*** Halloween (31st October 2013) ***
It’s already 19th October 2013 now, so… Halloween is the first of all upcoming party events!
Even Halloween is a great fun for adults and children, the day after is quite messy with smashed pumpkins, candy stains, glitter and all sorts of Halloween decorations left behind.
But don’t worry about all that because our experience cleaners can clean everything for you. You can spend the day outside with your family or friends and return in sparkling and fresh cleaned house.
We understand not everybody wants to hire cleaning agency to do the job, so we can offer you our best cleaning tips for cleaning up after Halloween. All you’ll need is soap and water.
1. How to clean fake blood or melted chocolate
Whether you or your kids dripped fake blood – ketchup on a sofa or carpet; or you have some melted chocolate on it always remember to act as soon as possible.
- Using cold or warm water soak up any excess liquid by blotting first with kitchen paper towel or clean cloth (tip: never use cold or hot water)
- Scrape off any excess solids
- Rub a tiny bit of liquid detergent onto the stain and work your way from the outside of the stain in
- Blot with water to remove the soap; repeat if necessary
2. How to remove toilet paper, shaving cream or silly string
Outdoor decorations such as toilet paper or shaving cream should be also cleaned as soon as you can. Remove all the paper from the bushes by hand. Outdoor furniture can be hosed down to wash away any shaving cream. Silly string can be removed using soap and water.
3. How to clean up pumpkins
If your pumpkins got smashed, pick up the pieces first and hose down everything else. For dried pumpkin use a spoon to scrape it off and then scrub using water with dishwashing liquid.
4. How to remove glitter
Glitter can be hovered from your carpets quite easily. For glitter that is stuck to tables or walls; use soap and water to clean it.
5. How to remove candle wax on the carpets
Never try to remove hot wax from carpeting. Not only can you burn yourself, but you’ll likely spread the wax, making a bigger mess.
When the wax has cooled, break it with a dull knife or Popsicle stick. Throw away the pieces.
Cover remaining bits with a paper towel or rag, and press a warm iron to the area. Replace the towel frequently to avoid spreading the wax.
If you are too busy for Halloween cleaning why not book a visit from Iva Cleaning Services London. We can do everything for you- from basic cleaning, deep clean, office cleaning, carpet and upholstery cleaning, window cleaning, gutter and conservatory cleaning… Everything you need to do is just to have a look our website and call or email us. Our friendly staffs are here to make your life easier!