In the modern world, it always seems like there’s too much to do and too little time to do it. This holds especially true for home chores. Savvy homeowners who do stay on top of these chores usually have a few simple hacks to get the job done. Here’s a look at four of them

Separate Hampers

Create separate hampers for your dark and light clothes. Teach your family how to use them. Doing so will cut down on the amount of work you have come laundry time. You won’t have to do any of the sorting, which takes several minutes. Along those same lines, make sure you teach each family member to turn clothes right-side out, to untangle their socks and to empty their pockets.

The Dishes Trick

Few things look as cluttered as a sink filled with dishes. If you make a practice of doing your dishes as you dirty them, then you’ll never have to face a sink full of dirty dishes again. One trick you can employ is to fill the sink with water as you start cooking. Do each dish as you finish with it. By the time you’re done cooking the meal, the dishes are done, too.

Home Cleaning Services

If you want to free up your schedule so that you can take care of other matters, then hire your heavy cleaning out. There are even companies that offer daily and nightly professional cleaning in NYC. Many times, people feel reluctant to hire someone to do their cleaning, because the cleaning person can’t come at a time that’s convenient for them. With services like these, this issue goes away.

Put It Away

Don’t put it down: Put it away. If you remember this phrase and teach your family to follow it, you’ll have less clutter to deal with. Basically, you’re encouraging your family to not drop things on the floor. Rather, you’re asking them to put their items away. Part of making this work is to make sure that there is a place for everything: hooks for coats; hampers for dirty clothes; shoe racks for shoes, etc.

Staying on top of your chores can feel like a never-ending battle. However, if you employ a few simple cleaning hacks, your home life will run a lot more smoothly. The four tricks here will help you organize your time and your home, thus freeing your time up for more enjoyable activities.

By Lizzie Weakley

Lizzie Weakley is a freelance writer from Columbus, Ohio. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors and walks in the park with her three-year-old husky, Snowball.

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