6 Cleaning Mistakes You’re Making and How to Fix Them

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Molly Maid is excited to be featured in Redfin’s latest article, “House Cleaning Tips: 6 Cleaning Mistakes You’re Making and How to Fix Them.” We were chosen along with a select group of experts from across the country, from those living in Washington, DC, all the way to those living in Austin, Texas. Check out our contribution:

Cleaning in the wrong order. Most people know the trick of cleaning each room top to bottom, but there are other factors to consider when tackling a whole-room cleaning project. For example, many people will clean top to bottom, cleaning the cabinets and counters first, and the floors last. However, they then decide to spray room freshener/deodorizer as a way to finish the job and leave the room feeling fresh. These room sprays can actually leave a sticky or greasy film on floors and counters, so it’s recommended that you use them towards the middle of your process before you’ve wiped and mopped.

Read the full article to learn what other cleaning mistakes you’re making and how to fix them.