The best way to enumerate the basic cleaning supplies that you will need in your home to keep it sanitary and orderly will be to group them according to the types of cleaning activities that you do. The most frequently used cleaning supplies have to do with dusting.
Cleaning supplies for removing dust from surfaces should be made of Microfiber or synthetic cloth. This type of cloth has fewer fibers than cotton and these fibers do not easily come off. This means that you won’t be leaving behind cloth fibers on the furniture even as you remove the dust. Because of the same characteristic, these clothes need to only be shaken vigorously to remove most of the dust caught in the fabric. You won’t need to wash these cleaning supplies too often. Being thinner than cotton cloth they are equally good for open surfaces as well as for reaching into corners and crevices in the furniture.
You will also need a vacuum cleaner among your cleaning supplies, preferably one with a long nozzle for getting the dust out from under the furniture as well as for cleaning surfaces that are too high for your hands to reach.
The use of dusting sprays is also recommendable because these attract the dust to the cloth. In this way, most of the dust remains on the dusting cloth instead of falling off the furniture to the floor.
Then you have to think about cleaning supplies for removing dirt, stains and sticky material from surfaces. For the most purpose, you will need an all-purpose cleaning agent. For stubborn dirt and hardened stains, you will need some sort of abrasive cleaning agent or a strong cleaning solution and a good brush. Naturally, to protect your hands against any strong chemicals, you will also need rubber gloves. Include Sponges and absorbent cloths in your cleaning supplies to apply the cleaning agent with.
Besides removing stains from ordinary surfaces, you will have to deal with special surfaces. Number one among the special items to be cleaned are your own clothes, the leather upholstery, silverware, brass ware and other similar objects. For these items, you have to get specifically manufactured cleaning supplies. For instance, metal polish, laundry soap, leather upholstery cleaners and so on.
Of course, you shouldn’t forget about cleaning supplies to clean the floor with. The first thing that comes to mind being the floor polisher, the floor was, floor mops, mop buckets, brooms and dust pans. Along this line, you will also need welcome mats for the door so that people can wipe the dirt off their shoes on them before coming into the house. These mats should have rough textures to be effective.
Naturally, you will need storage for all of your cleaning supplies. It isn’t a good idea to stuff your cleaning equipment in a closet along with the other odds and ends in the house. You need to have storage that is specifically meant for them. You will be able to stack them up neatly so that finding something you need in that storage area will not be difficult or time consuming.
The cleaning needs of one house may differ from the next, but the items mentioned above will generally be useful to have around.
There is no need to wait in order to order the supplies you desire since they can be easily found wherever cleaning supplies are sold. If needed a large quantity, then ordering in bulk is something that can be perfect to save some money. Last but not least; look for affordable, sturdy, high quality items that get the most of your job done.