Domestic Cleaners Ltd https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz Sun, 01 Jul 2018 08:01:07 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.7 7 must-have cleaning items you shouldn’t do without https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/domestic-cleaning/must-have-cleaning-items/ https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/domestic-cleaning/must-have-cleaning-items/#respond Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:56:35 +0000 https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/?p=7194 Home cleaning is pretty much impossible without the aid of specific tools and accessories. A lot of them are no-brainers really, as without them you cannot […]

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Home cleaning is pretty much impossible without the aid of specific tools and accessories. A lot of them are no-brainers really, as without them you cannot do the cleaning task itself. However, many tools are only extra in your quest to clean the space and can be substituted for more effective counterparts. Taking the time to arm yourself with this gear will not just cut your cleaning time, but also improve the outcome of your efforts.

Take note:

  • Broom and a dustpan – these two are most commonly used together, and they are a must-have in every home. You can dust various areas with it, including windows, fans, doors, walls and most notably floors. It is the ideal combination of tools to have to deal with an area full of debris.
  • Spray bottles – if you are into brewing your home cleaning solutions, then you need to have some spray bottles around. You will use them to mix your ingredients. They are quite convenient, as you can create your solution, mix it well and then use it directly on some surface.
  • Microfibre cloth – one of the best materials to use for wiping and cleaning of various surfaces is a microfibre cloth. Not only is it soft enough for you to use without fear of scratching anything, but it is also highly absorbent. Use it not just to clean stains and sanitise various areas around your rooms, but also to take care of dust. It is best to use several cloths in different colours for various rooms and areas of your home.
  • Gloves – gloves are not used directly to clean your home, but they keep your hands safe when you are in the process of cleaning. The skin on your hands is sensitive and frequent work with chemicals can cause some damage to it. To avoid rashes, itchy and scaly skin, be sure to don some gloves for protection before starting a home cleaning session.Vacuum Cleaner
  • Toothbrush – apart from brushing your teeth, this tool can be used in a wide range of other cleaning tasks. All the hard-to-reach areas of your home are no problem for a small toothbrush. It is the best tool for cleaning grout lines, as well as around faucets and other similar areas. Keep a few toothbrushes around, as you will need them.
  • Vacuum cleaner – there is no way to look after your carpet without a decent vacuum cleaner. There are plenty of models and types out there, so you can choose one that best fits your needs. It is important to select one that is powerful enough to take care of the job.
  • Cleaning caddy – if you wish to cut your cleaning time, you should have a cleaning caddy. Transporting all of the cleaning solutions and tools from one room to another with you is not going to be a problem anymore.

Now that you know what tools you need to address your home cleaning needs, you best make sure you acquire them. They can make quite the difference.

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Are you looking to speed up your cleaning routine? https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/cleaning-tips/speed-up-cleaning-routine/ https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/cleaning-tips/speed-up-cleaning-routine/#respond Thu, 10 May 2018 14:50:37 +0000 https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/?p=7175 When it comes to home cleaning, do you wish to go through a cleaning marathon every single week? The likely answer is ‘no’, even if you […]

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When it comes to home cleaning, do you wish to go through a cleaning marathon every single week? The likely answer is ‘no’, even if you do not mind cleaning. There are just much more pleasurable things you can do, whether it’s spending time with your family and loved ones, or perhaps investing in your hobby.

Luckily for you, there are a few shortcuts that can cut cleaning time by a lot:

  • Always start from the top working down – one of the ways you could be making matters is by first cleaning a room at floor-level and then addressing upper areas. The main issue with that is dust from the upper levels will make its way down as you clean it, effectively rendering your previous efforts to clean the room futile. That is why it is essential to start from the top of the room and work down. Leave vacuuming and mopping for last.
  • Clean little, but clean often – cleaning on the go is a concept that many professionals recommend. What does cleaning on the go mean? Basically, you invest a few minutes of your time as you do another task, or when you are waiting for something. For instance, as your meal is getting re-heated in the microwave, you can do a quick wipe of the countertops or the sink. In the bathroom, use a squeegee to wipe the excess moisture from the shower area for a minute or two immediately after a shower. By doing that, you save yourself a ton of cleaning time later on.
  • Prevent unpleasant smells – instead of wasting time and effort in locating a foul odour; you can easily apply a solution to eliminate it. Baking soda and lemon juice are your best friends in that regard. One area of the kitchen that is regarded as troublesome is the fridge. Make it a rule to check for any old food you have put in there before shopping, and you will avoid trouble.
  • Cleaning TipsPrevention is important – instead of wasting time on cleaning, you should keep your home from getting into a state of mess in the first place. This is easier than you may think. One way is to take your shoes at the door, to limit dust and other impurities from getting inside. If you notice your cooking efforts have caused some trouble, be sure to line the oven with a baking sheet to catch spills. Small steps like these make a striking difference in the long run.
  • Invest in cleaning tools – a cheap and underpowered vacuum cleaner is only going to remove surface dust. What you need is a powerful enough tool that gets the job done quickly. It is the same with cleaning products: the more you know about them, and the more you have tested them, the better the outcome.

