A pack of AirPod cleaners because the last time you offered your buddy an earbud to listen along with you, they actually recoiled in disgust when they saw how gunked up your AirPods were. Squish the flexible square into your AirPod speaker, peel it off, and gasp in horror at the ear goop that’s been dulling the sound quality.
A mold and mildew remover so finally — finally! — those unsightly black splotches on your tile grout dissolve. Just set it, forget it, and come back in a few hours to see grout that looks like new. I’m talking basically every speck of black mold is gone! *Cues up “Do You Believe in Magic”*
A drill brush kit with three different heads if you gave up on baths a long time ago because getting your tub sparkly clean didn’t feel possible. No more furiously scrubbing your tub; instead, just attach the brush head and flip the switch on your drill. Why work harder when you could work smarter?
A pumice cleaning stone for powering through tough rust, lime, and calcium streaks you have to explain to your S.O. are not poop stains — you swear! Give your tired arms a break and let this little guy scrub away discoloration with ease. This non-toxic cleaner is tough on dirt but gentle on porcelain so you can sit atop the glistening throne you deserve.
A drain clog remover that’ll conquer the hair monster in your shower drain, simultaneously impressing and disgusting you. Or you can let the hair glob remain in the pipes and at some point your shower will turn into a bath. Fun!
A microwave steam cleaner to melt away the baked-on crud that’s clung to the sides of your microwave since, well, we’re not exactly sure how long it’s been there but suffice it to say it’s been awhile.
A denture cleaner because, despite brushing your retainer each night, it’s somehow coated in some weird white film. These fizzing tablets will blast away odor-causing bacteria, discoloration, and plaque from your aligners, retainers, dentures, night guards, and more.
A pack of bottle-cleaning tablets so you don’t have to explain to your roommate that your thermos is actually clean when they pull it from the dishwasher and think that they must have forgotten to start the cleaning cycle. These tablets will lift old stains and odors so your cups are finally usable again.
A pet hair remover if everything you own is coated in a thin layer of fur. Roll it over your couch, bed, favorite blanket, you name it, and watch it lift away the hair. See, we can own nice things!!
A stainless-steel tongue scraper for banishing bad bacteria your toothbrush can’t lift. It should help improve stinky breath so you won’t suffer the embarrassment of someone offering you a breath mint.
A box of cleaning K-Cups that’ll get rid of residue in your machine and prevent flavors from transferring in just one cycle. Or have fun descaling it multiple times. Your choice!
A pack of dishwasher cleaning tablets to clean your machine as it runs. No need to sigh in frustration every time you open your dirty dishwasher to remove your “clean” dishes.
A mattress vacuum because the last time you cleaned your mattress was…? The answer is never. This loosens dust and dirt lodged in your mattress and sucks it up, catching itty bitty particles.
A bleach-free, no-scrub weekly shower spray so soap scum and shower grime buildup goes bye bye without you ever having to wipe. Rinse it clean the next day, and you’ll be amazed to see those hard water stains on your shower door are *poof* gone.
A heavy-duty grout cleaner if you want to give your floors a jaw-dropping makeover à la Anne Hathaway in The Princess Diaries. The dirt will just disappear. IDK what else to tell you.
A humble laundry soap bar for brightening whites, spot-treating stains, cleaning your makeup brushes, degreasing your home, repelling bugs (it smells like citronella), luring catfish (yes, reviewers swear by it as fish bait), and more.
A pack of foaming garbage disposal cleaners that’ll deodorize your sink ASAP and get rid of the funk. Please, please, please do not stick your hand down the drain; let this do the work instead!
A heavy-duty oven scrub to attack years of baked-on dinner explosions and drippings that coat the inside of your oven.
Or a speedy oven cleaner because you don’t want to get your hands dirty. This’ll de-gunk drippings and power through crud, so all you have to do is wipe it clean.
A gel dust cleaner so your keyboard doesn’t hold crumbs from every meal you’ve eaten at your desk during the last year.
An OXO brush set if you finally set yourself to cleaning and are now realizing that you’ll need something more powerful than your two hands to tackle the mess. You get two brushes — one big and one small — to tackle every mess from grimy grout to stained cooktops.
A carpet cleaner for stuck-on stains that just won’t budge and that you’ve resorted to covering with furniture.
A pack of extra durable Mr. Clean Magic Erasers that’ll clean your dirty tub, crayon-stained walls, grimy stove top, and more with just water. Now your weekend cleaning session will actually be a deep clean instead of an exercise in futility because your weak cleansers aren’t up to the task.
A broom for pet hair to loosen the fur trapped in your carpet. It works just as well on wood and linoleum, with the rubber head working as a magnet to attract stray hairs. There’s also a built-in squeegee for wiping up liquids or for cleaning glass. Plus, the handle extends from 36 to 60 inches so it can reach practically any mess.
A jetted tub cleaner because it cleans the inside of your tub — y’know, the part you can’t reach. This cleanser is made to flush out soap scum, body oils, and those black flakes that gunk up your tub’s jets.
A leather cleaning brush so you can restore your favorite suede booties that were destroyed by rain and mud. This lil’ guy can be used four different ways to clean scuff marks, water spots, and invisible dust.
An eco-friendly hard water stain-remover if your once clear glass shower doors are looking more like frosted glass.
Some stain-removing tablets for lifting spills, set-in stains, and all the other mess you’ve made. As your friend, I am telling you that the ketchup stain you think no one else can see is very noticeable.
A jewelry-cleaning pen that’ll have your jewels sparkling in literal seconds instead of sitting at the table gently scrubbing…and scrubbing…and scrubbing with a toothbrush and hoping you’re getting all the nooks and crannies.
And an odor-eliminating spray to lift spots and odors fast. Each spray releases bacteria that feeds on the ammonia left behind after your pet’s accidents, eliminating the urine completely and deterring your pet from peeing in the same spot again.
A two-in-one Hoover carpet cleaner because I would bet good money that you have no idea how dirty your carpets are. This sucks up dirt, dust, and pet hair *and* steams your carpets. It’s time to reclaim your weekends instead of spending the whole day vacuuming, then steaming, then waiting for everything to dry.
A drawer organizer so you’ll be forced to toss those random socks that no longer have matches. You may be surprised by how much free space you have now thanks to simply folding your clothes.
A fabric defuzzer if you’ve trained your eyes to ignore the lint, pilling, loose strands, and fuzz that’s magically accumulated on your couch. It has a handy lint catcher as well as three settings so you can choose how close of a shave you want.
A tea bag organizer for anyone who triggers an avalanche of half-full boxes of tea bags when they open the pantry.
A fizzing toilet tablet that’ll sanitize your crapper and keep it smelling fresh without you ever having to break a sweat — because no! Your toilet should not smell bad all the time.
A pack of washing machine wipes to clean all the nooks and crannies that get moldy, sticky, and dusty.
A bottle of cleaning concentrate because your tan carpets were once beige. Add this your carpet cleaners for tough messes so you don’t have to shell out the big bucks for professional carpet steamers.
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