Margaret McMullin is a housekeeping tutor, ensuring people have the skills they need to clean to the best of their abilities. In an interview with the Guardian, she revealed her tips and tricks for keeping places spic and span…
It’s a nice feeling to get into a freshly-laundered bed. To make the experience even better, iron your sheets. Hospital corners will stop the sheets moving while you sleep. This YouTube tutorial shows you how to create the perfect hospital corner.
Want soft, fluffy towels? Easy when you know how… Towels harden thanks to washing powder and fabric softeners leaving behind mineral deposits that are then ‘baked-in’ as the towels dry. Wash your towels in laundry liquid, not powder, and take them out of the dryer or off the washing line before they are bone dry.
Every home should keep white vinegar at hand for cleaning jobs. It will take watermarks off shower screams and de-crust taps. Soak a cotton cloth in the vinegar to use.
If you want to check if a feather pillow needs replacing, you should balance it on your hand. If it droops too much, it is time to replace it. The best replacements are goose feather versions.
Think of cleaning as a work-out. It’s far cheaper than a gym membership, and it produces results that benefit you instantly!
Regularly clearing up clutter will make you feel much better.
One piece of advice Margaret offers that definitely chimes with us at Maid Service Vienna is that cleaning is time-consuming, so everyone in the household should be responsible for different jobs, or their own space. Babies and tiny children are off the hook, but teach your kids responsibility by getting them to tidy up their rooms or area from a young age.
Here at Budget Maids we provide cleaning services in Arlington, a Maid Service Vienna or cleaning services in Falls Church and surrounds, cleaning services in Olney and Oakton and more. Why not give us a call today and discover how beautiful a professionally cleaned house is?
Picture thanks to Petr Kratochvil on PublicPicturesNet.