If you dream about cleaning, it means that you are in the process of getting rid of negativity and conquering significant hindrances. You are progressing to the next phase of life. If you are cleaning your own house, this is a sign that you need to clear your head and move on from old habits. You are looking to improve yourself. Another interpretation of this dream is that you need to admit the truth of a situation, or “come clean”.
If you dream about cleaning something, it means that an aspect of your personal life is not operating at its best. If you dream about cleaning the refrigerator or oven, then you are getting right down to the source of a problem. This type of dream may also mean that you feel negative and inferior. You might feel trapped in a particular area of your life.
A dream that involves cleaning out your desk means that you are ridding yourself ot the things that have been troubling you. You are embracing your new decisions, and are experiencing freedom anew.
Different types of cleaning, such as sweeping, polishing, wiping etc can vary in meaning based on the context. For example, these could be a sign of clearing out the things you don’t want, such as thoughts, feelings and circumstances, or that you want to get rid of them. They may signify that you want to achieve tidiness and order in all aspects of your world. You might be trying to improve your life, or get rid of evidence or feelings. You might be sorting out messes created by others, solving their issues, rescuing them or supporting them when they have been irresponsible.