cleaning can often be very irritating and it can often seem like we spend all
day trying to keep our house together, to only come back the next day to find
our house dirty again. It’s as if we live in some twilight zone where cleaning
is our eternal duty. If you experience a similar dilemma I’d like to offer to
you some household cleaning tips that will hopefully save you some of the
anguish of repetitive cleaning. Hopefully,
these hints will help you keep the dirt dogs at bay and give you a little more
peace of mind before you have to do battle with them again.
Keep a Cleaning Schedule
have a schedule for cleaning activities to do, then it’s easy to expect just
how much cleaning you need to do for the day. Knowing the amount of time and
effort you’ll be spending cleaning up is a lot better than not knowing.
If you don’t
have a schedule yet, get a piece of paper and visit every room of your house,
writing down every single cleaning activity that will ever need to be done in
each room. Don’t hold back, but don’t spend more than a few minutes in each
have the cleaning activities written down, decide on just how often you need to
do each one. Daily? Weekly, every Wednesday? On the weekends? Once a month?
That’s totally up to you. But once you finish this step, cleaning becomes a
cinch! No longer will we have to stress about what needs to be cleaned, or when
it needs to be cleaned because we will
know! As long as we maintain consistency with a schedule our cleaning tasks and
life becomes much easier.
Organize a Cleaning Schedule
organizational purposes, organize a cleaning Schedule with all cleaning tasks
you intend to take care of that day. Check off the appropriate cleaning task
once it has been finished. Having a Schedule is like having a set list of goals
that will keep your cleaning consistent and show you exactly what is getting
Have All the Right Tools
You won’t go
far if all you have is a vacuum cleaner! Make sure you have all the tools you
need for all the cleaning activities you’ll be doing all year, scrubbers,
sponges, rags, cleaners, etc. You can make a list of the cleaning tools you
need so that shopping for them will be easier.
time to clean, in order to get the job done faster we need to be focused.
Cell-phones and televisions can often pry our attention away from cleaning and
this just increases the time we will have to spend. Anything that causes an
outside distraction needs to be reduced so you can focus properly.
Clean A Little Every day
Get into the
cleaning habit! Cleaning gets easier and easier the more you do it, and it’s
pretty good exercise, too. So make it a habit to clean a little every day.
There should be enough daily cleaning activities to keep you busy try to
approach them with a smile.
Organize your Cleaning Supplies
cleaning supplies organized and ready to go in a carry-all bin. Not only does
this save you time and energy of having to search around the house for the proper
cleaning supplies, it also cuts your time in half by just having them and being
ready to go.
Use Organic and Natural Cleaners
soap and chemical-based cleaners aren’t just bad for the environment, but they
can be bad for your health, too. It’s not unusual to hear people getting
hospitalized for acute chemical sensitivity, even if they spend most of their
time indoors, at home!
yourself safe and healthy, start looking for organic cleaners. These cleaners
contain all-natural ingredients that clean just as well, if not better than,
soap and chemical cleaners. They don’t pollute as much, and they’re safer to
you, your kids, and your pets.
cleaners are also great. Lemon, vinegar, and baking soda are all common kitchen
ingredients that can also be made into natural cleaners. Feel free to check
online for ways to use these and other household ingredients as safe,
effective, and cheap natural cleaners.
Most of the
dirt that our homes accumulate can often be found in our flooring. Maintaining consistent vacuuming and floor
cleaning can prevent much of the buildup. Some people prefer placing rules such
as having no shoes on the carpet or flooring to prevent dirt buildup. Most of
the time it is with our shoes that dirt gets tracked into our homes, so this is
actually a very good idea to use.
Hopefully, this household
cleaning tips will have given you some insight into ways to make cleaning
easier for you. The aim is to utilize effective and efficient methods to cut
down on time spent when cleaning our house. Once we can achieve efficiency
cleaning house becomes a breeze that we can knock out in no time.