Cleaning is one of those things that nobody really wants to do but everybody has to do. Or at the very least, it's strongly encouraged. Luckily, there are all kinds of gizmos and gadgets out there that make cleaning much more fun than it has any business being. And we found a bunch of 'em for you!
So, roll up your sleeves and get ready to scrub with these satisfying cleaning gadgets!
We hope you find these handy gadgets as awesome as we do. Just an FYI: 22Words is a participant in the Amazon affiliate program and may receive a share of sales from links on this page.
This Magnetic Scrubber Uses the Power of Magnets to Clean Your Odd-Shaped VesselsWhen you use the Cuisipro Magnetic Scrubber, you'll basically feel like you're doing an awesome science experiment instead of merely scrubbing the spots from those hard-to-reach nooks and crannies of your decanters, vases, and other containers.
This Power Scrubber Does Most of the Work for You
via: AmazonThe Black & Decker Power Scrubber is fully submersible and also features a food scraper built into the handle. Save the elbow grease for doing something other than the dishes. And speaking of your elbows...
These Long-Sleeve Rubber Gloves Protect You from Errant Splashes
via: AmazonMost rubber gloves go up to your wrist — maybe your forearm. But these go right past the elbow and ensure you don't have to deal with soggy sleeves.
This Silicone Scrubber Rinses Off Completely, Meaning They Don't Hold in Any Smelly Bacteria
via: AmazonNot only are these things great for scrubbing, they're also perfect to use as a hot pad or even to groom your pets. We love a gadget that pulls triple duty.
The Scrub Daddy (aka, Greatest Sponge of All Time) Changes Firmness Based on the Temperature of the WaterIn hot water, the Scrub Daddy is soft and malleable so it won't scratch your delicate dishware. In cold water, it becomes firm for tackling baked-on messes. Also, the mouth hole cleans off spoons and the eyes are convenient finger holes when you're cleaning a glass.
The LDJJ Flexible Bottle Cleaning Brush Can Clean Bottles of Any Shape
via: AmazonBend this thing into whatever wacky shape you need to fit your dishes and vases. It's totally reusable and can be washed in the dishwasher.
The Bump-It-Off Has Several Different Scrubbing Surfaces
via: Amazon...And, of course, several different uses. Use the Bump-It-Off to scrub pots, pans, and dishes, to clean fruits and veggies, to rub stains from laundry, and to wash makeup brushes.
These Melamine Sponges Work Just as Well as a Magic Eraser, but Cost a Only 50-cents a Piece
via: AmazonIf you've used those other "magic" sponges, you know how handy they can be...and also how pricey they are. But they're really just melamine sponges. You can get a pack of 20 for under $10.
Cyber Clean Is Slime...That Cleans!
via: AmazonCyber Clean is a malleable compound that can be used to clean air vents, remote controls, fans, phones — really, just about anything. Bonus: If your kids are obsessed with slime, maybe you can get them to do the cleaning for you.
This Hanging Trash Bag Holder Keeps Your Counter Clear of Garbage
via: AmazonThis handy gadget can be hung on a cabinet or drawer to act as an easy place to store your cooking mess while you prep veggies.
This Drain Snake Might Be the Most Satisfying Product Ever
The Mr. Siga Toilet Brush Has a Unique Design That Makes It Especially Qualified to Clean Your Toilet
via: AmazonIt has an under-rim brush specifically to scrub the hard-to-reach parts of your toilet bowl. Also, it has soft bristles that won't scratch your porcelain throne.
This Drill Brush Power Scrubber Literally Transforms Your Power Tools into Cleaning MachinesNo, you're not on an episode of Home Improvement; this is real life. Simply attach these brushes onto your drill and before you know it, you'll be shouting "more power!"
The O-Cedar EasyWring Spin Mop Wrings Itself Out with Just a Few Presses of Your FootCall us crazy, but we think this mop actually looks kinda fun. No more bending over to wring out your mop!
This Collapsible Bucket Will Save You All Kinds of Space
via: AmazonBuckets are great, but they sure do take up quite a bit of room. Not so with the (aptly named) Simply Genius Collapsible Bucket. It holds 2.6 gallons, folds flat, and is ideal for use at home, at the campsite, or at the beach.
The O-Cedar Microfiber Flip Mop Works for Both Wet and Dry CleaningThe Flip Mop had a double-sided head: One side is chenille, the other is microfiber with scrubbing strips for tougher jobs. The head is also machine washable up to 100 times.
The FURemover Broom Removes Pet Hair from Basically Any Surface Ever
via: AmazonIts unique rubber bristles act like some bizarre pet hair magnet and lift it directly from the carpet. The broom can also be used as a squeegee for wet messes or just a regular broom on hardwood floors.
This Broom and Dustpan Combo Makes Sweeping WAY Easier
via: AmazonThe dustpan features tiny teeth that comb out the broom's bristles. That means no more bending over to grab hair clumps off the end of your broom. There's also a rubber lip of the dustpan also eliminates that pesky dirt line you get with other dustpans.
