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Top-Rated Cleaning Products on Amazon

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Clean Up, Feel Good

Normally, we'd say spring is the time to get serious about cleaning. But, with many of us still staying home perhaps more often usual, we're going to go out on a limb and guess we're probably spiffing up our home's common areas a little more often than we might have been pre-pandemic. With that in mind, here's a list of the most affordable and highly rated cleaning must-haves that you can get right now from the world's largest online market.


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Magic Silicone Dishwashing Gloves
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Silicone Dishwashing Gloves

$8 
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Spare your hands and keep your dishes safe with these heat-resistant silicone gloves, which are designed to double as cooking mitts (up to 320℉), car-cleaning gloves, and even as pet brushes. They earned great reviews from many purchasers, thanks to the fact that they're bacteria resistant and ambidextrous. One buyer wrote: "These things work great, and they are not gross germ holders like sponges." 


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Mr. Siga Microfiber Cleaning Cloths
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Mr. Siga Microfiber Cleaning Cloths

$12 
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For this price, you can buy 12 microfiber cloths, which come in handy for all kinds of cleaning projects. There are two standout features. They're super absorbent, and the plush, soft lint-free cloths are completely non-abrasive and won't scratch even the daintiest of surfaces. One five-star reviewer wrote, "I love these microfiber cleaning cloths! ... I use them all over my house from washing dishes and wiping down countertops to using them dry to dust."


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Dr. Brush Drill Attachments
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Dr. Brush Drill Attachments

$9
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Turn your electric drill into a cleaning machine with this Dr. Brush attachment set, which is designed to tackle tough projects like grimy bathtubs, neglected grout, and car and truck rims. The four-pack contains three brushes of different shapes and sizes, as well as an extended reach attachment. The set earned 4.4 out of 5 stars thanks to reviews like this one: "It was quite easy to set the brushes on a power drill. The tiles and grout used to look old and dirty, but now they looked so clean and shiny."


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STK 20 Pack Extra Thick Magic Cleaning Pads
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Magic Eraser Sponges

$10 
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Thick, durable, reusable high-polymer Magic Eraser pads are a must for any cleaning project. More versatile than perhaps any other single tool, these sponges require no cleaner — just add water and watch the magic happen on walls, floors, counters, sinks, showers, cars, appliances, and just about any other hard surface. Nearly 70% of reviewers give the product five stars, including one who wrote: "They work just as well as the name brand, if not better, and they seem to last a little longer!"


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Keyboard Cleaning Gel
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Keyboard Cleaning Gel

$7
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Don't let your cleaning blitz ignore the things that you and your family probably use as much or more than anything else in the house: your computers. Keyboards are incredibly gross but hard to clean — at least they used to be. This innovative and highly effective cleaning gel makes any keyboard like new, and the biodegradable gel won't stick to your hands or your computer. One reviewer wrote: "I was skeptical at first. Was afraid my keyboard would be all gummed up with yellow slime! The opposite, it cleaned it as good as new." 


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Therapy Wood Cleaner and Polish Kit with Large Microfiber Cloth
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Therapy Wood Cleaner & Polish

$16
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Bring any wood surface in your home back to its original glory — and keep it that way — with this product from Therapy. It can be used as a cleaner, restorer, conditioner, and polish, and buyers say it can work wonders. Take the word of this reviewer: "This product is just amazing! We have 40-year old Drexel Heritage wood furniture and the polish we were using began to dull & streak the wood. We used this product and our furniture looks like new!"

Plastic Spray Bottle Set
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Plastic Spray Bottle Set

$8
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The arrival of the green movement has compelled the masses to save money and take the chemicals out of their houses by making their own cleaning solutions with everything from vinegar and lemon juice to baking soda and essential oils. Leak-proof with an adjustable spray nozzle, these four 16-ounce spray bottles let you put your own solutions to work. The set earned a 4.6-star rating, with one reviewer writing: "FINALLY! Spray bottles that work! No clogging. Great spray. Easy nozzle and trigger. I love it!"


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Calyptus 30 Percent Vinegar
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Calyptus 30% Pure Concentrated Vinegar

$23
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This 1-gallon jug of 30% vinegar-concentrate solution has literally hundreds of uses in the home, the car, the yard and just about anywhere else that needs to be cleaned. You can use it to do everything from de-greasing a microwave to killing weeds. One five-star reviewer wrote: "Great product, easy to use and does so many jobs inside and outside the house." 


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Windshield Cleaning Tool
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Windshield Cleaning Tool

$11
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This innovative tool earned 4.3 out of five stars for its ability to quickly and easily clean windshields both inside and out, but it's a surprisingly versatile weapon in your war on dirt and grime. Take it to any hard surface that's oddly shaped, hard to reach, or out of the way. One reviewer wrote: "This cleaning tool has been great. It made short work of what used to be the fairly daunting task of cleaning the very front inside of the windshield. Unsurprisingly, it also does great on the hard-to-reach rear window."


