It’s that time of year again. When you feel the need to clean your entire house from top to bottom. When your safe haven feels stuffy and uncomfortable, it’s time to clean shop and make it feel like new. Check out some of our tips on how to remove dust, debris and other dirty messes from every room in your home.
Cleaning the Kitchen | How to Remove Dust From Your Kitchen
Stainless Steel Appliances:
Easily clean your stainless steel appliances by using wax based aerosol spray once or twice a week.
Once a week shake baking soda on a damp sponge and wipe around the machine’s edges.
Get rid of odors by dropping in a cut-up lemon, salt, and a few ice cubes. Then run the disposal.
LifeHack: Start on the right side of your stove and then move clockwise around the room. The Stove is typically the dirtiest place in the kitchen. Start there and nip the germs in the bud.
Freshening up the Bedroom | How to Remove Dust From Your Bedroom
Mix one cup baking soda and some essential oil. Sprinkle this mixture on your mattress and let sit for an hour. Then vacuum it up. It will smell fresh and be mighty clean.
DIY air freshener:
Vinegar is almighty! Mix equal parts vinegar and water in spray bottle. Spray on stain and let it soak. Then dab up.
Disinfecting the Bathroom | How to Remove Dust From Your Bedroom
Use half a lemon to get water stains off of your appliances.
Drop two tablets of Alka-seltzer in your toilet bowl. Let these guys fizz for fifteen minutes, then scrub around the bowl and flush.
can clean soap scum from glass shower doors.
Picking Up Around the House
Put a pillowcase on the blade and slowly pull it off. The dust will stay contained in the pillowcase and your fan will be clean.
Use turtle wax to make your faucets shine.
Use a water and vinegar solution. Mix water and vinegar in a bucket or a spray bottle, whichever you prefer. Drench the stain in the solution and then put a hot iron on the affected area, the heat and steam from the iron will lift the stain.
Cleaning Your AC System
Replace your air filters once a month.
Vacuum the filter. You can do this with any vacuum attachment that gets the job done.
Wash your filter: Fill a bucket with equal amounts of water and vinegar. Completely submerge the air filters. They can be submerged from 1-5 hours depending on how dirty they are.
Remove debris and dirt and cut back vegetation from components outside, such as the condenser and compressor unit.
Clean your condenser: This is a step by step process that provides you with an in-depth clean. Goal: Clean the condenser fins. They are metallic blades that surround the unit. They get dirty because they suck in dust and particle from outside and give you clean air inside.
- Turn off the power. Turn off power at the outdoor shutoff
- Vacuum away debris such as grass clippings, leaves, and other debris from the exterior fins with a brush attachment. Clear away all brushes, weeds, and grass. All debris should be brushed away at least 2 ft from the condenser
- Remove the fan. Unscrew the top grille. Lift the fan out and pull out any debris, such as leaves and wipe the interior surfaces clean with a damp cloth.
- Spray the fins from the inside spraying outward with a hose and nozzle. After this reinstall the fan.
- Restart the power and set the thermostat to cool. You just cleaned your condenser!
Call Colman Heating and Air for Any of Your Indoor Air Quality Needs
If you’re in the mood to make your house sparkle and smell fresh, then call Colman Heating and Air. We are serious about providing everyone on the space coast with impeccable indoor air quality. If you have any questions about your AC system, your Air Filters or any pool heating needs, contact us today.