Cleaning Tips To Keep Your Home Nice & Tidy – For Morning People

Keeping your home nice and tidy is really not all that difficult to do. All you have to do is start to create some habitual normal everyday habits. And all you have to do is start with little things. Once you start the little things with keeping your home nice and tidy bigger and larger projects are easier to tackle and take care of. So here’s a quick list of some tips that you can do to keep your house nice and tidy before you head off to work every morning. Set an extra 15 minutes aside every morning and you should be able to get this done.

Making your bed every morning is a great habit to get started with. Nothing starts your day off better than knowing you have a clean crisp made the bed when you come home at night. There is a huge reason why the military is extremely strict on soldiers making their beds every morning. It creates discipline and structure. It also builds up a great deal of pride. Not only that, when you really sit there and think about it, it should only take you about 2 to 3 minutes to get it done. So as soon as you jump out of bed, take the time to make it before you jump into the shower.

Number two – Wash Your Dishes

Once you’re in the kitchen eating breakfast and getting things ready to go to work, load up your dishwasher with all of your dirty dishes. Clean out the sink and hand wash any dishes that did not fit in the dishwasher. Clean out your sink and fire up the dishwasher so all of your dishes are nice and clean when you get home from work. Nothing feels greater than coming home to eat dinner and cook up a meal on nice clean pots and pans.

Number three – Take Out Your Trash

Here’s an easy one, take out your trash. Look every morning at every trash can in your home and see if they need to be thrown out. If you follow this routine every day then you probably won’t have much to throw out. Grab the tiny trash out of your bathroom, your bedroom, and throw it all in with the kitchen garbage. Take out the trash, set up a new cartridge bag, and you’re good to go. This is always a great idea since sometimes garbage can start to stink up your house if you leave it in there too long.

Number four – Get Rid Of All Your Junk Mail

This probably goes hand-in-hand step number 3. Every day that you come home you probably check your mailbox and inside every mailbox in the United States of America, it is absolutely loaded with junk mail. One of the worst habits we all have is that we bringing this junk mail and set it on the coffee table or kitchen table. We tend to let it start to pile up and before you know it you got a mountain of junk mail you got to go through. So every day, go through all of your mail and quickly discard all junk mail and all mail that you don’t need anymore. This starts to create a great habit.

So those are some quick and simple steps you can start to take to keep your home nice and tidy every morning before you head off to work. Now, these steps are designed for those individuals that consider themselves to be “morning people”. If you are not a morning person and more of a night owl then all you have to do is to sort of following these steps in reverse. Except, of course, making your bed. Until next time, keep where you live nice and tidy.

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Susan Rice has been cleaning homes for over 20 years. She's run full-sized crews and also done cleaning services as a solo person. She's put up this blog to aid those who want to keep things clean with practical and simple tips learned over a long period of years.
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