Dear Home Ec 101,
Settle a debate, please. Whose house is harder to clean a small home-owner’s or a large home-owner’s?
~Just itching for whining rights
If we assume, and yes, I do know what happens when we assume that both homes have the same dirt level then it basically comes out in the wash. When I say dirt level I mean, the comparison cannot be made between a small house owned by a single person who works outside the home and the other inhabited by a family where one parent stays home with three kids under five, not that I would know a thing about the latter situation. Obviously the single person would have less to do on a regular basis. There are exceptions, of course, for some who refuse to grasp the concept of regular. I have seen instances where one person has created a staggering amount of gross.
|Small Home||Large Home|
|Clutter can be very difficult to control.||Lots of surfaces to clean: floors, counters, windows.|
|Fewer surfaces to clean.||Easier storage for “stuff.”|
The good news is both types of homes benefit from regular approach to cleaning. By doing a daily pick-up, those in small homes won’t feel as though they are being smothered by stuff. Those in large homes who give larger surfaces a routine wipe down will rarely find themselves on their hands and knees scrubbing what feels like a never ending expanse. Neither benefit by griping about their lot.
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