What You Need To Clean When You Move Into A New House
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When you finally get the keys to your new home, there are a few things you will initially do. You might run around to every room, you might facetime your parents to show them, you might cry, or you might do a happy dance. But after you’ve done all that, the first real thing you need to do is CLEAN EVERYTHING! The house looked and felt clean during your final walkthrough, but a lot has happened since then. Here is a list of the things you need to clean as soon as you move in! P.S This is a lot easier if you do not move in your boxes and furniture.
- Start High and Work Down
- Clean Surfaces
- Clean Inside
- Deep Clean The Bathroom
- Clean the Air Returns and Floor Vents
- Clean the Floor
It’s time to focus on the bottom section of each room. Use the vacuum head to clean corners and edges and then use a damp cloth to clean and dust the floorboards. For hardwood or tiled floors start by vacuuming any fallen dust. Then start mopping using a product that is safe for your surface. For carpets, after you vacuum, rent a steam cleaner to really improve the carpet quality.
After you’ve finished it’s time to move your stuff in!
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