A messy bedroom can really mess up a person’s daily life. It has been proven that your happiness, relationship with other people, productivity and even sleep can be affected by a messy bedroom. Each day starts and ends in your bedroom, that’s how important your bedroom is.
A good number of people rarely clean their bedrooms well. This could be because most bedrooms have a lot of things. Another good reason for this could be that people do not have enough time on their plate to thoroughly clean their bedrooms.
As a result, they choose to neglect their bedroom and only clean when they have to. In this article, we have outlined ten simple bedroom cleaning tips that can help you enjoy cleaning your bedroom spotless clean easily.
Here they are.
1. Keep all the clean clothes neatly where they are supposed to be.
As you organise or clean up your bedroom ensure that clean clothes are always kept in an orderly manner. Fold or hang a clean cloth and keep it in a safe place. It could be in a drawer, laundry basket or a closet.
This will prevent them from wrinkling up or getting mixed up with dirty clothes. Your clean clothes may end up smelling like dirty clothes when they mix. It becomes easier too when you are retrieving clothes you want to wear.
2. Make it a habit to make your bed every day.
Apart from making your room look neat, spreading your bed every morning has a lot of benefits to you personally. Research shows that spreading your bed every morning improves your productivity. Your day will more likely start off on a high note as you have already accomplished one task.
Spreading your bed is also hygienic, as it prevents build-up of dust and moisture on your bed sheets. Not only does spreading your bed make your bedroom look cleaner it also makes the cleaning process easier and faster.
3. Wash and change pillows and pillowcases regularly.
Pillow cases provide conducive conditions for germs and bacteria to flourish. People sweat a lot on pillows at night as they sleep. This may cause them to produce a foul smell which may make you sleep with a lot of discomfort. You need clean or change them regularly. If you don’t change them, you put yourself at risk of getting sick.
4. Crate a cleaning routine for your bedroom.
An ordinary bedroom contains a lot of stuff such that cleaning it at once may take a lot of time and energy. Having a cleaning routine not only makes things easier but also allows you to do more cleaning at a go.
If you are busy during weekdays you can focus on ensuring that your room remains neat and then doing general cleaning over the weekend. However, if you are free during weekdays, you can do cleaning regularly in small batches in order to prevent pilling up of cleaning chores.
5. Keep dirty clothes in a laundry basket.
Having a laundry basket for dirty clothes prevents littering of clothes all over. It also prevents mixing of dirty and clean clothes.
Mixing clean clothes with dirty clothes makes the cleaning process long and tiresome. It also makes clean clothes smell dirty. This makes your room more neat and easy to retrieve dirty clothes for washing.
6. Get rid of what you don’t need.
Bedrooms store a lot of things, some are still useful while others are not. Offloading some of the stuff you don’t need may make your cleaning work lighter. Apart from making cleaning easier, you will get more space to reorganise or buy new things to keep in your room.
You can give away, donate or even make extra cash by selling the extra stuff. You may surprised at what you may find as you go through your old stuff.
7. Everything should have its place.
Being organised is the key to easy cleaning. Everything should have a place to go and should stay there unless need for it a rises. This prevents pilling up or scattering of things around the bedroom.
This makes it is easy to look for something when you need it. When everything has its place it becomes easy to organize your room after cleaning it up.
8. Focus on cleaning areas you can’t see nor reach.
Most people are not thorough when they clean their bedrooms. This could be due to the fact that most dirty places cannot be seen or easily reached. Bedrooms also need a lot of cleaning, as a result, people tend to ignore these areas.
Areas such as under the bed, in the closet or even corners of the bedroom wall may accumulate a lot of dust and even cobwebs. When cleaning you need to take time and focus on these areas in order to clean your room well.
9. Keep a dust bin in your bedroom.
It’s not the kitchen alone that needs to have a rubbish bin. Having one in the bedroom not only reduces littering around the room but also saves you a lot of time and energy. It gives you a lot of privacy because you can now throw away stuff that you would not ordinarily throw in the kitchen bin.
10. Eat anywhere else but your bedroom.
Even though you can eat from anywhere you like your bedroom should be the last option. It is very unhygienic and can make cleaning difficult. When you eat in your bedroom you are likely to drop food on the floor, your clothes or even on your bed.
This may stain them and you will have to scrub your clothes even harder in order to remove the stains. Bugs may also invade your bedroom to feed on the food that falls on the ground. Cutleries such as forks and knives also pose a greater risk to your life especially when they are not properly kept.
The above tips are very simple and can be adopted by anyone. Not only do these tips help you clean up easily, they also help you maintain cleanliness in your bedroom for a long time