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5 Habits of People Who Always Have A Clean Home

Have you wondered how your friends manage to keep a clean home all the time yet your house is always disorganized and untidy regardless of the time and effort you spend on housecleaning? Well, the secret to a clean house is not in the countless hours spent at housecleaning. It lies in making cleaning your house less of a tiring chore and cleaning it fast and effectively. Follow these habits of people who always have a clean house to have a spotless house that stays that way for a long time.

They make their beds when they wake up

Start your day by making your bed the first thing in the morning when you wake up. It will instil in you a formidable self-discipline that will benefit you in any aspects in your life. All the bedrooms look neat and organized when the beds are well made. Moreover, when you make your beds and clean the bedrooms daily, you don’t have to do extra work when you have a surprise guest spending the night.

They clean after themselves

You find housecleaning to be an exhausting exercise because you don’t clean after yourselves. This makes stains become more stubborn and difficult to clean when you eventually get down to it. To have a clean house, clean spots as soon as you notice them.

While it may be impossible to avoid having spills and food crumbs in your kitchen, deal with them immediately they happen. This is important in maintaining the highest hygiene standards and avoiding bugs in your kitchen. On the same line, if you live dirt on the floor, mop it immediately before it spreads to other rooms.

They clean the bathroom and toilet daily

A lot of people forget to scrub their bathrooms forgetting that all the bacteria and dead skin they scrub off their bodies collect on the floor and walls of the bathroom. With moist conditions in the bathroom which is ideal for their growth, these bacteria thrive and you may also start spotting molds in your bathroom. To prevent this, scrub your bathroom after every shower and do a major clean with disinfectants every fortnight. Remember to also change your shower curtains regularly.

Simpletoilet.Com advises that the toilet should also be cleaned daily to prevent decolourization of the bowl and any stains removed as soon as they happen.

They keep a clutter-free house

The old electronics and wedding gifts you have never opened that you have left to gather dust in your house is making it look small and disorganized. Every year, take stock of items you have not used in the past year and dispose of them. You will be surprised how more spacious and organized your house will look.

They do the dishes after eating

You will never have a clean house if you leave a pile of dirty dishes in the sink for days. Not only do they attract bugs to your house they also making your house stuffy.

Don’t let dirty dishes stay in the sink for more than a day. If you can’t do them after you dirty, wash them in the morning before you leave for work.

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Karla Urwitz

As a full-time career oriented mother of one, I love all things travel. I was in the hospitality business for 15 years and loved it. So why not become a travel agent. So I am trying to find my balance in life through being a parent to a teenager, my love of travel, and living the best life possible. Come join me on this bumpy journey of life.

5 thoughts on “5 Habits of People Who Always Have A Clean Home

  1. This is what my mom always tells us to do. We used to hate doing all of those things when we were kids, but now that we’re adults, we understand why she had to do that 🙂

  2. Thank you for mentioning that toilets and bathrooms need daily cleaning. Many people really don’t do this, but only because they’re sure that cleaning once a week is enough. Generally, all rooms with high humidity require special attention as there as more risks of reproduction of harmful bacteria.

  3. Another thing you should do to feel like your home is clean is to clean HVAC filters regularly. How often do you do this?
    Many people forget about it. As a result, their furniture and textiles quickly gather dust and require frequent wet cleaning. Moreover, they inhale this dust, which is bad for their health. Don’t forget to clean the air conditioner and furnace filters at least every three months.

  4. Thank you! Another part of the work you should regularly do is cleaning out the condensate drain channels of your air conditioner. If these become clogged, the unit won’t remove humidity, leading to extra moisture in the home. The extra humidity can also lead to the discoloration of furniture and walls and can aid in the growth of mold and mildew.

  5. Cleaning your house, be attentive to what cleaners you use. Some commercial cleaners are very harsh and endanger your health.
    Actually, it’s better not to use such cleaning products, but if it’s a necessity for you, for example, you have pets and you need especially thorough cleaning and disinfection, then wear gloves and a respirator during cleaning and ventilate the room well. You should also use HEPA filters for your air conditioner which removes hazardous toxins from the air.

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