Vacuuming is one of the easiest chores around the house, one that seems very straightforward. But, if you’re not using the right steps before you plug your appliance in, you might be making more work for yourself than you need to. Taking the time to make sure you’re vacuuming the right way can help ensure that you’re only doing the amount of work you need.
Start With A Clean Vacuum
One of the biggest mistakes people make when vacuuming is not starting with it clean. Not only do you not want to have to empty the appliance halfway through cleaning (making an even bigger mess) but a clean vacuum works better. Make sure the bag or barrel is entirely empty and take some extra time to check other parts. If the rotors have become clogged with hair and dust, make sure to remove the offending mess and have everything fresh.
Make A Plan
If you want to save time, it’s best to have a full plan. Knowing which rooms need to be vacuumed to start with can be a big help. Its best to work from the top down, but you can also tackle larger rooms first if that’s your preference. The most critical part of vacuuming is to make sure you’ve done any other cleaning first. If you’ll be dusting, for instance, its best to vacuum afterward so that you don’t have to do a second pass. Any cleaning you may do that will push dirt onto the floor should be done before you vacuum as a rule.
Dusting before vacuuming is essential, but so is tidying. You don’t want to be stopping every few minutes to pick up electrical cords, dirty laundry, and toys. This not only adds time to your vacuuming but if you happen to suck something up, you might damage it or the vacuum.
Having a regular plan and schedule for how and when to vacuum can make the entire process much faster and easier. When you regularly clean the amount of built-up dirt will be lower, making your vacuuming much more comfortable in the long run. The fewer passes you have to make to get up the dirt, the more time you can spend doing other things.
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