The 11 best cleaning tools on Amazon, according to thousands of reviews

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If we’re being honest, spring cleaning doesn’t necessarily end in the spring — it’s more of a year-long commitment. And if you’re like me and find yourself cleaning when trying to blow off a little steam, it can benefit your mental health by helping reduce stress and anxiety.

So when it comes to finding reliable cleaning supplies for every room, my first step is to head to the reviews. There will always be those essentials you know already work for you, but if you’re testing out a new device to help solve a cleaning problem in your home, real-life reviews on Amazon can easily guide your decision.

While you could call the pros to finish your list of cleaning tasks through Amazon’s professional house cleaning service, we’ve rounded up some of the most popular cleaning supplies and gadgets on Amazon that have proven to be customer-favorites. And if you’re not yet an Amazon Prime member, be sure to sign up here.

1. Affresh Washing Machine Cleaner, $11.98 (Orig. $13.98)

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While you might not think about it as an item to clean often, cleaning out your washing machine helps prevent a build-up of odor-causing residue. These handy tablets — with more than 4,700 five stars — can be used once per month during a full washing cycle (without clothes) to remove any lingering grime.

2. The Original Scrub Daddy Pack of Two, $11.99

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As one of Shark Tank’s best-selling products of all time, Scrub Daddy sponges are known for their superb multi-use cleaning ability since they get soft in warm water and firm in cold water. Plus, you can easily deep-clean dishes without having to worry about scratching any surfaces.

3. Tineco A10 Hero Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner, $149.99 (Orig. $199.99)

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As a dupe to Dyson’s more expensive cordless vacuum, Tineco’s option has a 350-watt digital motor that works on both carpet and hard floors. With a max suction that’s four times stronger than the average cordless vacuum, it’s no wonder that customers are hooked.

4. Angry Mom Microwave Cleaner, $9.99 (Orig. $11.99)

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Microwaves can be one of the most annoying (and messiest!) areas of your home to clean. But with the hilarious Angry Mama cleaner that actually works, your microwave can be squeaky clean after five to seven minutes of releasing steam to loosen up food residue.

5. TubShroom The Revolutionary Tub Drain Hair Catcher, $12.99

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Keep shower drains free of clogging with the nifty TubShroom that acts as a filter to collect hair before it reaches the drain. With no installation required and fitted for standard 1.5-inch bathroom drains, this gadget with more than 14,000 five stars is a no-brainer for every bathroom.

6. Bathroom Surfaces Power Scrubber Cleaning Kit, $14.95

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To get rid of hard-to-tackle stains on tiled surfaces, grout and more, the Drillbrush Power Scrubber is a top pick for effectively removing dirt, spot-cleaning and detailing. Each brush set comes with three different size brushes, but you can also shop more than one color since each of the six options are color-coded for a different cleaning need. With close to 14,000 reviews, customers say it helps completely clean surfaces, and they can’t believe they’ve still been hand-cleaning.

7. Swiffer Dusters Heavy Duty Extender Handle Starter Kit, $17.99

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Say goodbye to ignoring dust collections in hard-to-reach areas. This duster starter kit includes everything you need — an extendable handle plus 12 duster refills — to ensure you won’t see a speck of dust again. Whether you need to clean ceiling fans, above the fridge or on top of windowsills, the handle can extend up to three feet.

8. OXO Good Grips Stainless Steel Squeegee, $15.95

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Seamlessly clean windows, tiles, shower doors or mirrors thanks to this best-selling tool. With an included suction cup, you can simply hang it in the shower or wherever you’ll use it the most. After garnering 1,500 five stars, customers say this squeegee cleans super fast because of its wide size.

9. Bissell Steam Shot Deluxe Hard-Surface Cleaner, $39.99 (Orig. $49.99)

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Clean almost any surface with Bissell’s easy-to-use machine. It allows you to pressure steam clean bathtubs, tile grout or around oven dials. And since the device uses steam, there are no chemicals used or harmful fumes emitted. Along with the machine, you’ll additionally get a nozzle, extension hose, flat scraping tool, grout brush, fabric steamer, window squeegee, angle concentrator and a detail brush.

10. Clorox ToiletWand Disposable Toilet Cleaning System, $8.88

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This convenient caddy conceals the toilet brush that comes with replaceable disinfecting heads. Because these wand refills are preloaded with Clorox cleaner that kills 99.9 percent of bacteria and viruses, you can skip having to buy an additional toilet bowl cleaner. More than 2,300 shoppers swear by this wand because “its smaller size is better than a regular toilet brush, [and] it gets into small and hard-to-reach places.”

11. ChomChom Roller Dog Hair Remover, $24.95

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If you thought a pet hair lint roller couldn’t go viral, think again. ChomChom’s pet hair remover is now a best seller because of the insane amount of hair it can pick up off of furniture, rugs, carpeting, bedding and other textiles. If you have a pet that sheds, this $25 tool is a game-changer for your home.

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