Is your house in chaos as the year comes to a close? With the flurry of cooking and parties on the horizon, it’s crucial to keep your living spaces in order.
Sparkling Clean Pro is here to help you tackle this challenge with five expert tips that will transform your home into an oasis of organization.
Tip 1 – Master Your Daily Home Routines for Lasting Order
Establishing a solid routine is the secret weapon of cleanliness and organization. Our daily habits have a way of accumulating messes over time, but fear not—our golden tip is simple yet effective:
Assign a designated home for every object and item of clothing, and always return them to their rightful place after use.
Let’s explore some key examples to bring this tip to life:
- Make it a habit to make your bed as soon as you rise in the morning.
- After using any product, promptly close the lids and return them to their designated spots.
- Wash dishes immediately after use and put them back in their proper places.
Tip 2 – Delegate Tasks and Share the Responsibility
Creating cleaning charts and assigning weekly or biweekly cleaning tasks among roommates, family members, professionals, and yes, even the kids, is a game-changer. Involving children in household chores not only lightens the load for everyone but also helps instill an organizational mindset from an early age.
Remember, teamwork makes the dream work when it comes to maintaining an organized home.
Tip 3 – Adopt a Room-by-Room Cleaning Schedule
Overwhelmed by the sheer amount of cleaning that awaits you? Don’t fret. Our tip to keep your house organized is to break it down into manageable chunks. Create a cleaning chart that assigns specific rooms to individuals residing in the household. By designating one room per day, except on weekends and holidays, you can maintain consistency without feeling overwhelmed.
Tip 4 – Establish a Dedicated LaunchPad
Do you often find yourself returning home and mindlessly tossing your shoes, jacket, purse, and shopping bags onto any available surface? It’s time to introduce a designated launch pad into your home. Ideally placed near your main entrance, this area should be equipped with a coat hanger, shoe station, organizational baskets, and a key pocket or hanger.
Implementing this tip will instantly declutter your space and make your life easier from the moment you step through the door.
Tip 5 – Banish the Piles for Good
One of the most common mistakes in the organization is creating piles. They may temporarily give the illusion of an organized floor, table, or counter, but in reality, they are just manifestations of procrastination.
Remember this crucial tip: Never create heaps or piles!
Whether it’s stacks of documents, books, clothing, laundry, or cables, avoid the temptation to pile them up. Instead, focus on immediately placing items in their designated spots or final destinations. By resisting the urge to create temporary solutions, you prevent the accumulation of random piles in your home.
Keep this reminder in mind or display it on a prominent poster in your room—your choice! Embrace the habit of storing your belongings and documents directly in their rightful places after each use. By doing so, you’ll bid farewell to the temporary chaos and welcome a harmonious and perfectly organized living space.
With these five expert tips from Sparkling Clean Pro, you’re armed with the knowledge to achieve an impeccably organized home this year-end. Say goodbye to clutter and embrace a new level of cleanliness and order. Now, let the festivities begin!
Brazilian mother of two and CEO of Sparkling Clean Pro & Green Living Supplies since 2005. Working as an ecological advocate within the cleaning industry & aiding immigrant families and women at risk.