It is up to you to implement these tips into your daily routine. They make quite a difference to how well you perform.

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Preventing the disaster that is Easter egg dye https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/cleaning-tips/easter-egg-dyeing/ https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/cleaning-tips/easter-egg-dyeing/#respond Sun, 01 Apr 2018 14:49:43 +0000 https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/?p=7166 It is this time of the year – dyeing Easter eggs. While it is fun to do it with your kids, the little devils have little […]

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It is this time of the year – dyeing Easter eggs. While it is fun to do it with your kids, the little devils have little regard for the stains on the upholstery or the carpet. The dye can stain the fabric and become permanent. Cleaning service then is risky and may not be enough to help the case. For this reason, regardless if the dyes are natural or chemical, you should know how to prevent a mess, or, as a last resort, learn to deal with one.

First, you should plan time and consider some safety precautions.

A notable example for this is calling a specialised cleaning company that can Scotchgard your carpet. It is a useful solution, which shields your carpets from unwanted stains. It can be a life-saver if you expect young ones to run around, especially since egg dye is hardly the only source of stains around Easter time.

You can also consider a different approach and use plastic or paper to cover the surrounding areas of your home, or at least in the rooms you expect to see a lot of activity in. That way no matter how dyed your children’s hands get, the damage will be minimal. Don’t forget to give them an apron or a smock of some sort.

When mixing dyes, be sure to use the appropriate containers. Plastic is lightweight and highly prone to spills. Instead, opt for glass or ceramic bowls, which you can then wash. Whatever you do, make sure you don’t ever leave your children without supervision during the dying process. That is a recipe for disaster, which you will later on regret. Stay close and let them have fun without getting too excited. In case there is a stain, it is important to know what to do.

Here is a quick guide on how to address such a problem:

  • Cleaning Tips LondonTreat the area immediately – the most important thing to do when you see a drip, blotches or handprints in green, blue, red or some other typical colour, is to react quickly.
  • Apply the right cleaner – next; it is essential to use the appropriate solution. For egg dye, you can use warm water and dishwashing liquid. Blot the area with a white towel or rag. Be careful not to rub and scrub, as that will set the stain deeper.
  • Rinse with water – after blotting, rinse the stained area with water and let it dry.
  • If there is still a visible stain – try water mixed with ammonia. The most you will need is one tablespoon for a cup of water. Remember to test the carpet first! You don’t want to make matters worse. The same applies to any spot removers you may decide to use.

These are all great tips for treating any trouble that comes from Easter egg dye in your home. The best home cleaning task you can accomplish has to do with preventing a mess in the first place.

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The cleaning mistakes that can really slow you down https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/spring-cleaning/cleaning-mistakes-that-slow-you-down/ https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/spring-cleaning/cleaning-mistakes-that-slow-you-down/#respond Wed, 28 Mar 2018 15:19:24 +0000 https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/?p=7158 Are you used to spending most of your weekend doing home cleaning chores? Have you ever considered the fact that the way you do these chores […]

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Are you used to spending most of your weekend doing home cleaning chores? Have you ever considered the fact that the way you do these chores may be wrong and that you can significantly speed things up?

A lot of people don’t realise this, as they just clean the way they have always been cleaning. But as it turns out, there are a few cleaning mistakes that can lead to difficulties cleaning. Sometimes you just do not have the time to perform a good thorough cleaning and have to do the so-called speedy cleaning.

It is up to you to learn more about these mistakes and avoid them at all costs.

