Where to clean first

*Proceed from higher to lower. Start upstairs and work your way downstairs; in general, clean higher places in each room before the lower.

*Proceed from dry to wet. Begin with dry rooms and areas without sinks, tubs, or toilets, then go on to wet rooms and areas.

*Proceed from inside the house to outside.

*Begin with the chores that require waiting periods. Start time-consuming automatic processes first - bed airing, laundry soaking, soup simmering - so that they can proceed while you do other things.

From "Home Comforts: The Art and Science

of Keeping House," by Cheryl Mendelson

(c) Copyright 2000. The Christian Science Publishing Society

You've read  of  free articles. Subscribe to continue.
QR Code to Where to clean first
Read this article in
QR Code to Subscription page
Start your subscription today