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House Cleaning Checklist: The Three Essentials

Homeowners who want to come home to a clean and fresh-smelling home are now hiring professional cleaners to do all the dirty work for them. These cleaners offer a wide range of services, including carpet and upholstery cleaning services.

It is not enough to sweep the floor and run a vacuum once a week to keep your home truly clean and spotless. There is the kitchen, bathroom, garage and even the yard to consider. With everyone’s busy schedules, it has become more practical to outsource cleaning to people who are really skilled (and interested) at it.

Giving your house a thorough and complete cleaning every so often takes away the pressure on family members, too. You no longer have to assign tasks such as scrubbing the tub or the kitchen counters to your children. The likelihood of these chores being done are slim anyway, so why not have professionals do it?

Here are the three most important cleaning tasks you should have professionally done.

Carpet Cleaning

In terms of home accessories, carpets are the most prone to dirt and wear and tear inside the home. The daily foot traffic, not to mention coming in contact with furniture and shoes that have been everywhere, contributes to the accumulation of dirt and dust. The fibres are also chafed and stepped on, and this makes specific areas more worn out than others.

Moreover, bacteria, moulds and other undesirable substances can form in the fibres your carpets and rugs. This can be inhaled by everyone living in the house and pose a risk to their respiratory health. Regular vacuuming does not work, the carpets need to be deep cleaned with a strong cleaning solution that can kill bacteria. At the same time, there must be no strong odours or fumes that can be detected after the cleaning task has been completed.

Upholstery Cleaning

The couch, chairs and beanbags are prone to dirt and bacteria because they trap dirt and food. When people eat popcorn while watching a movie, bits and pieces of food get stuck in the crevices of sofas and other furniture. It is also prone to spills, stains, pet fur and other types of dirt.

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Cloth or leather upholstery requires different cleaning materials and techniques from carpets. There are specific cleaning solutions for leather, wood and cloth. Besides deep cleaning, the furniture also polished and the odours and stains removed. This will help keep pieces of furniture looking new for a long time.

Hard Surface Cleaning

Carpets and furniture are not the only items in need of cleaning at home. Hard surfaces like windows, tiles, bathrooms, sinks, the kitchen counter and even bathroom floors need extra vigilant scrubbing. These areas accumulate, grout, dirt, grime and even moulds because they are constantly damp.

Professional cleaners have their own mix of cleaning solutions that effectively remove grout, oil stains, mildew and water stains from windows. While these are industrial-grade cleaners, you can be assured that they will not corrode or damage expensive kitchen appliances and fixtures.

House cleaning is one of the biggest and most dreaded chores at home. Besides the benefit of a thorough and deep clean for your carpets, rugs, floors and hard surfaces, you will be sure that the tasks will be done when you want it.