We're just going to come out and say it: If you still hate cleaning in 2021, it's probably because you have the wrong tools.
From robot vacuums, to bespoke-scented organic cleaners, there are tons of products on the market right now that are designed to make cleaning your home not just easier, but more enjoyable. To make things even simpler, you can get everything you need to clean your home the 2021 way with a few clicks of a mouse on Amazon.
Amazon is pretty much a treasure trove of excellent cleaning products, some tried-and-true, and others we've never heard of, but are so glad we stumbled across.
Since my side hobby has turned into finding the most highly sought-after homewares for those looking for the latest-and-greatest essentials, I've come across all sorts of incredible cleaning hacks and fan-favorites. Intrigued? From electric shower scrubbers (opens in new tab) to non-scratch sponges (opens in new tab), I've rounded up the seven cleaning hacks you absolutely need to make cleaning your homes a breeze, below.
1. The universal dust cleaner *everyone* is using
ColorCoral Store Cleaning Gel Universal Dust Cleaner (opens in new tab) for $8.77, at Amazon
Chances are you've heard of this universal dust cleaner (opens in new tab)by now, but in the event you have not (perhaps because you spend less time on the internet than I do) — prepare to be amazed!
Made from biodegradable material, this everyday essential will make cleaning simple and effective; take a piece of this cleaning gel, knead it into a ball, press the gel slowly into any computer keyboard, heating vent, or hard-to-reach crevice where crumbs live, and ta-da!
It's completely understandable why over 23,000 reviewers say there is "no fault to find" when it comes to this cleaner.
2. A double-pack of bottles that are *essential* for cleaning
Sally's Organic Store Empty Amber Glass Spray Bottles with Labels l (opens in new tab)
Was $24.98, Now $19.98, at Amazon
Whether you're mixing your own cleaning solution or spraying plants such as succulents or herbs, this double pack (opens in new tab) of bottles reigns supreme. With a fan club of over 21,000 reviewers — all claiming these bottles were "just what they needed, it's hard-pressed you'll find something better. Even better? They look much nicer sitting in your pantry or under your sink than a mish-mash of store-bought bottles.
3. An eraser that magically removes even the toughest stains
Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Original, Cleaning Pads with Durafoam, 9 Count (opens in new tab) for $6.97, at Amazon
This is the original cleaning hack, but the novelty still hasn't worn off on us. The Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Original (opens in new tab) scrubber is twice-as-strong as other bleach sprays on the market, as it includes Durafoam cleaning performance. Deemed a "must-have if you have kids," this "incredibly effective" formula is suitable for "walls and doors," and nearly 22,000 Amazon reviewers agree.
4. This top-rated toilet wand
Clorox ToiletWand Disinfecting Refills, Disposable Wand Heads - 30 Count (opens in new tab)for $24.90, at Amazon
Clean and disinfect with Clorox ToiletWand (opens in new tab) refills that kill 99.9% of bacteria and viruses while leaving your toilet sparkling clean. This top-rated tool is not only a fan-favorite but according to one reviewer, it can be used in an abundance of ways such as "in the shower" and "with sinks."
5. A best-selling, super-absorbent cleaning cloth
Swedish Dishcloth Cellulose Sponge Cloths, Pack of 10 (opens in new tab) | for $19.95, at Amazon
Trying to reduce the amount of paper towels you use this year? Or simply want the "BEST cleaning cloth/sponge/rag EVER!" Then you'll want to give these cellulose Swedish cleaning cloths a whirl. More than 17,000 Amazon reviewers give these cloths an average of 4.6 stars, citing stellar absorption, ease of use, and eco-friendliness as the top perks. Plus, at less than $2 a cloths, this a purchase that'll be worth every penny.
6. These non-scratch sponges that leave your dishes in tip-top shape
Scotch-Brite Non-Scratch Scrub Sponges (opens in new tab) l Was $9.65, Now $5.22, at Amazon
Safe for no-stick cookware, this non-scratching pack of sponges (opens in new tab) is perfect for everyday jobs and suitable for countertops, dishes, and sinks. Durable and long-lasting, it's completely understandable why this top-rated choice has over 53,000 reviewers claiming these sponges are "vastly superior to all other" brands.
7. This top-performing shower spinner
Homitt HM115C Electric Spin Adjustable, 360 Cordless Bathroom Cleaner with 4 Replaceable Shower Scrubber Brush Heads (opens in new tab) for $59.99. at Amazon
If you're suffering "from arthritis or some other physical alignment," reviewers suggest this cordless cleaning hack (opens in new tab) that so many are calling "the best investment." This electric bathroom scrubber makes "scrubbing the shower and bath so much easier" and makes "cleaning totally effortless" — or at least, that's what over 9,200 happy shoppers are saying.