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Move-In Cleaning: What Should You Clean Before Move-In?

Few things are worse than moving into a new home only to find it dusty and dirty. In a perfect world, a new-construction home or new-to-you house would be clean and ready for you to take possession of the property. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.

Whether you’re a new homeowner or a renter, keep reading to learn what you should clean before you move into your new space, and how professional move-in cleaning services can help with those critical deep-cleaning tasks.

What You Should Clean Before You Move In

While you may want to schedule a deep cleaning from the pros, there are certain surface-level cleaning tasks you can handle yourself before the big move.

These include:

  • Sweeping up any dust and debris on floors using a broom on hard surfaces and running a vacuum on carpets.
  • Wiping down walls and other surfaces with a disinfecting solution.
  • Removing scuffs and marks with an eraser sponge.
  • Sanitizing the bathtub, shower, sinks, and toilets.
  • Dusting light fixtures and ceiling fans.
  • Cleaning any kitchen appliances or large appliances like a washer or dryer.
  • Replacing the furnace air filter.

Expert Move-In Cleaning Services: Deep Cleaning From the Pros

When it comes to deep-cleaning projects, you can save time and energy by turning to a seasoned residential cleaning professional.

Here are the move-in cleaning services you should schedule with a professional before taking possession of your new space:

  • Steam carpet cleaning

Professional carpet cleaning will preserve the longevity of your carpet and improve your new home’s indoor air quality. This is especially important for “new to you” homes. Be sure to request overspray protection to ensure your newly cleaned carpets stay clean in the months to come.

Dirty grout makes an entire space look unclean. Grout cleaning can bring new life to any room with tile including kitchens, bathrooms, and foyers. With effective grout cleaning, you get a spotless space that looks and feels fresh.

Don’t let construction mess or the previous resident’s dirt, dust, and dander circulate through your home’s heating and cooling system and the air you breathe. With professional air duct cleaning, your household will be breathing clean air from day one.

  • Upholstery Cleaning

Bringing your existing furniture to your new home? Start on a clean foot! Have your upholstery professionally cleaned.

Did the previous tenants leave a situation behind? From lingering cooking or pet odors to cigarette or chimney smoke, choose a professional service to help you remediate the smell before you unpack your bags.

Choose Rainbow Restoration for Experienced Move-In Cleaning Services

You can count on the experts at your local Rainbow Restoration to handle all of your deep-cleaning services to get your home move-in ready. With our experienced team on the job, you can start with a clean, fresh slate on move-in day. Call to speak to one of our friendly team members or request an appointment online now to schedule move-in cleaning services.

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