We’re working our way through cleaning your home, and today’s focus is on the living room! Keeping your home clean is more important than ever to help keep your family safe, and the additional time to begins spring cleaning doesn’t hurt either!
Your living room likely sees a lot of foot traffic from your family. Similar to our recommendations for cleaning your bathroom & kitchen, we always recommend starting from the top down in order to not re-dirty something you’ve already spent the time cleaning! To begin, be sure your living room is decluttered and any items that don’t belong in the living room are removed & put away. Once the room is decluttered you will want to begin with the walls & all they hold. To clean your walls you will need,
Now that you have your supplies you’re ready to go!
Next, you will want to clean your fireplace & mantle if you have one! Be sure if you have used your fireplace recently you have given it time to cool before coming into contact with it. We recommend to hire a professional for cleaning inside your fireplace, chimney, and glass. To clean the fireplace & mantle you will need,
Now that you have all of your supplies,
Once your fireplace is clean, move on to your hard surface furniture including coffee tables, bookshelf, end tables, etc & your television To clean your furniture pieces all you will need is,
Be sure to double confirm the finish on your furniture will not be affected by your furniture polish. If you have any table lamps these can also be polished with furniture polish!
Next you will want to clean your couch and any armchairs (this includes any throw pillows or blankets you may have). To clean your upholstered furniture you’ll need,
Now that you have your supplies start with the couch! Toss any throw blankets that are machine washable into the laundry to clean.
And finally you will want to clean your floors & rugs. Your cleaning materials for your floor will depend on whether you have carpet or a hard surface. For floors & rugs you will need,
Now that you your supplies,