The following tips will give you a lot of help if you have been bogged on how to keep your dining room spic and span.
Do away with the mess or clutter. Before anything else, you need to eliminate items which are not intended in the dining room. If there are some items that you still need like bills, put them in a container and label it for easy access.
Play down decorations. Do not put a lot of decorative things as these invite dust. If you want to put them, group them and only display those that are good for certain occasions. Keep those that will not be used in a box and label them as well.
Dusting must be done on a regular basis. When dusting, make sure that you use the appropriate product for items made of wood, glass, brass, etc. Do not forget to dust ceilings, walls and corners. Furniture must be dusted from all angles. You also need to dust the ceiling fan if you happen to have one, but make use of a ladder. Do include cobwebs in your cleaning.
Dust windows and change the curtains. Windows get very dusty so it must likewise be washed. You need to change your curtains as well. Have a schedule in cleaning the windows and changing your curtains.
Clean the dining table and chairs after every meal. If this is done after every meal, dust will not pile up. This will also prevent any insects or unwanted flies to hover in the dining room. Seat and table covers must be changed and washed habitually. Empty china cabinet, buffet, drawers and shelves to clean them inside and out.
Vacuum or sweep the floor to end with your cleaning. When everything has been tidied, be sure to vacuum or sweep the floor. If there are any stains, mop or wash the floor. Again, use the correct cleaning material.
If the above are done habitually, you will find cleaning much easier and your furniture will not age quickly. Aside from that, you will not be helpless seeing your modern dining room furniture with a whole lot of mess. Invite the other members of the family to practice orderliness, too.