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Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Minimalist Housekeeping: How to Keep Your Home Looking Like a Haven

Do you struggle to keep your home looking its best? Most people live busy lives and it's not always easy to ensure that your home is always in pristine condition and that it’s a comfortable and relaxing place to spend time in. However, there are steps you can take to address this issue. Below are some of the ways you can keep your home looking like a haven.  I certainly need these tips and hope they're useful for you too:

Assess the Current Situation and Consider Professional Help 

First of all, you need to find out where you can make improvements in your home. You need to become more organised and go into each room of your home and identify any issues that may be affecting the mood and comfort in your home. Once you have drawn up a list of the main items you need to improve, you can start to tackle each item.  
For instance, if you notice that the carpets in your home are not as clean as they should be, you should arrange for a professional carpet cleaning company to come in and perform a deep clean.  Alternatively, if you have a lot of unfinished DIY jobs in your home, consider hiring a handyman to help you get back on top of things. 

Create a Routine and Stick to It 

If you really want to turn your home into a haven and keep it that way, you have to become more disciplined. You should create daily, weekly and monthly routines that ensure that every room in your home always looks amazing. Simple routines include making all beds as soon as everyone in your home gets up and washing up and cleaning up immediately after eating or completing other activities in your home. 

Declutter and Keep Your Home Tidy 

The less items you have in a home, the tidier it looks and the less work you have to do each week. Decluttering and giving your home a more minimalist look will transform the mood in your home and make it a more refreshing and enjoyable place to relax and unwind. 

Dedicate Specific Areas in Your Home to Relax and Entertain 

Ideally, you should dedicate an area in your home to relax and entertain family and friends. Changing the decor, ensuring that this is a quiet place to spend your time, and adding other welcoming features are all effective ways to achieve this goal.  
Creating a relaxing area like this should not be confined to the inside of your home either. Many homeowners don't make the most of the outside areas of their homes, which have the potential to become special places to relax in and spend valuable time with people who are dear to you.  

Making some simple changes to your garden, lawn, yard or patio area such as adding furniture, plants, water features or any other features that improve your home's exterior will all help to turn the outside of your property into a much more welcoming and friendly place. 

Unfortunately, many homeowners neglect their homes and they are not always the happiest or most enjoyable places to live in. However, if you make some or all of the changes mentioned above, you can eventually have your own haven that you can be proud to call your own. 

What are your tips for minimal housekeeping?


  1. Loving your inspiration
    I love having a beautiful home but my interior design skills always leave a lot to be desired

  2. I have a small house so everything is crammed into small rooms, 2 young kids don't help either! Sooo many toys


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