How To Clean a Second-hand House Before Moving in?

Before moving home into a second-hand housing in Kuala Lumpur or Selangor, we must pay attention to one thing, that is, how to clean the second-hand house before moving in. Let’s see the method and purpose of second-hand house cleaning.

First – Clean

The second-hand house has been used for a while, so there will be some stains in the walls, corners and on flooring. Materials that need to be prepared to clean these stains include small pail, steel wire balls, rags, baking soda  powder, watering hose, towels, and detergents.

Mix the baking soda  powder with detergent and a little water. Use a steel wire ball to pick up some of the mixture and and spread it on the stained areas on the wall or floor. After brushing, use a use a rag to take some water and detergent and rub it in the place where it was brushed.

The entire surface will be very smooth and clean. If the stains in the kitchen, toilet, etc. are very stubborn, you can increase the amount of baking soda powder. Wear gloves when cleaning to protect your hands.

After you have worked on the stains, clean the whole house flooring and walls with detergent and water. You can add a little baking soda to the detergent to enhance its cleaning properties.

Second – Disinfection

After cleaning the house most people may feel that the house is clean and tidy. The disinfection of the second-hand house is also important because there are germs and virus residues that cause diseases and sickness to the new  homeowner.

You can buy a bottle of disinfectant like Dettol, and dilute it with water as recommended, and wipe the walls and furniture and mop the floors with the diluted solution. For areas like kitchens and toilets, it may be necessary to increase the concentration of the disinfectant so that the virus can be fully eliminated.

This is some of our tips on how to clean the second-hand house before moving. We hope this article is helpful for those who are moving into second-hand house. Try it.

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