  • Not following the ‘top to bottom’ rule – if you are no fan of hovering, you may rush to deal with it first so that you don’t have to trouble later. However, if you leave dusting as your last chore for the day, you will find dust and spoils falling on the freshly vacuumed carpet. That is hardly ideal, as it only means you will have to clean that much sooner. Make sure you dust from top to bottom so that you can then address the dust that falls onto the lower levels of the room.
  • You don’t sort your laundry – you may feel tempted to do laundry without sorting by colour, especially when the clothes are of similar fabrics and hues. However, pre-sorting may, in fact, prove to be a time-saver. If you invest a few minutes to separate the lint givers from lint catchers, you will not have to rid the fabrics of lint later on. Besides, not sorting the laundry may surely get it mixed up and ruined.
  • Window cleaning on a sunny day – when the sun is up, you may feel motivated to tackle the grime on your windows finally. However, you should resist the urge. You will find the heat drying the cleaning liquid too fast, leaving streaks all over the glass. You cannot call a glass with streaks clean.
  • London Cleaning TipsWashing dishes before putting them in the dishwasher – while it is ok to scrape off any large food pieces, you shouldn’t bother washing the dishes. That is what the dishwasher is for. They will probably not get any cleaner if you do, and you will only waste your time.
  • You don’t let cleaning products sit before wiping them off – whenever you want to give your bathroom a good clean, you have to leave the cleaning product to sit for a while. Spraying it on tiles or the sink and then wiping it immediately off does nothing. It is the same for other areas of your home as well.
  • Letting family members walk inside with their shoes on – if you only knew just how many bacteria and germs your shoes collect, you will never allow anyone to step in with their shoes on. Not only does this expose your home to dangerous allergens, but also spoils your carpet.

By avoiding these simple mistakes, you can be sure that you will speed up your home cleaning efforts a great deal.

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The secrets to cleaning with your children https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/cleaning-tips/secrets-cleaning-with-children/ https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/cleaning-tips/secrets-cleaning-with-children/#respond Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:42:28 +0000 https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/?p=7143 Having children at home sure means that you need to invest a ton more effort in domestic cleaning. From the extra mess, the young ones create, […]

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Having children at home sure means that you need to invest a ton more effort in domestic cleaning. From the extra mess, the young ones create,  to the need to be more diligent due to all the microbes and bacteria lurking around, you need to up the effort.

But who is to say your children should only remain part of the problem and not the solution? There are many ways to enlist young ones to help, and it is not just you that will benefit. According to many experts, cleaning with children is highly educational and helpful. It allows the young to develop important life skills and also shows them the essence of keeping a hygienic environment around them.

Here is how to get the most of the activity:

  • The secrets to cleaning with your childrenStart when they are young – toddlers love to be around their parents, helping them in any way they can. What is more, they feel extreme pride and gratitude in anything they can help out with. If you make it clear that you want the place to be neat and tidy, your children will catch on your expectations. They will know that play an important in ensuring this is the case. Then, depending on what age your children are, you can delegate tasks. For 2-3-year-olds, it could be something as simple as putting the toys back in their storage.
  • Give specific instructions – when you expect children to clean, you have to be more specific. For instance, a 5-6-year-old may feel like the statement ‘Clean up your room’ is an impossible feat. You can narrow down the task be specifying: put the toys back in their place and the books on the shelves.
  • Role playing games – children five years of age enjoy role playing, so you should try it out. You can encourage them to pretend they have their own cleaning company and they are ready to take cleaning service enquiries. Outfit them for the job properly: with gloves, aprons and all. You, as their parent, will then play the role of an appreciative parent.
  • Motivate them – children love external motivation, especially when it is in the form of having fun or getting their hands on some reward. For example, you can ask them to complete a specific task by the end of a song. If they manage, they get to dance around or receive a small treat. Holding a cleaning contest may also work. Have your children do a certain task, and whoever does it in the least time and to the highest standard receives a reward.
  • Avoid redoing children’s work – one mistake you can make when cleaning with children is redoing their work. By doing so, you are mostly showing them that their efforts weren’t enough, which will only discourage them. For this reason, avoid tasking your young ones with chores that will later irk you when not done right.

These are all essential tips that you can implement when doing the home cleaning with children. They go a long way in ensuring that you have fun and that your children learn a few useful skills.

