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How to Keep a House Clean When You Don’t Know Where to Start

If you need to learn how to keep a house clean but you have absolutely no idea where to start then the first thing you need to do is have a plan!

Once you have assessed your home and prioritized your tasks you can then clean house home fast and easy. Continue on reading for the best house cleaning tips.

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How to Clean your Home Fast and Easy in 6 Steps

Seeing a dirty, unorganized home can sometimes paralyze you. Then you end up in this hamster wheel of ignoring the mess and more mess creates and then you REALLY don’t know what to do.

It’s even worse after the Holidays or after having guests over. So how do you clean your home when you have absolutely no idea where to start?

In this post, I share my top cleaning tips for keeping a clean house!

#1 Have a Plan

The first step to cleaning a messy home and KEEPING it clean thereafter, is to have a plan.

That is why you need a Home Management Binder. A Home Management Binder will have all your cleaning schedules, important documents and meal plans.

Don’t worry, you don’t have to create anything for this. I created a free one for you which you can get below.

Why you need a Home Management Binder

Having all your tasks and goals gathered together in a binder will help you when you really just need to center yourself. All you have to do is grab your binder, see where you fell off track and pick up where you left off.

I have plans and schedules for all occasions. I don’t ever use a single plan because it’s important to be fluid in your day to day life.

Change is constant and not everyday is the same.

#2 Gather your Cleaning Supplies and Products

After having a plan, you need to make sure you have all your supplies and products.

It’s important to create a personal inventory of cleaning supplies. I personally have created “Zone Kits” to make it easier when cleaning a particular area in my home.

An easy way to create your own Zone Kit is by purchasing caddies and leaving them in that particular zone for easy access. To see my entire list of recommend cleaning products and supplies scroll a little further down to learn more.

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All new members of Grove get a FREE gift, FREE shipping and VIP trial. The current free offering “Earth-Friendly Cleaning Kit” (image above) includes:

  • Grove Cleaning Concentrates (3 pack)
  • Grove Glass Spray Bottle
  • Grove Cleaning Caddy
  • Grove Walnut Scrubber Sponges

You can easily create a Zone Kit for your entire home for $30 with this deal. Thats one heck of a deal for amazing family friendly cleaning products.

Also available through Grove Collaborative are Personal Care items, products for Baby, Kids, Pets and more! Sign here to Get your FREE Earth-Friendly Cleaning Kit!

#3 Assess your Home

The second most important step is to asses your home and prioritize tasks that need to be done. Sometimes we spend time on tasks that can be saved for another time but is it really important?

The only way to know is to assess your home.

To do this, walk around your home with one of our free Assess and Prioritize page from the binder or a notepad (I like to start from the back of my home to the front) and write down everything that needs to get done.

I will note everything:

  • toys on the floor
  • laundry overflowing
  • beds undone
  • dirty dishes

Then on the second column, start prioritizing.

For example, if you have a lot of laundry to do AND the kitchen is dirty. I would start with laundry because that can run in the background while I work on the dishes.

Or do you have guests coming over? Well then maybe your dishes are the priority in that case.

#4 Check your Mindset

Along with prioritizing, it’s important to remember that not everything will get done in a single day (and thats okay!).

That’s kind of the point with prioritizing. Find out what needs to get done NOW and what can be done later.

Remember that saving stuff for another day is okay as long as you have a plan to actually get it done.

With that said, finding YOUR definition of “done” will help you so much in the long run. YES, there may still be some things that need to get done but what makes you feel happy about your home?

I know I will feel happy if my sink is clear, beds are made and if there is minimal clutter off the floor (aka my kids toys).

So what is your definition of done?

#5 Get a Moving Basket

This is more of tip/hack especially if you plan on saving some work for another day: get a moving basket.

What is a moving basket?

This is my favorite tip that is guaranteed to Keep a House Clean.

A moving basket is something that I created for my home when my kids started to take over my ENTIRE home. When I knew some toys belonged in their room and not in the living room, I got this basket to transfer toys to get them where they needed to go.

How can this basket help?

When you have a huge list of things to do but can’t get it all done, the moving basket is a great tool to get things picked up, moved to where they need to be without spending loads of time. The tasks is not fully done but can be saved for another time without leaving the mess.

Different ways to use it:

I now have transformed this idea for a lot of things in my home. Like moving laundry from room to room.

I will fill a basket with my kids socks and underwear and leave it in their room. I can fold and put away another day or later but it makes it 100 times easier that it’s already in their room and its all of one thing.

You can move:

  • laundry (dirty or clean)
  • toys
  • shoes
  • books
  • anything!

#6 Have a Command Center

A command center is extremely important for getting your home into better shape and also maintaining it.

They key to a constantly clean home is sustainability.

Keeping a clean doesn’t mean cleaning for hours and hours daily. It means doing the little things everyday so you can still live your life.

And again, you can define your version of what a clean home looks like.

A central location will help you a great deal to the maintenance of a clean home. I have an office type command center where I keep my binder, a large calendar and all my notebooks.

It’s such a relief to have all my things easily accessible.

Whether I’m looking for a recipe or working on my blog, I have everything right at the tip of my fingers ready to be used.

Cleaning Supplies and Products List

I briefly mentioned earlier the importance of having all of your supplies ready by creating a Zone Kit. In this section I want to cover my entire list of cleaning supplies and products that you should have in your entire cleaning kit.

Grove Collaborative Products

I think it’s important to mention that while I love all of Groves products, most if not all are naturally derived products.

With that said, this is perfect for everyday use to clean your home BUT they will not properly disinfect.

Cleaning Versus Disinfecting

I have heard several times cleaning and disinfecting being used interchangeably – this could not be more wrong!

Cleaning is only wiping away surface stains or dirt but are not actually killing any germs. Cleaning however is still 100% necessary.

Disinfecting products are used to attack and kill germs. You must clean a surface BEFORE attempting to disinfect.

Remember to always thoroughly read directions of use to fully kill all germs. In most cases, you need to spray and keep the surface wet for 5-10 minutes before wiping the product away.

Cleaning Products List

So now with that distinction made, I can now give you my list of cleaning products that I recommend and order from Grove Collaborative.

