Does anybody really like housework? Not many people enjoy getting stuck in and cleaning out the home when they could be spending their time doing other things that are much more fun and much more relaxing. The thing is, if you have somewhere to live then you need to be able to keep it as clean as possible so that you can actually enjoy it. How much work you do in your home is different for everybody, but if there are ways that you can make it easier to do wouldn’t you do that?
The good news is that there are so many modern technologies now that allow you to keep up with your housework and make it easier to do. From using a Roomba which is a robot vacuum, to using a window cleaning robot so that you don’t have to clean the windows ever again, you can ensure that you keep up with your housework and some of the best ways. Below, we’ve got four great ways to make your housework easier for you.
- Lean into a routine. This is actually a big way to ensure that housework is easy for you. If you ensure that you can get a routine in place for doing your laundry, cleaning your floors, and even in the windows, it won’t feel like such a chore. The reason that most people hate housework is that it does feel like it’s taking up all of your spare time. Of course, the world we live in right now with 40-hour working weeks, housework to do, and children to raise was not designed for one person. We have however created ourselves a world where we are all expected to do everything. So you need to make it as easy as possible and leaning into a routine helps you with that.
- Do little and do often. Why would you saddle yourself with an entire room to clean, when you could just focus on one element of one room at a time? If you haven’t done any housework for a little while and you have a family, the chances are that the job will be quite big and it will feel too much to tackle at once. If you do a little bit of housework and you do it often, your house will be clean and it’ll be easier to keep on top of.
- Don’t do it alone. Make a list of chores that need to be done in the house and sign those chores to everybody in the house. Even the toddlers can pick up the toys and help you to put clothes into the wash basket. If you have teenagers, they need to be able to do chores to earn their free to free time. This way, you are not paying them for doing chores in the house with money – because otherwise, it becomes a very big expectation. Instead, you pay them with free time with their friends, or the freedom to be able to do what they please. Don’t clean the house by yourself if you live with other people.
- Organize your cleaning supplies. Gather together all of your cleaning supplies and make sure that you have a clean caddy in each room of the house. I only need to have a cloth, a duster, and a bottle of spray.