My Must Have Tools for Speed Cleaning
Updated: Oct 15, 2022
"I want to spend my whole Sunday cleaning and tidying up" - No one
Speed Cleaning is the only way to clean for me and having the right tools to do it is everything. Below is a collection of links to products I love for Speed Cleaning. If you're looking for a Speed Cleaning Guide check out my post here.
Speed Cleaning Must-Haves
The iRobot Roomba
If you don't have one (or a few) of these... what are you waiting for? There is no greater satisfaction than to not have to clean yourself. Does this get into every nook and cranny ? No. Does it beat having to vacuum everywhere vs having to only vacuum nooks and crannies/hard to reach areas? YES.
I have owned and gifted many of these, and I remain faithful to the iRobot brand simply because I have yet to be disappointed. The customer service is awesome, all parts and replacement brushes are cheap and my oldest continues to work after 8 years? That's impressive. However, nothing has blown my socks off quite like the newer iRobot Roomba j7+. It blew all my previous Roombas out of the water and my expectations out of the water.
It ... empties... itself.
I can ask it to start. (Alexa enabled).
You only have to empty it out once every couple of months depending on how often you use it and how dirty your floors get.
The Tool Belt
You don't need to be a professional housekeeper to get one of these tool-belts. It is handy AF. It keeps you going from room to room without having to go back and forth getting products, wipes, brushes etc.. This will cut your cleaning time in half and also make getting ready to clean so fast.. just slap it on and go. It's also really handy for gardening.
The Laundry Helper
When everyone pre-sorts their laundry, laundry is way easier and MUCH faster.
The Heavy-Duty Cleaners
If you're like me you want to be able to put your dishes in the dishwasher without first having to pre-clean or rinse them off entirely, you want clean your toilet bowl without having to also clean your brush, and you want a duster that reaches every ledge in your home. Shop smarter by shopping these tried and true home essentials meant to take the work out of housework.
Keep your toilet cleaning itself with every flush with Scrubbing bubbles drop ins to reduce how often you reach for that toilet brush.
The Floor Master
Having to lug around a water bucket is so 90s. It's the age of the gen Z and convenience is key. Why are you mopping when a robot can mop for you?
In order to really get into all the nooks and crannies, your furniture has to be easy to move around. Use these furniture sliders to easily move things around without damaging the floors (or you're back!).
Need help with speed cleaning? Check out my 20 Hacks to Speed Clean your Entire Home.