Let’s be clear from the very beginning; many people actually despise cleaning and find this activity rather unpleasant and not amusing at all. People who live alone usually emphasize that the best thing about not sharing your space with anyone is actually the fact that you don’t need to clean a lot and you don’t need to clean every day. However, if you know how to do it, and if you are not overly disturbed with having to focus on all the details in your house, this can actually be an interesting thing to do, being the reason why we bring you the list of fun facts about cleaning. There are some incredible things that you should definitely know, and by reading our list, you maybe decide to clean more. However, if you still stick to your decision to hire a service for your home or office cleaning, that is still perfectly fine. Don’t feel guilty because of that, as the pace of life that people nowadays have makes it almost impossible to focus on everyday cleaning and tidying up their personal space. Nevertheless, this should not prevent you read our list of fun facts about cleaning. Let’s start!

  1. Burning calories

Believe it or not, when you clean regularly, you don’t need additional training or workout. Depending on your pace, you may burn 100 – 200 calories per an hour while cleaning, which is actually an incredible thing.

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  1. Women and men

We’ll deal with numbers a little bit here, so get ready to be shocked. Yes, we live in the world of inequality, and it’s not just about an unequal pay when it comes to men and women. Apparently, women spend 12,896 hours in her lifetime cleaning, while that number for men is 6,448 hours. So unfair!

  1. Dead skin cells

This may sound gross, but it will maybe motivate you clean more. You probably wonder where all that dust come from, and you can never figure it out, especially if you clean it regularly. Well, apparently, dust particles are comprised of 70% dead skin flakes, so think about this the next time you ignore it on your desk.

  1. Ketchup and mayo are not just for your sandwich

You have probably already heard that there are many things you use every day and that you certainly have in your kitchen, and that can be used for cleaning. Believe it or not, ketchup and mayonnaise are such things, especially if you decide to clean your silver or any other similar things you have in your home.

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  1. It’s good for your health

This is not just a cheap marketing idea to make you clean more, and it’s perfectly fine if you decide not to, but you should definitely know that cleaning regularly is quite good for your health. Apart from being an excellent workout to burn your calories and lose weight, it has been proven that, by simply disinfecting your desk frequently, you can reduce sick days in the office by 30%. Imagine cleaning more than just your desk!