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6 proven ways to motivate yourself to clean https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/cleaning-tips/cleaning-motivation/ https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/cleaning-tips/cleaning-motivation/#respond Thu, 04 Jan 2018 08:49:08 +0000 https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/?p=7130 Cleaning is hardly considered fun by anyone. It is just an annoying chore that takes time and effort and needs to be addressed on a daily […]

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Cleaning is hardly considered fun by anyone. It is just an annoying chore that takes time and effort and needs to be addressed on a daily basis. Unfortunately, it is something you need to look into if you don’t want your place to become a complete mess.

There is some light at the end of the tunnel, though. You are not alone in your struggle to find cleaning motivation. Many people have devoted time to figure out what works concerning motivating yourself to clean.

There are a few proven lifehacks in that regard, which you can implement in your daily activities:

  • Music – this simple magical word does wonders when it comes to cleaning. It is one thing that makes you dance and push yourself further during your workout. Turns out that playing music at home can also get you to clean the place more easily. Pick a dynamic and energetic playlist of about 20 minutes’ length and get cleaning. You will find that cleaning is much easier with music to distract you. It is not far fetched to say that you will likely keep the momentum long after the playlist has ended.
  • Set a timer – somewhat similar to cleaning to the beat of your favourite tunes, with one difference: you permit yourself to stop after the time is up. Set the timer for 20 minutes or any amount of time that seems manageable to you. Then, remain focused and invested in the task during that time and stop once it has run out.
  • Address a simple task every dayhouse cleaning is not going to work out if you try to devote an entire day to it. Assigning a single chore every day of the week is a more reasonable solution. Start Monday, and you will find that by Sunday you will have done enough to have plenty of time for lounging and doing what you love most.
  • Clean with your children – if you have young ones at home, it is best to make them part of the solution. Young children are quite energetic and eager to engage in different activities. Granted you don’t demand too much of them; they can become your most trusted cleaning allies. This presents the added benefit of teaching them valuable skills like time management.
  • Workaround your weaknesses – everybody’s got a weakness, and you need to know what yours is. Then, you can accommodate. If you know you cannot resist the urge to toss your clothes on the floor, place a chair where the pile of clothes would be. That way you will more easily address the task, if not entirely fix it.
  • Create a trigger – by using some trigger that spurs result; you can more successfully clean at home. For example, you can tell yourself to pick up around you whenever you pour yourself a cup of coffee or tea. It can easily become automatic behaviour or give you a cleaning impulse at the very least.

These are just a few of the cleaning tricks you can use for extra motivation. Implement any number of them to see just how effective they are.

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Autumn is here in all its glory. Leaves are falling, the temperature is no longer warm and pleasant, and you find your thoughts wandering off to late year festivities. Apart from that, you really should revise your cleaning checklist and add some new home cleaning tasks.

Autumn is the time when you need to focus on cleaning the most. That will prepare the place for the winter when you will be spending more time indoors, and you will likely be having guests at home.

For this reason, you will do well to address these home cleaning tasks:

  • Tackle window areas – as sunny days become rarer, you must use this opportunity to clean your windows. You can use any glass cleaner or mix your own with a squirt of dishwashing liquid in a spray bottle full of water. If you have any blinds, you will need to clean them as well. Either use your vacuum cleaner with a brush attachment or wipe them down with a wet microfibre cloth. If your blinds are too dirty and such simple method does not work, you should take them off. Submerge them in a few inches of cold water and add two tsp. dishwashing liquid. As for window coverings, you can actually machine wash them, if they are too dirty. Just check the manufacturer’s label first.
  • Dust the walls – in order to ensure fresh environment at home, you should dust the walls. Wood-panelled and painted walls should be dusted, washed and dried. If you have wallpaper, dusting alone works too. Work from top to bottom so that you can later clean any dust particles that fall on the floor. Do not forget to clean any wall-mounted fixtures, like light switches and smart panels.
  • Domestic Cleaning ChecklistFreshen the furniture – now is a good time to put the covers in the washing machine. And do not forget the pillows. As for the sofa and the seats, you should consider professional upholstery cleaning. Nothing can match the cleaning prowess of a specialised machine used by well-trained experts. Deep cleaning will remove the allergens within the fibres and fully sanitise the area. It is ideal for eliminating leftover pollen and other allergens from summer.
  • Clean the carpets – similar to upholstery; your carpets will do well with some refreshment. Steam cleaning them is a great way to provide just that. Again, you may need to consult with a cleaning company, as the gear for such method of cleaning is not readily available otherwise. Spot cleaning is also required, in case your carpet has acquired a few stains.
  • Deal with your fireplace – if your home has a fireplace, it must be properly cleaned and prepared for the winter. Small mammals and birds may have made the chimney home to their nests, so perhaps a professional inspection is in order. Stove flues are in need of some care too.

