Grab all the necessary supplies
Having the supplies all together at the beginning of the job is
essential to avoiding distractions. Running downstairs to grab the
broom, might make you wonder if the mail has come yet. When you
check the mail you decide to file some of it. A letter reminds you
to call a family member. Before you know it the bathroom is the
last thing on your mind. Stay focused on one specific task at a
Start with the dirtiest job
Get your bleach and pour roughly a cup into your toilet bowl and
brush the sides and under the rim using the toilet brush. Let it
sit for five minutes while you move on to other cleaning then flush
the toilet once or twice to clear out the bleach.
This is where you start working the upper body with some good
scrubbing. You can always use a cleaning product or you could fill
half of a spray bottle with water and the other half with white
vinegar for a quick DIY surface cleaner. Spray the solution on
paper towels or a cloth and wipe away any grime, dried toothpaste
on faucets, mirrors, countertops and in the sink. Do the same in
the shower and if you want to save time here you can focus on the
dirtiest spots which are usually around the drain and wherever
You can use the same vinegar based cleaning solution to clean up
any lingering dirt and dust. Give the toilet tank a once over,
clean the toilet seat and be sure to get under the seat as well.
Make sure to get the corners of the room where dust and hair
usually collect as well. Finally you'll want to clean the rest of
the floor which you could use the cleaning solution for, or
preferably if you want to keep it quick, use a floor duster.
Throw out the trash and put away your
Once you've completed this final step you can take that extra
free time to marvel at your efficiency!