How to Pre-Clean Your New Home (Plus Time-Saving Cleaning Tips Anyone Can Use!)

Before you start unpacking, you'll need to make a plan for how to clean your new home inside and out. We asked the experts for clever cleaning shortcuts you can put to work right away (15 Photos)

Sadia Latifi on Mar 1, 2013 at 11:58AM

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How to Pre-Clean Your New Home (Plus Time-Saving Cleaning Tips Anyone Can Use!)

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Make Smart Use of Your Vacuum

Your vacuum is your most important pre-cleaning weapon. After you’ve taken care of carpets and floors, put it to work in hard to reach places suggests Briana Norde, president of Caliber Cleaning, Inc. Take the hose of a vacuum and run it through cabinet corners to eliminate any food debris that could lead to mold. You can also use the hose to vacuum heat vents.

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