(Closed) How often do you clean your place?

posted 5 years ago in Home
  • poll: How often do you clean your house / apartment?
    a few times a week : (57 votes)
    19 %
    once a week : (75 votes)
    25 %
    a few times a month : (50 votes)
    17 %
    once a month : (37 votes)
    12 %
    never! : (5 votes)
    2 %
    a hired cleaning service takes care of it : (8 votes)
    3 %
    my partner helps : (57 votes)
    19 %
    my partner does NOT help : (13 votes)
    4 %
  • Post # 3
    1548 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    We have wood floors and a Siberian Husky – so her hair is everywhere! I dust and vaccum at least 4 times a week! 

    Post # 4
    1095 posts
    Bumble bee

    @AmyFarrahFowler:  Same here! Not a husky but a white American Bulldog that is in constant-shed mode.

    We clean up 2-3 times a week and do a thorough cleaning once a week (sheets, toilets, mop, etc.)

    Post # 5
    5428 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I just finished vacuuming today! So once a week! No more, no less.

    Post # 6
    201 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I tidy up once a week. A good thorough cleaning only happens once a month or so.

    Post # 7
    4352 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    FYI, I voted for “my partner helps” but thats and understatement. He does 90+% of the cleaning.

    I do laundry weekly and we clean the apt (wipe down counters, vaccuuming, pick up, clean bathrooms ect.) when company is coming. Thats usually once a week but occasionally it is as infrequent as once a month.

    I have much lower standards than my Fiance.

    Post # 8
    4049 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    I generally pick up after myself and don’t let things get too cluttered. I wash dishes everyday and do a general clean up whenever I cook.

    Besides the daily little cleaning up after myself, I do some general decluttering about once a week, and a more thorough cleaning every two weeks. It’s a small apartment, so it isn’t hard to keep up with it. We also have no pets and don’t use the living room too much, so there’s no need to vacuum constantly and whatnot.

    Post # 9
    1659 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I keep the kitchen clean and the living areas picked up/tidy…but ya, the rest not so much.  There’s a lot of clutter and I leave piles of laundry everywhere.  I hate cleaning.

    I used to have cleaners twice a month but it got expensive and they weren’t actually that good.  I want to find a cleaner who does a good job for like $200/month not $300 because I HATE CLEANING.

    Darling Husband picks up and sweeps, but I don’t think he’s ever cleaned the toilets or anything.

    Post # 10
    1902 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2012 - Franklin Plaza

    Uggggh, not enough!! Just a few times a month, but sometimes we invite our friends over for dinner just to motivate ourselves to clean the damn place more often. 

    Thankfully Darling Husband is very helpful with cleaning up our apartment.

    Post # 11
    3772 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I clean up everyday (ie declutter, clean kitchen, wipe down tables, etc). Vacuuming is done 1-2 times a week along with dusting and laundry. Bathroom is deep cleaned every other week… and wiped down every day.

    Hubby normally does the dishes and always helps out with the weekly ‘deep/more thorough cleaning’

    Post # 12
    1519 posts
    Bumble bee

    I do the dishes every day/every other day and pick up about the same. I usually spend like an hour or so cleaning every other day and it stays pretty clean for having a four year old and two kittens lol.

    Post # 13
    733 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    I clean just about every day, except for weekends. I’m a total neat freak…not a “clean” freak or germaphobe by any means, but I cannot STAND a cluttery, messy house. Fiance is the same way so I anticipate we will work together daily. At least that’s the “verbal” plan 😉

    Post # 14
    4355 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    A good thorough clean usually once a week, but smaller things in between like dishes (obviously), laundry and some quick vacuuming. Normally on weekends we dust, finish laundry, vacuum everywhere and do bathrooms and anything else that needs to get done. Yes Darling Husband helps.

    Post # 15
    751 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    We have hardwood floors, a Siberian Husky, 2 kids and I stay home so I clean daily. There’s always something to clean. I will admit that the laundry and dishes are the first things to get backed up but I usually make sure there’s no clutter, floors clean, counters clear, bathrooms clean and the playroom, our room, my kids room and guest room are at least presentable at all times.

    Post # 16
    214 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    Hudband and I clean every Saturday early morning, while im inside cleaning he is outside doing yard work, mowning lawn, landscaping, front and back yard, then he cleans both cars inside and out

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