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The Amazon secret overstock section is bursting with huge savings — starting at $6

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Understocked on household must-haves? The Overstock page might just have the problem solvers you're looking for. (Amazon)

Every week, we spend hours combing the internet for the very best products at the lowest prices to share with you, from the biggest brand names to the most viral items out there. But there's only one thing that makes a deal on a product even better: it solves a problem. You probably already know that Amazon is loaded with items that meet both criteria. What you might not know is that Amazon has a secret section with awesome overstock items that you can get at a serious bargain. It's packed with everything you need, but we've selected some of our favorite items that can simplify, clear up or just make your life a little bit easier — all at deep discounts.

Keep on scrolling for hidden gems to help out around the house and make every day just a little bit easier.

Five compartments and two sauce containers mean you'll always have tasty pasta, chicken, salads and more.

Win at lunch with the Jelife Bento Lunch Box, a game-changer for busy adults. It sports a sleek design, durable build and leak-proof compartments so you don't have to worry about soy sauce in your bag. Plus, the integrated utensil compartment and sauce containers let you enjoy your meals hassle-free. And it's microwave, dishwasher and freezer-safe!

This fan who provided pics wrote, "It is perfect to take to work, and it has several compartments to organize lunch and snacks. It's ideal for use in the microwave and is also easy to wash. The lunch box comes with its own cutlery and two additional small containers ideal for dressings or sauces. I have 10-hour workdays and I bring all my food there."

$10 at Amazon

The perfect wedding or new-home gift. Its small size takes up little counter space, and its sleek design will match any kitchen décor. (Add to your registry now!)

The Dash Griddle is a mini dynamo that makes individual servings of eggs, cookies, pancakes and even grilled cheese. Weighing in at only 1lb, it's easy to move, easy to use and is so adorable it'll be the talk of your next house party. Perfect for dorm rooms, campers or closet-sized city kitchens. Also comes in aqua, pink, black, silver and white.

Would you believe over 37,000 people have given this humble griddle a perfect rating? Here's one: "This little dude can make keto pancakes in no time, and I even put my cut-up breakfast sausage in it too. In fact, I've put whatever else I wanted to crisp quickly in this little dude. I've also used it to toast sandwiches and bread rolls cut in half because it's much faster than turning on a frying pan."

$13 at Amazon

For only $12, you get a great deal on this 3-sided swivel power strip, which includes multiple 3-prong outlets as well as 3 USB ports ready for charging.

This handy multi-outlet surge protector is perfect if you have limited outlets and limited space for what you can plug into them, like in those tight areas around the TV. Thanks to this outlet extender's swiveling capabilities and a plethora of outlets — 6 AC outlets and 3 USB ports (with 1 being USB-C) — you'll have a place to plug in just about everything you need in one place, including anything you need to charge in the meantime. Also available in black for only $14.

"This little gadget is a true gem!" exclaimed one enthusiastic fan. "It's compact, offers a plethora of plug options and can rotate to fit perfectly in various situations. I'm absolutely thrilled with its versatility and how well it adapts to different uses."

$12 at Amazon

This is not only a life saver for lazy people, but also a creative present to family or friends.

Whether you like hot powdered drinks or you don't like your coffee to settle at the bottom of the cup (we're looking at you, French press coffee drinkers), this crafty mug takes all of the sweat and tears out of stirring your beverage. It's made with stainless steel and plastic and has a little battery-operated spinner in the bottom of the cup to keep things from getting stagnant.

"Powerful enough to create a suction, hurricane-like funnel and nicely stir up the liquid in the cup," wrote a rave reviewer. "I'm using it for some herbal tea mixed with honey and it requires constant stirring to avoid the herbs from settling at the bottom of the cup, this spares me the constant stirring with a spoon...Above all, it could be a great gift to someone you like, as well as being a good conversation piece!"

$15 at Amazon

This kit comes with everything you need to make sure your earbuds are clean and clear of dirt and debris.

As much as we’d love to believe these little gadgets stay out-of-the-box clean, yours are probably far from immaculate. But this handy kit can take care of all of it and will stop your earbuds from looking like Q-tips. Comes with a round metal nib for deep-cleaning surfaces and even a cleaning brush for the charging hole. Sounds good to us!

"This product is a MUST HAVE for anyone who uses AirPods," admitted one. "Mine are disgusting, to say the least, from ear wax and dust due to daily use at work. I had tried EVERYTHING to get them clean before purchasing this."

$6 at Amazon

Silicone baking mats turn any pan into a non-stick surface, perfect for anyone who doesn't have the space to have multiple sheet pans laying around. It'll also replace parchment paper in any recipe, as well as the need for butter, grease, oils or sprays.

The Silpat Silicone Baking Mat makes parchment paper, tinfoil and a variety of pan-greasing methods obsolete in one handy item! Made of fiberglass mesh and the highest quality food-grade silicone, the Silpat is the original non-stick baking mat, which is the perfect surface for any of your sweet treat creations.

"I've tried imitations and parchment paper. These are just the right things for the job! Perfect every time!" raved one happy home cook.

$17 at Amazon
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This shoe rack is stackable so you can add a shelf when you add shoes to your collection.

If you're tired of digging through a pile of shoes to get out the door every morning, this stackable shoe rack should relieve you of a few headaches. It has already solved a few problems for over 6,000 rave reviewers.

"This little gem has been a lifesaver!" reported a five-star fan. "I've become quite a shoe collector, I was running out of space. This was the only spot I had left! It was super easy to put together, not flimsy at all. Looks like I have room for a couple more pairs of boots."

$8 at Amazon

These tongs come with a silicone tip so you won't scratch your non-stick cookware or ruin your food before it lands on your plate.

Tongs are the unsung heroes of the kitchen. Flip frying chicken with ease or serve noodles without making a mess, there's a lot this gadget can do — and nearly 26,000 shoppers rave about it. Available in 15 colors to brighten up your kitchen or dining room!

"These work great, especially on my pans that I don’t want to scratch," shared a five-star fan. "I have had them for about a year and they are still both holding up well and I use them almost daily." "Great value," raved this home chef. "I really like these tongs. Great for indoor cooking and on the BBQ. Easy to clean too!"

$10 at Amazon

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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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