Cleaning of the apartment is a work which cannot be avoided. You can delay the cleaning, but finally, you will have to do it. If a big family with children live in a house, maintain cleanliness and order is quite difficult, but it may become an easier task if the cleaning will be done regularly. Cleaning becomes an easier occupation, if it is properly organised, and if some cleaning ideas and the simple rules for the care of different things in the house are used.
How to organize the home cleaning properly
Cleaning of large apartments is a work which is big and not easy. Order that this work does not cause fatigue, it is necessary to break the task into parts: mentally divide the apartment and even separate rooms on the sections and clean up section by section, pausing to rest.
At the beginning of cleaning it is necessary to put all things in their places. The dry and wet cleaning should be done from the top down so as not to perform double work. For qualitative cleaning of the apartment curtains must be removed from the windows and carpets – from all floors. Carpets should be cleaned with a vacuum cleaner and, if necessary, with the help of carpet cleaners before removing. If the curtains to wash immediately, in the evening they can be ironed and hanged again.
For best effect of purity, the cleaning should be done every day, but that does not mean you have to do a full daily cleaning of the apartment. Cleaning of an apartment can be systematized so as to perform some work on a particular day. For example, the refrigerator wash on Tuesday, the cabinet clean on Wednesday, kitchen units wash on Thursday, etc. Such system saves a lot of time and does not cause fatigue.
Useful information and ideas for cleaning apartments
You have to start cleaning the room with vacuuming, and then wipe the dust. Otherwise, dust will settle again. Use a toothbrush for cleaning areas hard to reach as corners, notches, grooves in the sanitary technician, containers and household appliances. Apply antistatic agent on screens and rear surfaces of the appliances and TVs. On them will settle much less dust.
If after repair white building dust was left on the floor, wash it with water and vinegar (2 tablespoons per 1 litter of water) and then use an agent for washing the floor. This would bring the floor surface to a state of a perfect purity.
There are some simple but useful ideas for cleaning the kitchen. Starting cleaning, first treat the plate surface with the remedy against fat in order to soften the dried stains until you perform another work in the kitchen. Then the plate will be easy to wash. When cleaning the plate, do not use abrasive side of sponges, as it can damage the surface. In order to effectively wash the cups with plaque from tea and coffee, do not use dish detergent, but apply baking soda. Put it on the sponge and wipe the dishes.
Another tip: if you put into the refrigerator ordinary activated carbon, it will absorb all the smells, and the camera will be "fresh".
Environmentally friendly cleaning ideas
In many cases, for a quick and effective cleaning it is possible to use conventional household materials instead of chemical means. For example, the dry mixture of salt and baking soda is a good scouring powder.
Soap solution to which is added a small amount of soda and vinegar is the perfect universal detergent. Another recipe for detergent: dissolve half a teaspoon of baking soda and liquid soap in hot water (0.5 l). The best is to apply this mixture with a pulveriser. Furthermore, by itself warm soapy water (with a small amount of baking soda) is a good cleanser not containing abrasives and harmful chemicals.
A solution of borax in water (half a cup of borax into 3 litters of hot water) is a good disinfectant and deodorant mixture. Other excellent and safe for the health disinfectants are white wine or cider vinegar and 3% hydrogen peroxide.
For cleaning floors in a bucket of water is necessary to add a few drops of vinegar, and the floor will be washed clean and evenly. And for cleaning ceramic tiles, add a cup of vinegar to 3 litters of water.
Carpet cleaning and stain removal
There are several methods and cleaning ideas for carpets. In winter you can bring carpet on the snow, knock out the dust on the snow and sweep with a besom. But if the carpet is large and it is difficult to make it out of the house, it is possible to clean it in place with a vacuum cleaner, using carpet cleaners. There is another way to clean without the use of chemicals: the carpet should be sprinkled with salt, and then it is necessary to sweep it with a besom dipped in warm soapy water.
Property of baking soda to absorb odours is useful when cleaning carpets. To use this feature, sprinkle on the carpet thick layer of baking soda and leave overnight or even for a longer time, and then sweep up the soda with a besom and clean the carpet with a vacuum cleaner. If the smell still remained (perhaps you used an insufficient amount of soda), repeat the procedure.
To remove stains from oilcloth tablecloth, use a solution of milk with water (1: 1), and then wipe it with a dry cloth. From fabric tablecloth stain of beer and white wine can be removed by wiping it with a sponge soaked in vodka. Spot of red wine should be sprinkled with salt and rinse with water. Spots of fruits can be removed with hot water or hot milk. Stains of coffee can be removed brine in water (5%), and for tea stains is necessary to use a mixture of glycerol and ammonia (4: 1).
Maintaining a clean apartment is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. If cleaning of the apartment is organized properly, it is not onerous and unpleasant task. In addition, there is the possibility to ask for professional help. Our company can carry out cleaning – carpet cleaning, stain removal, elimination of odours, and your apartment will shine with cleanliness.