| by Kenneth Chase | 100 comments

10 TIPS FOR A CLEAN HOME | HABITS FOR KEEPING A CLEAN HOUSE


– Hi guys, welcome back to my channel. In today’s video I’m going
to be sharing with you my top 10 tips on how
to keep a clean home. These are habits that I do to make my house look clean and organized. It’s very difficult to keep it clean with young children. I have three boys under the age of six so sometimes as I’m cleaning it feels like they’re literally behind me, messing up my good work. But there are 10 things
that I do that I think keep my house looking clean and organized. So I’m gonna share them with you today. If you’re new to my channel as well, I would love you to
subscribe and stick around. I post three videos a week and yeah I hope you like these tips. Please add any of your own
tips in the comments below. I swear my viewers have the best ideas but anyway, enough from me. Let’s get into it. So my first tip is a
really quick and easy one but it is so effective and it is to make your bed every morning. Just by taking a couple of
minutes to make your bed, can make your whole room
look so much cleaner. After I get ready in the morning, I will just run around and
make the kids’ beds as well ’cause they’re still a little bit young and it just makes the
whole upstairs look tidy. My next tip is to fold clothes in the Marie Kondo way of folding. I recently read her book which is called The Life Changing Magic of
Tidying Up and it inspired me to reorganize all of my clothes like this. So you basically refold your clothes in these little parcels
and then you line them up in your drawer and it makes finding things so much easier and quicker
especially for my children. They can just open a drawer
and find what they want to wear easily without taking
every item of clothes out. It’s also really space saving because that drawer was full
but now I have extra space and with smaller items I like
to buy these little containers from the pound shop and then put the smaller items in that. So I Marie Kondo’d even his pants and then I’ve got his
socks and his school socks and his accessories. And I’ve gone that little
bit further as well and actually labeled all of my little containers and drawers. This makes life so much more organized. My next tip is to invest in
some clever storage solutions around your house and if
you have any problem areas with things building up, it is to find a clever solution for that. This is the boy’s toy storage. I also had a problem with
all of our plastic cups so I got these little
baskets from Poundland and although it still
looks a bit disorganized it is honestly so much more organized. I also had an issue with
just shoes building up at the front door every day and it would drive me crazy. So I actually got a carpenter to build us an under the
stairs storage unit like this which just slides out. It was dead space we didn’t use anyway and it is the best money I’ve ever spent. It just hides all of the shoes and it makes me so, so happy. I also had a problem with towels because we have a very small
family bathroom for five of us but now I have hooks on
the back of the door. One for each boy so everyone knows whose towel is whose and it’s
just been really, really good to find solutions like this. While it’s great to have good storage it is also really important
to minimalize your things every six months or so. I like to take out all of my clothes at the change of every season and just go through what I want to keep and what I want to throw
or give to charity. If I haven’t worn it for six to 12 months it is time to say goodbye because I’m obviously not gonna use it and I also regularly
do this with my makeup and also with the kids’ toys because it really builds up. My next tip is to have clear counters and that may seem like a very obvious tip but I think it’s worth saying because it makes such a difference. It’s a bit like making your bed to make your room feel clean. If I ever have people coming ’round I will concentrate on
putting everything away. I even have places for
bigger appliances to go and then just wipe down the counters and once that’s done I feel like my entire kitchen just looks so much cleaner and same goes for
bedroom surfaces as well. If everything is off of the surfaces it just looks so tight. If I’m ever doing a deeper clean I like to clean from the top down so I would dust from the highest point that I need to dust from. Then clean all of the surfaces and then finally do the floor. There is no point in doing the floor if you are then going to put dust on it from cleaning the surfaces. With bigger tasks I like to break it up and do a little bit a day. If you’ve followed my channel for awhile you’ll know that I love a routine and my cleaning routine for laundry is to put on a load every morning, dry it every afternoon and then fold it and put it away every evening. I find this is so much easier than doing a dozen loads at the weekend. My next tip may seem a little bit strange but it honestly motivates
me so much to clean and that is to invest in nice
and clever cleaning products. I used to hate hoovering
but now that I have this very lightweight hoover which is a Dyson V6 I
look forward to hoovering, as sad as that sounds. I also got a really
clever dishwasher product where you just put the washing
liquid into the handle of it and then it’s much easier to wash dishes and I really enjoy using it and I also have this amazing mop. I know loads of my viewers
have already bought this because it’s in my cleaning routines but I love it. All you have to do is fill it up with the liquid and then you
can spray it around your floor and clean your floors really,
really quick and easily. And it’s kind of fun to use. Even my kids want to try it out. So I think by buying and investing in a few cool products like this it will really make
you want to clean more. It’s a bit like getting new gym gear so that you work out more. My next tip is don’t sit down. At the end of the day,
once your kids are in bed and you’re really tired, don’t sit down until
you’ve done everything that you wanna do for the next day. In our house we like
to get everything done before we go up to bed because it’s so nice to
come down to a clean house. So as I’m making dinner
I will get jobs done like make lunches or snacks for the kids. I’ll do all of the dishes
before we actually eat dinner because it’s just so much
easier to get it all done then. We just know that once
we sit down on that couch and our tummies are full and the TV is on, we will not be getting up
and doing anything else. So sometimes our dinners
eat a little bit colder just because we want
to get everything clean and done before we sit down and the last that I always
do at the end of the day is to put on the dishwasher and then it’s so nice in the morning when you come down to a clean house. And my last tip is to
get help and delegate. My little boys love to help me even though they are so young they’ll help me empty the dishwasher and also tidy up their
toys at the end of the day. It’s also great to give
your partner some jobs, maybe they’re in charge of laundry or helping you out with the dishes. If you cook, they wash et cetera and if you have the budget
and you hate cleaning, why not get a cleaner? If it helps you out and it’s
something you don’t enjoy doing then it’s worth the money. Right, so that is it for this video. I really hope you enjoyed my tips. Please let me know what you think in the comments below and don’t forget to
subscribe if you’re new. I post three videos a week and I would to have you as a viewer and yes, thanks so much for watching and I’ll see you soon, bye.

