Keeping the house spotless
I just can't relax unless the house is clean. I recently broke my ankle and have been laid up while my family keeps making a mess all around me. It was driving me mad so I have been getting in a cleaning service 3 times a week just to make sure that the house isn't destroyed by the time I can move again. I am starting this blog to keep me occupied and to help out the rest of the mums out there that have had similar accidents and need to keep sane while their house is turning messy around them!
Moving house is one of the most stressful things you can do. There are so many processes to go through and so many things to think about that cleaning the property is often an unwelcome chore that gets left to the last minute. Here are 4 useful tips to help with your end of lease clean to ensure the property is fresh and in a good state to hand back.
Most renters are eager to get back their bond at the end of the lease, with a valuable 4 weeks of rent sitting there waiting for their landlord to release it. Here are some ways to ensure that you get the maximum amount of bond back.
Dig out that pre-tenancy checklist
Hopefully, you've still got a copy of the inspection checklist you did before you moved in, and any photos you took at the time.
Mopping, wiping, and dusting are tasks you probably manage easily whenever you get some free time. However, depending on the situation at hand, cleaning your house yourself may not be the best solution. Below you will find situations that require expert cleaning.
After Pest Control
Pest control involves the use of pesticides that are extremely hazardous if you consume, inhale, or come into direct contact with them. The danger gets even worse if you have young children at home, as they tend to touch and bite almost everything that gets in their way.
If you run an office, it may be your responsibility to keep it clean. Carpets in office spaces tend to get dirty and stained due to heavy foot traffic, dropping ink, and accidentally having food or drink spills. It is important that you keep the carpets clean not just for appearance, but overall health concerns. Here are some tips for keeping the carpets clean.
Have it Vacuumed Regularly
It is more important than you might think to have the office carpets vacuumed on a regular basis.
Oil stains on a concrete floor are an occupational hazard if you keep a vehicle in your carport or garage. Luckily, you can remove the mess using a simple clean-up formula. Everything you need for this job will probably already be at hand around your home or garage. Read on to find out how to get rid of those nasty oil stains.
What you'll need
a small bag of cat litter (the gravel kind, not wood or gel) three cans of fizzy cola (any brand, diet or regular) stiff yard brush bucket ammonia-free laundry powder liquid chlorine bleach rubber gloves eye protection garden hose and supply of running water Do make sure that the laundry powder you use is ammonia free.