On Fridays, I work on maintaining the exterior of our home. I do quite a bit more in the spring, summer, and fall than I do in the winter, but I work regularly to keep tasks from becoming overwhelming. Read on for the schedule I try to follow to keep my home and yard in shape.
I’ve already talked about my “cleaning rotations” (my name for my daily cleaning schedule) for cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, and floors, so now it’s time to talk about how I clean the dining room, bedrooms, and living room all in one day each week. Read on for details on what I affectionately call surface cleaning day.
In my household, garbage day is on Friday. So on Thursdays, I clean the kitchen since I am already in there discarding the grease container in the freezer, any food that has gone bad, and the Brillo pad I use each week to clean glass Pyrex and my stainless steel cookware. Continue reading for the tasks I recommend for cleaning your kitchen as quickly and efficiently as possible. Continue reading “Tips on Cleaning Kitchens”
When I gave tips on cleaning bathrooms, I mentioned that I clean all of my floors in one day each week. I detest pulling out my broom, mop, and vacuum cleaner every day, so cleaning all of the floors in one day simplifies the process. Read on for my cheat sheet on handling all of my sweeping/mopping/vacuuming tasks as quickly and efficiently as possible. Continue reading “Tips on Cleaning Floors”
Cleaning the bathroom is a dreaded task for many, but it need not take large amounts of time if certain tasks are done regularly. Here’s a breakdown of my bathroom cleaning routines (or cleaning rotations, as I like to call them).