For all Rooms:

  • Method All Purpose Cleaner
  • Mrs. Meyers Multi Surface Cleaner

For Bathroom:

  • Method Toilet Cleaner
  • Method Daily Shower Spray
  • Method Anti-Bac Bathroom Cleaner

For Kitchen:

  • Method Heavy Duty Degreaser
  • Method Daily Steel Cleaner

Cleaning Supplies:

  • Grove Collaborative – All-Purpose Microfiber Cloths
  • Grove Collaborative Tea Towel
  • Grove Collaborative Cleaning Caddy

Remember that new customers to Grove Collaborative get a FREE Cleaning Kit.

Disinfecting Products

The above products are great for everyday use and general upkeep. But when you need to disinfectant your home it’s important to use proper cleaning chemicals.

All products mentioned in this group are approved by the EPA to tackle and disinfect viruses in your home. These are perfect to use when someone in your home is sick, your kids are starting school or just as a standard precaution.

I keep my list of disinfectants pretty simple since they all have the same purpose. I swap between Lysol and Clorox and make sure to have one with and without Clorox.

  • Multi-Purpose Cleaner without Bleach
  • Multi-Purpose Cleaner with Bleach (Mostly for Bathrooms)
  • Disinfectant Spray
  • Disinfecting Wipes


Generic Cleaning Supplies

  • Broom and dust pan
  • Vacuum
  • Standard Mop
  • Spray Mop
  • Microfiber Towels
  • Reusable Cleaning Gloves

View all of the necessary cleaning products and tools mentioned above On One Page HERE.

What order to Clean Your House

Did you know that there is a particular order you should be cleaning your home? While some things can be obvious sometimes others can be overlooked.

In this section, we are going to go over the exact steps in order you should take when you clean your house.

Clean your House from Top to Bottom

Have you ever started cleaning your kitchen – wiped all the counters, swept the floor and then realized you forgot the stove? Me too!

I immediately hated myself because that meant I’d have to wipe the counters AGAIN. Sweep the floor AGAIN. And repeat so many things I ALREADY did.

That’s why it’s my first tip. It’s the most frustrating thing to have to start over. So when starting to clean a Zone in your home, always clean from top to bottom.

Where to Start Cleaning to Keep a House Clean

To begin, you’ll want to section off your house in “zones.” They can include any of the following:

  • Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Dining Area (if separate from kitchen)
  • Bedrooms (each bedroom can be its own zone)
  • Bathrooms
  • Garage
  • Outside

Once your home is sectioned off, go zone by zone and:

  1. Organize and remove what does not belong (use your moving basket)
  2. Dust
  3. Clean
  4. Vacuum or mop

Go through each room and clean accordingly in that order. Example:

Kitchen / Dining Area

  1. Collect cups and put in the sinks, throw trash or crumbs onto the floor from dining table, put clean dishes away, etc
  2. With your microfiber towel go around and wipe all the surfaces (dining table, chairs, counters)
  3. Wash the dishes, clean the stove, etc
  4. Sweep and mop

Cleaning List by Room

Cleaning your home with a checklist is 100% easier.

In my post How To Create Simple but Effective Cleaning Checklists +12 month guide, I teach you how to create your own Cleaning Checklist along with sharing a simple 12 month guide.

You can also see my post, Step by Step House Cleaning Checklist by Room for a more detailed guide.

Ready to get your home in better shape?

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The Best Vacuum for Battling Kid Messes

It should come as no surprise that kids make big messes. Finding the best vacuum to help battle your kid messes is essential and should be in every mom handbook.

Let’s uncover what it takes to make a vacuum powerful enough to stand against even the messiest toddlers.

The Best Vacuum for Battling Kid Messes

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The best vacuum for homes with kid messes should be one that is powerful, has great suction and easy to use. Moms have enough to deal with that picking the perfect vacuum needs to be easy. Below you’ll see our top options for all types of floors.

✅ In a hurry? The best vacuum for job is the Shark ION P50. You can check out the product page here!

Best Vacuum Cleaner for Homes with Toddlers

  1. Best Overall: Shark ION P50 – IC162, Lightweight Cordless Upright Vacuum
  2. Best for Carpet: Bissell 9595A CleanView Bagless Vacuum
  3. Best for Hardwood Floors: Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute Lightweight Cordless
  4. Best Multi-Floor: Shark APEX Upright Vacuum with DuoClean
  5. Best Robot Vac: eufy Anker, BoostIQ RoboVac 11S

Compare them all here or keep reading for individual reviews.

Best Overall

From yogurt to everyday dirt, toddlers can do your home a lot of damage. You need a vacuum that can handle whatever life throws at it. That means one piece of machinery with the capabilities for all kinds of messes.

Be it carpet or hardwood, it’s essential to have a vacuum that can clean and dust all kinds of surfaces.

That vacuum is the Shark ION P50 – IC162 Lightweight Cordless Upright Vacuum with HEPA Filter.

The Duo Clean is a built in double brush roll system that allows the vacuum to clean just about any surface.

You can use the Shark ION in three different ways.

You can use it as is (standard upright) or as a stick by removing the canister and continuing to use the motorized brush roll. Lastly it comes with a handheld option for really getting into tight spaces.

Shark ION P50 , Lightweight Cordless Upright Vacuum

FLOORS

CARPET AND HARD FLOORS

WEIGHT

12LBS

BATTERY

50 MINUTES RUN TIME

FEATURES

CORDLESS,  DUO CLEAN DOUBLE BRUSH ROLLS CAN PICK UP MESSES OF ALL SIZES AND ALL FLOORS, ANTI-ALLERGEN SEAL, .54 QUARTS DUST CAPACITY, MULTI-USE FUNCTIONS

ATTACHMENTS

DUSTER CREVICE TOOL, DUSTING BRUSH, UPHOLSTERY TOOL, ION POWER CORE CHARGING CRADLE, ION POWER CORE CHARGER, AND THE ION POWER CORE BATTERY

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Which vacuum is best for carpet?

When it comes to carpet, the Bissell 9595A CleanView Bagless Vacuum with OnePass takes the cake.

The technique is significant when carpet is involved. Instead of the classic back and forth motion, all you have to do is move in a single direction. With the design of their brush roll you can vacuum up dirt in a SINGLE pass.

The suction power of the Bissell 9595A paired with their brush roll design changes the vacuuming carpet game.

And although this can look like a standard vacuum, this is actually bagless. It is so easy to clean up and maintain especially with their washable filter.

