Work and other responsibilities can leave household chores off the must-do list. Rather than holding out until visitors or calamity demand too much work, try incorporating a daily "cleaning frenzy" before the situation gets dire.
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Blogger Melissa at home weblog The Inspired Room says that a quick daily cleaning frenzy can help prevent a dirty house:
A cleaning frenzy might last ten minutes or even up to an hour. But everyone participates, including the kids. We run around picking things up, putting things back, and generally tidying things up.
While the idea itself is not revolutionary, sticking to a daily cleaning frenzy is a good way to avoid looking like a tornado hit your home. Browse the post for other suggestions on how to keep your home "clean enough", then chime in with your own quick cleaning tips in the comments. And if you're looking for more suggestions on how to clean your place, browse our previous post on attack plans against a cluttered home.
Four Daily Routines: How I Keep My House Clean Enough [The Inspired Room via OhDeeDoh]