12 Best Cleaning Products for Your Home That Basically Do the Work for You

by Kristine Cannon
Mar 27, 2018 at 11:50 a.m. ET
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Let’s be honest here: For most of us, cleaning sucks. We won’t sugarcoat it. It’s that chore we almost always dread on Sundays. And when it’s time to really get down and dirty, sometimes the cleaning products you do have on hand just don’t cut it, and you find yourself spending hours trying to tackle one room of the home (and, yes, I’m talking about the bathroom — sometimes the kitchen). 

Not to mention, when it’s time to hit up Target to restock on supplies, you find yourself staring at the countless bottles and wipes asking yourself, “But will this actually work?!”

Allow us to save you the headache.

Not only have we narrowed down the seemingly endless options and curated only the best cleaning products for your home, but these products will also drastically reduce the amount of time you do spend cleaning — so you can spend a little less time scrubbing and more time relaxing.

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Weiman Stainless Steel Cleaner & Polish Trigger Spray
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Weiman Stainless Steel Cleaner & Polish trigger spray, $9.60 at Amazon

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Arm & Hammer Baking Soda
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Arm & Hammer Baking Soda, $9.92 at Amazon

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Bar Keepers Friend Multipurpose Household Cleanser
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Bar Keepers Friend multipurpose household cleanser, $1.99 at Target

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Mrs. Meyer's Basil Scent Multi-Surface Concentrate
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Mrs. Meyer's Basil Scent Multi-Surface Concentrate, $6.99 at Target

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Clorox Triple Action Dust Wipes
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Clorox Triple Action Dust Wipes, $6.39 at Walmart

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Pledge Furniture Wipes
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Pledge furniture wipes, $3.93 at Walmart

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Goo Gone Spray Gel Fresh Citrus
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Goo Gone Spray Gel in  Fresh Citrus, $4.19 at Target

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Method All-Purpose Cleaner, French Lavender
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Method All-Purpose Cleaner in French Lavender, $2.99 at Target

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Out White Brite Laundry Whitener
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Out White Brite Laundry Whitener, $3.97 at Walmart

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Pine-Sol Multi-Surface Cleaner Original
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Pine-Sol Multi-Surface Cleaner in original pine scent, $3.79 at Target

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Scrubbing Bubbles Penetrating Foam Bathroom Cleaner
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Scrubbing Bubbles Penetrating Foam Bathroom Cleaner, $3.14 at Target

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Swiffer WetJet Wood Hardwood Floor Spray Mop Starter Kit
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Swiffer WetJet Wood hardwood floor spray mop starter kit, $22.99 at Target