You’ll wonder how you lived so long without these smart finds.
If you like your home goods to be practical, efficient, and well-reviewed, then today is your lucky day. This list of clever home improvement products is not only chock full of high ratings from happy buyers, but they’re all sold on Amazon, too — so with just a few clicks of your mouse or taps of your screen, they could be all yours. And, if you’re someone for whom household maintenance and chores doesn’t come naturally (ahem, like me), then you’ll especially appreciate the guidance and confidence you can glean from the reviews, too. Vinyl Floor Waste
So, take a look around your home — if there’s an area that needs your attention or a project you’ve been putting off, then chances are good you’ll find a solution in this list.
Install these weatherproof motion sensor solar lights where they can receive sunlight, and then enjoy their three practical lighting modes: security mode, permanent on, and smart brightness mode. With wide angle coverage, they’re practical and versatile — plus, they’re super easy to install. They come in packs of two, four, or six.
When you’re whipping up dinner at home with the help of these stainless steel utensils, you’ll feel like a professional chef. This 10-piece set has everyday items you use, like spoons, ladles, whisks, tongs, and more. Each utensil has a nonstick and heat-resistant technology, as well.
This salad chopper is unlike any other knife you’ve ever owned. Designed to rock back and forth, it slices through vegetables and fruit (and other foods like cheese) with swiftness and ease and boasts two sharp blades and a blade cover for safety. The chopper is made from durable stainless steel and costs just $8.
More compact than a power strip, and featuring USB ports too, this six-outlet extender also doubles as an automatic nightlight with three brightness levels. Everything is spaced so that all ports are accessible at the same time, making it a sleek and efficient way to maximize your outlets and your space.
This cable management box can save you lots of hassle and clutter. With measurements of roughly 12 by 5 by 4.5 inches, it’ll comfortably hold your surge protector, and it features cutouts for cords and wires to slip through. Plus, the bamboo lid fits into most decor styles, so it’ll fit right into your home.
Paper towels are a kitchen staple, but storing them can be cumbersome. Enter this adhesive paper towel holder, which you can apply to your wall, to the underside of your cabinets, or even to your refrigerator. It’s ready when it arrives, and all you do is peel and stick it to your desired location. One buyer dubbed it, “Holy Grail of Paper Towel Holders.”
If you’re short on space but heavy on shoes, consider these under-bed shoe organizers. Each one holds up to 12 pairs of adult shoes (boot options are available, too), and there are handles so you can reach and retrieve shoes with ease. Plus, they zip closed and have a transparent top so you can see everything at a glance.
Great for storage or display, this lazy Susan round table is equal parts form and function. The elegant bamboo blends in with almost any decor style, and the smooth rotation means that everything you serve or store on it is always within reach. The 10-inch diameter also makes it a great choice for cabinets or pantry organizing, too.
The back of your closet? Check. The underside of your kitchen cabinets? Check. The storage space beneath your sink? Check. These remote controlled LED lights provide light with the tap of a button, and they’re a cinch to install — they come with both adhesive tape or screws for your convenience. It’s no surprise over 23,000 shoppers give them five stars.
Need to get dinner on the table fast because your schedule doesn’t allow for anything less? Snag this electric ceramic titanium skillet and cook food up to 30% faster than most regular nonstick skillets, according to the manufacturer. This skillet is perfect for cooking so many foods and is resistant to scratching. It comes with a dishwasher-safe glass lid and features stay-cool handles.
A loose or wrinkled rug is an eyesore at best and a danger at worst. Use these best-selling rug grippers to secure the corners of rugs or mats and enjoy the peace of mind and polish that they provide. Packages come with four pieces.
There’s nothing more refreshing than a perfectly chilled drink, and with this set of insulating wine tumblers, you can always have one on hand. With four in a set, each tumbler is made of break-resistant stainless steel with double-wall insulation. You also get handy lids that slide open to minimize the chance of spills.