The iRobot Roomba 690 Vacuums AND Provides EntertainmentYou know what's the most satisfying cleaning gadget? One that you can just watch as it does all the cleaning for you. The Roomba 690 even has Wi-Fi connectivity which allows you to clean and schedule your robot from anywhere with an Internet connection. (Cat in shark costume not included.)
These Sweeping Slippers Are Almost as Stylish as They Are Functional
via: AmazonHey, you're gonna be walking around anyway, right? Why not do some sweeping while you're at it? These slippers are one-size-fits-all, highly absorbent, and super soft — they won't scratch your floors no matter how dance crazy you get.
This Microfiber Duster Is Totally Washable
via: AmazonIt also features a telescoping handle to get the dust over there. The head can be bent a full 180 degrees for maximum reach.
This Miniblind Cleaner Can Clean a Whole Window's Worth of Blinds in Just a Few Swipes
via: AmazonWhy clean one blind when you clean six blinds at once? Exactly. It'd be silly to do that. Once again, the microfiber cover is washable and can be used either wet or dry.
This Gap Cleaning Brush Is Made Specifically to Clean Your Window Tracks
via: AmazonAll kinds of gunk gets trapped in your window tracks — now, for under $6, you can get the perfect tool to clean 'em out. This handy tool has a brush on one end and a scraper on the other to dislodge trapped debris.
The Mr. Keyboard Brush Is Perfect for Cleaning out – You Guessed It – Your Keyboard
via: AmazonThis brush's anti-static bristles help you remove all the crumbs, dust, and whatever else is on your keyboard between and beneath the keys. You can even use it to clean your power tools or musical instruments.
The OCO Good Grips Electronics Cleaning Brush Is Another Handy Tool for Sweeping out Those Hard-to-Reach Keyboard Grooves
via: AmazonThis brush has super soft bristles that are gentle on your electronics (or jewelry!). They also retract for easy storage. On the other side of the brush is a slim silicone wiper that fits in the tiniest crevices to clear out grime.
The Eruption Disruption Microwave Cleaner Cleans Your Microwave Using Just a Little Bit of Water and Vinegar.
via: AmazonHaven't you always wanted the chance to recreate your middle school Science Fair project? All you do is pour in a little water and vinegar and microwave the whole contraption for 5–8 minutes. The steam makes it simple to wipe all the grime right out of your microwave.
This Magnetic Window Cleaner Cleans the Outside of Your Window — from InsideOnce again, magnets are proving they are indeed the superior product. Easily clean the outside of your windows from inside your home. This product is available for use with both single-pane and double-pane windows.
The Dust Daddy Vacuum Attachment Sucks up Dirt — And Just the DirtThe unique multi-tube design makes it so that you can easily vacuum out your cupholders, toolboxes, and other tight corners without having to first take out small objects.
This Makeup Cleaner Sponge Removes Makeup from Your Brushes Without Water
via: AmazonThis is great for days that you want to apply more than one color of shadow with one brush, or when you don't have time to wait for your brushes to dry. Just run the brush across the sponge a few times and the color is completely removed.
This Spinning Makeup Brush Cleaner Lets You Instantly Wash and Dry Your BrushesJust dip and dunk your brushes in cleaning solution and push the button to spin-dry your brush. It's easy to do and — even better — fun to watch.
This Self-Cleaning Hairbrush Releases Every Strand of Hair with the Touch of a ButtonHairbrushes can sometimes get a little gnarly with all the hair that gets caught in the bristles. The Qwik Clean Hairbrush allows for hair to instantly fall off. It can be used on wet or dry hair.
This Air Purifying Bag Freshens up Your Car, Closet, Bathroom, or Pet Area
via: AmazonThe bags contain bamboo charcoal which absorbs and removes odors, allergens, and pollutants from their environment. Your nose will thank you.
The GermGuardian Air Purifier Can Capture 99.97% of the Dust and Allergens in Your Home
via: AmazonDust as small as .3 microns gets caught in the GermGuardian's filter, leaving the air you breathe way cleaner and fresher-smelling.
These Houseplant Sticky Stake Insect Traps Attract and Catch Bugs Without You Having to Lift a Finger
via: AmazonJust stick a Sticky Stake in your potted plant and wait for the bugs to congregate on the sticky "leaves." There are no pesticides to worry about and they work on a variety of pesky bugs like gnats, fruit flies, and black flies.
This Steam Cleaner Can Clean Just About Any Surface in Your House
via: AmazonAll you need is water! Use it on carpets, furniture, upholstery, grout, clothing, floors, windows — you get the idea.
These Hair Removal Laundry Balls May Look Weird, but You'll Love What They Do in Your Laundry Machine
via: AmazonThese little guys catch the random strands of hair that seem to be found in every load of laundry. You won't find hairballs in your sweaters or socks anymore!
These Wool Dryer Balls Are a Natural Alternative to Fabric Softener
via: AmazonThey also reduce drying time by up to 25 percent! They're good for the environment (and your wallet) in several different ways!