When it comes to looking after your home one of the hardest things to do is keep on top of your cleaning and tidying. Whether you simply don’t have the time or you struggle to keep things clean, there’s plenty of reasons to fall behind. Whilst it may not be the most important thing on your mind, it’s important to keep your home as clean as you possibly can. With that in mind, here are 9 ways to keep your home clean and tidy:
- Buy High-Quality Products
One of the best things you can do when it comes to cleaning your home is to ensure you are buying high-quality products. Whilst it may be tempting to buy the products that are cheapest, investing in a high-quality cleaning set-up is a great way to ensure you’re doing a great job every single time. Although they cost more, you will often find that they last much longer as you don’t need to use as much.
- Make Sure You’re Always Stocked Up
Keeping on the topic of cleaning products, it also helps to ensure you’re always stocked up. Often people put off cleaning because they don’t have the products, letting it get worse each and every day. The best thing to do is to buy a couple of your favourite product, stocking up just before you start using the last item. If you’re lucky, you may also find that it is cheaper to buy things in bulk.
- Create A Daily, Weekly And Monthly Cleaning Schedule
If you want to ensure you’re cleaning everything when you need to, try creating a daily, weekly and monthly schedule. These need to detail all of the things you need to do, giving you the opportunity to tick it off when they’re done. If needed, leave a little bit of extra space to add on those surprise jobs that creep up on you.
When creating your cleaning charts you need to think about the things that need a lot of attention first. Whether this means doing the dishes or vacuuming the floors, these jobs need to be at the top of your daily charts. For those jobs that don’t need doing every day, add them to your weekly chart.
When it comes to your monthly chart, you need to add the jobs that need very little attention. Whether it’s sorting out the pantry or mowing the lawns, writing them down will help ensure you don’t forget. For inspiration when it comes to making cleaning lists, you can visit this site here.
- Get Everyone Involved
If you’re fed up of doing all of your cleaning yourself, you may want to consider getting everyone involved. Not only will it help get the work done faster, but it will help show your partner and kids the amount of hard work that goes into keeping your house clean and tidy. Although it may be a struggle at first, they’ll soon get used to it and will hopefully start to enjoy it.
If you do struggle to get your family involved when it comes to cleaning, particularly the younger ones, try making a chart that shows who has to do what chore and what day they have to do it. Once they’ve completed their task for the day, give them a gold star. If you want, you can even offer prizes for when they reach a certain amount of stars on their chart.
- Make It As Fun As You Can
Although cleaning is probably one of the least exciting things you can think of, making it as fun as you possibly can is a great way to encourage you to do it more often. For tips and tricks when it comes to making cleaning as fun as you possibly can, you can visit this site here.
- Get Inspiration Online
Whilst you may not feel that you need cleaning inspiration, there’s a lot of advice available online. The best thing to do is take a look at sites like Pinterest, as you will be able to search for both specific and general tips. If you want a space to keep all of the tips you’ve learned, you can make a board just for cleaning posts.
Whether you’re looking for ways to clean those difficult to reach spots or you want to improve your techniques, there’s a whole world of information online.
- Follow Cleaning Influencers For Tips And Tricks
For even more inspiration, try following cleaning influencers. Not only will they constantly be sharing tips and tricks, but they’ll also be able to advise you of the best products to use. With new products coming out regularly, they’ll be able to give you their honest opinion. If you don’t know who to follow, try searching some of the popular cleaning and interiors hashtags on Instagram. For a guide to cleaning hashtags, you can visit this site here.
- Consider Whether Or Not You Want To Hire Help
If you really struggle when it comes to cleaning and you don’t think you have a natural flair for it, there’s no harm in hiring someone to help. Having a cleaner will not only mean you’ll always have a clean house, but you’ll save time too. For more information when it comes to hiring someone for house cleaning, you can visit this site here.
- Remember, It’s In Your Best Interests To Be As Clean And Tidy As You Can
Finally, it’s important to remember that keeping your home clean and tidy is within your best interests when it comes to your health. If you’re not keeping on top of your cleaning you may find that bacteria starts to spread. Although it can easily be stopped, it’s best to prevent it from happening in the first place.
Do you struggle when it comes to cleaning your home? What can you do to encourage yourself to keep everything clean and tidy at home? How can you be tidier? Let me know in the comments section below.