100 Comments

Emily Norris

Jul 7, 2017, 9:37 pm Reply

Hi Guys, I am struggling to reply to every comment nowadays but I normally love to reply to every comment! 🙁 So I just wanted to say here – thank you so much for watching and commenting – I will always reply to every comment that has been left in the first 4 hours of the video going live 🙂 xxx

Esko Kupiainen

Sep 9, 2019, 7:51 pm Reply

can we meet

Valerie Lane

Oct 10, 2019, 1:08 am Reply

I'm a new subscriber. But I believe you have great ideas

Daicy & Mia Luv

Oct 10, 2019, 6:24 am Reply

Thank you very much for all the help full ideas..

Soso Hassan

Oct 10, 2019, 12:47 pm Reply

I like your way of organizing

mariaj985

Oct 10, 2019, 1:37 pm Reply

This video changed my life…thanks so much..Im looking at it again

Kirsten Edmondson

Oct 10, 2019, 11:03 pm Reply

So glad I found your channel. I have five children and my baby-turned-toddler has just started his tornado development stage. I am feeling you!!! Not sitting down till everything is done is my mantra too. Thanks for the mariecondo organisation tips. Must get her book!

Oleg Žeželić

Oct 10, 2019, 1:36 am Reply

very nice! God bless you!

Kande Yakubu

Oct 10, 2019, 10:44 am Reply

You are simply amazing and great woman. New subscriber

Biya Hassan

Oct 10, 2019, 12:50 am Reply

This cant be real, do u not get tired woman??? Like how!! Having complex honestly

angel lopez

Oct 10, 2019, 6:40 am Reply

In my house, every toy that's on the floor finds its way to the trash.

Synel DPR

Oct 10, 2019, 11:26 am Reply

Does she work? I have no time for all this working 40hrs a week.

Mohana Ahmed

Oct 10, 2019, 11:38 am Reply

Nice organizing

Shavron Baksh

Oct 10, 2019, 9:36 pm Reply

I love ur 📹

FhayeTV Foodies

Oct 10, 2019, 12:59 am Reply

I love cleaning house too. Everyday I need to do something new, like sewing a pillow case, gardening etc. Its always nice to be organized and clean.

Sle hulum

Oct 10, 2019, 6:24 pm Reply

Im come back plz

ummu ummi

Oct 10, 2019, 6:36 pm Reply

Such a clean and organized house,and you're lovely too

Kanwal Noor

Oct 10, 2019, 4:37 am Reply

Seriously love I found ur channel and I am 32 week and 5 days pregnant with my IST baby…..😩😩trust me it's so ssso helpful to see u and listen to u with all your hacks and tricks thank you so much…..so much love and warmth from my house to urs.❤❤❤❤

Saritha Vangala

Oct 10, 2019, 10:41 am Reply

supper

Aurora Villanueva

Oct 10, 2019, 2:37 am Reply

Great video!! Keep up the good work.

