Spring Cleaning From a Professional Cleaning Company

Spring Cleaning Services - Professional Cleaning CompanyImagine how the warm rays of the spring sun penetrate through the window. Little birds chirping outside the window like squirrels, jumping from tree to tree and flowers begin to bloom. No, this is not a scene from Cinderella, but the first hints of spring.

Spring changes the state of the soul from the old, to the new. This is the time when it becomes warmer, the windows and doors open, the carpets get out, the dust is expelled from the house, the furniture is vacuumed, and the house is saturated with fresh and warm spring air. Spring cleaning, in fact, is not always a necessity, for some of us it is a way to say goodbye to the winter and to greet the warm months.

General cleaning of the house after winter
When the first warm spring days are coming to visit, go around the house and open the windows and all the doors, open everything. Not only will the house appreciate this step, you will feel a surge of strength and cheerfulness of spirit. A fresh, warm spring air will wake up the senses and make cleaning easier.

Wash your bedding
Walk through each room and take off the winter linens, blankets and bedspreads. Collect a bunch for washing, prepare everything you need and collect in one place (some washing machines just are not big enough). Begin by washing the sheets (for example, first colored) and finish washing with blankets. Instead of leaving the covers on the dryer, you can refresh them by hanging under a warm spring sun.

Get the cotton bed linen, which you will use in the spring and summer months, fill the bed. Before you refill the bed, you can hang the linen in the fresh air so that it absorbs the smell of spring before it falls on the bed. If you do this, you will have time to vacuum the mattress.

From top to bottom and back to front
Collect all the detergents together and start from the top floor of the house, heading down. Vacuum and wipe the dust in each room, starting at the back of the room and moving towards the door. While you are wiping the dust, do not forget to collect the web, which can hang from the ceiling somewhere in the corner. When you vacuum, move the furniture so you can clean it and under it – be careful, you can be trapped by dusty rabbits.

Another thing that you can do while cleaning each room is to collect and get rid of all the excess that you do not use and in fact you do not need. Removing old things, you will free up space for new ones.

Wash floors
All floors that you can wash, you should wash. Use a pleasant fresh scent that will emphasize fresh smells from the outside.

We clean furniture and carpets
Spring cleaning is a very good time to make furniture and carpets a good dry cleaning. You can hire specialists for this job or rent a steam cleaner. If you are going to clean furniture and carpets yourself, be sure to read the instructions in order to get the best results.

Technique and fridge
Of course, you will wipe the floor in the kitchen, but before doing this, enlist some help to move the stove and fridge and thoroughly wash the floors beneath them. Do a thorough cleaning inside the refrigerator and throw away all old food or products that have expired. There is no doubt that the oven was actively used during the festive period, get ready for serious work and do not forget to clean the cooker on the sides.

Blinds and curtains
Remove the blinds and curtains, wash the blinds, wash the curtains, if possible. Dry them in the fresh air.

Understand with clothes
Spring cleaning is more than just a thorough complex cleaning in the apartment. Winter clothes need attention. You must clean the clothes, wash them whenever possible, dry clean, at worst, and then properly pack and ship for storage until the next season to release cabinets and rooms for summer clothes. You will not need a heavy winter sweater and warm pants, especially in a winter coat, you need demi season clothing.

Before you hang new clothes and put it in boxes, check that it suits you and make sure that you still want to wear all the things. If they do not fit or you do not want to wear them anymore, give them, give them away or throw them away. And we will remind you again that this is a beautiful spring day, in which it makes sense to hang out clothes in the fresh air, before spreading out in their places.

Work is available for all
Spring cleaning is not necessarily labor for one. During the winter months, you could sum up and highlight the areas of the house that require special attention. By spring you can give your husband a list of cases that require his participation. Spring cleaning will help you and the house to step into the warm season clean and fresh.

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Managing Time and Housework

Managing Time and Housework

A modern housewife has a lot – cases, plans, gadgets in the kitchen. Children, hobbies, household affairs – all this requires attention and most importantly – time. There are tried and tested tips that will help not to be scattered on the secondary and have time to be important.

Love the rituals

Rituals or routines are a term that has become popular with the emergence of the author’s order system Flylady. In fact, this is a sequence of actions that we perform day in and day out.

