How to keep your house clean during quarantine
The coronavirus has undoubtedly brought life to a standstill. It feels like the whole world is trapped. If you want to stay safe, you have got to stay at home. Stepping out should be reserved only for necessities. This is mind-numbing as it is. Surely we don’t need the added stress of living in an unkempt environment alongside. This will definitely dampen the spirits.
We are living in unprecedented times and are still adjusting to this new normal. In the past few months, there’s quite a lot that we have had to sacrifice. The whole family is locked in the house, from kids to adults and elders. Amidst all this chaos, cleaning somehow takes a backseat.
But no more! We don’t know when life would return to normal. It’s about time we pull ourselves back together and release stress via traditional methods. And what could be more therapeutic than cleaning the house? But how? How do you ensure that a home filled with people of all ages remains clean? Confused? Let us help you out.
Don't let the dust gather
We understand that the pandemic has been a nerve-wracking experience. But we can’t just keep lamenting over what we can’t do. Instead, a better approach would be to remain as active as possible via daily activities. Why don’t you use your pent-up energy for something productive?
Make sure to clean all the handles, window sills, and doorknobs. Any hard surface touched frequently should be cleaned daily. After all, minimizing the risk is your responsibility. Make it a habit to dust and clean the baseboards.
Don’t think of these chores as responsibilities but as activities you indulge in to keep yourself occupied. This will do wonders for your spirits.
Have the whole house chip in
Make it a rule that everyone, including the kids, has to clean up. After all, you have to instill discipline in them.
Make it a competition and fun for the kids. Encourage them to keep away their toys after they are done playing and help you in dusting. You would be surprised how helpful the kids can be if you make the chore playful.
At the same time, ensure that every member of the household shares the responsibility of cleaning. Allocate a specific area to each member and make it their job to keep it clean. This is the time to share the workload.
More people means more cleaning
You have to realize that the more people in the house, the more cleaning has to be done. Clean all the surfaces regularly and don’t limit cleaning to just once a day. This will only make the dust and debris gather, making it all the more challenging for you to clean it all up at the end of the day.