Remove the dust and you will have more energy-efficient lighting.
Dust the Ceiling Fans and Chandeliers
These light fixtures are situated high above our heads, and we often forget them when cleaning the house. However, they are among the biggest dust magnets in our homes. Giving these lights fixtures a thorough cleaning before the winter arrives is crucial for improving the indoor air quality. Actually, if you want to make the best of your autumn cleanup routine, you should start with the chandeliers and ceiling fans. Follow the old-but-gold rule of cleaning – start from the top, making your way down to the bottom of every room.
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Defrosting and cleaning your fridge and freezer will help them work better in winter.
Give Your Fridge a Good Clean Up
Deep cleaning and defrosting your refrigerator an freezer before winter is essential and not only because it eliminates the bacteria left from food. The cleanup of these appliances is crucial for their maintenance, ensures their proper work and prolongs their lifespan. When cleaning the fridge, don’t focus only on the shelves and door. Pay special attention to the appliance’s door gasket and scrub it thoroughly to remove any crumbs and liquid residues. This way, the door will close more firmly, and the energy efficiency of the fridge and freezer will improve significantly.
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Take Care of Your Bedding
We have already written about the importance of deep-cleaning your mattress regularly since the condition of your bedding ensures your good night sleep. You can do it by yourself or hire experienced upholstery cleaners in your area. However, you can take this chore one step further by laundering your thick blankets before the cold months. If you have washed your winter bed linens before storing them in spring, you can still aerate them. The fresh air will eliminate the stale odour they usually get when staying stored for a long time. Another thing you can do to make sure your winter sleep will be sound is to wash your pillows and bed cover. Blankets, pillows, and other bed linens accumulate dust over time and cleaning them in autumn will ensure better air quality of your home during winter months.