House cleaning for most is not a fun or exciting task, but usually once you have cleaned the house the hard work really shows off. This usually means you’ve put in a few hours of cleaning and some serious elbow grease, but what if you could do just a few key things that would make your home feel clean instantly? Well, as much as it may sound to good to be true, it can happen and you can have your home feeling extra clean with just a few simple steps. Keep reading to find out how to make your home feel clean instantly and impress your guests:
- Consider The 10 Minute Clean Rule: When it comes to cleaning the house fast, it’s good to have a few constant rules in place. One great rule to live by is the 10 minute clean rule as this rule can be worked into everyday of the week to make your home feel clean at a moments notice. Carve out 10 minutes of time near the end of the day or at the end of the night and clean as much as possible within that time frame. Whether it’s picking up loose clutter or simply dusting and spot vacuuming, those 10 minutes each day can make a huge difference when it comes to the state of your home. Your home will feel super clean by the end and start of each day and you might find yourself cleaning less overall throughout the week.
- Clean The Floors: A lot of our dirt in our homes ends up on the floors. Whether it’s dirt being tracked in from outside or crumbs being swept onto the floor, the floors take the brunt of it all. So in light of that, consider cleaning your floors over anything else if your tight for time. Give the carpets a vacuum, the hard flooring a sweep and give the whole house an overall mop or wash wherever possible. You might be surprised how much cleaner the house looks even though you just tackled the floors.
- Bathrooms, Always: When your short on time and want to make your house feel amazing, head for the bathrooms. Even with 5 minutes you can spray down all the fixtures, surfaces and counters which will leave them looking brand new and super clean. While you work on one area, make sure to have something else waiting for you to clean, example: While you wipe the counters down, throw some toilet cleaner in the bowl and let it soak in while you clean elsewhere. Once your done with the other surfaces, you can quickly finish up those soaking areas and have a clean bathroom in no time. This is a great tip when it comes to guests as it will be a well used room and it pays to have it smelling fresh and clean!
- Tackle The Dust: In the worse case scenario of time, you can tackle the dust in your home to make it feel clean and fresh. Invest in a small duster and some dusting spray and tackle the high traffic areas of your home. Don’t forget to dust surfaces, your fireplace mantle, electronics and shelving that has a tendency to hide dust well. At the end of the day, guests will most likely see the dust first so getting rid of it can make all the difference when it comes to cleaning your home.