It’s back to school time and it can be a bit overwhelming.  Buying all the required items needed for school, meet the teacher, sports sign-ups etc. can defiantly come before the cleanliness of your home.  

Check Out These Cleaning Tips

Vacuum all Soft Surfaces

When was the last time you cleaned the curtains, pillows, mattress, throw blankets, and other soft surfaces in your home? Your kids spend time playing on these surfaces and might have dragged them dirt which ended up on the surfaces.  Pets also spend a lot of time on these surfaces so stay safe during back to school by vacuuming all soft surfaces in your home.

Cleaning Beneath

How about cleaning behind and underneath the bed, couch, and other furniture?   Move the furniture from the wall to clean underneath and behind them to remove dust and mold.   If this area isn’t clean, allergens could build up and could effect the indoor air quality.

Kids’ Bed and carpet cleaning

Your kids’ room is one place you should never forget to clean during back to school. The carpets in these rooms are bound to have stains from food and spillages.  Wash the duvet and other beddings.  If you carpets need a deep clean call a professional carpet cleaning company.  Swift Flooring Services can help. 

Air Filters Maintenance

Do you have air purifier filters in your home? How often do you maintain them? If you want to keep your home free of odor and other floating particles that can trigger allergy  you may need to replace the cartridges in your HEPA air filters. Changing them after every 3 to 6 months is a good way to go. Swift Services can also provide a good deep clean for your air ducts.

Wash the Toys

The playing toys are items you should not forget to clean during back to school. Wash them at high temperatures to make sure all germs are removed. Quick tip…wrap them in a plastic bag and put them in a freezer for some time. That will also eliminate the bacteria from the toys.

Clean the Fridge and freezer

Clean out the fridge and freezer to avoid inconveniences in the morning. Arrange the fridge according to how you will be using the items.  Bring the good that you will be using more often to the front for a quick grab in the mornings. 

Keep your Car Clean

You need to clean your car during this back to school season. Get rid of the trash and dirt that your kids’ have left behind.  You may need a good clean on  your car’s seats.  If you have stubborn stains that will not come out with household products a professional can deep clean your car seats leaving the fresh & clean. 

Clear out the entry

Keep the entry clear of any shoes and bags.  Install a shoe rack and hanger for each child to keep their belongings organized.

Wash the Curtain and Shower Liner

The last back to school cleaning tip you should not forget is cleaning the curtain and the shower liner. Disinfect them using hot cycle and tumble dry them on low or air-dry cycle. With this done, you will be ready for back to school.

Keeping your home clean & organized during Back to School season will make the days stress free.  For more information on Air Duct Cleaning, Carpet Steam Cleaning & Upholstery cleaning give us a call at Swift Services. (405) 887-9438.