Quest For Cleanness
by: Celebrity Recipes
Feeling the urge to clean? Your
bedroom is a good decide. Now, if you really are in a mood, give the whole house
a makeover, better be guided with the tips we have here for better results…
Where to start:
at each room and identity specific tasks. Make a list of cleaning
priorities. Share the fun with family members.
wash and wax wood floors and mop vinyl floors. Clean out refrigerator and
pantry. Change shelf-liners. Straighten junk drawer. Wipe down cabinet.
Use lint-free cloths or a squeegee to wash windows inside and out. Dust the
sill. Vacuum the window well.
treatments: Vacuum draperies. Wash blinds. Replace heavy drapes with
lightweight or sheer curtains.
Polish furniture, wash upholstery, vacuum between cushions. Clean behind and
under sofas and cabinets.
Give old clothes and furniture to charity. Vacuum floors. Dust shelves. Hang
cedar blocks to freshen the areas.
start at the top of the room and work your way down.
clean top to bottom. When you dust, start at the top and work down.
all your cleaning tools with you into each room to avoid unnecessary trips
back and forth.
the phone and turn off he TV.
clutter. An uncluttered home looks better than one that is dust-free but
strewn with odds and ends.
as you go! It takes a lot less time to remove new dirt than old, and to
clean and put away stuff as you use it, than to clean and store the pile-up
you can accumulate.
house that smells fresh will give the impression of cleanliness. Leave
baking soda on carpeting for the night to absorb musty odors, vacuum in the
a big astro-turf mat on the porch to cut down on tracked-in dirt.
a basket in the kitchen for the mail, newspaper, car keys to help with
a hamper in every bathroom.
everyone in-charge of making his or her bed and picking up their stuff.
pickup the TV room before bedtime and start the dishwasher.
- if your time is limited decide what is most important.
- get the entire family involved.
a checklist, when a job is completed, check it off – you’ll feel as
though you are really accomplishing something.
Clean doors, great impression:
company is coming, clean and wash the doors in your house. No one knows why,
but your whole house looks good.
the door from top to bottom with a rag and soapy water, using a scrub brush
for especially tough spots.
you’re at it, wipe down the top edge of the frame. With all the dust that
collects up there, it probably looks like velvet.
with the upper side of a ceiling fan, the top of the door is one of the most
missed spots in the home.
a paste of water and cornstarch, cornmeal or talcum powder on fresh spots.
fresh or dried stains with meat tenderizer and add cool water.
15 to 30 minutes, sponge off with cool water.
blood on leather? Dab on a little hydrogen peroxide. After it bubbles, wipe
you get blood on fabric, quickly wet a long piece of white cotton thread
with saliva and place it across the spot. The tread will absorb the blood.
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