The Gifts Every Clean Freak Never Knew They Needed
We’ve rounded up a whole bunch of gifts made especially for the tidiest and cleanest person on your gift list this year. These gifts for neat freaks are all under $250.
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We’ve rounded up a whole bunch of gifts made especially for the tidiest and cleanest person on your gift list this year.
Neatmaster Ultrasonic Pest Repeller
No home is ever truly clean if there are mice or other unwanted critters darting into the cabinets and underneath the furniture. The Neatmaster Pest Repeller uses ultrasonic waves to drive away rodents and other infestations. The best part is all you have to do is plug it in and turn it to one of three settings that range from chasing off a single mouse to taking care of major infestations. No more hassling with traps or leaving poison around the house.
EUFY Boost IQ 15C Max Robot Vacuum Cleaner
Even the most dedicated clean freaks appreciate the ease and convenience of a set-it-and-forget-it robot vacuum. The Boost IQ feature on the Eufy 15C automatically adjusts suction power when it transitions from hard floors to carpet or other areas where the mess might be especially tough to pick up. And with two side brushes, a center roller, powerful suction and a generous 36.5-inch dustbin, it can handle the dirtiest floors without having to be constantly emptied. It also connects to WiFi and integrates with Alexa, Google Assistant or your smartphone. No wonder this made the list of our favorite vacuum cleaners.
Folding laundry is easily one of the most tedious tasks on anyone’s to-do list, but it’s got to be done. The MiracleFold folding board makes it easier and faster to power through the laundry pile, and it’s even kind of fun to use. Your laundry room and dresser drawers will thank you.
Vansky UV Blacklight Flash Light
For some, ignorance is bliss, but for those who do want to look a little closer to find those hidden stains, this UV flashlight is the perfect gift. It’s great for detecting pet urine spots or other dry stains on any surface. It’s small size makes it convenient for travel too, for a more revealing look at that hotel room.
Rocco & Roxie Supply Professional Strength Stain and Odor Eliminator
We have yet to find a better product for eliminating pet urine stains and odors from carpet, which is why Rocco & Roxie is one of our top picks among cleaning products. This enzymatic cleaner contains natural bacteria that feed on the ammonia crystals found in urine, effectively breaking down the stain and any odors.
The Drill Brush
Say goodbye to cleaning filthy grout with an old toothbrush. The Drill Brush Power Scrubber comes with three different brushes for cleaning every possible nook and cranny that you can image. They attach to any drill to save you time and elbow grease.
Envoin Ionic Pro Turbo Air Purifier
Ionizers get rid of everything from allergens and viruses to the hazardous particulates from pollutants like smog and wildfire smoke so you can breathe a little easier. The sleek-looking Envion Ionic Pro Turbo tower, our top pick among air ionizers, gets rid of 99.9 percent of nanoparticles that pollute your indoor environment. It has easy-to-clean front-loading collection blades, and it uses less energy than an average fluorescent bulb. The manufacturer claims it effectively destroys most cold and influenza viruses.
Portable UV Sanitizing Wand
This portable UV sanitizing wand ($100) uses ultraviolet light to kill the nasty germs and bacteria that call hard surfaces home. This sanitizing wand is laboratory-proven to eliminate up to 99 percent of germs in seconds. It kills the germs and allergens found on hard surfaces at home, in the office, on public transportation and other public places.
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Pressurized Steam Cleaner
This pressurized steam cleaner ($40) is 100 percent natural. The hot pressurized steam eliminates grease, grime, mold, stains and bed bugs without harsh chemicals. It’s also lightweight, portable and safe to use on lots of surfaces — ceramic tile, granite, waterproof wood flooring, laminate tiles, most cotton and wool carpets and washable wallpaper.
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This isn’t an old fashioned super-clunky label maker. This portable and modern Bluetooth label maker ($99) has the same functionality of the original, only lightweight and compact. It’s also loaded with predesigned templates and a choice of fonts, frames and symbols. Here are 12 tips for organizing with a label system.
This device uses bluetooth wireless technology to design and print pre-designed or custom labels up to 24mm (one inch) wide from your Apple or Android mobile device or desktop.
Multi-Purpose Microfiber Cleaning Clothes
These super absorbent microfiber cleaning clothes ($11) are ultra soft, scratch-free and ideal for any surface. Use them when you’re dusting furniture, wiping down your kitchen countertops or detailing your car.
Amazon reviewers love them as part of their go-to cleaning toolkit. One reviewer says, “If you care for your microfiber towels, they will do all the things they are supposed to do. Read laundry care label. I color code the towels for each purpose. Some for dishes. Others for the icky stuff. Perfect for glass and mirrors.”