Inside: Learn about how a weekly cleaning schedule can help you get a cleaner home. You can also print this free weekly cleaning schedule printable. Check out how a daily cleaning schedule and weekly schedule can work for you!
Do you feel like you are always cleaning the house but it's never really clean? Between kids, pets, and the everyday messes that happen around the house it's often hard to keep a clean home.
Sure the dishes may get done, but the larger tasks may get put off for another time that you are less busy. However, it often feels like we are always busy. Check out my favorite tips below and grab a weekly cleaning schedule printable.
Weekly Cleaning Schedule Printable
After almost 20 years I have finally found a cleaning schedule that works for me.
I have a weekly cleaning schedule that I follow and a couple of smaller things that I do every day to make sure that my house stays clean.
If you are struggling to stay on top of the weekly chores like laundry and dusting check out my weekly cleaning schedule checklist below.
It’s a free printable that you can use to save time cleaning each week. I have found with just 15-20 minutes a day I can keep the house clean and keep the laundry pile to a minimum.
Getting Started With A Weekly Cleaning Schedule
If you are just getting started with a cleaning schedule there are a few things to keep in mind.
First off, your house may never be perfectly spotless. There will be days that the house may feel messy.
However, with this weekly cleaning schedule printable you will never have to spend the whole day cleaning again. It's easy to just complete the cleaning tasks and get on with your day.
Secondly, it is very important to set up a routine. That is what I love about having a weekly cleaning checklist. I know my bathroom can only get so messy in a week.
If you are deep cleaning your rooms once a week the cleaning time won't get overwhelming.
Also, know the right cleaning tips and tricks to get it clean the first time. You can search for cleaning tips and see them broken out room by room here. I have a ton of kitchen and bathroom cleaning tips to make your life easier.
What The Weekly Cleaning Schedule Looks Like
What does cleaning with the weekly schedule look like? It's pretty easy to follow.
First thing every day I would recommend doing your 5 things you can do every day for a cleaner home. They will only take about 15 minutes.
Then, get started on your weekly cleaning schedule. The following is just an example.
- Clean bathroom sinks & handles
- Clean shower & bathtub
- Clean & disinfect toilet
- Wash towels
- Mop bathroom floor
- Clean and disinfect kitchen counters
- Clean sink (see how to clean and disinfect kitchen sinks)
- Clean and organize fridge
- Sweep and mop kitchen floor
Plus, then you can add in your own weekly cleaning that needs to happen. So if your oven is extra dirty you can add in deep cleaning your oven.
Customize Your Cleaning Schedule
Customize Your Cleaning Schedule Template by adding other cleaning tasks to the weekly cleaning schedule printable.
Each day on the cleaning printable has a few extra lines to add your own tasks that you do for your house.
A few extra cleaning tasks you may want to add to your cleaning schedule template are listed below.
- Empty the trash
- declutter the pantry or fridge
- pick up the living room
- have the kids pick up toys
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Tips For Weekend Cleaning
On the weekend I don't really do a lot of deep cleaning. I just try to maintain a decently clean home.
For me, I clean up the kitchen, wipe down bathrooms, make my bed, sweep downstairs, and sometimes run a load of laundry.
If you don't know where to start for daily cleaning you can read about 5 things you can do every day for a cleaner home.
By doing these 5 tasks I feel like my home stays picked up. I never feel like my house gets out of control or too messy.
I recommend you have a short list of household tasks to do every weekend.
Cleaning Checklist For Your Phone
If you would prefer to have a cleaning checklist on your phone instead of a printable checklist then you can see here how I create my own checklist using the cozi app. It's easy and works great.
Whether you use a printable or an app to keep track of your cleaning tasks you will love how clean your home feels once you establish a schedule.
Want some more cleaning tips? Check out these genius bathroom cleaning hacks.