Top 5 Housekeeping Hacks to Make Cleaning Simple


If you dread the process of cleaning and want to make life easier for yourself and your family, read on and try out some of the cleaning hacks in the article. These hacks are simple to implement and allow you to maintain a clean home with less effort and more organization. 

Stay Organized 

When you find the time to carry out some cleaning, the last thing you want is to realize you don't have the correct cleaning products or materials; this leaves you frustrated and makes your life less convenient, and you probably have to find another time to carry out necessary cleaning

There's a simple answer to this conundrum, stay as organized as you can. Choose a cupboard for your cleaning items and make sure it is well stocked; this means you always have the items you need at a moment's notice helping you maintain your home on your convenient schedule.   

Combine Tasks 

Cleaning the home can feel like an overwhelming prospect, especially when you look around and see all the work that needs to be done; you need to wash the floors and skirting boards, clean the countertops, take out the trash, and vacuum the carpets; there must be an easier way.

Instead of feeling overwhelmed by your housekeeping, break it up into smaller tasks and group similar tasks together, so if you only have half an hour to spare, you can fill a bucket and take care of two or three jobs at the same time, such as washing the floors, skirting and baseboards.  

Stock Products 

Again, the last thing you want is to be ready for an afternoon of cleaning but have to go to the supermarket instead to buy new products. Cleaning products seem to last forever until they run out at the most inconvenient times. So, how can you keep your cleaning cupboard stocked up? 

Make sure to check the levels of your cleaning products regularly and replace items before they run out; the best way to keep on top of your products is to create a list. Some people have a whiteboard on the inside door of their cleaning cupboard where they can update items easily. 

Integrate Cleaning 

Believe it or not, some people enjoy the cleaning process; just ask, but they are professionals, and most people are not, so if you struggle to find the motivation for an afternoon of cleaning, integrate it into your daily life. 

Let's face it, nobody wants to spend an entire day cleaning the home, but cleaning in fits and starts can be just as effective. All you need is fifteen minutes or half an hour most days to keep on top of your cleaning and make sure your home is tidy and sparkling without much effort.    

Final Thoughts 

Most people avoid cleaning until it's absolutely necessary, but if you stay organized and clean regularly, you can maintain a clean home more easily. Alternatively, you can book a professional cleaning service if you are too busy to deep clean the home while you work at home or office.