Everyone has enough junk lying around their houses, filling up closets, bins, and cabinets. It is always nice when you can find a multi-purpose product that can kill two birds (or more!) with one stone. These 25 outstanding multi-purpose products will not only eliminate the need for some of the things taking up valuable space, but they will also make your life so much easier.
Multi-purpose Products for the Kitchen
Over the Sink Multi-purpose Drying Rack
Not only does this over the sink drying rack save counter space, but you will love how multi-purpose it is. Use it for drying dishes or in place of a colander for vegetables like potatoes and leafy greens. It can also be used as a trivet for hot pots and pans as the rods are heat-resistant up to 400 degrees. Or use it to extend prep space when you are busy making dinner – just lay a cutting board over the rack while it is rolled out over the sink.
Instant Pot Vortex Plus 7-in-1 Multi-Use Air Fryer
Air fryers are one of the hot new things you are supposed to want, but they are also an extra gadget you have to find somewhere to shove into a kitchen cabinet or pantry. This multi-purpose air fryer will not only air fry your fries to perfection, but it also has seven built-in smart programs that include bake, roast, toast, broil, dehydrate, and rotisserie!
Foldable Plastic Cutting Board
Slice and chop your vegetable on this folding cutting board and then slide them right into the pot or bowl in one quick motion. Just squeeze the handle and the sides fold up to create a chute to guide chopped food into a pot or the extra bits right into the trash. It is durable and dishwasher safe. Plus it has non-slip feet so the board will not slip and slide while you are cutting and chopping.
3-in-1 Vegetable Peeler
This 3-in-1 vegetable peeler lets you easily select one of the three stainless-steel blade options – standard peeler, serrated, and julienne. The standard blade is perfect for potatoes and carrots. The serrated blade is great for tomatoes or kiwis. The julienne blade can be used on just about any fruit or vegetable you want to slice in thin matchstick strips. It also has a potato eye remover.
Electric Breakfast Station
This retro-style 3-in-1 breakfast station takes care of your entire breakfast routine, letting you make your coffee, toast, and eggs all at once! It includes a four-cup coffee maker with a reusable filter. The multi-purpose toaster oven can toast four slices of bread, a seven-inch pizza, or even a small casserole. The large non-stick griddle has plenty of room to fry eggs, omelets, pancakes, sausage, bacon, or hash browns, and comes with a glass lid.
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10-in-1 Bar Tool
You probably do not want to take up valuable kitchen space with a bunch of specialized cocktail tools, but this 10-in-1 tool covers all your bases. Collapsible and efficient, this tool muddles, preps, stirs, zests, strains, and more to create a multitude of drinks.
Multi-purpose Products for Your Home
Essential Oil Diffuser and Alarm Clock
Get rid of the multiple things cluttering up your nightstand and replace them with this essential oil diffuser that also functions as a Bluetooth speaker and alarm clock. You will be able to fall asleep to the relaxing scent of your favorite essential oil and the soothing sounds of your favorite song, and not worry about over-sleeping thanks to the built-in alarm. (Do not worry. The diffuser has an automatic shut-off setting, so snooze away.)
Storage Ottoman with Tray
This multi-purpose storage ottoman has a removable double-sided lid that allows you to use it as either an ottoman or a table. Use it to prop up your feet, as an extra seat, or a place to set down your drink.
Showerhead with Wireless Speaker
Make singing in the shower easier than ever with this showerhead that has a built-in wireless speaker. The water-resistant wireless speaker pops in and out of the showerhead for easy recharging and can sync with Bluetooth-enabled devices up to 32 feet away.
This modern side table can hold your cup of coffee, store your magazines and transform into a laptop stand. It makes the perfect everyday side table, but flip it on its side when it is time to check your email and it is the perfect height for your laptop. It makes a great little game table too.
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4-in-1 Multi-Function Folding Ottoman
This multi-purpose ottoman is more than meets the eye. It unfolds and can transform into a chair, a lounger, and a bed. It is durable and comfortable. Plus it comes fully assembled, so you do not have to spend hours putting it together and reading hard-to-follow directions. It is great for small spaces and would make the perfect addition to a kid’s bedroom, playroom, or dorm.
These self-adhesive hooks can hold pretty much everything with their double hooks. They work in the bathroom to hold razors, your loofah, or a towel. Hang some in the kitchen to hold utensils. Put a few by the door for your keys or a hat. They are also great for holding your phone as a makeshift charging stand.
Shelf Storage Organizer
This shelf is perfect for the kitchen, bathroom, or anywhere else that it would come in handy. It will declutter your counter and keep all your items handy. It has a shelf, two towel rods, five drying hooks, a phone mount, and a magnetic-suction soap rack.
The perfect multi-purpose solution for storage and workspace is this folding desk with plenty of shelf space. The chalkboard conveniently folds down to become the perfect work-from-home, homework, or craft space and then folds back up out of the way when it is not in use. It also has plenty of shelf space with a variety of compartments to store all your office, school, or craft supplies.
Multi-purpose Products for Traveling
Reusable Silicone Bags
Besides being handy for lunches or storing leftovers, these handy reusable bags are great for throwing snacks in your bag when you are on the go. But that is not all they are good for. These bags are amazingly multi-purpose. Throw a few in your bag when you are traveling and use them to organize or hold onto all your stuff, to store valuables, as an impromptu icepack, to hold your toiletries, or as a wet/dry bag.
Throw this pocket blanket into your backpack or purse and use it as a picnic blanket or a beach blanket. Put it down on a dirty or wet seat to save your clothes. You can even use it as an emergency raincoat! This blanket is ultra-compact and lightweight. It folds out to a 63″x44″ blanket and has built-in ground stakes so it will not blow away on you.
Keep up with all the little doodads that normally get lost in the bottom of your backpack with this multi-purpose organizer. It is perfect for your electronics accessories like your portable hard drive, earbuds, chargers, stylus, and cords. It is also great for pens, lipstick, cards, or your keys. It is also handy for organizing and storing makeup brushes, mascara, and eyeliner to keep your makeup bag organizer. Just throw it in your bag and go.
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Silicone Cream Jars
Not only are these little silicone jars perfect for face lotions, sugar scrubs, or makeup when you are traveling, but they are also perfect for pills or storing jewelry. They are made of BPA-free silicone and have leakproof tops, so if you are headed somewhere for a few days where you will be cooking your own dinner, they make perfect spice or condiment containers too.
Water Bottle with Storage Compartment
Nothing beats this 2-in-1 water bottle that combines double-wall vacuum-insulated technology to keep your beverage at the perfect temperature for up to 12 hours with a spacious storage compartment to store your keys, credit card, and other personal items. It is perfect for a day at the beach or a hike and is a great gym companion when you are not out having adventures. So not only is it a great multi-purpose travel item, it is not something that will just get shelved and take up space when you are not traveling.
The right microfiber towel is an outstanding multi-purpose product to take on any of your travels. This towel is super absorbent and fast drying so you do not have to wait around for long before it dries to pack it back up in your bag. It also means that you never have to roll up a sopping wet towel and stuff it back into your bag. It folds out to a 24″ x 28″ towel, so it is handy in all sorts of situations.
Multi-purpose Products for Cleaning
Better Life’s Natural All-Purpose Cleaner is plant-based and biodegradable so it is safe to use around kids and pets. It can be used virtually anywhere – spray it on toilets, countertops, appliances, upholstery, carpets, walls, floors, tables, showers, cars, sporting equipment, or toys. Nothing is off-limits, so you can replace the four different cleaning sprays under your sink with this one spray, saving space and time searching for the right cleaner while also being gentler on the environment.
Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
Scotch-Brite’s 3-in-1 Microfiber Cloth can be used to wipe down counters, sop up spills, lift and trap dust, and clean mirrors and glass without leaving streaks behind. It absorbs up to 50% more than ordinary cotton dishtowels and dries quickly. You will use this cloth all over the house. It is truly a multi-purpose cleaning wonder.
This multi-purpose scraper is designed for removing grim around sinks or the stove, scraping gunk out of grout or off the floor, rooting out the dust stuck in the corner of your baseboards, or wiping out the hidden grim in any little crevice or slot. It can scrape off stickers that the kids have stuck in places they do not belong, leftover glue, or stubborn labels without leaving scratches. The wide end can be used to scrape wide areas, while the narrow head is best for crevices (or even for opening bottles and cans!).
Multi-Purpose Steam Cleaner
The Wagner Spraytech Multi-Purpose Steam Cleaner uses pressurized, high-temperature steam to loosen and dissolve dirt, cut grease and grime, expel stains, and disinfect. It is great for upholstery and carpet, leather, glass, and tile floors. Use it for household cleaning or to clean the interior of your car. It comes with 11 brushes, nozzles, and attachments to easily lift away stains and messes without using chemicals.
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Wet/Dry Vacuum Cleaner and Mop
The Bissell CrossWave is an all-in-one, multi-surface floor cleaner that vacuums and washes floors at the same time. It is safe for tile, sealed wood floors, laminate, linoleum, rubber floor mats, pressed wood floors, area rugs, and more. With the touch of a button, you can seamlessly switch from cleaning hard floors to vacuuming and washing area rugs.
Multi-purpose products are awesome. They save space and usually make things simpler. Whether you are cleaning, cooking, traveling, or going about your everyday life, things that can help accomplish more than one task are always welcome. These 25 multi-purpose items are some of the best at helping you get more than one job done.
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