How to Stay Neat and Tidy While Living in Close Quarters

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You would think that living in close quarters means there’s less to clean up, right?  Wrong! Believe it or not, smaller spaces are actually much harder to clean because clutter accumulates quicker, which can give off the appearance that your place is actually much dirtier than it looks.  Organization is key to keeping any living space clean, and whether you live alone or with friends, maintaining a tidy home means constantly picking up after yourself. Experts know that the best way to keep a small place nice and tidy is to clean, and clean often.

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Stick to a Schedule

To keep your place looking its best, it’s important to set up a cleaning schedule to help keep on top of things.  By allocating a few minutes a day to a particular project, you’ll help keep your space it’s cleanest.  If you’re one of those people who prefers to have things written out in order to do them, set up a cleaning calendar that shows which area to clean and what day to clean them, this works particularly well when living with other roommates because it helps coordinate your entire living space.

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Jennifer Parker

Jennifer Parker is a "handywoman" around the house and love working on different, creative projects for the home and garden. She is the writer and owner of a home improvement blog and is also a freelance writer for Floor & Decor.