If you are like most people, you will always welcome any tips and tricks to make your cleaning faster and easier. But instead of trying to learn something, maybe it is time for a different approach: perhaps change some of your habits, or forget them altogether, as they are leading up to a bigger mess in your home. Once you identify these habits and start to change them, you can better deal with cleaning chores. So, without delay, let’s dive straight into our list.
Not only is this not going to allow these items to dry up faster, but it also makes them predisposed to mould and mildew growth. If you wish to spend less time doing your laundry, you will do well to put your towels on a rail and spread the curtains. That way, they will dry up faster. In the case of towels, you will get a chance to use them a few more times, which will save you washing up time and effort.
Sometimes, even if you are only paying and getting your bills online, there seems to be plenty of paper clutter around. It mainly comes from newspapers, magazines and whatnot. What you should do is designate a space for all such paper clutter and collect it there. If you don’t need it, then recycle it. Once a week, take some time to review the pile of paper and deal with anything you don’t need there.
When it comes to cleaning solutions, more does not always equal better. Don’t make the mistake of thinking that if just a little bit of cleaner works well, then you can add in more for the perfect outcome. The trouble comes with rinsing away the extra cleaning product. If you fail to do so, the surface will become a magnet for dirt and other soils. Always use the recommended amount, and even try to go with less than that. You will find that sometimes the issue is not as severe and doesn’t really need half a bottle of cleaner.
If you are using dirty tools, you cannot expect good cleaning results. For example, if you are using a washer and there is a build-up of odour, it is in your best interest to address the problem, or else it is going to transfer into your clothes. When you have your vacuum canister or bag full of dust, there is a good chance it will do a poor job of sucking up debris. Take some time to clean your tools and replace them with new ones when they have run their course to ensure good cleaning outcome.
It will not take you much to put dishes in the dishwasher, instead of piling them up in the sink. Yet, leaving dirty dishes in the sink is one of the most common bad habits of people. Bear in mind that the dishes in the sink become a breeding ground for bacteria, which is just not very pleasant.
Another bad habit of changing is the way you store your cleaners. If you are spending too much time to fetch your solutions, you are better off reorganising your storage solutions. Try to stash the cleaning supplies you need for a specific room in that same room. It will save you a lot of time when cleaning time comes.
Changing all of these habits is a definite must when you wish to become more effective at cleaning and make the task easier.