How to Deep Clean Your Laundry Room

While in the laundry room, our primary goal is to clear out the laundry baskets. Yet, it's equally important to give the room a good cleaning periodically - about once or twice each month. For this chore throughout the house, I prefer using the top dyson vacuum.

Unfortunately, when you’re busy with work on weekdays, you hardly have time and energy on weekends to clean the room.

Deep cleaning your laundry room will keep it in tip-top shape. It is important to allocate some time to deep clean or hire home cleaners like Pristine Home to ensure that your machines are functioning well and that the room is cleaned and organized.

Here are some tips on how you can get this task checked on your to-do list:

Start with the ceiling and surfaces

Remove the cobwebs from the ceiling using a vacuum hose attachment. Go around the room and remove the dust off the surfaces with a feather duster or a vacuum.

Wipe down countertops and cabinets

Wipe down countertops and cabinets

Lint and dust can stick to the countertops, cabinets and open shelves. Remove the items on them and wipe their surfaces with a damp cloth or an all-purpose cleaning wipe to prevent bacteria and mould from thriving in there.

Return and organized the items on the shelves and drawers, taking note of the stuff that you need to restock such as detergent, fabric softeners, and bleach.

Clean the washer

Deep cleaning your washing machine will help eliminate the buildup of dirt and grime in hoses and pipes.

Put two cups of vinegar and run the washer on an empty regular cycle on hot. Mix water and vinegar and use it to scrub the inside of the washer with a brush or a cloth.

Remove the soap tray and other detachable parts and clean them in the sink using water and vinegar. Also clean the trap that catches debris, hair, coins, and buttons.

After cleaning, return the parts you removed and run another empty, regular cycle on hot with only water.

Clean the outside part of your washing machine using a cloth with water and vinegar or an all-purpose cleaning wipe. Inspect the water supply hoses for cracks and wear. Replace them to avoid potential water damage.

Clean the dryer

A buildup of lint in your dryer can prevent your clothes from drying properly and is also a fire hazard. Remove the trapped lint every month. You can use a vacuum cleaner to do this as well.

Remove the screen that traps the lint with a vacuum, then wash it with soap and warm water in the sink.

Clean the slot where the dryer lint trap is placed, as well as the inline dryer hose lint trap, if any. You may need a narrow vacuum extension to reach as far down as possible.

Clean the exhaust hose with a vacuum to remove the lint. You may need to use a special brush to remove a significant buildup inside the hose.

Then, scrub the inside of the dryer to remove stains. Return the lint screen and other parts and wipe down the exterior of the dryer using a wet cloth or an all-purpose cleaning wipe.

Clean the floor

Clean the floor

Lastly, clean the laundry room’s floor, vacuuming any dust and debris living behind the washer, the dryer and underneath the laundry baskets. Mop the floor and put your machines and laundry bins back in their places.

 Maybe these sound like a lot of work to you. A bonus tip is to you hire home cleaning professionals to do the task for you, which will help you ensure that your machines are cleaned properly and are running efficiently. Experience and skilled cleaners from Pristine Home have proper knowledge of deep cleaning your laundry room. Allow them to deep clean your laundry room effectively and save you time and energy in the process.
Krystal Morrison

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