Lord Death

Oct 10, 2019, 4:13 am Reply

due to depression, finding the motivation to clean can be so difficult but after watching a couple of your videos last night, I finally managed to get up and gut out the living room, however, I think while the advice of don't sit down is fantastic, I am heavily overweight, obese more like, so after 15mins of cleaning my whole lower back felt like it was seizing up, for anyone else who is like me and has back problems whether from weight or any other reason, if you must sit down, then do so but do it in very short bursts otherwise as mentioned, you won't get back up lol 🙂

Matildah Underwood

Oct 10, 2019, 9:06 am Reply

When

HM. C

Oct 10, 2019, 3:51 am Reply

I wonder how would you clean the toilet seat with pee? I had used to spray them with water and the floor just to get rid of em and the smell but it's obviously not a good idea. what would you do?

rasty 210

Oct 10, 2019, 6:45 am Reply

Insane routine

John Carter

Oct 10, 2019, 8:05 pm Reply

come to my home

Shiva Rekha

Oct 10, 2019, 11:10 am Reply

Jus loved ur video 🥰🥰🥰🥰

Victoria Mugambi

Oct 10, 2019, 2:12 pm Reply

https://youtu.be/bGD4hJ-jvW8

So how do you prepare for commercial AUDITIONS?

Josh Bernal

Oct 10, 2019, 5:08 am Reply

I thought from the beginning your living alone and don't have kids because you look young but I was surprised you have three kids your so inspiring for young ladies and an Ideal woman for men
I like the way you don't spoil your children in their early age they are started to help you

Jane Yunger

Oct 10, 2019, 11:36 pm Reply

I just moved to the UK and I can't believe you don't have swifer here

TheRightSide

Oct 10, 2019, 12:38 pm Reply

I loved that video and looking around your hour house. It gave a feeling of calm and order 😌 and some inspiration to keep going with my routines. New subscriber 👍💕

kyaw ko ko htet

Oct 10, 2019, 6:10 am Reply

Genius!
I really love your idea sis.
Thank you

Ela Tabinowska

Oct 10, 2019, 7:34 pm Reply

Emily-you are amazing

Ela Tabinowska

Oct 10, 2019, 7:34 pm Reply

Love you.You are such a lovely person such a positive

Rebecca Garcia

Oct 10, 2019, 1:51 pm Reply

I love your headboard. Where is it from?

Rhianne Natividad

Nov 11, 2019, 5:41 pm Reply

Wow. This will help me a lot when I build my own home. Thank you! 💖

Nadeesha Lakmali

Nov 11, 2019, 1:19 am Reply

Most valuable tip is "Dont sit down"😍😍

tooba arshad

Nov 11, 2019, 5:58 pm Reply

I love ur shirt at 4.25

Precious Ward

Nov 11, 2019, 3:24 am Reply

First rule for cleaning a house is not to fall out of love with cleaning especially daily😂🤣🤣 I love the rule of "don't sit down"..I am guilty with leaving everything for the couch after a meal. . Now I plan to do the don't sit down rule.

Emelia Onichi

Nov 11, 2019, 4:53 am Reply

=)

Sadia Ejaz

Nov 11, 2019, 8:44 am Reply

Just love u & praise u for doing very very good job😘

flilguy

Nov 11, 2019, 1:25 am Reply

I live in the USA and I enjoyed these tips.

boing zoing

Nov 11, 2019, 11:12 am Reply

I loved this video. I'm trying to keep the routine too.thanks for the tips

BucketBoyZyon

Nov 11, 2019, 11:21 am Reply

I like your routine

QuackheadsTheKpop

Nov 11, 2019, 1:24 pm Reply

so basically put everything in a basket…

Gloria Lawrence

Nov 11, 2019, 7:14 pm Reply

“NICE”

Sharon Matthews

Nov 11, 2019, 2:35 am Reply

Help me clean the top of my stove- what should i use to clean the burners

Joanna Pederson

Nov 11, 2019, 9:03 pm Reply

Cost prohibitive for me.

Candida Tapia

Nov 11, 2019, 1:37 am Reply

Awesome

Leigh Pogue

Nov 11, 2019, 11:46 pm Reply

The 2k thumbs down are hoarders. 😂🤣😂🤣💯. I’ve always been this way and it helps everyone have a better day for sure. Also, if you get up to go to the restroom or to get something to drink, take something near you that is out of place and put it where it belongs. It makes cleaning later, so much easier.