Bissell 9595A CleanView Bagless Vacuum with OnePass

FLOORS

CARPET, STAIRS, FURNITURE, UPHOLSTERY

WEIGHT

15LBS

BATTERY

POWER CORD 25FT

FEATURES

WASHABLE FILTER, EASY EMPTY DIRT TANK, MULTI-CYCLONIC SYSTEM TO FILTER DUST AND DEBRIS, BAGLESS, ONE PASS TECHNOLOGY

ATTACHMENTS

TURBO BRUSH TOOL, EXTENSION WAND, DUSING BRUSH, CREVICE TOOL, FILTER

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

What is the best vacuum for hardwood floors?

Created with the intent of removing fine debris, the Dyson Cyclone V-10 Absolute Lightweight Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner is the best choice for hardwood floors.

Using the wrong vacuum on your hardwood floors can leave long-lasting damage, but the right one can change the way you look at clean floors.

Canister style vacuums are preferable when it comes to wooden floors. They’re lighter than Uprights and scratches from the rotating bar needn’t be factored into the equation.

Overall, the Dyson Cyclone Stick vacuum’s soft roller head leaves floors shiny and scratch-free.

Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute Lightweight Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner

FLOORS

HARD FLOORS AND CARPET

WEIGHT

5.9LBS

BATTERY

CORDLESS UP TO 60 MINUTES RUN TIME

FEATURES

77L DUST CAPACITY, THREE POWER MODES, HANDHELD OPTION, CHANGEABLE HEAD FOR DIFFERENT FLOOR TYPES, ADVANCED FILTRATION FOR ALLERGENS 

ATTACHMENTS

VACUUM, CHARGER, WALL MOUNT, COMBINATION TOOL, CREVICE TOOL, MINI SOFT DUSTING BRUSH, MINI-MOTORIZED TOOL

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Best multi floor vacuum

If your house has a number of different surfaces that need vacuuming, the Shark APEX Upright Vacuum with DuoClean for Carpet and Hard Floor Cleaning is your go-to for an all-around clean.

The thick carpet, thin carpet, and hardwood floor settings are easily toggled between. Paired with the noise reduction technology, you’re set to clean your whole house without worry about waking the kids from their afternoon nap.

The versatility and dual brush roll system are dirty floor’s worst nightmare.

Similar to the Shark ION P50, you can use this vacuum three ways.

You can remove the canister to allow you to pick up even under your furniture, use as a standard upright vacuum and you can simply use the canister alone to vacuum places like your stairs or sofa.

My favorite part is the SELF CLEANING brush roll which means no more hair getting stuck!

Shark APEX Upright Vacuum with DuoClean (AZ1002)

FLOORS

CARPET AND HARD FLOORS

WEIGHT

17.1LBS

BATTERY

POWERCORD 30FT

FEATURES

SELF CLEANING BRUSH ROLL,  DUO CLEAN DOUBLE BRUSH ROLLS CAN PICK UP MESSES OF ALL SIZES AND ALL FLOORS, ANTI-ALLERGEN SEAL, MULTI-USE FUNCTIONS (3 WAYS TO CLEAN), LED LIGHTS ON THE HANDLE AND FLOOR NOZZLE

ATTACHMENTS

12" CREVICE TOOL, UPHOLSTERY TOOL, PET POWER BRUSH

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Best Robot Vacuum

The eufy Anker, BoostIQ RoboVac 11S is a strong suction, quiet, self-charging Robotic Vacuum Cleaner.

This Robot Vac cleans hard floors to medium-pile carpets. With 100 minutes of run time this can swiftly clean all the cracker crumbs and pet hair quickly off your floor.

Never worry about its battery dying because the eufy Anker finds its way to a charger once it senses it’s on low power mode.

Save the deep cleaning for your upright plug-in vacuums, but the eufy Anker can handle the rest of life’s dirt.

The sleek black design is scratch proof with a tempered glass-top cover for protection. It’s built-in drop-sensitive, ensuring there won’t be any accidental tumbles down the stairs.

In comparison to its other robot rivals, the price is good for just about the same quality clean.

eufy Anker, BoostIQ RoboVac 11S

FLOORS

LOW- TO MEDIUM-PILE CARPETS, TILE, LAMINATED, AND HARDWOOD FLOORS

WEIGHT

5.7LBS

BATTERY

UP TO 100 MINUTE RUN TIME - AUTO DOCK RETURN TO CHARGE

FEATURES

DROP SENSING TECHNOLOGY, TRIPLE FILTER SYSTEM, MULTIPLE CLEANING MODES, .6L DUST CAPACITY, SENSOR FOR EVADING OBSTACLES, SLIM, QUIET

INCLUDES

ROBOVAC 11S, REMOTE CONTROL (2 AAA BATTERIES INCLUDED), CHARGING BASE, AC POWER ADAPTER, CLEANING TOOL, EXTRA SET OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE FILTERS, 4 SIDE BRUSHES, 5 CABLE TIES

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Frequently Asked Questions

Which vacuum works best for pet hair?

There’s no doubt that the suction power of the Shark ION P50 is sure to capture all the pet hair and not get tangled, but the convenience of the eufy Anker running its course in your home is incomparable.

With pets constantly shedding, you should have to follow them around with a vacuum to ensure a clean home. A robotic vacuum can handle that job.

In general, suction power is your best friend when it comes to pet hair.

What is the quietest vacuum?

If you’re looking vacuum during nap time, the noise level is important to consider. You’ll want to invest in something like the Dyson Cyclone.

It’s not your average everyday vacuum, but it comes in handy when you want to clean without waking the kids from their afternoon nap.

In short, you have a lot of options when it comes to vacuums, but don’t let it seem too daunting. Decide what capabilities are most important for your household and purchase accordingly.

Happy cleaning!

Need more?

Here on the blog we strive to help mothers have happier – cleaner homes. If you are in need of some extra help check out the following posts:

The Absolute Best Mop for Bathroom Floors (Top 5)

Cleaning bathroom floors is not the most glamorous job that a mom can do but its something that we can’t avoid. Having a great mop that can help make your task easier is absolutely essential so why not have the best mop you can get for your bathroom floors.

Best Mop for Bathroom Floors

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What’s the best tool for cleaning bathrooms floors?

