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    31 Cleaning Products From Walmart That Might Make You Realize You've Been Living In Filth For Far Too Long

    Everything you need to unclog your drain, polish your furniture, de-stink your carpet, and generally make your home a squeaky-clean paradise (or, at the very least, a slightly less grimy paradise).

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed collects a share of sales and/or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A multi-purpose surface spray that lifts dirt, grime, and goo off of porcelain, glass, stainless steel, you name it — so it's a great place to begin your ~cleaning journey~.

    The cleaner being used on a glass cooktop

    Promising review: "Best cleaning product ever! I cook every single day, so you can imagine what my stove goes through. I tried so many products, and even home remedies, to clean my stove top, but was always only able to clean some stains off. But this product cleaned up every single bit of it, with no streaks left behind! Also worked wonders on my stainless steel fridge — made it look brand new! Definitely recommend." —Silvia

    Price: $4.95

    2. A fabric refresher spray, so you can finally neutralize gnarly smells coming off your couches, curtains, and other upholstered or fabric items you can't easily wash.

    The spray, which comes in a black bottle with a trigger spray mechanism

    Promising review: "This is a great scent to keep things smelling fresh. I have dogs and this really helps freshen up where they sleep! We keep it on hand all the time." —SheMod

    Price: $5.79

    3. A box of washing machine cleaner tablets, because sweeping out residue (and any residual stinkiness) will help your clothes get cleaner and your machine function more effectively.

    The tablet being placed into a top loading washer

    Promising review: "I would highly recommend this product to help reduce smells and calcium built up in your washer. This product always makes my washer smell fresh. I use it once a month." —tim

    Price: $9.98

    4. A carpet stain remover spray, for when you decide it's time to start actually cleaning your carpet, instead of constantly rearranging your furniture to cover up the coffee stains.

    The carpet stain remover bottle, which has a trigger spray mechanism

    Promising review: "I had a spot on my carpet that the carpet cleaner could not get out. One spray and a little brushing, and it was gone. I will never use anything else. Amazing." —Diana

    Price: $4.48

    5. A cordless stick vacuum that can easily get under beds, fit into tight corners, and otherwise clean up the dusty, dirty areas of your house that you have totally been avoiding.

    The vacuum, which is long and thin, with a rectangular head and a clear plastic area that the dirt is sucked into

    Promising review: "Amazing product. I recommend it to all of my friends! It was fast and easy to set up, and even easier to use. I vacuum with delight now — the lightness and cordlessness make this a joy compared with typical vacuuming. The process of cleaning out the receptacle was also simple and quick, and the battery also seems to last a long time." —Izzy

    Price: $129 (originally $179)

    6. A pack of Pledge wood cleaning wipes, because it turns out that dusting, polishing, and protecting your wood furniture is actually really easy (and doesn't require rubbing everything with drippy polish and a weird, smelly rag).

    The wipes, which come in a resealable plastic envelope

    Promising review: "I like the convenience of this product. You just take a couple out and start wiping. No hassle like with can of spray and a towel. I follow with a paper towel, and both go in the trash. No need to wash cleaning towels." —MrsIvory

    Price: $11.01

    7. A Sponge Daddy dual-sided, no-scratch sponge for scrubbing literally anything — dishes, stovetops, sinks, cabinets, fridges, or any other part of your home covered in caked-on mess.

    The sponges, which are rectangular, with one softer foam side, and one scrubbing side

    Promising review: "Best sponge on the market, and I have tried them all. What's great about this sponge is it does not hold odors. One of the main reasons I discard sponges is because of the odors, but you will not find odors with this one." —NJNANNY

    Price: $4.68

    8. A pack of stainless steel cleaner wipes, so cleaning the fingerprints, smudges, and food off your fridge or countertop doesn't have to be a big production — just pop out a wipe, wipe the surface down, and toss it out. Bonus points if you then buff the surface with a towel to get that *new fridge shine*.

