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5 Ways to Clean Faster and More Efficiently


Are you tired of feeling like you’re constantly cleaning and never getting ahead? If so, you’re not alone. There is no denying the fact that a clean home is more inviting and welcoming, and relaxes you and makes you feel more comfortable. Moreover, a clean home is also healthier, as it can help to reduce the spread of germs and bacteria.

Sounds promising, right? Well, there is hope.

Here are five tips to help you clean faster and more efficiently:

1. Gather Your Supplies

Before you start your house cleaning, make sure you have all the supplies you need on hand. Doing so saves you time and annoyance in the long run. These include but are not limited to:

  • All-Purpose Cleaner: For a variety of surfaces, from countertops to floors.
  • Glass Cleaner: For streak-free windows and mirrors.
  • Bathroom Cleaner: For cleaning toilets, showers, and sinks.
  • Disinfectant Wipes: For wiping down surfaces and killing germs.
  • Duster: For reaching those hard-to-reach places and dust off ceiling fans.
  • Vacuum Cleaner: For thorough cleaning carpets and upholstery.
  • Mop: For cleaning hard floors.
  • Bucket: For holding cleaning supplies and/or storing dirty water.
  • Sponges: For scrubbing surfaces.
  • Paper Towels: For wiping up spills.
  • Trash Bags: For disposing of trash and/or cleaning up large messes.

If you don’t want to buy all of these (and likely more), you may want to consider professional house cleaning services!

2. Make a Cleaning Schedule

One of the best ways to make cleaning more efficient is to create a cleaning schedule. Take inventory of the cleaning tasks that need to be completed on a regular basis. This might include sweeping and mopping floors, dusting surfaces, cleaning bathrooms, and taking out the trash. 

By breaking down your house cleaning tasks into manageable chunks and setting aside specific days or times for each task, you can make cleaning less of a chore.

3. Get Everyone Involved

Cleaning is a collaborative effort. If you live with others, getting everyone involved in the cleaning process can be a life-saver. If you have a family or roommates, delegate tasks so that everyone is helping out. This way, the cleaning will get done more quickly and everyone will be more invested in keeping the space clean.

4. Don’t Delay

Get into the habit of cleaning at once before the situation gets worse. The longer you wait, the harder the cleaning task becomes. For instance, instead of waiting until your sink is full of dirty dishes to wash them, do them regularly as part of your cleaning schedule. This way, you can avoid having to do a big cleaning job all at once.

The Takeaway

House cleaning can be a time-consuming and daunting task, but there are ways to make it more efficient. By following a few simple tips, you can clean your home faster and more effectively.

If you don’t have the time and effort to do all the cleaning yourself, don’t fret. We at InsideOut Cleaning are always here to help. Let our deep cleaners get the job done promptly and professionally. Book us today to experience a neat and tidy home!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I cancel any time?

There are never contracts or obligations when working with InsideOut Cleaning. You can cancel an appointment at any time. The only thing we ask is if you have to reschedule for any reason, let us know at least 48 hours in advance. There is a $60 cancellation fee for cancellations that occur 48 hours before the arrival time of the appointment.

What happens if I’m not happy with my cleaning?
If something is not done to your expectations, please let us know. We’ll send a team out to make it right (within a 7 day window). If and only after our re-clean is completed – you’re still not happy with our service, we offer a full refund.
How long will it take to clean my house?
The time needed for a home cleaning can vary based on many factors. These include the condition and size of the home, extras, and which team we send since some cleaners clean faster than others.
How do I book a cleaning service?

You can go to our Book Now page and book directly online or you can give us a call and someone at the office will book it for you.

How many people will arrive to clean my home?

The size of the team we send may vary. Most of our teams are teams of two people. Depending on the size of the job we may send a team as small as one or as large as three depending on the requirements. If you feel you require a team of a certain size, please request that in the comments for the booking or call and let us know. We’ll always do our best to accommodate.

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