You’ve had the best party ever; your friends have shared their experience and pictures on Facebook and Instagram. Now the whole world knows you through a wicked party! But now for the clean-up. It doesn’t have to be as bad as you think if you follow our tips to get your home back to its normal sparkling self.
#1 Rubbish Duty
Pick up any bottles in the crate you will be taking down to the recycle. Use a black bag to pick up any food, cigarette butts and anything else that cannot be recycled.
#2 Glasses and crockery
If you were brave enough to use your glass and crockery, first rinse out glasses before washing in luke warm soapy water with a soft sponge, rinse and dry with a soft lint free cloth. Pack away. Then make a start into your crockery. Wash and scrub any food stuck to the plate. Let it air dry if you have space. This will let you get onto other areas.
#3 The floor
If you have wooden floors aren’t you lucky. A quick brush with a broom and then use a soft cloth to wipe down any marks. If you have any stubborn stains like wine on your laminate floor. Make a paste of baking soda and water. Place over the stain. Place a damp piece of paper towel over the paste to ensure it doesn’t dry out.
#4 Check ceilings
Not an obvious place to check we know. Depending on how wild your party was, things like popcorn and others edibles can sometime stick to a ceiling. Take your feather duster and quickly give it a once over.
#5 Seating areas
It’s amazing how many things can collect under the sofa and upholstered chairs. Pick up the cushions and give the base a thorough vacuum. Vacuum the back rests and the sides and back of the sofa. Plump up the cushions before putting back. If you have a leather sofa, give it a wipe with a solution of vinegar and water. Make sure the microfiber cloth is not soaking wet, it should rather be damp. Dry with a clean towel as you go.
Check that your plants haven’t been used as disposal sites. If they have, clear out and add to the black garbage bag. Give your plants a wipe down with water to gloss up their leaves.
If your party moved outside check the pool for any undesirables that could clog up the creepy crawly and if anything is floating on the surface. You might as well check the pH etc if you don’t have a pool maintenance service. Also, check your beds and potted plants closest to the party area for disposables.
#8 Cleaning smells
You’ve gotten your home to pre-party mode, but the final touch is to clear any horrid smells left behind. Either use reed diffusers or if you’re impatient burn a few of your favourite smelling candles.
Congratulations! Your home is a good as new post party. Frame your favourite picture at the party to keep the happy memory. Contact the professional event cleaning service for your after party cleaning requirements.