Christmass Bliss

Cleaning the house for Christmas

A tidy house always makes us feel better, so we’ve come up with a process for the next week to get your house clean and tidy in time for Christmas. We’ve included some clever cleaning hacks too, to help save more time. When it’s done, you can sit back, relax and enjoy the festivities.

Monday 17th December – Bathrooms

  • Spray bathroom cleaner around your bath and shower and leave
  • Wipe around your toilets, pop in some bleach or toilet cleaner
  • Wipe around the sink and polish the taps
  • Rinse your bath / shower
  • Wash bathroom  / toilet floors
  • Wipe window sills
  • Put toothbrush holder through dishwasher (or clean by hand)
  • Wash towels, flannels and bath mats.

Keep on top of your laundry aim to put one load of washing on per day!

Tuesday 18th December – Hallways

  • Wipe around your toilets, pop in some bleach or toilet cleaner
  • Wipe around the sink and polish the taps
  • Clean and polish mirrors in the house
  • Dust hallway surfaces and skirting boards
  • Run cobweb brush around hallway
  • Vacuum entrance hall and stairs

Wednesday 19th December – Lounge

  • Wipe around your toilets, pop in some bleach or toilet cleaner
  • Wipe around the sink and polish the taps
  • Dust skirting boards in lounge
  • Run cobweb brush around the lounge
  • Vacuum lounge (not forgetting hard to reach places like under the sofa!)
  • Mop hard floors
  • Dust all surfaces

Thursday 20th December – Dining room

  • Wipe around your toilets, pop in some bleach or toilet cleaner
  • Wipe around the sink and polish the taps
  • Dust all surfaces in your dining room
  • Vacuum dining room floor
  • De-cobweb dining room
  • Wipe away any smears on windows or glass doors.

Friday 21st December – Bedrooms

  • Wipe around your toilets, pop in some bleach or toilet cleaner
  • Wipe around the sink and polish the taps
  • Tidy bedrooms
  • Dust surfaces in the bedrooms
  • Dust skirting boards in the bedrooms
  • Vacuum the bedrooms (not forgetting hard to reach places like under the beds!)
  • Empty bins in the bedrooms

Saturday 22nd December – Kitchen

  • Wipe around your toilets, pop in some bleach or toilet cleaner
  • Wipe around the sink and polish the taps
  • Clean inside microwave
  • Vacuum and wash kitchen floor
  • Clean oven hob
  • Clean out and wipe down the inside of the oven
  • Wipe splash backs behind hob and sink
  • Wipe down surfaces, take everything off and put on the table, wipe tiles and surfaces with a clean sponge or cloth soaked in dish soap and warm water. Leave for a few minutes them spray with kitchen cleaner. Wipe clean with a clean damp sponge. Leave to dry.
  • Clean sink – fill with warm water and add a dash of dish soap, leave for a few minutes them wipe clean and drain, spray with kitchen cleaner (or a stainless steel cleaner) wipe with a clean cloth and buff dry.
  • Empty fridge and wipe clean.

Sunday 23rd December

  • Wipe around your toilets, pop in some bleach or toilet cleaner
  • Wipe around the sink and polish the taps
  • Tidy bedrooms
  • Dust surfaces in the bedrooms
  • Dust skirting boards in the bedrooms
  • Vacuum the bedrooms (not forgetting hard to reach places like under the beds!)
  • Empty bins in the bedrooms

Christmas Eve

    • Run the vacuum around the house (even better – if the kids are bored, I’m sure they’ll help, Father Christmas is watching of course!)
    • Wash your bedding – there is nothing nicer than clean fresh sheets and duvet ESPECIALLY on Christmas eve
    • Spray bathroom cleaner around your bath and shower and leave
    • Wipe around your toilets, pop in some bleach or toilet cleaner
    • Wipe around the sink and polish the taps
    • Rinse your bath / shower
    • Wipe mirrors
    • Empty all bins
    • Run your duster around the surfaces in the house.
    • Double check glass doors for sticky fingers or nose marks.

     

    We’ve not included the kitchen in this checklist for today – as this is likely to become a very busy hub of activity over the next 24 hours and will be cleaned constantly anyway!

See this process in action

See this process in action

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