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Making a Realistic Deep Cleaning Schedule

Woodbury Tenant Deep Cleaning Her Couch CushionsCleaning your Woodbury rental home can feel daunting, especially if you’re not used to deep cleaning. But every home needs to be deep cleaned regularly, no matter how big or small it may be. It may be tempting to put off deep cleaning tasks, which may feel like it’s saving you some work in the short run. But putting off important cleaning tasks may lead to feeling even more overwhelmed since the job gets bigger and harder to get done correctly the longer you wait. Instead, consider creating a schedule and dividing the work into manageable tasks. Here are a few tips for making and sticking to a deep cleaning schedule for your home.

Make a List

Deep cleaning your rental home does not have to be daunting if you break down the work into smaller tasks and put aside the time, you’ll need to complete them. The best place to start is by establishing what needs to be cleaned and how often.

First of all, list all the areas in your home that require deep cleaning. This may incorporate rooms like the kitchen and bathroom, bedrooms, common areas, and surfaces like windows, walls, and carpets. Once you have a thorough list, you can start making your schedule.

Create a Schedule

Next, find out how much time you will need to complete each task and how often you should do them. For example, often-used areas like kitchens and bathrooms are supposed to be deep cleaned more often, although other portions of the house, like carpets, baseboards, light fixtures, and so on, only need to be deep cleaned once or twice a year. Consider employing a calendar or planner, which may be very helpful in this step. You could also use a checklist like the one found at this link to help make sure you don’t forget anything.

To make sure you don’t get overwhelmed, start by adding a few tasks to your calendar each week and then add more as you get used to the schedule. You can likewise break down each task into smaller steps so that it’s not as daunting. For example, deep cleaning an entire kitchen can feel like a huge project. Rather than tackling the whole room in one day, you might want to focus on cleaning the stovetop and oven one day and then scrubbing the fridge, floors, or cabinets the next day.

Sticking to Your Schedule

At the end of the day, the real test of a good deep cleaning schedule is how easy it is to keep following it. Even though it’s important to be realistic about what you can accomplish in a week, try not to get too disappointed if you miss a day or two. Just pick up where you left off and continue following the schedule. Make sure to schedule some time for yourself each week to tidy up common areas like the living room and bedrooms. This will help keep your home feeling clean and inviting, even on the days when you’re not doing a deep clean.

If you’re struggling to keep up with your schedule, consider hiring a professional cleaning service to help out. They can handle the deep cleaning while you focus on other tasks, like work or taking care of your family.

By following these tips, you can create a deep cleaning schedule that won’t overpower you. And by sticking to it, you can keep your rental home looking its best.


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