You probably didn't realize these eyesores around your home are so cheap & easy to fix

Say bye to scuffed walls and ragged kitchen utensils.

You probably didn't realize these eyesores around your home are so cheap & easy to fix
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Everyone has parts of their home they hate looking at, whether it’s a scratch on the wall or a disorganized closet. Sometimes, these small annoyances feel like a big undertaking to fix, but they can actually be much easier and cheaper than you realize. This list includes a variety of affordable solutions for the eyesores around your house.

For example, it’s impossible to ignore the pet hair that piles up on furniture, rugs, and clothing, but you can help manage it with this pet hair remover. Or if you’re a cat lover (but not a cat litter lover), this hidden litter box looks like a piece of high-end furniture.

If storage and organization are problems for you, then you’re in luck. This list features tons of organizational tools, like this purse storage that hangs over the back of your closet or a monitor stand with drawers for storing your office supplies.

Whether you want to make small cosmetic changes or completely rearrange a room, you’ll find plenty of cheap and easy solutions on this list.

01

Paint chipping on your walls

Freshly painted walls look great, but eventually, the paint is likely to chip in at least a few spots. Instead of getting out your rollers and painting pants, try these fillable brush pens designed for touch-ups. The pens can be filled with paint like a syringe and have a brush tip you can use to paint over chips or scratches in the paint.

02

The grout in your bathroom is dirty

Once the grout around your bathroom tiles goes gray or black from the dirt, it can be hard to clean and get it white again. This grout pen lets you color in the grout to give it a clean white look without having to scrub your bathroom with a toothbrush for hours. Each pen is enough to cover about 150 square feet.

03

Your kitchen accessories don't match at all

If you’re like me, then your collection of oven mitts is probably mismatched and falling apart. Give them an upgrade with this set of oven mitts and potholders in matching colors. They have lining for insulation and are heat-resistant up to 480 degrees. They also have silicone strips on the outside so you can more securely grip pots and pans.

04

Your furniture is covered in pet hair

It always feels like piles of pet hair accumulate just minutes after vacuuming. This lint roller helps pick up pet fur, dandruff, and lint in between vacuuming sessions. Use it on your furniture, clothing, or carpet. The roller is lightweight and easy to carry around, with a release button that allows you to easily dispense the accumulated hair.

05

The drying rack takes up too much space in your laundry room

Drying racks for your clothing tend to take up a lot of space, but this three-tiered drying rack hangs over the back of your door, so it won’t take up any extra room on the floor. It comes with metal hooks that you can either hang over the top of the door or on a rod in the closet or shower.

06

Your bare walls could use some decoration

To combat both empty walls and any knick-knacks that pile up around your home, try this set of two floating wall shelves. Their multi-tiered shape is more dimensional than a traditional straight shelf, and they’re available in five colors and finishes to perfectly match your aesthetic.

07

Your pile of purses that has nowhere to live

Purses can be tricky to store, because they’re bulky and don’t always hang well. This purse organizer hangs over the back of your closet door and has clear slots that securely hold your purses. They come in a pack of two and each organizer has six deep pockets. They can also be used to hold towels or other linens.

08

The toilet brush that hasn’t been replaced in years

You probably don’t think about your toilet brush unless you’re using it, which means you probably haven’t thought about replacing it. Give your bathroom an upgrade with this stainless steel toilet brush and holder. It has a bronze color and the brush is completely concealed when in the holder.

09

Your seasonal clothing and bedding are bursting out of your closet

Take those overflowing comforters, blankets, and jackets from their precarious perch on your closet shelf and neatly store them instead in this underbed storage organizer. It comes in a set of two, is made of sturdy but breathable non-woven polypropylene, and slips effortlessly under your bed to be discreetly hidden away. A clear plastic cover allows you to see what’s contained inside and a handle allows for easy retrieval.

10

Your front walkway is too dark to see

If you don’t have proper lighting on the outside of your house, it can be hard to see your walkway or front door, especially for guests coming over for a visit. These solar-powered garden lights have stakes at one end so you can stick them in the grass or dirt in your yard. They charge in the sun and automatically turn on when it gets dark out.

11

The stash of tea bags is disorganized

Keep your collection of tea bags organized with this bamboo tea box that has eight compartments and a transparent lid so you can see what’s inside. It also has a small drawer where you can store other tea accessories, like a spoon or tea infuser.

12

Having a bunch of plastic hangers that break

I’ve broken plenty of plastic hangers, either because they’ve gotten too worn out or just snapped after holding a heavy item. These wooden hangers are sturdy enough to hold even your heaviest clothes, with a durable metal hook for hanging. They also have notches to prevent your clothes from slipping off.

