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Last updated: 24 February 2022


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This test covers general purpose surface sprays, also known as multipurpose cleaners. Our expert testers give every product a thorough trial to find out which ones are best at removing dirt from various surfaces in your home.

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If you're trying to keep costs down, our interactive comparison tool will help you see which cleaners cost less per 100mL, while our Recommended list will show you which multipurpose sprays come out on top.

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