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Couple's Tag Teaming Guide For a Clean Home Under 1 Hour

Teamwork makes the dream work.

[This article was updated on 1 December 2021.]

Cleaning probably isn’t your favourite pastime; but unless you’re okay with dirt, grease, and mould, it has to be done. Still, that doesn’t mean that it should be one person’s responsibility – after all, working out a system with your spouse will definitely get the job done in a shorter amount of time.

Here’s how you can clean every area of your home together, fast:

Cleaning the living room (approximately 20 minutes):

If you haven’t been cleaning your living room regularly, it’s time to do so. Other than being the communal area of your home, it’s also the first room that guests will see upon entering your home - and a dirty one will certainly not give off a good impression.

Here are some of the key areas to clean on a regular basis:

  • The fans (both the standing and ceiling types)
  • Surfaces like bookshelves and TV consoles
  • The floor: be sure to sweep or vacuum it first before mopping it

Tag teaming recommendation: Remember - always clean from high to low! For maximum efficiency, one person can dust and wipe the fans and surfaces before the other person mops the floor.

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Jade and Anthony, interior stylists and homeowners behind @houseofchais, vouch for the Handy Duster Extendable, saying that its “versatility ensures that we can reach around the frames and the awkward spaces between items, while picking up all the dust to give us peace of mind.”

Before wiping or mopping, be sure to dust first! Consider dusters like the Magiclean Handy Duster. Available in a regular and extendable version, it’s designed with highly absorbent fibres that pick up even the finest dust particles. It traps 60%* more dust, which means little to no flyaway dust to trigger a bout of sneezing.

*Compared to the previous Magiclean Wiper Handy Duster

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“The Magiclean Wiper Mop’s ultra slim head that rotates 360° allows us to reach narrow spaces without having to bend down!” - Jade

For quick and easy cleaning, the Magiclean Wiper Mop functions as both a broom and a mop, and is a godsend particularly on days where you’re time-strapped. To turn it into an effective ‘broom’, simply equip it with Magiclean Dry Sheets, which contain 500,000 microfibres to sweep up dust and hair.

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For a deep clean every once in a while, the Magiclean Floor Cleaner is a must-have as it removes grease, dirt and stains thoroughly without leaving any sticky residue behind. Don’t worry if your floors are made of vinyl, wood, or tiles - it’s compatible with most floor types and dries quickly after usage.

Plus, it’s included in NEA’s interim list of household products effective against COVID-19, so you know that it’s the real deal!

Cleaning the kitchen (approximately 15 minutes):

Your kitchen is constantly exposed to moisture and grease, so it follows that it’ll need some regular TLC. Apart from wiping the countertops, here’s a list of things to pay attention to during your cleaning spree:

  • The fridge - throw out old or expired food, and wipe down any interior stains
  • Your kitchen appliances like your air fryer, oven, and toaster
  • The backsplash, especially if you’ve used tiles to fill the area
  • The cooker hobs

Tag teaming recommendation: One person can clean appliances and cooker hobs while the other focuses on the backsplash and fridge

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You only need one product for all the areas listed above, and that’s the anti-bacterial Magiclean Kitchen Cleaner, which is formulated with instant stain-dissolving powder that cuts through grease. Simply spray a generous amount on the surface you want to clean, leave it for 30 seconds, and wipe it all off with a damp cloth. Easy peasy!

Cleaning the bathroom (approximately 20 minutes)

With all that lingering moisture, your bathroom’s a hotspot for dirt and mold. So the next time you’re giving your bathrooms a good clean, be sure to keep these places in mind:

  • The toilet bowl, for obvious reasons
  • The shower area, especially the partition and grout lines
  • The sink
  • Fixtures like the tap and showerhead

Tag-teaming recommendation: Since most bathrooms are small, it’s better if the couple takes care of one bathroom each. Alternatively, you can also take turns to clean the toilet once a week.

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The Magiclean Dual Power Toilet Cleaner “definitely cuts down on cleaning time and effort, while ensuring that current stains dissolve and future stains are prevented from accumulating.” - Anthony.

Cleaning your toilet bowl can get icky, so for a less menial process, use the Magiclean Dual Power Toilet cleaner, which eliminates stains and bacteria without any scrubbing. Its curved neck design makes cleaning under the rim easy - simply squeeze it around the rim, leave it for a few minutes and then flush.

Plus, it’s also capable of preventing stains for up to 60 flushes, meaning that you won’t have to clean your toilet bowl as often!

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For the rest of the bathroom, the Magiclean Stain & Mold Remover Bathroom Cleaner is your best friend. Its strong penetrative foam formula wipes out stains and mold roots for a more thorough clean, doing away with any need for scrubbing and saving you strength, time, and effort.

Snag this Magiclean Bestsellers Starter Kit Bundle at discounted prices during 12.12!

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With the right cleaning tools, cleaning can be an absolute breeze. And whether you’re buying a set of cleaning products for yourself or for a friend, spend less time and effort by purchasing the Magiclean Bestsellers Starter Kit Bundle at $50.50 with 23% saving, (FREE delivery included!), which contains most of the products listed above and more!

As part of their 12.12 sales, you can now grab a few e-vouchers from Kao Official Shopee store to offset your purchases*. They’re available on certain dates only (and whether stocks are still available!), so be sure to take note of the dates below to avoid disappointment:

  • 1 - 15 December 2021:
  • Enjoy up to 50% OFF on the Kao Official Shopee Store
  • Vouchers: $4 off $40 purchases
  • 12 December 2021:
  • Vouchers: $6 off $50 and $12 off $80 purchases
  • Midnight 1-hr flash deal for the Magiclean Bestsellers Starter Kit Bundle at $49.35 (U.P. $65.80)

*T&C apply. While stocks last.

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