Keeping your home clean and tidy can feel like a never-ending task, but with a few time-saving cleaning tips, you can reduce the time and effort required to keep your home sparkling clean. In this blog post, we’ll share 7 time-saving cleaning tips that you can easily incorporate into your cleaning routine.
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7 Time-saving Cleaning Tips
- Declutter regularly
One of the best time-saving cleaning tips is to declutter regularly. The less clutter you have, the less time you’ll spend cleaning. Take a few minutes each day to put away items that are out of place and declutter your living spaces. This will not only save you time but also make your home feel more spacious and organized. You can subscribe to my declutter series here.
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- Keep cleaning supplies handy
Keeping your cleaning supplies within reach can save you time and make cleaning easier. Store your cleaning supplies in a caddy or a basket that you can carry from room to room. This way, you won’t waste time searching for cleaning supplies when you need them.
- Use a squeegee to clean windows
Cleaning windows can be a time-consuming task, but using a squeegee can make the job a lot easier and faster. Simply wet the window with a cleaning solution and use the squeegee to wipe away the dirt and grime. This will leave your windows streak-free and sparkling clean in no time.
- Use a lint roller to clean lampshades
Lampshades can collect dust and pet hair, making them difficult to clean. But using a lint roller can make the job a lot easier. Simply roll the lint roller over the lampshade to pick up any dirt or debris. This will save you time and effort, and you’ll have clean lampshades in no time.
- Clean your microwave with vinegar
Cleaning your microwave can be a messy and time-consuming task, but using vinegar can make the job a lot easier. Fill a microwave-safe bowl with water and vinegar and microwave it for a few minutes. The steam from the mixture will loosen the dirt and grime, making it easier to wipe away. This will save you time and effort, and you’ll have a clean microwave in no time. Check out my post on how to clean your microwave here.
- Use a shower spray to prevent soap scum buildup
Preventing soap scum buildup can save you time and effort in the long run. Using a shower spray after each use can help prevent soap scum buildup and keep your shower clean and fresh. Simply spray the solution on the shower walls and rinse it off with water. This will save you time and effort, and you’ll have a clean shower every time.Check out my daily shower cleaner recipe here.
- Use baking soda to clean grout
Cleaning grout can be a time-consuming task, but using baking soda can make the job a lot easier. Simply mix baking soda and water to form a paste and apply it to the grout. Let it sit for a few minutes and then scrub it away with a brush. This will save you time and effort, and you’ll have clean grout in no time.