Fall is a great time to get your house organized. The kids are back in school, the weather is cooling down, and you finally have some time to yourself. But where do you start? Never fear, The Maid Squad is here to help! We’ve put together a list of our top fall cleaning tips to help you get a jump on deep cleaning before the holidays! So grab your cleaning supplies and get ready to tackle those dust bunnies – it’s time to get your house in tip-top shape for fall.
1. Start With the Basics
This means dusting all surfaces, vacuuming all floors, and cleaning all bathrooms. These are the areas of your house that tend to get the dirtiest, so it’s important to start here. You might be tempted to skip a few steps, but trust us, it’s worth it to do a thorough job from the start. This will help make the rest of the cleaning process easier.
2. Tackle the Kitchen
A clean kitchen is a happy kitchen. Start by cleaning out your fridge. Throw away expired food and condiments, and wipe down the shelves. Then, wash all of the dishes and put them in their rightful place. Don’t forget to scrub the stovetop and the sink. A little elbow grease can make a difference in the kitchen.
3. Disinfect High-Traffic Areas
You probably don’t think about all the places your hands touch throughout the day. But those places can be loaded with germs, especially if they aren’t cleaned regularly. So make it a point to disinfect doorknobs, light switches, and countertops. A quick wipe-down with a disinfecting cloth or wipes will do the trick.
4. Deep Clean Your Carpets
Your carpets see a lot of traffic and they can start to look dingy over time. A deep clean will leave them looking new and smelling fresh. Start by vacuuming thoroughly and then rent a steam cleaner to get rid of any dirt and debris that’s been ground into the fibers.
5. Wash All Your Windows
Washing your windows is a great way to let in some extra light and make your home feel more open and airy. Plus, it’s the perfect opportunity to get rid of those annoying fingerprints and smudges.
To get started, you’ll need a bucket of soapy water, a sponge, and a squeegee. Start at the top of the window and work your way down, rinsing the sponge frequently. Use the squeegee to remove excess water and prevent streaks.
6. Set up a Cleaning Schedule for the Fall
A cleaning schedule will help you keep your house clean all year round. You can either create your own schedule or find a cleaning schedule online. There are many different ways to set up a cleaning schedule, but the most important thing is to be consistent. To start, you will need to choose which days of the week you will clean. Then, decide which rooms you will clean on which days. Once you have a plan, make sure you stick to it.
By following these tips, your house will be clean and organized just in time for the holidays. So sit back and relax in your now clean home!
If you need professional help with your house cleaning this fall, be sure to contact The Maid Squad. We offer a variety of house cleaning services that will suit your needs and budget.