Despite the fact that everyone has a sequence of cases, there are common points – morning rituals are devoted to the beginning of a new day, evening rituals are devoted to its completion and preparation for the next.

Our task is to bring these rituals to perfection. Knowing what and in what order you need to do in the morning, you will spend less time and energy on throwing and gathering (especially moms with children).

At the initial stage, it’s best to fix your rituals in the phone or a diary to check. After a while, this will no longer be necessary.

Start a daily schedule

The habit of regularly keeping a diary can be safely called the starting point on the way to order and organization. You can read books on time management as much as you want, organize space, make rituals, but if you do not plan your time, you will constantly slide back to chaos and hecticness.

It is very important to choose your own diary format, such that it will be convenient for you: handwritten variants like bullet journal, dated tables, online applications, good old tablets in Excel – experiment and try.

Schedule the days when you plan your time and try to stick to the schedule. For example, on the 1st of every month you write a list of 5-8 big tasks for a month, every Sunday – make plans for the next week, in the morning or in the evening paint tactical tasks for the day.

Organize space

Each of us knows how long it takes to look for a second glove, a bag with a second footwear for the child, a necessary contract or a receipt for payment.

All these problem situations have one cause – things do not have a permanent, convenient, understandable place for everyone.

If you set the goal to manage – without the organization of space can not do. Take a room, write out what activities are going on in it, what things are needed for them. Place the items so that it is convenient to take in the process and return to the place. For example, you read books on the couch, and the bookcase is located far enough away from it. As a result, a bale of books and magazines is constantly formed near the sofa. The solution is to allocate a place for these “fugitives”.

Put a beautiful wicker basket where it will be convenient to put what you are reading right now. A simple reception that will add order and coziness.

Replenish resources

The secret of success is very simple – you have a feasible plan of action for you and the strength to do it. If everything is clear with the first, then at the second moment many people do not pay attention.

Meanwhile, the task of remaining “in the resource” is one of the most important.

Consider and make up your list of ways to make up for strength. One needs to be alone, others need a regular physical load, someone sews, reads, or works on creativity.

It’s a bad practice to try to charge an already-sown battery when there’s a lot of noise and a lot of things around, but there’s no time. Caring for yourself should become for you an indispensable item worthy of entering into your diary.

Delegate

Carrying a lot of things on yourself and doing it for a very long time – is fraught with at least chronic fatigue. The modern mistress can be compared with the leader, in whose management the whole family: her life, plans for the future, holidays, shopping and much more. And if we draw an analogy with business, then the company where the director does everything himself, will not last long or will become inefficient with time.

Exit – delegate what takes a lot of resources from you. If someone considers this a luxury, look how much money on average goes to small (only at first glance) spending – going to a cafe or restaurant, buying unnecessary or unnecessary things. Even an approximate calculation will show that such spending will more than pay for cleaning your home or washing the windows.

Do not hesitate from time to time to use courier delivery services from shops, babysitter or a professional cleaner, rest and stick to a comfortable schedule for yourself – and then you will definitely be in time!

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How to Clean Household Appliances

How to clean every appliance in your kitchen

Microwave, toaster, convection oven, food processor turn the hard work of cooking into a pleasant occupation, significantly reducing your time in the kitchen. Of course, all these devices require some care. We will tell you how to quickly and efficiently wash this household equipment.

Microwave

With a microwave oven, you can quickly cook, heat or defrost food. Microwave ovens have found their use not only in home life, they have become a favorite household appliance for office workers.

To clean the microwave outside, use a glass cleaner. It can be used both in pure form and diluted in water in a ratio of two to one.
This means can also wash the inside of the microwave oven. To do this, pour the water solution of the cleaning agent into the bowl (especially for microwave ovens) and set it to maximum heat for a few minutes. Under the influence of steam, fat and other contaminants soften, you will only have to wipe them with a microfiber cloth. Then rinse thoroughly the remnants of household chemicals from surfaces and wipe with a dry cloth. Leave the microwave oven open until it is completely dry.
Clean the microwave oven with vinegar or citric acid. In a ceramic cup, pour a hundred grams of water and add a spoonful of vinegar or half a standard sachet of citric acid. Depending on the power of your stove, heat the cup until the water boils and vaporization all surfaces. Open the microwave, remove the cup and wipe the inside with a microfiber cloth.

