Home Improvement

Get, Set, Clean Your House

Everyone adores a clean house, yet nobody loves to clean a home – what a paradox!

If you are not someone who gets down and dirty to clean your house often, it can be overwhelming not knowing where to begin from. Should you vacuum first or start with dusting around your home? Which room to begin with? So many questions.

And unless you are going to hire for a regular home cleaning in NZ, the chances are that it might be hard for you to do it yourself.

But if you want to do it, here are some tips that will come in handy in your house-cleaning marathon.

Tip 1: Clean the Entire House

Pick one activity – dusting, mopping or vacuuming – and do it through your whole house. It would be taxing to clean one room thoroughly before moving on to the next. 

Dust your house to clean. Then mop it. Then, vacuum it. Not only would it be more efficient, but it would also help you not feel stuck.

Tip 2: Gather Your Tools

Nothing wastes more time than having to scout for your tools every few minutes. It’s prudent to collect all your necessary tools in a caddy or a portable bucket.

So, when you go around switching rooms, it won’t be any problem!

Tip 3: Sort Your Clutter

Before you pull out the big guns, clean the clutter out of your room. Old magazines, worn-out sneakers, used-up markers – decide whether you want to keep it or throw it away.

Your cleaning spree would help you discover too many things that you can easily donate away.

Tip 4: Time to Dust and Vacuum

Before you go around dusting your furniture and shelves, make sure to switch off your ceiling fan.

While cleaning the dust, focus on the easily-forgotten spots on the undersides of shelves, picture frames, upper shelves, and blinds. Attach a microfiber cloth to a broom if you can’t get easy access. 

Change your sheets before you get down to the business of vacuum cleaning your place.

Tip 5: Wipe the Glasses Clean

Cleaning windows and mirrors would require at least two clothes. One damp microfiber cloth followed by a dry cloth for that squeaky clean finish.

Tip 6: Disinfect, Disinfect, Disinfect!

It’s pandemic time, people. It’s essential to clean your countertops, doorknobs, switches, telephones, TV remote, etc., with a disinfectant. Clean everything that could potentially transmit germs with a sanitiser.

Parting Words

A regular home cleaning in NZ will cost you about $30-$40 per hour if it’s one cleaner versus your entire house. 68.8% population of New Zealand is well-employed. Now that doesn’t leave you with a lot of time to come home from work and deep clean your house.

In that sense, professional cleaners are the best. They have their tools, and they promise excellent results. So, you don’t have to focus on housework and can instead busy yourself with other vital matters.

But if you are willing to don the hat of a house cleaner, you are all set to do so. Bring out the mops, pull up your gloves and get down to it!

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