So your house is a little dirty, how do you clean it?
I get this question almost every day. Your house has a little dirt here and a little dirty there. For those who have been asking, I’ve made a short post to explain.
1. Put on the closest thing you own to a hazmat suit
A hazmat suit (or a decontamination suit) is recommended for many Sunday cleaning projects. If you are just moving to a new house and need one you can always pick one up from Gamut for about $700 – $900. I recommend the Encapsulated Suit because of the durable quality and comfort for cleaning. If you don’t have the budget for the recommended hazmat suit a costume one from Amazon will at least make you feel a little safer and look the part.
2. Spray Lysol Disinfectant Spray all around the general area
Just use as much Lysol as you can. It can only kill more bacteria. this is your home, you decide what lives in it.
3. Drench toilet in Clorox Bleach
I mean it. Your average toilet needs at least 3 bottles of Clorox Bleach sprayed over it weekly. Keep it white and keep the bad bacteria off it.
4. Leave the room and let the Clorox soak for about an hour
Go ahead and go for a walk at this point. Enjoy some of your day and then come back and worry about steps 5 and 6.
5. Repeat steps 3 and 4
Better safe tan sorry. Repeat the previous 2 steps to insure your home is good and safe from bad germs and nasty dirty toilets.
6. Call ExBode at (479) 301-1580 for emergency cleaning service
Call ExBode LLC today and ask about our One-Time Deep-Clean and Recurring Maid Service. Out office hours our Monday – Friday 8AM – 5PM.
Your home is beautiful and you keep it looking super clean all the time. But sometimes it’s the areas that you overlook that stops your home from having that true “like new” shine. This is the most common areas overlooked while cleaning. I hope the list will help you recognize where most people miss while cleaning so you don’t ever overlook an area again!
Clean the Bottom of Your Toilets
The grooves under the toilet catches a lot of unnoticed dust, urine, and unwanted bacteria. This area of your toilet should be cleaned bi-weekly and definitely more frequently in bathrooms used by young males.
Disinfect Your Toilet Paper Dispensers
Have you ever thought about what you do when you use this dispenser? Do I need to say more?
Dust Your Ceiling Fans
It’s not that you don’t know dust collects on your ceiling fans but these areas are frequently missed. To avoid the need of heavy cleaning in the future, take 2 minutes a month to dust these areas.
Clean Fingerprints, Dust, and Scuffs off of Interior Doors
It’s not something that typically needs to be done more than once or twice a year but it is over looked. To keep a house looking nice and elegant clean your doors yearly.
Heavily Clean Cabinets Above Stove
All cabinets need to be cleaned more frequently than you are cleaning them, but we want to focus on the cabinets directly above the stove most. These cabinets get grease covered and look aged much faster that the rest of the cabinets. Clean these after every heavy cooking and remember to use your stove vent every time.
Clean Your Stove Vent
These areas are expected to get grease and should be cleaned yearly to insure long lasting and properly working stove vents.
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Dust Air-Conditioning Intake Vents
Air is constantly circulating through your home. To help your home from accumulating dust clean these vents when you change your air filters.
Clean and Disinfect the Inside of Your Drains
You have no idea how many times I’ve gone to clean around a garbage disposal and have found the most nasty case of mold and fungi.
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Dust and Clean all the Baseboards in Your Home
I’ve noticed that clean baseboards make a home look 1000X newer. It’s not hard but let’s be honest, it’s also not fun. Yearly or every 6 months, take some time to go over them with a damp cloth to get all the nasty dust and gunk off.
Dust all of Your Window Blinds
Did you ever notice your blinds get dirty? Take a quick moment to look over yours and I bet they are. Be gentle and dust these about every 2 months to keep them looking like new!
Now you know the areas of the home that are typically neglected. Use this knowledge to keep your home looking like new and happy cleaning!
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