Instead of vinegar, you can use a solution of baking soda (one tablespoon of soda to a glass of water). All further actions as with a solution of vinegar.

Toaster

Quickly to prepare crispy croutons a toaster is capable. He, like any household appliance in our kitchen, needs cleaning from time to time. Cleaning the toaster is not only necessary from the outside. With prolonged use of the device, crumbs accumulate in it, which burns, not only emit an unpleasant smell, but also reduce the efficiency of the toaster.

Before you start cleaning the toaster, disconnect it from the mains. Wait for the toaster to cool completely. Remember, wash the toaster under running water or immerse it in water is prohibited.

The body of the device can be cleaned with baking washing soda. Washing soda should be applied to the sponge and rub the outer surface, applying a little more effort in places of greatest pollution. Then the remaining soda is wiped with a microfiber sponge.

The inner surface of the toaster must be freed from crumbs. To do this, spread the paper or cloth on the kitchen table (so that the crumbs are more convenient to clean). In the nest to load bread slices, pour large salt. Then you need to close the slots, for example, with parchment paper, fix it (you can with an adhesive tape). The next stage will be a good toaster shake. Salt cleans the toaster of the sticky crumbs and carbon deposits. Now the paper needs to be removed and the toaster shaken out. Remains of salt should be disposed of. To do this, you can use a brush or an old toothbrush, or you can blow a toaster with a strong stream of air (for example, a hair dryer).
If the toaster is equipped with a removable tray, it is washed with water and detergent.

Convection oven

One of the recently appeared appliances in our kitchen is Convection oven. With its help, you can prepare a variety of dishes without the use of oil and fat, while spending a minimum of time. After use, the Convection oven should be washed.

If you have a dishwasher, you can safely use it to wash a glass pan, as well as a pallet, metal grill and skewers. Do not clean the lid of the Convection oven in the dishwasher. It is enough to wipe it with a damp sponge or cloth.

Without a dishwasher, you can easily do without. On a wet sponge, apply a little detergent and wipe the sides of the pan. Cover and fan clean with a damp cloth without adding detergents. The metal parts of the grids can be cleaned with a stiff washcloth.

Convection oven is good because it can be cleaned by itself. To do this, pour water into the glass flask (no more than half the flask), add a dishwashing detergent. Inside do not forget to put the bars and skewers. Set the temperature to eighty degrees, high speed and timer for ten minutes, turn on Convection oven. After completion of the process, rinse the flask with warm water, and wipe the lid with a cotton napkin.

Food processor, mixer, juicer, blender.

These household appliances do not require special care. They are easily disassembled. Removable parts can be washed both in a dishwasher and manually with the usual detergent. To clean the strainer (if a special brush is not included in the kit), it is convenient to use a brush that is not suitable for brushing teeth.

Note! Part of the instruments where the engine is located, wash under running water is prohibited, for safety simply wipe it with a damp cloth.

Easy to clean and very useful in everyday life, small household appliances can make cooking easy and enjoyable and last longer if you keep them clean and observe the rules of operation.

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Remove Candle Wax from Fabric

Remove Candle WaxMany women like to light candles that create a soft light, an intimate atmosphere and slowly drip down onto the candlestick. Together with the feeling of beauty, the problem arises of how to clean the wax from furniture, flooring and clothing.
To remove traces of wax from any surface, first of all it must be scraped off. Do this carefully so as not to damage the fabric, use non-sharp objects. Now we will consider each surface separately, since the methods of removing stains are different.

Candle wax on furniture and suede upholstery

Quite often, wax from a candle hits the furniture.

If the upholstery is made of suede, then the material is cleaned with a special brush for suede, after having wiped it with a warm solution with ammonia.
The upholstery of the sofa from suede is ironed with a warm iron through a thin paper, and then lifts the pile with a stiff brush.
If you dirty not furniture, but suede clothing, then you can hold it over the steam, and then brush it again.
It happens that the candlestick is overturned and the melted paraffin falls directly on the wooden table, on the polished surface of the sideboard or on the arm of the sofa. In this case, it is scraped off with a plastic card, scraper and the like. Then take a hairdryer, turn on for medium or low heating and melt the stain.

