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28 Products That’ll Clean So Well You Can Skip It Next Week


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An affordable bottle of sink cleaner and polish to prove that a seriously effective clean doesn’t have to come with a high price tag. Just look at those oh-so-satisfying results!


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Promising review: “Every once in awhile you stumble on a product on Amazon that you buy on a whim because of the good reviews. When you actually receive the product and use it you can’t believe how good it really is. This is definitely one of those products. Truth be told, the stainless steel sink in my house is 14 years old. While we have cleaned the sink thoroughly every two weeks since we have moved in, we have never polished it or used a product such as this one. The first time I applied it to the sink we could tell that there was an amazing difference. In fact, the sink sparkled so brightly from the overhead kitchen can lights it really was too bright to view! You can tell that this product is ‘doing its job’ because a black film comes off of the stainless steel after you clean it.” —From Wyoming to California via NYC

Get it from Amazon for $3.97.

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An over-the-door shoe organizer that’ll turn the back of any door into a perfect place for everything from shoes to cleaning supplies, while clearing up a lot of cabinet space at the same time.


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Promising review: “Having no place to store my shoes was driving me nuts, and I was always tripping over shoes. I wasn’t sure if the pockets in the organizer would be large enough for my Crocs, but they fit perfectly when I put the shoes in heel first. I was able to get two pairs of sneakers in the last two sets of pockets, as well. The pockets seem to be well-made and I’m confident that this shoe organizer will last.” —A. Roach

Get it from Amazon for $8.97+ (available in three colors).


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A plant-based stainless steel cleaner for getting rid of all the streaks, smudges, and grubby fingerprints that are keeping your appliances from living out the “stainless” in stainless steel.


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It also comes with a microfiber cleaning cloth!

Promising review: “We got this product because while stainless steel appliances look so nice when you first get them, as soon as you start using them you get fingerprints galore. All of the ‘home remedy’ tricks we tried were annoying, or so labor-intensive as to be overly frustrating, so this product has been wonderful. It takes only a few minutes to clean all the appliances and make them look brand new again — great for when company comes over and you want to pretend like you always live in a magazine spread for home rather than the comfortable way you normally do :-)” —Anton Stocker

Get it from Amazon for $16.95.


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A pair of charcoal shoe deodorizers if you’re tired of sweat stank ruining your favorite shoes. These little packets use bamboo charcoal to absorb odors and moisture for 100% chemical-free freshness.


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You can reuse them for up to two years! Set them out in the sun for an hour to re-activate the charcoal.

Promising review: “My husband always says as soon as I take off my shoes the room just smells like dirty feet for the next couple hours. Asked him if it would be worth investing $10 in these and he said YES PLEASE! They arrived today, and I was eager to try them out. I took my shoes off and within five minutes I couldn’t smell it any more!” —Kaorrie

Get a set of two from Amazon for $9.95.

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A scratch-free scraper tool because, no matter how hard you try, your standard cleaning rag just can’t get into those grime-caked cracks and crevices.


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You can use this to remove candle wax from tables, dried food from countertops, adhesive stickers on new products, soap buildup in bathrooms, etc!

Promising review: “The perfect handy tool for getting into tight places. It’s firm enough for multiple uses but it doesn’t scratch or mar surfaces. I should have gotten the five-pack; I have so many uses for these things. I think the best use yet was cleaning the sliding door track. I finally could get into the corners to get the grunge out. A great invention.” —Miss Picky

Get a two-pack from Amazon for $9.97.

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Some fizzing Johnny Drops so you can to give your toilet a cleansing spa treatment without all that unnecessary scrubbing. It’s basically a bath bomb but for your porcelain throne.


Juniperseed Mercantile / Etsy

Juniperseed Mercantile is a Colorado-based Etsy shop run by science teacher Tiffany Norton who creates all-natural cleaning, skincare, bath, and body products.

Promising review: “This is my second purchase of these so you can tell I totally love them. They work great and I just store them in a jar on the back of the toilet. Definitely can’t say I’ve ever stored any other toilet cleaner out in the open.” —Laura Wick

Get it from Juniperseed Mercantile on Etsy for $2.50 (also available in a pack of five for $10).

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Plus a nonscratch cooktop cleaning kit with everything you need to make your always vaguely greasy stove top look as good as the day you moved in (or better).


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The full kit contains a 10-ounce bottle of the cooktop cleaning solution, one cleaning pad, a grip pad tool, and a scraper.

Promising review: “Cerama Bryte was the brand my grandmother recommended using and grandmas are always right! The extra scrape-y tool is a lifesaver for tough splatters. The cleaner and scrubber themselves work wonderfully. After using this, our stove looks sparkling like new again!” —britt

Get it from Amazon for $9.69.


