How often should we clean at home?

All of us will agree that it is a very pleasant, but also a very rare feeling to come home after a hard-working day and to find it shining with cleanliness, tidy and cozy. If you want to keep your house in a good condition all of the time, you should invest a lot of time and effort. So, in this article, we have given you some ideas, which may help you spend your time rationally and organize better the whole cleaning in order to make it easier and quicker process.

First of all, it is good to be aware that cleaning is divided into three types – daily, weekly and seasonally. The first type is the easiest, but also the one that we often ignore. If we spend ten minutes cleaning every day, there will be no need to spend the whole weekend at home with the vacuum cleaner.

No matter what kind of cleaning it is, it should begin with ventilation. After that, soft furniture and carpets should be carefully cleaned. Then, we should wipe the dust and beat all covers, sheets, pillows and blankets. This should be done regularly, in order to avoid the accumulation of dust in bed, which is very unhealthy. Finally, we should wipe and clean the floor and return the pieces of furniture in their places.

Weekly cleaning is recommended to be done in the following way: first of all, we should clean the upholstered furnishing and the carpets. Then, we should wipe the radiators, doors and moldings, door handles, using a damp cloth. Next, dust can be slept and the indoor plants washed. Finally, the floor should be wiped.

Seasonal cleaning is done four times a year, with the beginning of a new season. Here, it is necessary to remove all the items of the shelves and drawers, in order to clean them carefully, using a damp cloth again. Items should be ventilated and put back in their places.

Containers, vases and small objects are washed with warm water and detergent and then dried. Books are cleaned with a dry cloth or vacuum cleaning. Bed linen is aired and mattresses and upholstered furniture are cleaned. Carvings, picture frames are wiped with a dry cloth. Carpets and rugs should be washed. Ceiling and walls should be cleaned with a brush. Then, don’t forget to clean the windows. According to feng shui philosophy, they are the eyes of every home and should be always clean and shiny. Complete with washing the floor.