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96 Efficient Cleaning Innovations

From Heat-Enabled Scrub Brushes to Hula Hoop Washing Machines

— February 21, 2015 — Tech
These are examples of efficient cleaning innovations that integrate unexpected and cutting-edge features. Technology has introduced a new generation of chore-assisting appliances that significantly cut down on labor time, incorporate smart operating systems and often employ detergent-free means to cleanse.

Designers have been enthusiastically reinventing the washing machine, often making it a multitasking appliance that may help to separate and sort different loads simultaneously. Robotic vacuums are being dreamed up with additional mopping capabilities; meanwhile devices of all forms and sizes are taking advantage of the power of ultraviolet sterilization technology for speed and efficiency, without requiring soap, water or even elbow grease. These are the class of efficient cleaning innovations, machines and products that would be able to carry out all of your domestic duties for you.
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Sleek Robotic Pool Cleaners
Sleek Robotic Pool Cleaners
The iRobot Mirra 530 Tackles Your Pool’s Dirt and Grime
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95
Personal Space Cleansers
Personal Space Cleansers
Sharp's Plasmacluster Ion Generator Refreshes Both Air and Skin
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94
Self-Tailing Vacuums
Self-Tailing Vacuums
LG RoboCyking Follows Users Around Like a Happy Puppy
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93
Fluid-Absorbing Hoovers
Fluid-Absorbing Hoovers
The SpotVac Sucks Liquid Messes Up From Underneath Your Carpet
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92
Palm-Sized Portable Washers
Palm-Sized Portable Washers
The Dolfi Washing Machine is as Compact as Your Computer Mouse
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91
Charismatic Cleaning Gadgets
Charismatic Cleaning Gadgets
The Cocorobo Vacuum is Packed with Personality
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90
Groundbreaking Robotic Mops
Groundbreaking Robotic Mops
The iRobot Scooba 450 Makes a Splash at CES 2014
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89
Effortless Glass Scrubbers
Effortless Glass Scrubbers
The Papagio Mechanical Sweeper Reaches the Bottom of the Bottle
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88
Handheld Wireless Vacuums
Handheld Wireless Vacuums
The Kobold VC100 is a Compact Carpet Cleaner
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87
Tech-Infused Tissue Dispensers
Tech-Infused Tissue Dispensers
The Camitool Electric Toilet Paper Dispenser Promotes Cleanliness
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86
Self-Cleaning Coolers
Self-Cleaning Coolers
The Hi-Tech Futuristic Fridge Tells What to Cook and Store
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85
Spherical Appliance Sanitizers
Spherical Appliance Sanitizers
The Microclean Uses Steam to Scour the Inside of Your Microwave
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84
Food-Digesting Cleaners
Food-Digesting Cleaners
Bio Clean by Kyuho Song is Fueled by Converting Bio Waste into Energy
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83
Germ-Zapping Charging Stations
Germ-Zapping Charging Stations
The UVC Dock Reboots and Debugs Your Mobile Device
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82
Eco Sterilizing Appliances
Eco Sterilizing Appliances
Steam Cleaner by Adriano Conti Makes Scrubbing Redundant
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81
Voice-Activated Vacuums
Voice-Activated Vacuums
LG Launches the 'Roboking' Robotic Vacuum Cleaner in Korea
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80
Sanitizing Shoe Stands
Sanitizing Shoe Stands
The UV Blower Keeps Your Shoes Stored and Sanitized
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79
Sleek Sculptural Hoovers
Sleek Sculptural Hoovers
The Equate Vacuum Cleaner Flaunts and Elegant and Intriguing Form
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78
Dial-Like Water Purifiers
Dial-Like Water Purifiers
Watering by Hyelin Lee Keeps Track of How Much People Drink
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77
Paradise Air Diffusers
Paradise Air Diffusers
