Cleaning Supplies List: What to Keep in Your House Cleaning Kit

This mega cleaning supplies list has everything you need to clean your house from top to bottom.

Having the right cleaning products and tools at your disposal can make all the difference as you tackle various house-cleaning tasks.

We’ve compiled an ultimate home cleaning supplies list covering everything you need to clean every room and corner of your home. Let’s get to it!

If you book a cleaner on Homeaglow you do not need to supply anything. Your cleaner will bring their own equipment and supplies. If you'd like your cleaner to use your own products, that’s possible too. Just let them know prior to your appointment.


Mega cleaning supplies list for your whole house

This mega cleaning supplies list has all the essential cleaning products and tools you’ll need to clean your entire home. This includes the necessary supplies for removing stains, spills, scuffs, dirt, grime, grease, and more.

Below this mega list, we’ve also included separate, specialized lists for both the bathroom and kitchen in case you prefer to have dedicated cleaning kits for those rooms.

Cleaning products 

Gather these products:

Apple cider and white vinegar

  • Where to use: shower grout, toilet bowl, garbage disposal, glass, mirrors, windows, showerheads, faucets.
  • Why we love it: non-toxic, natural disinfectant, effective against mold and mildew, removes mineral deposits, and eliminates tough stains and odors. Pair it with baking soda for maximum cleaning power.

Baking soda

  • Where to use: kitchen countertops, sinks, oven, refrigerator, bathroom surfaces.
  • Why we love it: natural deodorizer, mild abrasive for scrubbing, and effective grease-cutter.


  • Where to use: cutting boards, microwave, stains, faucets, brass, and copper items.
  • Why we love it: natural antibacterial properties, fresh scent, and effectiveness against stains.

Disinfecting wipes

  • Where to use: high-touch surfaces like doorknobs, light switches, and electronics.
  • Why we love it: convenient, effective at killing germs, and easy to use on the go.

Oven cleaner

  • Where to use: inside ovens, grills, baking sheets.
  • Why we love it: powerful at removing baked-on grease and tough stains.

Magic eraser

  • Where to use: scuff marks, walls, baseboards.
  • Why we love it: easily removes marks and stains with just water.

Mild dish soap

  • Where to use: kitchen dishes, utensils, glassware, pots, pans, kitchen countertops, greasy surfaces, and bathroom fixtures.
  • Why we love it: powerful degreaser, removes tough food residues and is gentle on hands.

Mild detergent

  • Where to use: delicate fabrics, handwashing, and gentle cleaning tasks.
  • Why we love it: cleans effectively without damaging sensitive materials.

Hydrogen peroxide

  • Where to use: disinfect countertops, cutting boards, stains on clothes, and bathroom surfaces.
  • Why we love it: powerful disinfectant, eliminates stains, effective against mold and mildew.

All-purpose cleaner

  • Where to use: everywhere — kitchen, bathroom, living room, kid’s room, etc.
  • Why we love it: versatile, cuts through grime, and saves time on switching products.

Rubbing alcohol

  • Where to use: disinfect surfaces, electronics, glass, mirrors, and windows.
  • Why we love it: kills germs, evaporates quickly, and leaves no streaks.

Pencil eraser


  • Where to use: glass surfaces, mirrors, and windows.
  • Why we love it: provides streak-free shine and clarity to glass surfaces.


  • Where to use: disinfecting and sanitizing surfaces, whitening clothes.
  • Why we love it: powerful germ-killing properties, effective against tough stains and mold.


  • Where to use: removing stickers and adhesive residues, lubricating hinges, and more.
  • Why we love it: versatile, helps with various cleaning and maintenance tasks.

Olive oil

  • Where to use: polishing and conditioning wooden furniture and stainless steel surfaces.
  • Why we love it: provides a natural and effective way to enhance shine and reduce streaks.

Enzyme cleaner

  • Where to use: stains and odors caused by organic materials, such as pet accidents or food spills.
  • Why we love it: uses natural enzymes to break down and eliminate tough stains and odors.


