We Yahoo shopping editors take spring cleaning seriously — here are our 13 favorite products to get the dirty work done

If there’s anyone you can count on for spring cleaning advice, it’s our team of professional shoppers – we’ve tested countless products! (Amazon/QVC)

The days are getting longer, the temperatures are getting warmer… and you know what that means. Time for spring cleaning! Getting our house in order can bring a sense of satisfaction to some, but many of us dread the absolute dread of having to rid our living space of filth. That’s where our team of retail experts come in.

As Yahoo Life editors, we test products all day, every day, so we know a thing or two about the best products that will make quick (dirty) work of your cleaning needs. From a best-selling Bissell carpet steamer for removing tough stains to an electric scrubber that actually cleans your shower for you, these are the 13 finds we’ll be making this season.

Spring cleaning must-haves from Yahoo Shopping Editors


“I get really excited at the thought of using this steam cleaner – and no, it’s not just me saying that. While it works just about anywhere, I especially love it on areas that are a pain to keep clean, like window rails, my microwave and the grout between floor tiles. Although it only uses water, Bissell claims it eliminates 99.9% of germs and bacteria. That means it’s a cleaner and disinfectant in one. What’s better than that?!” Amanda Garrity, Gift Guides Editor

$36 at Amazon


“This year I want to make spring cleaning as practical as possible. That’s why these toilet cleaning stamps have become my new best friend. I just stamp a little gel on the inside of the bowl, and every time someone flushes, it foams up and prevents build-up. dirt builds up between deep cleanings. Now I don’t have to scrub my toilet as often, and it has a nice, fresh scent too! Plus, it’s quite fun to use.” —Britt Ross, Offers Writer

$5 at Amazon


“I saw a video on TikTok of a woman’s floor being mopped after using a Swiffer for just two years — and I was shocked. It was enough to turn this Swiffer stan into a real mop, and I I chose this one. It’s still easy to use – it’s cordless, has washable mop pads, and washes my floors quickly – but the rotary scrubbers give it a little more oomph. I use it with Method’s Squirt & Mop Wood Floor Cleaner to clean my floors to really sparkle. —Ellie Conley, senior business editor

$50 at QVC


“The glass hob in our apartment was absolutely filthy when my partner and I moved in. After much trial and error, this polish is the only one that actually removes all the grime. It comes with a scraper and several scouring pads and the combination really gets everything out – all the stains, burnt on food, old grease and anything else that builds up on the surface. I now clean the glass top every few days to keep it from getting dirty again (and it’s quite fun! ) I am confident this helped save our deposit!” —Izabella Zaydenberg, deputy editor

$20 at Amazon


“I enjoy cleaning (most of the time), but I despise cleaning the shower. It’s so hard to get to all that mortar. After hearing so much about how great this scrubber is, I decided it was time to give it a try – and man, does this thing work? All I have to do is hold it in place and it does most of the work for me. But the benefits don’t stop there! The multiple cleaning heads mean I can use it for any job that requires more than average elbow grease, even cleaning the fresh coat of paint…sorry, I mean pollen, from my car.’ —Patrick Hearn, deals writer

Check out our full Khelfer Electric Spin Scrubber review for more.

$34 at Amazon


“I hate cleaning the bathroom. Mold, mildew, and soap scum annoy me more than anything. I hated looking at my filthy shower, but also dreaded spending hours scrubbing away all the grime. I decided to try this mold removal gel. You apply it, let it sit for 5 to 8 hours and then wipe it clean. I’m happy to report that it actually works! The most annoying parts of my shower are now bright white thanks to this Amazon one find.” —Jeanine Edwards, commercial director

Check out Jeanine’s full Sugelary Mold Remover Gel review for more.

$13 at Amazon


“This Amazon No. 1 bestseller is a savior in keeping rugs and upholstery in top shape. It’s also incredibly easy to use, super compact and fairly lightweight. Check out my full review of Bissell Little Green Carper and Upholstery Cleaner for more information – and Look! – how I recently relied on it to rejuvenate one of my precious rugs.” —Kristin Granero, senior commerce writer

$98 at Amazon


“Fabuloso will always be, well, one awesome choice for cleaning dirt and grime from a wide variety of surfaces – my personal favorite use? Getting floors spotless! It’s incredibly affordable: less than $5 per bottle, and because it’s a 2x concentrated formula, a little goes a long way. Plus, that fresh lavender scent always reminds me how clean everything is when I’m done.” —Carrie McCabe, senior deals writer

$4 at Amazon


“Melamine sponges are the best-kept secret in cleaning and can spot-scrub almost any surface without the need for a cleanser. The generic sponges are exactly the same as the branded version (Mr. Clean Magic Sponge), but much cheaper; you can use e.g. get a pack of 50 (!) for about $17, versus $11 for a Mr. Clean pack of 10.” —Rick Broida, senior technology writer

$17 at Amazon


“I leave some patio chairs and tables outside all winter (these things are heavy!), so everything needs a clean in the spring. (And yes, I know to use patio furniture covers!) OxiClean powder is the best product I’ve found a way to tackle all that grime. I just pour it into a bucket with some water and get to work with a scrub brush. It’s also great for whitening whites in the wash. ‘ —Nicole Sforza, editor-in-chief

$9 at Amazon


“After years of using the Swiffer WetJet on my apartment floors, I recently made the switch to Swiffer’s new Power Mop – and, boy, am I glad I did. The cleaning pad has hundreds of powerful scrubbing strips and attaches easily to the mop head. Then all you have to do is spray and mop to remove all that dirt and grime from your floor. I love that the large swivel head makes it easy to clean under furniture and baseboards to make – so Swiffer, right? When you’re done, just throw away the dirty cleaning pad. The mop is also super slim, so easy to store in my small closet.” —Rory Halperin, Senior Commerce Editor, Branded Content & Special Projects

$30 at Amazon


“These wipes are a classic for a reason! Not only do they kill 99.9% of viruses and bacteria, but they are also easy to use and work right away. I keep a pack of these wipes under my kitchen and bathroom sink and wipe all dirt. my flat surfaces weekly. Plus, they don’t smell super offensive or chemical – just fresh. Get this 3-pack for $13 – that’s $0.06 per wipe!” —Julia Webb, trading manager

$13 at Amazon


“Despite the constant mopping, the wooden floors in my apartment looked cluttered rough – like abandoned house rough. No Pine Sol or Fabuloso helped. So in an effort to give them a little new life without annoying my landlord for a drastic freshening, I bought this cleaning and polishing combo. And let me tell you: this stuff brought them back to a shimmering, bowling alley-like shine. The results went beyond what I thought this stuff would do, and I couldn’t be happier.” —Scott Simone, editor-in-chief

$27 at Amazon

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