All families who love the outdoors are excited to finally enjoy the warm weather and go outside. From kids running around the backyard to going on family hikes, the warmest months of the year offers plenty of chances to have fun and to create new memories. With all the outdoor fun your family is having, you dread having to clean up messes resulting from your family’s love for the outdoors. Here are some tricks to keeping your home clean with your outdoorsy family.
Check Before Walking Inside
Looking out for what your children tracks into the house is probably second nature to you by now. When your kids are more likely to be outside all day, checking for dirt before walking inside becomes more crucial. Before they walk inside, have them take off their shoes after wiping them on the doormat. Be sure to look for anything clinging to their clothes or backpacks, bugs have a habit of hanging on to fabrics.
Keep Your Outdoor Items Together
Specify a place to keep all of your outdoor equipment together in the house. The front door, backdoor, and garage are all excellent options for where to put your things. By keeping your outdoor items like hiking shoes, gardening supplies, or sports equipment together, you are lessening the chances of allergens and dirt littering around your home. Plus, it will help you find these things easier when you are about to leave to go on a family adventure.
Put together a picnic or set food out on your outdoor furniture, and have a nice meal with your family while experiencing the beauty of the outdoors. This is a great activity for outdoorsy people, but it proves useful when it comes to keeping a clean home. Rather than having everyone come back inside to eat and cause a mess in your kitchen, eating outside removes the chances of a mess occurring. If crumbs fall outside, you do not need to worry about cleaning them up.
Call in the Professionals
When your family loves the outdoors, keeping your home clean can be an exhausting task to do over and over. Instead of stressing over cleaning your home, schedule weekly home cleaning services to come in and deep clean your home. They can reach those hard to clean places, find hidden dirt, and remove allergens from your home.