NEW YORK, March 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Dotdash Meredith's Better Homes & Gardens today released the winners of the second annual Clean House Awards, highlighting 42 innovative cleaners and tools that are easier to use, more powerful, and most importantly, safer for your family and the planet. The Better Homes & Gardens 2022 Clean House Awards are featured online and in the April issue, available on newsstands March 11.
"Better Homes & Gardens has been a trusted resource on all things home for a century, and our Clean House Awards bring our expertise into yet another area of home -- cleaning products and tools," said Better Homes & Gardens Editor in Chief Stephen Orr. "This year's lineup will help our audience make more informed choices for their routines with products that are as easy to use as they are effective."
The Better Homes & Gardens editors reviewed and tested over 100 new products they hoped would revolutionize home cleaning. Multiple editors used each product, comparing the contenders to each other and their previous cleaning routines in order to select the 42 Clean House Award Winners.
The Better Homes & Gardens 2022 Clean House Awards are listed below by category and are available online here.
Best Cleaning ToolsBest Bathroom Scrubber: Scotch-Brite Swift Scrub Bathroom Buildup RemoverBest Heavy-Duty Scrubber: RotoScrubBest Microfiber Glove: Pure Sky Glass and Multipurpose Cleaning GloveBest Eco-Friendly Sponge: Casabella Kind Scrub SpongeBest Microfiber Cloths: Skura Style WIPE ENVYBest Paper Towels: Reel Recycled Fiber Paper Towels
Best Cleaning WipesBest Cleaning Wipes for the Scent Lover: Real Simple Compostable WipesBest Wipes for the Single-Step Cleaner: 80ct Cleanwell Botanical Disinfecting WipesBest Cleaning Wipes for Big Jobs: Clorox® Multi-Purpose Paper Towel Wipes
Best All-Purpose CleanersBest All-Purpose Disinfectant: MicroGold Multi-Action Disinfectant Antimicrobial SprayBest All-Purpose Concentrate: Mrs. Meyer's Probiotic ConcentrateBest Eco-Friendly All-Purpose Cleaner: The Bare Home All Purpose Cleaner in Glass BottleBest Do-Anything All-Purpose Cleaner: MomRemedy Everything Household Cleaner & Stain Remover
Best Surface CleanersBest Cleaner for Soft Surfaces: Febreze Fabric Antimicrobial SprayBest Wood Floor Cleaner: Bona Hardwood Floor CleanerBest Cleaner for Mirrors and Windows: The Honest Company Glass Refillable Cleaning KitBest Kitchen Surface Cleaner: Libman Granite & Stainless Steel CleanerBest Wood Surface Cleaner: Aunt Fannie's Wood Surface CleanerBest Surface Sanitizer: OxiClean Laundry & Home SanitizerBest Exterior Surface Cleaner: Rejuvenate Dual System Outdoor House Wash and Window CleanerBest Sanitizing Light: OttLite Thrive LED Sanitizing Desk Lamp
Best Cleaning Products for Pet MessesBest Spray for Pet Messes:Bissell Pro Pet Stain & Odor Removing FormulaBest Carpet Shampoo for Pet Messes:Rocco & Roxie Oxy Carpet ShampooBest Cleaner for Pet Messes:Hoover CleanSlate Pet Carpet& Upholstery Spot CleanerBest Broom/Dustpan for Pet Messes: O-Cedar PowerCorner Pet Pro Broom & Step-On Dust Pan
Best Laundry CleanersBest Overall Laundry Detergent: Safely Everyday Laundry DetergentBest Eco-Friendly Liquid Detergent: Seventh Generation EasyDose Power +Best Eco-Friendly Detergent Sheets: Grove Co. Power Clean SheetsBest Deep-Cleaning Detergent: Tide Hygenic Clean Heavy Duty 10x Free Power PodsBest Laundry Scent: Downy Light Scent Booster BeadsBest Laundry Booster: Blueland Oxi Laundry Booster
Best Dish CleanersBest Scented Dish Soap: Gain Power BlastBest Dishwasher Pods: Cascade PlatinumBest Ergonomic Dish Soap: Dawn EZ-Squeeze Platinum Refreshing RainBest Eco-Friendly Dishwasher Pods: AspenClean Zero Waste Dishwasher Pods
Best Floor CleanersBest Deep Cleaner for Floors: Shark® Steam & ScrubBest Stick Vacuum: Dyson V15 Detect Cord-Free VacuumBest Vacuum-Mop Combo: Tineco Floor One S5Best Hand Vacuum: BLACK+DECKER Dustbuster AdvancedClean Slim Cordless Hand Vacuum
Best Robot VacsBest Self-Emptying Robot Vacuum: iRobot Roomba j7+ Robot VacuumBest Self-Emptying Vacuum-Mop Combo: DEEBOT OZMO N8 PRO+Best Robot Vacuum for Pet Owners: eufy RoboVac X8
For more information on the Better Homes & Gardens 2022 Clean House Awards, click here.
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