Do you use one (or all) of the internet's favourite cleaning products in your home?

These miracle sprays, cloths and pastes produce unbelievable results

This time last year, unblocking the loo or degreasing the oven were far from at the top of our list of conversation starters. But then Mrs Hinch came along and suddenly cleaning became acceptable coffee morning chat.

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Who cares about what happened on Love Island or what your new phone can do, when you've got the sell-out sponge/magic bathroom cleaner that's been lighting up Instagram?

And with that in mind, we've done a little investigating and discovered the best cleaning products beloved by the Internet. How many have you tried?

large kitchen with dark cupboards and large island surrounded by brown and black stools

(Image credit: Chris Snook)

The best cleaning products, according to the internet

Astonish Mould & Mildew Blaster spray bottle

(Image credit: The Range)

1. Astonish Mould & Mildew Spray

It's not just the internet that loves this stuff – I'm a HUGE fan, too. It's possibly the most effective thing to use on mouldy window frames, bathroom sealant and grout. The first time I used it, I sprayed it on, then left it a few minutes, expecting to come back and have to scrub away for a while. When I returned the whole area was sparkling clean with not a black mark in sight.

But don't just take my word for it. Facebook message boards are full of before and after shots like this one, from Zara Luke Watts Cook, who says that 'Astonish Mould & Mildew spray is the best'.

comparison image of a cream wall, image on left with lots of mould in the corner image on right with no mould

(Image credit: Zara Luke Wattis Cook)

It's gained the cleaner thousands of fans, and the best news is you can pick up a bottle for just £1.

Buy now: Astonish Mould and Mildew Cleaner, £1, The Range (opens in new tab)

2. The Pink Stuff

When this domestic goddess managed to get her hands on some, she was super impressed, proclaiming 'Today I tried The Pink Stuff for the first time. OMG! I'm actually shocked. No wonder it's so popular.' Another fan, who'd just received a fresh delivery, added 'Beyond excited my order of Stardrops The Pink Stuff has arrived. Excited to get my lanterns and pans sparkling.'

As for this keen cleaner, we can only salute her all-pink approach to cleaning. You can often find The Pink Stuff on offer at B&M, Home Bargains and Poundstretcher, or you can pay a bit more and order online.

Buy now: Stardrops Pink Stuff Paste (500g), £6.64, Amazon (opens in new tab)

3. Bar Keepers Friend

This US import has been making waves online for its myriad uses. Did you know, for example, it can remove light scratches from crockery, polish up sinks, taps, pots and pans and is safe to use even on delicate marble worktops? No wonder there are plenty of fans out there...

Is there anything more satisfying than a pristine baking tray? Errrr – YES! This restored vintage Pyrex...

Buy now: Bar Keepers Friend Multi Surface Household Cleaner & Stain Remover Powder (250g), £4.96, Amazon (opens in new tab)

4. Minky cleaning sponge

A favourite of Mrs Hinch, these have been selling out at Morrisons of late, as her 'Hinch Army' snaps them up. Demand has got so high that you're currently only allowed to buy two at a time!

The Minky M Cloth, otherwise known as the Minky sponge, has gained cult status for its anti-bacterial qualities and non-scratch technology. It has a side for scrubbing and softer, microfibre side for wiping.

Buy now: Minky M Cloth Anti - Bacterial Cleaning Pad, £2.50, Morrisons (opens in new tab)

5. Elbow grease

Elbow grease cleaning product spray bottle

(Image credit: Elbow Grease)

No, we don't mean extra effort  – this is another Mrs Hinch and internet favourite that's particularly good at cleaning ovens. Behold the results!

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This fan loves how it 'removes the most stubborn marks with ease'. And Laura Willis was another happy customer, explaining on Facebook that her oven had been 'grim' but that 'Using Elbow Grease (which i hadnt heard of prior to following Mrs Hinch 😊) and Astonish oven cleaner think I achieved some pretty good results'. Nic work Laura!

Buy now: Elbow Grease 500ml All Purpose De-Greaser (500ml), £4.43, Amazon (opens in new tab)


Does our list miss off any of your personal favourites?

Amy Cutmore
Amy Cutmore

Amy Cutmore is Editor-in-Chief, Homes Audience, working across the Future Homes portfolio. She works on titles including Ideal Home, Homes & Gardens, Livingetc, Real Homes, Gardeningetc, Top Ten Reviews and Country Life. And she's a winner of the PPA's Digital Content Leader of the Year. A homes journalist for two decades, she has a strong background in technology and appliances, and has a small portfolio of rental properties, so can offer advice to renters and rentees, alike.