Hi everyone. Back again with the Kaliuda Gallery Team who never get bored accompanying your weekend with various posts about tips & tricks, about design, or how to care for items or furniture. This time, Kaliuda Gallery wants to share tips with all of you on how to clean the house and what are the benefits? Especially in the midst of a pandemic situation like this, where the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is still a threat and more people are staying at home. We must increasingly maintain cleanliness in the area around us. Just follow the steps below.
How to clean your house?
- Gather all your cleaning tools in a bucket
- Clear the clutter
- Dust and Vacuum
- Disinfect Countertops and surface areas
- Clean Mirrors and Glass
- Clean Floors
- Don’t forget to wash your cleaning tools
Benefits of keeping your home clean:
Gather all your cleaning tools in a bucket
Whether it’s a caddy, bucket, or tote, having everything you need to clean in one portable place makes it much easier to get the job done. You won’t waste time looking for tools while you clean, and don’t have to worry about gathering them before your next go around.
Clear the clutter
Before you even start cleaning, go room to room, and pick up the clutter. As you pick up each item – magazines, well-read paperbacks, old sneakers – consider whether you should put it away, toss it or donate it. Also, you can read tips for decluttering your house in next week’s article which is updated every Saturday of the week.
Dust and Vacuum
Before you start dusting, make sure ceiling fans are turned off. Concentrate your dusting on the tops of furniture and the undersides of shelves, on handrails, picture frames, knickknacks, and TV screens. For hard-to-reach areas, like blinds and upper shelves, tie a microfiber cloth to the end of a mop or broom. Change the sheets in the bedrooms before you vacuum.
Disinfect Countertops and surface areas
Go through your house and wipe down the hard surfaces – from countertops, appliances, and cabinets to doorknobs, light switches, TV remotes, and telephones. You should disinfect some of those surfaces, particularly the ones that might deliver germs to people’s fingers and faces. Make a nontoxic disinfection solution by mixing one-fourth to a half cup of white or apple cider vinegar with a cup of water.
Clean Mirrors and Glass
Wipe down mirrors and windows throughout the house.
Sweep then mop or scrub the bathroom and kitchen floor and any other floor that needs it.
Don’t forget to wash your cleaning tools
An often overlooked part of cleaning the house is maintaining your cleaning tools. Using a dirty mop or a vacuum with a full bag is much less effective, and you’ll end up spending more time trying to clean.
There are many benefits to having a clean home. Aside from being imperative for your overall health and wellness, there are a few other benefits to keeping your home clean like below.
A clean house can help relieve and prevent unnecessary stress. A clean house makes maneuvering and finding things much easier. Easy cleaning like sweeping, doing the dishes, and making your bed will make your house look clean and ready for guests if the opportunity arises. Visual clutter leads to mental clutter. You might think you’ve learned to live with your various piles, but they’re most likely affecting you more deeply than you realize.
You’ll be more active and productive
It’s simple but it’s true: cleaning gets you moving. Sure, tidying up the house isn’t going to torch as many calories as a full-blown HIIT workout, but it’s a lot more physically involved than sitting on the couch. Keeping your house clean means that you’ll get some sort of movement for your body throughout the week. Also, Disorganization makes it easy to spot something you can use to procrastinate. When everything is in order, on the other hand, your mind finds it easier to get stuff done. Don’t believe that your space directly impacts your productivity?
You’ll get sick less frequently
A clean home leaves fewer places for germs and bacteria to hide. Plus, dust and allergens build up in carpeting, bedding, and upholstery over time, contributing to worsening allergies and asthma. In short, the health benefits of a clean home are obvious. If you want to keep yourself and your family healthy, cleaning on a regular basis is a must. Don’t just vacuum and dust, either. Think about decluttering your surfaces. The more items you have, the harder it is to dust and sanitize. A streamlined aesthetic makes it easier to keep everything truly clean, helping your health.
Cleaning makes that little bit of inconvenience worth it in the long run and leads to a happier, productive, and healthier life overall. So, grab the vacuum and work up a little sweat cleaning your home – it’s good for your health!
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