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Bump It Off

What's to love: A gentle reusable silicon scrubber with a variety of uses.

What does it do: The Bump It Off scrubber can be held in your palm or placed over your fingers. Soft bristles are on one side and smooth bumps on the other. Use it dry on clothing as a lint brush or with a spot remover product to help remove stains. It is antibacterial and may be used to clean makeup brushes and will clean nonstick pans and sinks without scratching. Use it for washing or brushing pets and removing pet fur from upholstery. The scrubber is top rack dishwasher safe and comes in blue, green, orange, purple, pink and camouflage. They sell for $9.99. More information at

WORX 40V MAX 17 inch Lawnmower

What's to love: A cordless electric mower that will cut about 5,500 square feet per charge, more quietly than gas mowers and without gas emissions.

What does it do: The mower, made for small to medium yards, is powered by two 40-volt lithium ion batteries. Sensors monitor and adjust torque to maintain cutting efficiency. There are six height settings and the mower can mulch and bag clippings. The removable batteries charge in two hours. The mower sells for $249.99 and has a three-year warranty. More information at

-- Cary Jenkins

WORX 40V MAX 17 inch Lawnmower

HomeStyle on 04/28/2018

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