There are days when twenty-four hours’ just ain’t enough. There are too many things to do yet very little time to do them all. For non-negotiable tasks like cleaning, knowing when is the right time to clean stuff is key to cutting down on your workload.
I once read a survey summary on how often people wash their sheets. I was astounded to read that some people was their sheets every three MONTHS! Considering how many skin cells we shed every night, I’m an absolute stickler for weekly. What about you?
Clogged fan vents may cause health problems and trigger allergy attacks. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make sure you and your family are breathing in clean air by cleaning the vents every month.
Moldy rings inside toilet bowls can be a breeding spot for bacteria and fungi. To make sure it doesn’t happen, clean your toilet bowls every week. White vinegar helps. Simply pour, leave for an hour, brush, and rinse.
You don’t have to clean furniture every day. However, because they accumulate dust over time, you may want to clean at least once a month. If your furniture has removable covers, strip them off and pop them inside the washing machine. If not, you’d have to exert a bit more effort.
Cleaning small appliances usually involves just wiping off the surfaces once a week. However, you may clean the inside once per month. Paying attention to small cleaning details will help ensure they last you for many years.
Cleaning ceiling fans is not an easy task but someone has to do it. If not, the dust will eventually get to you. Weekly cleaning will do.
Things that are regularly used deserve regular cleaning. Remember to clean your gadgets every week. Your hands are carriers of bacteria and these are the items that you frequently touch.
Don’t stress out over cleaning your fireplace. You can do it just once a year and it’ll work just fine. Just remember to clean the firebox after use.
Kitchen countertops often attract bacteria. Because you use it every day, you should also clean it daily. You wouldn’t want to risk bacterial invasion, would you?
High traffic areas need to be cleaned regularly, preferably every week. Soil deposits are unsightly and may damage carpets. A good sweep and vacuum are needed for these areas. Also, don’t forget to wipe those bannisters and handrails!
Consider the amount of sweat and dead skin cells that goes into your mattress. You may not know it but your mattress might be home to millions of bacteria, fungal spores, and dust mites. These could significantly reduce the air quality at your home and expose you to illnesses.
Regularly vacuuming your carpets will only get rid of ground dirt. Getting a professional carpet cleaner would be a wise decision. This is one investment you wouldn’t regret making.
This is where you store your food so it’s very important that you keep it clean. Once a month, set aside one day to clean out your refrigerator. Get rid of spoiled items, rotten fruits and vegetables, and other stuff. You’ll be surprised with what you’ll find in there.
This cleaning tool needs regular cleaning for it to do its job well. This will ensure that it remains on tip-top shape.
Food debris build-up isn’t good – and neither is soap scum. Make it a habit to clean your dishwashers at least once a month. You don’t need expensive cleaning solutions; vinegar and baking soda will do.
Over time, grime and dust will build up on your light bulbs. This will dim the light coming from your bulb. Make sure that you’re getting the best amount of light by cleaning your bulbs once a week.
Aside from setting a schedule, did you know you can also clean your home in just 60 minutes? If you have other home cleaning tips you want to share, we’d love to know about them!