By addressing these chores, you can be sure that your home will be a better place in the autumn and the coming winter.

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It is important to improve the indoor air quality of your home https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/cleaning-tips/improve-indoor-air-quality/ https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/cleaning-tips/improve-indoor-air-quality/#respond Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:54:21 +0000 https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/?p=7106 Home cleaning is an important task that should not be ignored. Why is it common to clean the place and completely forget that purifying the air […]

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Home cleaning is an important task that should not be ignored. Why is it common to clean the place and completely forget that purifying the air indoors is also essential? After all, you breathe the same air that is subject to all sorts of impurities, so it only makes sense to take adequate steps to improve its quality.

Surprisingly, there are quite a lot of things you can do in that regard. Some of them are pretty obvious, while others require some investment and effort. One thing is for sure though: it is all worth it, since improving the air quality at home leads to better health.

Here is what you need to do:

  • Open the window – this one is a no-brainer. It is the most obvious thing you can do regarding bettering indoor air. Even if it is just for a few minutes, it will significantly reduce the concentration of carbon dioxide and other harmful chemicals that are a result of human activity. The quality of indoor air is typically inferior to the air outdoors, so opening the window whenever you can is a necessary step. Be particularly cautious when you paint or bring in pressed-wood furniture.
  • Do not smoke – this is also an obvious tip that you should follow. Never smoke inside your home, as the vapours can build up quite a lot of harmful toxins. Exhaling the smoke from a cigarette releases more than 4000 different chemicals. Now, it would be best if you recognise this and stop smoking altogether. If not, then at the very least you should take it outside. Secondhand smoke is just as dangerous, and there is not any risk-free level of exposure to that. Whether it is you or some visitor in your home – smoke outside and never in your house.
  • Clean your home on a regular basis – staying on top of your home cleaning chores is also a must when it comes to improving indoor air quality. Dust traps allergens and other nasty particles that can severely reduce the quality of breathable air in your home. Vacuuming and mopping once a week is ideal, and if you cannot invest the time and effort, you can always enlist a cleaning company to help you out.
  • Domestic Cleaning TipsMaintain healthy humidity levels – high levels of humidity contribute to mould growth, which can be very dangerous. Some moulds produce mycotoxins and allergens, which can trigger various undesired health conditions. It is wise to measure humidity and efficiently control the levels with the aid of a dehumidifier. It is also best to employ preventive measures: opening up the window when cooking, running the exhaust fan in the bathroom and leaving the door there open so moisture can escape, fixing any leaks you see, etc.
  • Place some plants – plants not only make the place more lively and pleasant, but they also purify the air. Some plants are particularly effective at removing toxic agents like formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethylene. Some examples of such facilities include Peace Lily, English Ivy, Variegated snake plant or Florist’s Chrysanthemum.

None of these tips requires that much effort to implement in your daily routine. On the other hand, they can all make quite an impact on the quality of the air you breathe in your home every single day.

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How to address a strong musty smell at home? https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/domestic-cleaning/how-to-address-musty-smell-home/ https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/domestic-cleaning/how-to-address-musty-smell-home/#respond Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:22:52 +0000 https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/?p=7092 A strong musty smell in your home can be quite bothersome. Not only is it enough to make you sick, but it is also indicative of […]

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A strong musty smell in your home can be quite bothersome. Not only is it enough to make you sick, but it is also indicative of a bigger problem, most likely mould. Your domestic cleaning efforts should include all means necessary to deal with this issue as quickly as possible.

There could be various causes for such smell. Most likely it is mould, but there are also other reasons. Potentially, it could turn out to be a structural leak, in which case you need to contact some plumbers to investigate.

