don’t forget the farewell cleaning

Don’t Forget the Farewell Cleaning

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Don't Forget the Farewell Cleaning

So you're ready to go, you're packed up tight, everything accounted for, and all geared up to unload it on the other end of you Los Angeles / New York trek. Have you forgotten anything?

Surprisingly, most people fail to perform that final cleaning of their old home before closing the doors behind them for the last time. Even if your home hasn't been sold, you don't want to leave the mess for somebody else to take care of. Do everyone a favor and leave the old domicile in a presentable condition, one that will make it easier to sell and get out from under as soon as possible.

If you find any signs of mold in the home, treat them. This will be most common in kitchens and bathrooms, and can affect prospective buyers. Take the time to address your mold problem.

Wash the inside of your refrigerator and oven, and be sure to wipe down all countertops, interior cabinets, and shelving. Remove grime and burnt food and this will really make a difference in the presentation value of your home.

Once your home is empty, you may be surprised at how bad the walls look, having gathered dust and grit over the years. Use a solution of water and dishwasher liquid to clean the walls, adding vinegar and ammonia to strengthen as necessary.

Clean out all garage and storage areas completely, and when you are done, get a copy of the inspection for your records. This allows you to avoid any cleaning fees that crop up later.

Finally, just as you would hire professional long distance movers, you might also want to consider hiring a professional cleaning company, as they can make sure all aspects of cleaning your home are properly covered.

Storage Locations

Los Angeles
5698 Bandini Blvd B.
Bell, CA 90201
P: 888-680-7200 Ext. 102
San Francisco
745 85th Ave
Suite L. Oakland, CA 94621
P: 888-680-7200 Ext. 135
New York
210 Meadowlands Pkwy d,
Secaucus, NJ 07094
P: 888-680-7200 Ext. 131

Business Hours(PST)

Monday: 8am - 4pm
Tuesday: 8am - 4pm
Wednesday: 8am - 4pm
Thursday: 8am - 4pm
Friday: 8am - 4pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Shannon L.
Shannon L.
Jan 5, 2024

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Feb 11, 2024

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Ria B.
Jan 10, 2024

Everything went smoothly with CA-NY Express Movers. They packed up my apt in NYC in no time, put it into storage for me while we found our new house. Read more testimonials

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