Here’s a little challenge, now that it’s yard sale season: try to find a yard sale without a stock of organizing products for sale. Too often, we start a get-organized effort where we should finish it: at the store. Buying organizing products before we’ve done the heavy lifting of setting up
Getting a grip on clutter is only the first step. How do you keep it from coming back? This week in the Cleaning Challenge, we’ve considered cleaning routines that work to keep dirt at bay. Clutter, too, needs to be addressed with habits and routines designed to prevent it from gaining
In yesterday’s Cleaning Challenge, we took a look at household routines: those things we do daily, weekly, monthly and seasonally to keep the household clean and organized. As with so many things in life, your mileage may vary! Household needs and composition mean that every home has a different set of
Over the last weeks, the Cleaning Challenge we’ve moved from room to room through the house, cutting clutter, organizing and deep-cleaning. Now, how will we keep it that way? Professional cleaners know that regular cleaning routines are the secret to an always-clean home. What’s the state of your cleaning routines? Today in
Reaching the end of the Cleaning Challenge, it’s natural to want to keep all the cleanliness and order … all the time. How to achieve this goal? In a word: routines. Routines for morning, evening and weekly cleaning keep up with the mess so that it doesn’t slide backward into chaos.