Moving into a new house brings an amazing, joyous feeling to you, lifting your mood and energies and increasing your outlook on life. But it is believed that moving to a new place is equally hectic and stressful and needs a series of actions to fulfill your desires. The first and foremost step before moving in is to ensure a fresh and hygienic living space. It doesn’t matter whether one is moving to a brand new house or a previously owned home, a thorough cleaning will help you to fulfill your dreams and enjoy a clutter-free place to live in.
In this article, we will delve into a step-by-step cleaning process that would enhance the happiness and joy of a new house experience, improving your mental health and physical well-being. The drop-down will guide you through the process.
Making a list
Whether you have moved to a new house or a previously used house, you need to ensure that the place is clean and thoroughly organized. For this, you need to form a list containing all the necessary materials and tools you need. In the cleaning process, you will need to have a broom, dustpan, vacuum cleaner with various attachments, mop, and bucket, cleaning cloths or microfiber towels, all-purpose cleaner, glass cleaner, disinfectant cleaner, oven cleaner, cleaning gloves, trash bags, step ladder, sponges or scrub and dusting tools.
After collecting all the cleaning tools and accessories, gather all of them in one place to make all the things readily available. This step will remove the delays and postponement and will save you time and energy.
The next step is to make up a cleaning plan, dividing all the cleaning tasks in a way that makes sure not to miss any nook of the house. It is better to start with general cleaning and then go into detailed cleaning of the rooms. A thorough cleaning needs you to make a kind of checklist to ascertain a hygienic and fresh place to live in. Every corner of your house, like kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms, living and dining areas, hallways, garage, and other outdoor areas of the house.
The cleaning must begin with dusting and removing the cobwebs. Dusting the ceilings and corners of each room ensures the removal of cobwebs. Don’t skip the light fixtures, window sills and frames, ceiling fans, and air vents.
The next step is wall cleaning with a damp cloth or some sponge; consider the areas that are frequently touched and are prone to handprints or stains. Cleaning the baseboard and corners of the baseboard with some appropriate cleaning solution is a crucial part of the cleaning process.
Now comes the time for windows and mirror cleaning. For this, an appropriate glass cleaner or a homemade mixture of vinegar and water can bring amazing results. Don’t forget to clean window sills and tracks.
Here comes the step of cleaning the floors and carpets. Sweep the floor of the house with some effective and allergen-free cleaner, and vacuum the carpets and rugs. The edges are the most dusty parts, so be careful focusing on every nook and cranny, and use the right cleaners and appropriate technique for a thorough and successful cleaning.
The kitchen is no doubt the throbbing part of your house, as it is the most used place in the house. The cleanliness of the kitchen guarantees healthy living and superb life standards. So clean the sink and faucets, kitchen shelves, countertops, cabinets, and drawers, and organize them well. Moreover, clean all kitchen appliances, including oven, stove, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, and small kitchen gadgets) both inside and out.
Use effective scrubs and disinfectants to clean the toilet, bathtub, and shower. Wipe down mirrors and any glass surfaces and mop the bathroom floor to make the surface bacteria-free.
Moving to bedrooms, clean the room’s furniture by dusting. Organize the room by setting your cabinets, drawers, vanity, and other storage places.
Sweep the outdoor area of your house, including the garage and terrace. Remove all the debris, clean the floors, and tidy and organize the things in your garage or yard. It will let you use the best and maximum of your place.
Dispose of Trash, emptying the trash cans, and replacing the used liners with fresh liners. Disposal of all trash and cleaning of all construction waste properly will finally change your house into a healthier and liveable place.
Here’s the last task that would give a magical ambiance to your living area; the final touches include the use of air fresheners, scented sachets, or essential oil diffusers to create a pleasant atmosphere in your new home.
Decorate your place with your personalized decorative items to maintain your colour and identity.
The above-mentioned steps will duly ensure the transformation of your new house into a welcoming place for you and your family. They may be time or the cleaning process may become laborious, but it is essential to make your new place spotless, safe, and customized according to your personality. Cleaning is a way easy process in a vacant house so the above comprehensive guide will help you change your new place into your own styled, dreamy, and tailored kitchen. Final touches will add colour, maintaining your individuality.
When all the cleaning is done, your dream house will be ready to get furnished, organized, and decorated utilizing the maximum and best of it. Enjoy a fresh start in your new home with safe and comfortable living.