15 Essential Cleaning Products Every Millennial Should Own
Adulting is hard, but keeping these essential items on hand can help make it a little easier.
So maybe we weren't formally taught how to iron in a home economics class, but that doesn't mean we don't want (or need) to learn. For millennials, like myself, who feel intimidated by household chores, it's easy to get caught up with the latest gadgets and devices that promise to make cleaning easier. But, truthfully, you really only need a few simple items to tackle the most daunting cleaning tasks.
I rounded up 15 versatile and handy products that make this whole housekeeping thing more manageable and approachable. Keep scrolling to see what every millennial should have on-hand when cleaning day rolls around.
Instead of reaching for paper towels or disinfectant wipes the next time you need to dust or clean, give a microfiber cloth a try. They're great for achieving a streak-free finish on mirrors, windows, TVs and computers. And, of course, they're reusable to help you cut down on waste.
A high-quality vacuum is a must for banishing dust bunnies. This Dyson machine lands in the top 10 on rating lists from Forbes and Consumer Reports. It's time to kick that old clunker you've had since college to the curb and invest in something nice. You've earned it, after all.
For quick clean-up, multi-purpose wipes are your best friend. These Seventh Generation ones smell heavenly and are completely safe to use around children. A 98 percent USDA Certified Biobased product, these wipes are made without dyes or synthetic fragrances. Plus, the scent is made from essential oils and botanical ingredients.
As a tech-savvy, eco-conscious millennial, you're likely always looking for easy, automated ways to live a sustainable lifestyle. Grove Collaborative makes it super simple to stock up on natural cleaning supplies and household items. With customizable monthly auto-shipments, you'll never forget to pick up paper towels or dish soap during a Target run.