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10 Cleaning Mistakes That Are Actually Making Your Home Dirtier

Taste of Home Logo By By Caroline Stanko, Associate Digital Editor of Taste of Home | Slide 1 of 11: Woman Bending Down Loading Plates Into Dishwasher

Call me strange, but one of my favorite things to do on a Sunday morning is get up early, pour a steaming hot mug of coffee (like one of these yummy Starbucks copycats) and clean my entire apartment. Despite checking off everything on my cleaning list each week, I had no idea that some of the ways I was cleaning—from washing dishes to doing laundry—were actually making my stuff way, way dirtier. Next time you're tidying up, avoid making these common cleaning mistakes and follow these fixes instead.

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