Your House Isn't As Clean As It Could Be If You're Not Using These 43 Genius Inventions On Amazon

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Is there anything better than stepping inside of your newly cleaned house or apartment? Actually, yes: the knowledge that every corner and crevice of your house is truly clean. And you know what? I'm just gonna say it: your house isn't as clean as it could be if you're not using these 44 genius inventions on Amazon.

Because, let's face it. It's easy and tempting to cut corners and sort of clean a room by running a rag along surfaces and gliding a mop around the floor. And you probably lack the time to spend hours thinking about how to polish your baseboards until they gleam.

But that's the beauty of these practical products that make cleaning a breeze: they don't require a whole lot of effort or hours of your time. These innovative products are designed to easily lift up dirt, kill germs, obliterate bacteria, and polish surfaces until they shine.

You'll find every cleaning need on this list, including a few you probably hadn't thought about. From magic cleaning sponges that lift stubborn stains to a safe cleaner for fruits and vegetables or odor-absorbing charcoal packets for your lingerie drawer, consider this the ultimate cleaning supplies list you need to slay every cleaning job.

1This Extendable Baseboard Cleaner So You Never Have To Get On Your Knees

Baseboard Buddy Extendable Microfiber Duster

$15

Amazon

You're not the only one who gets your rooms spotless but constantly forgets to dust the baseboards. This baseboard duster has an extendable handle that stretches up to four feet so that you no longer have to get down on your hands and knees to clean baseboards. You can use this cleaning tool wet or dry — and it has a convenient swivel-head that reaches every angle to make baseboards spotless.

2These Eco-Friendly Reusable Sponges That Work With Just Water

Life Miracle Nano Sponge (2 Pack)

$9

Amazon

Dampen this eco-friendly NanoSponge in water and it comes alive — and will clean your entire kitchen or bathroom without a single additional cleaning chemical. Designed with scratch-free Nanolon fiber, these reusable sponges effortlessly pick up dust and debris and work on all surfaces — including stainless steel appliances.

3An Antibacterial Bath Mat Made With Natural Materials That Never Gets Smelly

Marbrasse Bath Mat

$30

Amazon

This is a truly antibacterial bath mat designed with natural diatomaceous earth, which dries in minutes so that your mat doesn't have a chance to get moldy or mildewy. This anti-slip mat can be washed less often (just wipe it down every few days) and it comes in five colors: blue, pink, mint, grey, and white-grey (shown here).

4The Multi-Purpose Sonic Scrubbing Tool That Can Handle Grout And Everything Else

Super Sonic Scrubber

$23

Amazon

Your hands can only do so much — so let this powerful battery-operated scrubber give every appliance and surface in your home the true sonic treatment. The scrubbing tool oscillates 8,000 times and comes with five interchangeable scrubbing — and cleaning heads and brushes that can handle everything from shower tile grout to stainless steel stovetops. Use it to get around those tough, hard-to-clean edges, like the corners of your tub and around your sink fixtures.

5A Revolutionary Spray That Destroys Allergens From Carpets And Furniture

Allersearch Anti-Allergen Spray

$25

Amazon

Our home and cars are filled with common allergens like dust mites, mold, mildew, and pet dander. And if you suffer from allergies, you already know how much worse you can feel unless you're constantly cleaning the house (and who has time for that?). This anti-allergen spray is a toxin-free solution that destroys allergens from places like carpet, pet beds, and car interiors without staining or destroying those surfaces. One reviewer raves: "I have 2 cats and 2 dogs. I had a party and invited a friend who is HIGHLY allergic to both. He was symptom-free the entire evening."

6This Angry Mama Microwave Cleaner That Removes Caked-On Food

Topist Angry Mama Microwave Oven Cleaner

$9

Amazon

Cleaning your microwave is the worst, isn't it? But the task becomes about a million times easier when you have this adorable Angry Mama microwave oven cleaner — which you fill with water and white vinegar and microwave for 7 minutes. The tool releases cleaning steam that then makes it a snap to wipe up caked-on food and grease: and Angry Mama can be tossed in the dishwasher for its own quick cleaning.

