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Beyond Regular Cleaning: The Importance of Deep Cleaning

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Keeping a clean home is essential for both physical and mental health. It promotes hygiene, reduces stress, and creates a pleasant living environment.

However, regular cleaning may not be enough to eliminate deeply embedded dirt, grime, and bacteria. That’s where deep cleaning comes in. In this article, we’ll discuss what’s included in a deep clean and why it’s essential.

What Is Deep Cleaning?

Deep cleaning is a comprehensive cleaning process that goes beyond regular cleaning. It involves areas often overlooked during routine cleanings, such as baseboards, ceilings, walls, and corners. Deep cleaning also includes disinfecting surfaces to kill harmful bacteria and viruses that may cause illnesses.

Why Is Deep Cleaning Important?

Deep cleaning is essential for several reasons. First, it helps to maintain a healthy living environment by eliminating bacteria and allergens that can cause respiratory problems. Second, removing dirt, stains, and odors keeps your home looking and smelling fresh. Third, it prolongs the life of your furniture, carpets, and appliances by removing dirt and grime that can cause wear and tear.

What’s Included in a Deep Clean?

Different house cleaning services have their checklist for a deep clean, but some of the common areas and tasks that are included are:

#1 Kitchen

In the kitchen, a deep clean involves cleaning and disinfecting all surfaces, including countertops, cabinets, and appliances. The oven, microwave, refrigerator, and dishwasher are cleaned inside and out, removing any food residue that may have accumulated. The sink and faucet are also cleaned and disinfected, and the floors are swept and mopped.

#2 Bathroom

The bathroom is another area that requires a deep clean. All surfaces, including the shower, bathtub, sink, toilet, and floor, are scrubbed and disinfected to remove any bacteria or mold that may have accumulated.

The grout is cleaned, and any soap scum or hard water stains are removed. The toilet is also cleaned inside and out, and the mirrors are polished.

#3 Living Areas

In living areas, a deep clean includes dusting and polishing all surfaces, including furniture, shelves, and electronics. The floors are vacuumed or swept, and carpets and rugs are deep cleaned to remove dirt and stains.

Baseboards, window sills, and blinds are also dusted and cleaned. Additionally, if there are any ceiling fans or light fixtures, they are dusted and cleaned as well.

#4 Bedrooms

In bedrooms, a deep clean involves washing all bedding, including sheets, pillowcases, and comforters. Mattresses are also vacuumed to remove any dust mites or allergens that may have accumulated. Furniture is dusted and polished, and floors are vacuumed or swept.

#5 Other Areas

Other areas that may be included in a deep clean are laundry rooms, mudrooms, and entryways. In these areas, surfaces are cleaned and disinfected, and floors are swept and mopped.


Deep cleaning is a necessary aspect of maintaining a clean and healthy home. It goes beyond regular cleaning by targeting often overlooked areas and removing deeply embedded dirt and bacteria. While you can perform a deep clean on your own, hiring a house cleaning service is usually best to ensure that the job is done thoroughly and efficiently. A deep clean can also help improve your home’s air quality, reduce allergies and asthma symptoms, and create a more pleasant living environment overall.

Turn to Inside Out Cleaning for top-notch house cleaning services that leave your home spotless and healthy. Our experienced and professional cleaners will work with you to create a customized cleaning plan that meets your specific needs and preferences. Contact us today to schedule your deep cleaning service and enjoy a cleaner and healthier home.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I cancel any time?

There are never contracts or obligations when working with InsideOut Cleaning. You can cancel an appointment at any time. The only thing we ask is if you have to reschedule for any reason, let us know at least 48 hours in advance. There is a $60 cancellation fee for cancellations that occur 48 hours before the arrival time of the appointment.

What happens if I’m not happy with my cleaning?
If something is not done to your expectations, please let us know. We’ll send a team out to make it right (within a 7 day window). If and only after our re-clean is completed – you’re still not happy with our service, we offer a full refund.
How long will it take to clean my house?
The time needed for a home cleaning can vary based on many factors. These include the condition and size of the home, extras, and which team we send since some cleaners clean faster than others.
How do I book a cleaning service?

You can go to our Book Now page and book directly online or you can give us a call and someone at the office will book it for you.

How many people will arrive to clean my home?

The size of the team we send may vary. Most of our teams are teams of two people. Depending on the size of the job we may send a team as small as one or as large as three depending on the requirements. If you feel you require a team of a certain size, please request that in the comments for the booking or call and let us know. We’ll always do our best to accommodate.

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