Spring is the time for the cycle of nature to begin again as plants and flowers bloom and come back to life. It’s also the perfect time for residents to open their windows, let some fresh air in, and give their homes a new start for the season.
A deep clean goes beyond Swiffering your floor. Please read on for more tips about how to give your home a deep clean this spring.
It doesn’t matter how sparkling your floors are if your home has pests. Nothing about these deeply unhygienic creatures will make you feel clean. In fact, they’ll undo the sense of calm a clean home can impart.
An experienced pest control company uses custom chemicals to eliminate an infestation, and their sprays can’t be purchased from a store. Look for a company whose custom solutions use ingredients approved by Health Canada so you know they’re safe for pets and the environment.
The best pest control companies offer home protection plans providing pre-emptive protection from pests. A technician will inspect your residence for any signs of pests or their nesting grounds and remove what they find.
Next, they’ll do a preventative treatment. Finally, they’ll do a few return inspections to ensure it went according to plan. They’ll kill any pests for free if they find any at this stage, but it’s extremely rare for that to happen.
Baseboards and Windows
A deep clean goes beyond tidying the room to ensuring all the surfaces are bacteria-free. People tend to sweep or vacuum their floors, but giving the baseboards a good wipe takes things a step further.
Ensure you dust those surfaces you tend to neglect during your regular daily cleans and leave them squeaky clean. This means windows and mirrors, too, along with shelves and any place where dust collects.
Kitchen and Bathrooms
The kitchen and bathrooms are sensitive spaces that must be extra clean because that’s where people prepare food, eat, and expel human waste discreetly. The first rooms cleaned are often the first ones to get dirty!
Check that your fridge has no old, spoiling food, and give its shelves a fresh wipe. Cleaning your fridge out once a year is highly recommended, as you’d be surprised by how nasty it can get.
Cleaning the bathroom can be a vital but difficult task. You may opt for some gloves when getting deep into the nitty gritty parts of cleaning a toilet. As for putting some elbow grease in while cleaning the tiles, scrub hard or use some tools for help.
Finally, you’ll want to tidy up the outside of your home. If you have a lawn, ensure it’s neat. It doesn’t need to look manicured, but it shouldn’t look overgrown, either.
If you have a backyard, don’t use it as a storage closet for things that don’t fit inside. Perhaps use a shed to store outdoor furniture when the weather is bad and for loose items.
Modern life can be extremely busy, and few people have time to clean their homes as much as they’d like. But spring is the perfect time for a deep clean that touches on all the above points.