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Cleaning Tips For New Homeowners


Setting a routine to maintain a clean and organized home is key to keeping things comfortable in your living space. With all the excitement and tasks to tackle as you get settled into your new home a priority list of supplies and a list of how to keep things tidy may not be at the forefront but it’s essential.

Getting ahead of cleaning tasks rather than letting dust or clutter accumulate is vital. Following these tips and hiring the services of a professional cleaner can help tremendously so you’ll have more time to enjoy your new home.

Gather some essential supplies

Moving tasks are accomplished more efficiently when you’re prepared. Make sure you have some basic but important items during the move-in process. There are a few essentials:

Schedule a deep cleaning before unpacking

Take into consideration that getting a fresh start in a new home goes well with a deep cleaning; this is a good place to start even though it’s likely your home was cleaned before you moved in.

When you set up a move-in-cleaning with us our expert technicians will ensure a thorough service targeting every nook and cranny in your home. This includes washing windows, scrubbing floors, and disinfecting surfaces.

Precautions to protect your floors

Keeping new floors looking new can be a challenge, especially in high-traffic rooms. Fortunately, you can ensure carpet and all other flooring are protected from stains and scratches with some everyday items.

Doormats can help to provide a preliminary area for shoes to be left outside or right at the entryway and as a place for moisture and loose dirt to be removed before entering. Floors that are vinyl or tile may be durable yet vulnerable to being scratched. Investing in some area rugs to protect floors is a wise move.

Remember to get furniture sliders that protect your floors during the moving process or use rubber mats on top of floors and a dolly to move the heavy items. Regularly sweep or vacuum to prevent dust and dirt buildup during the moving process.

Manage the dust and clutter

When debris or dust accumulates it can trigger allergies and even attract pests, especially in overlooked areas like baseboards, vents, and ceiling corners. Keeping these nooks clean with a quick wipe down through the move-in process will help to prevent accumulations later.

Keep clutter at bay by decluttering regularly. This not only makes your home look more organized but also simplifies the cleaning process. Donate or discard items you no longer need to maintain a streamlined living space. Have your home cleaned regularly and thoroughly with the right products and tools to get the job done.

By incorporating these cleaning tips into your routine, you’ll not only maintain a clean and welcoming home but also create a healthy and comfortable living space for you and your family.

Hire a professional cleaning service

A professional cleaner has the expertise and cleaning equipment to help make your home move-in ready and keep it clean so you can enjoy your beautiful house. Why stress over these tasks when a cleaning technician can handle it all for you?

At Kathleen’s Cleaning Service, our focus is on eco-friendly products and reliable, friendly service. Give us a call for all your cleaning needs. Virginia residents can call (804) 729-7401 and residents in Florida can call our Pinellas County location at (727) 377-5522.