Tired of having an untidy house? While housework can be very tedious, your home is your castle and worth keeping clean and fresh at all times!
Regularly spring-cleaning your home is not only essential for your health, but also a great way to clear your mind – especially if you’re currently stuck indoors during the government advised coronavirus lockdown.
Our homes can harbour all sorts of bacteria, some of which can be harmful if it starts to build up. Cleaning areas such as our bathrooms and kitchens regularly is essential for stopping the spread of germs.
If you have allergies or suffer from asthma, frequently cleaning your home will make all the difference. This is particularly true if your house or flat is carpeted or you have lots of soft furnishings where dust can easily settle.
Dirty homes are havens for bugs such as ants and moths, as well as larger pests like rodents. Keeping your house consistently clean and tidy will massively reduce the risk of getting an infestation.
The big question when it comes to household cleaning is how often it should be done. Again, this will narrow down to a variety of factors, from how many people live in your home or whether you have any pets to how much time you spend in your house day to day.In general, though, the more often you clean your home, the easier it’ll be as you’ll be able to stay on top of the dirt and extra clutter. If you’re unsure which tasks you should be doing every day, every week or every month, here’s a rough guide3:
If you’re stuck indoors 24/7 due to the coronavirus lockdown, staying on top of house work will be even more important. You might want to complete some of your weekly cleaning tasks every few days instead, especially things like mopping floors or vacuuming.After some products made from natural fibres and chemical-free ingredients to help keep your house neat and tidy? Check out our complete household cleaning range.
Last updated: 27 April 2020