Aerocense Air Purifier Introduces the Fresh Icelandic Air into Your Home
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76
Instant Automatic Plungers
Instant Automatic Plungers
The Cleanser Home Plumber Makes Dirty Jobs Quick and Tidy
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75
International Air Purifiers
International Air Purifiers
The Air Jumper Brings the Fresh Atmospheres of Elsewhere to Your Home
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74
Ultraviolet Shoe Sterilizers
Ultraviolet Shoe Sterilizers
This Shoe Sanitizer Keeps Your Footwear Fancy and Fungus-Free
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73
Basin-Embedded Washers
Basin-Embedded Washers
Samsung has Created a Washing Machine with a Sink to Better Battle Stains
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72
Floor-Cleaning Sneakers
Floor-Cleaning Sneakers
Foki Shoes Keep Your House Bacteria & Dust-Free
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71
Petaled Air Purifiers
Petaled Air Purifiers
The Electrolux Lotus Blossoms with Atmosphere-Improving Features
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70
Versatile Robotic Vacuums
Versatile Robotic Vacuums
The Compact Handy Va Combines Convenient Automatic and Manual Modes
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69
Luminescent Sneaker Sterilizers
Luminescent Sneaker Sterilizers
The'SteriShoe' Ultraviolet Sanitizer Will Cleanse Your Cleats
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68
Spot Treatment Clothes Cleaners
Spot Treatment Clothes Cleaners
The Partial Washer Gets Out the Stain, and Only the Stain
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67
Sharable Washing Machines
Sharable Washing Machines
This Multi-Compartment Washer Cleans Five Loads of Laundry at Once
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66
Mechanical Cleaning Critter
Mechanical Cleaning Critter
The Scorio Robotic Vacuum Cleaner Looks Alive
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65
Hip-Centric Clothes Cleaners
Hip-Centric Clothes Cleaners
The Hula Washer Launders Your Garments with the Power of Your Groove
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64
Chore-Assisting Robots
Chore-Assisting Robots
This Window Washing Robot Will Help Make Cleaning Easier
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63
Portable Washing Machines
Portable Washing Machines
The 'Venus' Contraption Turns Buckets Into Washing Machines
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62
Ultraviolet Laundry Lines
Ultraviolet Laundry Lines
The Yoga Light Dryer Purifies Your Clean Clothes for Optimal Freshness
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61
Automated Roof Scrubbers
Automated Roof Scrubbers
The iRobot Looj 330 Gutter Cleaning Robot Cuts Down Your Chores
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60
Transformer Vacuums
Transformer Vacuums
The All-in-One Robot Cleaner Features a Tiny Detachable Helper
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59
Dual-Load Washing Machines
Dual-Load Washing Machines
LG's TWIN Wash System Was Introduced At CES 2015
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58
Elaborate Air Filtration Electronics
Elaborate Air Filtration Electronics
The NewFresh Air Purifier Improves Interior Atmospheres
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57
DIY Germ-Killing Wands
DIY Germ-Killing Wands
The Rechargeable UV-C Purifying Wand Kills Unwanted Pests
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56
Arboreal Bough Air Filters
Arboreal Bough Air Filters
The Sprig Air Purifier Improves Several Aspects of Interior Atmosphere
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55
Bubbly Hand Sanitizers
Bubbly Hand Sanitizers
The Sanibubble Makes Keeping Clean a Playful Procedure for Kids
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54
Hi-Tech Teeth-Cleaning Hubs
Hi-Tech Teeth-Cleaning Hubs
The Oral Care Motivator Reminds You to Wash Your Pearly Whites
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53
Germ-Revealing Ultraviolet Sanitizers
Germ-Revealing Ultraviolet Sanitizers
The Influenza Saver Sterilizes Electronics
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52
Self-Tidying Toilet Seats
Self-Tidying Toilet Seats
CSM Automatic Toilet System Applies a Fresh Protector Before Each Use
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51
