15 cleaning habits to start that future now you’ll thank yourself for

Save yourself some hassle for your future by collecting these daily life saving products (Photo: Amazon)

Save yourself some hassle for your future by collecting these daily life saving products (Photo: Amazon)

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I don’t know about you, but after a week of work, frankly there is nothing I want to do less than spend Saturday or Sunday morning doing the “big cleaning”. But considering I’m the kind of person who can’t relax if I know the floors might not be clean, I’ve had to find other ways to prevent buildup, blockage and bacteria, every day on a daily basis.

Whether you hate pulling wisps of hair down the drain, hate flushing the toilet or dreading having your coffee machine cleaned monthly, I’ve put together my best selection of cleaning products and habits to put in place if you want to say. goodbye forever to these time-consuming tasks.

Keep your tiles clean longer by using this no-rinse spray after every shower

Keep your tiles clean longer by using this no-rinse spray after every shower

Amazon

Keep your tiles clean longer by using this no-rinse spray after every shower

Spraying wet tiles and shower screen with some of this fab spray after each shower literally takes two seconds, but it helped my shower stay cleaner longer by preventing the build-up of soap scum, limescale and even mold. Plus, you don’t even have to rinse it off!

£ 4 from Amazon

And clean the shower screen to prevent water marks from forming

And clean the shower screen to prevent water marks from forming

Amazon

And clean the shower screen to prevent water marks from forming

The ultimate duo, once the shower screen is sprayed, I use this silicone squeegee to clean everything and leave my screen glowing. It takes very little time to do this, but it helped tremendously in stopping the formation of unsightly soap scum and hard water marks.

£ 8.99 from Amazon

Hit this compact and affordable dehumidifier

Hit this compact and affordable dehumidifier

La Redoute

Hit this compact and affordable dehumidifier

Mold is the worst, so why not stop it before it even develops. Most dehumidifiers are bulky and expensive, but this tabletop one is compact and not ugly either. Remember to turn it on on a semi-regular basis and you’ll be saved a lot of work cleaning up the black stuff in the long run.

£ 39.99 from La Redoute

Place this mat under the shoe cabinet to collect any fallen dust and dirt

Place this mat under the shoe cabinet to collect any fallen dust and dirt

Amazon

Place this mat under the shoe cabinet to collect any fallen dust and dirt

Our floors were getting so dirty thanks to dust, dirt and gravel falling off the soles of our shoes in the hallway. So I put this smart, easy-to-clean mat under the shoe cabinet to get it before it hits the floor and I noticed a real difference.

£ 5.99 from Amazon

Quickly lift pet fur from furniture with this self-cleaning fluff brush

Quickly lift pet fur from furniture with this self-cleaning fluff brush

Amazon

Quickly lift pet fur from furniture with this self-cleaning fluff brush

Perfect for pet owners who feel their sofa is always covered in fur, the smart lint brush will freshen up your furniture without you having to remove the vacuum cleaner. A really smart gadget, it has a self-cleaning base and is designed to hold the fur until it empties.

£ 20.75 from Amazon

Attach a toilet cleaning disc to the bowl and it will freshen your toilet with each flush

Attach a toilet cleaning disc to the bowl and it will freshen your toilet with each flush

Amazon

Attach a toilet cleaning disc to the bowl and it will freshen your toilet with each flush

Nobody likes cleaning the toilet, but I’ve found that printing one of these discs on the toilet bowl really helps keep it fresh longer. Each disc lasts up to seven weeks, prevents the build-up of stains and limescale, and most importantly, releases a wonderful lime scent every time you rinse.

£ 4.86 from Amazon

Quickly clean your coffee machine with these descaling tablets

Quickly clean your coffee machine with these descaling tablets

Amazon

Quickly clean your coffee machine with these descaling tablets

If you don’t thoroughly clean your Tassimo machine at least a couple of times a year, it may stop working just as effectively. A super boring job, instead I put one of these clever descaling tablets in my car, follow the simple instructions and they get rid of the limescale quickly!

£ 6.99 from Amazon

Say goodbye to fishing for hair and food out of the drain with these silicone covers

Say goodbye to fishing for hair and food out of the drain with these silicone covers

Amazon

Say goodbye to fishing for hair and food out of the drain with these silicone covers

There is nothing worse than when the water from the shower stops flowing just as quickly and you realize that it is once again time to try to fish your hair out of the drain. But thankfully, I’ve managed to completely avoid having to do this since placing one of these clever silicone haircuts over the cap hole.

£ 6.99 from Amazon

Use this microfiber duster to clean under appliances without having to move them

Use this microfiber duster to clean under appliances without having to move them

Amazon

Use this microfiber duster to clean under appliances without having to move them

The floor under my TV cabinet gets very dusty, but I hate having to pull it out to be able to vacuum. So I regularly step under this soft and flexible microfiber duster to stop any build up and found it really effective.

£ 29.99 from Amazon

Stop mold and mildew build-up with these moisture absorbers

Stop mold and mildew build-up with these moisture absorbers

Amazon

Stop mold and mildew build-up with these moisture absorbers

Especially if you have a windowless bathroom, it’s worth strategically placing these moisture absorbers in the room so it’s less likely to start getting smelly and moldy.

£ 10.99 from Amazon

Save time with this powerful baking spray that works its magic in minutes

Save time with this powerful baking spray that works its magic in minutes

Amazon

Save time with this powerful baking spray that works its magic in minutes

Leaving the large oven clean until it’s time to move is one of the worst mistakes you can make as a tenant, so I keep up to date by regularly using this super powerful solution that is capable of removing even burnt bits of food.

£ 6 from Amazon

Hit this mop spray on hard floors for a quick and thorough clean

Hit this mop spray on hard floors for a quick and thorough clean

La Redoute

Hit this mop spray on hard floors for a quick and thorough clean

Disgusted with how dirty the dirty water in the bucket was every time I turned it upside down, I instead took this rose gold handled spray mop for sleeping and ran the weird spritz mid-week. Super easy to use, all you need to do is plug in one of the microfiber heads, add your favorite cleaning solution to the bottle and pull the trigger to release the liquid.

£ 39.99 from La Redoute

Use this nifty gadget to get rid of lint and dust from washing machines and radiators

Use this nifty gadget to get rid of lint and dust from washing machines and radiators

Amazon

Use this nifty gadget to get rid of lint and dust from washing machines and radiators

Instead of letting dust accumulate between the radiator, use this long, flexible brush to get rid of it regularly. What’s more, you can also use it to remove lint from the washing machine.

£ 9.99 from Amazon

Keep fridge shelves clean by lining them with these antibacterial mats

Keep fridge shelves clean by lining them with these antibacterial mats

Amazon

Keep fridge shelves clean by lining them with these antibacterial mats

In addition to being much easier to clean than classic refrigerator shelves, these covers are antibacterial, mold and moisture resistant and therefore will keep your products much fresher.

£ 5.99 from Amazon

Let this 6-in-1 sachet thoroughly clean the dirty washing machine for you

Let this 6-in-1 sachet thoroughly clean the dirty washing machine for you

Amazon

Let this 6-in-1 sachet thoroughly clean the dirty washing machine for you

A smelly washing machine is counterproductive to cleaning your clothes, but having to scrub it yourself is so boring. A great alternative, this smart cleansing solution will dissolve your hair, kill bacteria, and eliminate odors for you. Also, there are six sachets in one pack.

£ 4.99 from Amazon

This article originally appeared on HuffPost UK and has been updated.

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