Three Steps to a Cleaner Home

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DSC01420It’s a never ending chore,  Tasks that must be done each day,  each week,  each month,  each year…

That’s right —  Keeping your house nice and clean and healthy for you family.

Keeping your home clean is much easier if you have an easy- to- keep schedule,  especially if you concentrate on “preventative maintenence”.  If you think ahead and plan your cleaning tasks appropriately,  you will find you aren’t stuck an entire weekend playing catch-up with house cleaning chores.

Here are a few tips to an always clean home.

#1:  Keep the dirt outside

Be sure to have quality walk-off mats outside your front door and any other entry door you frequently use .  A small – but polite- sign that asks visitors to remove their shoes ia a huge step to keeping dirt and grime outside ( or at least at the front door.)

#2:  Stop the stacking

In the kitchen, that is.  It’s easy to let dishes and other mealtime items to pile up and stack up,  with dirty dishes slowly taking over the kitchen sink and nearby countertops.  Instead,  make it a habit that after mealtime or snacks that everything is washed, cleaned and put away immediately.  If you use it , you clean it.

#3:  Team Effort

It can be challenging, especially when everyone is trying to get to work and school,  but if the entire family pitches in and spends just a few minutes on making beds, tidying up bedrooms,  cleaning up after themselves,  first thing in the morning…  then the house is much cleaner for the entire day.  In addition,  plan a short amount of time each week where the family all works together to “speed clean”  the home,  picking up and putting away items  laying around,  dusting,  vacuuming,  sweeping and more.

 

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