This Is How to Clean Up After Home Renovation Projects

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The U.S. home remodeling market exceeded a whopping $340 billion in 2020 alone!

Sadly, not all contractors will handle the post-renovation clean-up process. This is even after spending months on a building site. They may leave mountains of renovation trash and a lot of dust in your house.

If you’re dealing with a massive mess following renovation projects and don’t know where to begin, you’ve come to the perfect spot. Follow these simple steps to make your freshly refurbished area seem exactly how you pictured it.

Remove Construction Debris

The first step in post-renovation cleanup is to collect and dispose of all construction and remodeling debris. This might include vast mounds of scrap wood, old countertops, broken concrete and tools, hardware, and other miscellaneous debris.

The most efficient approach to complete the first part of a post-renovation clean-up is to engage a competent and reasonably priced agency to handle the removal, truck away, and disposal for you. 

Get in touch with us if you need temporary construction wall panels that will mitigate the mess post-renovation.

Clean Away Dust

Construction dust is extremely fine. This means that it goes everywhere in the home! Dust from a home repair will release particles into the air. These particles then settle all over your house, which isn’t very clean or healthy!

Because construction dust is harmful to your respiratory system, knowing how to properly clear dust after remodeling is critical. Knowing how to wipe construction dust off walls is a terrific beginning step, but professional cleaning after restoration isn’t always necessary. You can do it yourself!

Start by wiping off your walls with a wet rag. Wrap the cloth over the bottom of your broom and tape it shut. Finally, use the towel to capture and remove dust from the walls.

Use your vacuum’s soft bristle brush attachment and hose to clean ceiling dust. 

Clear the Air

After a renovation, your home could be left with an odd odor and particles in the air. That’s why you should always make sure to clear the air to get rid of impurities. Here’s what to do:

  • Vacuum with a HEPA vacuum after each work day
  • Run the HEPA vacuum on high all the time, and clean or wash the filters periodically
  • Open the windows to let fresh air in and to improve air circulation

If you don’t have a HEPA vacuum, consider renting one during the duration of the restoration. It will make cleaning your home a breeze.

Try to keep your windows open as much as possible during and post-renovation. It will help the air circulate and will let fresh air into the home.

Clean Up After Renovation Projects

Renovating a home is an awesome adventure! However, it’s not always one that leaves your house clean and fresh. Many times you are left with construction debris and dust, which requires a home clean-up.

Use these tips to clean up after all of your future renovation projects! Of course, using our anteroom barrier systems is the best way to prevent mess. Check them out at the link!