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Cleaning Does Not Have to Be a Chore

 


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Most people do not really like to clean their homes. They feel that the chores take up too much of their time and that they would rather be doing something else. This is certainly understandable, but there are ways to make cleaning more effective and more efficient without breaking the bank - or your back! One of the easiest things that you can do to clean more quickly is to put things back where you got them when you are done using them. Too many people just lay an item down anywhere when they are finished with it, and the clutter piles up. Then it seems like it takes forever on cleaning day to get rid of that clutter, and who knows what small objects might get sucked into the vacuum cleaner when you vacuum the carpet, especially under the edges of couches, chairs, and tables. Just by putting things away when you are done with them instead of waiting for them to pile up or be fished from a vacuum cleaner bag you can save a lot of time cleaning.

Another good idea is not to have a specific day that you use to clean and vacuum the entire house. It can tie up an entire day - usually on a weekend - and can make you grumpy and irritable. If you put it off because you do not want to do it then the dirt and clutter just pile up and it makes it that much worse the next time. If you do this with the carpet, for example, it can make your vacuum cleaner work much harder and wear out a lot faster. Plus, most vacuums are not capable of getting that much ground-in dirt and grime out of the carpet. Instead of doing that, why not clean one or two rooms each day? That sounds like a chore because each day involves cleaning, but it is not really difficult at all. If it is only one or two rooms and the clutter has already been put away instead of being allowed to accumulate there is hardly anything to clean at all. That makes for happy homeowners who take pride in a neat and clean home.

Spending even half an hour each day cleaning can save you wasting your weekends stuck inside your house scrubbing things and putting away clutter. Of course there are times when you will have to take time to clean something more thoroughly but those kinds of cleanings can be once a month or even once every few months depending on the size of your house and how many people are in it. If you have children or pets you will probably have to clean more thoroughly more often - and you will also likely need a stronger and better vacuum cleaner for hair and dirt - but even large households can stay much cleaner by just keeping up with the housecleaning instead of letting it pile up until it becomes a huge chore that you almost cannot bring yourself to do.

Dave Roth runs a site that focuses on vacuum cleaner reviews. The site features reviews on popular brands such as miele vacuums , Dyson, and Rainbow vacuums . For more information, check out his site.

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