Basically, most men, whether living on their own or with their family, are not used to have a cleaning habit. In fact, this is not something that they typically do at home. For sometime, they may help in doing the house chores but when given direction from someone like their mom.
However, it is important to understand that maintaining your house neat and clean is very essential. Further, below are some reasons why even men should have a clean dwelling place:
- It is hygienic
- Makes you comfortable when people are coming over to your place
- Gives peace of mind
- An art form of masculinity which may integrate visual arts into the learning space
Making a Simple Cleaning Habit for Men
Most men, especially the young ones have this behavior of not cleaning anything for a few days or weeks. But, when the clutter gets huge procrastinating won’t be a help anymore. Definitely, you’ll have to spend a whole day in cleaning up the mess. Or, you just need help from after hours and emergency cleaners.
However, in order to maintain the cleanliness of your place, the first thing you’ll need to do is to break the tasks into smaller activities each day. In the next section, some suggestions are given that a young man might consider in order to maintain the cleanliness of your place in just a little effort.
Invest at least 10 minutes during the day and 10 minutes at night just to give way for a daily cleaning habit.
This simple strategy would not allow the mess to pile-up bigger. Below is the suggested cleaning activity plan that might help you in maintaining your place.
- Clean and organize bed
- Spray the shower with some cleaning materials that maintain its cleanliness.
- Using a bleaching agent, wipe the bathroom sink.
- Empty the dishwasher
- Also wipe down the counters at the kitchen using a sponge after breakfast.
Evening Cleaning Habit
- After dinner, don’t forget to wipe down counters at the kitchen.
- Load dishwasher
- Pick-up clutter over the house
As an adjunct to your everyday cleaning habit, perform one complex cleaning task one day per week. Usually, it will take about 10-15 minutes to complete the task. Below are some suggested task each day.
Monday: Do the dusting
Tuesday: Scrub the toilets and bathroom
Wednesday: Do vacuuming and mopping
Thursday: Clean the windows and mirrors
Friday: Clean the kitchen including the fridge and microwave
Saturday: Change bed sheets
The following activities may be a great help to achieve the place cleanliness. It only requires some dedication and willpower to turn these routines into a habit. Since it is very simple, the plan is very easy to follow and maintain it.