Your home is your castle. You have worked hard for it; now it is time to protect it. A clean home can extend the life of your house and the items inside of it. In this blog post, we are going to share some helpful tips on how a clean home saves you money!
Make sure that you clean all spills on your hardwood floors as quickly as possible. Any prolonged moisture sitting on the surfaces can soak into the material, increasing the chance for staining to occur.
Be sure to use the right cleaning products on your floors. Harsh chemicals can break down the protective surface of your floors and cause them to deteriorate.
Some additional preventive measures you can implement in your home are:
- Purchasing mats for high traffic areas, including any entrances to your home, is a great way to protect the floor underneath from damage.
- Adding padding to all the legs of your furniture will ensure that they don’t scrape or mark the floor underneath them.
- If you have pets, make sure that you clean their paws on the way into the house, reducing the amount of dirt and grime spread throughout your home.
Vacuum your fabric couches and chairs on a regular basis. Even the dirt and dust, you can’t see can get ground into the fabric each time someone sits on the couch. Avoid the wear and tear that has on the fabric and keep your sofas clean. Lampshades are a magnet for dust. To help protect the material and keep them clean, use a lint brush to quickly remove any dirt. To protect your wooden furniture, don’t place it over or near a heater. It will break down over time in dry conditions.
Regular cleaning can help to prevent grease and grime from getting stuck onto the surfaces of your kitchen. Stainless steel is a type of sink known to repel corrosion but can still be subject to stains or scratches. Make sure that you don’t use abrasive cleaners that can damage the finish. To prevent stains, make sure to never leave food, dishes or wet sponges in the sink. The acidic or salty residue left on the sink surface can result in damage to the surface of the steel. By utilizing the exhaust fan, helps to pull steam and smoke away from your cabinets.
Bathrooms are the space in your home where grime seems to get stuck. Maintain your tiles and shower by having them cleaned regularly. This will prevent a buildup of soap and other agents that could harm the surfaces in your bathroom. A great habit is to wipe down the surfaces in your bathroom right after you shower. Use the steam from your shower to loosen the dirt and make the cleaning process more manageable. Did you know that you can pop your shower curtains in the washing machine to help remove soap scum buildup? It’s a quick tip for a fast clean!
Regular Cleaning Schedule
Professional house cleaning on a pre-scheduled regular basis will keep your home in a consistently clean state. Pre-planning on a weekly, bi-weekly, tri-weekly or monthly basis, you can ensure that regular cleaning chores are completed.
By implementing these suggestions, you are ultimately saving money as you won’t have to replace or refinish pricey household fixtures and carpets as frequently.
Contact Mop To It today to find out how we can help you to ensure your home’s long-term protection.