Making Things Simple: 5 Tips for Keeping Your House in Order

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Cleaning and maintaining a house may, at times, seem to be an uphill task. It is especially difficult for today’s extremely busy homeowners. But it is such an important task that you cannot afford to ignore, especially, when you care so much about the health and hygiene of your family. Besides, a home that is not cleaned and organised regularly cannot qualify as a stylish home. Our today's tips will ease some of the pressures of maintaining a clean and organised home on you.

Realistic goals

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It is quite common to overdo and exhaust yourself in the process while cleaning a house. Don’t try to do that. Forget about scrubbing every corner of your house in one afternoon. You will tire yourself out without achieving your aim. Understand that this is a regular activity and not a one time task. Plan a schedule and try to stick to it. Have realistic goals. Perhaps, one day you can only concentrate on the living room. Leave another day for the main bedroom and guest quarters. Doing small chores regularly will not cause any kind of physical and mental exhaustion. You will also enjoy your tasks a lot.

Faster results

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Contemporary Tropical , 3-Storey semi-D

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Try to identify the area of your home that needs immediate attention. Perhaps it is the wardrobe that you have ignored for long. Then take time out during the weekend to get it in order. You will immediately notice how fresh and charming the ambience of your dressing room or bedroom feels right after this. Kitchen happens to be a problem area for many. Make sure to give it a thorough clean once every week. However, take care of the cleanliness of the oven and worktop every day after you finish preparing the dinner. When you do these things regularly you take lesser time to bring your house in order.

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Cleaning regimen

It is impossible for many to give attention to house cleaning every day. That should not dishearten you. There are plenty who share your nightmares about this aspect of life around the globe. But try to formulate a cleaning regimen and follow it rigorously. A disciplined approach to this will make your life much easier and will help you relieve some of your worries about the hygiene of the interior environment.

Follow some simple means of keeping the rooms clean. Remove the coffee cups from the coffee table and clean the top of it immediately after your guest leave the house. If you leave for the next day, then removing the stains from the table top could be even more difficult.

Many of you like reading books on bed. Put the book back in its place in the bookshelves once you finish reading it. This will prevent you from having a cluttered nightstand.

Positive thoughts

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Tropical Retreat | SEMI-DETACHED

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It’s true. Not all of us enjoy the tasks of cleaning the home. Many consider it a necessary evil. But try to enjoy it as much as possible. Think of the beauty of the stone flooring after you finish giving it a thorough scrub. When possible, request the help of your family members. Perhaps your children can give a hand in organising the display cabinet. Request them to join in the tasks. You can have so much fun while working together than while toiling alone.

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Seek professional help

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Arkitek Axis

Don’t shy away from seeking professional help. It is possible for you to clean that area rug all by yourself. But that takes time and energy. There is no harm in requesting a professional carpet cleaner to perform this task for you. The same applies for cleaning the curtains and upholstery. Although you need to pay for these services, this relieves some of the burdens on you and allows you to have some free time to relax and enjoy with family.

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Which of these house cleaning tips do you find most useful?

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