When there's something else I need to do (like reports for work), but keep finding reasons to put it off. I will suddenly find that I need to clean before I can finish my other work. Things get deep cleaned very well during those times.
-I prefer to clean when my fiance isn't home, I find it easier than trying to work around him.
-I like to dance around when I'm not putting laundry away. I put on a fun musical (usually Glee, Across the Universe, or Chicago) and just dance.
-When putting away laundry, I like having the TV on.
Still working liking the vacuuming thing, but I think I'll get there eventually.
the more regular you clean the less work you have to do. i am actually kinda lazy but you would never guess bc my house is spotless. i keep up a regular routine of cleaning every friday and deep cleaning every other wednesday. this way nothing gets too dirty and i don't have to work very hard to maintain a clean house
music is good or listening to interesting podcasts to keep entertained.
i thought this thread was gonna be about cleaning tips like i luv using vinegar to clean. it works for so many things, i just learned a new way to use vinegar to eliminate static cling, just add a 1/2 cup to the fabric softener dispenser in the washing machine. so easy.
I have a hard time cleaning when people are around. I always feel like I should be spending time with them, so I wait until I'm alone to clean and especially enjoy cleaning at night. I like to think of myself as a house-elf, sneaking around when people aren't looking and and leaving clean rooms behind me. It gives me a really great feeling for someone to walk into a room and see it picture perfect.
Well... a bit of everything! I obviously (?) clean the surfaces, dishes, cooker top, sink, sweep the floor and tidy up every day as they need doing.
My boyfriend and I split the rest. He does the bins, recycling, hoovers, washes the floors and launders our clothes each week. He often listens to music.
I do the day to day stuff (including all washing up and drying), and then wash bed linin and towels on specific days, I dust and do a more thorough tidy round at the same time he does most of his weekly chores - that way at least once a week everything looks spic and span! I usually do that one room at a time too, and I go around it in order so nothing gets missed. I then do a proper clean of the kitchen (fridge, counter tops, oven inside and out, microwave, etc) and bathroom once a week, whenever I can cram it in, usually either when my boyfriends at work or asleep, listening to music. I iron when I watch TV in the evenings.
There isn't really lots of people getting in the way since it's just the two of us, but I don't do it all in one big go, it's pretty much spread out over the week so that most days one of us is doing something.While I have the space to moan, I have 12ft ceilings and dusting them is a nightmare and involves lots of climbing on furniture and the longest duster EVER! Other than that though I enjoy cleaning, luvyourmother is right, the more you do it the less there is to do.
My husband is sort of a neat freak so I really don't have to do much more than my own laundry and loading/unloading the dishwasher. My 18 year old daughter lives with us so she takes care of anything we don't feel like doing.
I live in a flat-share and when all 4 rooms are occupied we roster our cleaning so each week someone is in charge of one thing between bins/vacuuming/kitchen/bathroom. It's only two of us now since two flatmates just moved out and I have found myself doing all the cleaning when things aren't up to my standards because my messy male flatmate just does not care. I do attempt to make him at least considerate so he usually manages to wipe kitchen surfaces after use at least, but we are still not quite there. I think I might have to teach him what a cloth is.
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