Strongly heat the surface of furniture can not, so it does not deteriorate. Toilet paper blot out the stain and polish the furniture with a fleece rag.

Candle wax on clothes and carpet

Remove the stains of the wax that fell from the candle to clothes, using a heated iron.

Take a folded several times a paper napkin and place it under the stain.
From above also put a napkin and a piece of flannel fabric.
Lightly heat the iron and iron the stain. The fat will melt and soak into the paper. As the contamination of the napkin must be changed.
For this process, you can use toilet paper, newspaper or tissue paper, in general, everything that absorbs oil well.
If the paraffin was colored, then after the removal of fat on the fabric there are colored traces. To remove them, clothes should be washed with laundry soap. Similarly, stains are removed from the tablecloth, which was lying on the festive table, and on which wax or paraffin got from the candle.

To remove stains from the carpet, they are covered only from above, because the thickness of the carpet does not allow the oily substances to seep to the other side. There is another way to clean the carpet. It is necessary to put not a spot from wax from a candle of ice cubes in a package. When the wax is very cold, it is peeled off the mat with a knife.

You can try to clean clothes from wax with alcohol or turpentine and wash with a stain remover. And for a particularly delicate tissue, apply a dish remover that dissolves fat. It must be applied to the stain and left for a few hours, and then rinsed with warm water. By the way, the same method removes stains from a pile of light carpet, but instead of detergent use special stain removers for carpets.

How to remove wax from a candlestick

If you need to clean the candlestick itself, then first pay attention to the material from which it was made. A candlestick made of metal can be lowered into hot water, even into boiling water. The influx quickly melts, and floats up, and when the water cools down, you will get a clean candlestick and pieces of wax.

Some types of stones and glass are better placed in the freezer, so that the wax is frozen, after that it will easily crumble.

To wax less messy you and your living space, try to use stands with a wide bent edge, put candles on saucers with sand or put in transparent glasses of refractory glass.

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Rental Property Cleaning Service in Clearwater, Florida

European Maids offers rental property cleaning Service in Clearwater and St Petersburg, Florida. We are the owner operated Clearwater cleaning service company. European Maids Cleaning Company offers over 20 years of experience in providing excellent professional home, residential and vacation-rental cleaning service in Clearwater, St Petersburg and Tampa Bay Florida area.

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How to Disinfect Your Home Naturally

Safe Methods of Disinfecting Your HomeEssential oils are successfully used in everyday life: sanitation of air, cleaning of premises, aromatization of clothes and its protection from insects.

During the epidemic of influenza and other viral infections with the aim of preventing them, antiseptic and antimicrobial aromas are recommended.

Lemon, carnation, tea tree, pine, lavender, cedar, mint. They reduce the air content of many viruses, bacteria, fungi, carried along with dust, things, sputum and saliva. For disinfection mix 4-5 drops of orange, pine, lavender, mint in a ratio of 3: 2: 1: 1 or pine, bergamot, lemon in a ratio of 1: 2: 2.

Tea tree essential oil – acts like a wide-spectrum antibiotic, is an effective antiviral and antifungal agent. In addition, the inhalation of tea tree oil enhances immunity. Effectively cleans the air, it is also called “oil of purity.”

Essential oil Lemon – disinfects the air and neutralizes unpleasant odors, also increases immunity, promotes the appearance of appetite, improves mood.

Lavender essential oil is also great for deodorizing, disinfecting indoor air and flavoring laundry. It has antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral action. Also recommended in emotional disorders, insomnia, stress.

In order for the oils to evaporate, the mixture is applied to a strip of filter paper (blotter, napkins) and put in a room, or use an aroma lamp. When washing the floors and rubbing the furniture on 0.5 liters of water, add 3 drops of cloves, lavender and lemon.

Aromatization will help neutralize unpleasant smells and freshen the air in the kitchen. Here, a mixture of essential oils of lemon, mint, pine (3: 1: 1) or geranium, lavender and lemon (5: 2: 1) is useful. When wet kitchen cleaning in 500 ml of water add 2 drops of lavender, lemon, eucalyptus and thyme.

