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Cleaning Hacks: Get Tidy in 20 Minutes a Day

Father and Son Cleaning Kitchen TogetherKeeping your Columbia house clean seems to be a very laborious and unappealing activity. However, cleaning doesn’t have to take a huge chunk of your time. Surprisingly, even if some tasks take time, you can do most everyday cleaning in a short period. In fact, with these simple cleaning hacks, you can make your rental home spic & span — and keep it that way. If you put a system in place, you could be spending just 20 minutes each day!

Dividing up your cleaning tasks lets you cut down cleaning time to 20 minutes. Cleaning experts suggest focusing on just one room each day. Using this method, you assign a day of the week to each room in your house. On that designated day, you spend 20 minutes tidying only that room, removing clutter, dusting, and cleaning the floors. Using this method, you can surface-clean each room in your house once a week. You also prevent clutter build-up.

Another method is to assign a particular task to each day. The difference from the earlier approach is that this time, you will be cleaning all of the same surfaces in the home instead of just focusing on one room. For example, you can dust the whole house one day, vacuum the next, then sweep and mop the floors the day after. This method may let you get more cleaning done in a shorter time because you are focusing on one type of cleaning at a time.

It is important to develop good tidying habits so that you can keep clutter to a minimum. Clutter can build up quickly when things are not put away after use. Instead of leaving items lying around, make a conscious effort to return them to their proper places before doing something else. If multiple people are living in the home, individual baskets can help make tidying up easier. Each person could then be responsible for putting the items in their bin away each day. It’s easier to put one item away than to clean up a big pile of misplaced items. You can also find things you need easily if you keep your home organized.

Cleaning hacks like these let you find time for cleaning at any time of the day. Tidying up can be done before you leave for work in the morning of even for a few minutes after dinner. A quick spot clean of the main living areas helps a lot in maintaining a tidy appearance when you don’t have time to do the assigned task for the day. Even five minutes of cleaning can go a long way toward keeping your home in great shape.

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