Freshen Up Your Apartment This Spring

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Maple Creek Apartments in Sussex WisconsinWhat better way to welcome the warm season than by doing a bit of spring cleaning. Clean your apartment and get it spring-ready so you can enjoy the refreshing weather outdoors. Warmer weather naturally draws people outside. Therefore, the spring cleaning solutions need to be quick and effective. Here are some key tips to address a few problems that almost all placesĀ in Sussex face each spring when you freshen up your apartment

Easy Way to Clean Dirty Stove Burners

For anyone who cooks a lot, you know how often your stove burners get dirty. In fact, it’s likely they’re one of the dirtiest things in the kitchen. However, scrubbing filthy stove burners takes time and a great deal of effort, which is why most people choose to only address them in the spring. The good news is there’s a much simpler solution.

Remove your stove burner and place it in a Ziploc storage bag along with 1/4 cup of ammonia. Seal the bag and place it on a cookie sheet overnight (use a cookie sheet in case the bag leaks). Remove the stove burner in the morning and simply wipe clean with a sponge. Because the ammonia does the work for you, getting your stove burners clean is super easy.

Clean Your Dirty Mattress

It is probably safe to say that most people don’t clean their mattress very often, if ever. However, most people likely aren’t aware of the millions of tiny dust mites that live and breed in their mattress in their apartments in Sussex. In order to address an infestation problem, use this easy solution to clean up your mattress.

First, remove all your bedding and wash it in hot water with good laundry detergent in order to kill all the dust mites. Next, take some lavender oil and some baking soda and mix the two together in a bowl. Use 4 or 5 drops of the oil for every cup of baking soda. Once the oil and baking soda are mixed, place it in a sifter and start sifting the mixture all over the mattress and let it sit for an hour or so. After the time has passed, use your vacuum hose to completely vacuum your mattress. Baking soda works well to remove any odors, moisture, oil, and dirt from the surface of the mattress as well as deodorize and freshen it to leave it smelling fresh and clean. It is recommended to clean both sides of your mattress for best results.

Easy Way to Revitalize Dull Faucets

The faucets in your home are probably used countless times a day. Over time, they can become dull and dirty very quickly. Be proactive and regularly clean them with a little known solution that will make them look shiny and new again. There’s an incredibly simple way to restore their brilliant shine without the need to manually scrub them. What’s the secret? Car wax. Good old fashioned car wax will produce a barrier against soap buildup and water. Therefore, use a little car wax from time to time to keep your faucets looking showroom new.

These simple tips will help keep apartments in Sussex clean and fresh not only in the spring, but all year round. Get your work done now so you can play later.