Therefore, if you are keen to let property this year, here are some spring cleaning tips that let your rental property dazzle.
Start with the decluttering process
Before you can clean rooms, you need to declutter them. Getting rid of items creates space, which is always appealing to tenants, but it also makes it much easier to clean your room. Some people find it challenging to declutter because it often means getting rid of many items.
If you are struggling to choose between retaining an item and throwing it out, expand your options. If you don’t like the idea of throwing a thing away, sell it or pass it on to someone else or even give it to charity. You may not like the idea of throwing items, but if other people are going to get good use out of your belongings, there is a lot to be said for passing them on.
Freshen up the air around the home
Many rental homes and houses, in general, feel a bit musty after winter. Therefore, spring is the ideal time of year to open up your windows and allow fresh air to circulate around the house. Letting fresh air to circulate around your house freshens up the property and plays a significant role in ensuring tenants feel comfortable and at home.
Focus on your carpets and flooring
If your mats are in poor condition, the entire room will look messy. Therefore, you need to freshen up your flooring. If you have carpets, these should be cleaned every 12 to 18 months. If you have time, you can clean your carpets, but this is an area that many people leave to professionals.
There is professional carpet cleaning equipment that can make quick work of dirty carpets, so don’t be afraid to call in the experts if you are looking for assistance.
If you have limo, wooden floors or tiling, make sure that these are cleaned to a high standard. When your floors are in excellent condition, it sets the tone for the rest of the room.
Don’t forget the outside of the property
If you have paths and driveways outside of your home, you will find these need some care and attention after winter. Most people recommend using a power washer to blast the dirt away. If you have access to this equipment, it will clean your drives with a minimum of fuss and effort.
Landlords need to ensure their rental property is attractive and appealing. A clean rental accommodation is more appealing than a dirty one, and spring is the optimum time of year to create a new look at your property.
If you’re a landlord looking to let property this year, contact Holmes Estate Agents, and we will be more than happy to assist you.