Mastering the In-Between: Tips to Keep Your Home Clean Between Professional Cleanings


Apr 16, 2024By Kirsten Boudreaux

Maintaining a clean home is not only aesthetically pleasing but also contributes to a healthier and happier living environment. While our professional cleaning services ensure a thorough and comprehensive clean on a weekly or bi-weekly basis, we understand that life can get messy in between those visits. That's why we're sharing some insider tips and tricks to help you keep your home sparkling in the interim. With a little consistency and effort, you can extend the freshness and cleanliness of your space until our next visit.

Establish Daily Habits: Consistency is key when it comes to keeping your home clean between professional cleanings. Incorporate small daily habits into your routine to tackle messes before they accumulate. Simple tasks like making the bed, wiping down kitchen countertops, and tidying up common areas can make a significant difference in the overall cleanliness of your home.

Divide and Conquer: Break down cleaning tasks into manageable chunks and assign them to different days of the week. This prevents chores from piling up and feeling overwhelming. For example, designate Mondays for vacuuming, Tuesdays for dusting, Wednesdays for bathroom cleaning, and so on. By spreading out the workload, you can maintain a consistently clean home without dedicating hours of your time in one go.

Utilize Smart Storage Solutions: Clutter is the enemy of a clean home. Invest in storage solutions such as baskets, bins, and shelves to keep belongings organized and out of sight. Encourage household members to put items back in their designated places after use to prevent clutter from accumulating. Implementing a "one in, one out" rule can also help prevent overcrowding of belongings.

Stay on Top of High-Traffic Areas: Focus your cleaning efforts on high-traffic areas that accumulate dirt and grime more quickly. Entryways, kitchen surfaces, and bathroom sinks are prime examples. A quick daily wipe-down or sweep can prevent dirt from spreading to other areas of the home and maintain a tidy appearance.

Embrace the Power of Maintenance Cleaning: In addition to your regular cleaning routine, incorporate maintenance cleaning tasks to address specific areas of concern. This might include spot cleaning carpets and upholstery, wiping down light switches and doorknobs, and cleaning out refrigerator shelves. These targeted efforts can prolong the cleanliness of your home between professional cleanings.

Keeping your home clean in between weekly or bi-weekly cleaning services doesn't have to be a daunting task. By implementing these simple yet effective tips into your routine, you can maintain a fresh and inviting living space year-round. Remember, consistency is key, and a little effort each day goes a long way towards achieving a cleaner, happier home. And when it's time for your next professional cleaning, we'll be here to take care of the rest.