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How often do you Hoover?

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PenguinBear Fri 12-Apr-13 23:17:41

We have a dark beige/brown carpet that shows every crumb. How often do you Hoover?

Dp's socks leave lots of tiny black flecks on the carpet which are a right pain to try and get off.

Feel like I Hoover all the time butnta never enough! It needs doing everyday, I would of I had time!

imtheonlyone Fri 12-Apr-13 23:20:32

Most days!!!! Tis a pain in the arse but I only do the downstairs every day, middle and top floor 2-3 times a week [if I can be bothered to carry the Hoover up two flights wink]!

Clary Fri 12-Apr-13 23:23:30

Every day downstairs, twice a week upstairs/on the stairs (tho do the stairs more often in the hols when we are here all day!)

If I miss a day downstairs it looks sooooooo gakky. We have moved to a bigger house but it still only takes about 10 mins. Sometimes I (well DD actually) sweep the kitchen floor instead but still need to hoover the living room etc.

MousyMouse Fri 12-Apr-13 23:30:48

never
that's dh's job.

BabylonReturns Fri 12-Apr-13 23:34:13

Every day downstairs, 3 DCs so a necessity really!

Upstairs at least twice a week.

GROOVEYCHICK Sun 21-Apr-13 11:45:52

every day downstairs and every other stairs and upstairs but within an hour or so looks like ive not bothered
we have a golden retreiver and a husky

MrsPeeWee Sun 21-Apr-13 11:47:28

Every day, sometimes twice a day.

I ban sausage rolls from my house, too

spottymoo Sun 21-Apr-13 11:54:45

Every day down stairs and once a week for the stairway / bedrooms

mrspaddy Sun 21-Apr-13 11:57:42

I don't have carpet so I sweep. Should really buy a hoover. Clean lot my floor with floor wipes and this removes all dust.. maybe I should hoover though???

candyflossisevil Sun 21-Apr-13 12:01:32

Every day down stairs and top to bottom once a week.

AdoraBell Sun 21-Apr-13 12:55:41

Most days. We also have light carpet but it's oatmeal with a twist, more forgiving than the plain dark blue we had before.

Could you buy DP a pair of slippers as a huge subtle hint, would he wear them?

pumpkinsweetie Sun 21-Apr-13 12:58:51

Everyday downstairs as cannot get away with anything less with 4dc who have an affection for crisps & cake grin

Upstairs, when i can be bothered, roughly every fortnight and sometimes once a month blush
Reading that back sounds embarrassing, i best get the hoover out this evening if i remember

Nishky Sun 21-Apr-13 12:58:51

Refuses to answer having read other replies blush

eedibops Sun 21-Apr-13 13:09:26

Sounds like my deep red wine carpet, shows up everything, you can hoover it then in 10 mins later its covered again, so i tend to hoover every single day, but if you came here you would think i have not hoovered that day lol xxx

MinimalistMommi Sun 21-Apr-13 13:11:48

Everyday downstairs (sometimes twice)
Upstairs once a week.

Bunbaker Sun 21-Apr-13 13:12:18

Once a week. That makes me sound like a slattern, but we don't wear shoes indoors, we don't have any pets and DD is now 12 and pretty sensible. We also have carpets that don't show up every single speck of dirt.

BastardDog Sun 21-Apr-13 13:14:06

Whole house weekly, with a whizz around any mucky bits with the DustBuster in between.

MyPreciousRing Sun 21-Apr-13 13:21:35

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

peachcake Sun 21-Apr-13 13:27:08

Daily downstairs on carpets, sweep every other day on hard floors downstairs and weekly upstairs and on stairs.

EuphemiaLennox Sun 21-Apr-13 13:31:16

Never.

Cleaner does it once a week.

Jan49 Sun 21-Apr-13 18:15:10

Joins Nishky's group.blush

I'm more of a avoiding-making-the-mess-in-the-first-place person. We don't have food anywhere except in the kitchen and dining room which have lino and wood floors.

Tell your DP he has to wear slippers or deal with the mess he's making.

Is it one room in the house with the dark carpet? I would just restrict food to the kitchen/dining area.

Fairyloo Sun 21-Apr-13 18:32:16

Every day roomba

happyyonisleepyyoni Mon 22-Apr-13 16:35:10

Roomba does downstairs whenever needed and upstairs once a week. It's a godsend!

MrsBucketxx Mon 22-Apr-13 16:39:03

weekly, im glad I'm not the only one.

VitoCorleone Mon 22-Apr-13 16:49:33

Livingroom 2-3 times a day

Stairs and bedrooms about 3-4 times a week.

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