Dual-Action Vacs
Dual-Action Vacs
The UVacuum Cleaner Sucks Up and Zaps All Sorts of Dirt
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50
Useful Luminescent Sweepers
Useful Luminescent Sweepers
The Lighting-Up Broom Guides You to the Grime in Darkly-Lit Crannies
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49
Robotic Arm Vacuum Cleaners
Robotic Arm Vacuum Cleaners
Igor Levinsky's Vacuum Jet Looks Like a Robotic Arm Attachment
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48
Plasma Purifying Washers
Plasma Purifying Washers
The Vibrate Jelly Laundry Machine Cleans Clothes with Agitation and Goo
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47
Photovoltaic Air-Coolers
Photovoltaic Air-Coolers
The Gree Electric Appliances Solar Air Conditioner is a Green Machine
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46
Floor-Swiffering Robots
Floor-Swiffering Robots
Evolution Robotics Introduces the Mint at CES 2010
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45
Heat-Enabled Scrub Brushes
Heat-Enabled Scrub Brushes
The Electrolux Waterless Cleaner Reduces Liquid Waste
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44
Interactive Home Appliances
Interactive Home Appliances
OVO Washing Machine by Murat Ozveri May Be the Coolest Washing Machine
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43
Hybrid Vacuum-Mop Robots
Hybrid Vacuum-Mop Robots
Moneual's Rydis H67 is a Compact Bot That Cleans in Two Ways
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42
Raindrop Air Purifiers
Raindrop Air Purifiers
The DropAir Filtration System Improves the Quality of Interior Environments
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41
Sleek Steaming Washing Machines
Sleek Steaming Washing Machines
The Innova Steam Washer Dryer is Efficient and Eco-Friendly
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40
Finger-Disinfecting Devices
Finger-Disinfecting Devices
The Electrolux HandCleaner Promises Precision Sanitization
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39
Gelatinous Sanitizing Spheres
Gelatinous Sanitizing Spheres
Jell Balls Roll About Your Floor, Absorbing Dust and Dirt
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38
Innovative Ballpoint Vacuums
Innovative Ballpoint Vacuums
Rolling Static-Cleaner Gets Dust More Effectively Than Your Hoover
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37
Washing Machine Wardrobes
Washing Machine Wardrobes
A Laundering Closet Cleans Delicate Clothes Conveniently While They Hang
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36
Boomerang Tidying Devices
Boomerang Tidying Devices
The Electrolux Twister Zips Around Your Home to Provide a Complete Clean
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35
Pedal-Powered Clothes Cleaners
Pedal-Powered Clothes Cleaners
The Laundring Washing Machine Puts Conventional Cleaners Out to Dry
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34
Step-Sensitive Vacuums
Step-Sensitive Vacuums
The Robo Tap Cleaner Tidies Where Your Toes Tell it to
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33
Dust-Busting Mittens
Dust-Busting Mittens
The Ariete Magic Glove Vacuum is Convenient Cleaning at Your Fingertips
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32
Solar Clothes Dryers
Solar Clothes Dryers
The Wave Dry Harvests the Sun's Rays in an Eco-Friendly Laundering Appliance
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31
Tag-Scanning Clothes Washers
Tag-Scanning Clothes Washers
Smart Chime Washing Machine Ensures You're Following the Directions
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30
Widget-Style Washing Machines
Widget-Style Washing Machines
The Electrolux Luna Concept is an Inside-Out Clothing Cleaner
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29
Dew-Inspired Hoovers
Dew-Inspired Hoovers
The Nanophea Robot Vacuum Uses Droplets to Remove Dust
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28
Soil-Dispensing Dishwashers
Soil-Dispensing Dishwashers
The Electrolux Eco Cleaner Does Your Dishes and Feeds Plants
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27
Kitchen Cloth Washers
Kitchen Cloth Washers
The Renew Towel Cleaner Refreshes Fabrics and Reduces Waste
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26
Miniaturized Washing Machines
Miniaturized Washing Machines
