8 Good Habits of People with Homes that Are Almost Always Clean

Written by Grace & Silas

Maintaining an effortlessly clean home has always been a big task; not many have been able to master it over the years.

However, there are some habits of people who always manage to keep their homes clean and guest-ready (that you should definitely adopt)! So go ahead, check them out!

They start the day off by making their bed.

Making your bed first thing in the morning may seem like a simple task, but it makes you feel productive for the day and helps the rest of the day be set for success because of this.

They have a routine for everything.

From laundry to doing the dishes, they have a plan and routine for everything they do. There is a time for everything and their cleaning schedule helps dictate what needs to be done.

A mess-free home needs everything to be done according to a time table.

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They don’t enter the new day with old problems.

Before going to bed, they thoroughly scan the whole house and make sure that everything is in the right place. The pillows on the couch are set, curtains are closed, sheets are folded, dishwasher unloaded, and clothes taken out of the laundry, folded, and put in wardrobes.

This way when they wake up the next day, everything is taken care of and there’s no need to fix yesterday’s messes.

They don’t own “The Chair.”

Almost all of us are well aware of ‘The Chair’ and its problems. And clean and tidy people don’t turn any of their chairs into a place where they pile up clothes or odds and ends.

They always make sure that there is no clutter; everything has a place.

They delegate…

Cleaning the house is not a one-man job. And people with a clean house always make sure that everyone in the house has a job to do in the cleaning process.

They have the right cleaning equipment and supplies.

A major part of making sure that the house is always mess-free is to have all the right supplies.

Make a list of all the cleaning utensils, appliances, and solutions you’ll need. You can also get a caddy to keep all your cleaning solutions easy to grab.

They follow strict rules about shoes.

They normally keep a shoe rack by the door so that dirt and anything else doesn’t get tracked inside. They also put mats in front of any place that might bring messes into the home.

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Cleaning is more than just a chore to them.

They try to find ways to make the cleaning process fun and interesting. I know this might seem a bit silly, but you can put on some upbeat music to keep your pace going while you clean.

These are some habits that will let you make your home look like the perfect house to anyone at almost any time of the day. So try adopting them and see how your home looks and feels in just a few days!


Meet Silas & Grace

Silas and Grace always had a passion for travel. So in 2016, they started Chasing Foxes as an independent income source. 4 months after launch, they were making enough money from their blog to travel full-time, and in the past 5 years, they’ve been able to encourage others in their blogging journeys too. Learn more about Silas & Grace.

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