Today there is much emphasis placed on antibacterial cleaning for good health and to reduce allergens. Your deep cleaning routine should start at the top of the home and work your way down to the floors. This process will include multiple steps and can be much easier to execute if you have multiple people cleaning with each assigned to different tasks for the best results.
Like any project, having a check list is a great way to make sure things don’t get missed. Here is a list of 15 steps that every good house cleaner will start with.
Standard House Cleaning
These are the basic recommended steps to start with:
- Empty all trash containers, clean the inside and replace trash bags
- Make beds and straighten linens
- Remove cobwebs, dust all surfaces
- Dust ceiling fans
- Clean window sills and wipe down doors
- Dust all furniture including bottoms and sides
- Clean all glass surfaces including smudges on windows
- Clean and disinfect bathrooms
- Dust all light bulbs and lamp shades
- Wipe down cabinets in bathroom and kitchen
- Wipe down baseboards and heaters
- Dust and wipe down blinds, curtains and window treatments
- Sweep, vacuum and mop all floors
- Clean kitchen appliances including inside microwave, top of refrigerator
- Polish all glass surfaces and stainless steel in kitchen
Real Estate Cleaning
This is a useful service for real estate agents and property management companies.
To prepare for move-in or move out cleanings or Real Estate Cleaning you will need to start with the list above and add cleaning the inside of the refrigerator and freezer, oven cleaning and window cleaning. Additionally you should clean inside all cabinets and drawers and inside the closets. Depending upon the client and situation, additional services such as carpet cleaning may also be required.
I hope you will find this resource beneficial as a reference to get the most out of your cleaning efforts. We know that it is hard to find the time to get things done between work life and family life. Please give us a call to help you get a sparkling clean home for you and your family to enjoy!