You might love cleaning, or you might hate it – either way, when you get down to work, the keyword is efficiency. Why do things the old way when we have new products and gadgets that save you time and elbow grease? Amazon is packed with new and different things that will make housecleaning easier and less time-consuming. Here are 40 to buy and try – you might end up swearing by them

Mopping and cleaning isn’t an enjoyable task for anyone, which is why these Selric Microfiber Mop Slippers are convenient cleaning aids. Wear them and you can be cleaning the house as you walk around. The microfiber sole is detachable, so you can easily clean it for between uses.

These Silicone Dishwashing Gloves have an efficient 2-in-1 design, which means that they do the job of both gloves and sponges. The gloves protect your hands from hot water while the silicone bristles serve as a brush for scrubbing dishes. They can even be used for broader house cleaning -- cleaning bathrooms, shampooing pets, washing your car, and more.

If you struggle to rid your microwave of the burned-on stains, this Angry Mama Microwave Cleaner can help -- it uses steam to soften the dirt and stains that build up. Let it work its magic, then simply wipe away the residue. It can cut down on your microwave cleaning time by half, and it is super easy to use.

This Joseph Joseph BladeBrush has a unique, wrap-around brush design that lets you clean both sides of your knives and cutlery at the same time. Plus, it even has opposed bristles to ensure the most effective clean. Not to mention that it lets you safely clean knife blades, as it keeps your fingers away from any sharp edges, and its textured grip means it won’t slip.

This ANVIX Soap Dispensing Brush makes scrubbing more effective, as it provides soap on demand – just push the button on the top. Plus, it is also durable, with a heavy-duty stainless-steel body and tough nylon bristles.

These SnugPad Wool Dryer Balls can be dropped in the dryer along with your clothes to reduce static, therefore reducing the need to iron your clothes. Plus, your clothes will dry up to 25% faster, which can help reduce odor, while saving electricity and money. They’re also reusable and eco-friendly, which is a bonus.

This Best Selling ColorCoral Cleaning Gel has over 42,000 ratings. It's a popular hack for cleaning hard-to-clean appliances, such as keyboards, car vents, cameras, printers, telephones, and more. It's a biodegradable gel that extracts dust from the smallest places on contact, and it can be used repeatedly until the gel turns dark or sticky.

Our best furry friends will never stop making a mess. You can try Rejuvenate Stain & Odor Eliminator, which removes stains caused by your pet from carpets, floors, furniture, clothing, and more, It cleans pet urine, eliminates pet feces, and removes pet vomit, and wine, and will also eliminate the awful odors.

This MANGOTIME Mop is made of microfiber so that it removes dirt much more effectively on floors. Also, thanks to its gyroscopic stick, you can store it in small spaces, and it allows 360-degree movements so you can clean every spot in your house.

To get better results in your ironing, you need to get rid of all the accumulated dirt on the iron, otherwise you might end up ruining your clothes or simply not getting the results you want. This Faultless Hot Iron Cleaner quickly cleans the iron of residue while it’s hot.

Since we use our phones all the time and even store them in warm and dark places like purses and pockets, the bacteria gathered on the device you use all the time breed and grow — and of course, we can’t even wash them. This PhoneSoap Phone Sanitizer uses UV-C bulbs to sanitize your phone, and anything else you can fit in there.

This LOSTRONAUT Shoe Mat uses innovative design to ensures your shoes are as clean as can be. The mat is actually comprised of 2 smaller mats, one of which is a cleaning mat and the other an absorbent mat. You pour water or disinfectant on the cleaning mat, scrape your shoes on it, and then dry your newly cleaned shoes on the absorbent mat!

Is there anything worse than a persistent odor in your car or house? If you’ve got an odor problem, you need this Best-Selling Enerzen Ozone Generator to eliminate the root problem. It destroys these odors easily and has a longer lasting effect. A product like this is a must for smokers and pet owners.

Cooking a messy dish can leave nasty residue on your stove that only gets more unsightly and baked-on with each use -- these Forsisco Stove Burner Covers are there to catch the drips and spills, keep your range top looking like new.

This AIRSEE Electric Scrubber can work continuously for up to 100 minutes after 2.5 hours of charging. It comes with 6 brush heads to fit your cleaning needs. This scrubber is powerful enough to eliminate dirt and tough stains without so much wear and tear on your wrists and elbows.

This Gladwell Gecko Robot Window Cleaner uses suction technology to attach securely to your window, but it also has a safety rope attachment for the security of your device. Its microfiber pads thoroughly clean your windows, and its smart design lets you fully control it with an app. It even detects edges and cleans those hard-to-reach areas.

This F FiGoal Germicidal UV Lamp is much more efficient than liquid disinfectant, and it will impeccably eliminate all traces of viruses and bacteria without leaving behind any odors. Ensure your home is always sterilized with just one touch, as you control this lamp with a remote control.

In order for it to effectively clean your clothes, your washing machine needs to be clean itself. This ACTIVE Washing Machine Cleaner works with all washers, breaking down grime and hard water buildup when it comes into contact with water, so you don’t have to scrub and wipe down your machine yourself. It also prevents your machine from smelling foul.

These Maryton Pumice Stones are abrasive bases, so they can scrub tiles to remove lime, calcium, and rust buildup efficiently. Each stick measures 5.9-Inches x 1.4-Inches x 0.9-Inches, which is makes them big enough to easily fit in your palm to make your cleaning more comfortable.

These Green Gobbler Drain Opening Pacs are great for combating grease, hair, soap scum, calcium and lime buildup, and more. They work by dissolving the organic material and waste that you want to get rid of, and they even come with a free hair grabbing tool that is 22 inches long and helps you to remove even the toughest hair clogs from drains.

