Moving from your home is always a difficult situation. It’s just plain difficult to get everything packed up, boxed up, and shipped off. There are so many different things that you have to worry about that it can easily get overwhelming. It doesn’t help that you then have to worry about actually moving your possessions from one place to another.

 The whole process can get a bit insane. Which means you don’t always have the mental energy to make sure your home is properly cleaned up for the next tenant. Once you finally get everything moved out, you may decide that you’ve got it clean enough. You may think, or at least hope, that the mopping, the washing, and the scrubbing you’ve done in the process of moving will be enough. Yet often times, it’s not. Often times, getting your property cleaned up requires a lot more work than the basic stuff you’ll do during the process of moving. You’ll need to make sure you put in a deep cleaning.

A great place to start is with moving the appliances. Many homes come furnished with appliances such as refrigerators, stoves, and the like. These appliances can often go for years without being moved so much as a centimetre. Unfortunately, this means that no matter how clean and careful you may be, there’s bound to be muck and dirt caked underneath and behind. If you want to make sure your home is properly cleaned up for the next people who live there, you’ll have to move those appliances and get to cleaning.

Another thing you’ll need to do is ensure that you scrub down all the porcelain. This is a job that no one enjoys doing, because it always takes far more work and time than it feels is appropriate. Still, chances are you received the place while the tub and the toilet were sparkling white, you should ensure that those things are as sparkling white as possible when you leave. Make sure you’re using the proper cleaning chemicals, because that will help quite a bit.

In addition to that, you’ll need to ensure you give the rug a good steam cleaning and shampooing. You may need to do more than simply rent a machine from the local market, as well. Those machines are certainly good enough for your standard cleaning. However, if you’re handing the place off to a new owner, then they deserve to know that the rug is going to be clean as the day it was first installed.

 To that end, you may want to actually hire a professional cleaning service. It may seem to cost a bit of money, and it’s true that it will. However, by hiring a professional cleaning service, you’ll be able to save yourself a great deal of time and effort. It may well be worth the money.

Whatever you do, make sure that the place is spotless! Get into the nooks and crannies, and don’t leave any stone unturned!