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3 Helpful Tips To Manage a Dusty House

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In Indian homes, it is extremely common for houses to get dusty. No matter which part of the country you live in, you experience dust problems everywhere.

This affects the lot of us who try to keep our homes spic and span, and those of us who are not all that chores friendly, but still love a clean house. Besides sweeping the floors daily, dusting the tops of every piece of furniture at home , dust is often a big bother.

This is much unlike colder countries, like US, Great Britain and others in Europe, where people do not need to manually clean their homes every day. They can afford to keep one day of the week aside for cleaning, simply because things do not get as dirty.

In India though, things are very different. We can never think of avoiding the dusting, or sweeping, even for a day. Thank God there are better ways to deal with and manage these tasks, with a little forward planning.

Divide the House into Segments for Cleaning Up

In India, it is natural to have the floors swept and mopped daily, no matter how big or how small is the size of the house. However, when it comes to dusting, you do not necessarily have to dust every corner of the house, or every piece of furniture daily.

In fact, you can divide the house by the number of rooms, and dust the house by allotting each room a dusting day. For instance, Mondays can be for the living room, Tuesdays for the dining room etc.

This will greatly reduce the time you or your help spend in keeping the house clean.

Use Machines to Reduce Workload

The more manual work you do, the more tired you will get. If keeping the house clean is important and a huge priority, invest in machines that will help you complete the tasks faster and more efficiently. Washing machines are a common machine in every household these days, but vacuum cleaners for cleaning purposes aren’t. Start buying machines that help you keep the house clean with minimum effort, and feel less harassed by cleaning chores.

Clean Parts of The House Less Used Only Few Times a Month

Sometimes, in large old style Indian homes, families end up using just two or three rooms. The other few rooms are usually kept empty. No one sleeps or stays there. These rooms are also used to store things. If you have rooms in the house that are not really used by anyone, keep it locked throughout the week. Open it once in a week, or a fortnight, to get the entire cleaning done from floors to windows, to the decor.

Hope these tips help you in economising your cleaning chores, and gain some delightful ‘me’ time.

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Your mind is especially sharp. You’re logical and objective by nature. However, today you’re likely to find that your thinking is more influenced by feeling than usual. This is a positive development. It demonstrates that your intuition is operating at a high level, so don’t fight it. This is definitely the day to follow your heart rather than your head.

You may find that people aren’t necessarily very sympathetic to your feelings today. It’s quite possible that they’re more responsive to facts and information than emotions. It could be that you need to enlist some sort of translator in order to get through to a person with whom you’re trying to communicate. Don’t hesitate to ask for more clarification on something if you need it.

You are likely to be feeling at the top of your game today. The cosmic energy encourages you to follow your passions, have fun with friends, and make extravagant plans. This is a great time to recruit helpers for any interest. Other people appreciate your concentration and attention to detail.

Surprising new developments in close friendships or love relationships could come your way today. Someone might move away or perhaps move closer to you. This could prove a little unsettling at first, but you’ll be happy once you get used to the idea. Social events and group activities could also bring unexpected events your way. Be prepared for some bombshells. On the downside, expect some trouble with machines.

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You may feel like you’re walking on burning coals today. Someone has tossed you the ball and you need to figure out what to do with it. Use your fancy footwork to keep your feet from searing as you exercise your mind to figure out your next move. Try not to be too stubborn or you’ll get nowhere. The key is to stay flexible and go with the flow when unexpected events occur.

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