Can you spend 31 minutes everyday for 31 days?
Are you ready to shine-up your house?
I’ve made this 31-day Easy Cleaning Schedule that anybody can stick with. (well, hopefully..!)
For cleaning magical methods, you may want to read those of my posts:
My country, Japan is a huge Green Tea country. We use Green Tea for cleaning sometimes. I am sharing awesome hacks in that post.
Get real moms’ tips – Real moms know how to clean a house!
Ookay, are you ready for the challenge?
Idea of these Basic cleaning is…
1) We clean things that are located under the eye-level
2) We clean where our hands can touch
3) We clean where people (or pets) sit, walk through, stand.
Catch two birds with one stone
You are a busy person.
How about listening to something while cleaning.
Listening to a podcast , audiobook , music…..
Enjoy cleaning while cleaning!
Day 1 – Clean toilet, tub, shampoo & soap holders.
Day 2 – Clean sink and mirror
Day 3 – Change shower curtain if it’s old / clean shower head and handle parts
Day 4 – Wash bathroom floor
Day 5- Wash bathroom walls
Day 6 – Clean microwave
Day 7 – Clean oven
Day 8 – Trash old food in a fridge / clean inside of a fridge
Day 9 – Trash old frozen food
Day 10 – Wash trash cans
Day 11 – Wash kitchen sink
Day 12 – Clean kitchen wall
Day 13 – Dust kitchen cabinet
Day 14 – Trash old dried / canned / spices
Day 15 – Dust desks, windows, lamps, bed frames, blinds .
Day 16 – Vacuum bed mattresses – even though you use a bed cover /sheets, the mattress still gets dirty. Especially around head area and upper body area.
Spend good 3~4 mins, each to let is suck hair and dust.
At the same time, vacuum the floor as well.
Might as well, vacuum the frame where mattress are placed on. It can collect dust easy.
Day 17 – Clean walls, bed frames : Note on the wall where your head is close when you lie down, those areas can be dirty because of the hair products.
Day 18 – Wash pillow cases, pillows, blankets, comforters, bedsheets.
Day 19 – Dust windows, furnitures, clean the walls
Day 20 – Sanitize TV, videogame, cable controllers, door knobs
Day 21 – Clean windows and room lights
Day 22 – Vacuum hallways, clean the walls
Day 23 – Dust and clean furnitures (kids can touch everywhere with dirty hands, sometimes you will find unexpected area being sticky / dirty. Pay attention to the areas where they can reach out. That’s where most dirty parts.)
Day 24 – Vacuum the floor + bed frame and mattress
Day 25 – Sanitize door knob, shelves, bed frames, closet doors, everything that kids touch!
Day 26 – Wash pillow cases, pillows, blankets, comforters, bedsheets.
Day – 27 Vacuum inside the car / between seats and doors / leg areas / trunk
Day – 28 Clean windows / mirrors. Finish with putting a new air-freshner
Day 29 – Dust desk, computer, window, furnitures, bookshelvs, printer
Day 30 – Sanitize door knobs, chairs, computer mouse, keyboard, computer screen
Day 31 – Clean vacuum machines, dish washer, dusters, washing machines – let’s appreciate them for helping you cleaning the house! 🙂 Please clean them with love!