The Best Mops, Wipes, and Brushes for Life’s Little (and BIG!) Spills

the best mops, brooms, and cleaners for spills large and small

Whether you’re an obsessive cleaner or someone who views mopping as the worst possible chore, we’ve rounded up cleaning supplies that will make your life much easier—and tidier. From kitchen scrubbing sponges to tile-cleaning mops, these products will have your house looking spick and span in no time!

For your kitchen and dining room floors

From fresh spills to dirt that’s been building up for a while (it happens), there’s nothing these mops and brooms can’t handle.

O-Cedar EasyWring Microfiber Spin Mop, $29.98 on Amazon

best mop and bucket on Amazon (O Cedar mop and bucket with mop wringer)


With over 6,300 customer reviews on Amazon, this mop has still held on to a four and a half star rating. That’s probably because of its absorbent, deep-cleaning microfiber that’s tough enough for you to scrub up your worst spills and grime. It also has a built-in wringer so you don’t have to worry about getting your hands dirty—and a splash guard so you don’t make a new mess while you’re cleaning.Buy Now

OXO Good Grips Angled Measuring Mop Bucket, $15.99 on Amazon

OXO mop bucket


If you already have a mop you’re loyal to, this mop bucket will help make your life easier. It holds up to four gallons of water, and has a soft, non-slip handle. It also has measurement markings so that you get your soap and water ratio perfect.Buy Now

Swiffer WetJet, $22.97 on Amazon

Swiffer WetJet


If you’re hoping to ditch the traditional mop all together, the Swiffer WetJet is the way to go. It includes a power mop, five cleaning pads, and batteries. The pads soak in all of the dirt and grime so that it doesn’t transfer as you mop. And rather than having to clean the mop itself, just toss the dirty pads when you’re done.Buy Now

TreeLen Dustpan and Broom, $27.99 on Amazon

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This long-handled TreeLen dustpan and broom features soft, angled bristles that don’t absorb water, making them super long-lasting. It’s also super compact and stores easily, so is great for small spaces too.Buy Now

For small spills on the carpet, coffee table, couch, or counter

Deal with little accidents on the spot.

HoLife Handheld Vacuum, $57.99 on Amazon

handheld vacuum


This handheld vacuum cleaner is perfect for cleaning furniture, carpeting, or even the inside of your car (so eat popcorn on the couch with impunity while you catch up on Netflix, or snack on homemade granola bars on your commute with no worries). It charges quickly and stays charged for up to 30 minutes. Its rubber jar brush head can also absorb liquid, making it perfect for cleaning up that red wine spill.Buy Now

Weiman Wood Cleaner and Polish Wipes, $4.49 on Amazon

wood polish cleaning cloths for coffee tables and wooden furniture


These wipes are great to have on hand to quickly polish up coffee tables, end tables, mantles, and all of your other living room furniture. In addition to cleaning up dust and spills and leaving behind a fresh scent, these wipes deposit a scratch-resistant layer to protect your wooden furniture from damage.Buy Now

Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Multi-Surface Everyday Cleaner, 3-pack for $11.06 on Amazon

Mrs. Meyers all-purpose cleaner on Amazon


If you’re looking for the perfect solution to add to your mop bucket or spray down your counters, Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Multi-Surface cleaner is the way to go. It smells like lavender and leaves your surfaces feeling and smelling fresh.Buy Now

Woolite INSTAclean Permanent Pet Stain Remover, 2-pack for $12.99 on Amazon

Woolite pet stain and food stain remover


If you have a new pet (or know what it’s like to spill a little wine while watching “Game of Thrones“), you already understand how useful and necessary a good carpet stain remover can be. This Woolite brand cleaner is perfect for getting up pet stains, food spills, and odors of all kinds.Buy Now

For kitchen grime

Got bigger issues? There’s help for those, too!

OXO Good Grips Extendable Scrubber, $12.99 on Amazon

OXO angled tile scrubber for bathroom or kitchen


This tile scrubber extends from 26 to 42 inches with a quick twist. It features an anti-microbial head that pivots—making it perfect for cleaning hard-to-reach angles. This is recommended for tubs and bathroom tile, but would also be perfect for cleaning grease off of a tiled kitchen backsplash, or reaching those tight corners near your stove and fridge.Buy Now

Drillbrush Power Scrubber, $14.96 on Amazon

drill brush cleaner attachment


Another highly reviewed Amazon find, this scrubbing drill brush attachment set comes with three different sizes and shapes of brush heads that will allow you to adjust the tool to fit the targeted area in your home. It’s marketed for the bathroom, but is also perfect for cleaning your stainless steel kitchen sink, or scrubbing off caked-on residue inside of a microwave. You could even devote one to cleaning out your compost bin. (Note that it doesn’t include the actual drill, but it’s perfect for making the one you already own into a multi-purpose tool.)

SonicScrubber Super Sonic Scrubber, $22.17 on Amazon

Don’t have, want, or need a drill? This electric cleaner is a good alternative for powerful scrubbing.

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Microfiber Hand Brushes, $24.97 on Amazon

microfiber cleaning brushes


This colorful microfiber hand brush set includes three adjustable brush sizes. The microfiber covers attract and trap dust particles (no more cobwebs in the corners, and don’t forget your recessed can lights), but could just as easily clean up flour spills on the counter—and they’re easy to remove so that you can toss them in the washing machine when you’re done.Buy Now

Mr. Clean Magic Eraser, $7.57 on Amazon

Mr. Clean Magic Eraser cleaning pads


If you haven’t ever used the Mr. Clean Magic Erasers, prepare for your life to change for the better. These sponges are made of durafoam and can scrub crayon off of your sheet rock walls (in case the kids decided to doodle in the dining room), or dried food residue off of your kitchen counters. You’ll want to use them everywhere—but be sure to do a small test spot first, because they’re seriously powerful!Buy Now

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