The best mop for bathroom floors is a mop that is fairly lightweight, easy to maintain, and has a no-fuss design. Products that don’t require a large number of extra attachments or storage space while not breaking your budget should be at the top of the list. We have researched and chosen the best mops in five different categories to help with your purchase decision. 

✅ Want to cut to the chase? The O-Cedar Easywring Microfiber Spin Mop Bucket Floor Cleaning System is EXACTLY what you NEED! (VIEW ON AMAZON)!

Top Mops for Bathrooms

  1. Best Overall: O-Cedar Easywring Microfiber Spin Mop Bucket
  2. Best Multi-Use: O-Cedar Promist MAX Microfiber Spray Mop
  3. Best for Tile: Bona Tile, Stone, and Laminate Floor Premium Spray Mop
  4. Best Robot: iRobot Braava Jet 240
  5. Best Mop Alternative: Bissell 2554A CrossWave Cordless Max

Compare all on Amazon here or read below for individual details.

Best Overall Mop

O-Cedar makes the shortlist of best mops for bathroom floors because their mops have many, if not all, of the qualities mentioned above.

Our choice for the best overall mop for bathrooms is the O-Cedar Easywring Microfiber Spin Mop Bucket Floor Cleaning System. There are a few reasons why we love this mopping system and we think you will love it too.

This mop is closer to a traditional mop in that it does not require power cords and is easy to set up. It is extremely budget-friendly and will hold up to daily use.

Because of the style and size of the mop you can easily get into all nooks and crannies (even the back of the toilet).

A little pro tip would be to purchase extra mop heads to use. The mop heads are machine washable so once you have them you don’t need to continue buying more. This cuts down on cost and waste.

We also love this option because it is safe for all flooring types.

With the mop bucket you can decide yourself how much water your floors can handle.

O-Cedar EasyWring Microfiber Spin Mop, Bucket Floor Cleaning System

FLOORS

SAFE FOR ALL FLOORS (HARDWOOD AND TILE)

WEIGHT

5.4LBS

MATERIAL

MOP HEAD: MACHINE WASHABLE MICROFIBER FOR DEEP CLEANING

FEATURES

EASY TO WRING, BUCKET SPLASH GUARD, ADJUSTABLE MOP HANDLE, FOOT PEDAL TO WRING, MACHINE WASHABLE MOP HEAD

ATTACHMENTS

SPIN MOP AND BUCKET

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Best Multi-Use

O-Cedar makes the list again for the best multi-use mop for bathroom floors.

The O-Cedar Promist MAX Microfiber Spray Mop makes our list for a few reasons.  But the top reason is the fact that it is so versatile.

Because it has a dual-sided microfiber mopping pad, it makes it easy for you to tackle two messes at once.

You can actually clean multiple bathroom floors without changing mop heads because you can just flip the cleaning cloth and go. Then once you’re done mopping you can toss the mop pads into the washing machine.

You can buy extra pads if you want to use this outside of the bathroom without sharing the pads (this is what I do and it’s great).

It’s extremely lightweight and small in size so you can store it pretty much anywhere.

The Promist Max is best for cleaning pre-finished hardwood floors and ceramic tiles. But because of the reservoir it comes with you can pretty much put ant cleaning solution in there.

O-Cedar ProMist MAX Microfiber Spray Mop

FLOORS

SAFE FOR ALL FLOORS (HARDWOOD AND TILE)

WEIGHT

1.95LBS

MATERIAL

MOP PAD: MACHINE WASHABLE MICROFIBER FOR DEEP CLEANING

FEATURES

DUAL SIDED MOP HEAD(FLIPS 180), REUSABLE MOP PAD, USE WET OR DRY, MANUAL SPRAY NOZZLE, CAN USE PLAIN WATER

ATTACHMENTS

SPRAY MOP, REFILLABLE BOTTLE, MICROFIBER PAD

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Best for Tile

Tile is beautiful but sometimes cleaning it isn’t the easiest because streaking can make it look like you haven’t cleaned at all. But with the Bona Tile, Stone, and Laminate Floor Premium Spray Mop this is not an issue.

With a solution and pads that are specially formulated for tile cleaning is easier than ever.

The pads are machine washable so while you can buy extra pads, it isn’t necessary at first. You will have to buy more solution as you run out or if use your preferred solution. 

INSIDER TIP: If you love Bona but need something that cleans hardwood floors instead, they do have a hardwood cleaning system that is very similar to this one. Check it out here!

 

Bona Stone, Tile & Laminate Floor Premium Spray Mop

FLOORS

LINOLEUM, STONE, TERRAZZO, VINYL, SEALED POROUS MARBLE, LAMINATE, LVT, AND NO-WAX SEALED TILE (CERAMIC, MEXICAN SALTILLO, QUARRY)

WEIGHT

5.2LBS

MATERIAL

MOP PAD: MACHINE WASHABLE MICROFIBER 

FEATURES

MOP PAD HAS FLEXIBLE CORNERS, MANUAL SPRAY NOZZLE, 16.5" MOP HEAD, MACHINE WASHABLE PAD, STREAK FREE SOLUTION

INCLUDES

REFILLABLE SOLUTION CARTRIDGE AND MACHINE WASHABLE MICROFIBER CLEANING PAD, 34OZ BONA STONE, TILE & LAMINATE FLOOR CLEANER

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Best Robot Vac

Being able to clean your bathroom floors without actually doing much is a dream right? The dream can be a reality with the ROBOT that made our best mops for the bathroom floors list.

The iRobot Braava Jet 240 is the best robot for bathrooms because it is small and compact to be able to get those tough to reach spaces around the toilet.

This system has the option to use either single-use cleaning pads which is more sanitary but can be costly in the long run. There is a reusable pad option as well that will save money and waste.

The iRobot Braava Jet 240 also has a sweeping function which moms will love because it cuts out a step. The Braava will auto detect whether its going to sweep or mop based on the pads you attach to it.