7A Powerful Lint Remover That Attaches To Your Vacuum Cleaner

Hurricane Lint Lizard Vacuum Hose Attachment

$15

Amazon

Even if your vacuum cleaner comes with a zillion attachments, it probably doesn't have anything close to this lint cleaner, which attaches to vacuum hoses and digs out months (and years) worth of dust from areas like dryers and air-conditioning vents. This attachment has a 3.5-foot hose and three suction control settings — and can also help to clean places like underneath your fridge or stove.

8An Under-The-Sink Mat That Prevents Messy Spills From Destroying Cabinets

Drymate Under The Sink Mat

$12

Amazon

Place this under-the-sink mat in the cabinet directly below your sink to prevent spills from items like soap and leaky pipes from destroying your cabinets. The mat is naturally moisture-wicking, comes in two sizes, and can be cut to fit your cabinet. It's also machine-washable or can be simply wiped clean with a sponge.

9The Set Of Grout Cleaner Brushes That Gets In Between Tile

DoriHom Grout Cleaner Brush (4 Pack)

$11

Amazon

This set of four grout cleaner brushes include different types of tools for different jobs. In addition to a convenient palm-sized grout brush, you'll get smaller tools that really get in between tiles, floors, stovetops, and small spaces. Each brush has tough nylon bristles that safely remove dirt, mold, and mildew without scratching surfaces.

10This Quiet-As-A-Mouse Air Purifier That Boasts A Night Light

Levoit Air Purifier

$90

Amazon

This air purifier eliminates smoke, allergens, pet dander, dust, and odors from your home without using UV light or ions. It features a low, medium, and high-speed setting and three filters, including activated carbon and HEPA filters that lock in allergens so that they can't escape back into the air. And the purifier is perfect for bedrooms and a healthier sleep environment: it's as quiet as a mouse and even boasts a soothing night light with two brightness settings. One reviewer writes: "I highly recommend this product for anyone who lives in a city. You don't realize how low the quality of air is until you try this product, and it really does make a significant difference. Super impressed."

11These Non-Stick Oven Liners That Catch Drips And Spills

Grill Magic Oven Liners (3 Pack)

$12

Amazon

Your oven may be a pain to clean, but these oven liners make it a breeze because they catch greasy spills and lock them in place until you easily wipe them off with a damp sponge. These non-stick liners are made of heat-resistant fiberglass, fit most standard ovens (but can be trimmed if necessary), and are dishwasher safe.

12A Gel Cleaner That Makes Mold And Mildew Disappear

Skylarlife Mold & Mildew Cleaner

$13

Amazon

Attack the grime on bathroom and kitchen surfaces with this powerful mold and mildew cleaner — it's a concentrated gel that doesn't drip down the surfaces of tubs or sinks and makes cleaning these rooms a lot faster and easier. One reviewer put this gel to the ultimate test: "We recently bought an old house that had last been renovated in 2006. In that time the shower did not get much cleaning and had some mold growth, especially around the seals. We tried using bleach and other mold remover products with partial success. After one application of this one, the mold was gone."

13This Practical, Pocket-Size Scraping Tool For Sticky Messes

Scrigit Scraper Cleaning Tool (2 Pack)

$7

Amazon

All of those caked-on, sticky, unidentifiable messes on walls, counters, and other surfaces are never going to respond to a paper towel — but this scraper cleaning tool will safely remove them to return your home back to its original state of clean. The scraper won't scratch surfaces, is dishwasher-safe, and doubles as a tool to remove adhesive tape and price tags. Use it to get off things like soap, paint, wax, and food off most surfaces.

14The Thick Magic Cleaning Sponge That Can Remove Any Stain

STK Magic Cleaning Sponge (20 Pack)

$9

Amazon

Try these magic cleaning sponges on stubborn stains that won't respond to anything else — you'll be amazed at how quickly they work. Just dampen a sponge and, without the help of a single chemical, they wipe away dirt, grime, and random messes like ink stains or dirt from walls, upholstery, counters, and more. Another pro-tip: use them to clean dirty white sneakers!

15An All-Inclusive Floor Cleaning Kit That's Safe For All Floor Types

Rubbermaid Reveal Spray Mop Floor Cleaning Kit

$45

Amazon

There are mops — and then there is this mop floor cleaning kit that comes complete with everything you need to get your floors spotless. The mop, four microfiber wet mopping pads, and three refillable bottles will make your floors shine — and you can choose the cleaner you like to use, unlike other models of this type. It's safe for all floors types, from tile to hardwood, and each of its pads can be washed and reused up to 100 times, so you're actually saving money in the long run by investing in this kit.

