As for me, I just clean room to room over the course of one week or do so week to week. No one ever comes over, so I don't bother to do too much. It is just Hubby and I, but I do try to make everything Nice for Santa, at least.
Home cleaning starts with organization. The main strategies should be the organizing all your housing stuffs that will gives a better results and thoroughly clean your house. Clean house by breaking up individual tasks by room and keep clutter to a minimum.