When it comes to cleaning their home, many people are put off by how much time it often takes to get the job done. Getting your home clean can sometimes take an entire day to do. If you’re like me, spending a whole day (especially a weekend day) cleaning is just not my idea of a good time. In this recent article from Popular Mechanics, they give 15 tips on how to cut your cleaning time in half. So, check this out and get your home clean in just half the time, while spending the other half doing something you enjoy.
15 Secrets to Cleaning Your Home in Half the Time
No one likes to clean. We get that. But armed withe right tools and using proven techniques from the pros-and without harsh chemicals-you can keep your home sparkling clean in half the time.
Have a System
“To get the time down, you have to be consistent—that’s the whole premise,” Sardone says. “You do the same thing every time you clean, so it is a routine. The routine is the method, and that is an inherently better way to clean because the speed comes from the method instead of from hurrying. You really can clean your house in half the time. It’s not a gimmick.”
Clean Top to Bottom, Left to Right
Likewise, cleaning left to right ensures that you cover the entire room instead of darting from place to place.
“Most people see something and clean it, then they look up and see something else and clean it, and the dirt falls down on what you just cleaned,” Sardone says. “If you work top to bottom and left to right, you’re working once instead of cleaning areas you’ve just cleaned.”