16This Bleach-Free Cleaner For Sinks And Tubs That Uses Baking Soda

Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Cream Cleaner (2 Pack)

$15

Amazon

Using a formula that contains baking soda, no bleach, and won't scratch surfaces like sinks and tubs, this cream cleaner creates a shiny, spotless finish and leaves behind a fresh lemon scent. One reviewer compares this cleaner to another popular option: "I use it in place of something like Comet. It's not as harsh, but still does the job, and smells much nicer - their Lemon Verbena scent, instead of Comet's bleach-like aroma."

17A Vegetable Cleaning Duo That Includes A Brush And Potato Eye Remover

Full Circle Vegetable Brush Set

$14

Amazon

This vegetable brush set includes a sturdy brush that cleans peels and features a potato eye remover on the flip side, as well as a second brush with a handle that's simple to hold and can be hung to dry. Its bristles are made with a combination of tough recycled bristles and plant fiber bristles, making them eco-friendly and ideal for all vegetables and fruits.

18The Ultra Flexible Drain Snake That Pulls Up Hair And Gunk From Pipes

FlexiSnake Drain Weasel Sink Snake (5 Refill Wands)

$19

Amazon

Getting the cleanest house possible means going below the surface, literally — to attack all of that hair and gunk that builds up in pipes, of course. This sink snake has a rotating handle and an ultra-flexible body that makes it a cinch to slip it down your drain and pull up months — and years — worth of grossness.

19A Smell-Free Silicone Bottle Brush With A Really Long Handle

Kitchiny Silicone Bottle Brush

$11

Amazon

With a super-long handle that can reach anywhere and soft, silicone bristles that clean without scratching bottles and cups, this bottle brush will deep clean your reusable water bottles, decanters, and vases. Not only is it dishwasher-safe and heat-resistant, but it won't accumulate mold and mildew and start to smell — which your ordinary nylon and sponge brushes might do.

20An Air Purifier So Compact You Can Plug It Into An Outlet

Guardian Technologies GermGuardian Small Air Purifier

$35

Amazon

If you have a small apartment or home and don't want to take up more valuable floor space — this is the small air purifier you need to remove allergens, fight germs, and make air smell better. The plug-in purifier utilizes UV-C light technology and titanium dioxide to attack germs, mold, bacteria, and viruses.

21These Microfiber Cloths That Safely Clean Stainless Steel Appliances

Weiman Microfiber Cloth

$5

Amazon

There's nothing like stainless steel appliances — but they're often covered with fingerprints from everyday use. These safe microfiber cloths, which can be used alone or with a special stainless steel cleaner, trap dust, oil, grease, and dirt and are dual-sided. One side cleans and the other side polishes and makes appliances shine.

22The Reusable Stainless Steel Scrubber For Pots, Grills & Sinks

Stanley Home Products Kitchen & Kettle Cleaners (2 Pack)

$13

Amazon

Designed from heavy stainless steel, this scrubber removes grime and grease off of pots, pans, oven grills, and sinks — and is resistant to rust, so they'll last a really long time. You can even throw them in the dishwasher when they get too dirty, and reuse them over and over again.

23This Dual Cell Phone Sanitizer And Charger That Kills Bacteria & Germs

PhoneSoap 3 UV Cell Phone Sanitizer and Cell Phone Charger

$100

Amazon

This two-in-one cell phone sanitizer and charger is the multi-tasking tool you need to keep your phone clean as a whistle and fully charged at all times. Featured on Shark Tank, the sanitizer kills 99.9 percent of bacteria and germs found on your phone and has two charging ports that work with all phones. Choose among nine colors like silver and periwinkle. Best of all — this version is wireless.

24A Soap Holder That Fits In Your Soap Dish And Makes Soap Last Longer

Aira Soap Saver

$8

Amazon

With a porous design that allows for air to flow in and out, this soap holder lifts soap up from your soap dish and drains water from it — so it'll dry faster and last longer. The dish comes in 10 colors and can be trimmed to fit your soap dish. It'll prevent mold and mildew, too.

