Nobody likes to wake up to a dirty home and a clean home is a key to happiness. But if you go days without cleaning, you will be hoarding dirt and diseases until you decide to clean. So, the unfolded blanket aimlessly lying on the couch and the dishes you have been ignoring for two days need your immediate attention. However, sometimes it can be hard to find the right motivation to clean your apartment. But here’s what you can do to keep yourself motivated. 

Stop procrastinating and get it done with

I have been there, done it and experienced that cleaning and procrastinating can never go hand in hand. The more you think about cleaning, the dirtier your home will get. Subsequently, you have to get up and get done with it. Going back to a filthy looking house and waking up to a weird-smelling apartment is definitely something you don’t look forward to. So, stop slacking behind, take charge and start cleaning now. 

Make a cleaning playlist

Music is a man’s best friend. You cannot help but sing or dance to the song that is close to your heart. So, music is the best motivation to make cleaning fun. I am sure ten out of nine people love to listen to music while cleaning their apartments. Thus, if you are finding it hard to clean the house, make a playlist of your favorite songs. Now, play the songs and start cleaning. 

Take help from the professionals

If your house looks just like that of a hoarder, you definitely need help. Therefore, during such a crisis you can take help from the professionals. Indeed this is not the right way to motivate anyone. Perhaps it is possible only a clean house can motivate you to keep your house nice and fresh. Because you are so used to living in the mess, even the look of a clean house can help you find the right motivation. 

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A friend in need is a friend indeed

Are you familiar with the divide and rule policy? If yes! Put it to use. Call your friend and ask them to come over. I am sure a good friend will be ready to help you in the moment of distress. Now divide the rooms and start cleaning. But be nice, don’t burden your friend with all the responsibilities.

In addition to this, you can take this opportunity to motivate yourself. After all, no one but only your friend’s company can motivate you to clean your apartment. 

Turn cleaning into a fun game

Have you ever tried to race yourself? If not. Here’s what you can do. Set a timer and see if you can complete the task in the given time. In turn, you will be able to clean in the shortest period of time. Because nobody loves cleaning and everybody wants to get the task done as soon as possible.

Therefore, what can be better than competing against time. But make sure you set the clock depending on the amount of cleaning you have to do. A timer set for only fifteen minutes will not do justice to a house that is not swept for weeks. 

Clean as you go

If your house is clean all the time, you will stay motivated to clean it as soon as it gets dirty. So, apply the formula called ‘clean as you go”. In other words, If you see books lying unattended on the table, pick them and keep them where they belong.

In addition to this, make up your bed and fold the blanket every day, clean the dishes after every meal, and light a few scented candles every now and then. Eventually, when you come close to the end of the week, you will realize that your home is clean without putting in the extra effort. 

So, how do you motivate yourself to clean your apartment? Let us know in the comment section below. Also, if you find yourself amid an unclean home, try using all the tips mentioned above or else hire excellent home cleaning services.  

It was a Sunday afternoon. I briskly walked through the pavement to reach the grocer’s store. Now don’t say who spends Sunday in stores or with apartment cleaning? Not that I intended, but shopping essential house-hold items on a Sunday is not a bad idea. But who knew that fate had decided something else for me. On my way to the store, I met an old friend from school. The excitement was par excellence. We decided to hang out together and she took me to his friend’s house. 

As soon as I entered, to my dismay all I could see was scattered pieces of dirt here and there. They came in all shapes and sizes. The big ones in the form of unwashed utensils in the dishwasher, the tiny ones relaxing on the sofas, tables, and bed. Also, everywhere else!

There was an instant urge to walk out of the apartment. But I stayed and gave the following tips to my friend. Even you can use these tips to keep your house clean and avoid embarrassing first impressions. 

Keep large flat empty surfaces clear

The idea behind this cleaning strategy is that you will be able to keep everything organized. It’s a human tendency to use large and empty spaces to keep objects. This results in mismanagement. 

Everything in your house belongs to a specific section. Don’t replace their position. Now, imagine you took a glass out of the cupboard. Drank water out of it and instead of washing it and placing it in the right region, you decided to leave it on the kitchen counter. This continued for days and soon that empty counter was surrounded with glasses, plates, (unwashed of course) and several other items. 

The litter grew because you decided to treat those large empty surfaces as litter trays. So, make sure you put the item back after use. 

Think clean and you will act clean

Sometimes it is the little things that matter the most. Apartment cleaning can make a huge difference in how you think. Also, by thinking clean you are doing yourself a favor. You are avoiding future messes and cleaning without taking a sweat off. It involves taking off shoes at the door and changing before gliding onto the bed.

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Taking off shoes will restrict the dirt from entering the rooms. Best cleaning services in NYC are of the view that sitting on the bed with outside clothes on can spread several germs. You can start thinking clean and your home will definitely stay clean. 

Make music your cleaning partner

We all know that cleaning is not fun. But there are ways to add a little bit of fun to home cleaning. Put on your favorite music, dance to its beat and sing at the top of your voice. Enjoy every bit of your favorite music while you wash the pile of dishes lying in the sink. 

This is the best way to distract yourself and clean like a pro. Not only this cleaning will also help you stay fit. You will shed so many calories dancing and cleaning at the same time. So, have fun cleaning. 

Don’t wait until the bomb takes off

Most people wait until realization dawns on them. But its too late by then. The house is exploded with dirt and foul odor in every corner of the house. Not too late for a thorough clean up though. But the task is ginormous. Even one look at the mess can give you major throw up feels. 

So, clean as you go. Wash the dishes daily, put the clothes in the laundry, try organizing your schedule. Organizing your schedule will help you a lot. You will get up on time, fold your blanket, make the bed before you even start your day. 

But the story does not end here. After I finished telling my ‘not cleanliness friendly friend’ all the aspects by cleaning. He immediately retorted by saying that I will hire a good cleaning service in New York. Do you have any contacts? At least one thing was clear that he is lazy. Lazy people will look for an easy way out than working hard. So, I am sure he hired an apartment cleaning service to make his work easy after I left to buy groceries from the nearby store. 

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