With 2 active kids, one large husband, a crazy beagle puppy, and my absent-minded self in one small home, it’s accurate to say that it’s challenging to keep our house clean! I’ve found that the trick is to keep it simple and stick to routines. So I made some easy-to-follow printable cleaning charts to help stay focused.
Personally, I’d much rather clean for shorter amounts of time more frequently, but it feels overwhelming to decided what to prioritize when you only have 15 mins. So I keep a chart on the fridge that lets me check off small tasks as I complete them.
But everyone’s cleaning style is different depending on so many individual factors. So choose the checklist that feels doable to you or create your own!
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This one is easy and doesn’t require any organizational skills or commitment to long cleaning sessions. Just pick one task every day or two and get it done. The only exception is that housekeeping items should be done every day. By tackling one task at a time it doesn’t feel so overwhelming!
This option is great for those of us who like routine or who like to get the cleaning done in one intensive session! This one would be good to laminate and then mark the date when each task is done. Add any tasks that are needed in your household on the free lines.
Here’s a blank template so that you can create your own plan! Give one to each family member so that everyone has their own tasks to do! Or write specific tasks for every day of the week. Whatever works best for you!
So you are ready to tackle your cleaning routine, but where to start!! I’ve got some tips for you on how to clean your home with natural and non-toxic cleaners. You probably have some of the ingredients in your pantry already! Check out How To Clean Your Home Naturally!
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