The Daily Cleaning Routine
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📍 Why have a daily routine?
It’s easier to get started if you know the first step
Feeling progress makes the process go by faster
Having an end in sight makes cleaning feel easier
Avoid wasting time hopping between activities (aka switching costs)
Ensure you are prioritizing effectively (e.g., not distracted or forgetting steps)
🔢 Instructions :
Put away clean items first
Clear the table of dishes & glassware
Wipe down counters & tabletops
Wash dishes (by hand or machine)
Soak dirty pots & pans
Wash & dry pots & pans (next morning recommended)
📝 Notes, Tips, Tricks:
Tackle urgent messes such as spills right away before they set
Time yourself cleaning a few times - you may be surprised by how fast you go!
Use a large basket to clear non-kitchen items out of the kitchen
Cleaning is a great family or group activity. To promote enthusiastic participation, assign workers their favorite tasks 😉
🎓 Further Studies:
[YouTube] Nightly Cleaning Routine