Spring Cleaning Tips
September 30, 2019
Spring is the time of year when we all want to open our windows wide and enjoy our clean and fragrant home. If you are one of those who has delayed seasonal cleanup, here is a list of the best tips for such a work action. Some of them, though, take quite some time, but don’t be discouraged, because in the end your home will shine like when you moved in
1. Get up the ladder and get on the top shelves and drawers
Many are delaying the cleaning of hard-to-reach furniture like top shelves and drawers, as this is a big problem for them. If you commit to them once a year, take the time you spend mostly on the ladder cleaning and screening unnecessary items you want to get rid of.
And when you’re upstairs, don’t forget to peel the cobwebs that eventually catch on the upper corners of the walls and the ceiling.
‘With home cleaning, your home can shine like you did when you moved in’
2. Deal with the dirt on the blinds and curtains
Do you remember the last time you cleaned your blinds from dust and dirt? Not? Well, then the time has come to fix them. If you have enough time, you can also wash the curtains or take them to dry cleaning. If they still haven’t gotten so dirty, at least shake them off so that they don’t darken with dust in the next few months.
3. New, fresh clothes for the old carpet
Move the furniture and vacuum the floor underneath. Do you have any carpet, take this opportunity and clean it well. To do this, ask the help of professionals who will make your old carpet look new. Once a year, you should provide your carpet with a treatment that will bring it fresh clothes.
4. Get the mites out of your bed
Blankets, mattresses, and pillows collect dust, sweat, and saliva daily, which can cause any desirable situation while we sleep. Make sure you thoroughly clean your bed at least once a year from mites and other horrors lurking in your bed. These three signs indicate that mites are besieging your home.
5. Forgotten armchair and sofa items
If you decide to clean your upholstered furniture, you will be amazed at the pile of coins, pens, or various small items you can pull from the dusty corners of your armchair and sofa. Who says cleaning can’t be fun, right?
If you have fabric-covered furniture for years, you will want professional carpet cleaners to do their magic in the living room after they have finished your carpets. Rather, invest in maintaining them once a year rather than having to buy new rugs and armchairs.
6. Window Cleaning: A Winning Combination
Window cleaning for a sunny spring day is a winning combination: while you are warmed by warm sunshine, you also do a little exercise, while ultimately enjoying your result – looking through perfectly clear windows. Do not forget to clean the window frames and grooves that can collect a lot of dirt when washing windows.
7. Keep the dusty chaos on the bookshelves
If the bookshelves are solely on the bookshelves, cleaning them would be an easy task to solve in a few steps. However, they are often littered with figurines, photographs, vases and other objects, so we constantly delay their cleaning.
It would be a good idea to store smaller items in a glass case. This saves time while making it easier to overwrite a dusty bookshelf.
‘You will best remove the unpleasant odors with water to which you have added vinegar’
8. An Unpleasant Surprise Behind the Kitchen Elements
Do you admire your kitchen that sparkles? Do you think it’s really clean? Check the condition of the fridge and stove, for example, or other kitchen elements. You will not be surprised to see everything except a handful of dust and food bits to be found there.
And when you have pulled out the refrigerator, take a few more minutes and clean the condenser coils from the dust so that the refrigerator runs more efficiently and uses less energy.
9. Thoroughly Internal Washing of Household Appliances
Spring cleaning is a great opportunity to clean your household appliances, first of all the refrigerator, oven or dishwasher. Just be careful while cleaning your fridge or freezer to put all your food in a container full of ice so that it does not thaw and spoil.
You will best remove the unpleasant odors with water to which you have added vinegar. When returning food to the fridge, try to arrange it in a way that will motivate you to always put it in order to make the fridge tidier.
The best way to clean your dishwasher is to remove it from the hard stone by turning it on empty and pouring a cup of vinegar into it. This is also one of the easiest tasks on your spring cleaning activity list, so don’t skip it.
10. Remember the pantry
At least once a year, review the shelf life of all the foods in your pantry. Remove all expired packages from the shelves and clear the shelves.
You will be surprised to find out how much food you missed out on just because it was cluttered and forgotten. Let that be your motivation to store your food in the pantry better.