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The stylish sponge holder has 19,400 five-star ratings on Amazon.
Once upon a time, my husband and I used to quarrel over where to keep the kitchen sponge and brushes. He was team left of the sink; I was team right, with a penchant for occasionally tossing said sponges and brush heads in the top rack of the dishwasher to clean ‘em. (You’re doing that, right?) The result: The entire perimeter of our sink was regularly surrounded by a disorganized mishmash of soap dispensers, sponges, soap trays, and soap-dispensing dish sponge brushes, interspersed with three-day old soap scum embedded into our countertop. Then, the Simplehuman Sink Caddy entered our lives, which the brand sent to me to test for free.
This sleek accessory has not only squashed the kitchen eye rolls in our household, but it also keeps our sink area neat and provides an efficient set-up for dishwashing with brushes and sponges tucked into the vessel on the side of our sink. Four suction cups keep the piece securely in place, and we love that the pop-out silicone brush holder expands so it can fit longer brushes. Plus, it accommodates sponges of various sizes with plastic dividers to store sponges separately.
Simplehuman Sink Caddy
Another nice feature? The caddy’s ventilation holes ensure proper drainage for your sponges, which minimizes bacterial growth. To round it all out, the caddy is made from rust-proof stainless steel, which means it means it lasts and looks good for the long-haul. Even if it didn’t, I would continue buying it just for all the countertop space it saves us.
We opted for the full-size version ($25), but if you’re only storing sponges and not brushes, the slim version ($20) may do the trick just fine. Keep in mind, the standard size measures 7.6 by 5.6 by 7.5 inches, and the slim size measures 6.8 by 4.3 by 6.3 inches. Even though this product isn’t dishwasher-safe, it takes only a few minutes to clean when you need to spruce it up every few weeks. And it has 19,400 perfect ratings and 3,200 five-star reviews.
As one Amazon shopper raved, this “sink hero” will give you zero issues with the suction cups, has a fantastic built-in drain, and only takes up a little room in your sink. I agree, and then some.
Speaking of saving counter space, now that our kitchen sink area is no longer de facto storage for foam and sponge cleaning accessories, it’s freed up space for some more practical items there. Recently, we’ve tested and loved Simplehuman’s compact kitchen dish drying rack ($80) and the 9-ounce touch-free rechargeable sensor liquid soap pump dispenser ($70). Thanks to this nifty sink caddy, we finally have enough space around our sink to accommodate these items.
Now, Simplehuman’s sink caddy sponge holder may just be the soap-erstar secret to kitchen bliss, and domestic bliss, too. Solve your kitchen sink woes and buy the caddy for just $25 at Amazon while it’s on sale. And find more ways to organize your sink below!
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