Prep for Cleaners

1. Pick up household items that may be lying about
Tidying and straightening up your home rooms before a house cleaner arrives can
help ensure they spend the majority of their time cleaning, not organizing your house.
Picking up these items also means there less likely to be misplaced during a cleaning.

2. Pick up any important documents, bills and other papers
To an unfamiliar eye, important documents such as insurance paperwork, bank
statements or bills can be easily mistaken for trash. Protect your privacy and avoid the
trouble of tracking down an important paper item by filing them, placing them in a
secure spot or leaving a ; do not disturb; note on them prior to a house cleaner’s arrival.

3. Put away the pets

4. Identify and repair any broken items around the home
Giving your home a quick inspection for any broken or damaged items

5. Identify problem areas that need special cleaning attention
If you have an area that you would like the cleaner to devote extra attention to, make sure
you communicate that to them prior to or upon their arrival. (1)17