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Listen to This: Music Makes Cleaning Easier

Cleaning service Torrance - music makes cleaning easierMusic has the immense power to make us experience a wide range of emotions, among which is sheer, overwhelming joy. It also makes everything better and easier, even if it’s something as tedious as housework. You can play nursery rhymes to make cleaning more fun for kids, some hot jazz to keep things upbeat as you tackle a major clean-up, or your favorite ‘80s soundtrack as you prepare your home for a party. Whatever your preferences, be it classical, electronic or rock genre, music is your best friend. Cleaning service Torrance inspires you to incorporate music into your spring cleaning routine and spice it up.

The science behind it

Music makes us happy – it’s actually a scientific fact. Hearing music makes the brain release dopamine. Dopamine, in turn, gives us an energy boost, and that means music has the power to make us more productive. Music also makes repetitive work more fun, which makes it just the ideal cleaning partner.

What’s interesting is that lyrics can be distracting if you are trying to focus on learning something. But with cleaning, you don’t have to, so you can play whatever you like. What’s more, playing familiar tracks will improve your focus.

Get your blood pumping with fast tracks

Fast evergreen classics like Michael Jackson’s Billy Jean, Madonna’s Papa Don’t Preach or Queen’s Another One Bites the Dust have that awesome rhythm that makes you move even if you try to fight it. You might even come up with some new dance moves!

What’s more, the faster you move, the faster you’ll get the job done. In fact, go ahead and sing along to your guilty pleasure – the time will just fly by. You’ll almost regret having finished scrubbing your bathroom midway through The Greatest Pop Hits of the ‘90s.

Find relaxation with serene melodies

Granted, slow music does not have the same effect on everyone, but there’s no harm in giving it a go. Try it, and polishing your silverware or making your wardrobe nice and tidy might actually make you more calm and relaxed. Still, if you feel that you’re on the verge of dozing off, go back to Lady Gaga and turn up the volume.

Go retro and dance to the radio (like no one’s watching)

The radio is a nearly (and unjustly) forgotten invention, yet all the modern gadgets have failed to render it obsolete. Turn it on and get cleaning as it plays in the background. You might find yourself amused at what you might hear on radio talk-shows, not to mention experience the real thrill of suddenly hearing an old song you loved growing up.

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We know cleaning is not your favorite thing in the world, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be you. Cleaning service Torrance can make cleaning an exciting time – by leaving you out of it. We’ll make your home spick-and-span, as you get ready for that live gig you’ve been dying to go to, so call us today!

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How to Clean Your Home When You Have No Energy

Cleaning service Laguna Niguel - cleaning without energyAfter an endlessly long, frustrating and, above all, exhausting day at work, doesn’t it feel impossible to suck it up and get cracking on those pesky household chores? You might, if only you had an ounce of energy left. Here at cleaning services Laguna Niguel, we hear you, so we’ve put together a list of tips how to fight that lack of energy.

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Set a Realistic Cleaning Schedule with Cleaning Services Huntington Beach Tips

Cleaning services Huntington Beaches advise on realistic cleaning scheduleHousework is here to stay – cold fact. There’s no amount of knuckle-bearing scrubbing or hawk-eyed meticulous wiping that will make the housework go away. You may as well shift the battle to another level. A level where you can bring the housework under your control.

A realistic cleaning routine is something that can take the stress out of your household management. How do you feel about a regular day in which you know what cleaning is to be done and you know it’s feasible and won’t leave you drained? And which will give you a home that will be clean enough for you and your family to function smoothly?

Step 1 – Identify the tasks and write them down

This can come across as redundant, but you can’t make a realistic schedule without knowing to a t what all those tasks are. We tend to be reactive when it comes to housework – we do things when they need doing, which effectively exhausts us. It also leaves a lot of room for things to get missed and the work may seem forever unfinished.

What to do: Make a list of all the things that need to be done by rooms. The operative word here is all. Take an ideal world in which you have the time to clean your home to your highest standards and write each and every task you’d complete by rooms. Don’t get swept off your feet by the magnitude of the list – this is just taking stock of the situation.

When you have the list, go through it again and write next to each task how often it should be done, again ideally. For example, daily, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, annually.

Step 2 – Round them up

You want to have an idea of what cleaning you can tackle in one day. So the next step is to group the tasks according to the frequency you allocated to them.

What to do: What are the tasks you should complete in one regular day across the rooms? Try and make a preliminary draft of what 4 weeks would look like. The reason why 4 weeks make a good overview is because you have daily, weekly, bi-weekly and monthly tasks. You could also throw in an annual task.

Step 3 – Assign times

This is the trickiest part. The biggest pitfall is overestimating yourself. Tasks themselves tend to take more time in reality than in our heads and there are many activities that we have to do every day that take time and energy. Bearing in mind these two points will help you avoid overscheduling.

What to do: Take into account travel time, meals, shopping and any other regular activities. Calculate the amount of time you can set aside every day for cleaning. Go back to your monthly cleaning schedule draft and see if the amount of housework per day can fit in your time slots. Make any necessary tweaks.

