What are the major components and subsequent advantages that distinguish various household cleaners? (Ex, Soap and water vs 409, glass cleaners, mold/mildew type cleaners, etc?

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I’m sure some of it has to do with some lipophilic solvent or stronger detergents to cut through grease, etc, but what about some specifics?

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Question Changed status to publish March 29, 2020

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Fun side note to others answers, bleach is often the only household cleaner that can kill certain viruses (i.e. canine parvovirus, which can live on a surface for up to a year if not bleached).

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