The Swash by King Jim is Made with Small Apartments in Mind
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25
Pooper-Scooper Vacuums
Pooper-Scooper Vacuums
The D-Partner Tidies Dog Droppings So That You Don't Have to Get Dirty
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24
Fly Guy Laundering
Fly Guy Laundering
The Arion Clothes Iron Turns Your Duds into Air Dancers for Drying and Pressing
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23
River Rock Clothes Cleaners
River Rock Clothes Cleaners
Ovum Washing Machine Embodies the Organic Essense of Natural Washtubs
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22
Laundering Stationary Bikes
Laundering Stationary Bikes
Green Wash is an Eco Machine for Health and Hygiene
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21
Towel Rack Washing Machines
Towel Rack Washing Machines
The Ventus Towel Dryer Hanger Refreshes Terry Cloth Between Uses
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20
Tiny Window-Washing Bots
Tiny Window-Washing Bots
The Electrolux Splash Scours Every Inch of Exterior Fenestration
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19
Hi-Tech Tortoise Hoovers
Hi-Tech Tortoise Hoovers
The Electrolux Hover Bot Cleans Every Surface of Your Home Automatically
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18
Futuristic Feather Dusters
Futuristic Feather Dusters
The Du.Static by Won Suk Lee Cleans with a Flick of a Wand
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17
Innovative Waterless Washers
Innovative Waterless Washers
The Toaster-L Washing Machine Quickly Cleans One Item at a Time
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16
Crockery-Cleaning Cabinets
Crockery-Cleaning Cabinets
The DualWash Bipartite Dishwasher Halfs Your Kitchen Duties
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15
Handy Hoover Droids
Handy Hoover Droids
The Combi Vacuum Cleaner Works with and Without Your Direction
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14
Compact Corner Clothes Cleaners
Compact Corner Clothes Cleaners
The Minimus Washing Machine Launders Small Loads Efficiently
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13
Self-Cleaning Closets
Self-Cleaning Closets
The Electrolux Clean Closet Cleans Your Clothes While They Hang
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12
Dry Cleaning Clothing Hangers
Dry Cleaning Clothing Hangers
This Smart Clothing Hanger Conveniently Doubles as a Dry Cleaner
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11
Eco Ocular Washing Machines
Eco Ocular Washing Machines
The Swish Sustainable Diaper Cleaner Encourages Cloth Nappy Use
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10
Sanitizing Bathroom Accessories
Sanitizing Bathroom Accessories
The Puredesign Dry Clean Freshens Fabric to Reduce Your Laundry
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9
Cycle-Spun Laundry
Cycle-Spun Laundry
The Bike Washing Machine Encourages Activity and Eco-Consciousness
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8
Sleek Clothes-Cleaning Systems
Sleek Clothes-Cleaning Systems
The SOLO Laundromat Streamlines the Process of Doing One's Washing
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7
Shake-Powered Portable Washers
Shake-Powered Portable Washers
The Shaky Wash Washes Clothes While Saving Energy and Water
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6
Cutting-Edge Closet Washers
Cutting-Edge Closet Washers
The Clean Scent Refreshes One Garment in Your Wardrobe at a Time
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5
Soapless Eco Clothes Cleaners
Soapless Eco Clothes Cleaners
The Orbit Washing Machine Lets You Do Laundry Anywhere
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4
Color-Separating Washing Machines
Color-Separating Washing Machines
The Dual Washer Saves Water and Clothes
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3
Eco CO2 Washers
Eco CO2 Washers
The Supercritical Washing Machine Uses No Water and No Detergent
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2
Window-Brightening Devices
Window-Brightening Devices
The Rail Robot and Plan't Clean and Decorate Your View to the Outdoors
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1
Portable Washing Machines
Portable Washing Machines
The Dismount Washer Makes Laundry Much Easier
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