It is ideal for hardwood, tile, and stone floors because it can wet mop, damp mop, and dry sweep.

iRobot Braava Jet  Superior Robot Mop (240)

FLOORS

HARD FLOORS INCLUDING HARDWOOD, TILE, AND STONE

WEIGHT

3LBS

BATTERY

WALL CHARGER, 180MINS RUN TIME, CLEANS ROUGHLY 150 SQ FT BEFORE TURNING OFF

FEATURES

AUTOMATICALLY CUSTOMIZES CLEANING BASED ON PAD, VIBRATING CLEANING, SENSORS TO AVOID RUGS, WET MOPPING, DAMP MOPPING AND DRY SWEEPING, VIRTUAL WALL MODE CLEANS ONLY WHERE YOU WANT

INCLUDES

BRAAVA JET 240 ROBOT MOP, RECHARGEABLE LITHIUM ION BATTERY, BATTERY CHARGER, 2 WET MOPPING PADS, 2 DAMP SWEEPING PADS, 2 DRY SWEEPING PADS (MACHINE WASHABLE PAD SOLD SEPERATELY)

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Best No Mop

If you don’t want to break your back or have a large home then maybe standard mops aren’t for you.

Our best option for these circumstances comes in the form of Bissell 2554A CrossWave Cordless Max.

This wet-dry vacuum can do more than just your bathroom floors but its lightweight compact design makes it ideal for tight spaces associated with the bathroom.

The Bissell is safe for most floor types and can keep area rugs looking nice as well.

This does not require pads and is actually self-washing which is a major benefit. Once the mop is fully charged you have 30 minutes of cleaning time.

If you’re not convinced that the Crosswave is for you, no worries we have a whole other post about ditching your standard mop.

Bissell CrossWave Cordless Max (2554A)

FLOORS

TILE, SEALED WOOD FLOORS, RUGS, LAMINATE, LINOLEUM, RUBBER FLOOR MATS, PRESSED WOOD FLOORS, AND MORE.

WEIGHT

11.5LBS

BATTERY

30 MINUTES RUN TIME

FEATURES

CORDLESS, WIFI COMPATIBLE,

ATTACHMENTS

1 LITHIUM ION BATTERY INCLUDED, CHARGING + SELF WASHING DOCK STATION

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best bathroom floor cleaner?

That really depends on the type of flooring you have.

For different floors, there are certain products that will clean better as well as take care of the material.

You typically want to be extra careful with hardwood floors because added moisture will seep into the floor and damage the glue. Meaning, you’ll end up with lose floor boards.

Majority of other floors are less high maintenance and can use almost any cleaning solution.

How often should I clean my bathroom?

Ideally you should clean your bathroom once a week.

Giving it a good scrub down at least that often will keep the germs and bacteria at bay. Some people that have larger families may clean the bathroom more often while others with smaller families may go a week and a half between cleanings.

Though those are typical tips for cleaning your bathroom, I actually try to clean my bathroom almost daily. In this post I share my 2 Hour Daily Cleaning Schedule. I spend two hours daily cleaning my entire house from beginning to end.

Where do you dump dirty mop water?

The best place to dump your dirty mop water is down the toilet. A shower drain is also an acceptable place but the toilet is the least likely to clog and since the bathtub is likely used daily to bathe your children it is not the best choice.

Dumping dirty water in a toilet is usually not a big deal because toilets are meant for flushing down some of the nastiest things.

The Best Mop for Large Areas Ultimate Guide (Top 7)

It’s true, cleaning a large area is a complete different ball game especially when it comes to mopping!

Mopping a big house or zone requires only the top tools to help you achieve a great looking floor without breaking your back. In this post, we uncover the best mops for large areas.

best mop for large areas

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What’s the best tool for mopping a large area?

In order to really clean up a large area you need a mop that can do it all. Look for a mop that is powerful, preferably cordless (so that you can take it anywhere), and is low maintenance. Most importantly, you want a mop that can efficiently clean all types of floors.

Most homes have multiple floors so you want to buy something that is tough on stains but gentle on fragile floors. (By the way, don’t forget to checkout my FAQ section at the bottom)

✅ In case you’re wondering, the Bissell CrossWave Cordless Max is that mop! See it on Amazon here.

 

Bissell CrossWave Cordless Max All in One Wet-Dry Vacuum Cleaner and Mop (2554A)

This powered mop is top of the line and can clean most floor types (tile, sealed wood floors, rugs, laminate, linoleum, rubber floor mats, pressed wood floors, and even area rugs).

As you can see it’s very slick and comes in Black with this beautiful Pearl White strip and Electric Blue Accents.

This would be the best all around mop because it can do it all.

Its an all in one Wet-Dry Vacuum Cleaner and Mop for Hard Floors. It is cordless with a 30 minute battery life and best of all its SELF WASHING.

The Bissell 2554A is one smart floor cleaner (it’s even wifi compatible).

When choosing a mop for a big space, you want something that will quickly and effortlessly clean, is powerful enough to use continuously and won’t require an entire crew to bring in.

This mop is compact, has great battery life plus comes with a docking station that also starts its self cleaning cycle.

Bissell CrossWave Cordless Max (2554A)

FLOORS

TILE, SEALED WOOD FLOORS, RUGS, LAMINATE, LINOLEUM, RUBBER FLOOR MATS, PRESSED WOOD FLOORS, AND MORE.

WEIGHT

11.5LBS

BATTERY

30 MINUTES RUN TIME

FEATURES

CORDLESS, WIFI COMPATIBLE,

ATTACHMENTS

1 LITHIUM ION BATTERY INCLUDED, CHARGING + SELF WASHING DOCK STATION

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

In case the Crosswave doesn’t fit your particular needs, I’ve researched other options which you can see below.

Top Mops for Large Areas

  1. Best Overall: Bissell 2554A CrossWave 
  2. Best Budget: Bissell Steam Mop 1806 
  3. Best Hardwood Floors: Bissell Spinwave 
  4. Alternate Hardwood: Professional Microfiber Mop 
  5. Best for Tile: Bissell PowerSteamer Heavy Duty 3 in 1
  6. Best Robot: iRobot Braava Jet M6
  7. Alternate Best Robot: ILIFE V5s Pro, 2-in-1 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner and Mopping 

Compare all on Amazon here or read below for individual details.

Best Budget

The Bissell Steam Mop 1806 has a lot of great features and usually comes in under $100 (check current price) which makes this the best budget friendly mop.

This steamer is suitable for sealed hardwood, ceramic, linoleum, tile, granite, and marble floors. Although it is not cordless, the power cord comes in at a great length (25ft) which is perfect for a big spaces.

