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10 smart habits for a clean and tidy home

When it comes to cleanliness and organization, every woman has some customs. However, it is also important to cherish some habits that make the house less messy, which will make cleaning and tidying easier. These practices can and should be adopted by everyone who lives in the house and will help you save cleaning time, check it out.

1 – Everything in its place

This is an organization rule that can be used for everything. When using a comb or brush put it back in its place. When cleaning, put everything back in place. In this way, you avoid having to tidy up everything that is in the middle of the way before or during the cleaning.

2 – Take off your shoes

Even when the shoes are apparently clean, they still carry dirt and dust that come from the street and the places they have been. Not to mention rainy days, when your shoes can get muddy.

Removing your shoes before entering the house in addition to avoiding bringing bacteria into your home and helping to reduce the dirt on the floor, making your cleaning easier and faster.

3 – Use the vacuum and broom to your advantage

If you do the cleaning once or twice a week, on the other days try to keep the rooms clean without accumulating dirt by doing a few small cleanings. Vacuum or sweep a room a day and you will see how cleaning will become more practical.

4 – Cleaning the bathroom while showering

During the bath, try to throw warm water on the walls so that the dirt gradually decreases and never accumulates. Some products like hair conditioner can stick together and are difficult to remove when dry. So, throw water on the walls before leaving the shower and remove hair that remains in the drain to keep the place clean.

5 – Keep sinks clean and dry

Both the kitchen and bathroom sinks when they are dirty give the impression that the whole house is dirty. So, whenever you use them, throw a little running water to remove the thickest dirt and avoid the accumulation of dust or product and food residues.
Keep an eye out for toothpaste leftovers in the bathroom sink and food scraps that can build up and stick to the kitchen sink. The sooner they are removed, the easier it will be to eliminate these dirt.

6 – Food and drinks only in the kitchen

Avoid eating in places other than the kitchen or dining room so that it is easier to see the dirt and clean it up right after the meal. Eating and drinking on the living room sofa, for example, can leave some traces that make cleaning difficult. Get in the habit of always cleaning the place where you ate and your house will be cleaner for longer.

7 – Never leave the dishes for today for tomorrow

Letting the dishes pile up overnight can seem very tempting when you’re tired, but in addition to calling cockroaches, this habit makes you take longer to clean. By washing the dishes the same day, you prevent food leftovers from drying out and getting hard on plates, cutlery and pans. Therefore: ate, washed.

8 – Precautions when cooking

Having a special care when chopping the tomato or when stirring the sauce in the pan are habits that avoid dirtying your kitchen. Try not to cut food or stir it in the pan too sharply so it doesn’t splash on the stove, sink and wall in your kitchen. If this happens, clean it up immediately while it’s still easy.

9 – Watch out for small accidents

Some mistakes like dropping water when watering a plant, letting water drip from your hair on the floor when you get out of the shower and spilling sugar in the cupboard when opening the pot are completely avoidable. Care and affection when doing things at home help you to prevent these little accidents that can leave your house all dirty.

10 – Guide those who live with you

Finally, these suggestions may not do much good if you follow them, but the other inhabitants of the house do not. So try to guide them and encourage these smart habits. So your home is always clean and tidy and you spend less time struggling to remove dirt and organize clutter.

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