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June 16, 2020

Cleaning Before Move-in is a Must

cleaning before moving inBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to a new home is exciting. It can be an opportunity for you to redo the area, order new home furnishings, re-organize and add contemporary finishes. The moving process is often frenzied, however having a well-organized strategy to purge unnecessary belongings prior to packing, working with a moving company in Colorado Springs to help with the heavy lifting, and ensuring your new house is clean and hygienic in advance of move in are good ways to begin your new abode journey on the proper note.

Move-in cleaning is a valuable part of each and every move process. Whether the new place is new or had preceding occupants, you should move into a spotless place. The person or family that owned the house could have been neat, but doing your cleaning can be worthwhile. Generally, you'll find junk, debris, and grime on the surfaces that should be cleaned prior to moving in.

Cleaning your new abode before your professional movers come in with your things also reduces the hustle of moving unpacked cartons as well as household furniture around in order to clean. It can be a chance to focus on each cranny in the home and all areas both low and high. If you are planning to move, here are some ideas for deep cleaning your new place.

Clean High and Move Low

Airborne dirt and dust settles on all areas, whether high or low. Commence your cleaning on higher areas including ceilings, fans, and also cabinets. Wipe the surfaces and ensure that you catch every spot. Remember to clean the walls, as well. Usually, warm water and detergent or vinegar solutions will be ample to clean. After dusting all high areas and wiping down the walls, thoroughly clean the floor surfaces. Start by sweeping all grime as well as trash and follow with a vacuum. You can even rent a steamer or use a steam cleaning company to clean all the rugs and carpets.

Clearing Persistent Stains

For those who have staining including cigarette smoke or pet urine, the normal cleaning detergents might not exactly deliver the results. Deep cleaning is important to remove these types of stains and odors which can be infused within the walls, ceilings, as well as floors of the home. Do some research or seek advice from an expert to find the best ways of cleaning, depending on the severity of the stains.

Cleaning the Kitchen

Cleaning the kitchen is crucial as it ensures that your food stays safe for intake. Should you be moving to a home with a pre-installed refrigerator, microwave oven, or stove, clean the various areas and sanitize them comprehensively. Hot water, baking soda, as well as vinegar solutions are fantastic for eliminating oil stains.

Clean the Bathroom

Your bathrooms call for deep cleaning, because of their character. Prepare a baking soda and vinegar combination (one tbsp of baking soda for each half cup of vinegar) and give it time to sit in the toilet for half an hour preceding scrubbing. You can do a web search for vinegar and baking soda ideas for the sinks, bathtubs, mirrors, and floor surfaces.

Disinfecting Areas

Following moving day, it is essential to disinfect all areas that professional movers, cleaning people, as well as construction workers might have touched. Sanitize all sinks, doorknobs, handles, windows, and furniture before settling in.

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