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Rubbermaid Mirror and Glass Cloths
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Rubbermaid Mirror and Glass Cloths

$10 
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Avoid tearing through paper towels with mirror and glass cloths from Rubbermaid. Lint-free, reusable, and washable, these glass cloths won't leave streaks and will last for many years to come. They earned 4.5 out of five stars, with one reviewer stating simply, "They are great. No more streaks!"

Tilswall Electric Spin Scrubber
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Tilswall Cordless Tub and Tile Scrubber

$75
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Tub and tile grime makes for some of the hardest, grossest, and most time-consuming chores you'll encounter. Take the pain out of those projects with this cordless tile scrubber. Its bristles get into the tiniest cracks and crevices, and it can double as the perfect solution for car tires and mags, as well. One of the reviewers who gave the product a five-star rating wrote: "Light and powerful. My hands, arms, back get tired scrubbing the shower. This is powerful enough to work quickly and not cause the wear and tear on me."


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Microfiber Spray Mop
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Microfiber Spray Mop

$20
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Mops like these help cut back on the number of Swiffer-like pads clogging landfills, and they also allow the user to fill the refillable bottle with whatever solution works best on their floors, be it tile, hardwood, laminate, or some other type of material. Amazon buyers love this product, giving it 4.4 stars. Wrote on customer: "I love that you can use your own solution and wash and reuse the mop pad. Plus it seems to perform better overall in terms of picking up dirt after it's loosened it. Worth the money!"

Groove and Gap Cleaning Tools
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Groove and Gap Cleaning Tools

$6
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You think your house is clean but have you taken a look at the gaps and grooves in your door and windows recently? This two-pack tool will help remove the dirt and debris out of there with a brush at one end and a "spatula"-like tool at the other. Buyers give it 4.4 stars, with one enthusiastic buyer noting: "Used it in the tracks of an old pet door stuffed with dog hair and dander. Shocked at how much gunk came out with this brush. I like how the bristles are longer and can really reach into the nooks and crannies.


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 Puracy Multi-Surface Cleaner Concentrate, Household Natural All Purpose Cleaning Solution
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Puracy Multi-Surface Cleaner

$16
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Sometimes you just want one product that can work in a number of different cleaning projects in the home, and this concentrated version from Puracy does just that, claiming it will clean any "non-fabric surface without streaks, residues, or contaminants left behind." It's non-toxic, hypoallergenic, and biodegradable to boot. Wrote one five-star reviewer: "I love the efficiency of not having to switch cleaners and rags between surfaces. Occasionally something calls for a light abrasive such as baking soda but usually this is all I need! The scent is quite subtle, but very light, natural & refreshing."

Pet Hair Rubber Broom
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Pet Hair Rubber Broom

$18
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If you've got pets, you know how even the most powerful of vacuums sometimes won't lift up all the hair. This silicone brush broom can get even the most stubborn of pet fur out of carpets, furniture, and other fabric-covered surfaces. It gets 4.3 stars from Amazon buyers, and fans sing its praises with simple statements like: "Better than my Dyson vacuum." 


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IXO Toilet Brush and Holder 2 Pack
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IXO Toilet Brush and Holder 2 Pack

$24
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Is it time to replace those tired old (and gross and grimy) toilet brushes? Buyers seem to love these brushes, with more than 70% of them giving them five-star reviews. Buyers appreciate the brushes' stylish design and functionality. Says one huge fan: "This is the best toilet brush I've ever had in 20 years of choosing my own toilet brush. It works really well. The bristles are sturdy and don't get gross. It doesn't stay wet and gross in the holder."

Silicone Kitchen Sponge
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Silicone Kitchen Sponge

$10
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Are you still using regular old kitchen sponges? Go green with this silicone sponge for scrubbing dishes and fruit and veggies. When they need cleaning, just toss them in the dishwasher. Wrote one enthusiast: "I bought this 10 months ago and have used it almost every day since. It hasn't lost a single silicone strand. I would have used 10 normal sponges in that time, especially lately when I'm cooking every meal."


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Black Decker Handheld Vacuum
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Black & Decker Handheld Vacuum

$41
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If you don't yet have a handheld vacuum to help with small messes and spills around the house, what are you waiting for? These are so much quicker and easier than lugging out the full-size vacuum cleaner, and can get into small spaces and crevices that often go ignored. Amazon customers give this one 4.5 stars, with many noting how well it works in the car, too. It comes with a crevice tool and a brush for upholstery. Says one five-star review: "I love the ease that I can use this on the stairs and cob webs that show up. It stays powered for about 20 minutes and recharges super fast. First one I have ever owned and love it."

 BEAUTURAL Fabric Shaver and Lint Remover
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Fabric Shaver and Lint Remover

$13
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All the cleaning in the world won't cover up the lackluster appearance of threadbare furniture and other household fabrics. This 4.5-star little tool, some buyers say, is a miracle-worker. Wrote one fan: "This little machine is NO JOKE! My couch was gnarly and pilled and I swear it looks brand new. The difference is unreal." Bonus: It'll work on less-than-brand-new-looking clothing, too. 


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