10 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Spring Cleaning Tips for Tenants in London Rental Properties

Okay, residents of London rentals, you have put off spring cleaning long enough!  If you are determined to clean your home but need help to keep from procrastinating further, we have some tips on making this chore as easy as possible.

  1. spring cleaning tips for tenants in london rental properties, easier spring cleaningGet organised – Do you have enough cleansers, mops, brooms, rags, etc?  If your broom or mop is on its last legs, this is the time to invest in a new one.
  2. Make it a family affair – Make everyone pick up their toys, dishes, etc, scattered around your London rental the day before the big sweep.
  3. Dress the part – Wear comfortable clothes that can handle getting dirty.  If you have long hair, tie it up.  Now, gather all your cleaning supplies and plunge in.
  4. Pace yourself – Tackle one room at a time so that you stay focused. When you see each room clean and orderly, you will have a real sense of accomplishment.
  5. Top to bottom – Clean the ceiling and corners first with a soft cloth wrapped around a broom or a mop.  Then dust the light fixtures, and continue to work your way down to counters, windows and windowsills, furniture. Finally, dust the baseboards and vacuum the carpets.
  6. Bathroom basics – Spray bathroom cleaner on the sink, toilet and shower or tub, and allow it to soak.  Meanwhile, get started on the ceiling, windows and counters.  Once those are done, wipe down the sink, etc, and give the toilet a quick scrub.
  7. Treat yourself well – Take a few breaks, have a hearty lunch and drink lots of water.  Cleaning is a rough job, so when you are finished, luxuriate in a long shower or bath, put on fresh clothes and sit in a comfortable chair.

There you are, dwellers of rentals in London – it is easier than you think!


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