So, you’ve found the North End apartments Dallas of your dreams, and in just a few short days, you’ll be moving in. You’ve probably done a bit of decluttering in your prior residence and your belongings are all packed up. Before you move into your new space, you may wish to do some cleaning to ensure the apartment unit is up to your standards. The management team may do some preliminary cleaning, but the rest is all up to you!
Do A Walk-Through
Before you officially move into your apartment unit, make sure to do a walk-through. Check all of the fixtures and appliances included in the unit to ensure they’re working properly. Take a notepad with you where you can record all of your findings, and should you find something not in working order, let the landlord or management team know.
What To Clean Before Moving In
*If the apartment has carpeting, make sure to properly vacuum. Once you’ve vacuumed, rent a carpet cleaner or hire a professional to do it for you.
*Use disinfectant wipes to clean any surfaces present in the unit. Bathroom and kitchen countertops are especially susceptible to germs, not to mention, they’re always the last to be wiped down. Give the cabinets a quick clean too!
*Scrub the bathtub, toilet, and the sinks in the apartment using a cleaning agent that you trust. Don’t forget that any appliances that come with your unit should always be given special attention.
*Faucets should be checked for potential leaks and make sure that air vents are reasonably clean. Should air filters need replacement, let your landlord know.
After Moving In Cleaning
When you’re ready to move in and unpack your stuff, you should pay attention to keeping your apartment clean. Keep a vacuum handy to clean dust and dirt off the floor as you move your boxes inside. Depending on the lighting, you may also recognize some spots you may have missed the first time around.
Management teams rarely clean windows, so this is your chance to do so when you’re moved in. Just grab some newspaper or a microfiber cloth and some Windex, and you’re good to go. Pay special attention to nooks and crannies where dust can gather.
Moving into a new apartment can be an exciting time for all tenants. With that being said, you should be moving into a clean and allergen free space.