Cleaning during spring time is more of a tradition and a habit to most people. If you were lucky enough to see your mom and dad making sure everything is tidy and wiped down before the heating of the climate starts, then it is integrated into your seasonal habits system. But if not, spring cleaning is something that should be ingrained anyway. There are multiple benefits of starting your basement cleaning in spring. And you will be able to make sure that when summer comes up, there are less unwanted little residents living in your basement.
One of the foremost things to do is the decluttering of the basement. Since most of us end up using the basement as a storage, there are many items lying around. Keep your sentimentality away and get going with cleaning out all the junk. You should start making piles of wanted, unwanted and to be donated piles of items. Do not try to keep items that are useless, even the ones that you think will come helpful ‘someday’. In most scenarios, these ‘somedays’ never happen and you will have useless things littering your basement.
Vacuuming and cleaning
Make sure to get a vacuum or borrow one that has a high level of power and also holding capacity. You should be able to vacuum a large area before having to replace the baggie. This is a good time to use your vacuum as a termite control in Singapore by making sure that you are getting all the corners and other hidden areas. Generally speaking, doing a good sweeping before vacuuming is necessary.
Fixing windows and broken areas
If you made the windows and the doors of the basement sealed against wind and rain, then keep them as it is. It is recommended to keep windows and doors open for a while every month or so to make sure that the place is aired properly. This is of necessity for termite control as is sealing off all and every hole and crack in the basement. Use of cement is recommended for fixing any broken areas and floor areas. If you have cement walls in the basement then make sure that cracks on the wall are covered as well. keep a spray foam and seal off any tiny crack and hole that a pest may use to come into your house.
Basement cleaning can be a hectic and tiring activity, but it is one of necessity. If you keep your basements clean and properly air it out as needed, most of the pest problems that people face will not occur in the first place.