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Deep Clean Your Milford Apartment before the Holidays Hit

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With the winter holidays just around the corner, this month is a good time to shake off the dust and clean up your apartment by removing clutter and deep cleaning everything. In this week’s The Groves at Milford Blog, we’ll share with you some tips to help get you started on cleaning your Milford, MA apartment in preparation for the holidays.

Before you begin cleaning, however, you’ll want to get the right cleaning supplies. In addition to a broom and paper towels, grab an all-purpose cleaning spray, garbage bags, glass cleaner, vacuum, duster, and a few bins (empty laundry baskets are also a great substitute).

Next tip: a little technique called the “walk through.” Simply walk through different rooms of your home, with a box or bag in hand for any garbage. You’ll get a really good read on each room and what shape they’re in. At the same time, you’re picking up trash so it is, in turn, getting cleaner. Take note of burned out light bulbs, windows that need to be cleaned, beds to be made, etc.

If impromptu cleaning works for you, that’s great! But oftentimes we get overwhelmed by all the chores we have to do and sidetracked by other regular and unexpected tasks that creep into the day. So take some time right now to map out your cleaning schedule according to what you want to do and how long you think it normally takes you to get through each task. Even though it’s fall, this spring-cleaning list, The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist from I Dream of Clean, categorizes everything for you by rooms. It is a good idea to make a list first so you don’t miss anything when you start cleaning.

Include going through your holiday decorations as part of your cleaning. Repair or toss broken items, give away or donate decorations you no longer use, determine whether or not you need to replenish gift-wrapping supplies, and check the holiday lights to see if you will need to replace any. Doing this now means you will be all set when it’s time to create a holiday mood in your apartment.

Take advantage of the extra storage we have available here at The Groves at Milford —it’s just one of the amenities we offer to members of our apartment community. How do you get through deep cleaning with ease? Share any cleaning tips and hacks you have with the rest of the apartment community by leaving a comment below. Thanks for reading! We hope these ideas help.