13

There are scuffs and markings on your walls

Getting scuffs or marks on your walls are just a natural part of life, but these magic eraser sponges can help clean them off. The sponges are made from a melamine resin material that gives a powerful clean without having to use harsh chemicals. They can be used on walls, appliances, glass, and plenty of other materials.

14

The cords from your TV are distracting

Nothing messes up carefully curated decor like the eyesore that is a dangling TV cable (or any kind of cable, really). They’re an inevitable part of life, but at least you can hide them with these cord covers for the wall. The cover is wide enough to hold 3-6 cables, depending on the width. It’s white but can be painted to match your wall color.

15

Your hats get bent out of shape because there’s nowhere to store them

Most of my baseball hats are just laying around the house in random places, but if I had this cap organizer rack, I could easily hang them in my closet. The rack fits onto a hanger and has 10 metal clips that can clasp onto your hats. It can also be used for other small clothing items, like beanies or gloves.

16

Your granite countertops are dirty or streaky

You may not realize it, but all-purpose cleaning products have harsh chemicals that can damage a granite countertop. This granite cleaner is designed for cleaning stone with a neutral pH so it will enhance the shine on your counters instead of dulling them. It can also be used on marble and quartz countertops.

17

Your phone charger is always falling off your desk

When they’re not in use, phone charges tend to end up in a crumpled heap on the floor. Keep them tidy with these cable clips that keep them securely attached to your desk. The clips attach with an adhesive and have five slots for holding your cords. You also get a second, smaller piece that has three slots.

18

Office supplies clutter up your desk

This monitor stand not only raises your monitor a few inches off the surface of your desk, but also doubles as storage for your office supplies. It has two drawers, one with dividers and one with open space. Use it to hold office supplies like paper clips and pens, as well as folders and documents.

19

Your salt and pepper shakers have seen better days

There’s no need to continue rocking the generic black and white salt and pepper shakers with vegetables on them (if you know you know) or decanting bulk seasonings into tiny containers when these pinch bowls with swiveling lids exist. They are super convenient to use, look stunning on a counter or table, and don’t need to be refilled often thanks to their generous size.

20

The shampoo & soap bottles in your bathroom mess up the decor

If your shampoo and soap bottles are messing up the aesthetics of your bathroom, transfer the liquid into this set of matching bottles. The refillable bottles are a matching set labeled to hold shampoo, conditioner, and body wash. The bottles are clear, but they also come in other translucent colors including green, gray, and amber.

21

Spare toilet paper is stacked on top of the toilet tank

The back of your toilet isn’t very clean, so it’s not the best stop to store toilet paper. This toilet paper roll holder can fit around seven rolls of toilet paper. And the best part is that it’s designed to look like a sheep, with the rolls taking place of the sheep’s wool, adding a whimsical piece of decor to your bathroom.

22

Your oil & vinegar bottles look uncoordinated in the kitchen

If you’re tired of seeing mismatched bottles add visual clutter to your kitchen, opt for this matching oil and vinegar bottle set. They’re made of amber brown glass, include a funnel, and come with four pouring spouts for effortless dispensing – two with a flip top and two that include a dust cap. They’re dishwasher-safe and come available in a dark green option as well as one that’s clear with convenient measurement markings.

23

Your furniture is covered with water stains

In an ideal world, you and your guests would use a coaster every time you set down a drink — but, that doesn’t always happen. Luckily, this water mark remover cloth helps erase those white rings caused by setting down a wet glass. Reviewers rave about how well the cloth works with one calling it “a total miracle.”

24

There’s a sticky bottle of honey dripping onto your countertop or dining table

Honey bottles can get pretty sticky pretty fast, and the same goes for maple syrup. This honey dispenser allows you to easily drizzle these messy toppings by pressing the button on its handle — and gravity takes care of the rest. Instead of having to invert the container, the liquid comes out of the bottom, then is stopped when you release the button. When you’re done, just pop the dispenser into the included stand to keep messes to a minimum.

25

Your balcony railings are boring and don't offer a ton of privacy

There’s no shame in decorating your home with artificial plants if you don’t have a green thumb. These fake ivy leaves, which are an Amazon bestseller, can be hung around your balcony or patio area for extra privacy, or you can even hang them in a room for some extra decor. The pack comes with 24 pieces of ivy vines.

26

Your kitchen tools look untidy & mismatched

Instantly give your kitchen a pulled-together look with this stainless steel kitchen utensil set that comes with its own matching utensil holder and costs less than $30. Cook up anything under the sun as this set comes with ten pieces which include a ladle, slotted turner, basting spoon, and even a potato masher. Best of all, everything can be easily cleaned in the dishwasher.

