Chores in Spanish

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Household Chores in Spanish

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Los quehaceres domésticos

Household chores

Barrer el suelo

Sweep the floor

Cargar / Vaciar el lavavajillas

Load / Unload the dishwasher

Lavar los platos

Wash the dishes

Hacer las camas

Make the beds

Lavar la ropa

Do laundry (wash the clothes)

Limpiar el polvo


Limpiar las ventanas

Clean the windows

Pasar la aspiradora


Sacar brillo


Planchar la ropa

Iron the clothes

Quitar la mesa

Clear the table


Straighten up

Sacudir los muebles

Dust the furniture

Sacar la basura

Take out the trash

Los quehaceres domésticos

Household chores

Tareas de la casa

House cleaning

Yo limpio mi casa

I clean my house

La casa está limpia

The house is clean

For all these chores, you need cleaning supplies, such as…

Lavador de platos


El cepillo


La escoba


El cubo


La fregona


La gamuza


El desinfectante


El detergente


El limpiacristales

Window cleaner

El limpiahornos

Oven cleaner

El recogedor


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.

Mi casa es tu casa

My home is your home

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See you soon! ¡Hasta pronto!

Mauricio Evlampieff: Rocket Spanish

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