How to Clean a Bedroom - Everything You Need to Know in This Simple Guide

If you're not sure how to clean a bedroom, we've got you covered.

In this article, we will cover how to clean a bedroom, as well as some handy tips you can bear in mind to keep your room tidier.

Let's get started. How would you describe your bedroom? Is it messy or organized?

Getting a professional cleaning service to come into your home is all well and good, but learning how to properly clean your bedroom is a useful skill that everyone should learn in their life.

A well-kept home, including your bedroom, allows for a better living environment.

After all, a tidy house means a tidy mind! Your home is where you spend most of your time.

Therefore, it makes sense to invest some time and effort to keep it looking great.

How To Clean A Bedroom

Cleaning your bedroom is easy once you know how.

Step One - Pick Up Dirty Clothes And Place Them In Your Laundry Basket

Pick Up Dirty Clothes And Place Them In Your Laundry Basket

There's no denying that life throughout the week when you're working can be pretty busy.

Leaving clothes on your floor can make your room look untidy very quickly.

As a result, the first step you should take when cleaning your room is to find your floor again by picking up any dirty clothes you've left lying around.

This will make way for the vacuum later on!

Step Two - Put Away Clean Clothes

Next, you will want to put away your clean clothes.

Place them neatly back into your wardrobe by either folding or hanging your clean clothes as necessary.

When it comes to organizing your wardrobe, try to make sure to hang blouses and sweaters so that they are facing the same direction.

Step Three - Strip The Bed

While you're still doing laundry, it's time to strip the bed.

Even if you get into bed just after showering every single night, you still need to clean and change your bedsheets on a regular basis.

Remove your pillowcases, comforter, and sheets from your bed to strip the bed.

Next, you will need to add your dirty bed linens to your laundry basket ready to be cleaned.

Step Four - Declutter Surfaces

Nightstands and dressers, alongside desks and vanities are prone to becoming dumping grounds in your bedroom.

Clutter can quickly make your bedroom much more untidy than it really is, so it's good to find a home for everything.

If you spot yourself dropping something in the same place every day like your jewelry, it might be worth getting an organization system to keep the surface clean and your possessions safe and in one place.

Step Five - Dust And Clean The Surfaces

Dust and clean surfaces in your bedroom

Once you have decluttered your surfaces, it's time to get cleaning!

Dust can quickly build up on surfaces and around clutter on the surfaces in your room.

While this isn't necessary every single time you clean your room, it's a good idea to remove everything on your bedroom surfaces to give them a proper clean every once in a while.

This will remove any dust and will make your bedroom feel much cleaner once you have finished.

Step Six - Dust Curtains And Light Fixtures

Next, you will want to dust your curtains and light fixtures with a clean cloth.

Gently shake the curtains and dust the curtain railings to get rid of the dust.

Reach up or stand on a chair carefully to reach the light fixtures and wipe a duster over them.

Again, this isn't for every time you clean your room, but you'd be surprised how quickly dust can build up when it is left to its own devices!

Step Seven - Wipe Down Mirrors

Mirrors are another item of furniture that can become very dusty very quickly.

As a result, you will want to make sure that you go over your mirror with a clean cloth to get rid of an unwanted build up of dirt and dust.

Step Eight - Vacuum Your Bedroom

Vacuum your bedroom

Now that you have unsettled the dust on many of the surfaces in your bedroom, it's time to vacuum your bedroom floor!

You will want to make sure that you get into all the nooks and crannies, and also that you vacuum any hard to reach places as this is the perfect place for dirt and grime to build up.

Step Nine - Add Fresh Bed Linen To Your Bed

Next, you will want to add fresh bed linen to your bed. After all, there's nothing like getting into fresh bed linen after a long bath!

Make sure that you add matching bed linen to give your room a very chic and clean feel.

Step Ten - Make Your Bed

With fresh linen on the bed, you will now want to make your bed by tucking the comforter in and placing your pillows on top.

Add any feature cushions to your bed and you are done.

Step Eleven - Take Out The Trash

Last, but by no means least, the final step of cleaning your room is to take out the trash.

Depending on how much waste you produce, this might not need to be done every single time you clean your room.

However, it's nice to empty your bedroom trash can regularly as there's nothing like an overflowing one to attract household pets!

You have now successfully cleaned your bedroom!

Tips For Keeping Your Bedroom Clean

Put Clothes Away As You Go

It's easy to fall into the habit of leaving dirty clothes lying on the ground once you've gotten changed, or being tempted to put them on top of a chair to put away later.

However, if you put your clothes away straight away, you avoid this issue entirely.

Keep Your Laundry Basket Somewhere Accessible

Another handy tip to bear in mind is to keep your laundry basket somewhere you always have easy access to it.

If it's by the washing machine, you're going to end up leaving your clothes on the floor.

That being said, it's handy to have a couple dotted around your home to keep your clothes as organized as possible.

In Summary

So, there you have it!

Now you know the steps you need to take to clean your room thoroughly and create a tidy space.

Hopefully after reading this article you have a better idea of how to clean your bedroom, as well as some handy tips to bear in mind to keep your space more organized.

Good luck cleaning your bedroom!