House Cleaning Vocabulary in English | Housekeeping Vocabulary

Learn English vocabulary for House cleaning and laundry items with pictures and examples.

There are many house cleaning and laundry items around the house, such as liquid soap, rubber gloves, trash can, …

In this lesson, you will learn how to talk about house cleaning and laundry in English.

Housekeeping Vocabulary

Dish towel

– Drain potato sticks and lay out on dish towels to dry.


– The iron was too hot and he scorched the shirt.

Ironing board

– She stood at the ironing board running the iron over her uniform blouse.

Scrub brush

– Scrub the floor with a scrub brush.


– There were waiters with tray and starched cloth.


– This sponge doesn’t soak up water very well.

Laundry soap/ Laundry detergent

– I ran to the store to buy laundry detergent.


– They used bleach to kill any germs in the sink and drain.

Liquid soap

– The wool must be clean. Leave it overnight in water and liquid soap.

Rubber gloves

– I need a pair of rubber gloves to clean my house.

Trash can

– The trash can overflowed with beer bottles.


– She is sweeping with a broom.


– I’ve just broken a cup – have you got a dustpan and brush?


– The old man wiped the floor with a mop.

Squeegee mop

– The cleaner put down his squeegee mop and sat down.


– He washed the car down with a hose.


– I filled the bucket with water.

Laundry basket

– Pick up your socks and put them in the laundry basket.

Washing machine

– When our washing machine broke, our neighbours let us use theirs.

House Cleaning and Laundry Vocabulary in English | Picture

House Cleaning and Laundry Vocabulary in English


2 responses on "House Cleaning Vocabulary in English | Housekeeping Vocabulary"

  1. It’s really awesome and easy to learn English if it’s taught this way. Thanks for your effort to teach common public

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