8 must-have cleaning and sanitizing products that will make your life easier

Meaghan Wray
·3 min read

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These items are going to make your life so much easier.
These items are going to make your life so much easier.

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With everything that’s going on in the world right now, keeping your space clean and tidy might be feeling like a huge, unending task. With kids and fur babies running around, who has time to break out the mop and clean every nook and cranny?

Wether it’s making time to vacuum or throw in a fresh load of laundry, there’s technology for that.

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From the reemergence of the Roomba to touch-free, odour-controlled trash bins and ultraviolet cell phone and jewelry sanitizers, the Yahoo Lifestyle Canada team has every piece of tech to make your clean-up routine easier.

One of our current favourites is the cordless vacuum. And no, you don’t need to spend hundreds on a high-end variety, because there are plenty of affordable options on the market now. Avoiding having to unplug and move your cleaning device makes the tidying process so much better. This Roomie Tec option from Amazon is perfect for quick cleans in a pinch.

Looking for more tech to make your life simpler? Read on.

Roomie Tec Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner

Roomie Tec Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner (Photo via Amazon)
Roomie Tec Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner (Photo via Amazon)

This cordless vacuum proves that you don’t need to shell out hundreds of dollars to make your cleaning routine easier.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $139

iRobot Roomba Vacuum

iRobot Roomba Vacuum (Photo via Amazon)
iRobot Roomba Vacuum (Photo via Amazon)

The Roomba is making a big-time comeback. Control it from an app on your phone and let this incredible piece of technology do the cleaning for you.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $369 (originally $399)

Newild Cell Phone UV Sanitizer

Newild Cell Phone UV Sanitizer (Photo via Amazon)
Newild Cell Phone UV Sanitizer (Photo via Amazon)

With personal hygiene at an all-time high thanks to COVID-19, these UV sanitizers come in handy. Throw your cell phone in every time you come in the door to make sure you keep yourself and your family safe.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $59

Magnasonic Professional Ultrasonic Jewelry Cleaner

Magnasonic Professional Ultrasonic Jewelry Cleaner (Photo via Amazon)
Magnasonic Professional Ultrasonic Jewelry Cleaner (Photo via Amazon)

It’s easy to forget about cleaning our jewelry, but there’s a device for that, too. Throw your watch, rings and necklaces in at the end of the day to make sure you’re keeping your accessories pristine.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $53

iTouchless Automatic Trash Can

iTouchless Automatic Trash Can (Photo via Amazon)
iTouchless Automatic Trash Can (Photo via Amazon)

How often do you find yourself with your hands full, unable to open the garbage bin? This touchless trash can helps make your life easier by opening automatically and controlling any nasty odours until garbage day arrives.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $132

Airfree Filterless Air Purifier

Airfree Filterless Air Purifier (Photo via Amazon)
Airfree Filterless Air Purifier (Photo via Amazon)

Keep your home air clean and fresh with this sleek air purifier. Plus: you don’t have to worry about changing any filters.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $299

CamKix Screen Cleaning Spray Bottle and Cloth

CamKix Screen Cleaning Spray Bottle and Cloth (Photo via Amazon)
CamKix Screen Cleaning Spray Bottle and Cloth (Photo via Amazon)

On top of making sure your phone in sanitized at the end of the day, you can carry this little screen cleaning duo with you for quick cleans.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $15

Blusea Mini Washing Machine

Blusea Mini Washing Machine (Photo via Amazon)
Blusea Mini Washing Machine (Photo via Amazon)

Need to wash a few items but don’t want to put in a whole load of laundry? Pick up this super affordable—and super handy— portable washing machine.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $32

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