For many people, cleaning isnt exactly enjoyable, its just a necessary chore. So you might be pleased to hear that, in some cases, there might be some things that you can actually do less frequently because youre cleaning them too often right now. You might think that theres really no such thing as cleaning something too often, but thats actually not true. In some cases, over-cleaning some of the items in your home can cause them to wear more quickly or otherwise potentially harm them. Make a note to only clean these things every so often.1. Over-cleaning wood furniture can actually hurt it.Taking a soft dry cloth and wiping down your wooden furniture isnt something about which you really have to worry, but if you always spray it with a cleaner when youre wiping down wooden pieces, you definitely need to be a bit more careful about how often youre cleaning it.In a blog post on its website, Halifax-based Mrs Mopps Cleaning Services noted that wood spray polishes can actually trap dust, which, of course, is pretty much the opposite of what you were trying to do. If youre using a wood polish, make sure youre doing so sparingly.2. If your kids' toys are only used in the bath, you don't need to clean them daily.Though kids toys definitely do need to be fairly regularly cleaned, if their bath toys are relegated to the bath and dont ever leave it, they dont need to be cleaned every day. Martha Stewart magazine reported that dunking bath toys in diluted white vinegar about once a month should be enough to keep them clean.3. Careful not to over-clean carpets ' it'll ruin them.Yes, it is possible to clean your carpet too frequently. Vacuuming the rugs and carpeting in your home is something that you can and should do regularly, but if youre having things professionally cleaned, you need to be more careful. In a post on its website, Wilburn Company said that professional cleaning methods can cause a lot of wear and tear on the fibers in the carpeting, damaging the carpet and making it get dirtier more quickly. Thats not what you were hoping to do. See the rest of the story at Business Insider Click here to read full news..