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End of tenancy cleaning: mud on the carpet, what now?

You are just about to move out at the end of the month and you started thinking about the whole end of tenancy cleaning thing, because you know that the inspection will eventually happen and that your lovely landlordEnd of tenancy cleaning will arrive with some lists here and not only a cleaning one, but an inventory one as well. Ok, first you thought that investigating the situation at home will be a nice idea and you started packing and rearranging the furniture so that you can clean better absolutely every place. And then something unexpected came out. You were just moving the lovely table at the entryway when you saw a massive mud stain there. Well, you cannot really remember when this disaster happened, but what you surely remember is that one of the after tenancy cleaning requirements includes the carpets. Therefore you called one of the best professional London’s cleaners, which has wonderful reputation and whose service you have used more than once, and they gave you this advice.

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Vacuum and dry clean 

Well, these mud stains leave some dirt not only deep in the carpet, but on the surface as well. So start with vacuum-cleaning and make sure that you will remove as much as possible because that will facilitate the clean-up thereafter.

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The perfect autumn cleaning

It sounds tiring and time-consuming and you believe that it is something like the big brother of the spring cleaning and as you are not a keen lover of this one, you tend to believe that you will secretly hate the fall clean-up as well. The ugly truth is that the main reason this cleaning might be worse than the spring one is that the initial enthusiasm you certainly have, that same enthusiasm that makes you jump and smile, thinking about the warm weather,pot-435909_1280 the upcoming summer, the bunch of outside activities that remained forgotten for so long, is gone, there is no enthusiasm in the fall and only tons of labels and ads with slogans “back to work” and “back to school”. The hope is dying, the Christmas and any kind of winter vacations and holidays – too far away and what you should do now is simply face the reality.
However, the truth is that the cleaning is not only dust and stain removal, it is not only windows washing and polishing, it could be much more fun, it could be much more effective and it could bring you splendid results, results that will convince you it was all worth it. The efforts were not pointless and the time was well-spent.

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Organize, declutter, arrange

We talk about cleaning and home maintenance, but we forget about these and about their significant meaning as well. The truth is that you cannot have a clean home, unless you have an organized one first. And if you have done some sorting out and decluttering in the spring, don’t be deluded and admit that there are plenty of things you have gathered ever since, things you obviously don’t need, but you keep for some unknown, too often sentimental and absolutely mindless reasons.

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Black or white bathroom: which one is easier to stay clean?

No matter if you are on a housing tour, looking for an apartment to rent, or you are house hunting, searching the home of your dreams, if you have the needed experience, if you have moved in and out several times and have lived in different places through the years, you are most probably paying attention to the details, because in the end they bathroom-690774_1280are what indeed matters. So you are visiting different houses and you are not interested in how the bedrooms or the living room looks like, you think of how you could maintain this home and how much time you will have to spend. And in this same train of thoughts you go to the bathroom where the eternal question is: black or white is better?

The black one

This is so damn beautiful and impressive, but indeed the cleaning disaster itself. No matter how much time you spend on your knees polishing the tiles and trying to remove the hard water stains, they will be still there and the worst part is that they will be too visible and too annoying for you. The soap, shampoo, shower gel, etc. stains could be hardly removed as well and this makes the whole situation a total nightmare.

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Hiring cleaning professionals was one of the best decisions in my life

Every time I was about to perform a spring or a fall cleaning, or an end of tenancy one, I was more than nervous. I had to spend so much time and energy, I had to buy different detergents and cleaning products, which then turned out to be totally inefficient, lego-568039_1280I had to find the cleaning tools which were somewhere at home only to understand that they were too old and they could not help me at all, I had to gather some friends when I wanted to cope with this whole thing in less time and I had to take a look at some techniques and during the after tenancy cleaning I had to even take into consideration several checklists. And oh God, all this made me more than unhappy and my whole lifestyle even tenser.

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Summer at home

Summer scents

summer-still-life-785231_1280Ok, we all like this idea, but unfortunately not all of us have that garden, so why don’t you bring the summer indoors. The summer scents are vital and powerful, every time you close your eyes and you smell the lavender or the sage that remind you of the last summer, you get nostalgic in a good way and instantly go there in your mind, in your memories. And I am sure that your past summers have collected so many scents you can somehow find in the city and bring near to your heart.

The plants

It could be normal indoor plants or freshly cut flowers – the effect is slightly the same. Your home is livelier and more summery, because the flowers remind you of the magnolias in Greece and tulips in Amsterdam. They are easy to find, not so hard to look after and a precious decoration.

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