As you prepare for your move to a new residence, you might be preoccupied with the details of wrapping, packing, and transport. It can be tempting to take a break after the last box is unloaded, but there is a need to make sure your new residence has been thoroughly cleaned. You will need move in cleaning Denver to get rid of the dust and build-up that has accumulated while the house was on the market and while your belongings were transferred.
Start from top to bottom. Literally.
Dust accumulates everywhere, and it’s best to start up high before you work on things within your reach. Ceiling fans, air registers, door jams, light fixtures, and shelving units will harbor all kinds of dust unless thoroughly cleaned. Don’t wait to clean it as you go. If you have the ladder out, get it all done at once. A neat trick to avoid a downpour of dust from ceiling blades it to use an old pillowcase to cover the blade and wipe it down from center to outer edge. This traps all the dirt inside rather than on the floor!
Clean the Kitchen
Starting with the fridge, be sure you thoroughly clean all areas where you store food and do your prep work. With an empty refrigerator, it shouldn’t take very long to clean out the storage drawers, shelves, and trays. If you don’t like the smell of bleach, equal parts of vinegar and water make a great cleaning solution, as does antibacterial dish soap or all-purpose cleaner.
Tackle the Bathrooms
For the most part, cleaning the bathrooms is more about removing germs than a sparkling clean finish. A strong antibacterial cleaner or spray should be used after initial cleaning.
Take Down the Rest of the House
After your primary areas have been cleaned, move on to the rest of the common spaces. General cleaning like vacuuming, dusting baseboards, washing windows and cleaning light switches are the final areas you should address as you look to get settled into your brand new home.