Here are Diamond Maids’ top tips for spring cleaning in Brooklyn to give the lovely season the welcome it deserves.

Tips for Spring Cleaning in Brooklyn: Moving Circularly in the Kitchen

The action begins from the right side of the stove and then moves clockwise around the room. The oven is usually the greasiest of all the items, so finishing with it prevents one from spreading oil and dirt. Let the knobs and drip pans be soaked in warm soapy water first. When finished cleaning, the grease and grime will be un-sticky and easy to remove. Diamond Maids is a professional home cleaning service that efficiently does tedious household chores.

Tips for Spring Cleaning in Brooklyn: Sanitizing the Sink

The dirty kitchen sink has more bacteria than a stinky toilet seat. Use an EPA-certified (Environmental Protection Agency) disinfectant or prepare a homemade solution. The sink needs to be cleaned with soap and water first. Then vinegar mist should be sprayed, followed by hydrogen peroxide mist, and allowed to air-dry. The vinegar and the hydrogen peroxide should not be mixed and must be applied individually. If it is a stainless steel sink, then putting a few drops of mineral oil on a soft cloth and firmly (with pressure) wiping the sink will make it sparkle. Preventing water buildup prohibits the growth of molds, thus, keeping the sink clean for a more extended period. Diamond Maids is a home cleaning specialist available to do such tiresome jobs.

Doing the Dishes

Sprinkling baking soda on a moist sponge and rubbing it around the dishwasher’s edge will remove sticky foods and tough stains that refuse to go. For cleaning the machine’s interior, running an empty cycle with an antibacterial agent will suffice. Clean the dishwasher once every week. Adding a quarter cup of bleach to the regular dish cycle in winter and hurricanes kills the bacteria efficiently. The rinse cycle sanitizes the dishes. Diamond Maids, an expert in home cleaning services, efficiently manages such cleaning tasks.

Cleaning the Oven

Guard the bottom of the oven with a non-stick oven liner. Buff it with a paper towel and then clean it in the dishwasher for reuse.

Disinfecting the Garbage

One piece of citrus, some table salt, and a couple of ice cubes will do the trick. The lemon acts as a deodorizer, and the salt and the ice clean the leftovers.

Tips for Spring Cleaning in Brooklyn: Saying No to Paper Towels

Microfiber cloths are a much better alternative. Such wet towels clean and disinfect counters, floors, tile, and glass; and leave the requirement to employ other cleaning products. Microfiber cloths are cost-effective, widely available, machine washable, and must be hung for drying.

Cleaning While Dining

It is wise to fill the kitchen sink with hot soapy water before starting the dinner. Leave the used dishes and pans in the sink for pre-soaking. Mop spills from oils, sauces, or spices immediately.

Taking Good Care of the Sponge

Sponges are ideal breeding grounds for bacteria. Disinfect the kitchen sponge every night by squeezing all the water out and then high-microwaving it for a minute. Replace the sponges immediately when it starts to smell and becomes shredded.


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