Do you have a methodical way of cleaning, or do you just want to get it over with? There are different types of cleaning personalities out there. Everyone has a style they use to get around their housework and it varies based on whom you’re observing.

Your personal dwelling is private and it’s where you’re most likely to be yourself. Oftentimes, a living space can give insight into someone’s personality. From decor to the way you clean, there is an answer about who you are in the details of your home. Your habits are reflected in the way you clean and organize. Therefore, each zodiac sign, has its own characteristic often seen in the way they clean their home. Keep reading to see if you fit into any of these 8 types of cleaning personalities & their zodiac.

The “Everything” Types of Cleaning

Not everything as in they clean it all, but rather, they collect it all. This person has all the cleaning products you can think of. Each sink of the home is crowded with products and supplies. Sometimes, there is a collection of different products that serve the same purpose. For instance, there will be different types of sponges for cleaning dishes. When cleaning, they use most, if not all their cleaning products. Can you guess the zodiac yet?

Zodiac: Cancer (June 21st – July 22nd)

Cancer is a sign ruled by the moon, which influences ocean tides. In astrology, the moon is said to affect emotions and the unconscious mind. Therefore, the cardinal water sign is nurturing, caring, driven by emotions, and sometimes seen as moody. Because of the sentimental value they attribute to things, they’re likely to hold on to them longer than needed.

The detailer

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They clean every area imaginable and make sure they do it well. These types of cleaning personalities often have a clean and well-kept home. In addition, they like routines, so they might have a daily, weekly, or monthly checklist, so they’re well aware of what their cleaning steps will look like. They’re also extremely useful when it comes to cleaning hacks and tips. So, if you have this type of personality in your life, don’t hesitate to ask them questions about your cleaning needs.

Zodiac: Virgo (August 23rd – September 22nd)

If you guessed that this was a Virgo, you are correct. The mutable earth sign is always willing to improve. Reflective thinking and perfectionism are part of who they are. Additionally, they can be critical of themselves, which is why they spend so much time on the details. This trait pushes them to always go above and beyond with anything they do.

The Minimalist Cleaner

Their cleaning approach is simple but efficient. They do not like clutter, therefore, tend to live a minimalist lifestyle. They take the same approach when it comes to cleaning as well. Although they have high standards for the way their home should look, their approach is direct. Whether they need to hire someone to do it or do it themselves, it will get done. Most of the time, you will always walk into an organized home if visiting this person.

Zodiac: Capricorn (December 22nd – January 19th)

Driven by purpose, this cardinal earth sign is practical and disciplined. They love structure and always make things happen. So, you’ll often see them choose the most effective approach to different situations. Their high standards infiltrate different aspects of their lives, hence, why they always strive for better. Whatever they do, they do it effortlessly.

‘Changing It Up’ type

Music blasting, dancing in the mirror with no care in the world! This person often likes to bring fun into cleaning because they get bored easily. Cleaning can be a day-long activity because they take phone calls or reminisce about their favorite song while cleaning. Additionally, they don’t like routines; therefore, tend to have different types of cleaning styles.

Zodiac: Sagittarius (November 22nd – December 21st)

Sags are a ball of energy, quite fitting, because they’re a fire sign. Tedious is not in their vocabulary because they always look for ways to spice things up. Often free-spirited, this mutable sign is not afraid of making changes to avoid routines.

The Aesthetic Cleaners

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This person enjoys post-cleaning activities, rather than cleaning itself. They’re more into reorganizing the home and rearranging things. They might miss the streak on the stainless appliances, but you’ll be too in awe of the placements of everything else to even notice.

Zodiac: Leo (July 23rd – August 22nd)

Portrayed by the lion, Leo is a fixed fire sign that always stands out wherever they are. Their presence is beautiful and often radiates to their surroundings. They love compliments, but these natural-born leaders work hard for what they receive in life.

The distracted Cleaner

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This person is distracted by their own thought processes, rather than external elements. If they get interrupted by their thoughts while cleaning, so be it. This individual might take longer to get the cleaning done, if at all.

Zodiac: Pisces (February 19th – March 20th)

Known as daydreamers, a few things can slide past this sign. Their indifferent behavior and laissez-faire attitude often get them misunderstood. This water sign is more than what meets the eye. They get into specific tasks with intentions because they are extremely intuitive.

‘Motivation Needed First’ Type

This person often loves receiving people in their home because it motivates them to clean. They’ll often clean before or after company. Without a motivator, they’re often not sure where to focus their cleaning and might get overwhelmed in the process.

Zodiac: Libra (September 23rd – October 22nd)

An air sign, Librans have refreshing and calm personalities. They’re positive and often peaceful to be around. In addition, they connect well with others and don’t mind making compromises. On the other hand, they can have trouble making decisions.

The Group Types of Cleaning

Cleaning alone is not something this person looks forward to because it may not be stimulating enough. They’ll involve the whole family if they must. If they live alone, they might call a friend over to help. The idea of having someone around makes the task less wearisome.

Zodiac: Gemini (May 21st – June 20th)

Geminis are air signs that are excellent conversationalists and extremely charismatic. They’re versatile and can adapt to different situations. Although they love the company of others, they can also be independent.


As you can see from this article, there are different types of cleaning personalities. From the unbothered to the overly organized, these styles are what often mirror personalities.

To make the most out of your cleaning, you need to look for the best qualities in your cleaning style. For instance, someone who takes longer to clean because of distractions might benefit from a schedule. Now that you know which cleaning personality best suits you, take the time to devise improvement strategies, if needed.