If your mops, brooms, baseball bats, or umbrellas are taking up precious space in your home, then you need this wall mount broom holder. It comes in two sizes, with three or four clamp-style holders, plus four or five hooks. What’s more, depending on where you mount, it can hold up to 50 pounds. Hardware for installation is included, too.
Free up space on bookshelves and tables while making your room look so much more interesting and aesthetically pleasing with these unique criss-cross floating shelves. The set of two shelves are easy to mount with the included hardware and come in five finishes that include gray, espresso, and white.
A set of these pants hangers offers an instant upgrade to your closet, so it’s no wonder that they’ve garnered thousands of glowing reviews. They’re study, sleek, and smooth, and they swivel to make it easy to grab whatever you need. Choose from three different colors of wood, and a pack of 10 or 20 hangers.
Take the guesswork out of whether or not your meat is safe to eat with the help of this digital thermometer. It also saves you the hassle from having to look up proper cook temperatures for different kinds of meat thanks to its nifty reference chart on the end of the handle. Its light-up LED display screen that's easy to read is just a bonus.
This tufted ottoman serves double duty, serving as a functional accent piece and a convenient storage solution. With a faux leather material in classic black, it’s easy to clean and easy to incorporate into your existing decor. It’s earned plenty of fans on Amazon, with many reviewers praising it for being the “perfect size.”
Line these apothecary jars up on your bathroom counter or set them on your desk for and attractive and functional display. Perfect for swabs and cotton balls, or paperclips and pins, they’re sturdy plastic, and you can choose between different sizes and among four styles for the lids.
Is it a spice rack? Is it a spice drawer? It’s both. This handy pull-out spice organizer has a railing edge to keep everything in place, and it comes in three colors and nine sizes. Plus, all installation hardware is included (which buyers agree is a cinch).
These nonslip felt pads are the perfect budget-friendly solution to preventing excessive floor damage from happening. They’re pre-scored, which makes it easy to cut them as small as you need to fit the feet of your furniture. And you can install them in just a few seconds by hand by firmly pressing the adhesive backing onto the surface where you want the pad.
Is your refrigerator handle currently covered with fingerprints and streaks? No judgment, it happens to all of us. If you want to avoid such smudges in the future, consider these refrigerator door handle covers with over 14,000 five-star ratings. They attach easily with hook-and-loop closure and are made of soft, machine-washable material.
Line your walkway, light your garden, or simply stake these solar garden lights in your planters or on your patio. They’re weatherproof and waterproof, too, and they come on automatically so little maintenance is required once they’re installed. Choose from three colors, and sets of six or eight.
There’s probably a little storage right under one of your fridge shelves — and it’s the perfect space to store eggs. With space for up to 18 eggs, this egg drawer clips onto any refrigerator shelf and slides out smoothly for easy access once you decide to whip up an omelet. It’s a great way to free up extra fridge storage, and one reviewer called it “The most amazing thing you never knew you needed.”
As much as we love our pets, we don’t always love the smells they leave behind. This pet odor eliminator promises to tackle even the most pungent ones, and it has a pleasant citrus smell thanks to orange oil. More than 60,000 shoppers give it five stars, and the reviews are full of success stories, with some buyers even calling it “magic!”
Pop this shower and tub drain protector in your bath or shower, and enjoy clog-free drains for months, or even years, to come. The dome shape ensures it fits over multiple styles of drains, and a weighted stainless steel feature helps it stay in place. Reviewers, who give it over 25,000 five-star ratings, especially love how easy it is to use, as it sure beats snaking a drain or calling in a plumber.
Fixing you messy kitchen drawer is easy — just slide in this bamboo drawer organizer so that every tool has a home. It expands from three to five slots (and is available in other sizes as well). The water-resistant bamboo easily wipes clean, and this pick maintains an impressive overall 4.7-star rating with nearly 10,000 reviews.
