Moving Mayhem: Making Pre-Move Deep Cleaning Easier
Often when you move house, whether it’s a rental home or a property that you own, the agreement is that before moving out you will deep clean it from top to bottom. This is a good system to have in place as it means that whenever someone new moves into a property, whether it’s a rental property or they own it, it’s nice and clean. However, when you have packing up your old home, moving your belongings to a new place, and unpacking them to focus on, the fact that your old home also needs deep cleaning can be somewhat overwhelming.
That being said, the good news is that deep cleaning a property that you are moving out of doesn’t have to cause you too much stress, it’s just a case of being organized about it, that’s all. To help make the process of deep cleaning your old home easier, below are some tips and suggestions to take note of and implement.
Invest in a steam cleaner
If there is one piece of kit that makes any cleaning task easier, it’s a steam cleaner. Or, to be more precise an all in one steam cleaner – aka a steam cleaner that can be used for multiple tasks, from cleaning the floors to the shower door. The fantastic thing about a steam cleaner is that it makes cleaning so much quicker and easier and doesn’t use any chemicals. It might be a little pricey to buy, but when you think of the money you will save on not buying cleaning products, it makes sense. To make deep cleaning your home easier, it’s a good idea to invest in a steam cleaner as it will make the cleaning process much quicker and easier.
Have a tick list to refer to
To prevent yourself from getting stressed out, it’s a good idea to make a tick list of tasks to refer to. It’s easy to get stressed out about all of the tasks that need doing, which is why writing a tick list is a good idea. That way you don’t need to obsess over everything that needs doing as you have it written down on paper and can tick things off as you go.
Book a professional carpet cleaner
The one area of your old home that it’s best to get professional help with is the carpets. The fact is that carpets are hard to clean yourself, so it’s a better option to use a professional service. So that carpet cleaning is quick and easy and doesn’t cause you any extra stress. If you can’t afford to use a professional company, perhaps you could hire a carpet cleaning machine to use yourself? However, if possible a professional service is your best bet as it means that your carpets are guaranteed to come up well.
Get the whole household involved
Last but not least, don’t feel like deep cleaning your old home is all on you, get the whole family involved. Even the kids can join in; it’s just a case of finding tasks that are suitable for them, such as vacuuming or cleaning the windows.
Moving can be incredibly stressful as there’s so much that needs doing, and having to deep clean your old home only adds to the stress. However, if you take note of the tips and advice above, you can make deep cleaning your old home a little easier and less stressful for yourself.
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