With the holiday season just around the corner, everyone is busy giving their place a thorough cleansing.
Whether you live in a studio or one of the extravagant 3 BHK flats in Thane, every place needs a little bit of cleaning before the big day. If you haven’t started already, it’s about time you should start doing it.
Having said that, the entire process can prove to be quite daunting. But you can make it easy and stress-free by following these handy tips that will make your home sparkling clean, clutter-free and Christmas ready in no time. Take a look at them:
Start by Decluttering Your Place
The main thing to do before you start cleaning your house is to get rid of all the clutter. Donate or dispose of everything that you no longer use instead of stacking them.
After all, Christmas is all about caring and sharing and you can start following the spirit of Christmas by giving away your extra stuff. Donate your surplus to those who are in need.
To make your house clutter-free follow three simple rules i.e.
- Put away items that need to go in the trash.
- Stack away items that can be donated.
- Collect those items that you can sell.
Using these three simple steps, you will be able to make your home free from all the jumble.
Give Your Place a Deep Clean
Deep cleaning of every house is needed at least once a year. And what can be more perfect than doing it right before Christmas when everyone’s going to visit your place. However, you must be wondering what exactly is a deep cleaning of the house and how it differs from the regular cleaning that we usually do.
Deep cleaning includes cleaning of all parts, nooks and corners of the house that we generally overlook when cleaning. From wiping down your baseboards to all the furniture, washing all the upholsteries, windows, curtains and blinds etc are part of deep cleaning.
One thing that you must consider when you’re giving your place a deep clean is that you should use top quality products for doing it.
Once you’ve cleaned your place, the key to maintain the cleanliness till Christmas. Try to clean your house daily even if you do it in portions. It’ll do the trick.
Polish Your Silver
Christmas is famous for the family dinners that we all get to enjoy once a year at least. So, what can be more perfect to show off your amazing cutlery than the Christmas dinner? nothing right! Therefore, you should get your special cutlery, dinner sets and kitchenware some limelight and get them polished before the big day.
While you’re on it, don’t forget your reflective surfaces and give your candle stands and mirrors a hand as well. By doing so, you’ll get some brightly shining silvers in your home.
Clean and Set Your Decorations’
Before you start decorating your home for Christmas, you should give your decorative items a thorough cleaning.
Christmas decors are stored away all year round so it’s natural that they’ll gather a good amount of dust. Therefore, before you start decorating, get rid of any dirt or dust piled up on your decors. Check your fairy lights whether they’re working or not as they’ve got a certain shelf life.If some of the bulbs aren’t working, get them replaced.
Get Your Oven Checked and Cleaned by Professionals
To give your guests a delightful meal, your oven has to be in top-notch condition. So, in order to make it happen, you must get it checked by a professional before the official beginning of the holidays. When you’re getting your oven examined, it’s always a good idea to get it cleaned by a professional too. It will get rid of all the dirt and gunk piled up inside it.
To sum it all up, cleaning your place thoroughly and getting it clutter-free won’t only come in handy this Christmas rather it will also increase the value of your place if you are planning to sell it. It’s no secret that all the flats for sale in Thane West and other parts of the city that are neat, clean and tidy have a higher value. So, what are you waiting for? Bring out your cleaning gloves and start cleaning!