Cleaning Before Move-in is a Must

cleaning before moving inBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to a new residence is exciting. It's an occasion for you to redo the space, buy new home furnishings, re-organize and also insert contemporary finishes. The moving process is usually frantic, however developing a well-organized plan to remove unwanted belongings before packing, choosing a moving company in Oklahoma City to assist with the heavy lifting, as well as making sure your new home is clean and sanitary in advance of move in are all good ways to start your new home adventure on the proper note.

Move-in cleaning is an essential part of every move process. Regardless if the new space is totally new or had preceding occupants, you want to move into a spotless space. The person or family that occupied the residence might have been neat, yet performing your cleaning can be satisfying. In most cases, you will find trash, debris, and gunk on the surfaces that ought to be removed ahead of moving in.

Cleaning your new abode in advance of when your professional movers arrive with your belongings also eliminates the bustle of moving unpacked boxes and also furniture around to clean. It can be an opportunity to focus on each and every cranny in the house and all spots both low and high. If you're planning to move, here are some suggestions for deep cleaning your new space.

Clean High and Move Low

Dust settles on all surfaces, no matter if low or high. Start your cleaning on higher surface areas like ceilings, fans, and also cabinets. Wipe the areas and ensure you get each and every spot. Make sure to clean the walls, also. Generally, warm water and detergent or vinegar solutions are sufficient for cleaning. After dusting all high surfaces and wiping down the walls, thoroughly clean the floor surfaces. Start off by sweeping any debris as well as trash and follow with a vacuum. You can also rent a steamer or engage a steam cleaning service to clean all the rugs and carpets.

Clearing Persistent Stains

When you have stains like cigarette smoke or pet urine, the usual cleaning detergents will possibly not work. Deep cleaning is critical to remove these stains and smells which may be infused in the walls, ceilings, as well as floor surfaces of the home. Do your research or seek advice from a professional to find the best ways of cleaning, dependant upon the severity of the stains.

Cleaning the Kitchen

Cleaning the kitchen is vital because it helps to ensure that your food stays safe for eating. If you're moving to a home with a pre-installed fridge, microwave oven, or range, clean the various areas and sanitize them diligently. Tepid water, baking soda, and vinegar solutions are fantastic for removing oil stains.

Clean the Bathroom

The bathrooms need deep cleaning, because of their character. Prepare a baking soda and vinegar mixture (one tablespoon of baking soda for each 1 / 2 cup of vinegar) and give it time to sit in the toilet for 30 minutes preceding scrubbing. You can do an internet search for vinegar and baking soda solutions for the sinks, bathtubs, mirrors, and floor surfaces.

Disinfecting Areas

Following moving day, it is essential to disinfect all surfaces that professional movers, cleaners, as well as construction workers might have touched. Clean all sinks, doorknobs, handles, windows, and furniture ahead of settling in.

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