Move-out deep cleaning tips for your home

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Whether you are moving away from a rented apartment or a freshly-sold residential unit, it is common courtesy to make sure the place has been completely cleaned before you go.

Otherwise, you might also violate a certain clause of your contract, since most leases state that you must leave your unit in the same condition it was when you first arrived.

Any damage left on the premises might cause additional charges, or even a lawsuit if you’re trying to resell your house at a condition that is different from what was initially agreed on.

Some people prefer hiring professional cleaning services to make sure that the house is thoroughly cleaned and ready for occupancy again.

However, professional cleaners often come at a hefty price, and spending additional money on something you can do yourself might not be the best idea if you’re getting ready to move to another place. After all, moving in usually comes with a new set of expenses as well.

Prepare your Cleaning Tools

It is highly recommended to finish packing first before starting on your move-out deep clean, but make sure you don’t pack your cleaning supplies as well.

This mistake will cost you some time when you’re finally in the mood to clean up, so avoid it by setting your cleaning materials aside and labeling them properly as you pack the rest of your belongings.

Try to prepare microfiber towels to clean surfaces instead of using wiping cloths or paper towels, as they are easier to clean and better-suited for several types of surface.

Additionally, microfiber towels can lessen allergens, which bodes well for the next resident of the unit.

To make sure that every part of your house is cleaned back to pristine condition, we suggest making a house-cleaning checklist for every room. The checklist will serve as a guide to keep your cleaning organized and systematic.

Make Sure to Declutter Before Starting

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