April 19, 2018
I get it! Life happens and before you know it you are overwhelmed by the mess and just don’t know where to start. Have you ever felt this way? I can’t answer for you, but I know I have felt this
more than a few times in my lifetime. So the big question is, how do you clean your house in a jiffy especially when you feel overwhelmed and have limited time. If you follow this nifty little chart and my guidance, you will have your house in shape in less time than you think. I’m talking just a little over an hour!
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Although you feel this is an enormous task that is unaccomplishable at times, trust me – You can clean your house in a much smaller amount of time (even around an hour) than you may actually think. To do this you must avoid distractions…so tuck your phone away or put it on airplane mode. I mean it!! No quick Facebook check, scroll through Instagram or looking up tips on Pinterest. Keep your focus and follow these simple steps and you’ll see the sparkling clean home you love in a jiffy!
Start at the top and work your way down….we all learned about Newton and his discovery of gravity in school and how the apple fell from the tree. When cleaning we know the dust and dirt from higher surfaces will fall down. If you tackle the upper level last, you will have to backtrack and reclean. I always start with light fixers and ceiling fans and boy do those collect dust! I then wipe down furniture again using the start at the top method and save my floors for last. In my opinion, this is the easiest method for cleaning.
OK…let’s roll up our sleeves, tie up our hair and get a great upbeat playlist going to get us all moving. We are going to spend no more than 10 minutes in each room and 5 minutes in the bathrooms. I like to set a timer to keep me on track…you should try this too. Setting a timer will also give us a general idea of how long we will take. Don’t forget to save ALL of the floors for last.
Do you have additional tips for house cleaning in a jiffy? Obviously, these steps are not a deep clean of your home but will get the job done. I plan to write additional tips and create more printables in the future. Don’t miss out on all of this great information! Sign up for my newsletter and stay up-to-date with my latest articles and tips.