What I like about this model is that it comes with a detachable SpotBoost Brush to really help scrub off tough/sticky messes.

To keep your floors safe, you can choose between high or low steam settings based on your cleaning needed. The warm up time is 30 seconds so you can get going almost as soon as you fill the water tank.

INSIDER TIP: Steam Mops have the ability to sanitize and eliminate 99.9% of germs and bacteria without the use of chemicals

 

Another unique feature about the Bissell 1806 is that it comes with a Scent Boost tray. This allows you to insert one of their Spring Breeze Fragrance Disc into tray for added fragrance while you steam clean.

Bissell Steam Mop 1806, Sapphire Powerfresh Deluxe

FLOORS

SEALED HARDWOOD, CERAMIC, LINOLEUM, TILE, GRANITE, AND MARBLE FLOORS.

WEIGHT/SIZE

6.2LBS / 12IN CLEANING PAD

BATTERY

POWERCORD 25FT

FEATURES

WARM UP IN 30SEC, MULTIPLE STEAM SETTINGS, SCENT BOOST TRAY, MACHINE WASHABLE PADS, 16OZ TANK

ATTACHMENTS

DETACHABLE SPOTBOOST BRUSH

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Best for Hardwood Floors

Best for Hardwood floors will have to go to the Bissell Spinwave Powered Hardwood Floor Mop and Cleaner.

This multi-floor cleaner is good for tile, sealed wood floors, laminate, linoleum, and vinyl. However, because of the On-Demand Spray option it allows to control water levels.

So you can keep your wood floors SAFE while giving them a good clean.

You can switch between either the scrubby or microfiber pads (both machine washable).

The Bissell Spinwave is priced well (check here) and can be used throughout your home if you have more than one type of floor!

But Remember: Not all hardwood is created equal.

If you are unsure what kind of hardwood you have and don’t want to risk damaging it then I recommend getting a standard microfiber mop.

This 18″ Professional Microfiber Mop is perfect for wet and dust mopping hardwood along with laminate, concrete, tile, stone, and vinyl.

Not is the pad nice and big (18’’) it has an adjustable handle to allow you to cover more floor faster.

I normally would not recommend mopping a large area with these kinds of mops because it can take forever. But you can never be too safe when it comes to hardwood.

BISSELL SPINWAVE POWERED HARDWOOD FLOOR MOP AND CLEANER

18" PROFESSIONAL MICROFIBER MOP

FLOORS

TILE, SEALED WOOD FLOORS, LAMINATE, LINOLEUM, VINYL

HARDWOOD, LAMINATE, TILE, STONE, VINYL, AND CONCRETE FLOORS

WEIGHT/SIZE

9.5LBS

4.6lbs / 42-70IN HANDLE

BATTERY

POWER CORD 22FT

N/A

FEATURES

SWIVEL STEERING, ON DEMAND SPRAY, MACHINE WASHABLE PADS

MULTIPLE PADS FOR DRY OR WET MOP, SAFE ON FLOORS

ATTACHMENTS

HARD FLOOR MOP, CLEANING FORMULA, REUSABLE SCRUBBY AND SOFT-TOUCH MICROFIBER PADS

2 MICROFIBER WET MOP PADS, MICROFIBER DUST MOP PAD, 6’ ADJUSTABLE STAINLESS STEEL MOP HANDLE, HEAVY DUTY ALUMINUM MOP FRAME

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Best for Tile

The Bissell PowerSteamer Heavy Duty 3-in-1 Steam Mop 2685A is not only best for tile but came in to a close second for best overall.

Just like the Bissell 2554A, this one is a great all in one multi-purpose mop.

✅ Unlike all of the other options the Bissell PowerSteamer comes with a Handheld Steamer and 25 other great accessories! Check them all out here.

 

This steam mop can be used for indoor AND outdoor cleaning. But the reason this one for tile is because of the handheld steamer and attachments.

One of the accessories is an Extension Wand which really allows you to get into the nooks and crannies of tile. The steam coming from the wand can eliminate that nasty grout that build in between each tile.

Although this PowerSteamer has so many tools and functions, the Crosswave wins my overall because 1. its cordless and 2. it vacuums. Those two options make it better for inside the home.

If you have a lot of tile in your home and can take advantage of all the AMAZING things the Bissell PowerSteamer offers then I would definitely get this mop.

Bissell PowerSteamer Heavy Duty 3-in-1 Steam Mop (2685A)

FLOORS

SEALED FLOORS, VARIETY OF INDOOR AND OUTDOOR SURFACES

WEIGHT

6.1LBS 

BATTERY

POWERCORD 25FT

FEATURES

MULTIPLE STEAM MODES, ON-DEMAND TRIGGER FOR INTENSITY CONTROL, HEATS UP TO OVER 200 DEGREES IN 30 SECONDS, 13.5OZ TANK

ATTACHMENTS

HANDHELD STEAMER, UPRIGHT AND EXTENDABLE WAND STEAMER, 25 ADDITIONAL ACCESSORIES INCLUDING A STORAGE WALL MOUNT

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Best Mop Robot

As far as robot mops go, the iRobot Braava Jet M6 is the way to go.

It’s unlike any other robot mop on the market because of its super smart technology.

Not only does the Braava M6 work with Alexa or Google Voice Assistant but it uses Smart Mapping to learn your home and its rooms.

The Imprint Smart Mapping technology allows you to control the rooms you want the Braava to clean and stay out of. 

INSIDER TIP: If you already own another iRobot like the Roomba you can link them to work together. Once the Roomba is done it will signal to the Braava to begin its cycle!

 

It has an great run time of 150 minutes but if for whatever reason the battery may be running low, the Braava will return to its charging station and then return to where it left off when its charged again.

The Braava also comes with a dry sweep feature which will be auto detected based on the pads you use. This is really to be intended to be used for light dusting.

