In a home of your own

What needs to be cleaned and when?


 

Every day or almost every day

  • air out the apartment
  • wash the dishes and clean the kitchen
  • take out the rubbish
  • put your things and clothes where they belong.

 

Once a week

  • do some laundry
  • wash the toilet and the bathroom sink
  • vacuum
  • wipe off any visible dust and stains
  • throw away any spoilt food from the fridge
  • water the plants

 

Once or twice a month

  • change the bed sheets and air out the bedding
  • take any unwanted papers, magazines and advertisements to a collection bin, glass and metals to a recycling bin and empty bottles to a store
  • clean the floors with a damp rag
  • clean the fridge
  • dust all lamps, door tops, bookcases and paintings on the walls.

 

Every once in a while

  • organise your closets and cupboards
  • air out your pillows, duvets and mattresses
  • clean the floor drain, air vents and radiators
  • clean the floors more thoroughly, wipe the skirting boards as well
  • defrost the freezer
  • clean the extractor hood, the oven, the dishwasher and the washing machine
  • air out the rugs, the curtains and decorative pillows
  • clean the windows.

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