Clean smarter, not harder. This comprehensive reference guide is packed with simple solutions to your everyday cleaning challenges. "Organizational strategist" Donna Smallin helps you break down the big jobs into doable tasks that accommodate any lifestyle. Clear, sensible instructions include how to clean your entire house from floor to ceiling, plus garages, decks, personal items, mechanical systems - even pets. Learn how to carry out daily, weekly and monthly routines to help keep your home spotless and organized.
AcknowledgmentsIntroductionA Brief History of Cleaning
Part One: The BasicChapter 1 - Getting ReadyChapter 2 - Cleaning StrategiesChapter 3 - Clearing Clutter
Part Two: Room-by-Room Challenges Chapter 4 - Floor to CeilingChapter 5 - High-Traffic AreasChapter 6 - KitchenChapter 7 - Bed, Bath and NurseryChapter 8 - Laundry and StorageChapter 9 - Outdoor Living Areas
Part Three: Everyday Challenges Chapter 10 - Clean ClothesChapter 11 - Pet CleanupChapter 12 - Personal Items
Part Four: Household Challenges Chapter 13 - Clean Air ChallengeChapter 14 - Household SystemsChapter 15 - Pest ChallengesChapter 16 - Seasonal & Special Occasions
Appendices Appendix A - Laundry SolutionsAppendix B - Further Resources
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How to disinfect your spongesUsed sponges and dishcloths should be disinfected daily. Choose one of the following four simple methods of disinfecting.