23 Gifts for People Who Can’t Stop Cleaning Their Houses
Forget about decking the halls—let's clean them!
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The right gift for the right person
We all know at least one person who’s a bit of a cleaning fanatic. Maybe they enjoy the therapeutic process of ridding their grout of all grossness or the novelty of a new cleaning gadget that makes the job way more satisfying. Or maybe it’s simply the fact that they enjoy the relaxing “ahhh” moment that comes from knowing that their home is impeccably spotless, smells amazing, and has everything is in its proper place. Not to mention, with so many people quaran-cleaning and organizing their homes while on lockdown—something that’s likely to continue while we’re stuck inside this winter—many would probably appreciate a gift that lets them take their home cleaning and organizing to the next level.
Already have someone in mind? Good, because we’ve got the perfect holiday gift guide for you! Each item on this list is perfect for people who can’t stop—won’t stop!—cleaning their house and love every minute of it. From thoughtful stocking stuffers like a candle that smells like laundry to game-changing gadgets that clean better and faster, there is a gift here for every type of Monica Geller. For more perfect presents, check out this list of Christmas gifts for people who are impossible to shop for.
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For the multitasker: Rejuvenate Click N Clean Multi-Surface Spray Mop System
Your giftee will appreciate that this mop multitasks and saves space in the closet. It features an adjustable spray mop with a flexible rotating head, a reusable microfiber cleaning pad and dusting pad, a soft scrub pad, a grout brush, a bottle of cleaner, and three bottle adapters. Fans love that it’s easily maneuverable and effective on hardwood, tile, and linoleum floors. They also rave that the grout brush works like magic—and is a lifesaver since you won’t have to get down on your hands and knees to do the usual dirty work. Don’t miss these other 18 products that’ll clean your house in less than an hour.
For the vacuum-obsessed: Tineco Pure One X Stick Vacuum
Any cleaning fiend will love this cordless, ultra-lightweight two-in-one vacuum. Not only does it take the form of both a traditional floor vacuum and handheld vacuum, but it boasts an iLoop smart sensor that detects dirt and optimizes suction in real time. Plus, its HEPA system removes 99.97 percent of allergens. If you’re buying for a pet parent, you may also want to check out these vacuums specifically designed to tackle dog and cat hair.
For the cleaning-supply hoarder: Sorbus Household Cleaning Supplies Organizer
Let’s get meta. Those who’ve already amassed a healthy supply of cleaning gadgets might like to organize said gadgets. This handy wall-mounted bracket stores everything from scrubbers to brooms. It’s approved for indoor and outdoor use, and it’s super affordable, so snag a few. Here are more of the best home organization tools under $30.
For the laundry fanatic: Household Essentials Rolling Quad Laundry Sorter
Managing laundry will be way easier with this four-compartment sorter. And if your giftee tells everyone in the house what goes where, laundry will take half the time. You may also want to share this guide on how to do laundry with them.
For the DIY-er: JJovce Amber Glass Spray Bottles
Maybe he likes to mix essential oils with distilled water for a DIY air freshener, or maybe she’s got her own recipe for an all-purpose cleaner. The options are limitless with this duo of pretty amber glass spray bottles, which boast UV protection for their contents and have adjustable squeeze-handle pump sprayers. If you’re on a budget, here are another 100 stocking stuffers under $10.
For the space maximizer: Ainsley Over-the-Toilet Baskets
Not only is this over-the-toilet ladder from Pottery Barn a chic addition to any bathroom—but it’ll also help keep things more organized. The hardwood, moisture-resistant ladder fits over any standard-size toilet, and the baskets are sold separately. FYI, though, you shouldn’t store these 11 things in the bathroom.
For the adventurous: Coway Bidetmega 150 Smart Electronic Bidet Seat
A bidet might seem like a strange gift, but any clean freak who values excellent bathroom and personal hygiene will love it. The Bidetmega 150 features i-wave technology that accommodates all derrieres, and it even cleans itself. Never used one of these yourself? Find out why one woman tried a bidet and will never use toilet paper again.
