17 Amazon household deals that you don't want, but definitely need

Welcome to the most practical Prime Day list you will find. These household deals might not be particularly exciting, but you will thank us for getting you organised with some everyday essentials

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If you are anything like me, you won't want to love this list of household deals, but it probably will be your favourite round up of Amazon Prime Day 2021, and save you pounds in the process. Sure, we all want a swanky new coffee machine and a pair of AirPods, but really nothing gives us more joy than a well stocked cleaning cupboard, a bulk buy on something like dishwasher rinse aid, and an under-sink storage system that looks like it has been tidied by Monica from Friends.

While all these schmucks are busy telling you where to buy the best air fryers, or luring you in with some heavily discounted Echo devices, I have been doing the really important job of scouring Amazon's Homecare & Cleaning section (opens in new tab) for deals on everything from a sexy new bin (definitely a thing) to bedding must haves and disinfectant multi-buys.

So, sit down, scroll away and stock up. 

Best household deals of Amazon Prime Day 2021

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Asobeage silicone toilet brush | £15.99 £10.99 (save £5) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
If there was a celeb of toilet brushes it would be this. It is everywhere at the moment – served to me repeatedly in Instagram ads and was even on telly with Queen of Clean Lynsey Crombie lauding is a must buy. The silicone bristles get in every nook and cranny for a super clean loo, and the brush itself is quick drying so more hygienic.

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Dettol All-in-One Disinfectant Spray 400ml, pack of 6 | £20 £10.29 (save £9.71) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Where was this deal when we all needed it a year ago? Well this really is great buy to quickly and safely sanitise surfaces in your home – a must before and after having any guests over. It smells linen fresh and kills 99.9% of bacteria and viruses.

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Finish Quantum Infinity Shine Dishwasher Tablets, Original, 80 Tablets | £16 £10.50 (save £5.50) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Dishwasher tablets run out so much faster in the school holidays, so stock up ahead with this bulk buy. It works out at just over 13p a wash so you might as well buy a few packs to put in your cupboards and save having to lug them back from the shops.

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Brabantia NewIcon 30L Bin, Terracotta Pink | £81 £56.70 (save £26.70) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Brabantia is like the BMW of bins with their efficient designs and eye-pleasing looks. If you need a new bin that will be on show, we highly rate this one with its removable compartment and soft close lid. Pretty and practical.

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Andrex Toilet Roll Gentle Clean, 45 Rolls | £18.45 £16.88 (save £1.57) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
It goes without saying that this is one of those essential buys you generally get and forget. Step up your backstock game with this HUGE 45-roll pack. Save even more if you subscribe and save and get the pack for £15.19 instead. 

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ComfiTech pressure increasing shower head | £19.99 £11.99 (save £8) at Amazon
(opens in new tab)It could be conspiracy or it could be an actual bid by the water boards to save water, but does anyone else's shower pressure drop in summer? If this sounds familiar, sort it quickly and affordably with this shower head, designed to boost pressure. Perfect for renters or those looking for an interim fix.

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Furniture floor pads to protect floors | £16 £11.91 (save £4.09) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
If you have just had new flooring fitting you may not be as surprised as I was to see this in the best sellers list today. These handy pads have self adhesive backing to stick onto the feet of any furniture, their felt side protecting the floor from scratches. So handy and with 235 in the box you will probably be sorted for life with this buy.

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DIYer saviour

Wonder Wipes, 100 wipes | £4.60 £3.59 (save £1.01) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
If you are renovating or have a garage with no running water, these durable wipes are a game changer. They can be used for cleaning everything from sealant off your tools, to grease and oil off materials – fab for quick spills and tidy ups when you aren't near a sink.

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Febreze Ambi Pur 3Volution Air Freshener Plug-In Diffuser Refill, 20ml x 6 in Gold Orchid | £30 £17.99 (save £12.01) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
If you have one of the best air fresheners (opens in new tab) you do need to buy refills every so often. So we are always pleased to see them on bulk buy and on offer. Get six refills of 20ml and each can last up to 90 days so that is (quick maths...) a year and a half of freshness in this pack.