The high quality of leather and its aesthetics means that we find leather in many places: shoes, sofas, chairs, car seats... But unfortunately, it is difficult to care for. With this Leather Honey Leather Conditioner, you will get rid of stains and protect and restore the look of any type and color of leather.

This LEVOIT Air Purifier is a #1 Best Seller, and with good reason -- turn it on and enjoy fresh air in as little as 12 minutes. It has a H13 True HEPA Filter that works alongside the Pre-Filter and High-Efficiency Activated Carbon Filter to capture99.7% of airborne particles such as dust, smoke, pollen, odor, and more. It can greatly help with your allergies, and it is also silent, so it can work away as you sleep.

This pack of Scrubbing Bubbles Toilet Cleaning Stamps includes 6 lavender scented toilet gel stamps, as well as a dispenser that allows you to stamp the toilet cleaning gel inside the bowl. All you have to do is stamp the gels in just below the rim and your toilet will be freshened up with every flush.

This O-Cedar Microfiber mop and bucket set has almost 56,000 ratings. This wildly popular cleaning set uses microfiber to effectively capture and eliminate dirt, grime and over 99% of bacteria with just water. Plus, its triangle mop-head and ability to rotate 360-degrees allows you to reach into every corner. And you even get 3 refills that will last you a long time.

This Trycooling 2-in-1 Brush has a narrow tufted brush on one end that can be used to sweep away loose dirt, and a scraper on the opposite end that can dislodge more stubborn dirt and debris that is trapped in corners.

You won’t have to fear clogged drains with this Amazon’s Choice TubShroom Bathtub Drain Protector that actually fits inside of the drain to collect hair. It doesn’t even disrupt the flow of water. It fits any standard tub drain, but it also comes with 2 adapters, one for smaller drains and one for a larger one.

This BLACK + DECKER 2-in-1 Cleaning Tool is both a steam mop and a portable steamer, but it also has a grout brush, detail brush, and a copper brush. You can use it to clean a wide variety of surfaces with steam, which can kill up to 99% of germs.

If you work through your dishwashing soap all to quicky or even forget to restock, this All-Purpose Spaghetti Scrub will come to your aid. It can be used to clean your dishes and utensils with little to no need for soap, since it has natural peach abrasives. It is reusable and can last for months, and you get no rust, smell or mold. Plus, it is easy to clean and disinfect, either in the dishwasher or in the microwave.

Cleaning a water bottle can be difficult, even if you have a brush designed for the purpose. And there can be some nasty stuff hiding in those bottles. This pack of 30 CleanHike Water Bottle Cleaning Tablets is a must-have -- you can simply pop a tablet in with some water, and it will do the cleaning in seconds. All you need to do is rinse the bottle thoroughly, and afterwards you can enjoy clean and fresh tasting water in a bottle with no foul odors.

This Amazon’s Choice Easy-Off Oven and Grill Cleaner works against the toughest burned-on stains in your oven in just 30 seconds, dissolving grease and food spills easily so that you don’t have to spend all afternoon scrubbing. Plus, it is fume-free, with a lovely lemon scent, and you don’t even need gloves for it.

This pack of 3 Clorox Compostable Cleaning Wipes has a great 4.8-star rating, so you can be sure that they’ll work wonders for your kitchen. These wipes can effectively clean and wipe down many messes without harsh chemical fumes or residue. They can be used on pretty much any surface in the home, and they are compostable, as they are made of pant-based fibers.

Ensure that even your drawers are fresh with these Scentennials Drawer Liners that slowly emit a lovely long-lasting lavender scent. Imagine, all you have to do is place them in and your clothes and lines will smell fresh and divine.

All you have to do is wipe this Brellavi Pet Hair Remover Brush over any surface that attracts your pet’s hair, and it will remove fluff, hair and lint in just seconds. Plus, you don’t even need to manually remove the built-up fur from the brush afterwards, as you can simply dip it into the self-cleaning base.

This VacLife Hanheld Vacuum is cordless, which makes using it even easier. It has HEPA filters with premium filter wrap to avoid clogging, ensure good suction power and extend the lifetime of the gadget. Plus, it comes with a crevice nozzle tool and a brush tool to meet your various cleaning needs perfectly.

This Universal Stone Is one of those solutions that protects, cleans and polishes surfaces in one go. It does not emit an odor and is ideal for the kitchen or bathroom, especially to combat product stains that can arise after many washes, as it is capable of removing lime and hard water deposits, grease, and other hard-to-clean stains.

We've all got multiple screens these days, and they all get dusty or dirty. This EVEO Screen Cleaner Spray is designed for plasma screens, LCD, OLED, monitors, mobile phones. This is really a screen cleaner kit, since you will get both the spray and a high-quality microfiber cloth that together work to easily unwanted dust and smudges from your precious screens.

This ToiletShroom Toilet Plunger is very effective at clearing your clogged toilet drains by directly pushing out the clog. It is both a dredge tool and a squeegee that will give your bowl a deeper clean. It comes with a caddy so that you can store it without having to touch it.

Here's yet another use for your drill -- these RevoClean Cleaning Drill Attachments attach to any power drill or impact driver. You get a medium stiffness nylon round brush, a medium stiffness nylon ball brush, a 2-sided non-scratch nylon scrubber, and a 2-sided soft sponge. Not only do you get a deep clean with the power of a drill, but you also have various tools that are suitable for a range of different cleaning jobs.

Stardrops Miracle Cleaning Paste has over 118,000 ratings -- this popular all-purpose cleaner is good for cleaning dirt, grime and stains in pretty much any surface where you may need it. Works in the bathroom, kitchen, outdoors, or your floors and walls. “I got it yesterday and cleaned my sink today," writes a 5-star reviewer. "I have never seen it so clean! It removed the lime scale with a regular wash cloth and a little scrubbing."