15 Household Products That Will Change Your Life In 2018

Great products at a great value. What's not to love?

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Streamline your household with products that save time, energy, and cash. And don't just take it from us—we also had eight WD readers from across the country test out our picks in their own homes. They loved these great value products, and we know you will too.

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Shark Navigator Lift-Away NV352
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BUY NOW: $160,

This lightweight vacuum sucks up nearly 100% of hair, dirt, and dust—and doesn't cost a fortune! It also includes handy attachment tools and a washable HEPA filter.

Tester's Take: "I loved it—and I have three dogs!" –Margaret Garcia, Sanford, FL

Whisk Wiper
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BUY NOW: $17,

This whisk remove stuck-on food and batter from the loops, cutting 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, MO

Peaceful and Quiet Votive Candle Holder Set
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Danielle Occhiogrosso

BUY NOW: $40,

The best home accessories are pretty and keep things tidy. Use one (or a few) from the eight-piece set to display flowers, organize cosmetics, or corral desk supplies.

Cupcake Creations Baking Cups
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Danielle Occhiogrosso

BUY NOW: $7 for 32,

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 countless no-fade colors and patterns that are perfect for any occasion.

GelPro Designer Comfort Mat
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Courtesy of GelPro

BUY NOW: From $35,

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, IN

Dr. Bronner's 18-in-1 Pure Castile Soap
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BUY NOW: $23 for 40 oz.,

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, CA

Valspar Reserve Extreme Weather Paint + Primer Line
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Danielle Occhiogrosso

BUY NOW: $49,

Finally there's a line of outdoor paint designed with different regions in mind. The weatherproof pain includes three climate-specific products that safeguard against extreme temp changes, rain, or intense sun—guaranteed for life! They're also formulated to resist stains, mildew, fading, and peeling.

Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1
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BUY NOW: $99,

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.

Home Essentials & Beyond Insulated Casserole Carrier
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Danielle Occhiogrosso

BUY NOW: $10,

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, PA

Young Living Vitality Dietary Essential Oils
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Courtesy of Young Living

BUY NOW: From $8,

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, NY

The Rock Knives
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BUY NOW: $7 to $17,

These knives rock! Made of high carbon stainless steel with hammered air pockets, they slice 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, NJ

Leton 3-Tier Rolling Cart
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Courtesy of Michaels

BUY NOW: $30,

Three deep shelves on this anywhere organizer hold everything from craft materials to pantry staples, while the slim design fits into closets and under tables.

Pergo Outlast+
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Courtesy of The Home Depot

BUY NOW: $3 per sq. ft.,

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.

Luxury Bath Towels
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Courtesy of Target

BUY NOW: $9 to $20 each,

Thanks to the MicroCotton material, the quick-drying towels are more absorbent than standard cotton towels, and they don't pill, fade, or lose their shape when washed.

Ora Paper Towels
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Danielle Occhiogrosso

BUY NOW: $3,

Messy hands? Lift a piece off the top of these problem-solving paper towels without touching the rest of the roll. The innovative cone design has no inner tube, giving you twice as many sheets as regular rolls and nothing to recycle.

Tester's Take: "They're really strong! Great for wiping up spills and cleaning." –Amber Hoevener, Loveland, OH

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