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Cleaning must-have

Minky M Cloth Anti-Bacterial Cleaning Pad, 3 Pack | £7.47 £5.89 (save £1.58) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
If you haven't tried these before then they are definitely worth adding to your cleaning caddy (you have one of those, right?). Loved by Mrs Hinch and Hinchers alike, they are naturally antibacterial and their non-scratch surface makes them great for lots of cleaning tasks. Get a colour coded three pack to use for different jobs.

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Vileda 2-in-1 Microfibre Turbo Mop Refill, Pack of 2 | £12.99 £8.99 (save £4) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
So you went ahead and bought what we consider to be one of the best mops (opens in new tab), loved it, used it to death and now you need a new head? Get a bargain two pack today on sale!

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Sistema Tritan Airtight Pantry Storage Containers, 3 sizes | £19.99 £13.99 (save £6) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Type As rejoice! You can get the Instaworthy cupboards of your dreams by buying a load of these neat and functional containers. Perfect for everything from pasta to dried pulses, they are BPA free too. The sizes are one 1.3L and two 700ml tubs.

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Joseph Joseph Surface Stainless-Steel Sink Caddy | £22 £14.49 (save £7.51) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Do you have sponges and washing up liquid bottles leaving a soggy mess by your sink? Get that tidied right away with this buy from princes of practicality, Joseph Joseph. This caddy has compartments for brushes and bottles, plus a little drying rack for your cloths. It doesn't look too bad either.

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Slumberdown CBD Infused Pillow | £19.99 £15.99 (save £4) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
You can never have too many pillows and I have been sleeping like a baby (only much better – amirite parents?) on this CBD infused pillow. The pillowcase is CBD infused but washable and includes lavender and aloe vera oils. I'm not sure which oil does the trick, but I drift off much faster with this hypoallergenic pillow. 

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Lifewit Large Capacity Clothes Storage Bag, 3 Pack | £14.99 £11.99 (save £3) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
With winter seeming to last longer this year, you may still have thick seasonal bedding and clothes cluttering spare rooms and cupboards. Get them organised with these 90L zip up bags. Tidy.

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Silentnight Anti-Allergy Mattress Protector, Double | £17.99 £15.49 (save £2.50) at Amazon (opens in new tab)
If you suffer with allergies then using a mattress protector (opens in new tab) can help control the level of irritants around your bed. Providing protection for your mattress, it is a washable surface to rid your bed of dust mites and even pollen (hello hayfever pals). This Silentnight buy is very affordable so if you are suffering, don't put off buying one.

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Starbucks Coffee Pods for Nespresso or Dolce Gusto | from £12.79 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
So you bought a coffee maker yesterday and now you need pods for it? Get as many as 80 capsules in a pack meaning you could be paying as little as 22p a cup. There are loads of different strengths and flavours too, including vanilla latte and caramel macchiato. 

Where to find more household deals on Amazon

By household deals we mean everything from cleaning products to items you use everyday without even realising. The stuff that you would forget when writing a shopping list of items for your new home, but would swiftly have to nip to the local supermarket for when you moved in. Bins, pillows, cleaning products, storage boxes, etc...

Sound familiar? Well, if you haven't found what you need on this list, head to the household products section on Amazon (opens in new tab) for more deals.

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Subscribe & Save on Amazon (opens in new tab) | save up to 15% with repeated deliveries
Never run out of your household favourites again with the Subscribe & Save area of Amazon. From nappies to dog food and cleaning products you can get everything you want, with a pretty tidy discount for repeat buys.

Lindsey Davis
Lindsey Davis

Lindsey is Editor of Realhomes.com and Editor in Chief for Home Ecommerce at Future. She is here to give you aspirational, yet attainable ideas for your home and works with her team to help you get the best buys, too. She has written about homes and interiors for the best part of a decade for brands including Homes & Gardens, Ideal Home and Gardeningetc and isn't afraid to take the inspiration she finds at work into her own space – a Victorian terrace which she has been (slowly) remodelling for the last eight years. She is happiest sipping a cup of tea with a cat on her lap (if only she had a cat).

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