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Ship Shape! Steps Towards Maintaining a Clean and Tidy Home

Ship Shape! Steps Towards Maintaining a Clean and Tidy Home

Families create a mess. We all know that. Whether it’s dirty laundry, piles of used saucepans, utensils and dishes or sudsy water left on the bathroom floor. No matter what, family life will always come hand in hand with increased chores and more tasks to check off the cleaning rota. However, when you neglect your property for a little too long, things can get out of hand, and your home can quickly transform into a breeding ground for chaos. While your home is unlikely to be in a show home state at all times, it is important that you keep it as clean and tidy as possible. This is not merely for the sake of how your home looks. It is also essential for maintaining a clean atmosphere in which to nurture a healthy, strong family unit. So, where should you start? Here are a few ideas to get you going.

Get Rid of Junk

We are all guilty of buying things every now and then that we end up discarding after a few uses or a couple of months. Chances are that every birthday or celebration of another special occasion will also see you receive at least one gift that you won’t really make any use of. This may pass unnoticed, but over time you will find that you have a whole host of unused items unnecessarily taking up space within your property. So, before you start scrubbing your home from top to bottom, it’s time to have a little clear out. You may have to be ruthless in disposing of items, but your space will be clearer for your efforts. So, banish anything that you or your family members have no use for anymore. Yes, you may want to keep a couple of things here and there for sentimental value, but you needn’t keep absolutely everything. Donate good quality items that you’re planning on disposing of to local causes or charities. This will ensure that they go to good use while reducing the amount of waste that you send to the landfill.

Free Up Space

You are bound to come across some items that you don’t currently use but may well have a use for in the future. Obviously, you don’t want to dispose of these. But you can free up space in your home by storing them in external Storage Facilities. These services offer reliable storage and protection of your goods to give you peace of mind. They also ensure that your home is less cluttered and consequently a more tranquil and peaceful setting.

Once your home is clear of mess and junk, you will have a much easier time maintaining its cleanliness. Items will all have a designated place and you can clean them and your services more effectively. There will be fewer items lay about in random places collecting dust and potentially exposing your family to allergens or bacteria. So, it’s time to get clearing your home! Follow these steps and you’ll be well on your way to a presentable, healthy family living space.

About the Author

Da Vinci, Editor in Chief of Your Life After 25, has carved out her own position as a “Realistic Optimist,” and modern day Renaissance woman. Your Life After 25 is the women’s magazine for all women, but we put a spin on things and also make sure to embrace life for ladies over 25. Whether you’re 25, 30, 35, 40, 50 or older we have something for you! Your Life After 25 “Believe It Or Not, It Does Go On”

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