Summer cleaning, something that no one really wants to do. But, if you want to keep up a clean, organized and stress-free home it’s a crucial thing to undertake. But finding the motivation to do such a task can be challenging, not to worry, we at North Shore Mini Storage are experts on all things summer cleaning. We will give you 5 ways to get motivated for summer cleaning.
You can use this advice for tons of other aspects of your cleaning routine.
No one likes to do something for nothing, so give yourself some motivation for completing something. Dragging your self off the couch to start the cleaning is maybe the most painful part about it. Some ideas for motivation could be food; allow yourself your favourite meal after you go finish, Entertainment; put off watching that show you love until you finish. You get the idea, reward yourself at the end.
Setting aside a few hours in the day (3-4) specifically for spring cleaning will give you the extra motivation you need to get it done. Once you have an idea of the when you will finish its easier to start. Pick a day, set a few hours aside and get started.
Trying to clean a cluttered home is like trying to wash your car in the rain, there isn’t a point. If you have too many things inside your home, try getting rid of a few things or putting them into self storage. This will make the spring cleaning much easier and free up space in your home.
Music as a motivator is a great way to get started and keep it up. Grab your radio, computer, whatever you need and blast your favourite tunes. Playing music will keep you entertained as well as give you a mood boost.
By making a list before you begin you are better able to see what you need to do. It becomes much less daunting when you actually know what you need to do. It also helps to organize tasks and you can complete the toughest ones first, like cleaning out the garage.
Don’t let summer cleaning get you down, use these motivation tips are you will be done before you know it.