28 Cleaning Products for Lazy People Who Want a Neat Home With Minimal Effort

If you hate cleaning, but just want to get it done, these are the easy-to-use, problem-solving products you need in your life.

By Marenah Dobin Aug 25, 2023 10:00 AMTags
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There's just something so comforting about a sparkling clean home, right? The part with the cleaning, scrubbing, and dusting? Not so much. If you just want to skip to the good part and have a tidy home, you just need to shop smarter. There are so many cleaning products that will do the work for you.

Get game-changing tools like robotic vacuums, automatic mops, battery-powered makeup brush cleaners, and gigantic lint rollers. Prevent stains with an automatic toilet bowl cleaners and stain-repellent sprays. A personal favorite product are these carpet stain removal pads. You put one on the floor, stomp on it with your foot, and come back a half hour later to a clean floor.

Work smarter, not harder, and get the clean house of your dreams with these must-have products.

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Sauberkugel The Clean Ball- Sticky Inside Ball Picks up Dust, Dirt and Crumbs in your Purse, Bag, Or Backpacks

It's kind of gross to think about how dirty the inside of your bag may be. Put this cleaning ball in your go-to bag. The inside is sticky, so it picks up dirt, dust, and crumbs. You don't have to do a thing. It doesn't get easier than this one, right?

It comes in three colors and it has 2,800+ 5-star Amazon reviews.

Abnaok Angry Mama Microwave Oven Steam Cleaners

Just add vinegar and water to the Angry Mom Microwave Cleaner, set the microwave timer for 5-7 minutes, and all of the microwave crud will be gone. It has 3,000+ 5-star Amazon reviews.


Woolite At-Home Dry Cleaner Dry Cleaning Cloths and Stain Removal, Easy to Use, Safe on Wool, Cashmere, and Designer Jeans, Fresh Scent, 14 Cloths

Save on your dry cleaning bill and use these wipes at home. Use a wipe to spot clean a stain, toss your garment in the dryer for 20 minutes, and you're good to go. These cloths have 2,600+ 5-star Amazon reviews.

Bissell Stomp 'N Go Pet Lifting Pads + Oxy for Stain Removal on Carpet & Area Rug Cleaning, 20 Pack

I don't think cleaning is fun, but stomp and go pads are an enjoyable way to remove stains. Put the pad on top of a carpet stain, stomp on it with your foot, and leave the pad on the ground for at least 30 minutes. For super set-in stains, you can leave the pad on the floor for 24-hours. All you have to do is lift up the pad and your stain will be gone, no scrubbing at all. 

These stain removal pads have 6,200+ 5-star Amazon reviews.

Wet & Forget Shower Cleaner Weekly Application Requires No Scrubbing, Bleach-Free Formula, 64 Ounce (Pack of 1)

Don't spend your day scrubbing your shower. Instead spray this all over your shower once a week. Leave it on for 8-12 hours and then run the water. This spray gets rid of soap scum and build up without the need for scraping or scrubbing. Another nice thing about Wet & Forget is that it doesn't smell like bleach or other harsh cleaning products. It just has a refreshing, light vanilla scent. This product has 25,300+ 5-star Amazon reviews.

Goo Gone Adhesive Remover Spray Gel - 2 Pack and Sticker Lifter - Removes Chewing Gum Grease Tar Stickers Labels Tape Residue Oil Blood Lipstick Mascara

This is my favorite cleaning product. I initially bought it because I was struggling to take price tags off of glassware without scratches. This is great to remove adhesive, waterproof makeup, grease, oil, gum, and other stains that are normally so tough to clean. Just spray it and leave it on for a few minutes. If it's a really difficult stain, wait a little long. And then you just wipe it all away. This two-bottle set comes with a scraper.

This spray has 18,200+ 5-star Amazon reviews.

Shinery Radiance Wash, Jewelry Cleaner

This product was on Oprah's Favorite Things List in 2022. This hand soap cleanses your hands and cleans your jewelry at the same time. No more taking off your rings when you wash your hands or setting time aside to break out a jewelry cleaner. This product does it all at once.


Clorox Ultra Clean Toilet Tablets Bleach & Blue, Rain Clean Scent 2.47 Ounces Each, 4 Count

This is such a classic product. After just five minutes, your toilet is sanitized and this tablet keeps it clean and fresh for up to four months. This product prevents stains, dodorizes, and it removes limescale stains. These tablets have 25,600+ 5-star Amazon reviews.

