A fresh start, a new chapter of your life. Moving into a new home is an exciting time.
But what you don’t read in the fine print is the dreaded move in clean. It is highly recommended to go through and do a thorough move in clean of your home before your belongings come in the truck loads. In doing so, this will also help you to feel clean, prepared and settled into your new home.
While it can be easily put off, this is the best time to clean a house as there is nothing to move, or clean around. You can really get into every nook and cranny.
Here is the absolute, short and sweet move in cleaning guide for new home owners…
If you make a plan to break your house down into sections, this will make the whole cleaning process easier and will eliminate the possibility of missing anything.
Up down and All around.
By working from the top of each room to the bottom, in a clockwise motion will also ensure you don’t miss any areas, and is also beneficial not having to do things over, as dust or debris can fall from the roof, fans and walls onto the floor. You can’t go wrong with this technique.
How to Stay Motivated.
While all the cleaning may seem extremely overwhelming, it helps to think about what you are doing and why you are doing it. Think about this great new home you are moving into, all the amazing memories you will make. As you are cleaning each section, visualise how you are going to layout each room and how it is going to look in the future! Pop on some music and have a little fun with it! Even invite a few friends over to help make it a little more enjoyable.