The key for a beautiful home lies on two important elements: Cleaning and Organizing. It is important to regularly maintain and clean your home so that it’ll look pretty and visitors will have a good impression when they visit your home. Listed below is a week-long home cleaning tips that you can follow. Let’s dive in!
Day 1: Bedrooms
The bedroom is where we spend most of our time and to sleep. This is why it is important to clean this part of the house first so everyone can sleep well.
- Arrange all clothes, books, and other belongings
- Make your bed after you wake up
- Wash the bedding regularly
- Flip the mattress and clean the under of the bed
- Vacuum any dust on your closet
- Wipe dust away from switches or your ceiling fan
- Use a high quality cleaner to clean windows and mirrors
- Clean the floor by using a mop
- Vacuum the carpet to keep dust away
Day 2: Bathrooms
Now that we’re done with day 1, day 2 deals with bathrooms. Cleaning the bathroom is very important since this is the only part of the house that regularly gets wet. And wet areas are where bacteria buildup are more likely to occur.
- Clean bathroom shelves and counters
- Use mildew and scum-removing soap for your shower and bath tub
- Use a toilet brush to keep the inside of your toilet bowl clean
- Mop the floor to keep it dry
- Wipe all cabinets and drawers using a damp cloth
- Use glass cleaner for mirrors
Day 3: Kitchen
This is the day where we will put attention to our kitchen. A clean kitchen environment can help you prepare a delicious and healthy meal.
- Use baking soda mixed in water to clean kitchen floors
- Clean iron pan with water and soft dishcloth. Rub it with a few tablespoons of salt and paper towels. Don’t forget to rinse it after.
- Keep your stove shiny and clean by soaking them with ammonia overnight
- Use cooking or mineral oil to wipe away sticky combat kitchen
- Use tongs or towels to clean kitchen blinds
- Clean the sink using hot water and dish soap combine with flour
- Keep stainless steel appliances polished by using a pledge
- Use Murphy’s oil soap to clean wooden cabinets
Day 4: Fans and Fixtures
Day 4 is all about cleaning all fans, light fans, and fixtures inside your home. Remember to unplug everything to avoid electricity hazards while cleaning.
- Use a dry cloth to wipe the bulb, extension cords and cables
- Take down the cover of a fixture and soak it into a sink full of soapy water
- Use a microfiber cloth dipped in soapy water to wipe the fan’s blades
- Remove dust or particles by wiping crystals or globes using a dry cloth
- Keep gummy and sticky fingerprints away from switches by using a spray cleaner
Day 5: Floors
This is the day where you clean the floors.
- Use warm water to clean ceramic-tile floors
- If you have hardwood floors, use boiled water mixed with two tea bags to clean them
- Use a crayon that matches your hardwood floor color to fill in gaps
- Mix borax in a bucket of warm water and wash the floor
- Mix a mild detergent into hot water to clean tiled floors
- Use a toothbrush to scrub the grout out of the tile gaps
Day 6: Furniture
A clean furniture can make your home beautiful, and this is the day where all of your furniture should be cleaned. Deep cleaning is a must to make your furniture looking gorgeous and clean.
- Use tea bags mixed in boiling water to wash wood furniture
- Non-gel toothpastes work best to remove water rings from your furniture
- Remove ink mark from your furniture by using baking soda mixed into water
- Polish your furniture by mixing olive oil into white vinegar in a 4:1 ratio
- Use a pressure washer to clean outdoor furniture
Day 7: Porch
Today is the day for final cleaning, and this is the day where your porch will get its much needed attention. Make sure that you have these tools before following the tips below:
- Microfiber cloth
- Scrub Brush