Platinum Dishwashing Liquid Dish Soap, Refreshing Rain Scent

I love cooking almost as much as I love eating, but cleaning up the pots, pans, and dishes after a meal? No, thank you. This spray makes everything easier. Just spray it on and wipe. For very set-in stains, leave it on for a few minutes. It doesn't get any easier than this. No more scrubbing. This product has 27,800+ 5-star Amazon reviews.

Scotchgard Fabric Water Shield, Water Repellent Spray for Clothing and Household Upholstery Items, Long-Lasting Water Repellent

The best way to save time removing stains is to just prevent them from happening. Scotchguard is just such a classic product. This spray waterproofs fabric, prevents stains, and it has 17,100+ 5-star Amazon reviews.

A shopper said, "Works like magic. Good product. Liquid just slides off. When you spray it you have to leave home because the scent is strong. Dry's quick."

TriNova Non-Aerosol Stain Guard - Fabric Protection Spray

If you prefer to use a spray that isn't an aerosol, check out this stain-repelling product with 4,200+ 5-star Amazon reviews.

A shopper said, "Works miracles!" Another reviewed, "I bought this to use on my area rugs when my 4 yr old grandson came to live w me. We have had juice, yogurt, Popsicles & milk spilled & this product has protected my rugs like new."

Smart Design Large Mega Floor Lint Roller with Ergonomic Handle - Aluminum Tubes - Includes Adhesive Sheets - for Cleaning, Carpet, Car, Clothing, and Pet Hair

Take lint rolling to the next level. This giant roller is great to pick up hard-to-clean dust, dirt, lint, pet hair, and more small debris. It has 2,600+ 5-star Amazon reviews.

Persil Laundry Detergent Liquid, Free and Sensitive, Unscented and Hypoallergenic for Sensitive Skin, 2X Concentrated, 110 Loads

I don't have the time to spot clean stains. As someone who loves self-tanner and makeup on top of being a messy eater, a good laundry detergent is an essential timesaver. This is my favorite detergent. It removes stains and it's unscented, so my skin doesn't get irritated. This detergent has 1,800+ 5-star Amazon reviews.

Pulidiki Cleaning Gel for Car

This gel is a quick way to remove dirt and dust from your car, keyboard, drawers, remote control, and other tough-to-clean spaces. It has 36,300+ 5-star Amazon reviews.

Yueiehe 5 Pairs Multi-Function Dust Duster Mop Slippers

Clean your floors while you walk around your home when you wear these microfiber duster slippers. This bundle comes with five pairs. You can also put these on a swiffer or use them with your hand to clean up.

These have 1,200+ 5-star reviews, with one shopper sharing, "This is a great way to get the kids to help keep the floors clean. They love wearing the dust monsters lol. Not only can I have the kids wear them I can place them on my swiffer and it worked great." 

Lysol Click Gel Automatic Toilet Bowl Cleaner- Mango & Hibiscus (Set of 6)

Let your toilet clean itself every time you flush. Attach this inside the toilet bowl and it will deliver freshness for 12 weeks. This product has 27,100+ 5-star Amazon reviews.

iRobot Roomba 694 Robot Vacuum-Wi-Fi Connectivity, Personalized Cleaning Recommendations, Works with Alexa, Good for Pet Hair, Carpets, Hard Floors, Self-Charging

If you hate vacuuming, but want clean floors get this robotic vacuum which picks up dirt, dust, and debris from carpets and hard floors. It has 11,600+ 5-star Amazon reviews.

irobot Braava Jet M6 WiFi Mop

Don't stop at the robotic vacuum. Get a robotic mop too and make your life even easier. 

It has 4,700+ 5-star Amazon reviews, with one shopper sharing, "This might be the best purchase I ever made in my entire life. I've tried various things over the years to try to keep my wood, linoleum and tile floors clean from dirt, debris and dog hair, including the latest top-of-the line Dyson V15 laser cordless, and I was at wit's end until I found the Braava."

Premium Makeup Brush Cleaner Dryer Super-Fast Electric Brush Cleaner

It's annoying to clean makeup brushes (and to clean in general), but it really is vital for your skin. Dirty brushes full of makeup lead to bacteria build-up. Additionally, a clean brush is best for an even makeup application. And onto the hack....

Instead of washing your brushes by hand and waiting for them to dry, you can save yourself some time and effort and just get this makeup brush cleaner. Just put some makeup brush cleaning liquid in the bowl and turn on the brush cleaner to spin the brush to clean. After the dirt is out, you can spin the brush again until it's dry. It's really that simple and so worth it. Just ask the 9,900+ Amazon shoppers who left 5-star reviews.

