You must deep-clean your home every once in a while, to avoid a tedious cleaning backlog. It also helps in maintaining superior hygiene in your house. Door knobs and toilet seats are a hotbed of disease-causing germs. It is, therefore, essential to disinfect and clean them regularly. Also, there’s nothing more embarrassing than having visitors when your home is in a mess.
Use the clever kitchen cleaning tips and other pro tips given below to earn a reputation for your superior housekeeping skills.
1) Kitchen Cleaning
Clean your kitchen platform and stove daily. Food crumbs and uncovered food items on the platform can invite pests. Use a soft towel to dust the platform and wipe it clean using a soft sponge dipped in soapy water. You can also clean your kitchen with a kitchen cleaner like Cif Kitchen Cleaner. Check the pack to understand the correct usage instructions. Finally, wipe off the soapy layer on the platform using a damp towel. Buff with a dry, cleaning rag.
2) Cleaning the Bedroom
Ensure that your bed sheets, pillowcases and bed covers are changed regularly. Wipe all the glass surfaces with a cleaning agent and microfibre cloth. Use a vacuum cleaner to get rid of dust from window frames and curtains. Sweep and mop the floor daily. Use a floor cleaner with disinfecting properties. Mop with an effective floor cleaning agent that also has disinfecting properties. We recommend Domex Floor Cleaner, which is available in the market. It kills germs. Check the pack to understand the correct usage instructions and test on a small part first.
How do you know that the surfaces in your kitchen and bathroom have been disinfected?
3) Cleaning the Bathroom
Remove shampoos, soaps, buckets etc. from the bathroom and keep them outside. You can use Cif Bathroom Cleaner that cleans watermarks and soap sediments. Check the pack to understand the correct usage instructions. And always test on a small part to check compatibility. Use a toilet cleaning agent to clean your toilet bowl thoroughly. Scrub vigorously using a toilet brush. Use an effective toilet cleaner like Domex Toilet Cleaner to wash the toilet bowl. Read the back of all the packs for use instructions and test on a small part first. Don’t forget to wear protective gloves to avoid direct contact. Wash the bathroom tiles and floor thoroughly. Then, use a dry towel to get rid of excess moisture. Let your bathroom air-dry for at least an hour before you return buckets and toiletries to their place.
4) Cleaning the Pooja Room
Your pooja room is a place where you worship. It is important to keep this space clean to keep the positivity flowing in. To clean your copper idols, make a mixture of 1 cup of white vinegar and 3-4 tsp. of salt. Dip half a lemon in it and scrub. Then wash with plain water. Vinegar helps break the stain and salt helps lift it. Lemon’s acidic properties help clean the stains effectively. Wash with plain water. For brass, just use a lemon slice and scrub, then wash with plain water. For silver idols, use a non-gel toothpaste. It often contains baking soda which is a mild alkali and helps lifting grime and dirt easily. To clean your flooring, mix 1 tsp. of dishwashing liquid in ½ bucket of warm water and mop with it. After cleaning, you can disinfect the bathroom floor with an effective floor cleaning agent like Domex Floor Cleaner. It kills germs. Check the pack to understand the correct usage instructions. And always test on a small part to check compatibility.
5) Cleaning the Garden
Remove any old or broken pots from your garden, if needed replace with new ones. De-clutter it by removing any debris or old items. You can also consider rearranging your flower pots in a systematic way to make your garden look neat. Clean your garden flooring with a floor cleaning solution. You can mix 3-4 tsp. of dishwashing liquid in 1 bucket of warm water and mop with it. After cleaning, you can disinfect the bathroom floor with an effective floor cleaning agent like Domex Floor Cleaner. It kills germs. Check the pack to understand the correct usage instructions. And always test on a small part to check compatibility.
6) Cleaning Living Room Furniture
Clean your furniture with a damp-dry cloth to remove any dirt. You can also use a vacuum cleaner for this. For detailed information on cleaning different types of furniture, click here.
Maintain a cleaning schedule to make the task of cleaning your house regularly easier. These tips will help you be ready to entertain guests any time!