The Basics of House Cleaning

house cleaningA shared house cleaning responsibility makes family life more enjoyable. It doesn’t matter if you need to put dirty clothes into the hamper, or do a big job such as cleaning the floor. Each family member has a different role and can help in a way that suits their age and other responsibilities. This basic guide will help you and your family figure out how to make the housework less stressful and more collaborative.

House Cleaning Tips

Here are some house cleaning Myrtle Beach tips you need to know.


  • Reduce clutter as much as possible. Too much clutter makes it difficult to clean and can lead to allergens and dust accumulation.
  • To keep your hands clean and to remove germs and dirt from household surfaces, wash them with warm soapy water.
  • To protect flooring and carpets from allergens and dirt brought in from outside, wipe your shoes off mats or entryway rugs.
  • To prevent the growth of germs, mold, and mildew on bathroom and kitchen surfaces, keep them as dry as you can.
  • After shower use, leave curtains and shower doors open so that shower walls can dry naturally.
  • As soon as possible, treat stains and spots on clothes and garments.
  • After preparing food or eating it, immediately clean up any food scraps and crumbs.
  • Spills should be cleaned up immediately after they are dried.
  • To prevent wood-colored water rings and spots, place coasters underneath beverage glasses.


  • To reduce foodborne disease, clean and disinfect kitchen counters and cutting boards before and after you prepare food.
  • To kill germs, mold, and mildew that could lead to asthma attacks. Don’t forget to disinfect the tubs, bowls, and sinks.
  • To get rid of allergens that come from dust mites, wash sheets in warm or hot water each week so they’re kept fresh and clean.
  • Once a week, wash bathmats and towels.
  • Utilize a dusting agent to regularly vacuum hard furnishings.
  • Once a week, vacuum carpets and clean wood floors.


  • Do your laundry.
  • To find out how to care for your garment, check the label on clothing.
  • The wash cycle should be adjusted to match the load.
  • To prevent dyes from bleeding onto light-colored fabrics, separate colors and keep heavily soiled objects from those that are lightly soiled.
  • The recommended detergent amount should be used per load. If soil, water, or machine conditions differ from the average, adjust the detergent amount.


  • Use a mildew-fighting cleaner that is non-abrasive and all-purpose to clean the bathtubs. For best results, make sure to read the directions and check the label.
  • Use a soap scum removal product to get rid of that “ring around your bathtub”.
  • To prevent mildew growth, spray your walls with a shower curtain and use a daily spray to the shower.
  • Use a vinyl cleaner to clean ceramic tiles or tile.
  • Tackling kitchen surfaces,
  • To clean your countertops, use an antibacterial cleaner.
  • Use a non-abrasive all-purpose cleaner, or water and baking soda to clean refrigerator shelves and walls.
  • First vacuum or sweep the floor. Next, mop the area from the corner. Work your way towards the exit. Choose the right home cleaner for you.
  • For stubborn soils such as food particles or grease in the sinks, you can use an abrasive cleaner. To determine if the cleaner’s recommended finish, read the label.

Call MBHS Cleaning Services Myrtle Beach if you need professional help in cleaning your place.

MBHS Cleaning Services Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577