Archive for October, 2013
One of the most important accessories that play a very important role in the overall décor of your interiors is the curtains of your doors and windows. Curtains behold a vital role to give your house an aesthetic sense. These does not only protect your privacy from outsiders but also conveys the tastes of the dwellers. You should make it a point that your curtains should never look ordinary. Though even if you choose expensive curtains for your house they give out a very ordinary look if they are not cleaned and maintained well .
Nowadays both heavy and light fabrics are used to make the curtains and the basic way by which you can keep your curtains is by cleaning and maintaining the fabrics well. In case of light fabric curtains, it is very easy to keep them clean because most of the time, only a shake in it is enough. Moreover, curtains can be kept clean by vacuuming it on a regular basis.
A weekly cleaning is essential for your linen or cotton curtains. You can run it in the washing machine once a week and dry it in a shady area where direct sun rays will not affect the colors of the curtains. It is advisable to take them away from the sun instantly after they are dried so that the beauty of the colors is maintained.
There are some materials of the curtain which need a dry cleaning periodically. But for many of you, dry cleaning can be an expensive task and thus an alternative can be opted for. A gentle shake to the curtains can remove the dirt that is stuck into it or vacuum cleaners can serve the purpose. Cloth streamers can be run through the curtains which will kill the germs on it.
If a lint brush is used regularly to wipe away the dirt from the curtains, hassles of cleaning them every alternative day can be avoided. Vacuuming the curtains from both sides will undoubtedly offer your interiors a decent look.
Keeping is bathroom clean to maintain health and hygiene is of extreme importance and therefore it is very important that you clean your bathroom thoroughly at least once a week. There are five areas of a bathroom that requires meticulous and regular cleaning and those areas include the bathroom floor, the sink, the counters, the toilet and the shower or bath. Apart for the weekly heavy duty cleaning, you are advised to use normal bathroom cleaning products daily to ensure the cleanliness of your bathroom and this will also make sure that it is sanitary at all times.
One of the regular tasks that form an integral part of cleaning the bathroom is cleaning hair, dust and dirt from the cracks of the floor. You have to make sure that you perform this task at least once, preferably twice, everyday. Hair combined with dust and dirt creates a mess and with the addition of water, the bathroom floor turns into nasty grime. To get rid of hair, dust and dirt from the bathroom floor you will have to use good quality bleach. For areas that are difficult to reach, you can use a scrubbing brush. After cleaning, you should mop the floor. To keep your bathroom floor cleaner for a longer time, you can use rugs and mats.
Counter tops and sinks are seats of bacteria and dirt and it is very important that you clean them regularly. You must clean the bowl of your sink at least once every week with the help of good bleach. Also you must use disinfectant wipes daily to clean the sinks and counters. While cleaning the sinks and counters, make sure that you clean the mirrors as well. Cleaning the toilet bowl is the most important and difficult job and you need heavy duty bleach and good scrubber for it.