The Best Dorm Cleaning Supplies
As much as I enjoy cleaning, I can also say cleaning a dorm room is no fun.
When I moved to my dorm room as a freshman, I couldn’t believe how dirty my dorm was and there is no way I was able to move and install into a dirty place.
If you know me, you know I’m a cleaning freak. I’ve done a deep cleaning for my dorm room so when I moved everything was clean and neat.
Having a clean dorm room is crucial and it will bring you a wave of inner peace.
The first dorm essentials I’ve got for my dorm room if you can guess it well, are dorm room cleaning supplies.
I’ve tried so many different cleaning supplies and products that work perfectly for cleaning a dorm room and that I guarantee you’ll love and keep for dorm room clean and good.
Whether you’re a freshman moving to a dorm, or to your college apartment, you absolutely have to get these cleaning supplies essentials to keep your dorm clean and a good space to live in.
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Dorm Cleaning Supplies
I really want to start this dorm cleaning supplies list with all the products you need to clean your dorm room in general. Then, the cleaning products you need to clean your bathroom and do laundry.
This way you’ll be organized and make sure you won’t miss anything.
The first you need is to download this FREE dorm cleaning supplies checklist and use it when buying your dorm room supplies.
This way, you won’t absolutely forget any dorm cleaning supplies essentials especially for cleaning your dorm room before moving it.
1.Cleaning Supplies Basket
First, you need to get this cleaning supplies basket to store all of your cleaning supplies.
First, you’ll need something place to store all of your cleaning supplies now or later.
Second, dorm rooms are tiny so just putting your cleaning supplies here and there will make it look messy and take a lot of space that you need for other things.
2.Clorex Disinfecting Mist
I really want to make this disinfecting mist on the top of your cleaning supplies list for your dorm room because it’s a must-have product.
What I love about it is it really kills germs and keeps your dorm clean as sh**t.
You won’t believe how easy it is to get cold at college. Disinfecting your dorm room regularly is essential to prevent dirt buildup and getting sick, especially in the exams period.
What I do is spray it on my sink area, table, and doorknobs, leave it for 10 minutes and then weep it off with my favorite Clorox microfiber clothes.
This is the sponsor for cleaning your dorm. I use it to clean my dishes, sink, sponges and everything because it’s good and why not?
Another product I really love from Dawn is the Dawn power wash. This product is magic. I always had an issue with my coffee stuck on my mugs especially drinking a lot of coffee late and don’t wash my cups the next morning as I’m always late for my classes ( I’m pretty sick at this, I know).
You can also use it when you cook something and get stuck. This dawn powerwash just cleans in a matter of seconds without effort or even scrubbing.
A small vacuum is an absolute must in your dorm cleaning supplies essentials. You won’t believe how dirty your dorm room can be.
This small vacuum will make cleaning your dorm room so much easier.
You won’t believe how much dust and dirt you’ll find under your rug as it buildup super quickly.
I know almost all dorms provide a vacuum to share but I highly recommend getting your own.
5.Clorox Disinfecting Wipes
These Clorox wipes are a must and you’ll be using them EVERY.SINGLE.DAY wiping everything.
These wipes can be used on all surfaces and are just perfect for your daily dorm room quick cleaning routine to just clean dust, and any dirt you have on any surface.
I’m not going to lie but I use to clean my laptop as well.
6.Scrub Daddy Sponge
I really love this scrub daddy sponge. I use it mostly to scrub hard surfaces like the coffee spots on my desk.
Also, the fact it has different sides. One side is soft and the other one is soft and it reacts differently depending on your water temperature.
You need this in your dorm life, trust me.
7.Broom and Dustpan Set
A boom and a dustpan are recommended dorm room cleaning supplies for your dorm especially if you have a hard floor. It will make cleaning your dorm floor easy as they are practical.
This Swiffer will be your best friend for cleaning your dorm floor. Even though you vacuum your floor, this Swiffer will weep up all the dirt on your floor and make it clean.
Let’s say double cleaning is always recommended.
You need this duster for cleaning your dorm room.
10.Scented Trash Bags
Almost all freshmen tend to forget to buy trash bags when moving to their dorms. This should be on the top of your dorm cleaning supplies list.
I love these trash bags so much because they are scented and they cover up your trash smell very well.