Pair these brushes, towels, and other supplies with your cleaning products kit.

Toilet brush and holder

  • Where to use: toilet bowls.
  • Why we love it: helps to scrub away dirt and grime without getting your hands dirty.

Mop and mop bucket

  • Where to use: hardwood floors, tile, laminate, and other hard surfaces.
  • Why we love it: mops are equipped with absorbent materials for efficient cleaning, plus the bucket allows for easy mop wringing.

Dust mask

  • Where to use: dusty areas and when cleaning or handling potentially harmful particles.
  • Why we love it: protects the respiratory system from inhaling dust and allergens.

Protective goggles

  • Where to use: cleaning chemicals and dusty areas.
  • Why we love it: shields eyes from potential splashes, fumes, chemicals, or dust particles.

Scrub brush

  • Where to use: grout, tiles, bathroom surfaces, and tough stains.
  • Why we love it: provides extra scrubbing power for deep cleaning.


  • Where to use: glass windows, shower doors, and mirrors.
  • Why we love it: provides streak-free cleaning and eliminates watermarks.

Broom and dustpan

  • Where to use: hard floors, tile, and outdoor areas.
  • Why we love it: quick and easy for sweeping up debris.

Step ladder

  • Where to use: high shelves, ceiling fans, and light fixtures.
  • Why we love it: allows safe access to hard-to-reach areas for cleaning.

Microfiber cloths

  • Where to use: countertops, mirrors, windows, furniture.
  • Why we love it: traps dust and dirt effectively without using harsh chemicals. Plus, it’s gentle on cleaning different surfaces.

Cleaning gloves

  • Where to use: all cleaning tasks.
  • Why we love it: keeps hands clean and safe from chemicals and dirt.

Paper towels

  • Where to use: all-around cleaning, spills, and quick wipe-ups.
  • Why we love it: convenient, disposable, and highly absorbent.

Soft-bristled brush

  • Where to use: delicate surfaces, floors, electronics, and collectibles.
  • Why we love it: gentle on surfaces, effectively removes dust and dirt.

Basins and buckets

  • Where to use: soaking and cleaning 
  • Why we love it: convenient for holding water and cleaning solutions.


  • Where to use: kitchen, bathroom, and general cleaning tasks.
  • Why we love it: absorbs liquid for cleaning, is versatile, and can be used for scrubbing.

Spray bottle

  • Where to use: DIY cleaning solutions, disinfectants, and various cleaners.
  • Why we love it: allows easy mixing and application of customized cleaning solutions.

Vacuum cleaner

  • Where to use: carpets, rugs, hardwood floors, and upholstery.
  • Why we love it: efficiently removes dirt, pet hair, and allergens from various surfaces.

Lint roller

  • Where to use: clothing, upholstery, and pet hair removal.
  • Why we love it: easily picks up lint, dust, and hair without washing.

Bathroom cleaning supplies list

If you prefer to assemble a separate cleaning kit for your bathroom, here’s what to include. 

  • Protective goggles
  • Mop and mop bucket
  • Scrub brushes
  • Soft-bristled brush
  • Steam cleaner
  • Spray bottles
  • Toilet brush and holder
  • Basins and buckets

Kitchen cleaning supplies list

The same goes for your kitchen. Include these supplies in a kitchen-only cleaning kit. 

  • Microfiber cloths
  • Basins and buckets
  • Sponge
  • Protective goggles
  • Dust mask
  • Mop and mop bucket
  • Scrub brushes
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Lint roller
  • Paper towels
  • Spray bottle
  • Broom and dustpan
  • Step ladder
  • Soft-bristled brush

Tackle home cleaning with this mega cleaning supplies list

Keeping your home clean is vital for your health and peace of mind. And a well-stocked cleaning supply kit can make the job easier and more efficient. 

So whether you’re moving to a new home, getting ready for your first apartment, or simply taking stock of your current supplies, this cleaning supplies list will help you stay ahead. 

Need help keeping on top of your other house cleaning tasks? 

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