    A before and after image: left shows before, with a steel fridge door covered in moisture streaks; left shows after, with the streaks and grime removed from the fridge door

    Promising review: "With three little kiddos and their sticky fingers, it's a nightmare keeping the front of the fridge clean. It only took one wipe to clean the outside and inside of both doors that are stainless steel. It smells really good, too. The wipes make it easy to grab and clean the mess quickly. A+++!!!" —blueangeleyes5

    Price: $3.74

    9. A pet odor remover foam that cleans carpets, curtains, and anything else your pets have stunk up while being their sweet (but sometimes smelly) little selves.

    The spray, which comes in a cylindrical metal can

    Promising review: "This is the best carpet spray for getting rid of odor. I started using it when my senior dog was urinating everywhere and the carpet stunk. I used everything, but the smell returned. But with this, it did not. It has a nice fragrance that makes the whole room smell nice. One nice thing is that you don't have to vacuum; you just spray and you're done." —Janipoo

    Price: $4.98

    10. A powerful oven cleaning spray, for when you decide it's finally time to do something about the caked-on, burnt grease from the Great 2019 "How Hard Can It Be To Roast A Turkey?" Disaster. Just spray, let the cleaner sit, and then wipe away all the grime.

    A sponge wiping away dirt after using the spray

    Promising review: "Thank goodness for this spectacular easy oven cleaner! It works like a charm for cleaning out deep-down, dirty messes in the oven. I couldn't possibly live without it." —Carla

    Price: $4.24

    11. A pack of Mr. Clean Magic Eraser cleaning pads, so you can remove almost any kind of stain from a hard surface. Finally get rid of the schmutz on your countertop, bathtub, even those weird scuff marks on your walls (seriously, how did they get there? Were you practicing roundhouse kicks in the living room??)

    The Magic Eraser cleaning up crayon off a white wall

    Promising review: "This product is excellent for cleaning tough stains in the kitchen and bathroom. Great for under the toilet rim." —Al

    Price: $6.97

    12. A leather cleaning spray that cleans and conditions furniture and shoes, because your leather boots look super cute, but no one can tell right now because they're covered in last winter's mystery crud.

    The leather conditioner, which comes in a bottle with a trigger spray

    Promising review: "This leather cleaner and conditioner works great. I use it on my shoes and my leather furniture. It's not greasy and thick, so it's nice to use. My shoes and couches seem to retain the moisture for a long time, so I don't have to reapply it often at all. It leaves a really nice shine and makes my leather look new with almost zero effort. It's the best product I have found for the money." —MrsFurly

    Price: $4.12

    13. A mold and mildew remover spray, because all that icky black stuff growing between your shower tiles and around the edge of your bathtub isn't just something you have to live with. Spray the cleaner and literally watch the mold and mildew disappear.

    The cleaner bottle, which has a trigger spray mechanism

    Promising review: "Had mold and mildew that was hard to remove with regular cleaner, so I tried this because it had bleach. I sprayed some on the mildew around my sink, waited a while, and then rinsed off — I did not even scrub, just rinsed, and now my sink looks very new and clean. The smell is very strong because of the bleach, so open a window; if not, turn on a fan. I am very happy with this product AND will buy more when needed." —texasmama6

    Price: $3.72

    14. And a tile/ grout cleaning brush, so you can really scrub that mildew remover into all the cracks and crevices in your shower.

    The brush, which has a long handle and then two sets of bristles on the head — wider ones for tile, thinner ones for grout

    Promising review: "Perfect to scrub and clean tiles, grout, stoves, faucets and corners, without scratching or hurting the hands." —Luiz

    Price: $5

    15. A weekly no-scrub shower cleaning treatment that takes basically no effort — just spray on right after the shower, and all that mold and soap scum will basically melt away.

    On the left, a tile shower covered in mold; on the right, the same shower, now free of mold due to the cleaner

    Promising review: "This is great stuff. Sprayed it on after a shower like they said and the next shower, everything looked clean (glass, fixtures, tile, etc.), with no scrubbing at all. I have been looking for a cleaner like this for a long time and finally found it." —Bob

    Price: $17.97

    16. A vegan, ammonia-, bleach- and-paraben-free antibacterial toilet cleaner, for when you want to make your home greener, but also want to make your toilet bowl whiter.

