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9 Smarter Ways to Clean Your Home Faster, Easier, and More Naturally

Cleaning isn't something that most of us want to spend tons of time or energy doing. This post features the leading cleaning experts and their best tips and tricks for keeping your home clean and tidy easier, faster, and more naturally so you can get back to enjoying your freshly cleaned home!

To usher in the glorious season of Spring… we’re doing an exciting series – Spring Clean Your Life in a Week! This is 7 days of posts that will help you refresh, renew, and even reignite old stale routines in all the areas of your life.

Out with the old and in with the new and fresh!

The first area we’re going to Spring Clean is your house… duh!


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9 Smarter Ways to Clean Your Home

Get all the tips, tricks, and things you didn’t even think you needed to know about keeping your home clean, fresh, and organized in one place. All from the Cleaning Experts!

# 1 – 5 Places in Your Home You’re Probably Not Cleaning… But Should

In this ingenious post from Christina @ TheEveryGirl you’ll be amazed by the 5 high-traffic areas you’re probably NOT cleaning and, better yet, probably didn’t even think about cleaning!

I know I didn’t.

No shame here… just one hook up from me to you! You can get these unthought-of areas you need to be cleaning in the full post here:

5 Areas You Need to Clean in Your Home

#2 – A Simple Breakdown of Exactly How Often You Should Clean Everything in Your Home – According to Science

Sophie @ MyDomaine breaks down in this enlightening post, exactly when we should be cleaning everything in our home from our carpets to our computer. She even adds in the yuck factor – just the motivation we need to clean 😉 – by revealing the bacteria that is likely to be growing in these areas!

Get ready to be super motivated to clean by checking out the full post here:

This is How Often You Should Clean Your Home, According to Science

#3 – Get 10 Fast Cleaning Tips When You’re Hosting a Party

Hosting a Gathering this Spring? Feeling the pressure of having a perfectly clean home before the party can legit kill your party vibe. Don’t stress and check out this list on ways to clean the most important places quickly, so you can enjoy being the host of the perfect party.

Check out the full list here:

10 Quick Cleaning Tips Before Hosting a Party

#4 – How to Clean Your House Fast!

Luci Hindmarsh @ MumsMakeLists shares her tips and tricks to cleaning your house fast when you just don’t have the time, or you’re feeling super lazy. Either way, these are great tips to get the chores done in record time.
Check out the list of tips here:

How to Clean Your House Fast

#5 – How to Clean When Your House Isn’t Clean

Did your in-laws just call to say there’s minutes away from stopping by to see their precious grandkids? Is your house a total disaster? Of course, it is because no one ever stops by when it’s freshly clean!

This from The Spruce shows you exactly how Fake Clean your house so your guests have no idea how dirty your house can really get! Check out this must-see post here:

How to Fake Clean Your House

#6 – How to Clean Your Home Naturally

Tired of the cleaning chemicals and fumes that make you consider opening the windows and airing out every time you clean? These chemicals not only smell bad and make it hard to breathe, but they’re adding toxins into your home. Not good!

Katie @ WellnessMama gives us the full rundown on how to make, use, and store your very own effective natural cleaners here:

19 Natural Cleaning Tips + Easy Recipes

#7 – How to Clean Your Home Naturally Using Essential Oils

Alicia @Your Vibrant Home shares the recipes she uses to clean her home using only essential oils. Oils are hugely popular and it seems everyone (including me) has these power-packed little gems in their home. Have you thought about cleaning with them?

If not, this post will give you everything you need to get started cleaning with oils and the post is broken down into each area of your home. Check it out here:

18 Natural Cleaning Recipes for Your Home

#8 – 10 Ways to Save Money Cleaning

Keeping your house clean isn’t cheap… unless you check out this post from The Spruce. They should you simple ways to save money on keeping your house super clean. I mean, the goal is to clean your kitchen – not your savings! Check out the post here:

10 Ways to Save Money Cleaning

#9 – After All That Cleaning… How to Make Your House Smell Lovely

Popsugar shares their top 11 ways to freshen up your home and make it smell pretty in this awesome slide post. Check it out here:

11 Supersimple Ways to Make Your Home So Fresh and So Clean


What did I miss? Do you have a hack or little-known trick that could help us out? Share it in the comments below. And be sure to check out the rest of the Spring Cleaning Posts at the top of this post!