Any home baker will love the even bake they get when using this rimmed aluminum baking sheet. This baking sheet was designed with a rolled edge to prevent it from warping while in the oven. Plus, it comes with a wire rack to place your freshly baked cookies on for cooling.
There are plenty of reasons these hand-poured candles have become a fast-growing popular item on Amazon. One feature they can boast that other candles can’t is the fact they are smokeless, thanks to their cotton wicks. And for anyone simply looking for ambient lighting without an overpowering fragrance, they’re also unscented.
When your current salt and pepper shakers are no longer cutting it, this attractive spice storage container set offers you an easy, affordable upgrade. Each bamboo container features a magnetic lid that rotates open, so you can easily access your spices and then close it shut to keep them fresh and dry. But the containers aren’t limited to just S&P and other spices — you can also use them for jewelry, small bathroom items, and more.
Some single-use kitchen gadgets aren’t worth their price tag, but this is not one of them. The 4-cup fat separator can be used for holiday dinners, soups and bone broths, and even, according to one reviewer, making dog food. The separator is heat-resistant, dishwasher-safe, and mess-free thanks to the bottom-release design. It even comes with a multi-use peeler for all that sauce prep.
If you’re looking for ways to cut back on your carbon footprint, swapping out single-use paper towels for these Swedish dishcloths is a way to get started. They’re made from a blend of cellulose and cotton, which gives them extra absorbency and lets them be washed and used again.
It’s not just you — plastic wrap, wax paper, and foil boxes are indeed awkward to store. This box organizer is perfectly sized to accommodate them, and the shelves are adjustable so you can customize it for your collection. Even better, the coated steel frame and plastic shelves promise to hold up to 20 pounds of weight.
Step up your routine with this high pressure rainfall shower head that’s a breeze to install. It’s sleek and attractive, and easy to clean thanks to the rubber nozzles. This pick maintains an impressive 4.7-star rating after over 34,000 reviews. Plus, with seven metallic finishes to choose from, you’ll be sure to find the perfect match for your space (dibs on the rainbow version).
Whether you’re trying to prevent the door in your bathroom, kitchen, or home office from slamming into the wall (damaging the surface and your ear drums right along with it), these door stoppers are the answer. You get six ultra-durable thermoplastic rubbers pads that adhere to your wall with sturdy 3M adhesive. The best part is that they’re transparent so they blend in seamlessly with your decor.
Useful on the front or backside of your cabinets, this hanging basket multiplies your storage space without requiring any extra tools or setup — just hook it onto your cupboard door and you’ll be good to go. It’s available in three neutral colors and four versatile sizes.
The texture of this waffle weave shower curtain is so soft that you may be tempted to dry off with it instead of your towel. Buyers rave about the upscale appearance and practicality— it can be used with or without a liner, and the heavyweight material is durable and attractive. Choose from dozens of sizes and 20 colors.
Having a well-made set of oven mitts and pot holders is a must for anyone who cooks regularly. These have heat-resistant technology and silicone stripes on their surface for a nonslip grip. They even come with a 100% satisfaction guarantee that you’ll love how they work.
What’s better than a neutral storage bin that folds down flat when not in use? Six neutral storage bins with rave reviews. These best-selling baskets — with a 4.6-star rating on Amazon — come in a variety of colors, so they promise to look great wherever you need some tidying. Use them for shoes, scarves, jeans, notebooks, toys, and so much more.
This freestanding sliding basket organizer is perfect for a counter, cupboard, or closet, allowing you to search for what you need without disturbing the rest of your storage space. Made with coated metal, it comes in five different colors (including teal). If you buy more than one, they’re stackable, too.
You may want to sit down for this one. Spoon holders have been around for a while, but have you ever seen a lid and spoon holder in one? When positioned near your stove top, it makes the perfect spot for — you guessed it — a lid and a spoon or other cooking utensil. Plus, the stainless steel material makes it easy to clean and maintain.
Tile Insert Shower Drain This article was originally published on June 25, 2022