It’s a common DIY chore that many loathe, but now with some handy, streamlined tips from Maid OK, you won’t have to anymore.
In addition to having the right tools at your disposal, along with the correct plans before your cleaning project, you will find that the overall amount of time you take to typically clean your abode will plummet dramatically.
Here are some tips from a team of experts to help expedite your clean.
Develop a system
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If you want to cut your cleaning time by up to 50 percent while increasing productivity and efficiency, then you will need to develop an intricate system before you get started. In essence, you should go about cleaning your house in a particular order. Start from going from room-to-room before going into the larger, more public spaces within your house—i.e. Kitchen, living room, dining room, etc. This way, you’ll have a sort of function set in place that you will be ready and tasked to exploit.
Use a squeegee for the windows
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We find that many customers will try out some of the more popular ways to clean their windows through a combination of liquid cleaning solution and paper towels. However, you should consider using a professional window squeegee instead. With this tool at the ready, you won’t have to worry about streaks along the windows. Dellutri specifically recommends using a glass cleaner and microfiber cloth—using horizontal strokes starting from the top and ending at the bottom.
Get rid of dust without using spray solution
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One great way to get rid of dust without having to use spray is by using a feather duster. It’s a simple task and reasoning process, but you would be surprised how efficacious this strategy can prove to be. In addition, these are great to get dust in out of the way areas like pictures, nooks and crevices that would otherwise be odious to get to. Typically, these products will only cost $10, so it’s well worth the investment.
Get rid of kitchen grease
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Grease is one of the most inevitable stains that you’ll see in the kitchen area. To deter this, you can buy a dishwasher detergent that should be able to get rid of it without fail. As with the dishes, you should be able to get the stains out of the cabinets, too. You can also try mixing one tablespoon of liquid detergent with approximately one gallon of warm water. After testing out the solution in a different area, rinse it off with a wet sponge and warm water. You can now use this on tough stains or intractable buildup throughout your home.
Use a shower cleaner
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According to Dellutri, you should definitely consider using this. As with any cleaning tool, the purpose of using them is to stop build-up and grime before they begin to have an effect. With shower cleaner, you can simply spray it on the affected area and leave. So it’s seamless and easy while adding efficiency to your clean.