How to clean an apartment?

by | Apr 6, 2022 | DIY Tips

If we refer to cleaning, it’s not just the typical weekend wipe-down of rooms. We’re talking about deep cleaning. It’s about doing things you usually don’t do to make your area more inviting for guests. We’re assuming that you’ll require a shower once you’re finished.

If you’re a pro, you can clean up space after your movers have cleaned it and are loading for the room next. Some of them can be done when you’re ready for your move, while others will need to wait until the entire apartment is gone. Here’s a quick overview of some apartment deep cleaning tips.

Floors

To clean an apartment, the floor cleaning comes as a first part. If you have hard floors within your bedrooms, they may rapidly accumulate dust and other dirt, which is extremely obvious. Ensure that you’re sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, or mopping regularly to prevent dust from becoming a problem. If you’ve got carpet, anything can get caught in it. Vacuum regularly to stop the carpet from becoming stained and dirty. Make sure you vacuum under the bed and around the edges.

Hard Surfaces

Again, dust is a fast-growing problem, particularly on hard, flat surfaces. Hard surfaces are an important part of cleaning an apartment. Use a microfiber duster and sweep it over all your surfaces, including desks, nightstands, dressers, or ceiling fans.

Bath mats and towels

Bath mats and towels might appear harmless but hidden in the dirt. The bacteria in the towels flourish on damp darker surfaces and grow. If you use the towel for drying, you’re taking in all the accumulated dirt. Make a note of the frequency you wash these. If you’re not washing them between a couple of uses, you should be washing them at least once a week.

Mirror

A dirty mirror is an obvious sign of a bathroom that is dirty. Everyone is susceptible to splashing water onto the mirror when brushing their teeth or washing their face. Use a glass or window cleaner to clean this up every week to clear any noticeable dirt and dust.

Sink and tub

It’s unnecessary to give them a thorough clean every week; however, wiping them clean using bleach or cleaner wipes once every week is good. Make sure to wipe it clean enough to get rid of any debris lying in the sink or tub. This way, it won’t be a problem in the future when it’s time when you need to provide them with a thorough and thoroughly clean.

Counters, cabinets, and appliances

Although you’re supposed to wipe off your counters each day, making sure you give them a thorough cleaning along with your appliances and cabinets never hurts. You need to ensure that these spaces are tidy because they’re the first thing people will notice when they enter the kitchen. In addition, nobody would like cooking or eating in a filthy kitchen.

Microwave

The interior of the microwave is to be cleaned every week. The plate, if removable, is to be cleaned. If food spills out or drips all over the sides, they will always manage to be soiled so quickly.

Refrigerator

Each week it is recommended to go through the food you have in your fridge and throw away everything that’s not good anymore. At one point or another, we’ve all had the experience of finding food items that we claimed we would eat in the back of the fridge that is in terrible condition. This isn’t unsanitary, but it could also smudge the refrigerator. Be sure to clean any rotten food.

Conclusion

If you’re cleaning up before you move into your new residence or adding time to your schedule to work on cleaning, you’ll have to complete it fast in a hurry, in one go. However, if you’re looking to clean all the time (wouldn’t it be nice! ), Consider breaking the list down into weekly or daily chores and then rotating them regularly. We’d like to know what is working for you! Do you prefer to do a full clean in one go or perhaps a small amount at one time? Let us know in the comment section.

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