With your family spending time indoors from the heat, it’s important that your home is clean and cleaned to keep everyone healthy during this fun and busy time of year. While you should keep up with your normal cleaning routine, make sure that you don’t forget to clean these things in your home!
You and your family touch doorknobs multiple times a day, so it’s no wonder why they get so dirty! It’s important to clean your doorknobs with a cleaner every few days.
Your trash can is inevitably one of the dirtiest items in your home — it does hold all of your trash! Every month, wipe down the inside and outside of your trash. Be sure to use high-quality trash can liners or bags that effectively contain liquids and other materials that may spill.
While vacuuming your carpets once or twice a week helps keep the plushness and freshness of your carpet, your carpet needs to be deep-cleaned to extract all the dust and dirt embedded in the carpet’s fibers. Most carpet manufacturers’ warranty advises that you must have your carpets cleaned once every 12 to 18 months. However, if you have kids or pets, your carpets need about twice a year.
The inside of your microwave contains so much grease and oil from the many foods you have heated up over time. And the outside of your microwave, particularly the touchpad, holds a ton of dirt from your fingers. Make sure to use soap and water to clean your microwave weekly.
You are probably already aware of how dirty your vacuum filter gets, but are you actually cleaning it? Many people only clean out the vacuum collector and don’t even touch the filter. Each vacuum model is unique, so check the model’s instructions on how to clean or replace the filter..