We all love a clean house. A tidy home can improve your life and help you relax, but it can be difficult to maintain a home when you’re busy during the week. If you have a full schedule and still want to keep your house clean, don’t worry!
Here is some sound advice when it comes to keeping your home clean despite a busy schedule:
Divide Tasks On A Daily and Weekly Basis
Identify daily tasks that are integral to keeping your home clean. These tasks should not be too time-consuming but should be done every single day without fail. Daily tasks include, but are not limited to:
- Keeping things tidy and neat
- Making the bed
- Picking up clutter
- Putting dishes in the dishwasher
- Washing dishes
Research says it can take a week or three weeks to actually build a habit. So don’t worry if you’re unable to get this all done every day right away. Eventually, taking on the daily cleaning habits will become second nature, which means they’ll be even easier to do despite frenzied schedules.
Weekly chores should be identified as well, such as:
- Cleaning the bathroom
- Mopping the floors
- Washing sheets and towels
Unlike the daily tasks, these really don’t have to get done in a day. One task per day in a week will be more than enough. Say you assign vacuuming to Thursday: make sure it’s done thoroughly but also as quickly as possible.
Some chores can even be done on a monthly basis, and should be assigned accordingly.
Get Professionals To Help
Sometimes, it’s really just a moot point. Meetings, errands, other obligations: life can really get in the way. At the end of the day, all you want to do is sleep. In the morning, you catch every single bit of sleep you can. This is where calling for help comes in handy.
Reputable cleaning companies can give you peace of mind and keep your home clean while you go about your day.
Set Your Priorities
First, prioritise what really needs to get done. Making decisions based on urgency and importance will go a long way. That way, whether you run out of time or unexpectedly finish an extra chore, you know that you’ve cleaned up what really needed to get cleaned up.
Accomplishing any task requires prioritization. Cleaning companies use checklists to prioritize the main spots where they are cleaning, such as kitchens and bathrooms. A priority checklist will go a long way. If the rate of the cleaner being hired is hourly, this will come in very handy.
If you’ve somehow managed to squeeze cleaning time into your schedule to get things done, prioritising will help you, too.
Tidy Up As You Go
When you come home from work and take off your shoes and your coat, why not put them in their proper places? If you keep your cereal box in the pantry only while you’re eating it, it won’t pile up in the kitchen. By putting things away when you’re done with them, you create less of a mess to clean up later.
It’s bound to happen: life just gets very busy to the point of some things falling to the wayside. Keeping a home clean with a busy schedule can be quite tough. It’s not impossible, however: set priorities, divide tasks on a daily or weekly basis and call for professional help
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