How to Cleaning your New Home

If you have decided to move to a new home, you are up for a true challenge. This is one of the most difficult situations one has to deal with in life, which should come as no surprise. There is truly a lot to consider and a lot to do in order for the move to be a success and the procedure to be executed without too much stress.

Along with preparing your belongings for transportation and all of the other things you need to arrange, you should think about home cleaning the new place before you go there. It is one thing to leave a home, completely different is to arrive for the first time in a new home. It can be quite stressful to find unclean interior, dusty walls and dirt spread all over the floor. If you don’t want to deal with all of the work related to unpacking and cleaning at the same time, you will do well to consider some home cleaning service for the new place before you arrive there. It is also a good idea to consider cleaning some of your belongings before you move them, as otherwise they can get dirty in the process.

Here is a list of chores that, if completed, will save you a lot of effort in the long run and allow easier process of setting up your new home:

  • Upholstery cleaning – you should definitely consider upholstery cleaning for your furniture, because it is likely that it will get dirty during transportation. Besides, all of the work that is taking place near your upholstered furniture will cause dust to be lifted and all of that will end up on top of it. Here is why it is advisable to clean the furniture before you move it in your new home. That way you can have a place to sit and relax from all of the work, without worries that there is a ton of dust there.
  • Carpet cleaning – do not just place carpets in your new home without cleaning them well enough first. You don’t want to walk over dusty carpets, because that way you will just tread dust particles into every room of your home you enter into. Carpet cleaning will ensure that does not happen and that your carpeting is just as clean as your new home.
  • Kitchen cleaning – it is a good idea to have a room you can escape to from all the mess in your new home and the kitchen is definitely top choice for this. There you can grab a snack or a cold drink and relax from all the work you are undoubtedly engaged in. For this reason kitchen cleaning is definitely important, because you don’t want to eat and rest in a messy environment. Simply wipe all of the countertops and clean the appliances to have a dust-free look.
  • Floor cleaning – thoroughly clean the floors of your home before you start arranging your belongings there. Otherwise you will quickly make a mess from any room you walk into, with all of the dust lying around. This is especially true in case the previous owner of the home didn’t perform thorough cleaning service of the place. Mind what type of floor you are dealing with and select the best solution and technique for cleaning that will provide you with lasting results.
  • Window cleaning – the looks of your new home will never be complete without good window cleaning. After all, you don’t want to be happy about your home only on the inside; you want to feel proud about it when you look at its exterior. The only way for that to happen is to give shine and sparkle to your windows by thoroughly washing them.
  • Curtain cleaning – while you are still busy in the window area, maybe it is a good idea to consider curtain cleaning too. Even if you have just light curtains, it is important to have those cleaned before you move in, because you want a good look of your interior and curtains make an important part of it.

Cleaning in your new home should not come too late; in fact, the best time to clean it would be before you actually move there. Definitely do this in order to reduce the work you will have to do there very soon.

Heather Roberts - Guest contributor

Heather Roberts is a freelance guest blogger from London, UK. She has got many published articles on various topics such as home maintenance, garden and lawn care etc. She loves to spend her time with family and friends and she also tries to live an eco-friendly life.