As the weather heats up, it’s important to keep your home clean and ready for those summer unexpected guests! Here are a few tips on what to clean around the
house as it gets hot.
YOUR FAN BLADES Ceiling fans can be a life- saver during hot summer months, but they can also collect dust and dirt, which can reduce their effectiveness. Use a soft-bristled brush to gently remove any dust and debris. Damp cloths can cause wood to warp, so if you have wood blades, use a dry rag. If your fan blades are particularly dirty, you can use a mild soap and water solu- tion, but make sure to dry them thoroughly afterward. Remember to unplug the fan before cleaning and never use any harsh chemicals. Regularly cleaning your fan blades will help keep your fan running at
optimal efficiency and keep your home cooler.
OUTDOOR FURNITURE Summer is the perfect time to enjoy your outdoor space, but before you do, it’s important to give your outdoor furniture a good cleaning. Start by removing any cushions or covers and washing them according to their care instructions. Then, use a soft-bristled brush or a power washer to clean the furniture itself. If your furniture is made of wood, be sure to use a cleaner that’s safe for wood surfaces.
BLINDS When it comes to cleaning around the house as it gets hot, don’t forget about your blinds. Dust and debris can accumulate on blinds over time. Start by using a soft-bristled brush or a vacu- um cleaner to remove any dust or debris. Then, use a damp cloth or sponge to wipe down the slats. If really dirty, you can use a mild soap and water solution, but be sure to dry them thoroughly afterward.
Making sure your home is clean and summer-ready doesn’t have to feel like a burden. Simply concentrate on some tasks that you may not do all the time and that are used much more often in the summer.
YOU WANT TO LOVE BEING HOME! You know how good a sandwich tastes when someone makes it for you? That’s like a cleaning service. It’s that great big happy sigh of relief you’ll exhale when you walk into your house, after a long day and everything is…clean…by someone else. Put your feet up. Smile at your kids. Love your clean home. At PetalSweet Cleaning, we clean because you have better things to do in your summer months!