Tips For Cleaning Your House If You Are Lazy
If you are lazy when it comes to cleaning. Or maybe cleaning is not your thing. But having a clean home is your thing. Or perhaps you just don't like cleaning. I think many of us can relate to that. You have two options. You can hire someone to come in and clean for you or find lazier, easy solutions for house cleaning.
20 Easy ways You Can Keep Your House Clean
Start at the front door. A good doormat will keep dirt from entering your home. And removing your shoes when you enter the door is another way to stop the dirt from coming in.
Make your bed as soon as you get up. An unmade bed gives the whole room a messy look.
Don't drop or throw your clothes on the floor or the closest chair. Maybe you could put them in the laundry hamper?
Get in the habit of putting things away when you are done with them.
Set a timer and get moving. Make a game of it. How much can you get done in a set time? The clock is ticking.
Do one load of laundry each day. Don't let that laundry hamper overflow.
Invest in a Roomba. Turn it loose, sit back and let the Roomba do its thing.
Don't like doing floors? Get yourself a Swifter Sweeper 2-1 mop. Works for dry and wet floors.
Dusting can be handled easily once again by Swifter. Swifter dusters will make your dusting fast and easy.
Once a day, do a quick wipe-up of your bathroom sink and mirror and quickly clean up your toilet.
Turn on some upbeat music and let the music whisk you away. Add a few dance steps here and there before you know it; you've accomplished a bit of cleaning. And you have had some fun and exercise at the same time.
Multi-task when you can. If you are waiting for something you are cooking on the stove, why not empty the dishwasher or wash a load of clothes?
Stock up on cleaning supplies and keep them where they will be convenient.
Make cleaning the microwave easier by placing a bowl of water with some dawn dishwashing soap and setting a timer for 5 minutes. Then carefully remove the bowl of hot water and quickly wipe down the microwave.
No Proscrasting. If something needs cleaning, don't put it off until it becomes a major cleaning project. Do it now!
If other people are living in the house, ask for help.
Make use of small baskets for those items that seem to pile up—kids' school papers and the mail that needs to be sorted. Keep the clutter contained.
One major thing that will improve the overall look and feel of your home is if you spend some time now and then decluttering.
Reward yourself. Treat yourself to reading, have a glass of wine, or enjoy some chocolate. You have earned it.
Try making up a cleaning schedule to keep you on track. Don't wait to clean until things are out of control.
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"I make no secret of the fact that I would rather lie on a sofa than sweep beneath it."