Keep a set of cleaning tools in a cupboard on each floor of your house so you don’t waste time running up and down the stairs.
An adhesive roller for removing lint is useful for all sorts of surfaces, particularly for removing stray pet hairs from clothes, chairs, or rugs.
Pour some bleach into the lavatory once or twice a week—a good soaking prevents deposits from building up.
A lttle furniture polish sprayed onto skirting boards and door frames acts as a dust repellent.
Line waste bins with plastic carrier bags—not just a way of putting plastic bags to good use, it makes emptying the bins a much easier job.