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.
A great place to start is to have a schedule of itemised jobs. Investing in a calendar and doing things as required, will also save you time and money. Tasks like bedding and laundry need weekly attention, but others can be scheduled in monthly and even quarterly.
How Often Should You Clean Everything Chart
via Sophie Uliano
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 is something else that can quickly build up. It can cause issues when not attended to. Don’t forget to wash your shower curtain and liner either to avoid nasty black mold problems.
House Cleaning Cheat Sheet
via Smead Organics
Here’s another excellent house cleaning cheat sheet 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. It will also help you to keep on top of your windows and curtains.
How Often To Wash Everything
via Good Housekeeping
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. Those that need washing daily are hand towels, washcloths, and dish towels. On the other hand, your sheets, pillowcases, and bath mats should be washed weekly.
Your bathrobe, mattress pad, and pillow liners should be washed every month. Every 3 months should be your shower curtains, throw blankets, throw rugs, and outerwear.
How Often You Should Wash Your Stuff
via Henry Hoover
The toilet should be cleaned at least once a week, and more often if you have a larger family. You should also clean out your purse or wallet weekly and keep it clutter-free.
15 Cleaning Hacks
via Daily Infographic
Here are another 15 excellent cleaning hacks that you can use around the home. We particularly love the idea of vacuuming up three tablespoons of cinnamon for a lovely fragrance.
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.
4 Tidying Tips
via Magical Daydream
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 also if it is currently in use. Be sure to declutter often.
The same goes for your wardrobe. The less stuff that you have in orbit, the happier and healthier your home will be.
How Often Should I Clean Everything Video
via Clean MySpace
We have included this video from Clean MySpace which has some excellent cleaning tips and tricks. Be sure to have a pen and paper on hand to write down your favorite ideas. Press play above to view now ^