According to reports, allergic diseases affect around 4 million Australians and are on the rise
. These allergic diseases include asthma, dermatitis, hay fever, insect allergy, food allergy and more. Often allergies occur due to your body’s reaction to harmful substances like dust mites, pollen, pets, mould, insects and ticks. Many of these common harmful substances are found within your home and present in the air you breathe daily.
Therefore, cleaning and maintaining your home regularly is necessary to prevent these allergens and keep your indoor air quality clean. If you are wondering how to make sure your home is spotless and allergen-free, you should follow this step-by-step checklist by bond cleaning experts in Perth:
1. Gather Your Cleaning Material
It would be best if you always started by arranging all your cleaning supplies so that you have everything you need in one place. You should arrange a cleaning caddy with the following items:
Microfiber cloths- The polyester fibres in these cloths are perfect for catching and lifting dust and grime from your home and appliances and scrubbing any mould.
A broom and a dustpan immediately remove all the dirt from your floors.
A vacuum with a HEPA filter to trap and remove all the allergens in your home.
A pair of cleaning gloves
A natural all-purpose cleaner made with one cup of distilled vinegar, two cups of water and two lemon rinds.
2. Remove Clutter
Once you have gathered your supplies, you should put on some lively music and start your cleaning checklist by picking up and removing any clutter from all floors and surfaces.
Cleaning expert who offer detailed vacate cleaning Perth recommend going through every drawer and shelf and throwing out expired food items, worn-out recycling clothes, donating old toys, and selling old appliances and furniture.
You should take the trash out daily and recycle all its components, like plastic bags and toxic cleaning solutions, responsibly so that they do not need up in landfills.
3. Dust Your Surfaces
Next, one of the golden rules for home cleaning is to start by dusting all the surfaces in your house with a microfiber cloth to remove all harmful dust mites.
Move from left to right and top to bottom so you can trap and clean all the dust allergens.
You should wear a mask and gloves when dusting so that you do not inhale these dust particles.
It would be best if you also used a damp cloth on the end of a broom to dust and clean cobwebs in the corners of your home.
Clean Your Kitchen
According to reports, there are over 5.4 million cases of food-borne diseases like gastroenteritis in Australia every year. Therefore, it is necessary to clean your kitchen regularly so that you do not get harmful bacteria in your food which can cause foodborne illnesses and make you sick.
Wash and put your dishes away
Sweep the floor and spot-treat any mould or stains
Wipe the face of appliances
Wipe down stove tops and sinks
Replace dish sponges
Put new hand towels
Vacuum and mop your floors
Wash your trash can
Deep clean the kitchen sink and garbage disposal
Clean the microwave and fridge
Throw away any expired food
Clean Your Bathroom
Your bathroom is home to over 200 million bacteria per square inch; thus, bond cleaners in Perth recommend that you spot-clean and deep-clean your bathroom every few months.
Wash and mop the floor
Wipe and disinfect the sink and tub
Clean the shelves and cabinets
Vacuum and mop the floors
Deep clean your shower and tub
Remove hair from the drains
Wipe and clean mirrors
Clean the medicine cabinet and throw away old medicines
Disinfect your toothbrushes
Clean Your Bedroom
Make your bed
Put away any clothes and laundry items
Pick up and put any clutter away
Wash your pillowcases and sheets
Dust and vacuum
Vacuum under your bed
Organise your drawers
Wash your comforter
Clean and disinfect your mattress
Clean The Living Room
Sort and organise magazines and newspapers
Put away clutter
Clean glasses and mirrors
Wipe down the tables and chairs
Dust ceiling fans
Deep clean carpets
Wipe and disinfect doorknobs, handles and switches
It is a good idea to use natural cleaning solutions and tools when you are tidying room-by-room in your home with the above checklist. If you are using a disinfectant, make sure you leave it in the area for 5 minutes to kill all the germs and prevent them from returning.
Using the above checklist, you can keep your home neat and clean so that indoor air quality is free from allergens and dust particles. For deep cleaning your home, you can contact bond cleaning experts in Perth, who will remove dust from every hard-to-reach spot and remove tough stains.