    The toilet cleaner bottle, which has a pointy top to dispense the cleaner

    Promising review: "This works wonders on ceramic, be it toilet bowls or vanity sinks. There is 5% citric acid agent for cleaning instead of chlorine, so the smell is great. Try it!" —Alexandra

    Price: $5.02

    17. A calcium, lime, and mineral deposit remover, because you know that weird crust that's developed on the face of your shower head? That doesn't mean it's time to buy a new shower head — those are lime deposits, and you can clean them off!

    A before and after photo: before, a shower head covered in calcium deposits; after, the same shower head, clean of calcium deposits

    Promising review: "This works. We use this all the time to get rid of buildup on our faucets and appliances. I have even used it through my dishwasher. It never disappoints. It always get the build-up off without damaging my faucet or appliance." —Damsam

    Price: $4.93

    18. A spray-on rust remover that will erase the gross orange stains on your porcelain, chrome, plastic, and fiberglass sinks, toilets, and bathtubs.

    A before and after image: the before, a white porcelain sink with rust stains around the drain and faucet; the after, the same sink with the rust stains cleaned away

    Promising review: "BEST CLEANER HANDS-DOWN FOR IRON STAINS!!! Have well water and live in the country. When I first moved into this house, the bath was all rust-stained; I didn't really know the color of the tub. I tried cleanser, bleach, even CLR. Nothing touched it. Then I found this and within minutes, I found that my tub was white. Easy to spray on. Only thing to make sure of is that you use it in a well-ventilated room!" —Tonya

    Price: $4.97

    19. A pack of foaming garbage disposal cleaner tablets, so you can clean out any stuck-on food and unappetizing smells, without ever sticking your hand in the disposal (which, even when the power is turned off, is still low-key terrifying).

    The tablets, which go directly into your disposal and then are flushed with running water

    Promising review: "Our garbage disposal had an awful, rotten egg smell coming from it, so I bought these to hopefully get rid of the smell and it did...IMMEDIATELY. The tablet is well-wrapped and was easy to use. The smell was gone instantly. I will definitely use it again, as needed." —PinkTulips

    Price: $4.54 (three in a pack)

    20. A Swiffer dusting starter kit with a handle and five dusting pads, because everyone has to start (dusting their home thoroughly to reduce allergens) somewhere.

    The Swiffer, which has a slim plastic handle, and a thin, fluffy top made from disposable fibers

    Promising review: "Easy to use and showed me how badly I needed to dust! I'm used to the old feather dusting, these are great!" —GrammaSpoils

    Price: $4.47

    21. A toilet cleaner tablet that goes in your toilet tank and treats your toilet with bleach every time you flush, so you can stay on top of bathroom cleanup without even really thinking about it.

    The toilet tablets, which are small and round

    Promising review: "This is the only cleaner I buy for my toilets. Keeps them nice and clean without scrubbing. They smell like I just cleaned them and it helps keep the hard water stains out." —ej2016

    Price: $4.98

    22. A bottle of car interior cleaner wipes, for spiffing up your plastic or vinyl dashboard, arm rests, interior door handles, or any other parts of your car that have perhaps had a run-in with some spilled Diet Coke.

    The wipes, which are pre-moistened and paper towel-like, being used to polish a dashboard

    Promising review: "These wipes will clean anything off of your vehicles interior. Even built-up dirt for many years. Does not collect dust like other products do. And for the price, you can't beat it." —Margo

    Price: $4.97

    23. A bottle of litter box scent crystals, so you can de-stinkify your cat's litter box simply by mixing them in with the regular litter.

    The crystals, which are tiny and blue

    Promising review: "It kills the bad odor almost instantly." —Alex

    Price: $3.86

    24. A pack of two flexible plastic drain snakes that will easily remove hair clogs from your drain without chemicals. Just pop one into the drain, wiggle it around, and pull out a big ol' gnarly hair ball!

