Cleaning’s a breeze with these 5 products that do the work for you
Just plop this magic machine on a carpet or upholstery stain and walk away. The water heats up and the deep-cleaning spiral-action brushes get to work sucking up even set-in stains. Bliss!
SpotBot ProHeat, $169.99; bissell.com
Stop lugging assorted squirt bottles all over the house — The Grime Fighter wipes everything from countertops to cabinets to that scuzzy high chair. Plus, it’s nontoxic and plant-based, so it’s good for the environment and safe to use around your sweetie pie.
The Grime Fighter All-Purpose Household Cleaner, $6.99, wipes, $7.99; babyganics.com
The new and improved Swiffer WetJet mop cleans floors in half the time of a traditional mop and bucket, and the dirt gets trapped inside the disposable pad instead of being pushed around. An antibacterial cleaning solution and one made just for wood floors are available now, too.
Swiffer WetJet starter kit, $21.99; Target stores
Banish stinky smells — the diaper pail, kitty litter, his socks — while you vacuum. Load these smart beads into the vacuum bag and a clean, natural scent is released, neutralizing odors. Pearl Packs (for bagless vacs), candles, sprays, and continuous-release gel crystals are also available.
Fresh Wave Vacuum Pearls, $12; fresh-wave.com
Outfit your family in these washable chenille microfiber slippers, then dust your floors as you cruise around your castle. Also available: Fuzzy Wuzzy dust mitt for your cleaning crew; it has a chenille side for dusting and a terry-cloth side for scrubbing.
Slipper Genie, adult’s $12.99, child’s $9.99, Fuzzy Wuzzy, $4.99; Bed Bath & Beyond stores