Cleaning the Spots Many People Miss

June 16, 2021

It’s important to give your home a thorough cleaning from time to time, or hire a cleaning service to do it for you. This will help prevent dirt buildup, allergens and pests. For the most part, though, many people miss cleaning several important areas of their home. These areas could include air vents, ceiling fans, window blinds and more.

While it may not seem like a big deal to clean every little area of your home, doing so could help prevent allergies and other health issues. Read on to learn about the common places many people forget to clean:

  • Air vents: Don’t ever skimp on cleaning your air vents. They help circulate the air throughout your home and should be kept as clean as possible. When dirty, your air vents will blow dust and other debris through your air. This isn’t good for anyone’s health, especially those who suffer from allergies or respiratory issues. Keeping your air vents clean may also help lower the energy bill, as your HVAC system won’t have to work as hard. Cleaning your air vents is easy—you just need to use a damp rag to wipe dust, dirt and other debris from the outside of the vent. It’s good to clean your vents at least once every few months.
  • Blinds: Your blinds will collect dust and dirt over time. If you don’t clean your blinds often, this layer of dust can become unmanageable. Be sure to wipe down each section of your blinds from time to time.
  • Ceiling fans: Like blinds, ceiling fans can easily collect dust. You don’t want to turn on your ceiling fan and end up sending dust flying throughout the room. Be sure to use a damp rag to clean each individual blade of your ceiling fan. You could also use a dust collecting brush with an extender to reach your ceiling fans. To get a better clean, though, it’s best to wipe down your fans by hand. If you’re considering a fan brush that collects dust, be sure to do plenty of research. You don’t want to end up spending money on a product that doesn’t work as advertised.
  • Doors: People will sometimes clean the exterior of their doors, but often forget about the interior. These doors can collect dirt and experience damage over time if not properly maintained. Avoid cracks and damage by taking it easy on your doors. Don’t slam them, and avoid accidentally hitting them with heavy objects. If you notice scuffs or scratches on one of your interior doors, take care of them as soon as possible. Get some paint and give your doors a fresh coat.

Cleaning an entire home is often exhausting and time consuming. When you’re short on time or energy, it’s best to hire a professional cleaning service. A home cleaning service will get into those hard-to-reach places and will clean areas you’d forgotten about. Professional cleaning companies also use high-quality equipment and cleaning materials.

For top-quality home cleaning services at fair prices, contact Scrubs Home Cleaning. We offer routine cleaning, deep cleaning and a full range of services for homeowners.

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