Moving into your new home is exciting! However, getting your house clean and ready for move-in day can be less thrilling.
As much as these chores can be long-winded and tiresome, they’re still essential before you can unpack and enjoy your new spaces. If you don’t know where to begin, don’t worry; just follow this guide!
Step 1. Disinfect your bathroom
The bathroom is probably the room you’ll be using sooner in your new home, and you don’t want to start cleaning at the same time someone wants to use it, right?
Start disinfecting your toilet and sink since you’ll be using those first. Then, clean your shower and bathtub—this way, you can take a relaxing shower or bath once you’re done with the cleaning tasks of the day!
Step 2. Dust inside the cabinets and closets
You’ll also be using your storage spaces a lot once you start unpacking. So, let’s get them ready to keep your things safe and clean!
All it takes is dusting inside the cabinets and closets with a clean cloth. Doing this will let you get rid of small bugs and any debris that may have been left on the drawers. Now you can avoid getting your belongings dirty as soon as you put them away!
Step 3. Clean your appliances
Do you want to celebrate your move-in with a home-cooked meal? Then, your kitchen appliances need to be clean and ready.
You can clean your appliances in any order, but starting with the refrigerator is best. This way, you don’t have to worry about your groceries going bad.
Step 4. Wash walls and windows
Since most rooms are free of furniture and blinds, you can easily wash the walls and windows. All you have to do is grab a cloth and wet it with soapy water. Then, wipe everything from top to bottom in small circular motions to avoid streaks.
Step 5. Dust the rest of your home, starting from the top
Dust accumulates quickly over time if you leave it undisturbed. That’s why dusting everything is essential when moving into a house that hasn’t been inhabited for a long time.
If you want this process to be more straightforward, always start cleaning the high places—light fixtures, over the cabinets, and any other place where dust settles that you don’t usually reach to see— and follow down from there.
Step 6. Vacuum floors and carpets
Soon enough, your home will be full of heavy furniture that you can’t move around every other day. Now, you can sweep, mop, and vacuum your floors and carpeting without difficulty. Also, it’s best to do this step last, as much of your dusting ends on the floor.
Pro tip: You can also use this opportunity to decide where to put your things! Just draw a simple layout on paper to figure out where everything needs to go.
Does it seem like a lot of work? Let us help!
Don’t let the chores put a damper on your move! Let BG011 Cleaning Services take care of the chores so you can enjoy the best part of having a new home.