CLEANING HACKS! - HOW TO CLEAN YOUR HOUSE THE PROFESSIONAL WAY!
Is it time to donate and recycle? Get rid of unwanted items in the household is the first and most important thing to do.
Dust surfaces with microfiber cloths by going in a systematic direction (top to bottom or left to right). Dusting will help improve air quality in the house by reducing allergens. Use mops and brooms work to remove cobwebs from tall areas before you vacuum/sweep the floor. Remember to dust the tops of doors, picture frames, fans, light fixtures. Use a glass/window cleaner for areas like the face of photo frame, TV & computer screens to avoid streaking.
Vacuum the floors and upholstered furniture. Be sure to shift furniture from their usual corners and eliminate the dust setting behind them!
Sweep/mop/treat floors. For mopping, start at the furthest corner of the room and move back toward the entrance. Rinse mop often to maintain effectiveness of the detergent.
Wipe down tabletops and cabinets (start at immediate right of the stove).
Clean surface of kitchen appliances (fridge, microwave, oven etc).
Fridge cleaning tips.
Degrease stove top and kitchen hood using degreaser or cif.
Kitchen hood cleaning tips.
Clean and degrease inside of microwave/oven using oven cleaner/degreaser
Oven cleaning tips.
Soak stove drip pans and knobs in sink.
Clean and disinfect inside and around sink.
Steam mop kitchen floors.
More kitchen cleaning tips.
Remove everything from toilet including rug, dustbin, shampoo bottles etc.
Apply tub/tile cleaner after wetting tub/shower walls with warm water.
Spray/clean everything with multi-purpose cleaner except WC, shower, mirror and cabinets.
Clean your WC.
Scrub tub/shower walls and glass door, use a brush for stubborn areas like grout etc.
Clean shower rack/soap dishes.
Rinse off walls of tub/shower and dry with cloth.
Scrub and disinfect sink.
Rinse the sink and your cloth.
Wipe down cabinets.
Clean mirror using glass cleaner and soft cloth.
Shine the faucets.
Wash the floor
More toilet cleaning tips.
Dusting/wipe down surfaces
Spray with glass cleaner (alternatively,use a few drops of mama lemon in a pail) and wipe with micro-fiber cloth
Clean large windows with a squeegee.
Use a vacuum cleaner to clear the dust accumulated in your window frame before wiping.
Get rid of water marks tips.