How To Set Up A Speed Cleaning Kit
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We are sharing how to set up a speed cleaning kit using the same tools and products we used in our residential cleaning business.
Speed Cleaning your home occasionally will liberate your free time, usually Saturday’s if you are like us.
Set up your speed cleaning kit with just the essentials. Keep in mind that speed cleaning is not deep cleaning. When you just can’t stand a dirty house and you are short on time, do some speed cleaning using products you know will remove the dirt and grime.
- Organizing tray with a handle
- Windex® Vinegar Multi-Surface Cleaner
- Furniture Polish
- Paper towels (windows and glass)
- Dusting cloth (wood furniture)
- Microfiber cloth (solid surfaces like formica and marble)
- Feather duster
- Trash bag
You really only need two cleaners for speed cleaning, Windex® Vinegar Multi-Surface Cleaner and furniture polish. Our organizing tray with a handle came from the dollar store. Mine has been in use for many years and has been quite durable.
Now that you know how to set up a speed cleaning kit, let’s quickly go over some do’s and don’ts for speed cleaning your home.
Speed Cleaning Do’s and Don’ts
- Do have all your tools and equipment ready before you start cleaning (Speed Cleaning Kit)
- Remove all distractions (TV, Cell Phone)
- Do carry a trash bag with you from room to room. It will likely be ready to take out when you’re done.
- Do work in a definite pattern for optimum results. Start in the room nearest the front door and work your way through the house clockwise going from room to room.
- Do the same as above for each room using a definite pattern. Begin to the right of where you entered the room and work your way around the room and back out the door.
- Do not do laundry while speed cleaning.
Clutter and speed cleaning.
We are cleaning. We are not decluttering. The trick is to manage the clutter before you speed clean. Just in case you didn’t do that, try one of these tips.
The quickest thing to do is to pile it all in one spot and then go put everything away after you have finished the room. No walking back and forth while speed cleaning because it will slow you down.
Make a quick trip through the house to remove all clutter prior to beginning your speed cleaning. Carry a laundry basket with you to collect it all then tell everyone to get their own stuff from the basket. Good luck with that!
Do your decluttering on Friday evening before you go to bed. Saturday speed cleaning will go smoothly.
Take a quick walk through my home and I’ll show how I use my speed cleaning kit.
Everything I need for bedroom furniture, glass decor and mirrors is handy in my tray.
I know I am not the only one who loves that streak free shine on my mirrors!
My Windex® Vinegar Multi-Surface Cleaner in my kit cleans my vintage marble top side tables. I’ll be using it soon for spring cleaning windows too. I recommend waiting until after the pollen has settled to begin spring cleaning. My speed cleaning kit also has my furniture polish for the wood surfaces and a feather duster for lamps and decor.
While speed cleaning my home, I clean surfaces in the kitchen and bathrooms also. They say housework is it’s own reward. That mirror shine on my smooth top stove is my reward. Once that shine is visible the kitchen is closed.
Windex® Original Glass Wipes are great for quick clean ups in the bathroom too. I love adding them to my speed cleaning kit for a quick wipe down of bathroom counters and fixtures.
Stop by Kroger and pick up your Windex® Vinegar Multi-Surface Cleaner. Set up your speed cleaning kit and make plans to liberate your Saturday’s.
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Great tips! Thank you for making this easy to organize. 🙂
What a great idea Shirley! That would make cleaning a breeze when you can carry along all the products you need. Thanks for sharing!
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This makes so much sense. I need to make one up for myself. Half the work sometimes is figuring out where everything I need for cleaning is located. Smart Idea!!
This is such a great idea! Having a kit ready to clean is perfect. Being able to just clean it up quick would make so much sense.
I think I’d need some space for motivation, too! haha That’s the biggest thing standing in my way of my house being cleaner 🙂
Who couldn’t use a “Speed Cleaning Kit”? Seriously. This is perfect for literally EVERYONE. Love these ideas. Thank you so much for sharing.
Looks like we’re all getting ready for Spring cleaning! This cleaning kit looks so convenient.
I am all for cleaning that is quick and easy. This kit is great as everything is in one place and easy to get to without having to search for it.
This is a really great cleaning kit! Although I HATE spring cleaning this would definitely help lessen the pain – and Windex is THE BEST!
Great idea! 🙂
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When I’m cleaning, I definitely like to be quick and efficient. These are great tips for making cleaning go smoother. Thanks for the suggestions.
I use baskets for anything and everything around the house. Baskets are great for carrying cleaning items and makes it easier to handle while cleaning.
Oh, and thanks for reminding me to pick up some more Windex multi-surface cleaner.
I’ve already started my spring cleaning. My house desperately needed it. And I always have Windex products on hand. They work great!
Anything that speeds up my cleaning I am all for it! I hate that it takes so long to clean everything. I like what you have set up in there and I will definitely have to do that.
I definitely could use one of those basket organizers. I know that they make the process of cleaning so much easier. And thanks for the good tips about managing the clutter.
I agree with you that when speed cleaning, we must not multi-task, like do the laundry while cleaning. I’ve done that so many times and it really slowed me down. I clean the house everyday, which is good because I free up a lot of time on the weekends. Oh, and thanks for reminding me to pick up some more Windex multi-surface cleaner.
These are great for speed cleaning. I like to set a timer when I’m doing quick cleanups. I can’t spring clean without the TV though lol. Well, if I’m in that room I mean!
Great idea on organizing the speed cleaning kits. It will really save you time on setting up when cleaning. Windex looks really effective for cleaning.
I always have Windex products in my spring cleaning kit. I love the idea of speed cleaning when I don’t have time to do a deep clean. I’ve tried other window/mirror cleaners, but I found that they don’t do the job like Windex does.
Speed cleaning sounds good to me. I hate wasting time cleaning the house, but obviously it’s something that NEEDS to be done. I just want to get it done with as soon as possible.