Spring cleaning is a tradition that allows you to completely clean your home. Deep spring cleaning not only makes your home clean and promotes wellness but it also helps us to rejuvenate and prepare ourselves for the new season. Chances are that you have already prepared yourself for the spring cleaning and made some arrangements, but, here we will help you with some tips that will make your cleaning much more simple and effective. Read on to know more.
Planning – Make a plan about what all places in the house you want to clean and what all things can you skip. Plan about all the rooms you want to cover and from where you want to start.
De-clutter – De-cluttering makes you more competent and keeps you organized. A clean, fresh home gives a nice feeling and makes you as well as the guests visiting your place feel happy. On the other hand, studies show that a cluttered place increases your stress level and makes the environment gloomy. Therefore, you must organize your closets and get rid of the junk that you do not need.
Pay attention to the Walls and Windows – While cleaning, almost everyone focuses only on the floor and try their best to make their floor look sparkly clean. However, in all these people forget about Walls and Windows and simply ignore them. However, the truth is when guests visit your home they pay attention to the walls of the house, therefore, it is important to clean them as well. This can be done easily by using a damp towel to wipe the walls and windows.
Protect Yourself – If you are someone who suffers from allergies then there are chances that the unsettling dust from all the cleaning will further irritate your skin and intensify your allergies. Therefore, you must wear gloves, scarves, masks, etc., before you start cleaning.
Do not ignore the seasonal chores – Certain chores do not need to be done every day, and can be done once or twice a year. Now is the time to do this kind of cleaning, which means you have to clean everything thoroughly. So this time do not ignore those dirty grills, windows, and patios.
Get your whole family involved – Not everybody indeed enjoys cleaning. Still, as a family, it is your responsibility to stick together and take part in the cleaning of the house. So, put on some good music, call your family and make cleaning a family activity. You can delegate the chores based on the age and interest of the family members and you will see that the whole cleaning will be finished in no time.
Place towels under furniture while rearranging – If you are looking to give a new look to your house and arranging the furniture for the same then it is better that you place freshly folded towels under your furniture while rearranging it. This will help you to move the heavy furniture easily without any scratches on the floor.
Don’t forget the kitchen – While cleaning the house, most of us focus only on the rooms and bathrooms and generally forget the kitchen as we think that the guests usually don’t go there. However, we should remember that the aim of cleaning must not only be to impress the guests, but cleaning is also important to keep our place hygienic and free from bacteria. In the kitchen, other than the floor there are many appliances like, microwave, filter, oven, etc. which need your attention and require regular cleaning.
Form new cleaning habits – A good, in-depth spring cleaning, in which the whole house participates is a great time to found new regular cleaning habits, and it can also make the next spring cleaning much easier. You can make a simple routine of 10 minutes, which is to be followed every week, each comprising a set of several chores, which can make it extremely simple to keep your home clean every time. This cleaning time will be a great bonding time for the family where they can have all the fun while cleaning their favourite place.
Even after all the above tips, you are not so sure about doing the whole spring cleaning alone, without any help then maybe it is time to call a professional cleaning service. A cleaning agency will send its cleaners to your house at your desired time and they will clean your house thoroughly in no time. Moreover, as these professionals will come with their equipment and gear there is no need for you to make any kind of planning or hacks.