Step 4 – Try it out

This is all theory, right? It may seem pretty on a piece of paper. But, you have to see how it goes in practice. It’s best you test your schedule for 4 weeks. Don’t get upset if things don’t seem to function. This is a time of gathering feedback from reality.

The test period will show you things that work and things that don’t. It will also show you whether you underestimate or overestimate your time resources. This valuable experiment will enable you to make your schedule even more realistic and feasible – so both your home and you look and feel AMAZING.

Additional notes and tips coming from professional cleaning service Huntington Beach

Life is not like “one thing at a time”. You will find that life often gets in the way of your cleaning plans and that’s fine. Cleaning will still be easier with a plan, though, because you will know which tasks will be pushed back and to what time. So, don’t give up.

While we’re on the same note of life’s unpredictability, besides rescheduling tasks, you will also realize that you need to prioritize and delegate. Ah, those two pillars of every organization! Make sure you rely on these two to make your schedule work.

Finally, make sure you rest. If you have 4-week plans, that means you’ll have a couple of free days every month. Always use them, you need to recharge.

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Would You Ever Think of Cleaning With These?

Wacky cleaning hacks - Cleaning services Huntington BeachSurfing the Internet and talking to people, you hear all sort of stuff. And the hacks that get shared sometimes sound out-and-out ridiculous. We have already written about some cleaning tips by cleaning services Huntington Beach and wider – OC, LA and SF. Here are the wackiest ideas for using ubiquitous household items instead of cleaning products. Who would have thought?

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Should You Get Rid of That Dust? Decide For Yourself

Fight dust with maids in Los AngelesDoes your house feel like a dust magnet, too? It’s like the darn thing will only go away if you wipe everything every day – which is out of the question, seriously. You probably don’t look deep into your house dust. When it hits your focus, do you freeze with the realization and look away? When skillful and experienced maids in Los Angeles see your house dust, they just see a task. But what do scientists see when they have a close look at your house dust? Does it say anything about you?

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Definitely Get a House Cleaner If…

Signs You Need A House Cleaner in San FranciscoPeople are frequently reluctant to get a house cleaner, often because they figure cleaning is no rocket science and they could do it themselves. That misses the point. You could do it yourself, but should you? There are many reasons to hire a house cleaner in San Francisco (or anywhere else in South Cali), and we have already written about them. This post is for those who are still skeptical. So, here are some signs that signal it will make sense to get professional house cleaning services.

You do everything to dodge having to clean

Staying on the ball constantly can be too much for your health and nerves. With the little time you have left as the day is coming to an end, it’s only understandable you want to put your legs up, watch your favorite show, read or just meditate. Unfortunately, this doesn’t make the mess go away. The bathroom will stay dirty and the dust will still sit on the TV, not to mention the dishes and the laundry. If you notice that you minimize your bathroom routine so that you avoid having to clean, or you wear the same clothes for days just so you don’t have to wash them, slow down and consider finally outsourcing some of the home cleaning stuff to a professional.

You have no clean clothes or nothing to eat

OK, every now and then we all find ourselves digging through our closets for something clean to wear. And sometimes we will fix a dinner into something more like an evening snack from the scraps we muster. But if this happens continually and you just feel overwhelmed with not managing everything, get that much needed peace of mind by offloading part of your responsibilities to a house cleaner who will be happy to do that for you.

You can’t remember the last time you had quality time with family

Everyone has a busy schedule these days. Not only do grown-ups have full-time jobs, but we also work on the side and the kids have school, sports and other activities… Seems weekends are the only time we can genuinely spend time together. That’s when time is at a premium. Deep cleaning your kitchen and living room is important, but is it as important as going to the beach with your family and enjoying a relaxed evening with your loved ones?

You can’t remember when you last deep-cleaned your place

Maybe you manage to keep things relatively functional with your cleaning routine and hacks. But do you remember the last time you dived into the nooks and crannies? Wiped the baseboards? Mopped the corners? That’s OK, we’ve all been there. However, do consider hiring someone to do it for you. Things can look much better than barely presentable.

Mess starts to own your place

If you stumble on clothes piled on the floor or you cannot get a glass of water because the sink is nowhere to be seen from all the dishes, it’s time to sort things out. By that we mean decluttering your to-do list and delegating the clean-up to someone who will do it happily and efficiently.

It takes you too long to clean

People have different talents. Some are naturally better at organizing and cleaning. If you are not that person and if you find yourself scrubbing the evening away doing just the bathroom, maybe you should give serious thought to simply giving up. Put the time and effort invested in the perspective. Take the result into account. Is it really worth putting yourself through it?

You can afford the expense

If you go through the figures and realize that you can afford the expense of cleaning, why not do it? The majority of people who hire a housekeeper say that it’s a dollar very well spent. It will buy you time to relax, enjoy and be present in the lives of those who matter to you most.

If we got you thinking and you’d like to see what your life will feel like when a professional takes care of your cleaning chores, call us! We will match you to a highly-professional and reliable house cleaner in San Francisco, Los Angeles or Orange County. Claim your time back and call us today!

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