I cleaned bathrooms Tuesday morning.
Really, I did.
I didn’t do a major scrub-down, but I resisted the urge to assume that since I did a big-clean last week, and a once-over on Saturday, they should still be clean.
Bathrooms don’t stay clean.
I know. It makes me mad, too.
Have you read my 28 Days e-book? In case you haven’t, here’s some inside info. One of the habits is LOOKING in the bathrooms. Yes, there’s more to it than that, but the actual habit? Looking. [NOTE: this e-book is now retired – for detailed guides, check out my books:How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind and Decluttering at the Speed of Life.]
Not just glancing. Not just using. But looking.
You see that picture up there? That’s a picture I took the morning AFTER my big clean-the-bathrooms day last week.
See, bathroom-cleaning doesn’t last. Not even for 24 hours. Sometimes, it doesn’t last for 24 minutes.
But by looking, I saw that I needed to take the sixteen seconds necessary to get it back to this:
Now, it’s still clean.