50 Clever Things Under $35 That Immediately Make Your Home So Much Nicer

All the simple upgrades you didn’t know you needed.

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Amazon sells a lot of random stuff, but the retail giant also sells a lot of incredibly clever and useful home items that, once you have them, you’ll wonder how you ever survived without them.

From a battery organizer to a toilet night light, these small-but-mighty items prove that it doesn’t take a lot of money to make your home feel noticeably nicer. Scroll on for 50 finds that are sure to bring as much joy into your world as they will convenience and efficiency.


These Food Storage Containers For The Pantry Organization Of Your Dreams

Organize your pantry items with this pack of seven food storage containers. The BPA-free plastic containers come in various sizes and work with cereal, pasta, oatmeal, beans, and perhaps most importantly — kids’ snacks. A rubber seal on the lids keeps things fresh, and included markers, labels, and a chalk pen help you keep things extra organized.


This Battery Organizer That Will Make Your Life Easier

Changing the batteries on your kids’ toys is an annoying job, but it’s way less annoying if you have this battery organizer to give you easy access to what you need. In addition to being able to hold 93 batteries of all types, it also includes a removable battery tester. It comes with a toddler-proof lid and fits easily in your now-tidy junk drawer.


An Extendable Ceiling Fan Duster With 8,000+ Ratings

You can dust your whole house, but if you can’t reach the ceiling fan, it’s going to rain dust all over the room when your turn it on. This best-selling ceiling fan duster extends up to 47 inches so you can dust without risking your life by standing on a wobbly chair — you know the one. Plus, the microfiber head is removable and washable.


This Bidet Attachment For The Best Bum Clean

If you’ve been wanting a bidet but don’t want to spend bidet prices, check out this bidet attachment that’ll get the job done at a fraction of the cost. The non-electric attachment fits on any toilet and features an easy access control dial where you can change the water pressure and nozzle adjustment to your needs.


A Set Of Transparent Cat Scratch Protectors For Your Couch

If you have a cat that constantly scratches your living room furniture, these cat scratch protectors can help. The ten included transparent plastic shields attach to the outside of a couch’s upholstery via screw pins and work to really deter cats from scratching. One shopper reported: “This product was easy to install, practically invisible, and our 5 cats want nothing to do with scratching any of the couches protected by these clear shields.”


A Wildly Popular Pet Hair Remover That Actually Works

If you have a dog or cat that sheds (or several of them), do yourself a gigantic favor and buy this reusable pet hair remover that over 109,000 people on Amazon have awarded a perfect five-star rating. It works beautifully on clothes, furniture, carpet, and more. As one satisfied shopper raved, “I've had cats for 25 years and have never experienced any vacuum/brush/system/method/act of God that removes cat hair from the couch/rug/bed as this does.”


This Rotating Sprinkler For Maximum Lawn Coverage

Water your grass or your kids (or both) with this 360-degree rotating sprinkler. The sprinkler can cover over 32 feet, but if you need more coverage, you can easily link multiple sprinklers together to cover a larger area. Metal weights on the sprinkler ensure that it won’t tip over, and shoppers report that it’s “easy to use” with “excellent coverage.”


A Highly Rated Frying Pan Splatter Screen With So Many Uses

This highly rated splatter screen is a great way to prevent yourself, your kids, and your pets being burned with hot oil while you’re cooking. The fine-mesh screen comes in four size options and is designed to fit over frying pans. It’s dishwasher-safe, making clean up easier, and can be used as a baking cooling rack or sieve. What’s not to love about a multitasking kitchen gadget?


A Broom Rack That’ll Transform Your Laundry Room, Garage, Or Garden Shed

Organize your brooms, rakes, and other garden tools with this wall-mounted storage rack. The space-saving system has five slots for brooms and mops with six hooks for other tools. Each hanger can hold up to 35 pounds. As one shopper gushed, “Best thing I’ve bought for my laundry room everrrr I’m in love.”


A Set Of Rug Grippers To Keep The Corners From Curling

Prevent your rug from curling in the corners with the NeverCurl Rug Gripper. The four V-shaped grippers stick to the bottom corners of an indoor or outdoor rug and then sticks to any hard surface so you can finally stop tripping. As one shopper reported, “Set and forget. Works like a charm.”


A 3-Piece Set Of Reliable Cutting Boards In Different Sizes

Refrain from damaging your countertops by using these plastic cutting boards while chopping, dicing, and slicing in the kitchen. Non-slip handles, a textured surface, and juice grooves make food prep safe and easy. And reviewers love the three different-size options! These cutting boards are available in five different colors and best of all, are dishwasher-safe.


