It’s not easy for working parents to manage everything in their life perfectly. Being organized in every aspect can become tricky and challenging. Especially when it comes to a clean house. If your house describes your lifestyle, a clean house would portray a happy and comfortable life. Plus when your home is clean, you’re more likely to be motivated to tackle all your other projects as well and keep productive.
So what should you do in order to keep your home clean and your life easy? The following tips and tricks will not only make your cleaning easier but also enjoyable!
Have a One-Touch Rule
This might seem like a silly rule but it will definitely come in handy! This means that you only touch things once before you put them away. Not only does this make you put things in the right places, but it saves you A LOT of time and effort that can be put into other more important things.
This can also help you from getting distracted mid-clean as well. You won’t be picking one item up only to put it down in another room and creating clutter somewhere else rather than just tidying it up completely.
Keep Your Cleaning Supplies Accessible
Instead of keeping all of your cleaning supplies in one place, try keeping them in every room. If that’s not possible, keep the cleaning supplies in all the main rooms. This way, you can clean up rooms when you’re in them, and you won’t need to go into another room only to be distracted by something else. As a result, you’ll save time, and it will also be easier to clean up your space fast!
Don’t Leave The Laundry For The Weekend
The reason why everyone dreads laundry so much is that we let it all pile up and leave it to the last day. A better way would be to do a little bit of laundry every day. You could put in the clothes in the morning before you leave the house, put them in the dryer when you come back, and fold them before going to sleep. This saves you a full day that otherwise would have been dedicated only to laundry.
Involve Your Kids
Teaching kids the importance of cleaning is crucial, plus it helps you get the work done. To involve your children, you can divide up cleaning into categories. For example, chores that you can do with kids, chores that your kids should do themselves, chores you could do after you put your kids to sleep, etc.
To make it even easier, why not create a handy to-do list which you can then post on your refrigerator. That way everyone can check off when they’ve completed a chore. To add some extra fun, why not incorporate stickers too! This will be a simple way to ensure everyone is on the same page.
Automate Your Cleaning
Sometimes you do need help with your cleaning. Investing in a good robot vacuum cleaner can make your life easier! These vacuum cleaners now come with many different features – this means that you now have more time on your hands, and you can get things done! While they may not get every nook and corner, they still do a very good job at cleaning.
Hire Cleaning Services to Help Out
Sometimes you can have a super busy schedule. Hiring a cleaning service for when you are short on time can be highly helpful. Everyone needs help once in a while, so contact your local cleaning services and let them take care of things when you simply don’t have the time to sort it out on your own.
This can also be especially helpful before big events like moving house. They’ll help you tidy up fast and thoroughly so you can focus on getting all the other important details sorted.
About the Author
Liam Smith is a young and aspiring Australian blogger with a passion for everything related to home improvement, wellness and lifestyle. He has a B.Sc. in Interior design and is an avid reader.