You’ll love Zoflora because it will make your dorm room smells divine. I got it from Walmart to just try a new disinfecting product and fell in love with it.
You can use it on cleaning your surfaces, cleaning sponges which make them smell so good.
Pro Tip to Use Zoflora for your Dorm Room
I add some to a paper towel and add it to my trash can so it helps keep my trash smelling so good.
You can also split some into your sink after cleaning and it just keeps everything clean and smells so good.
12.The Pink Stuff
I love the pink stuff to clean hard spots on your carpet like coffee split or food. Even if the spot in your carpet is old and you’ve done everything to clean it, this pink stuff will take it off.
You can use it with the magic eraser as they are the perfect combination together.
13.Lysol All-Purpose Cleaner
You’ll need this all-purpose cleaner to clean surfaces, furniture, TV stand, and anything honestly.
Honestly, dorm rooms are pretty tiny so you won’t probably have so much space to store all of these cleaning products. Having an all-purpose cleaner is ideal.
You’ll need Windex to clean your windows and mirrors. I use it to clean surfaces as well or to clean my TV, and other stuff.
15.Mr Clean Loving Hands
You’ll pretty much need these hand gloves when using your cleaning supplies. A lot of cleaning supplies have chemicals that are so bad for your skin and sometimes can really hurt your hands. Having these gloves is a good way to protect your hand when using these harsh cleaning products.
Also, you don’t want to clean your toilet or any dirt with a row of hands. At least, I won’t do that.
It’s a no-brainer that you need this magical eraser in your dorm room cleaning supplies kit.
You can use them to clean anything from hard spots on your desk, wall, and any surface.
I promise it will come off easily.
It’s quite fun to say that I’ve got all the dorm room cleaning supplies I need and completely forgot the paper towels.
Get paper towels for your toilet and your kitchen as well. You will be using them a lot so having a stuck of them is recommended.
You can use them as napkins as well ( at least I do).
18.Febreeze Air Freshner
The only thing you don’t want to have is a smelly dorm room. That’s a no no.
I really swear by this Febreeze air freshener to keep your dorm room smelling good and clean.
I always use it when doing my morning quick dorm cleaning before going to classes and when I get back from classes.
A must product to add dorm cleaning supplies list.
Dorm Toilet Cleaning Supplies
19.Lysol Power Toilet Bowl
This is the power cleanser you need to clean your toilet especially if you’re sharing.
I mean even if you don’t have a shared bathroom, I promise you won’t find a better toilet cleaner like the Lysol one.
20.Clorox Cleaning Wand
You need this cleaning wand to clean your toilet especially if you’re sharing it.
Also, you won’t clean the toilet with your hands. It can’t be.
21.Deep Clean Brush Set
Whether you’re moving to your dorm room or a college apartment, you’ll need to get this deep clean brush set for cleaning behind the sink faucet and areas you can’t reach.
This brush set is just magical and let’s thank my roommate for bringing them to our life.
Another great toilet cleaner if you’re sharing your dorm room bathroom. I’m so strict when it comes to cleaning the bathroom and the bleach is a must.
I mean even if you don’t have a shared bathroom, I just recommend having it in your dorm cleaning supplies kit.
If you’re having a bathroom tube, you’ll need this scrubber to clean it as it scrubs your tube very well and it’s just handy.
Dorm Laundry Cleaning Supplies
24.Tide Laundry Detergent
I really love Tide for doing my laundry. It’s very effective and I really love its smell and it leaves my clothes really clean.
This product is perfect for those who have sensitive skin as well.
If you want to get your clothes to smell divine, you have to add this downy unstoppable to your laundry as it’s the perfect combination with the tide laundry detergent.
This scent is just amazing and it lasts forever.
I don’t only use it for laundry. You can use it to keep your dorm room and your shoe hangers smell good.
Get these fabric baby bags and add some to them and place them into your closet, your shoes, and any place you want to smell good and fresh.
26.Downy Wrinkle Releaser
Technically, it’s not a dorm room cleaning supply but you absolutely need it in your dorm cleaning supplies kit.
You’ll be using it every single day. It works like magic and just leaves your clothes wrinkle-free with no effort or the need for a steamer.
These are the Best Dorm Cleaning Supplies you Must Have
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