The sun is shining, the flowers are in bloom and the birds are chirping. It must mean that it’s springtime. Another sign that its springtime is the feeling that your home may need a thorough cleaning. Let us help you in this follow up to our outdoor spring-cleaning article. This time around we have compiled a list of a few spring-cleaning tips to refresh and renew the interior of your home.
Declutter – getting rid of unwanted or unused items in your house is a great place to start. This will give you more room and makes things easier to organize, and a less cluttered environment can help de-stress your mind. Having a garage sale, donating to places like Goodwill or other charitable organizations are useful solutions to getting rid of stuff you no longer need.
Deep clean the bathroom – you’ll want to make sure you have some good and durable cleaning supplies for this one including a toilet brush, scrub-free shower and tub cleaner, a sponge, glass cleaner, paper towels and rubber gloves. Spray and soak your tub shower and let it soak in for bit before wiping everything down. Spray the inside of the toilet with cleaner while scrubbing with the brush and then wipe the exterior with disinfectant wipes. Clean the mirror with glass cleaner and then wipe down the sink, faucet, and counter.
Deep clean the kitchen – the best equipment for cleaning the kitchen would be disinfectant wipes, sponges, a mop, vacuum, and broom. Use a wet sponge to wipe down the sink and counters as well as the exterior and interior of your appliances such as the stove, refrigerator, and microwave. Sweep the kitchen floor with a broom and use a vacuum with a nozzle attachment to get to those hard-to-reach areas in the cracks. Next, you’ll want to mop the kitchen floor to give it that clean and disinfected look and feel.
Dusting the entire house – using feather dusters and dry cloths to get rid of dust might not be the most effective way to go about it. This method can send the dust into the air you breathe inside your home and will eventually find its way back to the areas you dusted. Instead of the old-fashioned way of dusting, try using damp washcloths, microfiber cloths and a vacuum cleaner to trap the dust, so it doesn’t stay floating in the air. Another useful household item can help reduce dust in the home would be an air purifier so you can trap airborne particles.
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