Save Time when Cleaning

Written by Amy Gordon (last updated July 23, 2018)

Have you ever made your way through your cleaning routine, cleaning the living room, a bedroom, and a bathroom and come to a second bedroom and find you do not have the tools necessary to clean the room? Then you have to search through the house to try to find where you left them. This can be extremely frustrating, and is a really big problem when trying to clean multiple rooms. Fixing this requires planning ahead, but if you do it right, it will save a few minutes or more while cleaning your house.

The easiest way to have all the right tools at the right time while cleaning is to carry all the tools you need together. This may not be too difficult if you only use a few chemicals, but if you really want to clean your home well, you will probably need a fair number of items in each room. The best way to keep things organized is to get a handy "carry-all" plastic container. These are like caddies for your cleaning supplies. These are sold at nearly all supermarkets, and most even have several options to choose from. A simple bucket or tub will do if you don't want to go out and buy something specifically for cleaning. Just bring your caddy it from room to room, and you will not have to backtrack while cleaning, since everything will be in one place.

If you are cleaning a large variety of rooms, or if you use a lot of tools while cleaning, everything may not fit into the one carry-all. A good idea is to get several of these, and use each one for a specific purpose. Maybe you can have one for the living room and the bedrooms, and then a separate one for the bathrooms and kitchen. All you need to do is grab the right carry-all, and you and do all the rooms that use those same chemicals. Then, when you have finished all of those, switch carry-alls, and do all the rooms that need the chemicals in that container. This will become natural after a while, and you will find that you bring all the right things with you as you move from room to room. As a side note, if you decide to do this, make sure to label the carry-alls, otherwise you may waste more time trying to figure out which one to take, which could even offset the time you save from carrying everything together.

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Amy Gordon

Amy Gordon loves keeping things simple, natural, and safe so she can spend more time having fun. Every day she learns new things about making life at home easier and she loves to share it with you! ...

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