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Your House Before Shifting

Shifting to the NEW House and setting down in a new place is not much easy. Anyone who has shifted 2 to 3 times can tell you how difficult the task is. 1st difficult task is Packing, 2nd is Moving and 3rd is unpacking and reshaping your daily usage goods. Before arranging your things in the new house, you must have to clean it and make sure that the smell of the paint and the strong musty smell from the house is gone. Thus, here are some simple tips to clean your new home and help you make this task easier.

How to clean a new house before Moving

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Doors and Windows:

Firstly you should clean the doors and windows as they will be filled with spider webs, dirt, flies and other insects. If the house has been closed for a long time, you should hire a cleaner to clean the windows. If you can do it yourself then just use soapy water to clean the windows. Always use a dry piece of cloth to rub and clean the wooden doors. Glass frames can be wiped off with the newspapers. If there are some stains on the glass, only spray lemon juice, or soapy water on the stains.

Halls and Rooms:

If you are taking a semi-furnished house, you will get bed and mattress with the house. Ideally, you should not use mattresse(s) that have been used by others. Use always new mattresses or ones you have carried from the old house. Movable furniture etc can be cleaned with a dry piece of cloth. If possible for you keep movable furniture and tables under the sun for 3 to 4 hours to kill germs and bacteria. Cover the base with some newspaper before arranging things inside the cabinets and shelves. You can also drop some naphthalene balls to kill germs and insects.


To remove dirt & stains from the floor, you can add here few drops of baking soda while cleaning. After shifting to a new house avoid using baking soda on weekly basis. You can add few drops of white vinegar to clean the tiles once in a week.


To maintain hygiene, you have to make sure that the bathroom is clean before you shift. One day before moving to the new house, clean the bathroom very well. Use insect killer first to kill flies, cockroaches and ants etc. Sweep and then wash the bathroom. Completely Clean the toilet with a cleaner and make sure you keep a bathroom freshener after cleaning.

Air freshener:

After cleaning your new house, spray an air freshener before leaving . Next day when you come, you will feel comfortable as the bad smell of closed house will not spoil your mood and energy.

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