21 of the best cleaning products, tried and tested

Deep clean your home with ease thanks to these best cleaning products. Here's exactly what you should have under your kitchen sink...

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Armed with a few of these best cleaning products cleaning your home can be easy. You never know: your inner Mrs Hinch might come out, and you might even enjoy it thanks to these top buys. Whether your kitchen tends to get the grubbiest or it's your bathroom that you spend the most time cleaning, we're here to tell you exactly what to buy, for excellent results. We're talking shiny taps, sparkling (and scented) surfaces, shiny floors...

The best part? Each of these cleaning products have been tried, tested and loved by the Ideal Home team. Inside our real, and sometimes very messy, homes. We can report back brilliant things about each product, and there's everything from bathroom cleaners to the best upholstery cleaner and more, all featured on our list. So, whatever you are searching for you'll be rest assured to find a recommendation. And whatever you really need to clean will definitely be in safe hands.

Without further ado, let's get down to the nitty-gritty. Grab your notepad or click straight through to buy these cleaning products online. Better start digging out those marigolds...


The best cleaning products to buy in 2024

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How we tested the best cleaning products 

At Ideal Home, we're serious about having hands-on experience with products before we recommend them to you, something you can read more about in our testing protocol. That's why a member of the team has tried and loved every single product on this list, and let you know why they are worth purchasing time and time again. Keep reading to find out who complied this long list of the team's absolute favourite cleaning buys.

Molly Cleary
Molly Cleary

Molly is the Ecommerce Editor for Ideal Home covering appliances, cleaning and more. She boasts a cupboard crammed full of cleaning products at home, with her favourite probably being anything from Method or Fabulosa thanks to the unbelievably incredible smells. 

To compile this round up, she asked the Ideal Home team about their cleaning must-haves, being sure to ask about eco-credentials too. 

Molly Cleary
Kitchen Appliances Editor

Molly is Ideal Home’s Kitchen Appliances Editor and an all-around baking and cooking enthusiast. She joined the team in September 2022 as an Ecommerce Editor after working across Real Homes, Homes & Gardens and Livingetc. She's been reviewing products for 4 years and now specialises in weighing up kitchen essentials' pros and cons, from air fryers to bean-to-cup coffee machines. 

She's always been a keen reader, so after graduating from the University of Exeter in 2020 she was thrilled to find a way to write as a full-time job. Nowadays, she spends her days at home or the Ideal Home test facility trying out new kitchen innovations to see if they’re worth a space on your worktop. Her most beloved and hard-working appliance is her Sage coffee machine though she also takes the title of Ideal Home’s in-house air fryer expert after writing about them religiously over the past few years.

When she's not thinking or writing about kitchen appliances, she loves getting around London exploring new places, going for a dip at the Ladies’ Pond and consuming every bit of pop culture she can get her hands on.