Wednesday, January 28, 2015

My Chore Chart / Weekly Cleaning Schedule


I think by now it's safe to assume that you all know how schedule/list obsessed I am. I have assignments written in my planner for the rest of the semester, a budget that goes through May, and I even have a schedule (kinda) for this blog. Surprise surprise, I also have a cleaning schedule/chore chart. It's completely for myself, and I don't follow it 100% of the time, but it helps me stay on top of cleaning around my apartment. If you want a breakdown of my chart, keep on reading!



So there are things I will do everyday, and others I do daily if needed, like cleaning the counters. Here are those tasks:


EVERYDAY
Feed Zimby
Wipe Down Counters
Put Dishes in Dishwasher
Tidy Up Bedroom (as needed)
Take Out Trash (as needed)


I babysit and have class on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and on Saturdays and Sundays I do/finish my homework for my 3 online classes, since most homework is due Sunday nights anyway. I'll usually do my "Everyday" chores on those days, but sometimes I get a little lazy. Monday's I have absolutely nothing going on, so that's when I really do the majority of my cleaning. Whatever I don't do, I will do on Wednesdays before my night class. Fridays I babysit so I keep my list easy and simple. Anyway, here is my schedule:

MONDAY-Deep Clean
Vacuum Entire Apartment
Wash & Refill Zimby's Water Supply (it's one of those gallon size ones)
Wash Outside/Inside Toilet
Bleach Tub
Clean Bathroom Sink
Clean Bedroom
Wash All Counters/Table
Sweep Kitchen&Bathroom
Grocery Shop (This is a chore for me)


WEDNESDAY-Rollover/Leftover
Run Dishwasher
Finish Anything Not Done on Monday

FRIDAY
Laundry (as needed)
Vacuum Entire Apartment

I hope you find this helpful! When I look at my chart, I always think, "Wow I don't have many chores!" until I remember my "Everyday" list. Still, it's pretty manageable, and I like having set days of the week to get everything done.

Do you have a chore chart? What is your cleaning system like? Let me know!


6 comments:

  1. I totally need to set up my own cleaning chart. I have seen ideas like this before, but havent been motivated to get on it yet. Right now I do power cleanings once a week. No fun. This would be so much easier. :) www.GlamKaren.com

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    1. I feel ya!! I used to ONLY do power cleaning (when I felt like it haha). Now I still have that one day where I get almost everything done, but I pepper in some things the rest of the week :)

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  2. Love it. I finally makde myself a cleaning chart and put it on a corkboard in the hallway where I see it daily. It reminds me what needs to be done when I'm not looking at my to-do list in my planner.

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    1. Such a good idea!! I'm thinking about writing mine on a chalk board so I can have the satisfaction of erasing something when it's done haha :)

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  3. I have a rolling list of items, and I plug them into my planner at the beginning of each week according to how much time I have in each day. Great idea.

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    1. Yes! I usually do that more in the summer when my schedule is always changing :)

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