Cleaning and tidying up. They are not our most favorite pastimes. We prefer to spend our time with friends, family, the children or just doing nothing. But yes, the household will continue. That means we have to get off that couch anyway. Fortunately, this does not mean that you have to spend all day cleaning. On the contrary! Housekeeping really doesn’t have to take up much time. But then of course you have to know what to look out for. With the help of these tips you can always clean your house within an hour.
Choose a low-maintenance floor
Why make it difficult for yourself? By making the right choices within your interior, you can already save a lot of time. For example, opt for a low-maintenance floor. Buying laminate is a great idea if you want to spend as little time as possible on cleaning. This floor hardly needs any attention. Certainly not in comparison to its ‘big brother’, the wooden floor. The good thing about laminate is that it is very affordable, easy to clean and will also last a fairly long time. This makes cleaning easier and you enjoy a nice base for your home.
Always end the day with a clean-up round
Do you always feel like you’re lagging behind? Then maybe that is the case. Nothing is more annoying than starting the day in a cluttered home. If you don’t clean up in between, the work will pile up in such a way that you may not even know where to start. Moreover, it causes a lot of unrest. That is why it is all the more important to always end the day with a clean-up round. For example, do this after dinner. Take a moment here to clear out all the clutter in your home. If you do this daily, your house will generally be a lot tidier because the clutter will not pile up.
Do you always look up to this? Then make it as fun as possible. For example, put music in your ears or listen to a podcast or audio book. This way you will notice that this short clean-up round is done in no time and that it also becomes a way of developing.
Set a timer
Do you spend way too much time on each living space? Then challenge yourself. As a result, you will not only notice that you are getting faster, but also that it is becoming more and more fun to break your own records. For example, set a timer with no more than ten minutes per living space and try to improve your time over and over again.
Do you notice that you suddenly work much faster now? Then you probably also see that cleaning really doesn’t always have to be thorough. If you really thoroughly clean once or twice a year (cabinets inside and out, tidy up, etc.), then it is only a matter of keeping it up to date for the rest of the year. Plan these days as standard per year. Then you will be ready in no time.