Best New Product Awards: Household

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Better Homes and Gardens has teamed up with independent market research firm BrandSpark International to tally your votes for best new products. And the picture is clear: You want products that are easy to use, help you live a healthier lifestyle, and provide good value. Here's what you said about the winners.

Dishwasher Detergent: Cascade Complete All-in-1 ActionPacs

You said:
"Haven't seen a spot on glasses or silverware since we started using this product."
"All you need in one little packet; no need to prewash."
"Convenient and easy, with dynamite cleansing power."
"Gets very dirty, greasy dishes clean, even in my old dishwasher."

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Air Care: Febreze Flameless Luminary Air Fragrance

You said:
"It is flameless and smells so wonderful, and you can change the scented shades to fit your decor or to set the mood."
"Love the look of it, and it's flameless."

Dish Soap: Dawn Pure Essentials Dish Soap

You said:
"It is good at getting grease off dishes, or even clothes if you are hand-washing them."
"I like the way it leaves pots and pans when I wash them by hand."

Dog Food: Kibbles 'n Bits Wholesome Medley Dog Food

You said:
"Dogs actually look forward to eating it, and it is good for them."
"My 4-year-old dog eats this every day, and she is healthy and playful."

Fabric Softener: Downy Simple Pleasures

You said:
"The scent is very soothing, and it doesn't smell like all the other fabric sheets."
"It is calming and makes you feel relaxed. You know that you are giving your laundry the 'spa' treatment."

General Cleaner: Pledge Multi Surface Cleaner

You said:
"One cleaner for everything; I can use one rag and carry one bottle of something that will do it all."
"I love that I don't need a bunch of different cleaners to get the job done."

Household Cleaning Supply: Arm & Hammer Plus OxiClean Dirt Fighters Pet Fresh Odor & Dirt Eliminator

You said:
"It works as well as it says it does; my carpets do smell fresher after using this product."
"This is the best pet-odor eliminator -- the fragrance is very appealing."

Laundry Cleaner: OxiClean Max Force Laundry Stain Remover Spray

You said:
"It works very well on dried-on stains."
"It is the best stain remover I have ever tried. I have two boys who play baseball, and it is the only thing that removes red dirt."

Toilet Cleaner: Lysol Power Toilet Bowl Cleaner with Lime & Rust Remover

You said:
"It is strong and cleans well. It leaves the toilet bowl smelling nice and kills germs."
"I love the great job it does removing rust, and it sanitizes."

Find Out More & Enter to Win!

To celebrate the 2010 Better Homes and Gardens Best New Product Awards, we are giving away baskets filled with all 42 award-winning products to 10 lucky readers. For more information on these winning products, a downloadable shopping list, and the chance to win, visit

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