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How Technology Can Help You to Clean Your Home

April 27, 2019

How Technology Can Help You to Clean Your Home

How much time do you spend cleaning your home? Spending a long time cleaning your home can keep you away from other more enjoyable activities in life. Most of us would rather be out doing something fun than having to spend precious time off working cleaning. Contracting a cleaner is one option. This is, however, often thought about invasive by many people. Not all of us are keen to let a person into our homes when we are not there.

Can technology help out? Home-based technology and smart appliances are slowly beginning to make their mark. Instead of forking out for a cleaner on a weekly basis, you may just want to invest in a robotic hoover. If you have not seen them, you may just want to check them out on sites like Amazon. A robotic hoover looks like a small disc and is happy to run around and clean your home when you are not there. Just set a timer and you are good to go.

You can also make the most out of other appliances to help you to keep on top of your household duties. In most busy families, the washing, or laundry, tends to pile up. When you come home, you may find yourself filling up your washing machine and waiting an hour or so for the load to finish. There is no longer a need to do so. Buy a washing machine with a timer and your laundry will be done for you when you come home from. Yes, you will still have to put the laundry in the machine, but you don’t have to wait for it to finish anymore.

Can Alexa help you to clean your home? Alexa can indeed help you to clean your home. Well, not in a physical sort of way, but the Alexa device from Amazon can certainly make your life easier for you. Start by downloading the App Cleaning Buddy. This is a great little help which will help to make your cleaning schedule much more efficient and make the best use of your time. Alexa can also help you to order cleaning supplies. If you are concerned about the environment, check out Amazon for natural cleaning products which Alexa can order for you.

Finally, get the entire family busy. Kids, and husband as well, should be encouraged to help out. From an early age, children can help out to do the cleaning. Make it fun for them. For instance, you can show them how to use a handheld hoover to clean toys and dust their bookshelves with a pair of socks. All children should be encouraged to put their dirty clothes in a laundry, and by the age of 12, children should really know how to use the washing machine. 

One day I am sure that we will have cleaning robots to help. With a bit of luck, I hope to find one hard at work when I come home from work in the not too distant future.