Because it is just a cleaning pad it won’t actually pick up anything from the floor.

iRobot Braava Jet M6 Ultimate Robot Mop (6110) 

FLOORS

 FINISHED HARD FLOORS INCLUDING HARDWOOD, TILE AND STONE

WEIGHT

4.85LBS

BATTERY

SELF CHARGING, 150 MINS RUN TIME

FEATURES

IMPRINT SMART MAPPING ENABLES BRAAVA TO LEARN, MAP AND ADAPT TO YOUR HOME, CHOOSE ROOMS TO CLEAN AND STAY AWAY (AND WHEN), ALEXA OR GOOGLE VOICE ASSISTANT, WET MOP OR DRY SWEEP (AUTO DETECTED)

ATTACHMENTS

CHARGING DOCK, DOCK TRAY, 2 SINGLE USE WET MOPPING PAD, 2 SINGLE USE DRY SWEEPING PAD, 4OZ CLEANING SOLUTION SAMPLE BOTTLE (MACHINE WASHABLE PADS SOLD SEPERATELY)

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

If you want something that can do both then it’s worth checking out the ILIFE V5s Pro.

Unlike the Braava, the ILIFE has suction and canister to vacuum up before mopping. But since this is a post about mops, the Braava wins by a landslide.

The ILIFE is still a great device and at a really good price so its worth checking out (product page).

FAQ:

How do you mop a large area?

Your first step to mopping any size floor is to clear the surface first. This can be done by either sweeping, vacuuming or dust dry mopping.

I personally use the O-Cedar Dual-Action Microfiber Flip Mop. I love that it has both options for dry and wet mopping. The sweeper side picks up dust, crumbs AND hair (bonus for me)!

It’s so fast and you can do this daily. The microfiber pad is machine washable so you can use it multiple times.

Once you have cleared the floor of the dust/crumbs you can begin mopping the floors. Always keep in mind that moisture is the enemy. If you over wet your floors it will cause them to be sticky and nasty. If you have hardwood it will severely damage your floors so be careful.

You want to have a plan when it comes to mopping. Where will you start and where will you end? You want to make sure that wherever you end does not make you walk back onto your clean floor.

Preferably, you want to start in the back of the zone you’re working in and mop as you exit the space.

Start at the corner furthest from the exit and work back and forth until you’re out.

What mop do professionals use?

Most professionals use a standard string mop with a bucket. Another option for professional use are large dust mops.

It really depends on how large the space is and the industry.

Is it better to vacuum or mop first??

Like I mentioned above, you want to vacuum before you mop.

Mopping first will only result it you spreading dirt and dust around your home. This will actually just make your floors dirtier and can even make mud lines across your floor.

See my checklist on how I clean my house everyday for more cleaning inspiration; hint it takes me 2 hours or less!

The Best Way to Clean Floors without a Mop

Have you ever just finished mopping and thought “Why are my floors still dirty?”

It’s happened to me tons of times and left me wanting to ditch my standard string mop. I did some research and found the best way to clean my floors without a mop.

How to Clean your Floors without a Mop

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What can I use instead of a mop?

One of the worst feelings ever is looking at your freshly washed floors and see that they still look dirty. So what are your alternatives to standard mopping?

The best way to clean your floors without a mop is to do it by hand. This can be as easy as grabbing a sponge and bucket of water with a little solution and scrubbing the floors by hand. An easier way to do this is to use a microfiber cloth and use your broom to scrub your floor. However, if you still want to use a floor cleaning tool just not a standard mop then lets uncover some of your options.

Cleaning floors by hand

Like I mentioned above, the simplest way to wash your floors is by getting on your hands and knees and manually scrubbing it.

You’ll need a bucket, microfiber cloth (or sponge) and some sort of cleaning solution. Regardless of what you use (dish soap or floor cleaner) make sure to use a small amount. Using too much can result in build up on your floors ultimately making it sticky.

If you don’t want to get on your hands and knees, you can use your broom with a microfiber cloth around it and clean like you normally would with a mop.

Your last option is to use your feet. This is best for spot cleaning messes. You can spray some diluted solution directly onto the mess and then with your cloth over it use your foot to scrub out the stain.

Best Mop Alternatives

If you are trying to find the top tool to use to clean your floor without having to use a standard string mop (you know, the kinds that janitors use) then you have many options.

Mopping is my least favorite thing to do when it comes to cleaning which is why I like to use something that will get my floors super clean with as little effort as possible. With that said, your two best alternatives are either getting a steam mop or a robot mop.

Below you can read more on how those two floor cleaning tools work.

Steam Mop

A steam mop is your best bet for getting a clean floor without breaking your back. Steam mops allow you to quickly sanitize your floors without the need for chemicals.

Steam mops are multi use meaning you can clean large areas, bathrooms floors and even appliances and furniture. (Some steam mops even have attachments to steam your clothes!)

How do Steam Mops work?

So now, you may be wondering how these floor cleaning machines work.

Steam mops are an easy way to clean and sanitize floors – no chemicals needed! Heat is known to kill bacteria on contact and that’s exactly how these work.

If you choose to use chemicals you can simply spray the surface and then go over it with the steam mop. It takes roughly 10-15 SECONDS to kill bacteria with steam.

Most steam mop pads are microfiber which is know to penetrate deeper into the surface than a conventional mop.

The pads are machine washable so long term you’ll be saving money on cleaning products, switching out mops or single use pads (like Swiffers use).

Robot Mop

In my opinion this is the best thing to mop floors with if you absolutely hate mopping (which I do).

Robot Mops have changeable pads so they have different cleaning settings. You can usually choose between dry, damp or wet mopping.

I love Robot Mops because they literally do all the work. All you have to do is fill the tank, place it at the starting point and let it do its thing.

These robots are so smart; they know how to go through the entire area and will even stop automatically when the job is done.

This is a great set it and forget way of mopping.


Best Way to Mop Floors

Regardless of which way you decide to clean your floors you should still follow a technique to ensure super clean floors.

The best way to mop your floors is start with a vacuumed or swept surface. This is critical; you do not want to just slide dirt around while “mopping” your floors.

Secondly, you want to have the right cleaning tool for your floor and solution.

If you feel like your floor is sticky after mopping, you are probably using too much solution.

Now when you’re ready to mop always start at the back of that area and work your way out. You don’t want to corner yourself and then have to walk on your freshly cleaned floors.

And if you are using a conventional mop or something that requires a bucket, keep is behind the area you are working on. This makes sure you don’t drip nasty mop water on your clean floors.

Work in a side to side motion; kind of making an “S” while you mop and make sure to dump/change the water frequently.

If you’re looking for a guide to help you clean your house fast, read my post on how I clean my house in two hours per day.

