Mar. 15, 2016

How to Make Cleaning More Pleasant

If you hate cleaning and the thought of your household chores kills you, we gladly will share with you some tips which will help you to make cleaning more pleasant.

First, think about the possibility of calling a house cleaning service.When you have absolutely no desire or time for cleaning, you can always trust them. Their major task is to make your home perfectly clean. This will make you feel comfortable there and this will give you the opportunity to perform more pleasant activities or just to relax. With their help, you will stop worrying about the cleanliness of your place.

Still, if you have decided to manage on your own, read our ideas how to make cleaning more bearable.

One of the main problems with cleaning is that it feels like a never-ending process. As soon as we finish with something, we remember five more things that need cleaning. As we tend to focus on all the things we haven’t done instead of what we have done, we rarely feel like the job is finished or rewarding. Of course, there is a strategy to avoid this unpleasant feeling. Set a timer. You can use a kitchen timer, a stop watch, or make an upbeat music playlist and clean until it’s over. This strategy will keep you on task and force you to clean for a consistent amount of time.

It is very useful to break up the cleaning into smaller jobs. We are aware how discouraging sounds “I should clean the living room”. Instead, tell yourself  “Clear off coffee table, wipe down coffee table, dust bookshelf and so on. This helps you to concentrate on small things and thus you will feel much more motivated and productive.

Finally, reward yourself.  If cleaning is an unpleasant task for, after finishing it, reward yourself with a relaxing bath and a glass of wine.