The CNY holidays have come and gone and now your home is filled with kuih kapit crumbles, spills from winter melon tea and empty ang pao packets everywhere. Use these cleaning and housekeeping tips to give your home a fresh start to 2020!
STEP 1: DECLUTTER
Throw the boxes, cans, papers. Say goodbye to unwanted stuffs. Remember, it’s the thought that counts. If you can’t get use out of it consider donating it. While you’re at it, consider going through other areas of your house in search of items to donate.
TIP 2: TAKE DOWN THE TANG LUNGS.
Save yourself time next year and don’t just throw the lights into the storage container. Try wrapping the strings of lights around a piece of cardboard or wrap the lights around your hand and elbow, making a circle, and secure with inexpensive zip ties. If christmas lights are even still in the picture, its time to keep them now.
TIP 3: GIVE YOUR KITCHEN A THOROUGH CLEANING.
The CNY come with an increase in cooking and baked goods. Show your stoves and oven some love and clean up those spills and baked on messes. You’ll thank yourself once spring cleaning rolls around. Use appropriate cleaning detergents to clear them out and dont let them accumulate.
TIP 4: REFRESH YOUR GUEST ROOM.
If you’ve had uncle aunties as guests over for CNY, it’s a good time to clean and refresh those linens. Refreshing the linens now will ensure you’re not rushing to get ready for your next guest (probably thaipusam). You may even discover it’s time to replace some items. If this is the case if you can take advantage of the post-holiday clearance sales!
TIP 5: SPEND SOME TIME ON THE LIVING ROOM AND DINING ROOM.
The living room and dining room are some of the most utilized rooms in the home, especially during the holidays. With all of the fun that occurred during the holiday meals and poker nights, it’s a good idea to give your table top some love. If it’s wood, consider reconditioning it to leave a nice shine for the new year. Don’t forget the living room! Your sofas need care too. This is the time to remove cushions and do a serious vacuum and carpet extraction to get all those holiday cookie crumbs. get a cleaning service provider to help you if the condition is too bad.
Have a great year ahead!