How to Keep your Floors Clean

Here are some suggestions for keeping your floors clean longer. Depending on your home, you only need to mop once a week. But if you’re like me and have kids, you may have to do it more frequently.

  • Consider having a no shoe home to keep dirt out of your house
  • Have floors mats at entrances so that you can clean off feet before entering
  • Check your floor manufacturer and use the right tools and solutions
  • Use a microfiber dry mop to regularly pick up dirt off your floor easily and FAST
  • Use a Robot Vacuum/Mop to clean for you while you sleep or are out of the house

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Clean your House in One Day Checklist

Are you just getting started with creating a cleaning schedule or maybe fell off schedule a bit? Regardless of your situation, a house cleaning checklist can really help.

So here is a checklist of some cleaning tasks by room that you can do to clean your house in one day.

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Daily House Cleaning Checklist

Do you feel like you spend all day cleaning and don’t have enough time for the things that you want to do? I felt the same!

If you want to clean your house in one day, it’s important to follow a cleaning checklist. You may want to start by creating a full list of all the things that need to get done in your home. Once you have that list ready, you can begin by choosing a start and end point working through that blueprint until you finish.

Power through for about an hour or two with little interruptions and you’ll be surprised how much you can done!

For a bit of inspiration, below is my personal checklist.

How I Clean my House in One Day

A few notes before getting started: I use this checklist as my daily guide and make changes as I see fit. For example, if something doesn’t require to be cleaned because it was just done yesterday then I will skip it.

Making alterations of any schedule is 100% okay. You don’t have to follow it completely.

Secondly, it’s important to know that within each zone you are in that you start at the highest point of that room.

It’s the worst thing ever to be cleaning the counters and throw crumbs on a floor you just swept! To avoid these kind of mistakes that add twice the cleaning time, LOOK UP.  Literally.

Scope the space. These notes can be made when you create your own checklist.

Lastly, my starting point is my dining area and end point is the kitchen.

Yes, I know they are right next to each other and it may be tempting to get both done. BUT trust me, you will find things in other rooms that will end up back in the kitchen.

To avoid double work I just save the kitchen until the end.

Also, I start at the dining area because I begin my “Power Hour” of cleaning right after breakfast. My kids are in a good mood after they are fed and are willing to stay still without my constant attention for a longer amount of time right in the morning.

So without further ado, this is how I clean my house in 2 hours per day.

Dining Area

  • Put dining room in order by putting dishes in the sink and wiping down the table and chairs
  • Put Leftover breakfast away
  • Rinse any dishes (pots/pans) used during breakfast
  • Prepare the dishwasher to be used throughout the day

Living Room

  • Put Living Room in order (toys away, fluff pillows, etc)
  • Dust with a microfiber towel (coffee table, side tables, desks and office chairs, lamps, fans, etc)
  • Clean TV Screen
  • Brush Upholstery if needed and sweep under cushions
  • Open Windows and blinds to freshen up the room
  • Sweep/Vacuum
  • Mop

Master Bedroom + Kids Bedroom

  • Make Bed and fold blankets if not done already
  • Open Blinds/Windows
  • Dust (fans, tables, lamps, closet doors, bed frames etc)
  • Pick up anything on floors (usually clothes/shoes, toys, etc)
  • Take out any trash, dishes or move stuff that belong in a different room
  • Vacuum

There’s no doubt that my kids make some of the worse messes – the best way I have learned to deal with this is investing in a great vacuum.

Bathrooms

  • Dust
  • Pick up counter mess if any
  • Spray Fixtures, Tub, Sink and Toilet Bowl
  • Clean Tub (on dirty days I will scrub a little if not just rinse with hot water)
  • Clean Sink and counter
  • Wipe down mirrors
  • Scrub Toilet bowl
  • Clean outside of toilet (also try to get the floor and baseboard directly behind the toilet)
  • Switch out Towels
  • Clean Area Rug (either put to wash or give a quick shake)
  • Sweep
  • Mop
  • Take trash on the way out

Mopping bathroom floors can be tricky. You want to be able to in and around everything but then not spread any of those germs to the rest of your house.

This is where having a mop that works for your bathroom is important.

Kitchen

  • Wipe the top of the fridge
  • Wipe surfaces (counters, stove top, etc)
  • Put away clean dishes that were washed the night before
  • Wash dishes/load dishwasher
  • Clean Range
  • Clean Sink
  • Swap dirty towels
  • Sweep
  • Mop
  • Throw out all trash

Mopping a kitchen (especially a large one) is a tough job but can be easier if you know exactly what you need. Read this post to check your options for mopping a large area.

Floors

As you might have noticed, at the end of cleaning every zone I clean my floors.

It’s extremely important to continuously manage your floors because they get so much use out of them. There is no way around it.

The best way to clean your floors is by having the right tools for your floor. Not all floors can be cleaned the same way. To find out how you can properly care for your floors check with your flooring manufacturer.

If you are not into using a conventional mop and want to learn more about your options, I wrote this post on how to clean your floors without a mop.

Tips for Cleaning your House Fast and Easy

I know that this list sounds impossible to accomplish in an hour or even a couple! Maybe in the first day it will be.

But the fastest way to clean your house is by maintaining it not deep cleaning daily.

If you stick at it and commit to cleaning a little bit of everything everyday, eventually your cleaning time will be cut down.

When I first started cleaning it would take me ALL DAY to clean.

To help you out, I’ve answered below some of the most frequently asked questions about cleaning your house.

What is the fastest way to clean a house?

Cleaning a house fast always starts with a plan. In order to be efficient not only with your cleaning but your time you need to know what is ahead of you.

Plan out what needs to get done in a single day. From there blueprint your home so that you quickly go room by room getting everything that is needed done.

If you have absolutely no idea where to start, I have written a post that should help you get started.

How many hours per day should you clean your house?

While all this can depend on how large your home is, how many people live in it and other factors, on average I would say 1-2 hours per day.

I can’t stress enough that constantly up keeping a home will save you so much time in the long run.

For example, I used to take 30 minutes per day each night washing my dishes. Now it takes me seconds just to rinse a dish and pop it in the dishwasher. With my dishwasher emptied in the morning, I am easily able to simply put dishes in throughout the day.

At the end of the day, all I have to do is turn it on.

So if you want to save time and clean faster just wash the dish as soon as it becomes dirty. 😉

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