Cleaning can be a chore, but with these great value products, tidying up just became so much easier. After testing these vacuum cleaners, dish soaps, and kitchen appliances, our readers loved the quality and affordability of these top household picks. Here's why you need them.
Dog owners, listen up: This lightweight vacuum sucks up nearly 100% of hair, dirt, and dust — all without you costing a fortune. It also includes handy attachment tools and a washable filter to keep your home dust-free. So if you've really wanted to buy that shedding dog you've been obsessing over, by all means!
TESTER'S TAKE: "I loved it — and I have three dogs!" – Margaret Garcia, Sanford, Florida
This whisk removes stuck-on food and batter from the loops, cutting down cleanup time and waste. The plastic piece catches drips before they hit the counter and detaches to scrape inside the bowl, too.
TESTER'S TAKE: "I was able to rest the whisk on the side of the bowl without it falling in." – Ginny Rechert, Troy, Missouri
Forget baking in batches! These disposable baking cups stay upright on a basic baking sheet, allowing you to fit more in the oven at once. They're available in three sizes and a variety of no-fade colors and patterns that are perfect for any occasion.
This mat is made of supportive foam that absorbs impact to save your back and feet while you cook or do the dishes. It comes with a one-year warranty and is available in over 100 styles, making it simple to find one that matches your decor.
TESTER'S TAKE: "This mat is more affordable and supportive than what I used before." – Natalie Menke, Noblesville, Indiana
Floors? Check. Clothes? Check. Hair? Check. This soap is an all-natural workhorse around the house.
TESTER'S TAKE: "It smells better than typical cleaners and lasts a long time!" – Tonya Rader, Vallejo, California
Save space on your counter and put dinner on the table faster with this versatile appliance, which takes the place of a pressure cooker, a rice cooker, and a slow cooker. Built-in sensors monitor temperature, time, and pressure, so you can program it and walk away.
Easily transport fresh-from-the-oven dishes to a potluck with this bake-and-take tote. It's heat-safe up to 200°F and also keeps chilled apps and treats cold.
TESTER'S TAKE: "I brought warm food to my mom's without worrying about spills in the car!" – Alexandria Craig, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
With one drop of these essential oils, you can add garden-fresh taste to your recipes all year long with no chopping herbs and spices that go to waste.
TESTER'S TAKE: "I was sold as soon as I added the cinnamon to my morning oatmeal." – Regina Sav, Rego Park, New York
These knives rock! Made of high carbon stainless steel with hammered air pockets, they'll slice your steak smoothly every time for a fraction of the cost of the competition.
TESTER'S TAKE: "They come with their own case, so I can tuck them in a drawer." – Linda Scarantino, Hillsborough, New Jersey
The three deep shelves on this anywhere organizer hold everything from craft materials to pantry staples, while the slim design fits perfectly into closets and underneath tables.
Get the look and feel of hardwood at less than half the price. This foot-traffic-friendly laminate has a sealant that keeps spills from seeping in, and it's available in over a dozen colors and finishes.
Thanks to MicroCotton material, these quick-drying towels are more absorbent than standard cotton towels, and they don't pill, fade, or lose their shape when washed.