Here are the final three areas (first four listed above):
Baseboards are a part of the room that nearly every homeowner overlooks. Although they’re usually white, many still allow them to eventually turn a murky grain from a buildup of dirt, dust, and debris.
Take the time, at least once a month, and before you sweep, vacuum, or mop, go around with a damp cloth and clean these. It shouldn’t take more than a wipe, but you should avoid coming into contact with the walls themselves.
Your windows matter! You should put in the work to ensure they look as good as they can. Vinegar diluted in water in a spray bottle and newspaper for drying are a good team for getting your windows up to speed. Be sure to wipe down the window frames as well.
The average person doesn’t replace or wash their bedding nearly as often as they should. Of course, you should wash your sheets twice a month at the least, but you should be washing your comforter or duvet at least once every other month. Skin cells, sweat, oil, and grime eventually build up on these surfaces, and cleaning them can ensure they last longer and look better while they do.
–Whether you’re cleaning your home to sell or you’re just getting your spring cleaning done: it’s important to work in these portions of your home more than any other. This set will leave your property feeling and looking brand new!
Andrea Erickson is a contributor to Innovative Building Materials. She is a blogger and content writer for the real estate industry. Andrea is focused on helping fellow homeowners, contractors, and architects discover materials and methods of construction that increase property value, maximize energy savings, and turn houses into homes.