How to Clean A House like a Professional
Busy family? Behind in your house cleaning? Don’t get overwhelmed. We asked professional house cleaners about their systems and how they get through their work so fast. Our handy guide to general cleaning sums up their answers and summarizes what they do.
Fill a caddie or hamper with these items and start from where you are. You don’t need a lot of fancy gadgets or supplies. If you don’t have everything organized or you have clutter areas, work on those areas separately, a little at a time, and for now clean around the extra stuff.
You might wind up switching some of the above products for other ones as you get more experienced and try out other strategies, but the above will be fine to get you started in some new, better habits.
There are two types of rooms: wet rooms and dry rooms. Wet rooms are places like kitchens and bathrooms. Dry rooms are places like living rooms and bedrooms. These are the steps for cleaning a wet and dry room:
Here are some other larger projects that go beyond general cleaning. Do one each cleaning day or try to tackle a few each weekend, etc. Some of them may only need to be done seasonally.
Immediately put all rags into the wash and wash them by themselves. Throw a little bleach or vinegar in this wash.
Re-stock cleaning supplies as necessary.
Consider lighting a candle, opening the windows in the house to get some fresh air circulating, or relaxing with a cup of tea in your newly cleaned home.