Essentials for Your Cleaning Kit

Everyone probably has glass cleaner and bleach, but you may not know you're missing these 10 essentials.

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If you love having a tidy house but hate housekeeping, one of the simplest and fastest ways to do the job and move on to better things is with a handy carryall loaded up with plenty of cleaning helpers. When you think dusting baseboards is a big yawn and scuff marks are a personal insult (why do some shoes do that?), we have a few tips that will get you out of the kitchen (laundry room, bathroom or basement) and into a recliner in time to watch your favorite reality show. After all, there are better things to do than spend your time with your finger wrapped around a bottle of disinfectant.