75 Quick 2 Minute House Cleaning Tasks to Blitz Your Home in No Time!

Busy mommas, this one is for you!

You’re always so busy and don’t have time to clean your house from top to bottom. But what if I told you that you could get it done in just 2 minutes?

That’s right, with my list of 75 quick and easy house cleaning tasks, you can knock out the dirt and dust in no time. Plus, it’ll only take up a tiny fraction of your day. Each one of these chores can be done in two minutes or less.

If you’re looking for a way to blitz your home and get it clean in no time, then I’ve got your covered.

I’ve put together this list of super-quick 2 minute house cleaning tasks that will help keep your home looking clean and tidy, even when you have no time to clean.

All the tasks in this chore list can be completed in less time than it takes to boil the kettle, so they’re perfect for when you’re short on time.

You don’t have to do them all at once. But they’re perfect if you have a couple of spare minutes here and there throughout the day.

No more worrying about the state of your messy home when a friend drops by unannounced.

Related: Realistic Cleaning Schedule for Working Moms

2 Minute House Cleaning Tasks: the list

  1. Put away the dishes
  2. Load the dishwasher
  3. Wipe down kitchen worktops
  4. Dust on top of the extractor fan hood
  5. Clean the hob
  6. Clean the kitchen sink
  7. Polish kitchen taps
  8. Wipe down the front of the refrigerator or freezer
  9. Microwave dishcloths to disinfect them
  10. Replace dirty tea-towel
  11. Refill kitchen roll holder
  12. Wipe kitchen windowsill
  13. Dust the top of the fridge
  14. Clear clutter from kitchen worktops
  15. Remove lint from tumble dryer
  16. Wipe clean washing machine door seal
  17. Wipe over kitchen appliances
  18. Empty toaster crumb tray
  19. Empty the bin
  20. Take out recycling
  21. Sweep kitchen floor
  22. Wipe kitchen cupboard doors and drawer fronts
  23. Remove cobwebs
  24. Sort today’s mail / letters
  25. Discard junk mail
  26. Tidy away shoes
  27. Hang up coats
  28. Sweep hall floor
  29. Polish hall mirror
  30. Recycle old magazines
  31. Straighten sofa cushions
  32. Dust TV screen
  33. Wipe the TV remote(s)
  34. Clean coasters
  35. Tidy away any left out toys
  36. Dust TV / media unit
  37. Take out any dirty cups / glasses / dishes
  38. Clean the downstairs light switches
  39. Clean the upstairs light switches
  40. Wipe down the table and table mats
  41. Sweep dining floor
  42. Disinfect baby’s high chair
  43. Refill salt and pepper grinders / shakers
  44. Clean bathroom sink
  45. Scrub the toilet
  46. Polish bathroom taps
  47. Replace dirty bathroom towels
  48. Refill toilet roll
  49. Polish bathroom mirror
  50. Make a bed
  51. Remove hair from shower drain (yes I know it’s gross, but it has to be done!)
  52. Wipe down shower screen
  53. Clean the shower head
  54. Wipe bathroom countertops
  55. Hang up / put away any left out clothes
  56. Sort one load of laundry to wash
  57. Dust nightstands
  58. Discard expired medicines
  59. Dust bookshelves
  60. Straighten up kids’ soft toys
  61. Tidy away kids’ games / puzzles
  62. Refill bird feeders
  63. Water houseplants
  64. Dust houseplant leaves
  65. Wipe downstairs doorknobs / door handles
  66. Wipe upstairs door handles
  67. Empty the vacuum
  68. Dust / wipe down the blinds in one room
  69. Clean one window with a Karcher cleaner
  70. Sort through the receipts in your purse or bag
  71. Recycle kids’ drawings
  72. Shred confidential paperwork you no longer need
  73. Tidy away kids’ craft materials / art supplies
  74. Clean hairbrushes
  75. Discard expired or empty cosmetics and toiletries

Related: How to Get Motivated to Clean When You’re Overwhelmed by Mess

2 Minute House Cleaning Tasks: FREE Printable

Not sure you’ll remember all 75 of my 2 minute chores? Grab my FREE printable below. Print it out and stick it to your fridge, or inside your cleaning cupboard door as a simple reminder of these super-quick household chores.

Printable version of 75 2 minute house cleaning tasks

So there you have it. This is my list of super-quick house cleaning tasks that you can do in less time than it takes to boil the kettle.

These 2 minute chores will help keep your home looking clean and tidy, even when you have no time to clean.

I hope you find them helpful!

Do you have any other quick tips for keeping your home clean? Let me know in the comments below.

And be sure to share this post with your friends so they can blitz their homes too.

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Busy mommas, this one is for you!  You're always so busy and don't have time to clean your house from top to bottom. But what if I told you that you could get it done in just 2 minutes?  That's right, with my list of 75 quick and easy cleaning tips, you can knock out the dirt and dust in no time. Plus, it'll only take up a tiny fraction of your day. Each one of these chores can be done in two minutes or less.  If you're looking for a way to blitz your home and get it clean in no time, then I've got your covered.
Busy mommas, this one is for you! You're always so busy and don't have time to clean your house from top to bottom. But what if I told you that you could get it done in just 2 minutes? That's right, with my list of 75 quick and easy cleaning tips, you can knock out the dirt and dust in no time. Plus, it'll only take up a tiny fraction of your day. Each one of these chores can be done in two minutes or less. If you're looking for a way to blitz your home and get it clean in no time, then I've got your covered.
Busy mommas, this one is for you! You're always so busy and don't have time to clean your house from top to bottom. But what if I told you that you could get it done in just 2 minutes? That's right, with my list of 75 quick and easy cleaning tips, you can knock out the dirt and dust in no time. Plus, it'll only take up a tiny fraction of your day. Each one of these chores can be done in two minutes or less. If you're looking for a way to blitz your home and get it clean in no time, then I've got your covered.

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11 Comments

  1. Not only a good list of quick cleaning hacks- but also a good reminder for some areas of my home that I might be neglecting. I read number 4, to dust the top of the extractor fan hood and thought, uh oh, when was the last time I did that?!

  2. Wow, I feel motivated to go knock a few of those items off my list after reading that! Great ideas and I appreciate the list of ideas being concise and to the point! (busy Mom here too ;)) Thanks for sharing!

  3. I have 2 daughters and my house is always a mess. These are great tips! I try to clean whenever I can sneak in a few minutes here and there, and now I have more ideas on what to do when I have 2 minutes to spare. Thank for sharing!

  4. So true, little tasks can make a big difference and as a mom, I simply don’t have time to do a big clean with my little explorer running around. Thanks, Kris from Any Mommy Can Make Money

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