of the water! You can’t tell she ever laid on the couch! I did get a little vacuum happy and cleaned the cat tree too, it looks like it did coming out of the box. I cannot recommend this enough!” —Avalon

Get it from Amazon for $30.22.

36. A pack of 10 Swedish dishcloths so absorbent (up to 20x their weight) you’ll wonder why you ever used regular paper towels. This is a change you can feel good about because not only do they out-perform paper towels, but they are reusable and washable so you can really cut down on your waste!

The multicolor pack

Amazon

Promising review:You need these. I had to come in and leave a review of my own because these things are AMAZING. You’ve heard best thing since sliced bread? This is what they’re talking about. If you want to save time, skip the review and just buy them now. You’re welcome. Spill flour or something powdery? Grab one of these. They pick up EVERYTHING. And that’s nice and all. It’s more than nice, they do a remarkable job. But more magic comes in when you rinse them. Nothing gums up. They rinse right off very quickly so you can keep going. No fibers for things to embed in. Wiping a wood table after dinner? They grab every single crumb and none of those streaks of water a rag leaves. That is a stunning feat. They hold the perfect amount of moisture. They can be as wet or dry as the job you’re doing requires. I’m obsessed with them. Throw them in the dishwasher or washer (I don’t put them in the dryer) and they last. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve bought these as gifts. I’m back to buy more to give out. And everyone I’ve bought them for has done the same. I’ve bought more for myself and not because I need more — they hold up — but because I want more. I have them stashed everywhere. Bathrooms, laundry room, kitchen, car! Just try them. These. This brand. These are brilliant. They just are. Never quit making them. I bet there’s a fan club forum somewhere for them like there is the Instant Pot.” —madcow

Get them from Amazon for $16.05+ (available in eight single-color packs or a multicolor pack).

37. A foaming garbage disposal cleaner that is SO easy to use. Just throw one down the drain, run some water and the disposal, and watch the blue foam come up, cleaning out all the gunk and grime from all the holiday dinner recipes you’ve been testing.

blue foaming cleanser pushing its way out of the sink drain

Amazon

Promising review: “We regularly run hot water + dish soap down the disposal but it still gets funky sometimes. These little packets of foaming blue goodness get rid of the funk without a huge perfume scent. There’s a mild lemon scent while it’s foaming but it goes away and leaves everything pretty scentless when it’s done. You put the entire little paper packet in the disposal while trickling hot water, then turn the disposal on and let it work. Blue foam will come up the drain – or both drains in a dual – with a collection of nastiness. Run it until the sink’s clear, then rinse down any residue before turning the disposal off. Works like a charm. Definitely worth the price, you get several bags in one package, good for like a month of use.” —Spookyevilone

Get a four-pack from Amazon for $3.78+ (available in two variations).

38. Eufy robot vacuum so no matter how busy you are, you can always come home to a clean house. There is honestly nothing better than a freshly vacuumed floor, especially if it required ~zero~ effort from you.

Robot vacuum on reviewer's hardwood floor

Reviewer holding the filter filled with dust and hair

I ~hate~ vacuuming. It is very possibly my least favorite chore, so when it came time to make my wedding registry, this was one of the items I KNEW I needed to include. It makes my life soo much easier. We have two cats who shed (and tbh I suppose my hair is part of the problem as well) and it is such a hassle to try to keep up with vacuuming when the hair accumulates so quickly. Having this little gadget has been such a time saver. We usually just turn it on when we are leaving the house and it gets to work right away. I live in a three-story townhouse so we typically empty it between each floor since we have to carry it upstairs anyway (still desperately waiting for someone to invent a robot vacuum for stairs), so I can’t attest to how much it can collect at once, but we’ve never had any issues with it handling each floor of our house. 

Promising review: “This is a great tool for a lazy person like me. I’ve run it every day since I got it a week ago, and it’s picking up all the dirt, dust and cat hair I have neglected for ages. I still have to empty the dust collector and clean the filters, but it’s nothing compared to having to drag the vacuum cleaner around the house myself! Definitely worth its price!” —Lina L. Y.

Get it from Amazon for $199.99+ (available in black or white).

39. A set of three power scrubber brushes to attach to your drill so you can stop spending hours using your old toothbrush to scrub the grime away. It’s time to work smarter, not harder, folks!

reviewer's white tub with dark brown stains in the corners and on the floor

The same tub with all the stains removed

The company that created this brush is a small business founded in 2007 by a former electrician who suffers from carpal tunnel syndrome and needed a way to clean without causing himself harm.

This brush kit is compatible with most drills. If you don’t already have one, you can get a drill here.

Promising review: “Of all things to clean in the house, the bathroom has to be my least favorite!! I would scrub and scrub and scrub to try and remove calcium deposit stains and soap buildup. It was like my workout for the day! Well after using my new Power Scrubber Drill Brush Attachment, OH MY GOSH!! I am obsessed!! I had so much fun using it. I seriously did not wanna stop cleaning. I did not work up a sweat this time and it was amazing to see the calcium deposit stain wash away along with the soap buildup. Seriously though, the different attachments came in very handy depending on where I was operating the drill. The angled corners of the tile walls were cleaned perfectly with the circular brush. Also, the circular brush was awesome for the drain too. The big scrub brush was spectacular on the bathtub itself while the little scrub brush worked well with the grout lines in the tile. The attachments were easy to put on and take off the drill. They were also easy to clean, dry and put away for the next time. The price was WELL worth the product. There truly is no reason not to make this purchase to make cleaning fun again!!” —Soul-ga Girl Michelle

Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in soft, medium, stiff, and ultra stiff bristles).

40. An oven cleaning spray so when the cheese off of your frozen pizza melts onto the bottom of the oven you don’t have to live with it there forever. Simply spray this fume-free cleaner on, come back in a few hours, wipe, and be amazed.

 before of inside a reviewer's gross oven and after of the oven cleaned, caption

Promising review: “I did the overnight clean, and sprayed it with the baking racks in the oven not thinking too much about it, got up the next morning and looked in and at first was a little disappointed, it didn’t look like it had done anything. So I grab my sponge and start to wipe up just the window and holy cow, I couldn’t believe how much grease it had removed. I do have to do my oven again because I had left the baking racks in when I sprayed, and I need to get to where those were, but it also did a great job on the baking racks, and you couldn’t smell any fumes. Will definitely buy again and recommend it to anyone!” —Jennifer H.

Get it from Amazon for $11.42.

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