The more frequently you clean, the nicer your home will look on a more regular basis. Everyone knows that, sure, but actually making the time to clean every day is much easier said than done. You need a strategy that will enable you to clean while you go about your life. To do that successfully, try keeping some cleaning supplies in every room.
Why it helps to keep some cleaning supplies in every room
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If you can grab a towel and dust while you walk by a shelf, you’ll be more likely to clean as you go than if you have to go digging for one in the closet downstairs. You might already have some sprays and wipes in your bathroom or kitchen, but you’re more likely to dust the TV on a whim if there’s a soft cloth nearby. Of course you don’t have to keep everything in every room, but one or two supplies for everyday cleaning can help.
This strategy helps remove the temptation to get distracted. If you see something that needs cleaning, but the supplies you need are across the house, you might promise to “do it later” and promptly forget. But if what you need is right there in the room with you, you can knock it out in a few seconds and move on.
Keep these cleaning supplies on hand and in bulk
Keep these basics, which you can buy in bulk, dispersed throughout your home: