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You’ve already started spring cleaning, but your house isn’t as clean as you want.
You may think you don’t have the time or energy, but don’t get too disappointed yet. . .
Actually overexerting yourself may be to BLAME!
There are simple steps to keeping you’re house clean without having to be a weekend warrior, if you ignore them, you’ll miss out on the benefits of having a clean house.
Cleaning Games: How to Turn Yourself into Rosie the Robot that Does Windows with Little Effort
I confess. I’m not very motivated when it comes to cleaning but I get it done quickly out of necessity. However, most people think it is very time consuming, when in reality, it doesn’t have to be.
Here’s the solution: Just like exercise or dieting, get a buddy or group to be accountable to. I’m following a 30 Day Challenge and I’m realizing it takes a village to clean a house.
Read more to discover why you need to focus on what’s truly important to you if you want to have a house that sparkles. If you stay with me here, I’ll show you how I only clean for 20 minutes a day, saving time and money in the process. Maintaining your home keeps it in better shape. for the cost of some water, soap, and a squeegee.
Today I cleaned my windows and baseboards. According to an article by This Old House, instead of using paper towels and Windex, I used water, a little dish detergent and a squeegee to clean my picture window.
I love cleaning the windows this way. I call it the “S” marks the Spot Technique.
1. Wet the windows with warm water and a little bit of dish washer detergent.
2. Then wipe the windows with a squeegee from side to side in the shape of an “S”.
3. Be sure to wipe off any water that remains.
Your windows will sparkle and there won’t be any streaks. It only costs the price of water, a little dish detergent and a squeegee (peanuts.)
Did you miss a post? Here’s my progress so far.
Here are other challenges I completed.
Day 7 I took a day off.
The Bottom Line
Cleaning doesn’t have to be hard, time consuming, or expensive. Find ways to cut down on the time it takes you to complete a task. Setting a timer makes me hustle. I get the work done for a few dollars. Can’t beat that.
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