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Top Tips To Tackle Ceiling Cleaning Tasks

4/21/2022 (Permalink)

Do you remember when the last time you cleaned your ceilings was? They are often the most overlooked when it comes to the daily cleaning routine. As such, they are usually dirtier than other areas of your home. If you want to get cleaning with your ceilings, here are some tips to help you kickstart your ceiling cleaning project!

Work from Top to Bottom

You should always start the cleaning right at the ceiling and then work your way down towards the floor. That way, you’ll be able to pick up any debris or dust that has fallen loose from the ceilings.

Don’t Overextend Your Reach When Using A Ladder or Step Stool

Always make sure your ladder is properly secured; ensure you have someone around to act as a spotter, to help hold onto your ladder as you are cleaning at heights.

Clean With Daylight

Perform your cleaning during the day so that you’ll be able to properly see any dirt or dust accumulated on the ceiling. You don’t want to end up doing the same job twice if you haven’t cleaned it properly the first time.

Use The Right Tools for The Job

Since your reach could be limited, extend it by using a long duster or with a vacuum attachment. Use a clean microfiber cloth, mixed with a reliable cleaning solution to achieve the best results.

Take Care to Protect Your Furniture

Before cleaning, you should pull any furniture underneath a few feet away in case any dust or drops of water land on them. You can also cover them with a tarp or dry cloths.

Schedule Regular Cleaning of Your Ceiling in The Future

Whilst engaging in deep cleaning of your ceiling is useful to keep your house clean once in a while, you should try to clean it more frequently to keep your rooms feeling inviting and refreshing. To clean any of your light fixtures or ceiling fans, regularly clean the blades with a good reliable microfiber cloth or a duster. Remove any of the grime or dust on the light fixtures as well.

Unsightly cobwebs and dust can accumulate very quickly, especially in the corners of your ceiling. You can easily remove them by using a long extendable duster or a vacuum attachment.

If your ceiling has crown molding and trims, dust may build up in the small details and along the edges of the trims. You can wipe them using a clean cloth together with a trusted cleaning solution. If you can’t reach the finer, intricate details, you can use an unwanted toothbrush to clean them instead.

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We are an award-winning company with a team of highly experienced experts, equipped with the required advanced techniques to solve any of your problems. Do consider our ceiling, floor and wall cleaning services at SERVPRO of Lower Manhattan/Financial District if you face any difficulties or problems with cleaning your homes. We also perform air duct and HVAC cleaning as your heating or air conditioning systems can distribute the contaminants, that have accumulated in the ceilings or walls of your home, throughout your property.

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