DonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t let household chores overwhelm you. Try some simple cleaning tips to help you work smart, not hard. Take this quiz to see how good your cleaning knowledge is.
A cleaning calendar may help you from being overwhelmed by your household chores.
To help you manage your chores, arrange the jobs by room or by frequency, and check off a list as you complete each task.
Let your small children help out by dusting and putting away their toys.
Give prizes for good work.
Cleaning products may have ingredients that require caution when using.
Big jobs may be easier with a partner to help you.
Clean the highest surfaces first.
Save the floor for the last.
Dust drifts downwards, so dust items higher up first and save floors for the last chore.
Let dad clean the garage.
Clean one room at a time, and you may save some steps.
If the children are old enough, they may clean their own room.
Go through your items and dispose of anything that you don't use.
Donate to charity any items that you no longer use.
Anytime is the best time to organize your closets. You may find that doing so makes your life a bit easier to manage.