Cleaning

Albohes Z5 robot window washer review

REVIEW – I’ve been spoiled by my robot vacuums, so why not continue that trend with a robot window cleaner? I was offered the Albohes Z5 robot window washer for review, let’s see if it’s a viable alternative to a bottle of window cleaner, paper towels, and some human elbow grease. What is it? The Albohes window …

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This garbage can replaces your dustpan for sweeping

NEWS – I’ve written about items similar to this before.  The Eye Vac is a stationary small vacuum designed to suck up everything you’ve swept up instead of trying to get it up with a dustpan.  The Bruno Smartcan has the vacuum function added to a 13-gallon garbage can, which makes it perfect for a …

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The Gel Blade is a flexible new take on the traditional squeegee

It may just look like a big piece of silicone, but the One Pass Gel Blade will help with cleanup jobs from the driveway to the kitchen. This flexible silicone squeegee is perfect for cleaning water off your car, cleaning your shower door, or even whisking away messy kitchen spills. The Gel Blade uses a …

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Glide through window cleaning by washing both sides at once

NEWS – The Glider magnetic window cleaner allows you to clean the outside of your windows from inside your home.  Or you can actually clean both sides simultaneously by spraying cleanser on the inside of the glass while cleaning the outside.  The Glider consists of two plastic pieces with embedded magnets to attract them together …

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Laundry day won’t be such a chore when you can wash two loads and dry two loads at a time

NEWS – Laundry will take less time with these FlexWash and FlexDry machines from Samsung.  Both have two tubs, so they can both handle two loads at once. The Samsung FlexWash WV9600 5.5 Total cu. ft. FlexWash™ Washer is available in fingerprint-resistant black stainless steel or in white.  Both the top-loading washer and the front-loading washer …

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The Wet-It Swedish dishcloth may spell the end for paper towels

NEWS – I’m one of those people that uses paper towels for everything. I don’t even want to know how much I actually spend on paper towels in a year. The Wet-It Swedish dishcloths may be the answer to my paper towel gluttony. The Wet-It Dishcloth uses a special weave that’s super absorbent, one cloth can …

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Easily clean pet hair off of carpet with the OXO Good Grips Furlifter Carpet Rake

Pets shed a lot. Enough to make you think you could make a completely new Fido with all that fur, right? And cleaning up all that fur is the pits. It’s worse if your home has a lot of carpeting because that means you have to pull out the vacuum. If you dread this torturous …

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Nellie’s WOW mop will help you power through cleaning

This cleaning tool isn’t a robot, but the WOW mop from Nellie’s is a rechargeable, powered mop.  A powerful motor oscillates two pad holders on the bottom of the mop up to a thousand times a minute to make short work of dry or wet mopping your floors.  It’s safe for hardwood, tile, and ceramic …

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Add a faucet to your laundry room when you buy a new clothes washer

Having a sink in your laundry room would be ideal because it would allow you to start pre-treating stains before laundering without having to then carry soaking wet fabric through the house to the washing machine.  In many space-conscious homes these days, there’s hardly room for a washer and dryer, forget about having room for …

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Bissell makes bathing your dog as easy as cleaning a carpet

The Bissell BarkBath machine looks like one of Bissell’s small spot-cleaning machines for rugs or upholstered furniture.  As a matter of fact, there is even a BarkBath accessory that can be added to some of your small Bissell machines for bathing your dog, but this BarkBath system is for people who don’t already own a …

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This toilet cleans itself so you can throw away your toilet brush

I don’t normally think of bathroom fixtures as gadgets, but this American Standard VorMax Plus toilet does seem a bit gadget-worthy.  This 2-piece, elongated-bowl, single-flush toilet uses 1.28 gallons per flush.  The “uniquely powerful VorMax flush hydraulics” alone cleans 2X better than conventional toilet flushes, but American Standard then added in a Lysol FreshInfuser cartridge …

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Hate squishing bugs? Suck them up!

Let’s face it. Even if you aren’t actually afraid of bugs and spiders, you may still have a problem smearing them all over your walls. I personally don’t like to kill the poor little buggers, but they don’t belong in my house or smooshed all over the place. Having the Redo Rechargeable Bug Vacuum at your …

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