    The drain snakes, which are long, thin strips of plastic, with small raised spikes to catch hair stuck inside drains

    Promising review: "I have had a slow tub drain for years. Have used every product I could find. Spent so much money. For a couple of bucks, Dr. Rooter fixed the slow drain in a few minutes! Absolutely shocked at how fast and easy this was to fix! 10000% recommend." —Elizabeth

    Price: $2.94

    25. A natural, baking soda fridge freshener, because if the tuna salad smell coming out of there gets any stronger, it's gonna have to start paying rent.

    A wheel-shaped disc of baking soda that is stuck to the walls of your fridge with a suction cup

    Promising review: "Super easy to adhere to the fridge and freezer (it has a suction cup). I use these in the fridge in our RV, too, when we are not using it, to keep is smelling great for the six months it is locked up." —Cleanfreak1234

    Price: $2.18

    26. A set of four moisture-absorbing liner mats for your fridge shelves, for when you want to prevent mildew and fungus growth, easily clean up in-fridge spills and re-decorate a bit (hey, you have to look at that fridge every day! It could stand to have a makeover).

    The liners, which fit over the entire top of the shelf and are made of a brightly colored rubber-like material

    Promising review: "I really like these mats. They keep the refrigerator clean. Just pull them out, rinse them off and put them back in. Liked them so much, bought another set for a gift." —Dlow

    Price: $9.97 (originally $17.97, available in four colors)

    27. A moisture absorber bag that will suck all the humidity and musty odors from your basement, storage area, or any other places around the homestead that have a certain dankness to them.

    The damp absorber, which is a small plastic bag, filled with fluid, and topped with a built-in hanger, so that you can easily hang it in a closet, from a hook, etc

    Promising review: "Works great! I had an issue with moisture from my basement reaching our master bedroom closet and mold growing on the wall. I cleaned the mold and started using the Damp Rid, and the closet remained dry and fresh until we were able to fix the basement issue! It totally protected my clothes by pulling amazing amounts of water from the air!" —Shawndrica

    Price: $8.64

    28. A package of fizzing sink deodorizer tablets, so the next time an icky smell is rising out of your sink, all you have to do is pop in a tablet, flush with hot water, and you're done.

    The deodorizing tablets, which are small, blue circles

    Promising review: "Excellent product. I use one every few weeks to to get rid of the food odors in my kitchen sink. It works well. The smell is pleasant but it doesn't last long. Once it has dissipated, there's no smell at all."—JerseyGirl

    Price: $3.96

    29. A no-scrub outdoor mold and mildew cleaner for sidewalks, driveways, wood decks, vinyl siding, outdoor furniture, and anything else on the outside of your house that has gotten a little bit icked up.

    A before and after image: the before, with mold on wooden stairs; the after, with the mold cleaned off the stairs

    Promising review: "Living in Florida, every year I have to hand-scrub my patio furniture to remove the mold and mildew. I tested this cleaner on a small area on our shed, and the mold and mildew just fell off even before I squirted it with the hose! Didn't have to use the power washer either; just the garden hose! Buy it! You'll see the instant results, too!" —Lucy

    Price: $12.70

    30. A Windex glass-cleaning tool that comes with special Windex-treated cleaning pads and a handle that can extend up to 11-feet, so you can finally clean your second-floor windows without climbing an enormous ladder, hanging halfway out a window, or otherwise engaging in Cirque du Soleil-esque activities.

    The tool, which has a long pole with a rectangular attachment at the end, which holds the cleaning pads

    Promising review: "This is great for your outside windows. After using the pad to wash windows, use a hose to rinse. No need to wipe dry. Windows dry streak-free." —Jeanette

    Price: $14.85

    31. A portable, USB-powered UV sanitizer for your phone, keys, remotes, or whatever other items that become totally germified over the course of daily life.

    The UV sanitizer, which is small and oval, larger than a cell phone, with a top that opens on a hinge

    Promising review: "So cool!! I'm always wiping my phone down with disinfecting wipes, so this is definitely a go-to for me. I work in heath care and they say your phone is the one if the dirtiest items. Super glad to have found this and that it actually works so well." —Loren

    Price: $19.88 (originally $24.88)

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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