What to Change in your House to Reduce Amount of time Spent CleaningPosted by On


Cleaning for most people is an arduous, tedious task that simply never seems to end. If you are finding yourself in a situation like this, then it might be worthwhile making some changes throughout the home. With the idea being that these changes will make the overall amount of cleaning less. As a result the amount of time you spend each week cleaning is reduced overall.

You might be in a position where your cleaning routine isn’t making the impact it needs to. If this is the case, it may be worthwhile scheduling a deep clean of your house. If you don’t have the sort of time this might be something worth paying for to give you that clean slate. Either way, having a blank canvas is a lot easier to keep clean, than constantly seem to be keeping the dirt and uncleanliness at bay.

An extremely simple and easy step to take, is to not allow outdoor footwear any further than the front door. This stops any outdoor dirt being spread by feet across your home. It might the case you have lots hard floors in your house. Alternatively you may just prefer wearing footwear indoors. Either way, there’s plenty of options, like men’s sliders, slippers or flip flops. You can keep a pair that are solely there to be worn inside your own home. This way, there’s no chance of them picking up dirt from outside. Therefore, you can walk around your house safe in the knowledge that you’re not spreading unnecessary dirt throughout the house.

Finally, to stop mess accumulating quickly, it is essential to have a good storage system. The first step to a good storage system is having a good clear out. If you haven’t done this for a few years, then there’s a high chance you are in possession of a lot of unwanted stuff. By reducing the amount of stuff you have, the less stuff there is to clutter the place up. Secondly, you need to have a solid organised system for where things are stored. It can be often clothing that takes up more room than you expect. If this is the case, it might be worth separating your clothes in terms of seasons. Storing those that you won’t need for the coming months somewhere less accessible like your loft.

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