The Ultimate Cleaning Kit

small__3204500282After 9 years in the cleaning business, I’ve discovered some great tools and products to make cleaning your home or office effective and efficient. Here’s what I recommend is in everyone’s cleaning kit.

Tools (get the best quality you can afford)

  • Microfiber Towels
  • Microfiber Mop Pads
  • Microfiber Mop Pad Holder
  • Cotton/Terrycloth Towels
  • Single Edge Razor
  • 5-in-1 Tool
  • Bone Scrapper
  • Toilet Brush & Misc. Brushes
  • Squeegee
  • Reusable Spray Bottles
  • Carrying Tote
  • Small & Large Buckets
  • Vacuum (not bag-less and with beater brush)
  • Dustpan and Broom
  • Nitrile or reusable gloves


  • Water
  • Glass/All Purpose Cleaner
  • Degreaser
  • Disinfectant
  • Goo Gone or Goof Off
  • Mr. Clean Magic Eraser
  • Bar Keeper’s Friend
  • Swiffer Duster (the only non-green item I recommend, it works pretty darn well)

Before you run out to the store, please consider green cleaning practices and alternatives.

If you have any questions about any of these items or where to find them, please let me know. Feel free to add items from your “must have” list below.

Photo by Verbunkos

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