15 Cool Home Inventions You Didn’t Know You Wanted

Have you ever wished an invention existed that could solve a tiny issue for you? There’s a chance it’s been done already.

There’s also a chance that there are inventions out there that fix a problem you didn’t know you had, or that you didn’t realize was solvable. We’re used to seeing endless gadgets for the kitchen or electronic devices, but there are other universes of products.

Below, we compiled a set of cool creations that you’ll want to put on your “Oooooo, I want that!” wish list. If you see something you’ve thought of before, then maybe it’s time you launched your crowdfunding campaign so you can make some things happen too. Take a look!

  1. Baby Shower Cap

    It’s cute and functional. Save your baby’s face from waterfalls and shampoo ripples.

  2. Dog Umbrella

    My doggie protests going to the bathroom in the rain. This could be life changing. Find these leash-umbrellas online or at a pet store near you!

  3. Oven Pull

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    Hey, oven mitts aren’t always the best fit for hot dishes of food. Play it safe with one of these.

  4. Multifunctional Bed

    There’s really no need to get out of the bed. There’s desk space, a chaise, bench, and shelving. All it needs is a fridge.

  5. Foot Brush

    Get squeaky clean feet with a foot scrubber. Buy one just like this from Footmate.

  6. Balcony Desk

    A unique design from balkonzept. Take your work outside and enjoy the view. Not only does this come with a built-in flower box, but it’s so versatile you can use it for meals, snacks, or even as a cat nook.

  7. Napping Pillow

    For when your job demands a power nap, this mini Ostrich Pillow is here to save your arm from drool and your face from indentation marks. Put it on your wish list.

  8. Flashlight Slippers

    No more worrying about going bump in the night when going for a midnight snack. You can order these online from a number of retailers.

  9. Laser Scissors

    Cut in a straight line! Think of all the fabric, paper, and gift wrap that awaits your trained hand. You can buy these on Amazon!

  10. Fart-Filtering Undies

    Yes, it’s really a thing. And yes, your prayers have been answered. A company named Shreddies has created a product that many people will appreciate. Buy some for your loved one today.

  11. Mirror Wiper

    It’s like a windshield wiper for your bathroom! Stick the suction cup to your mirror and enjoy a steam free reflection.

  12. Shopping Bag Carrier

    Wondering where you can get one of these? Google has the answers, but eBay has some of these bag carriers for about $3.

  13. Covert Water Bottle

    Don’t hit the gym or the walking trail without one of these. Store your personal effects in a secret compartment.

  14. Foldable Hanger

    Easily slip hangers onto your clothes without stretching the neck holes. Check it out at Quirky.

  15. Shower Shaving Stand

    Step up your shaving game and quit being about that slippery life. Get one of these shaving pedestals and kiss the crouching and back strain goodbye! You can find them at a variety of online retailers.

The awesomeness doesn’t stop with this list. Hundreds of useful gadgets and whatchamacallits are either up for sale or in development. Keep your eyes peeled for more genius and ingenious ideas that have come to life. Maybe there will be one from your own mind!

What are your thoughts on these items? Which of these do you want for yourself or someone you know? Is there another cool invention that you know about?