Most homeowners have a busy life with no time to do major repairs and often forget to check their homes unless something stops working. If you want your home to stay in shape and avoid future expensive repairs, try doing these simple daily maintenance tips:
Fix your bed – This is not new advice and is a common practice. However, making this a habit will make you feel accomplished and add to a great mood. It will motivate you to do more home activities and start the day tidily.
Keep the dishes clean and your sink tidy – Practice washing the dishes after use to prevent unwashed dining and cooking pots from piling up. Leaving leftover food and dirty dishes too long will attract pests and could lead to mold growth. Making time to keep your dishes and sink clean will help you avoid major issues in the future that will cost you more time and money.
Clean your dining table and kitchen counters – Just like keeping your dishes and sink clean. You should also ensure that your kitchen counters and dining table are wiped at least once daily. You can do this while waiting for food in the oven or for a pot to boil.
Collect Your Trash Regularly – Make a schedule for collecting trash from the bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen, and yard. Pick up trash regularly to prevent it from piling up and inviting unwanted bugs, animals, or pests that could cause harm not only to your home but also to your health.