When it comes to vacuuming the home, people are divided into two groups – those who attend to every corner of the room and those who do a quick back-and-forth cleaning and are done. If you follow these steps, you can trust that your entire household will remain free from a speck of dust. You will be able to eat off the ground in your home.
- Bottom of shoe cabinet
Shoes bring the most dirt into the home. Once you put them in the shoe cabinet, dirt and dust will settle in it. So vacuum your shoe cabinet more often, it’s definitely needed.
The bed is a place where lots of tiny creatures like to congregate, feasting on the particles of dead skin cells you leave behind in your bed. In the mattress you may find:
You may not see them at first glance, but trust me, they’re there. As a rule, we strip the sheets, wash them and think we’re done. But that’s not enough. You need to vacuum the mattress thoroughly on both sides.
- Baskets and dusters
Sometimes you need to clean the tools that help you to have a clean home too. Dusters and brooms come into contact with dust most often, so they need to be vacuumed as well. You don’t have to pay attention to them every time you vacuum, but you might want to clean them from time to time. An added bonus is that when you clean up dust, you won’t spread it further around the apartment.
- Ventilation grille
Ventilation grilles are very important for bringing clean air into your home. They are especially indispensable in the bathroom. However, due to the airflow, these grilles are often clogged with dust, so they need to be vacuumed regularly to ensure a really clean air exchange.
- TV or PC speakers
Do you have a beautiful sound system next to your computer or TV? Even these devices need a refresh from time to time. If you dust them off occasionally with a vacuum cleaner, they’ll retain their good sound and last longer.
- Laptop or computer keyboard
We’re not going to lie to ourselves, we all have a little snack at the computer every now and then. Therefore, a lot of dust and crumbs can accumulate in the deeper grooves of the keyboard. The best way to remove them is with a vacuum cleaner.
It may sound strange, but it doesn’t hurt to vacuum the fridge a few times either. Small cracks can keep dust and other debris out. Vacuuming your fridge every day will ensure that you keep your food stored in a clean environment. A clean fridge also uses less energy.
- Sills and frames
Parapets are often a popular place for pets, flowers and various decorations. These all contribute to window sills being dusty and collecting hair and pet hair. It is best to use a vacuum cleaner to clean them.
- Sounds and cabinets
Drawers are real dust catchers. If you want to keep your things clean, from cutlery to socks, you need to vacuum the drawers regularly. Plus, it’s a good opportunity to sort through the contents of the cupboards every now and then.
Use the extractor for curtains and drapes as well. They are great dust-catchers, so you need to think about them whenever you do major cleaning.