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Quick Cleaning Tips to Make the Most of Commercial Breaks


Did you know you can clean during commercial breaks? It’s true. There are around 14 minutes of commercials in one hour of TV! You know we don’t like wasted time here at Merry Maids and that’s why we’ve come up with “Quick Cleaning Tips” to make the most of any commercial break.


Clean the Toilet

Here’s a quick cleaning tip: Squirt the cleaner in the toilet during a commercial break and resume watching. Tackle the scrubbing during the next round of ads.


Make the Bed

When that next commercial break interrupts your favorite medical drama, head to the bedroom to make some hospital corners on your sheets.

Do Some Laundry

Maximize the time during commercial breaks by sorting clothes, placing them in the washer and loading the dryer. Bonus: You can fold clean clothes while you watch your shows and put them away during another batch of ads.

Wash Pet Bowls

Spike and Mittens like clean dishes, too. When annoying ads disturb your big cat nature programs, show your furry friends’ food and water bowls some TLC. Hand wash them, dry them and maybe surprise your pets with a quick treat.

Take the Trash Out

You know what stinks worse than those endless pharmaceutical advertisements? A trash can that needs to be emptied. During the next commercial break, pop on your shoes and carry that smelly trash outside.

Wipe Something Down

The dinner table, kitchen countertops, a bathroom sink, or the hallway mirror.  Any of these items can be quickly wiped clean in the time it takes those ads to play.

Take advantage of these quick cleaning tips during commercial breaks or if you’re feeling overwhelmed, remember that we’re here to help. Quick Tips Maid Easy with Merry Maids!

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