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Take charge of your repeaty household jobs with HomeRoutines. Create routine checklists, then complete them on your chosen days of the week, with reminder notifications to keep you on track, and a gold star for each completed task. Your checklists can automatically reset - start fresh each morning, week, or month (no guilt trips here!) Free online editing and syncing between your devices. HomeRoutines is totally customizable, easy to use, and friendly, not bossy.
Keep your email, calendar and to-do lists clutter free by keeping recurring housework chores in HomeRoutines, the only app designed from scratch to suit the real flow of your home. Customizable to suit your home and your household. You choose how often your routines recur - with daily, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and seasonal scheduling options.
Detailed cleaning lists are built in with the “Focus Zones” section - add rooms and tasks to suit your house, then do a little bit of extra housework every day and you'll never have to spring clean again! Up to seven zones so you can switch focus each day of the week, or choose to switch zone each week of the month.
Discover the power of speed cleaning with HomeRoutines' built-in timer - set your timer to 10 or 15 minutes, set your mind to it and see how much gets done.
There's even a built-in to-do list for simple one-off jobs, and a daily message option helps you plan the pattern of your weekdays.
HomeRoutines' unique Accomplishments list is the “Tada!” to your todo - review all the tasks you've completed today. You can even share your accomplishments via email.
Even with its cool sync features, all your data is still available locally on your device, so you don't need an internet connection to use the app.
What's New in Version 3.1.0
* Fixed task editing bug on iOS 8.
* Fixed reminder and timer setting bug on iOS 8.
Useful but not perfect
I've been using this app for a while and it is helpful - the best I've found of this type. I'm a SAHM and have trouble keeping up with housework - I tend to mosey around doing a little of this, little of that, and not accomplishing much in the end. Home Routines gives me set tasks to do every morning, afternoon, evening, week, etc. It's easy to customize the task lists and zones too, which is nice.
There are a few small things that I wish were different, but here's the big one - weekly and monthly tasks have to be set to "reset" on a certain day. For example, my weekly tasks are set to reset on Mondays (you can choose the day). But that means that if I do a weekly task on Sunday, it's going to come back on my weekly task list the next day. It would be more helpful to have a weekly task reset to a week out once you complete it. It would also be nice to be able to click on a task and find out the date of the last time you completed it. Or even have reminders (optional) telling you what tasks are most overdue.
I just downloaded this, and it seems like it will be a good app. A couple of suggestions, though. I can't seem to pull up the lists for any other day of the week except the current one, so if there is a way to do this, it would be great. I would like to schedule tasks throughout the week, not just throughout the month. Also, I would like the ability to drag a task from my "later" list and drop it into my daily list somewhere. Of course, there might be a way to do all this and I just haven't figured it out :0)
So logically thought out and user friendly!
I LOVE this app. It's definitely worth paying for.
The best thing about this app is that it's not cookie-cutter. There are pre-loaded cleaning schedules or suggested methods of dividing your time, but it is extremely customizable. You can set it up in any way that suits your needs.
I only have two issues:
1) I would really appreciate the opportunity to have tasks reset once a month. I have some deep cleaning tasks that I only do once a month and would like to track those in a "Monthly" list but right now resetting is limited to weekly.
2) The reminders seem to have some bugs. For example, on a Thursday night I'll get a random reminder to perform Sunday's tasks. It's not that big of a deal, it's just weird.
- Category: Productivity
- Updated: Oct 08, 2014
- Version: 3.1.0
- Size: 13.9 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Wunderbear Software Ltd.
- © 2014 Wunderbear Software Ltd.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.