With our professional-grade cleaning tips and tricks, you’ll be cleaning any space like a pro in no time. In this blog, you’ll learn everything you need to know about professional deep cleaning - from what products to use to professional cleaning hacks - to cut your cleaning time in half.
Three Steps To A Professional Clean
Most professional cleaning businesses will tell you that giving any space a thorough clean comes down to a basic three-step process. Whether you’re cleaning a bathroom, a bar, a desk, or a kitchen, if you follow these three steps, you’ll get an efficient and quick clean of any space, every time.
Step 1 – Clean Up First
You cannot begin cleaning any space before you’ve given it a clean up first. This might entail sweeping or vacuuming a floor area, dusting a surface, or moving furniture and objects out of the way to get underneath them. By dusting, wiping, sweeping, and vacuuming a space first you are getting rid of that fine layer of dirt and any debris that might be sitting on the surface.
Step 2 - Wash/Clean/Wipe
Create a cleaning solution of warm water and whatever kind of detergent is needed for the job. Examples of this are:
A multipurpose cream cleaner detergent for surfaces, furniture, floors, walls and ornaments
A dishwashing liquid detergent for any greasy dishes, pots and pans
A bleach detergent for any high-germ areas like toilets, basins, sinks, and other stained areas
Always make sure you dilute your detergent to the right strength in the water to get the best results. Also, using a soft-bristled brush or microfibre cloth is best for most cleaning purposes to avoid scratching or scraping any surfaces.
Step 3 – Rinse & Sparkle
The final step in any professional cleaning job is to rinse the area you’ve just cleaned with a dry, clean microfibre cloth. This will enable any residue to be removed and leave the area shining like new.
What Do You Need To Clean Like A Professional?
When it comes to the best professional cleaning products around, we love Unilever Professional’s range of products. They offer every kind of product on the market, all in bulk sizes, which are ideal for commercial or professional use. Their product range includes hygiene, surface cleaning, laundry, dishwashing, and hand sanitising products from leading brands like Handy Andy, Domestos, Surf, Sunlight, Skip, OMO, Comfort, and Lifebuoy.
Every cleaning expert will tell you that you need professional cleaning equipment to get the job done quickly. Always make sure you have these items in your cleaning kit:
A variety of cloths for cleaning, wiping, and drying
A broom and/or vacuum cleaner
A range of detergents for every need
A bottle of white vinegar and baking soda for when you need something more natural. Read our blog on Cleaning With Vinegar to find out more
A 5 – 10L bucket and access to clean water
Unilever Professional also offers great articles and blogs on everything from business advice to cleaning guides. Check out their Resources page for more information now.
Professional Cleaning Tips to Live By
With these professional cleaning hacks, whether you’re cleaning your kitchen or an office, you’ll be able to take your cleaning game up a notch in no time:
Clean and sterilise all your cloths after use to get them ready for when you need them next. Never leave a dirty cloth in your kit.
Use a bleach product on all high-germ areas like toilets, basins, and sinks to kill any potentially harmful germs.
Clean your broom and vacuum brush after every use - you’ll be amazed at how much dirt, hair and debris gets stuck in them.
Vinegar is a secret ingredient that can work wonders on limescale on shower heads and taps and can also be used as a drain cleaner and carpet cleaner.
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