Your Home’s Three-Month Maintenance Checkup
In active homes, there are “high-traffic” areas like bathroom floors and kitchen counters, that get weekly—or even daily—attention. However, what about those places that you don’t notice as much but are important for the overall upkeep of your home? It’s likely they belong on your quarterly maintenance list.
Quarterly Home Maintenance List
Having young children and pets means regular vacuuming to remove dirt and debris from carpets. With that much activity on your carpet, it’s important to deep clean as well. Renting a Big Green Deep Cleaning Machine® can help get rid of set-in spills, accidents and other messes deep down in your carpets. You can also choose to rent the accessory tool to use with the machine to give your area rugs a thorough cleaning.
The odor from spoiling food is easy to spot and remove from the refrigerator, however it’s easy to miss what that leaves behind. Wiping down the inside—as well as the area around the appliance—with paper towels and an all-purpose cleaner can help keep it fresh.
Why wouldn’t we give a quick clean to the place we throw our trash? Take a minute every few months once you’ve taken out your trash to freshen up the inside and outside of the bin, this can help prevent odor and food buildup; using a paper towel and all-purpose cleaner will do the trick!
The drains in your sink and shower see a lot. Go ahead and grab some paper towel and all-purpose cleaner. Then remove the cover and any debris and then using the cleaner and paper towel, clean around and just inside the drain.
Washing your bedding and pillow inserts can help get rid of any dust and dirt we bring to bed with us!
Including these items in your quarterly maintenance list can help your entire home feel clean and fresh!
Video: Quarterly Home Maintenance To-Do's
What about those places that you don’t notice as much but are important for the overall upkeep of your home? It’s likely they belong on your quarterly maintenance list.