Do you ever look at other people’s homes, either on television or when visiting a friend or relative, and wonder how they manage to keep it so clean and tidy all the time? The secret to keeping your home beautifully clean is to follow certain steps, which we are pleased to reveal to you right here! We have gathered the best home cleaning tips from people who have immaculate living spaces, so you can learn how to keep your abode stunning at all times.
Take off your shoes
You may have thought it pretentious to expect visitors to your property, and indeed the occupants to take their shoes off every time they enter the home, but this simple habit can keep your carpets and floors cleaner for longer. Think about it – your outdoor shoes have been traipsing along dirty pavements, around cafes and workplaces, and on public transport throughout the day, and the soles of your shoes will be covered in germs, and dirt. Why would you want to bring all this back into your lovely home? You don’t, so take off your shoes when you come home and relax knowing that all the dirt of the day will be left by your front door, instead of being trampled into your carpets.
Wash and go
Dishes soon pile up, especially if you the type of person that finds washing up the worst part of house cleaning. Stay clear of an unsightly full sink and wash up as soon as you have finished with utensils and crockery. Dry items straight away and put them where they belong immediately. It is a lovely feeling entering a tidy kitchen that doesn’t have plates and pans strewn everywhere, and once you get into the habit, you won’t even find doing the washing-up a chore.
The one thing that professional home cleaners find frustrating is having to clean items that are neither use nor ornament. It is all well and good if you can afford to hire a cleaning company to keep on top of the house work, but if you are responsible for the domestic cleaning, then you will want to make things as simple as possible for yourself. If your home is filled to the brim with items you no longer use then it is time to declutter. Everything in your home can gather dust, which means you will have to keep on top of the dusting and maintenance of things you perhaps don’t even require any more. Decide which items you want to donate, which things can be sold, and which belongings are broken and need to be thrown away. Once you have rid your home of clutter you will soon see a difference in the amount of time you spend cleaning and will also appreciate how much tidier your home will appear.
Wipe down worktops in the evening
Make it part of your routine to wipe down all work surfaces every evening. Clear away items that need to be put away, dust and clean the kitchen worktops and tables, living room surfaces, dining tables, and coffee tables before you retire to bed. Maintaining this routine each evening means you wake to beautifully clean surfaces each morning.
Make use of cleaning services
If you simply don’t have the time to clean each day, or if you have a busy household that is screaming out for the help of a deep cleaning company, don’t feel guilty, just give them a call. It may be that your home requires one-off cleaning after a party or unforeseen incident, or you may want to use a cleaner regularly. Whatever your circumstances, ensure you shop around for the best deals, as dependable, efficient cleaners needn’t be expensive.
Top Cleaning Tips From Property Owners With Immaculate Homes31 October 2018
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