Video: 8 Cleaning Mistakes Everyone Makes

Step away from the sponge! These tips will have you rethinking your cleaning routine.

By | Updated Jan 18, 2018 5:10 PM

We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs.

Some homeowners are under the impression that the only wrong way to clean is to not clean at all. Not so. There are several major cleaning mistakes that could cause damage to your home—or your health—if you’re not careful.

Whether you learned how to clean from watching your parents, or you picked up a few pointers from “experts” whose advice populates blogs, magazines, and TV, chances are you’ve acquired some bad habits along the way.

So check out our video on which mistakes to avoid—and then clean up your cleaning routine once and for all.

For more cleaning advice, consider:

The Top 10 Grimiest Spots in Your Home, According to Science

11 Secret Weapons to Keep in Your Cleaning Caddy

10 Chores You Only Have to Tackle Once This Year