It is needless to mention this but cleaning is the ultimate step which keeps a home healthy and tidy. Cleaning in a wrong method can not only frustrate the person who is cleaning but also lead to wasted time. Home cleaning is undoubtedly a daunting and intimidating task and homeowners get a feeling of satisfaction when they complete a round of cleaning successfully. Irrespective of whether you’re doing some home improvement or you’re extending a part, you can be sure that things will remain dirty after it is done. There will be dust and waste particles lying around everything.
Even though you didn’t go for any kind of renovation, still house cleaning can always seem to be a scary task. Moreover, if you do it in the wrong way, it is going to boomerang you in the long run. So, what are the few mistakes that you should avoid while cleaning your home? Here are some blunders to avoid.
- Mixing up different cleaners
No, this is a big mistake that is often committed by the homeowners. You shouldn’t mix the cleaners unless the manufacturer of that cleaner directs you to do it. There are few mixtures, which when done, can become dangerous and harmful at the same time For instance, if the acids (which are used as bathroom cleaners) are mixed which bleach, the gas which is produced is chlorine gas and this can become fatal. You shouldn’t ever test your skills of mixing chemicals; it should be left to the manufacturer who knows more than you.
- Utilizing the wrong tool for the task
The problem here is that you might use a tool which is extremely abrasive with the job. There are few tools which can leave a scratch on the items and can cause a permanent damage. If you use a hard brush to scrub your carpet, the fibre of the carpet might get twisted leaving a damaged pile and once you cause this damage, there won’t be in any way in which you can reverse it. Hence you have to ensure using the right tool and the cleaner to avert causing damage to the items.
- Cleaning in an inappropriate order
There are some who don’t have any idea on where they should begin cleaning. They don’t know whether they should start off with the floor or the windows or vacuum first or dust first. If you seem to be confused in this manner, the best way in which you should clean is from the top. Dust off before you use the vacuum cleaner lest you have dust particles flying around. Begin with the windows and then move to the walls and finally clean the floor.
- Using various products because you may feel more is better
You might be tempted enough to use different types of cleaning products in order to get better and prompter results. When you use more, you will just waste the products and this will leave back the build up of the cleaning products. If you tend to use more than what is necessary, you might be welcoming trouble as the cleaning product might become too strong for you to knock out. This could even lead to breathing issues like asthma inside your home. Therefore, it is always recommended that you use the product that is recommended.
Since you know the blunders that you should avoid while cleaning your home, try not to commit them time and again and waste your time. If needed, you can even seek help of a professional cleaner.