Archives for May 2015

10 All-Natural, DIY Cleaners to Scrub Every Inch of Your Home

The next time you have a sink to scrub or a window to wipe, just raid your cupboards. Everyday products like club soda (the bubbles help break down stains by loosening grime), vinegar (the acidity inhibits the growth of bacteria and prevents mold and mildew from forming), and even vodka (a proven germ eliminator) make for fast, cheap, and effective house cleaners.

[Infographic] 8 Curious Facts About House Cleaning

  1. You can burn up to 200 calories in just 2 hours of cleaning!
  2. 70% of dust is made of flakes of dead skin
  3. 55% of people find their bathroom the most preferred place to clean
  4. Out of all the diseases found in the US, 75% are caused by improper handling of food
  5. It is a fact that your kitchen sink probably has much more germs than your toilet bowl
  6. Home cleaning is an important job as about 87% of the average person’s time is spent indoors
  7. Over 50 million people in the US alone suffer from dust allergies
  8. Spraying the surfaces of your home with disinfectant is effective when you wait at least 1 minute and then wipe it off
8 Curious Facts About House Cleaning

8 Curious Facts About House Cleaning

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How I Clean My Room & Organization Tips!

I know to many of you this is pointless, but I have a hard time staying organized and on top of cleaning. I thought this video might give you some tips and ideas on how to fix your room if a disaster occurs.

How To Clean Your House in Under 24 Hours

If your house is a tip and you’ve only got a limited amount of time to clean it in, we’ve got all of the tips you could possibly need in order to clean your whole house in under 24 hours!

Bedroom Tips

  • Strip dirty bed sheets and throw them in the washing basket.
  • When it comes to making the beds, do it like all good maids do and lift up each corner of the mattress with one hand and tuck sheets with the other.
  • Using a microfiber cloth, work your way around the room clockwise, from high to low.
  • Start hovering from a back corner and work your way out of the door – don’t worry if you miss a bit!

Bathroom Tips

  • Grab an all purpose spray and spritz onto your sink, vanity area, and bath.
  • Use baking soda to clean toilets by sprinkling some into the bowl then scrubbing with a toilet brush.
  • Do the outside of the toilet with a microfiber cloth and all purpose spray.
  • Use a glass cleaner to spray over your mirror and then buff in circular motions.
  • Wipe away the all purpose spray from your sink, vanity area, and bath.
  • Mop the floor.

Living Room Tips

  • Tidy cluttered items from all surfaces.
  • Work top to bottom and back to front in the same way as in the bedrooms.
  • Work on glass with your glass cleaner and microfiber cloth.
  • Hoover up as quickly as possible starting in the farthest corner of the room.

Kitchen Tips

  • Load your dishwasher or wash the dishes by hand.
  • Remove clutter from counters.
  • Use a sponge and cleaning agent to tackle stubborn stains on your counters.
  • Wipe down your appliances with a damp cloth.
  • Sweep, hoover, and mop the floor.

General House Cleaning Tips

  • Choose a day where you have plenty of time to set aside for cleaning.
  • Invite a few friends over to help and reward them with food and drink!
  • Wake up early to get it done quicker.
  • Have a system, move quickly, and never go back to a room you’ve already done.
  • Start from upstairs and work your way down.
  • Turn up your music, and make sure it’s upbeat and loud!

Music To Clean To