High humidity and heat in the bathroom create favorable conditions for the reproduction of various microbes, primarily fungi. In order to prevent this process, with wet cleaning in 1 liter of water, you need to mix 5 drops of lavender, lemon and tea tree, or as much eucalyptus, carnation, rosemary.

If the house has a persistent smell of animals, you should flavor the room with a solution of the oils of geranium, lavender and rosemary (2 drops each). The cat’s toilet is washed with water with 2 tablespoons of food vinegar, 3 drops of lavender and 2 drops of rosemary.

For flavoring linen and clothes in the closet, you can put a napkin with lavender and lemon (4 drops each). When washing the laundry before the final rinse, add the same mixture to the water.

From moths and other harmful insects, the clothes will be well protected with cotton swabs moistened with cedar and lavender (2 drops each). Tampons are put in linen boxes, every two weeks, re-moistening with these essential oils.

If you need to get rid of ants, then the ways of their movement and the anthill itself are periodically sprinkled with the following mixture: 20 drops of mint and 10 drops of lavender are dissolved in 25 ml of alcohol, and then in 250 ml of water. Before use, the solution is shaken.

To repel mosquitoes and flies in the aroma lamp (aromatic incense), place 5 drops of cloves, mint and lavender.

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Rental Condominium Cleaning Service in Clearwater, Florida

European Maids offers Condominium and Home Cleaning Service in Clearwater and St Petersburg, Florida. We are owner operated Clearwater cleaning service company and offer 20 + years of experience in providing excellent professional home residential and vacation-rental cleaning service in Clearwater, St Petersburg and Tampa Bay Florida area.

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How to Clean Your Dishwasher

How to Clean Your DishwasherThe dishwasher share a lot of dirty work, but it needs care. From this article you will learn how to properly clean the dishwasher.

The dishwasher falls most of the dirty work in the kitchen, but it needs regular maintenance. From this article you will learn how to properly clean the dishwasher.

Tip
Leave the dishwasher door open for 10-15 minutes after each wash cycle to avoid forming a moist and warm environment that is favorable for the propagation of bacteria.
Regular cleaning of the dishwasher will not only give it a neat appearance, but also increase efficiency and extend its life. There are many ways and means for cleaning the dishwasher, from specialized cleaners to homemade recipes. This five-step instruction contains all the information on the care of the dishwasher.

Let’s get started!

Cleaning the dishwasher: preparation

Stock up with a pair of rubber gloves that protect the skin of your hands from grease and dirt, as well as the negative impact of home-made abrasive cleaners. When using specialized cleaning agents, carefully follow the instructions on the labels.

1) Cleaning the dishwasher door:
Specialized cleaning products will do a great job by removing fat and soap and food residues from the dishwasher door. If you prefer natural alternatives, wash the inside of the door with warm soapy water, and then remove the foam remnants by wiping the surface with a soft rag. To wash greasy fingerprints and stains from food, dilute 1/4 cup soda per 1 liter of water and wash the door with the resulting solution (be careful not to scratch the surface!)

Open the dishwasher door and clean the top and side surfaces. To remove accumulations of dirt in hard-to-reach areas, use an old toothbrush, soaking it in hot soapy water. To deal with severe contaminants and fats, use specialized cleaning agents. Remove any debris and soapy foam, carefully wiping the surface with a soft cloth soaked in warm water.

2) Cleaning the parts and accessories of the dishwasher:
Remove the cassettes and other accessories from the dishwasher and rinse them thoroughly, removing food and dirt. To get rid of the plaque, rub the problem areas with an old toothbrush soaked in soapy water. Do not forget about the nebulizer, carefully brushing it to avoid blockages.

3) Cleaning the water draining system in the dishwasher:
Remove the dishwasher tray and check the water drainage system. Remove large debris to avoid blockage and damage to the drain hose. You may be surprised by your findings – glass fragments, bones and cutlery are not often stuck in the drain hole! The clogging of the drainage system can also cause an unpleasant odor in the dishwasher, so do not neglect this cleaning step if you want the device to serve you long and well.

4) Cleaning the dishwasher with vinegar:
If you prefer natural alternatives to specialized products, try cleaning the dishwasher with vinegar.

