5 Ways to Keep Your Bachelor Pad Clean

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If cleaning and housework are really not your forte, you’ll be pleased to know that it is possible to keep your bachelor pad squeaky clean with minimal effort. There are a few basic rules to follow, but apart from that, it doesn’t take too long to keep your place shipshape and ready for any unexpected visitors. You never know when your family are going to visit you, or you get to bring your latest hot date home! Therefore, it pays to keep on top of the cleaning because it saves any embarrassment when someone special comes to call.

1. Make Your Bed Every Day

You’ve probably only got a duvet so where’s the hardship in making your bed every day? As well as making your bedroom look much tidier, making your bed affects your mood and sets the tone for the day. You spend on average a third of your day in your bedroom, so the way it looks is bound to have an effect on your mood. How can you feel calm, relaxed, and grounded when your bedroom is so disorganized?

2. Use Natural Cleaning Products

Rather than use one of the many toxic chemical cleaners in your home, go for a much more straightforward approach. Mix a small amount of lemon juice in water and use it for wiping down your kitchen surfaces. It has proved to be very effective against mold and bacteria, and it makes your home smell nice too. Clean and disinfect your countertops, microwave, glasses, and refrigerator.

3. Your Bathroom Deserves Special Attention

There are one room guests are sure to visit, and that’s the bathroom, so it’s one room that needs to be clean and presentable. Wipe all the surfaces down with soapy water and then rinse with clean water. Use old newspapers to wipe the mirrors and empty your waste-paper basket. Vacuum the tiled floor and your bathroom is as good as new.

4. Get Rid of That Bachelor Smell

There is a distinct odor to a bachelor pad, and it’s not all that pleasant for any visitors. The best way to remove any “stale” odors is to open the windows as much as possible. There are room deodorizers you can buy from the store, but many of them contain harmful chemicals. It’s much better to use natural products such as lemons or add some plants to your room that will help clean the air.

5. Call in the Professionals

If you really can’t find the time for all the above, then it’s better to call in the professionals. Visit and see what they can do for you. Using the services of a cleaning company is something you can do on a regular basis, and it saves you from all the hard work.

Think of your bachelor pad as a reflection of you, and you’ll be more inclined to keep it clean and tidy. Follow the tips above or hire a professional cleaner, it really doesn’t matter. What matters is that your home is sparkling clean.

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Written by Millennial Staff

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