Cleaning isn't something that most of us want to spend tons of time or energy doing. This post features the leading cleaning experts and their best tips and tricks for keeping your home clean and tidy easier, faster, and more naturally so you can get back to enjoying your freshly cleaned home!Cleaning isn't something that most of us want to spend tons of time or energy doing. This post features the leading cleaning experts and their best tips and tricks for keeping your home clean and tidy easier, faster, and more naturally so you can get back to enjoying your freshly cleaned home! Cleaning isn't something that most of us want to spend tons of time or energy doing. This post features the leading cleaning experts and their best tips and tricks for keeping your home clean and tidy easier, faster, and more naturally so you can get back to enjoying your freshly cleaned home!

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35 Comments on "9 Smarter Ways to Clean Your Home Faster, Easier, and More Naturally"

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Linda
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I so need this right now! With all the winter colds lurking about my home for the last couple months I am actually looking forward to cleaning! Great roundup!

FamilyFelicity.com
Admin

Yes Linda! It’s time to open the windows and clean all the stale yuck out! 🙂

Ashley
Guest

As always I’m looking for quick and easy ways to keep a cleaner house!! Thanks for this round up! 🙂 it’s amazing how little people can distort an area so quick in a day and make cleaning almost impossible! 🙂 and yes someone always manages to swing by for coffee on the messiest day of the week! 🙂

Marie
Guest

What a great round-up of awesome cleaning resources. Definitely going to be coming back to this soon. We’re seeing the light at the end of the tunnel with home reno and it’ll be cleaning,cleaning, and more cleaning after that!

FamilyFelicity.com
Admin

That’s great Marie! So, hopefully this post makes a great resource for you when you reach the end stage on your reno!

Alyssa
Guest

I may be a bit of a clean freak so I love these ideas! Especially the one on how to make your house smell great after you clean.

FamilyFelicity.com
Admin

I love this list! And the natural cleaners are my favorite!

Arielle
Guest

Great easy tips on how to get the house clean! I’m the type that waits to clean once everything needs to be done. I tend to be all or nothing, but I need to work on that!

FamilyFelicity.com
Admin

I struggle with this too! Cleaning as you go is really the best way to handle even though it seems so hard to do this. Lol

Erin
Guest

This will come in handy. I will be doing my spring cleaning soon, and this will make that so much easier.

FamilyFelicity.com
Admin

I’m glad you found the resource helpful, Erin!

Katie Kelly
Guest

I’m on such a spring cleaning kick, this is just what I needed!!

Erin Haugerud
Guest

Great ideas! Just in time for spring!!

Erin Haugerud
Guest

Great ideas! Justbin timr for spring!!

Erin Haugerud
Guest

Great tips! Just in time for for spring!

Jennifer
Guest

What a great starting point for all things cleaning! I think we have all been in these situations and need a go to so we can be on track.

Samantha
Guest

This is a great list. I have been trying to use some essential oils to make things more natural lately.

Juanita Deloris
Guest

Great, helpful post! It is time to start spring cleaning my house, so this post is just in time. Thanks for sharing.

FamilyFelicity.com
Admin

Now is a great time to start!

Lucy
Guest

Any tips on making cleaning quicker and easier is most welcome. Im just about to start spring cleaning so this post is perfect timing.

FamilyFelicity.com
Admin

So glad it was right on time for you!

Emily @ Pizza & Pull-Ups
Guest

Thanks for the roundup, I am trying to get on more of a cleaning schedule.

FamilyFelicity.com
Admin

Me too Emily!

Jessica @ Rock That Lemonade
Guest

This is a great roundup! I’m scared to read the first two items on the list though! ha…I’m already stressed about cleaning the things I can see! 😉

FamilyFelicity.com
Admin

Lol Too funny! It’s not as bad as you might think. Lol

Melanie
Guest

These are great! I’m starting my spring cleaning today and this post was just what I needed for a little direction!

FamilyFelicity.com
Admin

Yeah! I’m glad you found this post!

Mimi
Guest

I’m so SO excited to start Spring cleaning but I could use some new tips

Paula @ I'm Busy Being Awesome
Guest

I love to use essential oils to clean my house! You have some pretty great tips

FamilyFelicity.com
Admin

Thanks Paula! I’m new to essential oils and LOVING them!

Sarah Althouse
Guest

I’m a big fan of cleaning my house naturally without any chemicals so very interested in that section.

Jeanne
Guest

Sounds like a week well spent.

Rosaura / Crafty Motherfather
Guest

Thank you for sharing! I’m about to binge read all the posts you mentioned lol spring cleaning starts now haha

FamilyFelicity.com
Admin

Haha, it’s better than binge watching on Netflix. Lol

Rebecca @ Strength and Sunshine
Guest

Great posts to get you going!