I’m sure I’m not alone in secretly wishing I could get my home as spotless as a professional cleaning crew would. With kids and a pet, there’s always something or someone to clean up after. And it’s easy to allow certain areas to get neglected.
Luckily, cleaning experts love to share their tips online so that we can attempt to make our own wishes come true. Advice like this teaches us how to save time and give our homes a thorough cleaning without missing any spots.
We’ve gathered a few lesser-known tricks to share from cleaning pros who do their jobs well. Read on to find out how to make your house shine.
1.Clean Top to Bottom
To help avoid dust bunny fallout, start at the top of the room so that what you shake out hits the floor. Then attack the furniture and floors. If you want, you can apply this to the whole house. Start cleaning on the upper level and work your way down.
2.Invest in Odd Tools
Namely a squeegee, toothbrush, and cloth diapers. Squeegees can be used to clean the shower, as well as for clearing off countertops or stairs. Cloth diapers make wonderful dusters/buffers, and a toothbrush can get into tiny nooks and crannies.
3.Hit Stains Immediately
It’s recommended to treat laundry right away to prevent stains from setting in. The longer you wait, the more stubborn they become.
For surfaces like marble, wipe them on the spot with a soft cloth or cleaning solution specially made for it. Avoid using lemon or vinegar on marble.
4.Wear Indoor Shoes Indoors
That means leaving what you wear outside at the front door and changing into something like slippers, socks, or flip-flops to wear around the house. It will keep dirt and bacteria you picked up outdoors from spreading throughout the house.
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