Finding the best order to clean your house is what a professional cleaning service does.
How cleaning your house in a certain order saves you time and energy?
When there is a clear system, any job can be swifter! For cleaning, the reason we have a clear system is not only to save you time and energy but also because it proves to be the most efficient in terms of removing all the germs, instead of spreading them forward!
Eco-Friendly cleaning at Sparkling Clean Pro. has researched the best way order to clean your house! We all tend to want to do the worst things last but often it’s better to get them out of the way right at the beginning.
Once you’ve created a routine, the order in which you clean your house will come naturally. You’ll find that you’ll save more time as soon as you can settle into a routine because you’ll enter a state of flow.
1. Sort out what needs soaking
Go around your house and figure out everything that needs soaking. Running the dishwasher, laundry, pour bleach in your toilet, soak a stain on your carpet. Prepare the load or soaks and move to the next step.
2. Tidy first, then clean
For each room, it will be much easier to clean if you don’t have a bunch of junk in your way. That’s why the best order to clean your house is by removing clutter and tidying before you get your hands dirty.
As home organization guru Marie Kondo says “everything has a home“. When all of your stuff has a home, it’s easier to know where to put everything when you’re tidying up.
3. Clean from the top down
There’s nothing worse than cleaning something and then having to clean it again. When you dust your house, the dust will fall and settle on tables, bench-tops, and the floor. If you do this last, you’ll find yourself re-cleaning these surfaces after you’ve dusted. Work with gravity, not against it!
4. Clean the ‘wet areas’ first
Bathrooms and kitchens are known as ‘wet areas’. These often take the most time to clean. That’s why they should be first in the order you clean your house.
Once you’ve done step 1 and 3, dust everything and then get down to work in your bathrooms and kitchen. The cleaning solutions would have had time to soak in, so your job should be easier.
5. Clean the floors last
This is probably the easiest part of your chore. That’s why it’s last in the order to clean your house. In addition, all the dust would have settled by now. That will make it easier to mop and vacuum it up.
Work from top to bottom so gravity is on your side.
Extra tip. Vacuum all floors first before you mop. to make sure any bigger pieces of dirt don’t get stuck in your mop.
Extra tip 2. Use a disinfectant in your mopping water to keep your home hygienic.
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.