Get Your Home Move-In Ready

Get Your Home Move-In Ready

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You’ve just bought a new home—congratulations! Now it’s time to get it clean and ready
for move-in day. Here are some tips from Balance Real Estate Group on how to make
sure your new home is fresh and free of allergens, pollutants, and other unwanted

Make a Cleaning “To Do” List

First things first: give everything a good wipe-down. This includes all surfaces—walls,
floors, ceilings, windows, doors, cabinets, countertops, appliances—you name it. A clean
home is a fresh start for you and your family. Pay special attention to areas where dust
and pollen can accumulate, like window sills and ledges, air vents, blinds, and curtains.

These areas can be magnets for allergens, so it’s important to keep them clean.
Don’t forget about your floors! Vacuum regularly and mop often, using cleaners
designed to trap dust and pollen. Medical News Today suggests keeping kitchens and
bathrooms clean and free of mould and mildew. These areas are prone to moisture, so be
sure to keep them well-ventilated and wipe down surfaces often.

Last but not least: don’t forget the outside of your new home. Sweep the porch, wash the
windows, trim the bushes—first impressions count! By following these tips, you’ll be
sure to have a clean and fresh start in your new home.

Safety Measures You Can Take While Cleaning

Be sure to wear a mask while you’re cleaning. A mask can prevent you from inhaling
dust, pollen, and other debris while cleaning. What’s more, open the windows while
you’re cleaning to let in some fresh air. This will help to circulate the air and keep your
home feeling clean and refreshed.

Also, consider adding a range hood to vent grease, smoke, and odors from your kitchen
to keep the air cleaner in the home.

Use Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

Whenever possible, use eco-friendly cleaning products. These products are gentle on
the environment and won’t introduce harsh chemicals into your home. Plus, traditional
cleaning products can cause indoor air pollution, which can be harmful to your health.
So, it’s a good idea to switch to eco-friendly products whenever possible.

You can find eco-friendly cleaning products at most supermarkets and home goods
stores. Or, you can make your own cleaning solutions using natural ingredients like
vinegar, baking soda, and essential oils. The Good Trade notes that by using eco-friendly
cleaning products, you’ll be doing your part to protect the environment and keep your
family safe from harmful chemicals.

Additional Safety Measures

In addition to wearing a mask, there are a few other things you can do to stay safe while
cleaning your new home:

Use gloves when cleaning. This will protect your hands from harsh chemicals and
● Avoid using cleaning products that contain harmful chemicals. Look for natural,
eco-friendly options instead.
● If possible, work in well-ventilated areas to avoid inhaling fumes from cleaners
and other chemicals.
● Take breaks often to rest and recharge. Cleaning can be physically and mentally
taxing, so it’s important to take breaks as needed.
● Have someone else help you with the cleaning if possible. Two people can get the
job done faster and easier than one person working alone.

By following these safety tips, you can stay safe and healthy while cleaning your new

Is Your Home Ready for You?

Now that you know how to clean your new home, it’s time to get started! These tips will
help you get the job done quickly and efficiently, so you can enjoy your new home
worry-free. With a little bit of elbow grease, your new home will be sparkling clean and
ready for move-in day in no time!

Are you still looking for the perfect place to call home? Contact Balance Real Estate Group!

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