Do you ever wish your house would clean itself? Here’s a list of the best house cleaning tools, gadgets and devices that will practically clean your house for you? If you’re like me, you know that such a list would make your life SO MUCH easier.
I’ll let you in on a little secret. Or maybe it’s not a secret. Anyway, here it is.
I HATE cleaning. With a passion!
Maybe it’s because it’s so boring. Or maybe it’s because I’m allergic to dust and it makes me sneeze. Maybe I’m just really, really lazy.
I don’t mind cooking. I don’t mind grocery shopping. I don’t even mind doing laundry, although I’m not crazy about folding it and putting it away.
But I absolutely detest cleaning the house!
Lucky for us, we live in the 21st century. Over the past 20 years, so many tasks have become automated. I have compiled this list of the best house cleaning tools, cleaning gadgets and cleaning devices available that not only make cleaning easier (and we’re all about making cleaning easier), but will help save you precious time and energy so you can focus on more important things, like kicking back and binge watching Hulu.
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Best house cleaning tools for floors
If you have pets who shed, you need this broom. It’s made of rubber and gathers the fur and hair very effectively. This house cleaning tool works on both hard floors and carpets. The squeegee side is great on carpets and balls up the fur and hair so you can remove it from the carpet fibers.
While it’s great for picking up the fur and hair, it’s not the broom to get all the dirt particles off of your floor. We use our robot vacuum for that.
Smart Touchless Garbage Trash Bin – 1.3 Gallon Indoor Automatic Waste Can W/Motion Sensor Lid, Built-in Dirt Vacuum
This amazing 2-in-1 cleaning gadget has a motion sensor that automatically opens the trash can AND a built-in dirt and dust vacuum that will suck in all the dirt you swept up with your FURemover Pet Hair Removal Broom. This is truly a no hands required cleaning tool.
Dirt and debris get sucked directly into the trash can, which can be emptied into a trash bag. It’s one of the best house cleaning tools for pet owners.
We have this robot vacuum and we love it! While this cleaning device doesn’t have all the bells and whistles of the more expensive models, the price made it easily accessible for me. This cleaning tool works on both hard floors and carpet.
The charge is good for just over an hour, which allows plenty of time to go through the living and dining rooms and the kitchen. We have a dog who sheds like crazy, so we usually quickly sweep with the FURemover Pet Hair Removal Broom first so we don’t have to empty the dirt collection bin too often.
This cleaning gadget does a great job of cleaning the floors and I don’t have to do anything except empty it and charge it. Oh, and sometimes unstuck it. We will never be without one again.
This robot mop is the automated version of a Swiffer WetJet, except you don’t have to move it around. It can do that on its own. It’s a simple and small cleaning device for light to medium dirt. The only thing you have to do is fill this cleaning gadget with warm water, put on a clean pad and let it do its thing.
The iRobot Braava jet 240 Superior Robot Mop works on tile and other hard floors. It takes about 2-3 hours to charge and lasts for just under 2 hours. Don’t be tempted to use your own cleaner. The pads have a cleaner on them and excess liquid can result in streaks.
This is a remarkable cleaning device for someone who HATES mopping, like me! It gives a more thorough cleaning than the iRobot Braava jet 240 Superior Robot Mop with minimal effort. It’s easy to fill and to power on and off.
The reusable pads are thick, get the job done well and don’t leave streaks. It now only takes 15 minutes to clean the floors instead of the 45 minutes it used to take with a microfibre pad mop. This cleaning tool is a must-have if you have pets that constantly track dirt through the house.
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Best general house cleaning tools
If you have difficult to reach windows or large windows or many windows, this is the cleaning gadget for you! It has great suction and cleans with 2 circular spinning pads using only water.
Impress your friends and family with your clean windows while you tell the Gladwell Gecko Robot Window Cleaner to do all the work from your SmartPhone.
BONUS TIP: You can even use this versatile cleaning tool on your floors, tile walls and grout!
This awesome cleaning gadget automatically sprays your shower each time you use it. Just push the button and the machine will spray the cleaning solution on the walls.
It cleans mold, mildew and soap scum from the walls of your shower. No more scrubbing!
If you have a small kitchen and no room for a dishwasher, or if you rent and can’t have one installed, this counter-top dishwasher is the cleaning device for you!
This light and portable dishwasher doesn’t require a water hookup, although one is available. Without the hookup, you simply plug it in, pour water into the dispenser and press start. It heats up the water, washes and sanitizes. No more doing dishes by hand when you have this nifty cleaning tool.
While not fully automated, this versatile cleaning gadget does most of the work for you. Whether you need to scrub the grout, tub and toilet or you want to clean your car, this little cleaning tool does the job. It’s perfect for those hard to reach areas that need scrubbing.
The Super Sonic Scrubber saves so much effort and time at an affordable price. I think everyone could use one and highly recommend it.
