The Best All-Purpose Cleaners

All-purpose cleaners carry the load of your housework. While they may not actually clean every surface, they clean enough to be a staple of your cleaning routine. A good all-purpose Cleaner will work on multiple surfaces and accomplish many types of cleaning needs in the home.

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    Method All Purpose Cleaner
    Method All Purpose Pink Grapefruit Cleaner. Method Home Care

    If you're looking for an all-purpose cleaner that smells wonderful, works fabulously, and doesn't leave a sticky residue, you're looking for Method. Method's All-Purpose Cleaner is available in lavender and pink grapefruit scents. The cleaner sprays evenly removes grease and stuck-on debris and leaves the area smelling fresh and clean. Designed to be used on most washable surfaces in your home, Method's AllPurpose Spray is perfect to keep your home looking and smelling great.

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    Ecover All-Purpose Cleaner
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    Ecover's All-Purpose Cleaner works well on lots of types of surfaces.  Whether you need to clean a countertop or mop a floor, Ecover can handle it.  In addition, Ecover All-Purpose cleaner is made from natural ingredients, is biodegradable, and uses no animal testing.  Its soft citrus scent is pleasant without being overpowering.

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    LifeTree All Purpose Spray

    LifeTree All Purpose Spray
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    LifeTree's All Purpose spray has a fresh lavender scent that will leave your washable surfaces smelling great. The cleaner does a fabulous job at removing grease. Life Tree has the added benefit of being biodegradable and phosphate free. If you're looking for an earth-friendly all-purpose cleaner, Life Tree is a choice that can keep your home green and clean.

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    Seventh Generation Free and Clear All Purpose Cleaner
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    Seventh Generation's Free and Clear All Purpose Cleaner contains no fumes or dyes. This all-purpose cleaner is non-toxic and hypo-allergenic, making it a great option for those with sensitive skin or breathing problems. Even though this natural product is gentle on the skin, it's super tough on grease and dirt.

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    Fantastik Orange Action All Purpose Cleaner combines the degreasing action of oranges with Fantastik's cleaning power. Besides being a tough warrior on dirt and grime, Fantastik Orange Action All Purpose Cleaner can actually remove stains on many surfaces in the home. The cleaner is versatile enough to be used on many surfaces in most rooms in your home.

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    Lysol All Purpose Cleaner
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    Lysol All Purpose Cleaner is available in a bottle and spray form. Use Lysol to clean floors, countertops, sinks, appliances and more. Lysol All Purpose Cleaner degreases, removes grime, and deodorizes most of the surfaces in your home. A staple in many homes, Lysol All Purpose Cleaner is a great disinfectant, killing germs that may be lurking in your home.

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    Mr. Clean Antibacterial Multi-Purpose Spray
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    Mr. Clean's Antibacterial Multi-Purpose Spray comes in a variety of scents. It cuts grease and dirt and has the added benefit of killing germs. You can use this multi-purpose spray to clean almost all of the surfaces inside and outside the house. Use it to mop and then use it to clean patio furniture.

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    Windex Multi Surface Cleaner With Vinegar
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    If you hate the ammonia of glass cleaners but love the cleaning power, try Windex Multi-Surface Cleaner with Vinegar. Great for use on glass and mirrors as well as countertops and more. With the added vinegar, your sure to get a streak-free shine on tons of surfaces in your home. And don't worry it doesn't have a vinegar smell either.

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    Formula 409 All Purpose Cleaner
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    Formula 409 has long been a favorite choice for many looking for a great all-purpose cleaner. With powerful grease cutting action and the ability to clean dirt effectively, Formula 409 continues to be a great choice and can be found fairly inexpensively at many stores.

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    Dish soap
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    Dish soap is a fantastic all-purpose cleaner. Mild dish soap can be used on a variety of surface.  Dish soap is especially great for oily areas on your surfaces.