Is It Time To Get Your Home In Order? Fast Ways To Do It.
03 Feb 2020
When it comes to our homes, we can all find that we get to the stage where we feel like there is a mountain of chores and jobs that need to be tackled. At this time of year especially, ity can be a lot more noticeable that things need to be done. However, with the new year motivation and many people setting goals, why not make your home a priority this month and get things back on track. You may be wondering how best to approach it, so here are a few fast ways to help you get started.
Avoid pests and critters in the home
Winter is one of the times of year where pests can dominate your home environment. So it may be time to put some precautions in place and also check for any infestation that may have already taken place. It might be time to check your mattress for things like bed bugs, pipe openings and cupboards for evidence of rats or mice, and generally ensuring that your home is protected. Seal up areas of access and also think about the hygiene in areas like the kitchen. Avoiding leaving food out or crumbs on the work surfaces and the flooring. Doing spot checks regularly can help you to avoid any nasty infestations where you might need to call pest control.
Declutter and create storage solutions
The next thing you might want to do is think about things like the clutter and storage options in your homes. At this time of year we can all start thinking that things need to be more organised, and so tackling it with the mission of decluttering and creating new storage solutions can be a great way to get motivated with it. You could even think about selling unwanted things online on platforms like eBay to help boost your income.
Create a cleaning schedule that involves the whole family
Cleaning can be one of those things that we love to hate. Not everyone is a clean and tidy person, so it can feel more like a chore than anything else. However, winter seems to highlight mess more times than others, so it might be time to start thinking about putting plans in place to get on top of the cleaning jobs. You could create a cleaning schedule that the whole family can get involved in. Therefore delegating some of the jobs and also making it more manageable, rather than it feeling like such a big task.
Better planning means more time for the family
Finally, planning for the week ahead and even being aware of your commitments for the month can help you to get more on top of things. It could be batch cooking or meal planning, it might be sitting down and working things out like logistics, errands and use of the family car. Doing this enables you to enjoy more time in the week with less stress. Enabling you to take advantage of quality time with your family.
Let’s hope these tips help you to get your home in order.