A Glass Cleaning Cloth That Won’t Leave Streaks Or Lint

Use this microfiber cloth to clean your windows, mirrors, and screens without leaving streaks. No soap is needed — all you need is water and you’re good to go. The cloth is washable, so you’ll save money and the planet by not using disposable towels.


Two Under-Bed Organizer Bags For Maximizing Your Storage

Keep off-season clothes, extra blankets, sleeping bags, holiday decorations, and more out of the way with this two-pack of under-bed storage bags. They’re compact with side pull handles and zipper closures, and they have a transparent plastic cover you can easily see what you stored inside.


This Grout Pen For Making Tile Look New Again

Grout is inevitable on tile, but if you’re tired of attempting to scrub it away, try this grout pen to make your floors, kitchen backsplash, or shower walls look refreshingly white again. The pen is nontoxic and water-based, but the company recommends testing a small area to make sure the pen color matches the shade of your tile.


This Variety Pack of Reusable Silicone Lids For An Eco Alternative To Plastic Wrap

This set of seven universal silicone covers comes in a variety pack with covers that can fit on round or square food containers of all sizes. The eco-friendly, stretch lids are BPA-free and microwave, oven, freezer, and dishwasher-safe. The lids can be stacked when they aren’t being used or packed away in the included cotton mesh storage bag.


A Rack To Store & Display All Of Your Baking Sheets

This tray organizer rack will save you so much space under your stove and in your kitchen cabinets while also creating a nice and neat display of your cookie sheets, cutting boards, muffin tins, and more (even cookbooks). It contains five compartments and can be used vertically or horizontally to accommodate your kitchen space.


A Pumice Stone Toilet Brush For Extra-Tough Stains

As it turns out, pumice stones aren’t just for feet. This toilet bowl pumice stone cleans limescale deposits, mildew, and hard water stains from toilets, but it also can be used on sinks, grills, tile, and pools. After you’ve used the stone, rinse it off and store it in the included case for next time.


This Set Of Clear Plastic Bins For Storage

Chic organizational solutions are the definition of smart and easy ways to upgrade your home. Check out these clear storage bins, for example. Made from thick, durable plastic, they’re perfect for tucking away things like clothes and cleaning supplies that you readily need access to. And because these bins are clear, you’re able to easily see what’s stored inside.


This Magnetic Screen Door For Letting In Summer Breeze Without The Bugs

You don’t have to hire a company to come out and install a screen door, you can hang this inexpensive magnetic screen door instead. This screen fits doorways up to 38 inches by 82 inches and is great for a front door, back door, or sliding door. The durable mesh is designed to withstand regular use with a lot of in and out traffic. It keeps the bugs out and is pet-friendly to boot.


These Shock-Absorbing Guards To Protect Your Walls From Slamming Door Handles

Protect your walls from being damaged by door handles with these small, round wall shields. The thermoplastic rubber pad acts as a bumper on the wall, absorbing shock and preventing noise when a door swings open. A self-adhesive design makes it quick and easy to peel off the backing and stick it to the wall. The pack comes with six 2-inch handle stoppers.


This Heavy-Duty Shower Curtain Liner With 225,000+ Ratings

When a shower curtain liner has earned more than 225,000 ratings, you know it’s doing something right. Not only will this scum-resistant, heavy-duty shower liner protect your super cute shower curtain from getting wet, it’ll also prevent mildew. The waterproof liner measures 72 inches x 78 inches and fits any standard size shower or tub with either a straight or curved shower rod. You can also use this liner as a standalone shower curtain if that’s more your vibe. It comes with 12 grommets, too.


These Super Discrete Door Stoppers That Solve So Many Problems

Backed by more than 13,000 five-star ratings, these door draft stoppers prove to be an easy solution to fix a plethora of problems around your home. Use them to prevent heat and cold air from escaping, block out noise, and even keep bugs and insects out. The one-size-fits-all adhesive sticks directly to the bottom of your door, and according to reviewers, is incredibly easy to install.


These Apothecary Jars For Your Bathroom Necessities

Whether you’re looking for a way to store cotton swaps, Q-tips, flossers, or hair ties, this cute set of plastic apothecary jars will get the job done — and look cute on your bathroom counter. Each jar comes with a lid for keeping dust out, and you get a set of pre-printed and blank labels to identify exactly what’s inside. One shopper raved, “Supercute! When I walk in my bathroom, I see these adorable, handy, very organized containers with there own lid! [...] All my [necessities have] a home and are now very organized. All in all, they are awesome.”


These Solar Fairy Lights For Glowy Outdoor Ambiance

Whether you use them as Christmas decorations or as all-season decor for your outdoor space, these solar-powered fairy lights will bring ambient lighting and a bit of magic. With 100 LEDs on each of the 32-foot strings, you’ll have enough delicate, twinkling lights for bushes, archways, pergolas, and more. Choose from eight lighting modes.


