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How to Clean Your House Fast: 11 Efficient House Cleaning Tips

Everyone despises cleaning, yet everyone appreciates a tidy home. Is there a quick and easy way to clean your house?

Most beginners are unsure whether to dust or vacuum first. They are undecided as to whether they should clean the kitchen first or the bathroom second.

House Cleaning Tips in a Hurry

1- Clean the entire house at once, rather than one room at a time

Cleaning is considerably more efficient if you choose one chore (dusting, vacuuming, mopping) and repeat it in every area of the house, rather than cleaning the kitchen, bathrooms, and bedrooms in that order. This way, you won’t feel like you’re stuck in a never-ending cleaning cycle, repeating the same work over and over.

2- Put all of your cleaning supplies in a caddy

Having everything you need to clean in one portable location, whether it’s a caddy, bucket, or tote, makes the work much easier. You won’t have to waste time hunting for equipment while cleaning, and you won’t have to worry about gathering them before your next cleaning session.

3. Get rid of the mess

Go around each room and clear up the clutter before you begin cleaning. Consider if you should put each item away, dump it, or donate it as you pick it up – magazines, well-read paperbacks, worn sneakers, etc.

4. Vacuum and dust

Make sure the ceiling fans are switched off before you begin dusting. Dust the tops of furniture and the undersides of shelves, as well as handrails, picture frames, knickknacks, and television screens. Tie a microfiber cloth to the end of a mop or broom for hard-to-reach spots like blinds and upper shelves. Before vacuuming, change the linens in the bedrooms.

5. Clean the mirrors and windows

Wipe all mirrors and glass surfaces clean with one damp microfiber cloth followed by one dry cloth.

6. Clean the counters and other surfaces

Wipe off all hard surfaces in your house, including worktops, appliances, and cupboards, as well as doorknobs, light switches, TV remotes, and telephones. Some of such surfaces should be disinfected, especially those that could spread germs to people’s fingers and faces. Mix one-fourth to a half cup of white or apple cider vinegar with a cup of water to make a harmless disinfecting solution.

7. Concentrate on the baths, sinks, and toilets

Start with the kitchen sink, then move on to the bathroom sinks, tubs, and toilets. Allow just a few minutes for the cleaner to dissolve the debris and stains. After that, go back to the kitchen and begin scrubbing. Don’t forget to clean the microwave’s interior. Toilets that are clean last the longest.

While you’re in the kitchen, ensure sure your garbage disposal is in good working order. Click here for some helpful DIY garbage disposal cleaning instructions if you’re not sure how to clean a garbage disposal.

8. Sweep the floor, then mop it

Clean the kitchen and bathroom floors with a broom. Start mopping in the furthest corner of the room and work your way backwards to the entryway (don’t mop yourself into a corner). Every time you finish a 4-by-4-foot area, rinse the mop.

9. When vacuuming, keep moving

When vacuuming, don’t worry about getting into every nook and corner. Simply keep moving through the house, vacuuming every carpeted room in a single pass.

Some duties don’t have to be completed every week. Waxing the furniture, cleaning the windows, and washing the area rugs and bath mats are just a few examples. Examine the accessories and make your own decision.

10. Remember to clean your cleaning instruments on a regular basis

Maintaining your cleaning products is an often ignored aspect of cleaning the house. Trying to clean with a dirty mop or a vacuum with a full bag is ineffective, and you’ll wind up wasting more time.

11. Make cleaning a team effort

One of the most effective ways to clean a house quickly is to make it a team effort. Make a time with your family ahead of time and give chores to each member. Working together may make cleaning more enjoyable, and your house will be spotless in no time.