What is a deep cleaning?
I think most people can agree that a deep cleaning is just a standard cleaning but with the emphasis of built up dirt and grime. Deep cleanings usually take a bit of extra time to focus on neglected areas a standard cleaning usually does not require.
The importance of knowing the difference
A general house cleaning checklist consists of light wiping, dusting, straightening areas, vacuuming and mopping in every area. This is usually recurring services. Now a deep cleaning usually costs
Now a deep cleaning usually costs more and involves every single nook and cranny in one appointment. If it has been over a year since you have had your home cleaned, or if you have never kept up on general cleaning in your home, it is best to get a deep clean. Keep in mind prices and tasks vary by company, ask them for a checklist or ask the tasks they perform for a deep clean. To give you an idea of what to look for when choosing a company, refer to this common deep cleaning checklist.
How long should a deep cleaning take?
Deep cleanings(depending on how many cleaners) should typically be between 6-10 hours. This depends on the condition and size of your home. This sounds like forrrrreverrrr, but you have to think the cleaners are tackling the whole house!
How can I maintain my home once it is back to 100%?
Life gets crazy and paperwork piles up. Go through junk and important.
Purge your closet, donate things that aren’t used
Have a specific cabinet or drawer for things, but stuff back where you got it.
Have a few different baskets to keep laundry separate
If you spill something, wipe it up right away
Take your shoes off when you come home, have “house shoes”
Have a cleaning supply caddy with product and towels. Store it with a broom and mop.
There are at the least 100 quick tips to keep your home clean and organized.
I promise you can do it! All you need is a boost from any cleaning service in your area!