I can hear your tiny, shrill voices piping up already. “Why would I clean up my house when I’m not even going to be there?” That is actually my own past-self voice saying that, but I’ll project onto you.
A few reasons:
• There is no more responsible feeling than walking into a clean, still house after a few days away.
• Smells multiply exponentially, so you can leave and have the kitchen garbage can at Stench 2 level, and come back two days later to a Stench 16 situation.
• Seriously, if you do this, you will feel really fucking in control. Take 30 minutes and tidy before you leave. Trust me.