Do you have allergies that leave you constantly sniffling and sneezing or pets that leave a lingering odor? This 3-stage HEPA air purifier has a remote control and a washable carbon filter. If you battle with hair and dust, this is the air cleaning device for you.
The Winix Air Purifier takes 5 minutes to set up and get running. You can manually run the machine on 4 fan settings, or choose auto mode and let the machine choose the settings, based on room conditions. No more sneezing or odors!
Best cleaning tools for your yard
While not quite a cleaning device, this robotic lawn mower will definitely save you time and energy. And it’s so cool! It knows how to get around your yard using guide wires and knows how to get itself home for a battery recharge.
Rain or shine, the Husqvarna Automower Robotic Lawn Mower can handle a variety of thicknesses of grass and is great for small to medium sized lawns. Who wouldn’t want to skip mowing the lawn and letting this do it for you?
If you hate cleaning greasy grills as much as I do, you need this back yard cleaning gadget! It’s easy to use and does a great job of cleaning any type of grill.
You just place it on the grill, push the start button and close the lid. In minutes you will have a spotless grill. If you like to cook out frequently, this is the cleaning tool for you!
Yes, there is a robot that cleans your gutters! No more risking your life climbing rickety ladders just to get leaves, dirt and debris out of your gutters.
This gutter cleaning gadget automatically brushes your gutters clean. Put it into the gutter, set it to clean and let it go. It does all the dirty work for you.
If you have a pool, you need this pool cleaning device. With 3 settings – every day, every other day, or every 3rd day – you’ll never need to worry about dirt in your pool again.
As it moves around the pool, it brushes the dirt off of the sides and bottom of the pool, while filtering the dirt from the water in an easy-clean basket. No more scooping with a net or getting wet with hand held vacuums. This cleaning gadget makes it enjoyable to maintain a pool.
There’s nothing quite as satisfying as watching a pressure washer at work. This cleaning gadget can be used for so many tasks including washing the grime off of bricks and concrete with very little effort.
The Sun Joe 14.5-Amp Electric Pressure Washer is easy to move around, lightweight and has great power while being very quiet. It’s a great little pressure washer and has a 2 year warranty to back it up.
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Best cleaning tools for pet owners
If you have pets, you know that accidents are inevitable. For some mysterious reason, pets like to make their messes on carpeted areas, instead of on hard floors that are easy to clean. And why do they love to jump on the furniture with dirty paws? That’s where this cleaning tool steps in and really shines.
All you have to do is clean up what you can with paper towels and blot the stain. Then set the Bissell SpotBot over the stain, push the button for the clean cycle you want, and let it do it’s thing. Wait for the beep and then use the attachment to suck up any excess water. If you add some Pet Oxy to the cleaning solution, you will be amazed with how clean your carpet or fabric gets!
While this is not technically a cleaning device, this definitely qualifies as a tool that makes your life easier. This pet feeder is great for both dogs and cats and has so many functions! If you can’t always be home to feed your pet on time, this feeder allows you to feed a specific amount of food at specific times of the day. It even has a function to record your voice to call your pet to eat. And it has a battery backup if the power goes out. How cool is that?
This gadget is reasonably priced and user friendly. It’s especially useful if you have to be away during your pet’s mealtimes or if you have to closely monitor what your pet eats.
This covered litter box helps to contain any smell and is easy to clean. After your cat uses the box, simply roll the whole box to the top and then put it back down again. The waste is deposited in the pull out tray to be easily removed, leaving the box ready to be used again. No scooping required!
This cat litter cleaning tool makes cleaning the litter fast and easy. There’s no mess and no more wasted time and energy. Try it!
Best manual cleaning tools for around the house
Cleaning blinds is never an easy job, but this little cleaning tool speeds up the process a little. The microfiber is the key to gathering all the dust and the design of the product makes it super easy to clean your blinds.
This combo pack includes a cobweb duster, microfiber feather duster, and a flexible ceiling fan duster. These home cleaning tools are a very durable quality and are washable, eliminating the need to buy refills.
This back-sparing set of cleaning gadgets makes cleaning almost enjoyable. The various brushes attach to your power drill to do all the scrubbing for you with minimal effort. Great for cleaning your bathrooms, kitchen and anywhere else some serious scrubbing is required.
This set of 3 cleaning tools captures dust, dirt, debris and grime from cars and other surfaces. Get the job done quickly and easily with these super absorbent microfiber dusters.
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What do you think of this list of the 22 best cleaning tools, cleaning gadgets and cleaning devices that make cleaning your house so much easier?
Is there something on this list you absolutely need? Or something you just want to simplify your life?
Did you add anything to your wishlist? Or did our list help you find that perfect gift for that friend who’s overwhelmed with house cleaning?
If you know of an awesome cleaning tool to make cleaning easier that didn’t make our list, let us know in the comments.