Keeping your house clean can be a pain, especially when you’ve got lots of furniture that needs cleaning in separate ways. Sofa’s and chairs need a different type of cleaning to wooden furniture or your carpet. Here we have some great ways to keep different types of furniture spotless. The effects of your spring clean have likely well worn off so why not try these new tips to clean your home.
Keep your Upholstery Looking Clean
You’d be surprised by what you need to do and how easy it can be to keep your upholstery looking good. All you need to do is invest in a good vacuum. Hoover it once a week and you’ll keep the dust off. Make sure you keep fluffing the pillows so they don’t become too sunkun and also flip them to keep any springs even. It may also be worth purchasing stain protection from your retailer, especially if you have kids. This even applies to leather lounge suites, because although leather is easier to clean it can still stain.The quality matters too, if you purchase a cheap sofa or lounge suite it won’t last as long as a quality one. You can view a range of different suites at Roth Newton.
Give Your Wood Furniture The Care It Deserves
Firstly as a preventative measure keep your furniture out of the sun. It will cook fine finishes, fading them over time and it will dry out and shrink the wood, which will cause cracks ruining even the most expensive of wood. The same applies to placing it near fires or radiators. You can clean the finish by using a small amount of water and gently rubbing at the wood but be careful not to totally soak it. After this use a soft wood paste to clean the actual wood, or for a quick fix you can use the appropriate colour shoe polish on scratches and chips to fill them in. There are many ways to care for wooden furniture, but to keep them looking in top condition you need to give them a good buff and polish at least once a year.
Use These Key Tricks To Get Your Dusting Right
Dusting is a tedious old task but you can make it much easier by using these tricks. Use fabric softening liquid on your TV screen to eliminate the static dusk attraction. This will save you more work on a week to week basis. You can do the same when cleaning venetian blinds, it’ll repel dust and stop it clinging to hard to reach places. You can also use wet wipes to pick up dust instead of a dust cloth, by using this technique you can ensure the dust is picked up and it also wipes down your surfaces nicely.
Keep Your Appliances Sparkling
There are countless tips and tricks for cleaning your appliances but here we’ll go over the most basic and easy. The power of lemon and lemon juice cannot be understated, it blasts through the toughest of grease and grime leaving you with sparkling appliances, it’s especially useful when cleaning your microwave. To clean your stainless steel appliances like cookers and fridges you need to use a microfiber cloth, rub a detergent solution onto the marks in small sections and go with the grain. It’ll take some hard work, but it can get the toughest of stains out and it will leave your kitchen gleaming.