8 Winter Cleaning Tips For Your Home

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Winter is coming which means it’s time to slip on your cleaning gloves and get your home clean and cozy!

With most of us now working from home, giving our house a deep-cleaning is even more crucial, and what better time to start than now? You’ll be happy you did it once the temperatures dip!

Here are 8 winter cleaning tips for a fresh winter abode

1. Clutter

Before kicking off your cleaning frenzy, get rid of the clutter that’s taking unnecessary space in your home. Go room by room and pick out items you don’t anticipate using.

You can donate or sell items that are still in good condition and hire a reputable junk removal company to haul away the junk.

2. Rugs and Carpets

Cleaning your carpets and rugs is essential since you’ll be cooped up in the house for longer. Take them out and give them a good shake to remove dust and dog hair. If you choose to deep clean it, you can blow-dry the carpet to speed up the drying time.

3. Radiators

Did you know that dust trapped in the radiator can reduce heating power by up to 30 percent? 

Having clean radiators will ensure that you’re warm through the winter and save money on your energy bills. 

Wipe it down with a vinegar-based cleaner and it will be as good as new!

4. Windows

Dirty windows will block natural light and add to the winter blues.

To avoid this, clean up the interiors and exteriors of your windows until they’re spotless. While you’re at it, clean the curtains which can hold a significant amount of dust and allergens.

5. Beddings

Cozy nights are better in clean beddings! Before dressing your bed for the winter, remove the mattress protector, duvet, sheets, pillowcases and give them a proper cleaning in hot water. Don’t forget to flip the mattress!

6. Gutter

Gutters caked with debris can create blockages that can damage your roof and cause leakages. Save yourself the stress, and use a rake or broom to sweep the dirt away. If it’s too much trouble, hire a gutter cleaner to get the job done.

7. Fireplace

If you're lucky enough to have a home with a fireplace, you'll want it ready for winter. Clear out the ashes and any creosote buildup on the walls.

8. Smoke Detectors

For your safety, clean the grille on each smoke alarm or carbon monoxide detector in your home. Afterward, test to make sure they’re working properly.

Professional Junk Removal Services in Massachusetts

If you want to clear out the junk before winter, Green Team Junk Removal will be happy to assist you. Operating in Central Massachusetts, we offer professional and eco-friendly junk removal services in Worcester and Boston areas.

Call us at (508) 361-0519 or fill out a contact form today!