Fill the bowl with distilled white vinegar and place it on the top shelf of the dishwasher or, if it does not fit, pour the liquid into the pan. Making sure that besides the bowl with vinegar in the dishwasher there are no extra items, turn on the device for maximum operation.

Vinegar and hot water perfectly disinfect the dishwasher and remove the remnants of dirt and grease. Wait until the end of the work cycle and leave the door open for half an hour to get rid of excess moisture and sour odor.

5) Cleaning the dishwasher with soda:
After cleaning with a specialized cleaner or vinegar, use washing soda to refresh and refresh your dishwasher. Pour soda into the dishwasher tray and turn on the appliance for a short cycle of operation at maximum water temperature. Washing soda not only removes stubborn stains, but also helps get rid of the unpleasant odor.

After you have finished cleaning the dishwasher, do not stop there! In this article you will find many other useful tips on cleaning in the kitchen.

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How to Easily Clean Your Drapes and Curtains at Home

How to Easily Clean Your Drapes and Curtains at HomeHow to get rid of dust and stains on the curtains and not to damage delicate matter?

Here you will find many tips for caring for curtains, curtains and tulle at home.

Tip:

Rinse the blinds thoroughly after hand washing to get rid of excess detergent.

Otherwise, your curtains can quickly fade in the sun.

Key points:

  • Cleaning expensive curtains is better to provide professionals
  • You can clean the curtains with a vacuum cleaner, using a special nozzle
  • Even if your curtains are not afraid of the washing machine, it is better to use the delicate washing mode

Curtains – this is an important element of the interior of your house, carefully selected from thousands of options. But if they are not properly taken care of, they can quickly lose shape and fade. Here are some simple tips for caring for curtains, curtains and gentle tulle.

The most simple and effective way to clean curtains, many experts call elementary airing. On a windy day, open wide a window or a balcony door, leave it for a few hours. If you have heavy, tight curtains, then they can be knocked out like a carpet. Do not do this indoors, as dust will scatter around the room, and you will have to do a wet cleaning.

Dry Cleaning Curtains

Dry-cleaning of curtains can be carried out at home (if, for example, curtains can not be removed) or in a factory. A house specialist will clean the curtains with a steam generator or a hydrocarbon. Such dry cleaning is very delicate and can not cope with serious pollution. In addition, it is not necessary to handle curtains with chemicals, if the house is home to children or older people.

If you are the lucky owner of expensive designer curtains, we recommend that you provide them to the cleaning professionals.

How to clean curtains and curtains at home?

You can clean the curtains yourself with a vacuum cleaner. Use a special nozzle for curtains or upholstery upholstery to avoid damaging the fabric with stiff bristles. If there is no such nozzle in your vacuum cleaner, you can wrap the brush of the vacuum cleaner with a muslin or other thin cloth and fasten it with an elastic band. Do not forget to thoroughly vacuum the inside of the curtains, folds and fringe. Try to clean the blinds every two weeks, because if the dust gets into the fibers of the fabric, it will be much more difficult to get rid of.

Cleaning vinyl blinds is much easier. They should be cleaned once in six months with a sponge dipped in a universal cleaner or in water with vinegar (1/4 cup of vinegar per liter of water).

Do not forget to wipe the dust from the eaves, as well as hooks and rings, on which the curtains are attached. Booms are best cleaned with a cloth dampened in a cleaner or brush with a handle, if they are high.

How to properly wash the curtains?

Most manufacturers recommend for their curtains only dry or chemical cleaning. When washing, curtains can lose shape and shrink more than 10 centimeters. For example, curtains made of artificial silk lose up to 60% of their original strength.

However, some curtains made of non-natural fabrics can be washed in a typewriter in a delicate mode at a temperature of no more than 30 degrees. But if you do not want to risk, it is better to wash them by hand.

Here are some tips for hand washing:

  • Thoroughly shake the curtains.
  • Rinse them in cold water.
  • Soak them in warm water with the addition of a delicate detergent and baking washing soda.
  • Rinse several times in cool water and gently squeeze out. If the curtains remain on the curtains, they can burn out in the sun.
  • Hang wet curtains on the cornice so that they do not lose shape and are smoothed out under their own weight.

