Cleaning in Spanish

It’s not fun, but someone has to do it! Learn how to talk about cleaning in Spanish with this free audio lesson. Maybe you’re in a Spanish-speaking country shopping for cleaning products, or someone is explaining how to clean the house in Spanish – either way, this lesson has you covered!

Listen to the Spanish pronunciation of these common words and phrases, and practice saying them aloud until they become familiar. Here’s a tip: next time you’re cleaning the house, see how many cleaning products and chores you know in Spanish!

Talking about cleaning in Spanish

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Los quehaceres domésticos
Household chores
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Tareas de la casa
House cleaning
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Barrer el suelo
Sweep the floor
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Cargar / Vaciar el lavavajillas
Load / Unload the dishwasher
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Lavar los platos
Wash the dishes
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Hacer las camas
Make the beds
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Lavar la ropa
Do laundry (wash the clothes)
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Limpiar el polvo
Dust
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Limpiar las ventanas
Clean the windows
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Pasar la aspiradora
Vacuum
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Sacar brillo
Polish
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Planchar la ropa
Iron the clothes
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Quitar la mesa
Clear the table
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Arreglar
Straighten up
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Sacudir los muebles
Dust the furniture
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Sacar la basura
Take out the trash
For all these chores, you need cleaning supplies, such as…

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Lavador de platos
Dishwasher
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El cepillo
Brush
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La escoba
Broom
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El cubo
Bucket
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La fregona
Mop
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La gamuza
Duster
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El desinfectante
Disinfectant
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El detergente
Detergent
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El limpiacristales
Window cleaner
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El limpiahornos
Oven cleaner
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El recogedor
Dustpan
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El trapo
Cloth / Rag
And remember… Mi casa es tu casa - the Spanish phrase that captures quite nicely the Latin spirit of welcoming people to their homes.

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Mi casa es tu casa
My home is your home

See you soon!  ¡Hasta pronto!

Mauricio
Mauricio Evlampieff
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