Find ways to make cleaning fun - or at least faster

June 19, 2021
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By Julie Short

Mansfield Record

Who likes cleaning?

It is frustrating because it does not matter how much you try, eventually the dust and dirt will return. But if we can make a game out of housework it becomes more fun!

Put on your favorite music while getting down to business in order to keep yourself energized. Splurge for some high-quality products that are easy-to-use so that work doesn't become tedious but instead enjoyable with less back pain.

Make a workout plan by trying new moves as part of picking up around the home; this way you'll have built an exercise routine right into your schedule without even realizing it - bonus points! And finally, get excited about what's waiting at the end: cleanliness throughout all rooms where everything is in its place.

Julie Short has been married to her husband, Stoney, since 1997. She is currently working on a series of books known as Julie’s Simple Solutions. She is a Mansfield resident, business owner and member of the Mansfield City Council.

Find her book “Cleaning Your House in Minutes a Day” here.

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