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Break These Cleaning Habits

Break These Cleaning Habits

We all have some habits that we’d like to break. Break these cleaning habits today!

We all think that cleaning is either too easy or too hard. In the end, it all comes down to your mindset. Sometimes, though, it’s much easier to fall into a pattern of cleaning where you never seem to be able to catch up or stay on top of how messy your home can become. Try breaking these habits when it comes to cleaning, and you could be much happier for it.

Ignoring Plumbing Problems

You might not think of a small leak as a problem. On the other hand, you might be unwilling to do something because you don’t want to spend the money. The longer you wait, though, the bigger the problems will become, and not just for your pocketbook. The constant drip of water can lead to mold and mildew growth. Hardwood flooring could be damaged by moisture, and clogs can eventually lead to backflows or floods when you least expect them.

Not Changing Air Filters

The better the air quality inside your home is, the better you will feel. You need to change the air filters every month or so. Replacing the filters for the HVAC inside your home is a quick procedure that doesn’t take much time. It’s also inexpensive, which becomes even more clear when you compare it to the price of installing a new HVAC system for even a modest-sized home. Too much dust and pet dander make the system have to work harder and burn itself out.

Neglecting Your Cleaning Tools

You also need to take care of all the brushes, sponges, and rags that you use for cleaning. Avoid using harsh chemicals anywhere inside your home, since this can make you or the people in your family sick. Read all of the labels and keep everything clean the best you can, and if you can’t, then don’t hesitate to call the experts for help.

Letting Clutter Pile Up

Even if you can sanitize your stovetops, bathrooms, and sink faucets, that might not be the end of your problems. Clutter is something that troubles all homeowners, and if you fall behind due to laziness or lack of time, then all of that clutter can pile up. You’ll let pests such as rodents and insects to make their way into your home, especially if the kitchen is the epicenter.


For over 27 years, Ivete’s Cleaning Service has served clients throughout Montgomery, Howard, and Fairfax Counties and their surrounding areas in Maryland, Washington DC, and Northern Virginia. Our goal is absolute satisfaction, and we strive to provide excellent service to every one of our customers. Our house cleaning plans are customized to your needs. We also offer expert commercial cleaning for your convenience during the busy months ahead. To schedule your cleaning consultation, or ask questions about our services, please call 301-518-7172 or request a free estimate online. Be sure to visit our Specials page for special offers on both residential and office cleaning services!

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