"How to clean an oven? How to clean a fridge? What are the best tips and tricks to clean my windows? "
So many questions are asked on the internet. Yes, it’s true- it’s better not to jump into house cleaning without thinking. You run the risk of doing badly and perhaps damaging the furniture or letting bacteria proliferating.
(eg Clostridium botunilum)
Our home cleaning company has decided to gather a to-do list to follow when you put on your gloves and fire up your vacuum cleaner.
Last but not least: house cleaning tips will be provided to make your interior dazzling.
Where to start?
Kitchen, bedroom, bathroom ... There is no predefined order, you can judge what seems to be your priority.
However, it’s very important to begin with a good tidying up! You won’t get good results after cleaning if everything is messy at the beginning.
Then, there are basic rules that we advise you to follow:
Ventilate a room before cleaning
Clean from the outside to the inside
Clean from top to bottom
Clean from the cleanest to the dirtiest
Specific cleanings :
How to clean an oven
Remove the baking trays and cooking grates to clean them separately
Cleanse the oven walls with a wet cloth
Let the appropriate products operate before rubbing, washing and rinsing
Reinsert trays and grates
Tip: don't hesitate to glance at the oven’s manual
Batmaid tip: remove odours by placing a container filled with hot water and lemon juice in the oven.
How to clean a fridge
Take out all the food (and throw out the old ones if necessary)
Wash with hot water and white vinegar
Rinse and dry
Replace the food, the freshest in the back
Batmaid tip: remove smells by placing a bowl of white vinegar, coffee grounds or half a lemon in the refrigerator.
How to clean the interior windows
If possible (re)move the curtains
Vacuum the windowsills
Wash the surface of the windows
Finish with a microfiber cloth
Batmaid tip: no glass cleaner? A mixture of hot water, white vinegar and washing up liquid will do.
How to clean cupboards and cabinets
Take out all the cupboard’s content
Clean inside with a wet cloth
Dust the items out of the closet before replacing them inside
Batmaid tip: put a fabric softener wipe in your closet to keep your clothes fresh.
Clean each room
How to clean the kitchen
Wash and/or put the dishes away
Clean the sink, tap, worktop and all surfaces
Wipe the micro-wave oven’s inside and outside
Clean the cupboards
Sweep and vacuum, then mop
Clean switches and electrical outlets without any liquid
Batmaid tip : place cotton soaked in lavender or eucalyptus essential oil in a cup to pleasantly scent the kitchen.
How to clean the bathroom
Knock before entering (who knows what you might find?)
Pick up and hang towels and the bath math
Put aside hygiene products (shampoo, shower gel…)
Wash and disinfect the toilet, sink, shower and bath
Clean and dust the cupboards and all surfaces
Vacuum and mop the floor
Replace hygiene products
How to clean a bedroom
Pick up and fold all the clothes lying around
Dust all the furniture
Vacuum, then mop the floor
Make the bed
Clean the door and window handles
Batmaid tip: the objects stored under the bed or on the wardrobes can be covered to avoid them to gather dust.
How to clean your living room and dining room
Remove dust on the furniture with a damp cloth or vacuum cleaner
Wipe the furniture with a cloth
Mop the floor
Batmaid tip: besides being beautiful, a bouquet of flowers in a vase perfumes your room.
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We combine technology and a personalised customer service to ensure a high quality cleaning experience.