If you decide to stroke the curtains, do not forget to put the iron on the most delicate mode “for synthetics”. If the fabric has a relief – iron without steam. Always iron the curtains while they are still wet.

How to whiten tulle?

There are several ways to return the whiteness of your favorite tulle curtain:

  • Soak it for forty minutes in brine, then rinse at least four times.
  • Use special bleach for tulle.

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Cleaning the house after repair

Cleaning the house after repairAfter experiencing repair, look forward to life in the updated interior? We will tell you how to get rid of dust and stains and bring the room into a residential condition in a short time.

Tip:

Even if you decide to do without the help of cleaning professionals, we recommend that you buy or rent specialized equipment. A professional vacuum cleaner will help to cope with building dust on the floor, walls and ceiling faster and more efficiently. Of course, you can use it only on the surfaces provided for this, having pre-tested it on a small and subtle area.

Key points:

  • Hiring professionals to clean the premises, discuss in advance the details of the work and ask for an estimate
  • Cleaners will help clean and disinfect your floor
  • Use an aqueous solution of baking soda to wash dusty windows

Tip:

Even if you decide to do without the help of cleaning professionals, we recommend that you buy or rent specialized equipment. A professional vacuum cleaner will help to cope with building dust on the floor, walls and ceiling faster and more efficiently. Of course, you can use it only on the surfaces provided for this, having pre-tested it on a small and subtle area.

Hooray! You survived the repair! The worst is already behind and there was, it would seem, a trifle – to wash your new wonderful interior from a layer of construction dust and stains of various origins, that is, a spring cleaning. Looking around the debris of construction debris and wincing at the dust, you are horrified to imagine that it will take a very long time to put everything in order. We will not hide, the work is difficult, but we will help to ease your work!

Сleaning company

The easiest way to deal with dirt after construction and repair is to hire professionals from a cleaning company to clean houses and cottages. However, the company should be chosen very carefully:

  • Do not trust cleaning companies-one-day – letting strangers into the house is dangerous. A professional company with a good reputation will be able to guarantee not only a quality work done, but also the safety of your things.
  • Listen to the recommendations of friends and user reviews.
  • Do not pursue cheapness! Initially, the attractive price promised to you can increase several times after the work is done unclean by the hand specialists. Describe in detail the specialist the front of the work and ask him to make an estimate.

If you are determined to cope with the task yourself, listen to our advice.

How can I cope with cleaning the room after repair?

Experts recommend keeping the room as clean as possible during the repair. Afterwards it will save you a lot of time. “It’s easier said than done”, you’ll notice, so roll up your sleeves and proceed directly to the cleaning:

  • First you need to take out all that is superfluous. Fold the large garbage into bags and take it out into the street. If it turns out to be too much, you will have to take it to the nearest landfill. Then collect less garbage and sweep the floor.
  • Vacuum the surfaces. If you have the opportunity, use a construction vacuum cleaner – it is much more powerful and faster to cope with the task. Corrosive construction dust could settle even on the ceiling and walls, so start vacuuming from above, moving down the walls, and finishing cleaning the floor. Do not forget to vacuum the corners and the skirtings.
  • With the help of cleaning and detergents, make a damp cleaning of the room, starting with the walls, cornices and windows and ending with the floor.
  • Even if the soft furniture has been carefully concealed, it should be carefully cleaned using a vacuum cleaner, a cleaning agent or a soap solution.
  • Thoroughly ventilate the room.

With a successful scenario, cleaning the apartment will be completed. But, unfortunately, except for dust and debris, after repairs there will probably remain stains from paint, plaster and the like.

How to get rid of stains left after repair?

Before you start cleaning, test the cleaning agents and recipes you have selected on a small and subtle area of ​​the surface to avoid damage. When working with cleaning agents and solutions, do not forget to wear rubber gloves.

  • Traces of construction foam can be removed with a knife or special solvent.
    Dust and dirt from the windows can be removed with water with the addition of washing soda, and then wipe dry with newspapers.
  • Oil stains will disappear without a trace if rubbed with turpentine or powder with enzymes.
  • Traces of scotch can be removed with sunflower oil or a liquid containing acetone.

That’s all! Now you can arrange furniture, distribute things to places and enjoy your improved home!

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