Spongester

This stainless steel rack helps expunge bacteria by keeping your "good sponge" and "evil sponge" separate.

$28.00

Fight Grime

To wipe out bad guys (germs), you have to sink to their level--the kitchen sink, to be exact. This industrial-grade stainless steel rack helps expunge bacteria while keeping it clean with two distinct shelves for your separate sponges. A slot for your "good sponge" (used for counter top and dishes) and "evil sponge" (sink and drain) helps you keep track of your scrubbers without sacrificing space or style. The SpongesterTM was designed by Michael G. Frank to appease a former germ-conscious roommate, its smart shape prevents cross-contamination with bendable, semi-perforated shelves that encourage drainage and inhibit bacterial growth. Made in New York.

Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
stainless steel
Measurements
3.4" H x 5" W x 3" D
Care
Top rack dishwasher safe. Stainless steel is a rust-resistant material however, rust can still occur under certain conditions. For best results, wipe dry occasionally.
Notes
Sponge not included.
Item ID
20288

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Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsSpongester
 
4.5

(based on 674 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (432)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (182)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (12)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (509)
  • Convenient (493)
  • Well built / quality (468)
  • Easy to use (462)
  • Compact (409)

Cons

  • Unstable (14)
  • Difficult to clean (11)
  • Heavy / bulky (11)
  • Leaks (9)
  • Difficult to use (7)

Best Uses

  • Small kitchens (365)
  • Large kitchen (248)
  • Gifts (171)
  • Commercial kitchens (85)
  • Simple meals (72)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual cook (392), Avid cook (209), Gourmet chef (29)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (264), Yes (155)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Clean Kitchen, Happy Family

While I am by no means a germaphobe, but it's helped my family and I in three ways
1) Builds awareness about where the sponges have been (cleaning up chicken on the...Read complete review

While I am by no means a germaphobe, but it's helped my family and I in three ways
1) Builds awareness about where the sponges have been (cleaning up chicken on the counters or the plates in the sink
2) Keeps our sponges organized instead of all over the place
3)Brings a smile to our faces each day...
I love the "Good vs Evil" labeling - and it makes me smile.

In short - the Spongester is surprisingly useful and puts a smile on my face everytime I go into the kitchen.

I even bought one for my mother in law as a gift.

I'm really trying to think of something wrong about it, but I can't see anyway to improve it, unless it had a way to shoot radon lasers or something to blow up all bacteria on the sponges.

All in all a great addition to the kitchen and a great gift.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great Idea, But...

This certainly should be a convenient way to store sponges. However, the way the metal is shaped with the one that I received, the shelves angle downward to the point that dry sponges...Read complete review

This certainly should be a convenient way to store sponges. However, the way the metal is shaped with the one that I received, the shelves angle downward to the point that dry sponges slide off, most especially with the lower evil sponge shelf. After receiving it, I took a close look at the product photo, and mine is shaped differently than the one shown in the picture. I've tried slightly bending the shelves so the shelves don't angle downwards so much, but I didn't have any luck. I'm still keeping it as it's not worth my time to return, and it's still better than alternatives I've found... but dry sponges constantly sliding down (tacky looking) or falling completely off the product is a frustration in an otherwise helpful and unique product. If you are constantly using sponges to where they don't really have a chance to dry out, you'll probably be fine. I'm sure the surface I keep this on is very level -- as already mentioned, what I received is shaped a bit differently than the photo. With a little more effort, I should be able to bend it a little. Kudos that the metal is so sturdy, but that is also making it harder to bend the shelves to a proper angle. Bad quality control - customers shouldn't have to bother with reshaping this thing.

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5.0

Useful and funny!

By 

from Austin, Tx

About Me Casual Cook

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Convenient
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gifts
    • Small Kitchens

    Comments about UncommonGoods Spongester:

    The sponge holder sits by my kitchen sink always, keeping it more organized.

     
    5.0

    Will last a lifetime quality product

    By 

    from Liverpool NY

    About Me Casual Cook

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Compact
    • Convenient
    • Dishwasher Safe
    • Easy To Use
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Commercial Kitchens
      • Large Kitchens
      • Small Kitchens

      Comments about UncommonGoods Spongester:

      I have it on my kitchen sink

       
      5.0

      Great!

      By 

      from Berkeley CA

      About Me Casual Cook

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about UncommonGoods Spongester:

          had to have it!

           
          5.0

          hold that sponge

          By 

          from CT

          About Me Avid Cook

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Compact
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Small Kitchens

            Comments about UncommonGoods Spongester:

            on the counter

             
            5.0

            Love it

            By 

            from RI

            About Me Avid Cook

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Compact
            • Convenient
            • Dishwasher Safe
            • Easy To Use
            • Quality Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gifts
              • Large Kitchens
              • Small Kitchens

              Comments about UncommonGoods Spongester:

              As I said, great quality, does the job but I wish the good/evil sponge was more prominent. I have tried to darken with black marker and/or paint, and it is more visible. But great product. My husband hates smelly, wet sponges, so this is marriage salvation!

               
              5.0

              Cool Little Sponge Holder

              By 

              from Dartmouth, MA

              About Me Casual Cook

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Compact
              • Convenient

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Large Kitchens
                • Small Kitchens

                Comments about UncommonGoods Spongester:

                I like that it's labeled to ensure the "good sponge" goes on top, to avoid it. Ring dropped on by the "bad sponge." I also like that it has holes to drain. No signs of rust either.

                 
                5.0

                I bought one for a family member

                By 

                from Illinois

                About Me Avid Cook

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Compact
                • Convenient
                • Dishwasher Safe
                • Easy To Use
                • Quality Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Commercial Kitchens
                  • Elaborate Meals
                  • Entertaining
                  • Gifts
                  • Large Kitchens
                  • Simple Meals
                  • Small Kitchens

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Spongester:

                  It cleans up easily. It will never rust. Lasts forever. No soap scum from sponges

                   
                  4.0

                  Does what they say!

                  By 

                  from Greenville, NC

                  About Me Casual Cook

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Wife doesn't like to look at sponges.

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about UncommonGoods Spongester:

                      At kitchen sink, drying a sponge.

                       
                      5.0

                      Awesome

                      By 

                      from Florida

                      About Me Casual Cook

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Convenient
                      • Dishwasher Safe
                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Large Kitchens
                        • Small Kitchens

                        Comments about UncommonGoods Spongester:

                        Hate having the sponges sit on counter tops or the bottom of the sink. This is awesome.

                         
                        5.0

                        Great product!

                        By 

                        from Charlotte, NC

                        About Me Casual Cook

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design
                        • Compact
                        • Convenient
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Quality Construction

                        Cons

                        • Sometimes sponges fall out

                        Best Uses

                        • Gifts
                        • Large Kitchens
                        • Small Kitchens

                        Comments about UncommonGoods Spongester:

                        Durable, unique, like the rubber feet that keep it sturdy on the counter

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