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A hard water stain remover that’ll take care of the questionable film making your shower glass look permanently foggy. Side effects might include running into your nearly invisible shower door — it’ll be that clean.


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It also works on a wide range of surfaces like stainless steel, brass aluminum, hard vinyl, chrome, and more.

Promising review: “Amazing product! This is the absolute first time I have written a review for Amazon and I shop A LOT! I have been looking for something to get the hard water spots off my shower door and this did the trick! I’ve used it on all my bathroom fixtures and they are sparkling. It makes me want to keep cleaning; it works that well. It’s a plus that there are no fumes and it’s safe to use without gloves! Product actually smells really good, like toothpaste. I’ve already told my family about it! Will definitely buy again.” —loveshoes!

Get it from Amazon for $16.89.


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This septic-safe rust stain remover for dissolving seemingly impossible stains brought about by hard water with high iron levels. The gel formula clings to stains, working its magic with no time-consuming scrubbing required.


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Promising review: “We have a VERY high iron concentration in our well water at home and it ends up slowly turning our shower, sink, and toilet a deep orange color over time. Have tried a ton of products to try to fix this issue but nothing works nearly as well as this product. Smells absolutely terrible but works AMAZING. A few spritzes of this and you can watch the orange dissolve away before your eyes. I use this formula for the sink and inside of the shower and use the powder formula for inside the toilet as that seems to work better there.” —Samantha

Get a two-pack from Amazon for $20.99.


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An all-natural scour paste if you’re looking to declutter your cleaning supplies and snag one multipurpose product that can remove questionable films, grime, and grease from a wide range of surfaces — tiles, ovens, and baths, oh my!


Humble Suds / Etsy

Humble Suds is a Denver-based Etsy shop creating plant-based cleaning solutions that are safe, effective, and come in cute packaging (Bonus!).

Promising review: “I’m truly impressed! I used it on white grout (gulp) and it worked beautifully! The fact that it’s all-natural is quite the bonus. Thanks!” —Gail Pritchard

Get it from Humble Suds on Etsy for $14.95+ (available in two sizes).


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Dishwasher cleaning tablets because the funky smell emanating from your dishwasher has been haunting you since Christmas and these tablets make giving your cleaning machine a deep internal clean as easy as…well…running the dishwasher.


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Promising review: “This stuff is amazing! I used it in my dishwasher. Had standing water on the bottom, dropped one tablet in the water. Put it on light wash cycle and at the end of the cycle, the water was gone! It thoroughly cleans and I have not had any other problems. I now use it regularly. I recommend this highly to keep your dishwasher clean and eliminate clogs from buildup. It was recommended to me by my super and after my positive experience I am happy to co-sign his recommendation.” —cheapchicshopper

Get a six-pack from Amazon for $5.99.


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A jewelry cleaning pen so you can get all your gems (real or not) to sparkle so bright even your Claire’s ring from middle school will turn heads.


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Promising review: “I’ve worn my engagement ring daily for just shy of five years. During that time, I’ve had it professionally cleaned when I get the prongs checked (annually) and I’ve used an ultrasonic cleaning device and a soft-bristle makeup brush with Dawn dish soap to clean my ring. None of those methods restored its original sparkle, but they helped. I figured that if even a professional cleaning couldn’t get rid of all the dust and grime in the setting around the stone, nothing really could. Enter the Diamond Dazzle stick. I spent about three minutes using this product on my ring the day my pen arrived, and I was stunned by the results. My ring sparkles like the day I received it. The brush allows you to get way under your stone and in the teeny tiny crevices around the setting that harbor dirt and dust, which mutes the light going into and coming out of your ring. I can’t believe how effective this little pen is.” —Buffalo Mama

Get it from Amazon for $6.75.


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A pack of bottle-cleaning tablets to remove stubborn stains from the walls of metal tumblers and impossible-to-clean water bottles with NO scrubbing required!


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Promising review: “What is this sorcery???? I have had my metal tumbler for four years now and no amount of scrubbing or scrapping has been able to remove the stains from my tea! Seriously though, this is my dedicated teacup and it had four years’ worth of tea staining/buildup. I won’t lie, it took four tablets and I used boiling water and let each tablet soak overnight over the course of four days but my cup now looks brand new again. So glad I found these! Now I know exactly how to take care of my cup and it will never get back to the way it was before!” —Chrystal Mayo

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

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A disposable Clorox toilet cleaning kit that packs a ton of cleaning power into disposable sponge heads so you can wash away germs and then forget that *crap* ever happened.


