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Essential Tools You Should Have For Detailed House Cleaning

Maintaining cleanliness is crucial to promoting a healthy home environment. Regular dusting, vacuuming, sweeping, and mopping keep dirt, allergens, and ailments at bay. However, housekeeping chores take a lot of time and energy.

Many working professionals find it difficult to manage cleaning tasks on a daily basis. But you can reduce your cleaning hours and maintain a tidy house by stocking up on essential tools and gadgets.

Vacuum cleaners, steam mops, scrubbing pads and smart cleaning devices are designed to make your life easier. With these tools, you can tackle stubborn stains, embedded dust, pet hair and allergies in a breeze.

So, here is a complete list of essential tools for a detailed house cleaning. Ensure you add the following supplies to your caddy and clean your abode like a pro.

1. Microfiber Cloths and Dusters: Dusting and Blotting Surfaces

These are sustainable, affordable, versatile and durable cleaning tools that every household must carry in their cleaning caddy. Use it dry or damp to remove dust, dirt and debris from hard surfaces like picture frames, blinds, walls, light fixtures, tabletops, etc.

You can also use a microfiber cloth to tackle spills and stains. It can remove excess moisture from upholstered surfaces and cloths. Blot the surface and remove stains from carpets, couches and rugs.

Telescopic Dusters to Clean Hard-to-Reach Spots

Ceiling fans, walls, wardrobes and cabinet tops are the most overlooked spots in a house. It is difficult to access these spots without a proper cleaning tool. That’s where a telescopic duster comes in. It is perfect for cleaning hidden spots.

The tool allows you to eliminate collected dirt, dust particles, cobwebs, and debris from ceiling walls, cupboard tops, window casings, and other hard-to-reach areas. The best part is that you don’t need to climb a stool or ladder for cleaning, hence preventing potential injuries.

Cleaning Sponges for Gentle Scrubbing

Do not forget these little yet super-useful cleaning tools. Sponges are great for dirty dishes, messy countertops, sinks, and other hard surfaces. They can remove dirt easily while absorbing liquid without spilling excess water.

However, it is good to invest in bamboo-based or other natural sponges to reduce plastic waste. This will protect our environment, including waterways, soil, and marine life.

Drill Scrub Brush for Mould, Mildew and Stubborn Stains

A drill scrub brush can save you a lot of time and energy when sprucing up your home. It can help remove stains, grime and grease from tiles, grout lines, floors, window sills, and other surfaces in a breeze.

You can include this revolutionary gadget in you caddy and perform a deep end of lease cleaning like a pro.

5. A High-Quality Vacuum Cleaner

House cleaning chores are difficult without a vacuum cleaner, which has become an essential tool for maintaining a clean and shiny abode. A vacuum cleaner with the right brush attachment can help you clean epoxy-painted floors, carpets, rugs, upholstery furniture and much more. You can get rid of dust, dirt, pet hair, and other loose debris in a breeze.

If you are buying it for the first time, consider the following types and pick the one as per your specific needs and budget:

Upright Vacuums are large devices with robust suction power. They are perfect for cleaning large carpets, corporate furniture, and floors.

  • Canister Vacuums: These come with canister units and can help you effectively remove embedded dust. Clean and empty the bin after every use.
  • Stick Vacuums: These are lightweight and cordless dusting equipment that is ideal for day-to-day cleaning. It can help you clean tight spaces with ease.
  • Robotic Vacuum Cleaners: These are the newest but smartest cleaning gadgets. It has motion sensors and navigation technology to detect dust on floors without human intervention. You don’t need to stay home to keep your floors clean when you have a robotic vacuum.

Tip: It is always good to use a vacuum cleaner with a HEPA filter, as it can easily remove 99.9 per cent of allergens.

6. Magic Erasers for Scuff Marks and Stains

This is another new-age and eco-friendly cleaning tool that works wonders in removing soap scum, paint and soap scum from almost all hard surfaces, including walls.

A magic eraser is made from melamine form. All you need to do is to wet the magic eraser and scrub the surface.

7. Steam Mops For Floor Cleaning

Steam mops allow you to minimise the use of harsh chemicals. It uses hot steam to clean the floors and banish germs. This tool is perfect for laminate floors, sealed woods, tiles and other delicate floorings.

Experts usually bring this tool for a professional end-of-lease cleaning to deliver sparkling results before the final rental inspection. They bring other necessary tools and gadgets to help you get your full bond back.

8. A Rubber Squeegee For Window and Glass Cleaning

You can keep your windows clean using this smart cleaning tool. First, remove stains from your windows and glass surface using vinegar solution. Gently scrub the surface with a sponge and run a rubber squeegee to remove excess water and moisture. It will leave the windows and glass surfaces streak-free.

9. Toilet Brush to Tackle Stains

This is a must-have tool for scrubbing stained toilet bowls and crannies. Pre-treat the surface with vinegar or hydrogen peroxide and scrub the toilet with a brush. The hard bristles allow you to remove stubborn brown stains, calcium deposits, and grime with ease.

Wrapping up

These are some of the most essential cleaning tools that will help you maintain a clean and shiny abode like a boss. You can include these tools in a moving caddy and transform your home into a sparkling space without wasting time and energy.

Hailey Brown

Hi, I'm Hailey Brown, a cleaning expert and blogger. I share practical cleaning tips and advice to help you tackle tough cleaning challenges and maintain a clean, organized home. Join me on my cleaning journey.

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