Apple pie

Nov 11, 2019, 1:22 pm Reply

Im stuck at 3 boys under age 6

laminage

Nov 11, 2019, 1:18 pm Reply

You are adorable and very smart

Janakie Fernando

Nov 11, 2019, 7:28 am Reply

Amazing💪❤

Shaniya Ware

Nov 11, 2019, 4:30 pm Reply

This video actually made me not want to be lazy anymore and clean

Aditya Polisetty

Nov 11, 2019, 10:28 pm Reply

Wow. Respect!!!!

ROBBIE BUNGE

Nov 11, 2019, 12:00 am Reply

Nice video. I just get so sad watching a rap running and good water going down the drain. Rather fill the sink then empty into the garden. And hang your clothes outside, use thesun. It's free and doesn't leave a carbon footprint.

le la

Nov 11, 2019, 11:02 am Reply

All I can say is you are a super mama ❤️

Mariann Carroll

Nov 11, 2019, 5:14 pm Reply

Love watching visual

Sophia Herley

Nov 11, 2019, 6:40 pm Reply

Wow, you are a supermom!! A true inspiration to all mothers xoxo

A Spade

Nov 11, 2019, 9:51 pm Reply

Sorry to ask but what kind of bed frame is that and where did you buy it?

Danielle Tait

Nov 11, 2019, 6:37 pm Reply

I was hoping for an easier solution to the shoe pile up lol

M C

Dec 12, 2019, 10:59 pm Reply

Your kitchen is so pretty!

Martina Thompson

Dec 12, 2019, 2:03 pm Reply

Do and agree with all. Always make my bed first thing. Pick up and put away as you go. I hoover and mop my floors every day as I back out the door with dog so by time walk done floors dry. And I do wash pots and wipe down as cooking but I draw the line at washing everything before eating. I gate lukewarm food!!!

Eileen Stack

Dec 12, 2019, 7:17 am Reply

Thanks for your tips Emily

A K

Dec 12, 2019, 8:31 am Reply

I hear this vacuum has poor suction I have a lot of rugs /carpet in my home

A K

Dec 12, 2019, 8:32 am Reply

You’re a great housewife/ I suck at womanly things lol / sometimes I wish I had a housewife

Chantell

Dec 12, 2019, 1:54 pm Reply

I'm already go bananas 🙄 her hangers are multy coulors

sylvia timoney

Dec 12, 2019, 3:49 pm Reply

Ahh just treat hung.forgot about your first kitchen 🙂 times just flying by .

Lance Brian

Dec 12, 2019, 3:37 am Reply

thank you so much because my lesson in my school is"keeping the home clean"

Shiela Indangan

Dec 12, 2019, 4:26 pm Reply

This is so me. I can’t sit down till our house is clean.

Amna H. K. S

Dec 12, 2019, 3:45 pm Reply

Love your videos Emily. You are my inspiration to make similar content just to record my life.

Destinyatk

Dec 12, 2019, 2:43 am Reply

Quick & to the point. I LOVE the drawer idea. I'm starting that tomorrow…..Thanks

Joy Lake

Dec 12, 2019, 7:57 pm Reply

1st Tip make your bed Everyday 2 roll your clothes not fold. 3 find storage places 4 make spaces to store more crap, Go through clothes every 6 months, Clean off counters, do laundry everyday, vacuum DAILY CUZ YOU'RE NUTS, GET YOURSELF INTO A ROUTINE, DO NOT SIT DOWN!! DO ALL DISHES AFTER EATING! DELEGATE! Become OCD

dimnu suantak

Dec 12, 2019, 2:54 pm Reply

You are beautiful..

Fiza Shaikh

Dec 12, 2019, 8:20 pm Reply

👍🌺🌸💕😘

Latchmi Jacqueline

Dec 12, 2019, 11:27 pm Reply

Love these tips and this video thanks so much for sharing! Going to get a cool mop like that!

Judy C

Dec 12, 2019, 11:48 pm Reply

Don't sit down. That must be why I never get far enough to do the floors! Here's a tip- do the floor tomorrow

Kaylynne Freeman

Dec 12, 2019, 5:39 pm Reply

Hello, loved the video. Where did you get your dish thingy lol to wash your dishes with I really need one of those!!

emma rouse

Dec 12, 2019, 7:23 am Reply

I love your videos!!!!!¡¡!!!!!¡!!!!👍👍👍

Cleaning Care

Dec 12, 2019, 6:30 am Reply

good

Kamal Singh

Dec 12, 2019, 4:58 pm Reply

I do same way u do ur cleaning

Casper Wallace

Dec 12, 2019, 4:32 pm Reply

Man, you make me tired just watching you. When do you ever get time for yourself, you only get one life. I don't like cleaning that much….its a has to be done rather than "lets do it"….

