The 4 Best Cleaning Wipes for Different Types of Surfaces

These wipes make cleaning a whole lot easier

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Our Top Picks
"While wipes are not meant for scrubbing tough dried-on dirt, they do a great job at quickly cleaning most surfaces in your home."
"Window wipes make it easy to give glass surfaces a quick clean without having to spray glass cleaner all over the house."
Bathroom Tub and Tile:
Method APC Wipes at Home Depot
"We especially love these wipes' unique scents, so your bathroom will smell clean, but not overwhelmingly like cleaning products."
"Instead of dusting with a little elbow grease, use these wipes to get your surfaces truly clean, polished, and shining once again"
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Best for Countertops: Clorox Value Pack Bleach Free Cleaning Scented Disinfecting Wipes

Clorox disinfecting wipes work well when you have to clean surfaces exposed to germs such as your toilet or kitchen sink. While wipes are not meant for scrubbing tough dried-on dirt, they do a great job at quickly cleaning most surfaces in your home. Some wipes even have abrasive qualities, allowing you to scrub some surfaces while killing germs and bacteria.

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Glass: Windex Glass and Surface Wipes

When fingerprints, smudges, and splatters start showing up on your windows and doors, it is time for a wipe-down. Window wipes make it easy to give glass surfaces a quick clean without having to spray glass cleaner all over the house. You do not have to use extra paper towels; just grab the wipe and start using it. Most window wipes have enough liquid that you can get quite a long use out of each wipe.

The Best Way to Use Cleaning Wipes

Pay attention to the way you dispose of cleaning wipes. Even those that claim to be flushable can cause clogs in toilets and lead to other environmental hazards. The best way to dispose of a used cleaning wipe is simply to throw it in the trash. That way, you avoid clogging up toilets and the sewerage systems attached to them.

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Bathroom Tub and Tile: Method 70-Count APC Wipes French Lavender

Scrubbing a bathtub and bathroom tile is often one of the most labor-intensive chores due to the location of the surfaces and their level of grime. Method makes this pesky task easier with a wipe that easily wipes down bathtubs and shower stalls. We especially love that Method's wipes come in unique scents, like lavender, pink grapefruit, and lime-sea salt, so your bathroom will smell clean, but not overwhelmingly like cleaning products. Pay attention to the product you use depending on the surface, though: bathtubs and showers that have been resurfaced may require special, abrasive-free cleaners.

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Furniture: Murphy Oil Soap Soft Wipe

Wood wipes not only remove dust​ but also polish and clean wood with just one wipe. These are especially great if you do not regularly care for the wood surfaces in your home or office. Instead of simply dusting with a little elbow grease, you can use these wipes to ensure your surfaces are truly clean, polished, and shining once again.