For the paper saver: Savor “The Vault” All-in-One Desk Organizer
The Vault provides a chic, safe place for important papers and/or mementos. It comes with 10 vertical, acid-free files and two drawers with adjustable compartments. This could be a great gift for grandparents. Fill it with personal mementos for an extra special touch.
For the detail-oriented: Rubbermaid Reveal Power Scrubber
Grody grout, around-the-faucet gunk, and hard-to-reach corners won’t stand a chance when your giftee wields this power scrubber from Rubbermaid. It cleans two times faster than by hand, and it even has an ergonomic grip for better comfort.
For the time-efficient: Kärcher K3 Follow Me Electric Pressure Washer
Pressure washers not only clean extraordinarily well in less time, but they’re also fun to use. This compact version was designed to follow the user around while they work. Is your cleaning fanatic also a car fanatic? Share these cleaning tricks from professional car washers.
For the cat owner: Litter Robot Cat Side Table
Modern furniture meets organization meets a purrfect spot for kitty in this new product from Litter Robot. It not only provides a minimalist, tucked away spot for cats, but it also doubles as a surface for pet parents to use. For another great pick, also check out the Litter Robot 4.
For the candle lover: Anecdote Candles Laundry Day
A candle that smells like freshly laundered clothes means your giftee can relish in that sweet, sweet scent even without folding a single garment. Plus, this hand-poured candle is made with a coconut-soy wax blend and is free of phthalates, so nothing toxic gets released when it burns.
For the soccer parent: Lynk Sports Rack with Adjustable Hooks
Anyone who’s a sports enthusiast or who has kids who play ball will benefit from this storage rack. It fits a variety of different sports equipment including shoes, rackets, mitts, and tennis balls to basketballs. Check out these 50 organizing tips you’ll wish you knew sooner.
For the deep cleaner: Shark Lift-Away Pro Steam Pocket
Your giftee will enjoy the flexibility of this steamer from Shark. It’s a two-in-one steam pocket mop that you can use on floors, as well as on other surfaces when you remove the handle. There’s also a cloth side and a scour side for extra cleaning power, and you can even use it as a handheld fabric steamer.
For the minimalist: Coway Airmega 150C HEPA Air Purifier
This compact air purifier services rooms up to 214 square feet, capturing and reducing up to 99.97 percent of .3-micron particles in the air. That includes odor-causing particles, pollen, pollutants, and allergens. It’s not much bigger than a shoe box! Can an air purifier kill coronavirus germs in the air? We investigated.
For anyone with hard floors: Tineco Floor One S3 Smart Cordless Wet Dry Vacuum Cleaner
Your giftee can tackle any hard flooring with this two-in-one vacuum and mop. The satisfying collection of dirty, mucky water that you can dump afterward makes the cleaning experience that much better. Here are more of the best vacuum mop combos with near-perfect reviews.
For the kitchen organizer: Simple Houseware Stackable Can Rack Organizer
You know what sends an organizational enthusiast into a fit of anxiety? A pile of haphazard cans thrown into the pantry. That problem is fixed in a jiffy with this stackable can rack, which has more than 1,800 five-star reviews on Amazon. For more surefire hits, check out these other Amazon products with practically perfect reviews.
For the label lover: Seseno 7-Piece Airtight Food Storage Container Set
Speaking of pantry organization, this seven-piece food storage container set goes marvelously with the can organizer. It even comes with labels and a chalk marker for an extra satisfying organization binge. Here are more pantry organization ideas you’ll wish you knew all along.
For the cook: DecoBros Pan Organizer Shelf Rack
That messy nest of frying pans doesn’t have to exist. This convenient rack will take care of the problem in seconds, and it can sit upright or sideways. Learn another 20 kitchen organizing ideas that will free up so much space.
For the cacti enthusiast: Boon Cacti Bottle Cleaning Brush Set
It might look like an unassuming assortment of charming cacti, but it’s really a covert set of bottle and glass cleaning brushes! It comes with four different sizes to ensure no glass is left unclean.
For the fridge organizer: The Home Edit Divided Fridge Drawer
These modular and stackable bins offer an effortless way to clean up the fridge and create a chicer, more visually appealing space. And if your giftee has watched The Home Edit on Netflix, it’ll make this gift that much more special. Next, check out the cleaning products professional house cleaners always buy.
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