11. Toss junk mail, catalogs, or magazines.
If stacks and piles of papers, magazines, and catalogs litter your home, try taking a few moments to throw out some junk paper. Get extra tips for reducing piles of paper in your home.
12. Treat a stain.
It only takes a few moments to remove many common stains. Try this list for stain removal.
13. Dust or water plants.
Keep plants healthy by remembering to dust and water plants regularly.
14. Wipe down a countertop.
The newest disinfectant wipes make it easy to quickly wipe down a countertop to prevent germs from spreading or food from sticking to your surfaces.
15. Wipe down the forgotten areas.
Wipe down door knobs, handles, switch plates, remote controls, and telephones. These often used items rarely get remembered when its time to clean. Take a few moments to quickly wipe them down.
16. Clean out the fridge.
Thirty seconds may not be time enough to do a thorough cleaning, but it is enough time to pour out the expired milk hidden at the back, or throw away the mysterious foil-wrapped package lurking in the deli drawer.
17. Replace the box of baking soda in your fridge or freezer.
Using baking soda in the refrigerator is a great way to reduce odors, but the box of baking soda does need to be changed.
18. Clean the lint filter of your dryer.
Lint not only keeps your dryer from running efficiently, it can also pose a fire hazard. Take a few moments and double check your dryer's lint trap.
19. Sweep the entryways of your home.
Most of the dirt that ends up on our carpets and floors, gets tracked into our homes by unsuspecting guests. Sweeping the entryways helps keep more of it outside.
20. Clean out the cupholders and cubby holes of your car.
Don't forget to maintain the interior of your home on wheels. Clean out the hidden places where trash gets stowed.