Sometimes, a little help from an expert is all it takes to get our homes spotlessly clean, and while hiring them to come and work their magic is the most effective way to achieve a clean home that stays cleaner for longer, following their tips can help us stay on top of things, too.
Here are 5 tips for keeping a clean home that even the pros use:
- Get your head in the right place
The cleaning zone may not be somewhere we want to visit frequently, it is, however, somewhere that we must familiarize ourselves with if we want to keep a clean home.
Getting your head into the cleaning zone may be simpler for some than for others, but thinking about how good you’ll feel once the house cleaning is done, can be a great motivator and really push us to get the vacuum out and grab a duster!
- Incorporate cleaning into your daily routine
Doing a little bit of cleaning every day is a fantastic way to avoid a home that takes hours to get clean. By keeping on top of things and doing a bit of housework every day, you can somehow make cleaning a normal practice that you might even feel guilty about not doing! Whether you dedicate 20 minutes a day to cleaning in general, or pick a room to clean each day when you have a few minutes to spare, do it frequently enough, and it’ll soon be just like all the other routines you probably have in your life.
- Assign different tasks to different household members
There’s absolutely no reason why only one member of any household should be responsible for all of the cleaning, so be sure to do your best to get other people involved. Schedules might be necessary, or if you share your home with considerate people who enjoy living in a clean home, you may find them only too willing to help out with cleaning, without even being asked.
Small children can be assigned age appropriate chores, while the bigger tasks can be shared among the adults. Alternatively, hire a cleaning company and save any potential arguments!
- Have a cleaning kit readily accessible
If you have to go all the way downstairs to get the tools and products to clean a spillage upstairs, you’re going to be far more likely to abandon it altogether. Every home should have at least 2 cleaning kits complete with dusters, paper towels, floor and bathroom cleaners, rags etc. and if you’ve got kids who are only too happy to help with cleaning, why not make them a safe and chemical free cleaning kit in miniature that they can take responsibility for?
- Hire a professional cleaning company
While it’s admirable to want to keep your own home clean, for some it simply isn’t a viable option, and there aren’t enough hours in the day to tackle everything that needs to be cleaned and tidied away. For anyone with a busy life (or anyone who hates cleaning, for that matter!), hiring a cleaning company can be a huge weight off of their shoulders, and gives them one less thing to worry about every day.
You don’t have to be a cleaning professional to get your home spotlessly clean, but it sure does help! For a home that’s clean, and stays that way for longer, call in the pros and enjoy the luxury of living in a home that’s always hygienically clean and tidy.