More Cooking, Less Cleaning: 5 Dishwashing Hacks For Super Quick Post-Dinner Clean-Up

Make cleaning up after dinner easier and faster with these efficient and cost-effective dishwashing products.


It's dinnertime, and you're ready to enjoy a delicious meal with your family. But when the meal is over, the dreaded task of cleaning up begins. Washing dishes after a meal can be a time-consuming and tedious chore, especially if you don't have the right tools and techniques. Fortunately, there are a few dishwashing hacks you can use to speed up post-dinner cleanup.

From soap-dispensing brushes to wearable scrubbing gloves, these clever products can help make your post-dinner cleaning routine faster and more efficient. Not only will they help you get your dishwashing done more quickly, but they'll also help you enjoy your time cooking and eating with your family without dreading the tasks to follow.

OXO Good Grips Dish Brush Storage Set: $14.99 OXO-Good-Grips-Brush-Set The OXO dishwashing set is the perfect way to keep your dish brush close at hand while not taking up too much space. This set includes one dish brush with a comfortable, non-slip handle, a storage caddy with a nonslip base, and a snap-on 'lid' to keep bristles clean and protected. The storage caddy is designed to fit in most kitchen sinks and its vented top allows air to circulate, keeping the brush head clean and dry. It's ideal for scrubbing dishes, pots, pans, and other kitchen items, and its ergonomic handle provides a comfortable, secure grip.

Dawn Powerwash Spray Starter Kit: $8.44 Dawn-PowerWash-Starter-Kit The Dawn Powerwash starter kit is the perfect way to make dishwashing easier and more efficient. The spray bottle is designed with a thumb tab trigger for easy one-handed operation, adjustable spray settings from a light mist to a powerful stream, and a wide spray nozzle for easier cleaning. The included dish soap is specially formulated to cut through grease and grime and leave dishes sparkling clean.

Bristle Brush with Suction Base: $10.99 Feenm-Bristle-Brush-With-Base This glass-cleaning bristle brush is the perfect tool for cleaning water bottles, beer mugs, cups, and wine glasses. This brush features a suction base that attaches to the bottom of your kitchen sink, keeping it stable and secure while you clean. The bristles are stiff enough to scrub away tough dirt and grime, yet gentle enough to not damage delicate surfaces. The long handle makes it easy to reach the tightest corners and the grey color will blend in with almost any kitchen décor.

Silicone Scrubber Gloves: $18.99 (was $21.29) Kingrol-Silicone-Scrubber-Gloves These silicone scrubber gloves are the perfect way to make cleaning dishes, bathrooms, and more easier and less messy. These gloves are made of flexible silicone with a textured surface that is perfect for scrubbing away dirt and grime. They’re waterproof and heat-resistant, so you can use them for all kinds of cleaning tasks. They are also great for pet care, easy to slip on and off, and are machine washable for simple cleaning.

Bottle Bright Cleaning Tablets: $8.00 Bottle-Bright-Cleaning-Tablets Bottle Bright’s cleaning tablets are the perfect way to make cleaning your water bottles, containers, and hydration packs easier and more effective. These tablets are made with a powerful yet safe formula that breaks down and removes dirt, grime, and odors without harsh chemicals. They are also free of harmful ingredients, so you can use them with confidence. Simply drop a tablet into your container and fill it with warm water. After a few minutes, your container will be sparkling clean!

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