The beginning of fall is time to clean up those high traffic areas of your living space. The indoor-outdoor traffic has likely brought in unwanted dust, dirt, and other particulates. Consider performing the following tasks when you set out on your fall cleaning:fall cleaning tips
-Dry cleaning fall and winter clothing
-Cleaning out fridges and kitchen storage
-Washing down doors, windows, frames, walls, and baseboards
-Washing tile floors using a mop and a solution of hot water and soap
-Cleaning carpeted floors and rugs with a steamer or carpet cleaner
There are some additional tasks that should be performed or considered with regards to a fall cleaning routine. Should you use your chimney during the fall or winter, consider hiring a professional sweep to clean it out for use. Be sure to check all smoke and carbon monoxide detectors as a necessary precaution before using the chimney.
Cleaning out eaves, gutters, and downspouts outside can improve drainage and reduce the risks of water and ice damage during the wetter months.