These Oven Liners To Save You Time Cleaning Burnt Messes

This set of two heavy-duty oven liners will help you keep the inside of your stove clean, so you can avoid having to do the deep oven cleans that are such a hassle. Available in two-, three-, and four-packs, as well as in one 75-inch roll, these nonstick liners are a total time-saver; plus, they’re temperature-safe up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit.

As one fan raved, “This product is so easy to use and keep clean, you can just wipe it off or if the kids have made pizza, half of it ends up on the bottom of the oven. I just take the lining outside, give it a gentle shaking and everything pops right off, then I use a little dab of soap and the water hose and within seconds it is cleaned and ready to use again.”


A Laundry Detergent Holder That’ll Save You From Lifting The Container

Why lift and tilt your laundry detergent when this holder will do it for you? The downward slope of this laundry detergent holder ensures that the detergent is ready to go when you need it. A strap keeps the detergent jug in place, and rubber feet keeps the station from moving around. With a 4.8-star rating after more than 5,000 reviews, you know this gadget is as helpful as it looks.


A Tidy Place To Keep Plastic Bags

Give those plastic store bags a chance at new life by storing them in this convenient bag holder. It comes with included mounting hardware for getting it hung up inside a convenient cabinet or closet, and the stainless steel exterior means it’s built to last. One shopper gushed, “Arrived quickly, was easy to install and looksgreat. Stylish way to get rid of the clutter of shopping bags. A+”


These Best-Selling Drill Attachment Scrubbers That Will Rid Your Bathroom Of Grout In No Time

These handy power scrubbers attach to a drill to clean your counters, bath tub, shower, and other scummy areas with a whole lot of power. Grout can be a huge pain to remove, but not when you have the power of a drill on your side. The pack comes with four brushes in a variety of shapes so you can reach every nook and cranny.


Some Washable Shelf Liners For Making ‘Fridge Cleaning Day’ So Much Easier

These washable refrigerator shelf liners make it easy to clean your fridge. Simply take them out to wash them. The liners can be cut to fit perfectly on any shelf. The pack includes three red, three green, and three blue liners so you can color coordinate or go with a rainbow aesthetic. You can also choose a pack with white liners so they don’t stand out.


Two Satin Pillowcases That’ll Pamper Your Hair And Skin

These lustrous satin pillowcases help prevent hair from getting knotted and matted while you sleep. They also feel silky-smooth on the skin. With an easy-on envelop closure and wrinkle-free design, they’re as easy to care for as they are pampering to sleep on. Choose from more than two dozen colors.


These Silicone Oven Mitts For Better Wrist Protection

Ditch those old, fraying pot holders in favor of these durable, silicone oven mitts that offer superior handling and wrist protection. Heat resistant up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit and machine washable, these mitts are versatile enough to use indoors and outdoors. They’re offered in several colors and in two sizes.


A Surge Protector With Five Outlets & Four USB Ports

This surge protector extender turns one outlet into five, plus it has three USB ports and one USB C port. It allows you to simultaneously charge your phone, laptop, tablet, and other devices while keeping a lamp or other devices plugged in.


This Wireless Doorbell That’s So Easy To Install

For an easy doorbell upgrade, consider this highly rated wireless kit from SadoTech. It includes a doorbell transmitter and a smart plug-in receiver with a range of 1,000 feet, as well as mounting hardware. In addition to the eight colors you can choose from, you can also customize the sound with the choice of 50 ring tones. One shopper raved, “This is an elegant no-wire doorbell. Great color and ring choices. Easy ring and volume adjustment.”


These Corner Shower Caddies For Making Your Bathroom Look LIke A Boutique Hotel

If your shower needs a place to store your shampoo, conditioner, soap, and more, try this stainless steel corner shower caddy pack. Two L-shaped caddies and one soap holder stick to the wall via sturdy adhesive instead of suction cups that regularly fail. Pair with some spa-worthy shampoo containers, and you’ll have an instantly elevated bathroom look.


A Chic Sink Caddy That’ll Want In Your Kitchen & Bathrooms

Store your hairbrush, toothpaste, toothbrush, lotion, soap, and other toiletries on this chic sink caddy. The stainless steel caddy comes in either a black or silver finish, and a bottom try is removable for easy cleaning. One shopper reported, “I have it by my kitchen sink and definitely plan to purchase a second in for my bathroom!”


