Let’s face it, cleaning your home, whilst important, is not the most exciting of jobs. One of the most frequently asked questions is how often to clean everything.
In order to not overwhelm yourself, listing household chores is a great place to start.Investing in a calendar and doing things as required, will save you time and money. Tasks like bedding and laundry for example need weekly attention.
How Often Should I Clean Everything Video
We have included this video tutorial from Clean My Space that has some excellent tips and tricks.
Have a pen and paper on hand to write down those that you are interested in the most. Click Play above now ^
House Cleaning Cheat Sheets
We are sharing this excellent House Cleaning Cheat Sheet from Smead Organomics that outlines every room including your garage. You can date it and use it as a guide.
This chart will ensure that you don’t overlook the little things like dusting and emptying waste and wash baskets and keeping on top of your windows and curtains.
This sheet from Sophie Uliano shows you the items that need attention every day, month and year. Some of them can be easily overlooked like your coffee machine for example.
Clearing out your gutters and your dryer vents are something else that can quickly build up and cause issues when not attended to. Don’t forget to wash your shower curtain and liner either or you could find that you end up with a black mold problem.
How Often To Wash Everything
When it comes to your clothing there are certain things that need washing more often than others. This infographic from Good Housekeeping is a great one to Pin. The thing that need washing daily are hand towels, wash cloths and dish towels where as your sheets, pillowcases and bath mats should be washed every week.
Your bathrobe, mattress pad and pillow liners should be washed every month. On the 3 month roter should be your shower curtains, throw blankets, throw rugs and your outerwear.
The toilet should be cleaned at least once a week and you can ramp it up if you have a larger family. You should also clean out your purse or wallet weekly and keep it clutter free.
Daily Infographic have these 15 excellent cleaning hacks that you can use around the home. We particularly love the idea of vacuuming up three tablespoons of cinnamon so you have a fragrance wafting through your home.
You can also remove faucet buildup with Lemons. You can use the leftover lemon in your microwave too. Vodka is also excellent for keeping on top of household bacteria among other things.
Magical Day Dream has some brilliant tidying hacks that we thought you would appreciate. One of the best things you can do is to critically consider the items that are taking up valuable space in your home. Decide whether it serves you and if it is in use.
The same goes for your wardrobe. The less stuff that you have in orbit, the happier and healthier your home will be. Check out our post dedicated to decluttering here.