Saturday, November 2, 2013

New house - new house cleaning routine!

I am determined to keep our new home CLEAN and in order at all times.   I have come up with a routine and for the last 2 weeks I have been able to follow it pretty easily.

Here is my schedule:

Housekeeping Routine – takes about 20-30 minutes each day!

I.               After supper and before going to bed

-       Wipe down all kitchen counter tops
-       Clear sink and drain board of any dishes
-       Run dishwasher if it is full
-       Wipe front of dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, stove & vent
-       Pass swiffer in kitchen

Every morning

-   Empty dishwasher
-       Put a load of laundry to wash, fold and put away 

II.           In the morning

-   Wipe inside of microwave
-       Dust blinds and breakfast table and chairs
-       Vacuum and mop utility room, kitchen and breakfast 

-       Clean hall bathroom
-       Dust blinds and all surfaces in guest room
-       Vacuum and mop guest room, bathroom and hall

-       Dust blinds and all surfaces in living room, dining room & foyer
-       Vacuum and mop living room, dining room and foyer
-       Check fridge, clean (2 shelves and a drawer) remove spoiled food

-       Dust blinds and all surfaces in master bedroom and bathroom
-       Vacuum and mop master bedroom and bathroom
-       Change bed sheets, wash, fold/put away sheets

-       Sweep front porch and back patio 

 -       Pass swiffer throughout house 

-    Go to church and enjoy a day of rest!

I have always heard that if you do something for 6 weeks, it becomes a habit.  I am going to make this routine a habit I know I can do it!!!!


  1. I need such a routine..but don't count on me doing it. Ha ha.

  2. I do all of that before company arrives! lol