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Make house cleaning faster and easier with the tips and tricks in these videos.
You Will Need
- Cleaning schedule
- Supply cart or caddy
- Storage systems
- Task delegation
- Relaxation of criteria
- Prioritization of tasks
- Room checklists (optional)
- Old towels (optional)
- Expectations of children (optional)
Schedule chores, dividing tasks into daily, weekly, and monthly categories to maintain order and cleanliness, and to avoid overwhelming tasks.
Use gravity to be a better housekeeper by cleaning from the top down and avoid cleaning fixtures, shelves and other surfaces more than once.
Be efficient by keeping handy a supply cart or caddy that you can easily move from room to room, and seek out new time-saving cleaning tools and products.
Organize your home with storage systems for everything from food to toys and make sure each family member puts things in their place.
Delegate cleaning tasks to family members according to age and ability, making sure they understand how to complete a job.
Relax and avoid obsessing over perfection so that everyone in the household can pitch in without you re-cleaning what they've already cleaned.
Prioritize tasks in accordance with your time and energy, and you'll not only become a better housekeeper by addressing the essentials, you'll be a happier person with more time to spend doing what you love.