Pink Stuff the Miracle Multi-Purpose Cleaner- Set of 3

I'm obsessed with the TikTok-famous Pink Stuff cleaning paste, but I just wanted a more user-friendly product with that same effective formula. This spray is just as good as the paste, but it's just much more convenient to use. I don't have to scrub my counters clean. All I have to do is wipe and the work is already done. The spray is effective on multiple surfaces and it has a nice clean smell that's not overpowering. 


Green Gobbler Liquid Hair Drain Clog Remover & Cleaner, For Toilets, Sinks, Tubs - Septic Safe, 2 Pack

As someone with a ton of hair, this product is an absolute essential to unclog the drain. I slowly pour it in, leave it overnight, and then I pour in hot water and there's an immediate improvement. I always make sure I have this on hand. This drain clog remover has 15,900+ 5-star Amazon reviews.

Aroeve Air Purifiers for Home

How do you clean the air in your home? By doing absolutely nothing. Just plug this in and it will address smoke, pollen, dander, and more from your space. This air purifier has 5-star 11,400+ Amazon reviews, with one shopper sharing, "Shockingly efficient. I admit that I had low expectations because of the price, but it works really well. I recently got two kittens, and this is now in the room where their litter boxes are. You can't smell it at all."

Tovolo Vented Collapsible Medium Microwave Cover (Charcoal) - Splatter Guard & Colander Kitchen Gadget for Food & Meal Prep

You'll cut down on the microwave cleanup with this splatter cover. Put this over your dish and it will keep the splatter off your microwave. It even keeps the steam contained for more reheating. If you don't feel like cleaning the microwave splatter cover, it can be washed in the dishwasher. You can also flip this over to use as a strainer. It has 49,300+ 5-star Amazon reviews.


Stock Your Home Disposable Gas Burner Liners

Stop yourself from cleaning your stove so often by putting down these aluminum liners before you cook. These have 17,200+ 5-star Amazon reviews, with one shopper sharing, "Bought these because I was tired of scrubbing the stove burner covers that came with my oven. These covers are very easy to install and remove when its time to replace them. It comes with A LOT of these covers and its lasted me months."

EyeVac PRO Touchless Stationary Vacuum

Every time I sweep dirt into a dustpan, I never seem to pick it all up and it's so frustrating. This makes sweeping so much easier. Just sweep dirt directly in front of the EyeVac PRO Touchless Stationary Vacuum and it picks up everything for you.

It has 10,000+ 5-star Amazon reviews, with one shopper sharing, "Simply amazing! This thing…this little piece of magic has cut my sweeping time in half. It's so easy to just sweep when you see something and be done. I do wish I had a few more around the house. So far there has been NOTHING it will not suck up."

PetSafe ScoopFree Self-Cleaning Cat Litter Box - Never Scoop Litter Again - Hands-Free Cleanup with Disposable Crystal Tray - Less Tracking, Better Odor Control - Health Counter Helps Monitor Your Cat

Cleaning up the litter box is no one's favorite chore. This automated litter box does all the work for you.

It has 5,000+ 5-star Amazon reviews, with one shopper sharing, "Works Great, Cat loves it, worth every penny.  I absolutely love this thing. It works really well. My cat is really big, like 18 lbs and he still fits fine in the litter box which I was worried about. Sooo much better than having to clean a litter box. If you're on the edge of buying it, just get it and you will thank yourself later."

Easy Off Specialty Kitchen Degreaser Cleaner

Instead of spending an hour scrubbing your oven, use this spray. It gets rid of burned food and grease immediately. You will not regret buying this to clean your oven or stove.

It has 9,300+ 5-star Amazon reviews, with one shopper sharing, "Bought it for my mom. She's been scrubbing the aluminum surfaces in the kitchen to clean them, so I bought her this instead. Just spray on and wipe it off. All dirt and grease will come off. No need to scrub. Afterwards, the surface is free of dirt and feels squeaky clean without grease."

Quick & Clean 6-Pack Cleaning Cups for Keurig Machines - 2.0 Compatible, Stain Remover, Non-Toxic

If you can't remember the last time you cleaned your coffee machine, add these to your cart. The pods are so easy to use. Just brew a large cycle with the cleaner pod. Then another one with just water and you'll get rid of stains and residues. This product has 33,300+ 5-star Amazon reviews.

Still shopping? This laptop and phone cleaning tool has 8,800+ 5-Star Amazon reviews.

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—Originally published December 8, 2022 at 3 AM PT.