Another season is just around the corner and it’s time to get cleaning! We have previously shared with you our fall cleaning checklist, but there are still many essential general tricks for you to learn and we are ready to teach you!
Below is a list of cleaning tips that will keep your home in good shape all year round. Of course, you can easily carry out some of these yourself, however, you might need to hire experts, to do the rest on your behalf!
For cleaning canvas and blinds, use a low setting with a brush attachment. Vinyl shades can be wiped down with a dampened microfiber cloth if they need a little more attention. (Cleaning experts will have the needed tools at their disposal)
Wipe Down the Kitchen Cupboards.
Empty the kitchen cupboards, wash them down, replace liners, declutter and reorganize. (Or have a part time maid do that for you)
Polish Your Metals
Give your copper, brass and silver pieces some TLC!
Organize Your Important Papers
Use a wall manager to keep important phone numbers, calendars, family messages, and emergency information to save time, and to reduce clutter.
Change or Clean Your AC Filter
The most important maintenance task that will ensure the efficiency of your AC is to routinely replace or clean its filters especially if it is used more frequently, as is the case in Dubai! (Professional maintenance companies are well equipped do carry out this task)
Inspect Your Pantry
Be sure to replace spices that are more than six months old or no longer fragrant, and stock up on staples such as flour and sugar.
Check Your Smoke Detectors
It is optimal to test batteries in smoke detectors twice per year and daylight savings time is an excellent reminder to do this task.
Store in Style
Save space and cut clutter where you need it the most by adding marked, easy-to-access storage bins and boxes to store your seasonal accessories and decorations.
Pamper Your Pets
Pets, we love them but they do need much time and attention, particularly when they are living indoors. Be sure to bathe and brush cats and dogs regularly to keep dander to a minimum.
Clean Moist Surfaces Regularly
Moist surfaces can be home to fungi and bacteria. Be sure to clean them regularly with mold-busting cleansers or other ecofriendly homemade cleaners.
Groom Your Computer (or Laptop)
Dust it, clean and wipe down the keyboard, and dust off the monitor with a microfiber cloth.
Turn Your Mattresses
Be sure to turn your mattresses front-to-back and end-to-end to equalize wear.
We hope that you found these tips useful. Be sure to check in regularly for more valuable house cleaning hacks and tips!