25This Waterproof Mattress Protector That Shields Against Allergens

Lunavy Mattress Protector

$22

Amazon

In your quest for the cleanest house possible, don't neglect your mattress. The best way to keep your mattress clean and in tip-top shape is by covering it with this mattress protector, which shields against dust, mold, bacteria, and allergens. The waterproof protector is made from 100 percent breathable bamboo, and it won't make noise or shift when you sleep.

26An Oversize Microfiber Cloth To Clean Your Screens

iCloth Large Screen Cleaning Wipes (24 Wipes)

$14

Amazon

All of your touch screen devices are probably filled with fingerprint marks that are really difficult to remove with ordinary paper towels or tissues. Along comes this oversized microfiber cleaning wipe to get the job done quickly and without a single chemical. The wipes are pre-moistened with purified water, and get computer and other device screens clean and polished with one fast wipe.

27The Handheld Pet Vacuum That Keeps Hair And Fur Off Your Carpets And Furniture

Bissell Pet Hair Eraser Handheld Vacuum

$29

Amazon

If you have pets, this handheld vacuum is a must-have. It has a special rubber nozzle that attracts pet hair and dirt from areas like upholstery and stairs. Its dirt cup can easily be emptied, and its 16-foot power cord provides freedom of movement. One reviewer swears: "This. Vacuum. Is. Amazing."

28A Plant-Based Veggie And Fruit Cleaner That Removes Pesticides

Rebel Green Fruit and Veggie Cleaner

$18

Amazon

While you're cleaning your home, don't forget to include something just as important: the foods you eat. This chemical-free, plant-based vegetable and fruit cleaner gets rid of harmful pesticides, wax, and chemicals that can be found on veggies and produce. It has organic lemon and lime extracts and gets food clean using a blend of purified water, plant-derived cleaner, and grapefruit seed extract.

29The UV Sanitizing Case That Rids Your Toothbrush Of Germs

UV Toothbrush Sanitizer Case

$12

Amazon

Outfitted with ultraviolet light, this travel toothbrush sanitizer case kills 99.9 percent of germs and bacteria while providing a convenient way to store your toothbrush. The case's lights turn on when it detects a toothbrush and turn off automatically five minutes later — all clean, of course. It comes in blue or purple.

30These Genius Spill Guards For That Gap Between Your Stove And Counter

ITEMPoria Kitchen Stove Gap Filler (2 Pack)

$12

Amazon

In many kitchens you'll find a mysterious gap between the stove and counter — and everything from dry pasta to toys can end up falling down that rabbit hole. Prevent this mess from happening in the first place by sliding these stove gap fillers over those spaces. The fillers are made from heat-resistant, washable silicone and come in black, white, or translucent white.

31This Trio Of Powerful Cleaning Brushes That Attach To Your Drill

Drillbrush

$15

Amazon

When your bathroom or kitchen is beyond the point of benefitting from sponges and paper towels alone, bring in this ultra-powerful cleaning tool — a set of three cleaning brushes that attach to your power drill to wipe out mildew and mold and deliver a deep, effective clean. The nylon brushes are tough on dirt and grime, but gentle enough that they won't scratch tile, tubs, sinks, and other delicate surfaces.

32A Portable Steam Cleaner For Everything From Mattresses To Carpets

PurSteam Handheld Steam Cleaner

$40

Amazon

The beauty of this handheld steam cleaner is that it gets rid of dirt, mold, and stains without a single chemical agent. The powerful steam comes with nine attachments for every job and is safe for all surfaces — including ceramic tile, waterproof wood floors, mattresses, carpets, and washable wallpaper. One reviewer raves: "My first portable steamer purchase; I cannot believe the quality, value, and how much easier it is to remove things like dog slobber! Just a huge bonus. Makes things in your home ‘new’ again. Love the clothing steamer attachment too!"

33The Magical Cleaning Beads For Bottles And Decanters

Riedel Bottle Cleaner Beads

$11

Amazon

These stainless steel bottle cleaner beads go where no sponge or paper towel can reach — like all the way to the bottom (and sides) of decanters and deep bottles to rid them of dirt, stains, and residue. Just add these pellets to a bottle or decanter that's filled halfway with water and swish them around for two minutes. After you're finished, rinse the pellets, let them dry, and reuse them again and again.

