They Think Clean When They Step in the House
Sometimes it really is the little things that lend themselves to a sparkling abode. Bailey Gaddis, a certified professional organizer and author of , starts with a shoes-off policy. “When shoes are left at the door you prevent toxins, soil, leaves, and other goodies that quickly dirty up floors from making their way into your home,” she says. Find out even .
They Have a Place for Everything
“If you have too much stuff without a place to go, the clutter and piles in your home become impossible to actually clean,” says Jennifer Snyder, owner of in Waco, Texas. So if you have a peg in the kitchen for your keys or a shelf for your mail, use them. Plus: Check out our 39 best cleaning tips for your home.
They Clean As They Go
“People whose homes always appear clean don’t wait until it looks like a bomb went off,” wrote Brittany Bergman on . Rather, they have routines. “This might mean rearranging throw pillows and folding blankets when they’re done in the family room each night, having kids put toys back in the toy box, hanging up clothes at the end of each day, and folding the laundry right when it comes out of the dryer.” Here are some more .