The Baseboard Buddy Has More Than 21,000 Ratings on Amazon—Here’s Why People Love It

The Amazon-loved Baseboard Buddy takes the aches and pains out of cleaning baseboards.

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Baseboards are among the hardest areas of a home to clean. Vacuum mop combos can only go so far, and clearing the dust and grime from your baseboards can mean hours spent scrubbing on your hands and knees. And it feels like as soon as you finish, they’re dirty all over again. But Amazon shoppers have found an easier way to clean your baseboards without any backache involved: the Baseboard Buddy.

With more than 21,000 ratings on Amazon and a 4.1-star average, it’s an as-seen-on-TV product that actually works, and a spring cleaning tip you’ll wish you knew sooner. Finally, swiping dust from baseboards, drapes and blinds can become a quick and easy part of your regular cleaning schedule.

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What is a Baseboard Buddy?

This easy-to-use cleaning tool resembles a Swiffer but seamlessly glides across baseboard panels and lifts the dirt away. Sure, you could use a microfiber mop or vacuum cleaner to remove the dust from your baseboards, but they’re not all that well-designed for those hard-to-reach spots. An antibacterial wipe or The Pink Stuff could technically get into those nooks and crannies, but the Baseboard Buddy is an even better option.

Using a Baseboard Buddy means no more getting down on your hands and knees to scrub away the dirt. Instead, just adjust the 60-inch handle to your liking and move your arms while standing upright. And since its head is just the right size for small spaces, it’s not unwieldy. It even conforms to your molding’s ridges to clean every curve and can rotate 360 degrees to hit every angle.

The Baseboard Buddy isn’t just another one-use cleaning product to take up space in your closet, though. It collapses into a portable unit for easy storage. The cleaning pad covers most baseboards and can even be used wet or dry. Pairing it with the editor-loved Tineco iFloor 3 vacuum mop or other carpet cleaners will have your floors and baseboards sparkling in no time.

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How to use a Baseboard Buddy

To use the Baseboard Buddy, simply snap on the reusable cleaning pad and extend the handle to your desired length. The microfiber cleaning pad gently glides across the surface. Spray some of your favorite cleaning product on the pad to eliminate especially stubborn dirt and grime.

Don’t just use it on the baseboards. The cleaning tool also works wonders on blinds, banisters, ceiling fan blades, door frames and other tricky spots. Some reviewers even use it to clean the top of artwork frames and TVs. It’s a great option for those with back or knee problems or those who are too short to reach higher places.

The textured fibers in the cleaning pad allow it trap dust and dirt, regardless of whether the pad is wet or dry. When it’s time to change pads, snap off the pad (similar to how you would with a Swiffer) and replace it with one of the three included in the kit. Wash the dirty pad with soap or mild detergent and let it dry.

The best Amazon user reviews

As a quick-acting cleaning product, be prepared to cut your cleaning time in half with a Baseboard Buddy. Here are some other reasons why Amazon users love theirs.

Lori Sitzler doesn’t think anyone should go without a Baseboard Buddy. “One of the best cleaning tools I own in my home,” she writes. “It’s way better than the Swiffer. I use it for everything I need to dust. Not just for baseboards anymore! Plus it can be washed and air-dried! Love my baseboard buddy!”

I have an older dog that ‘marks’ around the house,” adds five-star reviewer, Mary-Kay. “This baseboard cleaner has made cleaning with a urine smell eliminator so easy. It is making it easier to stop his behavior!” 

As someone who is legally blind and has a bad back, Becky Smith thinks it’s “the best cleaning tool ever!” She adds, “No bending needed and it’s easy to get behind furniture…I am so pleased with this tool that removes dirt and dust that might otherwise be overlooked.”

Where to buy the Baseboard Buddy

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Ready to finally have squeaky-clean baseboards with minimal effort? The Baseboard Buddy is available on Amazon for $24.99 and at Walmart for $29.99. Don’t wait to add it to your cart, it’s a clean house secret you won’t want to miss out on.

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Casey Clark
Casey is a reviews and shopping expert for covering the latest in kitchen and household products. When she’s not on deadline, you can find her out to brunch with friends or exploring New York City's latest Broadway shows.