How to Cheat at Cleaning

How to Cheat at Cleaning

Time-slashing Techniques to Cut Corners and Restore your Sanity

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
A comprehensive guide to cleaning every room in the house presents more than two hundred time-saving tips, techniques, and shortcuts to help simplify the cleaning process, reduce chaos, control clutter, and more. Original. 25,000 first printing.

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The author of Clean It Fast, Clean It Right and 2,001 Amazing Cleaning Secrets agrees with the philosophy of the late Erma Bombeck that perfectionism is overrated. Drawing on the experience of organizational consultants and other experts, Bredenberg presents shortcut tips, "dirty" stories, and helpful products in this light-hearted approach to cleaning chores and differing gender priorities about them. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Ingram Publishing Services
Part how-to bible and part liberating manifesto, this volume rewrites the housekeeping rules. Delivered in a swingy, conversational, irreverent style, this book is peppered with quick-read recurring boxes, including amusing anecdotes, easy cleaning formulas, great cleaning gear, cleaning emergencies, and how to eliminate dirt through design.
Change the way you think about cleaning, and the amount of time you devote to this arduous task! In How to Cheat at Cleaning, down-and-dirty author Jeff Bredenberg shows how you can get away with just cleaning what you have to so you still have time to enjoy life.

You'll learn more than 200 tips that help you reduce clutter, keep a presentable house, prioritize chores, and find the shortcuts that work for you and your family. Best of all, you'll have a fun while reading How to Cheat at Cleaning.

Features include:
  • 10 Things You Can Quit Cleaning Right Now
  • Fabrics from Hell
  • 6 Indications It's Junk
  • 5 Very Manly Things about Cleaning
  • Taming the Junk Trunk
  • Sections on Outdoors, Cars, and more

Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, c2007
ISBN: 9781561588701
Characteristics: 234 p. : ill ; 21 cm


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