Express Housekeeping

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Penguin, Feb 21, 2011 - House & Home - 224 pages
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Do you dream of being a domestic goddess, but the reality is that your home is a domestic disaster? You'd love a sparkling sanctuary to return to at the end of the day, but the day seems never-ending and there's just no time to clean? You are not alone! Longer office hours and the demands of juggling a family mean that no one wants to spend precious spare time on chores.

Don't despair! Armed with this book you too can have floors you can eat your dinner off of and you'll no longer be embarrassed in front of unexpected guests. This book is the first of its kind and will prove that minimum effort can achieve maximum results.

So don't spend hours scrubbing pans and cleaning windows-discover the shortcuts that lead to a beautiful house without compromising its cleanliness. Express Housekeeping is packed with tips and handy advice on how to get yourself and your house organized so you can clean more quickly and efficiently, how to delegate chores to others, and how to clean as you go to prevent dirt and clutter from building up. Plus, it offers plenty of ideas for green and budget methods of cleaning as well.

By the end of this book you'll have a clean house, cash in your pocket, and time to spend it!


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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

While I didn't actually learn anything from this book, that doesn't make it any less fantastic. It should be required reading for everyone who intends to grow up and live on their own, starting at ... Read full review


Introduction 6
Speed cleaning 14
Doing dishes 102
Clothes and laundry 122
Removing stains 154
Coping with children and pets 174
Decluttering 190
Index 220

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