Cleaning our home is considered to be a tedious job, but it doesn’t have to be like that if you approach it in the right way. If you organize yourself well and know how and when to do certain things, you’ll make your life easier, at least cleaning-wise. Keep reading if you want to find out more about a smarter way to clean your home.
Put everything in its place right away
As far as some useful cleaning tips are concerned, tip number one refers to putting things in their place right away. This habit will prevent you from creating a mess, and when you don’t have a mess – it’s easier a.k.a. faster to clean. This refers to many things that create a mess in our home. For example, when you get back home, make sure to put your keys, bag and coat in the places intended for them. The same goes for taking off your clothes – don’t just lay them out on the chair or bed.
Vacuum and mop the floors
We bring in our home lots of dirt, dust and different bacteria, usually on our shoes. In order to keep our home free of these things, we need to keep the floor in our home clean. Depending on the size and age of your family members, you should vacuum and mop the floors once to three times a week. If you own a pet as well, you should probably do it more often. However, if you’re really busy and don’t have much time to vacuum and mop the floors on a daily basis, you can make your life easier by investing in a smart robotic vacuum system that you can easily control from your smartphone. It will do the hard work for you while you’re working or relaxing – think about it!
Tackle the windows
Even though window cleaning seems like a challenging job and sparkly windows without streaks like something that is hardly achievable – with a few simple tips and tricks, it doesn’t have to be like that. The first rule to keeping windows clean is to clean them often and not allow dust to build up. The second rule is to get the necessary cleaning products and supplies: you’ll need a brush for dusting off the windows, a detergent, a squeegee and a soft cloth. And the third rule is to learn how to clean windows properly for the best effect. The first step is to dust off the windows. The next move is to spray on the detergent on the windows, then to use a squeegee to dry them and ultimately to wipe them gently with a soft cloth. The final step is to clean window sills. Luckily, it is enough to clean windows a few times a year!
Keep the kitchen counters neat
We mess up the kitchen counters when we make coffee in the morning when we prepare different meals, load and unload the dishwasher. It’s easy to clean them if we tackle the mess right away and when there’s nothing on top of them, right? In order to be able to do this right away and even when we’re in a hurry, it’s best to keep them things-free.
Clean the surfaces in the bathroom
Surfaces in the bathroom such as the sink, shower or tub and the toilet get dirty on a daily basis and it’s important to clean them promptly. The most efficient way to do this is to do it after each use, or once a day. That will keep the surfaces clean and bacteria-free.
Make your bed
Making your bed seems like a totally useless job – many people think why to waste time on making the bed when you’re going to mess it up anyway in the evening. However, this simple task that takes you a few moments instantly makes your bedroom look tidier and nicer.
With the right products and organization, you can make cleaning your home a piece of cake. These tips will help you to be more productive and efficient in keeping your home neat and clean.