Nobody likes attempting to clean something and having the attempt fail. Poor cleaning products can stain, do a poor job of absorption, or otherwise, not last very long. That’s where we come in. After rigorous testing of the best cleaning products, we come to recommendations that allow you to pick the best, most effective product — without breaking the bank.

The Best Cleaning Products

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    The Best Dish Soap

    July 21, 2017

    With 60 hours of researching and testing, we pitted 14 soaps against each other to find that Dr. Bronner's - Sal Suds was the best dish soap for doing dishes by hand.

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    The Best Baby Detergent

    April 20, 2017

    We spent 30 hours researching and a month of testing to find that Puracy is the best baby detergent that has a gentle formula and effective stain removal capabilities.

  • The Best Clothes Steamer

    April 13, 2017

    We spent many hours over a few weeks steaming shirts, drapes and dresses with 10 units to find two Jiffy models to be the best handheld and standing steamers for clothes.

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    The Best Steam Mop

    March 16, 2017

    After 30 hours of research, two weeks of in-home testing and having squeaky clean floors, we found the Bissell 19404 PowerFresh to be the best steam mop for most homes.

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    The Best Baby Wipes

    February 23, 2017

    After over 35 hours of research and weeks of testing with seven parents, considering ingredients, performance and other factors, we've found the best baby wipes.

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    The Best Laundry Detergent

    February 15, 2017

    The average household washes 50+ pounds of clothes a week, so it's important to have a detergent you can rely on. We spent over 45 hours researching and testing to find the best laundry detergent for your laundry room.

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    The Best Pressure Washer

    November 23, 2016

    Over two months and 40 hours of research and testing we found the best electric pressure washer for light and medium cleaning tasks, and the best gas pressure washer for heavy duty jobs.

  • Scrub Daddy Sponge Review

    September 22, 2016

    Scrub Daddy has sold millions of units since being featured on Shark Tank. Our in-house testing indicates that it is worthy of the hype.

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    The Best Laundry Stain Remover

    September 16, 2016

    With more than 30 hours of testing and lots of dirty shirts, we confidently determined that OxiClean Versatile is the best laundry stain cleaner available for the widest range of purposes.

  • The Best Kitchen Cleaning Sponge

    September 6, 2016

    Over two months and 40 hours of direct cleaning, we were able to come up with a clear winner for our best cleaning sponge test.

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    The Best Window Cleaner

    August 1, 2016

    Eight household tests of seven different glass cleaners, including a DIY option, led us to pick Windex as the best overall window cleaner.

  • The Best Paper Towel Brands

    July 5, 2016

    Eight household tests made after 30 hours of research led us to select the Brawny Pick-A-Size paper towel due to its excellence in durability, strength, absorbency and overall usability.