27

You’re using old, ragged cutting boards to serve charcuterie

Spend less than $15 and quickly up the elegance of your dinner party by displaying your charcuterie on this gorgeous wooden cutting board. It’s made of solid Acacia wood that, on top of looking beautiful, is also naturally moisture-resistant. A long handle makes it easy to carry from room to room and a hole allows you to hang it for both easy storage and rustic decoration.

28

Your garage door doesn’t match the rest of your house

There are plenty of changes you can make to the outside of your home to spruce it up, but you may overlook your garage door. If you want to go for a farmhouse look, add these magnetic garage door accents that add a rustic look. The set includes two accent handles and four hinges.

29

Your outdoor lighting could use an upgrade

There’s no way around it: Lighting can be ugly, especially when it comes to outdoor options. Take your front pathway lights for example; they’re often unsightly, but you still rely on them daily. This solar-powered moon light is the perfect way to light your front path, backyard, or garden while adding a whimsical piece of decor to the space.

30

Food leaves residue in your fridge

Between produce, meat, and occasional spills, your fridge can get dirty pretty fast. These fridge liners make it easy to keep your fridge shelves clean since you can remove them and wash them off instead of standing in front of your fridge and scrubbing it. They have a nonslip surface on the bottom that keeps them from moving around.

31

There's too much clutter on your bathroom countertop

Keep your bathroom counter neat and tidy by storing your toiletries in this bathroom organizer. The organizer comes with cups for rinsing, slots for holding your toothbrushes, a toothpaste dispenser, and drawers for holding your extra accessories. It can be easily attached to the wall with an adhesive.

32

Your windowsills are just collecting dust

An easy way to avoid having to clean bare windowsills is to put a plant on them. These window herb planters are perfect for growing some basil or thyme on your windowsill, as the planters have a narrow rectangular bottom. They also have built-in water reservoirs that help keep your plants hydrated in between watering.

33

Pantry items are spilling out of cabinets

If reaching into the kitchen cabinet for the jar of cinnamon brings certain peril, opt for this over-the-door pantry organizer that expands your storage by taking advantage of vertical space. It comes in a pack of two and hangs over the door using three hooks. There are 24 slots to hold anything from spices to condiments with clear pockets making it easy to see what’s inside.

34

You have a hard time keeping kitchen surfaces tidy

If wrappers, paper towels, and food scraps tend to stay for longer than they should on your kitchen’s counters and surfaces, it may be time to invest in a mini countertop trash can. This one is made of sleek stainless steel and has a classic swing top lid. Best of all its surface is fingerprint resistant and east to wipe down in case it needs a quick clean.

35

Furniture is scratching up the floors

Put these felt furniture pads on the legs of your coffee table or dining chairs to prevent them from leaving scratches on your wood floors. The pads come in a 133-piece set with a wide range of sizes and two colors — brown and beige. There are circular and square pads for different shapes of furniture, as well as large felt pads you can cut to size.

36

Your fabric dish drying mat is plagued by mildew

Say goodbye to attempting to dry your dishes on a damp, mildewy surface and get yourself this silicone drying mat that helps dishes dry quickly and is easy to keep clean. The mat features a special grooved design to help water drain fast and can even be used as a trivet as the food-grade silicone is heat-resistant up to 450 degrees. It can be put in the dishwasher for thorough cleaning and rolls up for convenient storage.

37

You only have harsh overhead lighting

Going to the kitchen for a midnight snack just got a lot easier. In terms of both aesthetics and practicality, these motion-activated lights are an easy fit in most homes with old-school lighting. Use the magnetic strips to mount them under your cabinets, in your closets, or even your car trunk. They’ll illuminate in the dark whenever they detect motion, and each light is powered by four AAA batteries.

38

Water collects around your kitchen faucet

I’m so used to water pooling around my faucet that I don’t even notice it anymore. But it doesn’t have to be this way! This splash guard fits around your faucet to prevent this from happening. It’s made from a super absorbent material that soaks up excess water and dries quickly, helping prevent mold and mildew.

39

Your patio has too many mosquitos to be comfortable

Mosquitos can turn a perfect summer night into a miserable experience. This rechargeable mosquito repellant helps keeps bugs away without having a strong scent or using an open flame. The repellant is activated by heat and can provide up to five and a half hours of protection on one charge.

40

You have tons of clutter and nowhere to hide it

Take care of clutter and add extra seating in one fell swoop with this ottoman storage cube. It’s constructed of waterproof faux leather and has a tufted top for added elegance. It’s perfect for hiding away extra blankets, pillows, toys, or books and conveniently collapses down flat when not needed.

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