Diana. F Baier

Dec 12, 2019, 6:26 pm Reply

Nice

Kristin Camyl Mendoza

Jan 1, 2020, 10:55 am Reply

Great tips!

nik nak

Jan 1, 2020, 8:21 pm Reply

I’m not a clean freak but I do find the most simple tips she mentioned so work.
I love to wake up to a clean house otherwise I’m pissed all day because it delays the things I can be doing, unfortunately living with 4 teenagers and a 5 year old is absolute madness because they don’t help but nag and blame eachother- then there’s a war and finally when I’ve lost my brains and shout- it seems to get done..!

Lol but I’m loving the plastic air bags!!
Perfectly compressed my visitor blanket and sheets and have been put away in the storage box for next use.
Feels cleaner so much happier.

I’m literally just rambling on and on and I can’t believe someone has actually read this whole comment!😅

Amanda Castles

Jan 1, 2020, 3:17 am Reply

Perfect routine!
I’m going to do this when I move before our little one comes along.

Thanks for sharing

Regin Althea SInco

Jan 1, 2020, 10:05 am Reply

whos watching dis in 2020?

shonilea

Jan 1, 2020, 11:07 pm Reply

I have a cleaning routine also.
I get up and after I have got myself and my 2 kids ready move everything I have used. The kids move their pjs and bowls. If I have time I will wash the breakfast pots but most time I don't as kids being lazy.
I then go work at 8am and get home at 4pm.
I put tea on and put load in the washer
I go upstairs and clean bathroom and Hoover all rooms.
I come down and finish tea.
After tea I clean kitchen making sure I wash dry and put everything away. I put the clothes in the dryer and then put a load in the washer that goes on the maiden and radiators. I hoover downstairs clean the toilet room and then put all stuff away. I then get out uniforms and put out ready morning. I finish off putting the clothes away from the dryer and the maiden before.
Sorting the kids happens in between all the above.

Things that help me the most is things having their own place. I.e tub for tea towels and all kids toys having certain places I.e a drawer for their tablet and chargers etc a box for craft/ drawing.
And keeping things away in boxes so not much is on show and always feels tidier. I also have a cordless Hoover and love it. X

Luckylovebae

Jan 1, 2020, 11:53 pm Reply

I miss poundland so much, I’ve had all of these same exact containers, they where extremely useful when I lived in the Uk, but now that I’m back in Switzerland I don’t have them and here they sell them but they are expensive AF. I used to store everything in order, make up, hair products, nail products etc they are a perfect solution

Sadie Lanier

Jan 1, 2020, 5:29 am Reply

I get home from work at about 4:45 and my goal is to not sit down until 7:30 and I get SO much more done this way

Sasha Cardenas

Jan 1, 2020, 6:45 pm Reply

Amazing

Nindicha Dwitananda

Jan 1, 2020, 4:51 am Reply

Amazingggg mom💗

Racheal DiLeonardo

Jan 1, 2020, 9:47 pm Reply

Where did you get the flannel shirt????

Anna Jose

Jan 1, 2020, 8:28 am Reply

I totally looove this and this is the first youtube page I subscribed in. Looking forward for more of your videos Emily. New wifey here 🙂

fixngobble TV

Jan 1, 2020, 8:23 pm Reply

I just love clean up videos…. Maybe it's also because I love cleaning myself

LifestylesWithLeah

Jan 1, 2020, 4:12 am Reply

I loved this video. Very very helpful. Thanks 😊

Zozo Ahmed

Jan 1, 2020, 8:25 am Reply

You are really a good mom, and a good house wife , god bless you and your family 👏👏❤️❤️❤️❤️😍😍😍😍😍

katherine panteli

Jan 1, 2020, 10:36 am Reply

I clean in the morning and the night is like a mess again how can I keep my house clean ?

Tamara Bradshaw

Jan 1, 2020, 4:09 am Reply

Those tufted headboards are so popular

Tamara Bradshaw

Jan 1, 2020, 4:12 am Reply

Dysons are expensive

Nae P

Jan 1, 2020, 2:12 pm Reply

I like the basket in the kids draws, and I agree don't sit down!

Leave a Reply