As the saying goes, ‘’cleanliness is next to godliness.’’ Homes are dwellings that we spend a lot of time in, and as such, should be kept clean. A clean home keeps away creepy and crawly critters, and gives you a sense of peace.This article gives you some tips to keep your home clean.
1. Dust all cabinet/shelves
One of the best ways to do this is to combine 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil with 2 tablespoons of baking powder. Clean with this mixture using a clean, medium-sized towel to clean the cabinets and shelves at least once a week to avoid dirt and dust buildup.
2. Scrubbing and washing bath tubs
You can scrub or wash the bath to remove mold. Mold could cause blockage of the bath tub if not removed, so to avoid such, washing the bath tub is necessary.
3. Scrubbing the water closest
The water closest should be kept clean at all times. This can be done at least twice a week. You can use soap and water to scrub off the stains in the water closest. And this will bring out the radiant look of the water closest.
4. Washing the stove top
After a while, the stove top might begin to have blockage from buildup. To avoid such, the stove top needs to be washed to remove any greasily particles. It is advisable to clean it well after each use with a clean dry towel or handkerchief and a multi-purpose cleaner.
5. Washing pillow covers/bed spread
it is important to change your bed spread and pillow covers every five days after use. The already used ones should be washed immediately and kept for use.
6. Washing and ironing your clothes
it is advisable after washing your clothes, you iron them. It makes them look neat and makes you look smart. After ironing the clothes, arrange them in the right place in the closet to avoid cluttering up the house.
7. Washing kitchen utensils
You need to wash the kitchen utensils you use in the kitchen. Kitchen utensil should be washed after each usage with dish soap, a sponge, and gloves.
8. Scrubbing the sofa
Sofas are need to be scrubbed once in a while to remove dirt, reviving its color and beauty. There are different types of sofa cleaners. There are even some sofas that just require the use of a towel, while others require a little scrubbing.
9. Having a ceiling brush
The ceiling brush is used to clean or removes cob webs hanging in the corners of the ceiling in your home. It is a mild kind of brush with strands covering a stick-like plastic rod. Use a ceiling brush every once in a while to rid your house of cobwebs.
10. Put all things in the proper place
It is a good idea to place all things in their appropriate place. For example, washed and ironed clothes are meant to be in the closet, while the shoes are supposed to be on the shoes racks. Pillows are meant to be on the bed and so on. Not doing this will make the home look scattered and out of place.
11. Washing the trashcan
This is another aspect of cleaning the home. It is advisable to clean and wash the trashcan after throwing the trash out every once in a while. Do this to avoid smelly odors and food stains.
12. Using fragrance in your home
The usage of fragrance in the home gives it a sweet smell. But the fragrance should be mild to avoid irritation to visitors.
In conclusion once all these tips are applied it will make your home beautiful, clean and presentable, irrespective of the size or how expensive the house may be.