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Some may feel that keeping their home clean and tidy day in and day out is an impossible task. The good news is, that it’s not. With enough diligence and daily commitment, you will realize that maintaining a clean home is quite easy. No one likes cleaning over the weekend and these tips will save you time to do what you planned on weekends. The secret is to adopt habits that enable you to do a little bit every day to keep the dirt from piling up. The following habits, shared by our friends will make it easier to keep your home clean at all times.
Make Your Bed After Waking Up
You may think that making your bed is a waste of time, but the reality is that an unmade bed makes your bedroom look very messy. If tucking in sheets is not a thing you like to do, you may want to use a duvet with a washable cover. Making your bed will only take a minute at most, and will make your room look tidier.
Put Clean Dishes Away
Emptying your dishwasher every morning creates some room on the drying rack and makes your kitchen look neater as well. This will take you only five minutes, and the good thing is that you can do it as you wait for the coffee to brew or while your kids are getting ready for school.
Clean Up After Meals
The tiniest details in your kitchen can make a huge difference, which is why you should clean the countertops after every meal. You should also put the food away, as well as any items that should not be on the countertop. After putting away the unnecessary items, use a homemade all-purpose cleaner to wipe down the counters.
Clean Food Scraps While Cooking
Instead of going on your phone and scrolling as your food is cooking, you should get rid of the food scraps and any other mess on the counters. You can even do a few dishes while the food is cooking just to reduce the workload. You will be surprised that by the time dinner is ready, you will have done most of the work.
Do Some Laundry Every Day
Adopting a habit of doing some laundry every day can make a very big difference as far as maintaining a clean home is concerned. Put a load in the washer every morning before going to work. If you don’t have time to dry the clothes, put the machine on delay (if it has the feature) so that the load will be ready to dry once you’re back home.
Alternatively, you can put the load in the machine every morning, then turn it on once you’re back home. After drying the clothes, be sure to put them away. Doing this will help you avoid accumulating so much laundry that you have to do at the end of the week. The tips listed in this article should go a long way in helping you maintain a clean home every day. This will leave you with more time to do other things over the weekend.