If you’re like many homeowners, your basement probably looks something like this:
You want to clean your dirty basement, but how do you do it? Don’t worry, you’ve come to the right place.
In this step-by-step guide, you’ll learn exactly what needs to be done to clean your basement, and keep it clean for more than a week.
No fluff, no stuff.
Let’s get cleaning!
Let’s be honest, your basement is messy, probably because you’ve been collecting a handful of items over the years, and just forgot to thoroughly clean your basement, and that’s completely fine.
However, once you identify what you don’t need, you’ll have a piece of mind knowing that your basement can actually get cleaned, once and for all.
So before you actually begin cleaning, identify which objects in your basement you don’t need, so you can get rid of them for good.
This is the most important step because if you don’t know what you don’t need, your basement floors will be covered with objects, preventing you from cleaning.
On top of that (no pun intended), if you don’t get rid of the stuff you don’t need, you won’t have any space to actually enjoy your basement.
Once you identify what you don’t need, it’s now time to get rid of those objects, for good.
This step is straight-forward. The items you find that you don’t need should be either thrown out or donated.
This step will take some time, but it will definitely clear up your basement.
Now that you’ve removed the items that were taking up space, your basement floors and/or carpets are probably dirty...very dirty. But to clean your basement floors, you’ll need to vacuum them.
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This step might be optional for some people, but if your basement carpets are dirty when revealed, then follow the steps below to revive their cleanliness:
Congrats! You have decluttered and cleaned your basement. The last step in this guide is to organize and decorate your newly-cleaned basement. But how do you do so without getting it dirty again? Well, keep reading to find out.
And that’s it! Cleaning your basement might have been a chore, but now you have a basement that can actually be enjoyed.
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