This Stove Gap Cover To Prevent Gunk From Falling In The Cracks

Stop food, liquids, and other gunk from falling in the crack between your stove and the countertop with this two-pack of heat resistant gap covers. The nonslip, flexible silicone strips come in various colors and sizes and can be cut to the size you need. “Never knew I'd need these! Wow what a lifesaver,” one shopper raved.


This Wireless Under-Cabinet Light For Ambient Lighting Anywhere

Place this light under a cabinet in your kitchen, pantry, bathroom, garage, bedroom, and more for additional ambient light. To turn it on and off, simply tap the lens. The warm, white LED light is less than 1-inch thick and isn’t noticeable under a cabinet. It can be mounted with the included screws or simply stuck on with the sturdy adhesive tape.


These Kitchen Knife Kits That Keep Blades Sharp

Available in 10 different styles, these kitchen knives will make you feel like you’re meal prepping in a professional kitchen every night. The high-carbon German stainless steel blades resist rust and maintain their sharpness. The knives are sold separately so you can create your own custom set, and each one comes with its own sharpener and blade guard.


This Quilted Mattress Pad For Adding Coziness To Your Bed

Add comfort and protection to your bed by throwing on this quilted mattress pad. Made from ultra-soft down alternative microfiber with an absorbent cotton cover, this machine washable mattress pad is great for grown-ups and kids alike. The pad is available in sizes from Twin through California King, and there’s even a size for an RV King.


These Shower Curtain Hooks For Adding A Pretty Shower Curtain

If your shower needs a new curtain but doesn’t have any shower hooks, this 12-pack of rust-resistant polished metal hooks is a great purchase. A double roller glide makes it easy to quickly open and close the curtain. They come in eight finishes to match whichever aesthetically pleasing curtain you choose to pair them with.


This Compact Organizer For Food Storage Lids

This lid organizer declutters food container storage areas, keeping them tidy in a small footprint while making it easy to find what you need on busy days. You can adjust its dividers to customize the storage — even remove them entirely — and it fits neatly onto shelves and cabinets up to 12 inches deep. With more than 5,000 ratings, it has 4.6 glowing stars from Amazon shoppers.


A Bamboo Tabletop Shelf That’ll Hold Small Essentials

Whether you place this bamboo three-tier corner shelf on a kitchen countertop to hold spices or other small items, in the bathroom to hold your toiletries, or in the living room or your WFH desk to hold decor, the shelf is a great addition to any room. The shelf can be configured in a few different ways to match your needs.


These Kitchen Tools With 12,000 5-Star Ratings

This popular kitchen utensil set will come in handy on a regular basis, even if you don’t cook daily. The tools are constructed with nonstick silicone and heat-resistant handles that feature a built-in loop for hanging storage, if that’s preferred. Like any good workhorse tool, they’re also dishwasher-safe.


A High-Pressure Washer Attachment For That Satisfying Deep Clean

Attach this washer head to a hose to turn it into a high-pressure washer or level up your existing pressure washer. Included in the package is one high pressure washer attachment and five spray nozzle tips to create different water patterns for a variety of uses.


An Electric Wine Bottle Opener For The Most Effortless Happy Hour

This electric bottle opener makes fast and easy work of wine corks. The press of a button is all it takes to open up that cabernet, and it comes with accessories any oenophile will appreciate, like a foil cutter, pouring insert, and bottle stopper. (Assuming there’s any left over.)


A Bathroom Storage Unit That Dispenses Toothpaste

Level up your bathroom game with this wall-mounted storage system. With one tray, one storage compartment, and one drawer, this holder can fit your toothpastes, lotions, hair brush, and multiple electric toothbrushes. Best yet, it has an automatic toothpaste dispenser so you can skip out on squeezing your toothpaste ‘till the last drop.


A Wood Finishing Formula To Instantly Restore Scratched Furniture

Restore wood finishes or fix minor scratches or blemishes with this finish-penetrating formula. It’s available in nine colors to match whatever wood finish you’re working with. Instead of a complete refinishing job, this formula restores wood pieces in just a few minutes.


These Silicone Baking Mats So You’ll Never Have To Scrub Another Pan

If you’ve ever used some elbow grease to scrub baked-on cooking oil off of your baking sheets, then you know what a struggle it is. These baking mats come in two different sizes to fit different pans, and eliminate the need for you to spray and then clean your baking sheets. They’re even dishwasher safe.


These Storage Bags That Free Up So Much Space In Your Closet

Changing out seasonal clothes or storing extra linens can turn a cluttered closet into an easy-to-style wardrobe. These storage bags have two handles, zip closed, and even have a clear window so you can see exactly what you stored in each of them. This comes in a set of six.

Do you need all of these items? Probably not. But will they make life a little better? Absolutely. Check out some super cute summer dresses under $35 here to keep the shopping going.

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