9 home cleaning tasks that take less than a minute

27th March 2020 posted in PROPERTY NEWS

"For the majority of us, the idea of cleaning our homes doesn’t quite fill us with joy. Especially if we know that the things that we need to do take time out of our day. With the current situation, now seems like the ideal time to take on those tasks we don't usually like to do"

Thankfully, there are plenty of all important chores that you can do which take no time at all. So, if you need to try out a spot of cleaningr just to make you feel better about how your home looks, then you might want to take a look at these 9 chores that you can try out for yourself.

Make your bed

Every single day should start with a tidy bed, so making your bed is a speedy yet necessary task that you should definitely take on for yourself.

Tidy up your post

Do you get a lot of junk mail and letters through the door or have a pile of them you just keep adding to? If you do, then don’t leave them, clear them away, sort through them and bin what you don’t need.

Vacuum the high traffic areas

Of course, a full vacuum of your home is going to take time, but if you are looking for something fast then you could just tackle the high traffic areas instead. This will give you a quick boost and doesn’t take much time at all.

Clean your countertops and stove top

Our kitchen seems to see the most mess on a daily basis, so if you want to make sure that it looks as clean as possible, then give your counter top and stove top a good wipe down.

Pop cleaner down the toilet

Your toilet is a part of your home that gets dirty pretty quickly, a speedy task is to pop whatever your chosen cleaner is down the toilet and give it a chance to get to work.

Dust your TV screen

We always forget about our TV screens when it comes to dusting, however one quick way to give this part of your home a spruce is to tackle the dust on this screen. The best thing to use is a used dryer sheet as this will help to attract all the dust.

Give your mirror a clean

Think that your mirror is looking a little dull? Why not spare a minute to clean it up? Try using vinegar and a newspaper as this will not only clean it, but will leave it streak free too.

Test your smoke alarm

Now we know that this isn’t a cleaning task as such, but it is an important task to perform in your home. Testing your smoke alarm only takes a few seconds and is something that you need to plan in for once a month.

Sprinkle some baking soda in your bin

Our bins will start to smell over time, which means that a quick task that you can do is to try and combat that smell as best you can. A good preventative measure is to sprinkle baking soda into your bin which will neutralise the smells and keep everything fresh.

As you can see, there are plenty of things that you can do to make sure that your home is clean and tidy, without it taking too much of your time. Leaving you with the chance to relax or perhaps do something else for a while.

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