In any case, here is what you should do if you face such an issue at home:

  • Sniff around to see where the smell is coming from – the first thing you have to do is sniff around to see where the smell is coming from. You will be able to determine what is causing it. If more rooms are affected, maybe it is a structural leak, or if there is only one room, there could be black damp on the walls.
  • Locate the source – if the smell is more localised, you should be able to find the source quickly. At times it could be a damp cloth left from your previous cleaning session, or it could be moisture under the cupboards. If you cannot deal with the issue on your own, or it is something out of your league, like a leak or black damp, you might need to call in the experts.
  • Open all windows – properly ventilating the affected rooms is a must. You must open all windows and doors so that some fresh air can circulate the room, assuming it isn’t too cold out there. Often lack of ventilation is enough for the musty smell to develop. You can also open shut-in places like your cupboards and cabinets.
  • Use lemons as an air freshener – lemons are a great natural solution for getting a fresh scent at home. You should peel them and boil the peels in a pan. Once their fragrance is released, remove the pan and place it in the problem area. A fan can help circulate the aroma around the room. You can also fill a spray bottle and spritz around to spread it.
  • Domestic Cleaning TipsBaking soda absorbs smells – one more natural solution for a bad smell problem is baking soda. It works wonders for small and confined spaces, such as the closet for example. Put out a plate full of baking soda and let it sit there for about a day.
  • Thoroughly dust around – bust out every dusting tool you can find and use it. Going over all of the surfaces to remove accumulated dust is necessary. You must also go over hard floors, just to ensure that dust isn’t the primary cause of the musty smell.

By following these steps, you can deal with a musty smell. Stay on top of your domestic cleaning chores to avoid problems in the future.

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5 tips to make your cleaning more enjoyable https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/cleaning-tips/make-cleaning-enjoyable/ https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/blog/cleaning-tips/make-cleaning-enjoyable/#respond Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:40:19 +0000 https://www.domestic-cleaners.biz/?p=6753 Do you feel like home cleaning is getting you down? Are you dreading the very thought of doing one more home cleaning chore the weekend instead […]

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Do you feel like home cleaning is getting you down? Are you dreading the very thought of doing one more home cleaning chore the weekend instead of going out with friends or just reading your favourite book?

The main issue with cleaning is that your brain learns to hate it, thus rendering the whole activity rather troublesome. At the same time, there are certain ways to switch this around and make it fun. You may think that cleaning and fun don’t go well together, but that is not the case. These tips can help you make this transition:

  • Include music – it doesn’t matter what your taste in music is: pop, classical, metal, rock, etc. You surely have a favourite genre, which you can run in the background. This will greatly affect your cleaning routine in a wonderful way. Instead of boring, tiring and monotonous, it will turn into a rather fun and interesting activity. You surely know just how slow time passes when you clean. Well, with some pep in your step, introduced by music, you can be sure that it will seem a lot faster. Don’t be afraid to play your favourite tunes as you clean.
  • Turn it into a workout – cleaning, like any other physical activity, does burn calories. After all, you are on your feet, walking around, lifting clutter, carrying cleaning equipment from one room to another and overall doing some pretty good exercise. If you are worried that you might not get enough time to go to the gym, you can intensify the workout-aspect of your cleaning. Try to be even faster and move in a more energetic manner to improve the efficiency and up the fun of your cleaning sessions.
  • Bring the children onboard – engaging in such activities with your children is not only going to help the whole ‘I hate cleaning’ mentality, but it is also beneficial for them. Young ones easily get hyped up and they have never ending reserves of energy. They will not only join you in cleaning but make it fun. Of course, you can hardly use them for some complicated chores, but anything ordinary can be easily handled by them.
  • Implement a game element – everyone loves games. If you can add a game element to your cleaning routine, you can be sure it will not feel as demanding as before. Assign a cleaning task to yourself and try to do it in the shortest time possible. Compete with yourself the next time you need to do it again. That will keep you focused and ready to clean.
  • Prepare a reward – treat yourself a nice reward upon finishing a tough cleaning project. It could be a sweet treat or perhaps a cosmetic procedure. Why not go to the cinema or do a shopping spree upon finishing the huge spring cleaning project? There are many ways to reward yourself, and all of them will make cleaning fun.

As you can see, home cleaning doesn’t necessarily have to be a dreadful chore. By implementing the aforementioned tips, you can turn it into a fun and pleasurable activity.

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