Around 77% of Americans plan to do their spring cleaning this year, which shows how seriously we take it.
Spring cleaning is key to tackling hard-to-reach places, keeping our household safe, and having a comfortable home. But it’s important to know the tricks of the trade to get desired results. Perhaps you’re planning to spring clean your home but you’re not sure how to do it effectively.
Don’t worry, you’ve come to the right place. Here are five tips to help your spring clean this year.
1. Focus On Overlooked Surfaces
The first step in our spring cleaning guide is to address any overlooked surfaces in your home. This includes your baseboards, door, and window frames. You should also remove scuff marks from the walls by using a sponge and a squirt of dishwashing liquid.
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2. Soap Down the Refridgerator
One of the top spring cleaning tips is to deep-clean your refrigerator. Start by throwing out expired items and temporarily storing the remaining items while you clean inside. Wash the removable shelves or bins in a tub of warm, soapy water.
Then, wipe down the interior with a cloth until it’s spotless. If you come across stubborn stains, one of the best cleaning methods is to apply a paste of baking soda with water. And don’t forget to clean the handle and door seals for the best results.
3. Deep-Clean the Oven
If you’re not sure how to deep clean your home, start by tackling your oven.
Depending on the model, activate its self-cleaning function to remove baked-on food debris. Or, for older machines, place a hot cloth over the stubborn stops as it’s easier to shift the gunk. Once you’re done, rinse and wipe dry.
4. Scrub Your Shower Curtain
Many homeowners overlook the shower curtain but, if ignored, it can harbor a huge amount of bacteria. If you’ve got fabric curtains, throw them in the washing machine with a towel as it will help absorb the grime. You should also add a dash of laundry detergent for a thorough clean.
And if you’ve got plastic curtains, scrub them down with hot water and dishwashing liquid.
5. Steam Clean the Furniture
Then, deep-clean your furniture with a hot steamer. This is key to removing sweat and skin, which dust mites thrive on.
You should also remove furniture from the walls so you can vacuum behind and under it. And don’t forget to use the crevice tool to remove the gunk along with the trim.
Enjoy Your Spring Clean
Hopefully, after reading this article, you’ll use our tips in your next cleaning session.
Start by tackling overlooked surfaces in your home, steam clean the furniture, and scrub your shower curtain to remove any grime. You should also deep-clean the oven and refrigerator for an effective spring clean. Good luck!
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