Whether you love it or loathe it, cleaning is one activity we all have to tackle. And while giving your space a weekly scrub starts with securing the right products for the job, you don’t need an entire cabinet to complicate your cleaning routine. You just need a few essential items (7 to be exact), and you’ll have everything you need to make every surface shine.
Our secret to uncomplicated cleaning? Narrowing down your supplies to just a few products that can take on every type of dirt or debris. And by having just a few essential cleaning products on hand, you won’t find yourself searching through an array of bottles for a specialty spray. Instead, anything you need to help cut grease, grime, or gunk will be easily accessible in one of just 7 must-have products. Ready to learn how to simplify your cleaning arsenal?
Keep scrolling to see the only 7 cleaning products you’ll need for every surface in your home.
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Shop Essential Cleaning Products
Method Bathroom Cleaner
From tile to tubs, showers to sinks, faucets to fixtures, this all-in-one cleaner can easily handle them all. Consider it your go-to for every surface in your bathroom (even that unpleasant mold or mildew that may have popped up). Plus, the powerful plant-based formula is actually bleach-free and fully biodegradable.
BUY HERE for $4
Invisible Glass Cleaner
A few sprays of this gold standard cleaner and your mirrors and glass surfaces will be shiny and streak-free -and you’ll be hooked. And it’s not just for your home either: It also works extremely well on car windows too.
BUY HERE for $13
Blueland Multi-Surface Cleaner
If you’re skeptical of whether an eco-friendly cleaning product can really deliver, this superstar product is sure to change your mind (just ask Bobby!) After a few uses, it’s now the surface cleaner that he swears by. From wood to plastic, metal, or stone, it’s got every single surface covered. And once you purchase the starter kit, you only have to shop refill packs, helping you cut was back on single-use plastic.
BUY HERE for $16 (Starter Kit)
Swiffer Wet Jet
Forget about that basic mop and bucket. The Wet Jet is the better way to make sure your floors are spic and span. And whether you have vinyl, tile, concrete, or wood, this smart sprayer makes quick work of cleaning them up.
BUY HERE for $22
Clorox Clinging Bleach Gel Toilet Bowl Cleaner
Thought all toilet cleaners were created equal? Not quite. Because to really clean, it’s also got to cling. The unique gel formula sticks onto the rim to really penetrate stains, while also whitening and brightening. And if that wasn’t enough, it can also do double duty as an effective way to remove tough mold or mildew in the shower.
BUY HERE for $2
Every Surface Cleaner
Mr.Clean Magic Eraser
They don’t call them magic for nothing! These erasers can seriously make stains, scuffs, and marks disappear – in just a few seconds. Use them everywhere from baseboards to doors to kitchen cabinets to walls (even on your favorite pair of sneakers) for the fastest way to eliminate anything unsightly.
BUY HERE for $3
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes
Disinfecting is definitely essential in the age of Covid. And these wipes will work wherever you need to eliminate any viruses or germs. They also make it a snap to quickly swipe your bathroom, laundry, or kitchen counter (and keep your space totally sanitary).
BUY HERE for $12 (4 Pack)