Cleaning your home doesn’t have to take long, particularly if you live in a smaller house and clean during the week. We bring you 7 tips on what you can do every day to keep your home clean and tidy. By doing a little bit every day, you also create a habit and cleaning will not feel like a chore anymore.
Every household member should get involved in keeping the house clean, get them involved in the daily cleaning tasks. Give your kids chores around the house to earn pocket money or other rewards. Showing your kids how to clean up after themselves will benefit them in later life too. Why not create a song when cleaning up toys with your toddler, it will teach them that after they finish playing with their toys, they have to clean up. Older kids can help you by cleaning their bedrooms, making their beds and putting the dishes in the sink or the dishwasher. More cleaning tasks you get help with, faster you can clean, and your home will be kept tidy.
To keep the kitchen clean, clear your sink and counters throughout the day and wipe down the counters after washing the dishes. A quick wipe down will keep your kitchen counters and table clean with minimal effort.
To develop good habits, teach your children to put dirty dishes in the sink or the dishwasher after each meal and throw away wrappings and food leftovers. Wipe down the dining table and counters to clean any spills and mess from cooking. If necessary, sweep and mop the kitchen floor.
Are you having trouble finding the motivation to clean? Start the day right; start with making your bed. You will feel better, and it could just give you the motivation you need to clean or tidy up something else.
It doesn’t matter if you have carpets or hardwood floors, regular vacuuming is a must to keep your home clean. Regular vacuuming prevents dirt from building up in the carpet fibres and helps in maintaining your floors.
If you leave things for later, you will probably not do it at all. If there’s something that needs to be cleaned, just do it.
Allocate 3 - 5 minutes to pick up things around the house to stay on top of things.
If you still don’t have enough time, motivation or energy to clean your home, then why not book a deep cleaning service every few months from your local cleaning company.
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