If there's one thing I'm best known for among family and friends, it's that I hate cleaning and I'm terrible at it. I get easily overwhelmed by messes and don't know where to start. Housekeeping is also not fun for me, though I love having a clean house and feel much more at peace when my home is organized.
When my son was a few months old and my husband and I felt like we were drowning, we took the plunge and hired a monthly housekeeper. Over the years, I've watched in awe as they turn my home from chaos to spotless tranquility in a matter of hours. It changed my life and I would recommend hiring professional help to anyone who can afford it. During times when I haven't had a full-time job and our family has had to cut out a few of our luxuries, like a housekeeper, I'm responsible for a big majority of the deep cleaning. I've picked up a few of the tricks that they use to increase efficiency and decrease the feelings of overwhelm that creep in when a home becomes messy.
Here are my housekeeping tips that I've learned from professional house deep cleaning services (who you should absolutely hire if it's feasible for your budget):
10 House Cleaning Hacks
If I'm only doing steps one through eight, I can clean approximately two bedrooms and a bathroom in an hour plus starting and alternating two loads of laundry.
What is the quickest and easier way you've discovered to keep your home clean?