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This kit includes a wand, storage caddy, and six refill sponges with the cleaning liquid built-in.

Promising review: “Throw away your nasty toilet brush because THIS THING IS AWESOME! Tons of cleaner on the little pads; I could have cleaned eight toilets with one pad. Love that you can click and toss the used pad. Genius!” —Hannah G.

Get it from Amazon for $7.96.

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A cleanser and polishing powder for obliterating the stubborn stains making your cookware, cooktops, faucets, and sinks look permanently dingy — all with just a little powder, water, and elbow grease.


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The cleanser is nonabrasive, bleach-free, and effective on most surfaces in the kitchen, bathroom, and outdoors.

Promising review: “As you can see in the photo, it’s safe to say this stuff works. I left it on for a little while, and when I came back, this was the result of less than two minutes of scrubbing!” —Donette

Get it from Amazon for $7.88.


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A patented pet hair remover if the amount of adhesive rollers you’re going through is getting out of hand. This roller uses bristles, not sticky tape, to catch lint, meaning you can clean and reuse it over and over and over again.


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Because it doesn’t rely on adhesive paper, you only have to buy it once and can reuse it — cleaning the hair off the brush when it gets clogged, of course!

Promising reviews: “Finally a lint roller that really works. Now I have an obsessed husband picking up German shepherd hair off the couch. Worth the price paid. It will pay for itself. No more sticky tape rollers!” —Blanca LInda Hatter

Get one from Amazon for $24.95.


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A natural carpet deodorizing powder made with a mix of baking soda and borax because there’s a mysterious smell lingering in your carpet despite your best efforts. Just sprinkle it around the room, let it sit for 15 minutes, and then vacuum like normal.


Pardo Naturals

Pardo Naturals is the brainchild of Rita Pardo, a Black mother and entrepreneur who, inspired by her daughter’s medical needs, developed a line of natural products for the body, hair, and home. She specializes in products for people with issues related to sensitive skin and can even customize orders to avoid certain allergens and irritants.

Get it from Pardo Naturals for $9 (available in four scents).

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A sturdy detail brush so you can retire that old, feeble toothbrush and get at grout and tight corners with an angled silicone scraper and heavy-duty scrubbing bristles for a truly deep clean.


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Promising review: “I always kept a toothbrush under the kitchen sink to clean under and around faucets and they do ok. But this brush is a must-have for anyone serious about keeping the sink clean. (I also keep a separate brush in my bin for cleaning bathrooms.) the scraper on the back comes in handy more than one would think and the hard rubber tip has such an unusual shape that can clean crevices you just can’t get to with a toothbrush. Love it!” —Brian W. Kittrell

Get it from Amazon for $7.47.


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A pack of biodegradable foaming drain cleaning tablets to take care of all the out-of-sight grime clogging (and stinking) up your garbage disposal.


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Promising review:Never thought there was a product out there to specifically clean the disposer. In the past, I would use a lot of soap/cleaners and water, but this works WAY better. You can literally hear a difference in your disposer after cleaning with this product.” —CPG RZ Review

Get a four-pack from Amazon for $3.98.


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A dryer vent cleaning kit that attaches to your vacuum to suck lint and other debris (aka major fire hazards) from the narrowest of crevices.


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The entire set comes with a plastic hose, a Holikme adapter, and a vacuum hose for use with most any vacuum. Plus, a flexible lint brush!

Promising review: “I love this dryer lint extension for the vacuum. I wanted to try a cheaper option first before I spent way more money having someone clean the lint trap deep down. So much lint came out of my dryer, it was wild. I’m very good at cleaning it after using the dryer, but inevitably there’s always more that we can’t see or reach because it’s too deep. It’s a great way to keep it clear of lint to increase the efficiency of the dryer, which will save money from electricity and extend the life of the dryer, and prevent possible fires.” —Cat Landis

Get it from Amazon for $8.95.


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A carpet stain remover for lifting those scary stains that make you question if it’s time to bring in the professionals. With this around you can get the job done yourself. And the best part? No rinsing or vacuuming required!


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Promising review: “YOU NEED THIS IF YOU HAVE KIDS OR PETS! I am convinced this stuff is magic in a bottle! If I can get up an ENTIRE bottle of ketchup that was rubbed in the carpet, you can get out anything!” —Ashley T.

Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

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A stainless steel cleaner kit if your iron just isn’t ironing like it used to from years of hard water, starch, and synthetic fiber buildup. This nontoxic cleaner will get your soleplate sparkling like new, and keep your iron kickin’ around for a lot longer.


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The full kit includes a one-ounce tube of soleplate cleaner, application cloth, polishing cloth, and instructions.

Promising review: “Amazing product! Iron was used at too high of a setting on a polyester blouse. I was able to clean it in less than 10 minutes with almost no effort. The iron is as good as new, which is more than I can say about the blouse.” —RJ

Get it from Amazon for $6.99.


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A jetted bathtub cleaner because have you ever thought about the gross grime hiding in your Jacuzzi jets? Now that you’ve been cursed with that thought, you’re probably going to want to give your tub a rinse. Just fill it with water, pour the cleaner in, run your jets, and let the “yuck” seep out.


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Promising review:This stuff is seriously amazing! I am relentless about cleaning my tub because I use it so often and always get grossed out if I don’t. Before I purchased this, I used the typical homemade recipe of bleach and powdered dishwashing soap. I’d have to run two or three cycles to get it crystal clear. One cycle with this stuff, 15 minutes, and the results are amazing! The first photo (above) is with my tub running with the solution. Then I drained it (second photo) and wiped it down with a sponge. When I refilled the tub up, and reran the jets, I kid you not the water was CRYSTAL CLEAR! See for yourself in the last photo! I’m so impressed!” —Chelsea

Get it from Amazon for $16.99.


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A cheeky bottle of non-toxic Wipe My Glass window cleaner so you can get crystal clear, streak-free glass that leaves behind a delightful “oh yeah, I cleaned” scent.


Sivi Tidy Co.

Sivi Tidy Co. is a Jacksonville, Florida-based, Black woman-owned small cleaning company offering vegan cleaning products and services. They also allocate a percentage of every purchase and/or service booked to charity!

Promising review: “I love the smell of this. It lingers after you clean your window and does a great job. This is like my one-stop shop for my cleaning supplies now.” —Becky

Get it from Sivi Tidy Co. for $12 (available in three scents).

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A water-based alkaline wood cleaner to wipe away all those built-up oils, dried spills, and films without leaving behind a sticky residue that’s just going to attract dust and have you back and cleaning again next week.


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Promising review: “This is the best wood cleaner! It doesn’t leave a super shiny or wet appearance on your tabletop — just a beautiful, clean look. Much better than other wood cleaners I’ve tried in the past!” —Georgie Girl

Get it from Amazon for $22.99.


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A powerful all-purpose cleaner concentrate that can be used to clean floors, clothes, cars, tubs, sinks — you name it! Just follow the included instructions and dilute with water accordingly. One bottle = endless possibilities = no more wasting money on ineffective cleaners.


Good Vibes All Purpose Cleaner

Good Vibes All Purpose Cleaner is a Black woman-owned small biz founded by Ymani Efunyale. After her own son suffered an asthma attack after accidentally ingesting a so-called “natural cleaner,” Ymani went to work creating her own highly-effective, eco-friendly cleaners, which has grown into the business she has today.

Promising review: “Don’t be fooled by the beautiful, gentle scent, this cleanser is tough on grease without being harmful to the environment. I really didn’t expect such cleaning power because it smelled so good!!!” —Victoria Pantalone

Get it from Good Vibes All Purpose Cleaner for $10+ (available in two sizes).

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A microfiber window blind cleaner with three blades so you can clean the tops and bottoms of two blinds at once, which seems a lot more effective than the current strategy of quickly running a regular feather duster against the blinds and calling it a day.


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This set includes four microfiber dusters and a tiered plastic base.

Promising review: “OK I’ll be honest, I ordered this because of the price. After reviewing several other options and having been disappointed with previous dusters I’ve had, I figured why spend more money on something that isn’t going to work? So I ordered the least expensive option but WOW does this little tool rock!!!! It’s very easy to use and clean. It does a fantastic job of cleaning and dusting the blinds and gets ALL of the crud off of them. My blinds haven’t been this clean since the day they were first installed. VERY happy with purchase.” —Amazon Shopper

Get the six-piece set from Amazon for $8.99.


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A deodorizing carpet cleaning solution to return your floors and rugs to their original color without any toxic chemicals. It’s any of the water-based carpet cleaning machines and steam cleaners you already own.


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FYI: This cleaner is only for use in carpet-cleaning machines. Here’s the one they are using in the review photo!

Promising review: “I never leave reviews but this I had to! I have 10-year-old carpet that I’m trying to make last as long as I can…because kids. Who wants to spend the money to replace flooring when they will just mess it up! I cleaned my son’s carpet with this for the first time today and it looks and smells SOOOOO much better than it was! Other carpet cleaning products I’ve used have made the carpet smell like wet dog while cleaning and this didn’t! It smelled great the whole time! I’m hooked!!” —Megan Davis

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


Make big plans for next weekend, because cleaning is no longer on the to-do list:


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The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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