Clean Home Tips
Keeping your home immaculately clean may seem like an impossible task. It doesn’t have to be! There are different cleaning habits we all stick to in order to keep the entire house sparkling clean. I understand the feeling of frustration when you see Fido’s footprints on the floor or when your kid’s room is unkempt.
Don’t panic! Relax and follow these tips to keep your entire home is sparkling clean at all times. If you’re ready, let’s begin!
The clutter is making your home untidy and disorganised. Get rid of things that you don’t need. Inspect every room in the house and look for items that you no longer use. Do it at once a month and you’ll be surprised how much space you can free!
Anyway, clutter is also taking up some space in your home which affects your family’s living conditions. So, declutter now!
Consider building more storage.
Hold on! You’re not building storage for you to keep all of your old stuff. You are building storage to maximise space and to keep your important belongings safe and secure.
Hanging storage is a great idea especially if you own a smaller place. It enables you to organise your things neatly despite the limited space.
Put things in their rightful places.
Even if you’re in a hurry, don’t leave your laundry on the floor. It will only take a second to pick it up and put in the hamper. Forgetting to put things back to their designated places is the main culprit why your home is untidy. Give your kitchen and living room a quick scan to check if everything is at the right place before sleeping at night. Putting things in their rightful place is the key to a tidy home.
Disinfect your home once in a while. It is highly important in times of the COVID-19 pandemic. You don’t have to spend. There are DIY disinfectants that can be made at home. You can use natural cleaners such as white vinegar and baking soda.
Be careful though, some of these natural cleaners should not be mixed as it can cause an explosion and damage to the surface.
So, disinfect all the surfaces in your home to keep your family protected from germs and viruses!
Do not overlook some parts and items.
Trash cans, light switches and doorknobs are amongst the most overlooked parts and items in the house when cleaning. Create a checklist before cleaning. In that way, you’ll be guided and you can make sure that everything is the house clean.
We’ve compiled this list of most overlooked places when cleaning your home:
● Cleaning supplies and materials
● Door top and bottom
● Furniture legs
● Cabinet interiors
● Underneath the carpet
● Tap handles
Keep the kitchen sink empty -the golden rule.
The kitchen is a high traffic area as you spend a lot of time there to prepare food for your family. Keep the sink empty. Wash up after you’re done. Spend some time cleaning your kitchen after washing your dirty dishes. Wipe the counter, cabinet exterior and walls. Organise the fridge, sweep the floor and empty the bin.
Also, be sure to clean up the grease and spills to avoid stains and contamination.
Use essential oils.
Essential oils are used to freshen up your home. It can absorb bad smells and maintain fresh and clean air in your home.
Another benefit to using essential oils is it can improve sleep quality and can cure headaches and colds.
So, look online for the best essential oils to freshen up your home!
Clean as you go!
Clean your dirty dishes and laundry as soon as possible. You don’t want the dirt and stains to hold on to your dishes or clothes.
If it happens, you’ll need to do a lot of scrubbing which takes up a lot of your time. So, clean as you go to lessen your cleaning time!
Train your kids to clean.
Keeping the house clean is not a one-person job. It takes an entire family to keep it “immaculately” clean. If you want to maintain the cleanliness in your home, it’s time to train the little ones to do a little bit of cleaning and to keep a strict cleaning schedule, it’ll make house upkeep much easier and will instil in them the habit of tidying, cleaning on a daily basis.
Start by giving them a small task such as, taking the bin out or cleaning their own bedroom. Less work for you, plus you get to teach them how to become responsible at an early age.
Equipment you need to keep an immaculately clean house
Whilst the above tips are necessary to keep an immaculately clean home. You’ll need the right equipment to help your home feel like it’s consistently clean.
Here is a list of items professional cleaning companies use.
- Microfibre cloth
- Backpack or upright vacuum
- Bathroom cleaning chemicals
- Chemicals for cleaning floors
- Duster with extendable attachment
Once you’ve acquired the aforementioned materials you’re on the right track to keeping your home immaculately clean.
Do not stress too much about keeping your home clean. Sometimes, taking a deep breath is all you need to focus and slow down.
So, what’s the secret to keeping an immaculately clean home? I’ll say consistency! You need to stick to your cleaning habits to ensure a clean and organised home. Hiring a professional cleaner can also help. So, don’t hesitate to call the best cleaning service in town! Good luck and may your home stay immaculately clean forever!