Written By Tracie Johnson / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
Properly cleaning your house is one of the most tiresome exercises. That is why you might consider hiring a cleaning expert to clean your house regularly. However, that will consume a lot of money to get the services several times a week.
Therefore, it might be advisable to clean the house yourself. Luckily, you don't need to be an expert to clean your house like a pro. You only need to use the following strategies.
1. Get Everything You Need Before You Start Working
The first step you should take when tidying up your house is getting all the equipment and detergents you need before you start working. If some rooms require special cleaning appliances or bleaches, ensure you have everything you need before cleaning starts.
That will make your work easier and enable you to finish cleaning within a short time because you will not have to take breaks to look for different equipment when cleaning each room.
2. Remove Some Items to Create Space
Some cleaning appliances require sufficient space to enable them to perform optimally in your house. Therefore, if you use large appliances when cleaning your home, move to every room and remove some items to create space.
Start with large furniture and appliances because they might prevent you from accessing some areas of your house. Then, remove magazines, shoes, and other items you could have kept under the table, bed, and other items.
3. Undertake One Task at a Time for the Whole House
Cleaning is more challenging when repeating the same duties in different rooms. Therefore, if you want to make cleaning easy, undertake one task at once for the whole house. That will prevent you from starting the same process several times, which might make your work very tiresome.
4. Dust and Vacuum the Whole House
Before you start cleaning, dust all surfaces and items in your house. Then, vacuum every room skillfully for some time.
5. Sanitize Countertops, Surfaces, and Items around the House
After dusting the house, sanitize all the areas people frequent and the items you share in your house.
6. Inspect Your Plumbing Systems to Ensure it's Flowing Properly
After disinfection, inspect your plumbing system to ensure it’s flowing correctly. Inspect sinks, tubs, and toilets to check whether you notice any problem. If your drains are not flowing correctly, hire a professional for drain cleaning to inspect and unblock your drains before the problem worsens.
A reputable company is delighted to get the job done the first time. Therefore, the management will dispatch a team of trained experts who have the skills and experience to handle drainage issues like an expert. That includes clogs that are far down your pipes.
A professional expert will come armed with the right tools, which will enable them to handle their tasks with utmost safety. They will take the necessary precautions to protect your property when working. Your expert will then clean the drains professionally and advise you what to do to prevent the problem from occurring in the future.
7. Sweep the House and Mop it
Sweep and mop your house after ensuring that your drains are flowing correctly. Start from the furthest corner and move back towards the entrance. Then, rinse the mop regularly to ensure that every room is clean enough.
8. Keep Moving When Vacuuming
Keep moving when vacuuming, ensuring that the vacuum gets to all areas in different rooms. That will give you confidence that the entire house is as clean as possible.
9. Wash All Your Equipment after Every Cleaning Job
Some of your equipment might get dirty when cleaning your house, and they might soil your house when washing it next time. That is why it is advisable to wash all your equipment after every cleaning job.
10. Involve the Whole Family When Cleaning Your House
If you want to make cleaning easy and take the shortest time possible, involve the whole family when tidying up your house. Choose one day when everyone will be available and assign each one a different task. That will make the work easy, enabling you to finish cleaning within a few minutes or hours, depending on your home's size.
You don't have to hire an expert to clean your house. However, the tips above will enable you to clean your house like a pro, improving your home and life.
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Tracie Johnson is a New Jersey native and an alum of Penn State University. She is passionate about writing, reading, and living a healthy lifestyle. She feels happiest when around a campfire surrounded by friends, family, and her Dachshund named Rufus.
Founder Ray Spotts has a passion for all things natural and has made a life study of nature as it relates to health and well-being. Ray became a forerunner bringing products to market that are extraordinarily effective and free from potentially harmful chemicals and additives. For this reason Ray formed Trusted Health Products, a company you can trust for clean, effective, and healthy products. Ray is an organic gardener, likes fishing, hiking, and teaching and mentoring people to start new businesses. You can get his book for free, “How To Succeed In Business Based On God’s Word,” at www.rayspotts.com.