34This Chainmail Cast Iron Pot Cleaner That Won't Scratch Surfaces

Hudson Essentials Cast Iron Cleaner

$11

Amazon

Washing your cast iron pot can be tricky — this stainless steel chain mail cast iron cleaner takes the stress out of this situation. You can rub the hygienic cleaner over stuck-on food and grease to loosen and remove debris without scratching or ruining your pot. The dishwasher-safe cleaner is also great for cleaning Pyrex items, stainless steel, and glassware.

35These Natural Charcoal Bamboo Deodorizers That Come In Convenient Packets

Ever Bamboo Drawer Packet Charcoal Bamboo Deodorizer

$12

Amazon

These little packets are more powerful than they look: they're filled with charcoal bamboo that acts as a natural deodorizer. Toss them in your lingerie drawer, gym bag, laundry basket, pet supply drawer, and any other place where the air is a little musty or stale.

36The Stackable, Collapsible Storage Bags For Seasonal Clothing And Linens

Sorbus Foldable Storage Bag Organizers (3 Pack)

$21

Amazon

Your room isn't truly clean unless it's also orderly, and these foldable storage bags will help. Each flexible bag protects against water damage, dust, and mildew — and can fit a variety of clothing and linens so that you can safely store them for the season. They have secure zippers, a translucent window so you won't have to guess at what's inside, and they're stackable and collapsible.

37An Odor-Absorbing Charcoal Fridge Deodorizer For Fresher Food

OLIVIA & AIDEN Refrigerator Odor Eliminator

$7

Amazon

This adorable refrigerator odor eliminator for your fridge consists of a bamboo charcoal insert that naturally removes moisture to keep food fresh — and an apple-shaped deodorizer with vents on top. The reusable bamboo bag can be used up to two years: Just place it in the sun every so often for about two hours to reactivate it.

38This Under-The-Sink Organizer For Cleaning Supplies

SimpleHouseware Under Sink Expendable Shelf Organizer Rack

$22

Amazon

This expendable organizer fits under your sink so you can safely store cleaning supplies like cleaners, sponges, and hand towels in an orderly fashion. It expands from 15 to 25 inches and features four adjustable height levels. Snag one in silver or bronze.

39A Space-Saving Bag Organizer That Hangs Over Cabinet Doors

mDesign Over Cabinet Storage Organizer

$14

Amazon

Reduce clutter and conserve space in your home with this bag storage organizer that you can simply hang over your cabinet doors. The sturdy steel wire organizer doesn't require assembly or tools for hanging, and it can hold up to 50 plastic bags. It comes in eight colors and is lined with foam to prevent scratches.

40The Robot Vacuum That Works On Both Carpet And Hard Floors

ILIFE Robotic Vacuum

$160

Amazon

Robot vacuums are an amazing concept, especially if you're pressed for time and like to clean your floors every day — but some fall short of being able to address a variety of floor types Not this robot vacuum, which works on both hard floors and low-pile carpets. It has a low profile so it's excellent at picking up dirt and dust under sofas, beds, and chairs. You can also program it to clean on a specific schedule and operate it via remote control.

41This Cleaning Brush Set That Removes Gunk From Hard-To-Reach Areas Like Behind Faucets

OXO Good Grips Deep Clean Brush Set

$11

Amazon

This cleaning brush duo includes a large brush and a dual-ended small brush with a wiper blade. Use them to clean small, cramped areas that are difficult to access (but get dirty all the same), like shower door tracks, behind faucets, and on and around your stove top.

42A Two-In-One Toilet Brush That Rests In A Hygienic Holder

Eco Toilet Brush Bathroom Toilet Bowl Brush With Holder

$12

Amazon

With its curved brush design, this toilet bowl brush is better than most at reaching the icky sides of your bowl that straight brushes can't always access. It has a long, anti-slip handle and features a smaller scrubber under the rim that guarantees every part of your bowl will sparkle. When you're finished cleaning, rinse off the brush and deposit it into the convenient brush holder. The duo comes in red or blue.

43These Blind Cleaners That Cut Down Your Dusting Time

Hiware Window Blind Cleaner (5 Microfiber Sleeves)

$8

Amazon

If you've ever tried to clean dusty window blinds with a cloth or paper towel, you already know that's a time consuming and ineffective exercise in patience. Cut your dusting time down with these specific window blind cleaners, which comes with five microfiber sleeves that effortlessly capture dust and dirt. The blades of the brush mean you can clean more than one blind at a time, and the colorful cloths can be washed and reused.

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