Hints And Tips For Moving Out Cleaning
21 November 2014
Moving out of your accommodation is a stressful time for all involved. There are plenty of things that you need to take of, including the rather unglamorous job of cleaning. However if you make sure you are prepared and know what you’re doing, the cleaning process really doesn’t have to be that difficult. Apart from the obvious tasks, such as vacuuming and dusting, it’s a good idea to consult with your landlord to see if there are any additions requirements that they are expecting from you, because after all, you want to do everything you can to make sure you get your deposit back in your pocket. • Start cleaning as close as possible to the date of your final inventory check, which will leave you with less time to make any additional mess once the cleaning jobs have been completed. It’s your responsibility to take care of any damages, so before you start cleaning, just take a walk around your rooms to see if there’s anything that your need to sort out. • Steam cleaning; a steam cleaner can make your cleaning jobs a whole lot easier and can clean a variety of surface, working great on your carpets and rugs, wooden flooring, and even blinds and curtains if need be!• Get all of your curtains, wall hangings, upholstery and sofa coverings in the wash as soon as possible. This will give them a fantastic clean and remove any dirt and dust lodged deep within the material. Washing may also remove any stubborn spots and stains, but be sure to check the labels to ensure that the materials are washing machine proof. • Create a list before you begin; this will ensure that you take a systematic approach to cleaning and don’t just run around doing whatever you fancy. A list will also ensure that you don’t leave any important cleaning jobs out and spend a sufficient amount of time and effort on each and every one. As you go through the list, don’t forget to cross them off, and as the list gets smaller you will find the cleaning jobs getting easier and easier. In addition to the obvious cleaning tasks, ask your landlord if there is anything else that needs to be done and take photos or get them signed off once they have been completed. This may seem a little bit excessive, but it will show your landlord that you care and will ensure that they don’t have a reason to withhold your deposit.• If you’re busy with work commitments and the stresses of daily life then why not consider getting some cleaners in to do the work for you? Look around for the best offers first or call some local cleaning companies so that you can describe your situation to them. Based on what you tell them, most cleaning agencies will give you a free no obligation assessment and price quote, after which you can make the decision to either stick or twist with another cleaning company. Once you have hired their cleaning services, agree on a time a date and let their team of professional cleaners do all the work for you. Since they are doing your moving out cleaning jobs for you, make sure that you give them a fully detailed task list and check that they have completed all their work to the very highest standards. Keep all documents that are exchanged between you and your cleaners so that you can have them at hand in the case of any disputes or disagreements with your landlord.
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