Should You Hire Cleaners and Painters After You Move

Moving takes hard work, lots of energy and patience. This can lead to a stressful experience as you try to pack and organize while Moving Day looms. On top of that, you also have to make sure you’re leaving the property in good condition when you leave, whether that’s a residential home or an apartment. 

You may consider cleaning the carpets, touching up some scuff marks on the walls, and sanitizing high-touch areas. It’s a good idea to hire cleaners and painters to get the property in good shape for those who will be moving in. And if you’re leaving an apartment, this will help you get your security deposit back. 

Cleaning Professionals

Giving the home a good cleaning before you move is the courteous thing to do. But with all the stress and busyness of the move, the last thing you will have energy for is a deep clean of the house or apartment. This is where a cleaning professional can come in handy. 

They can be trusted to do a thorough job, bringing the knowledge and supplies necessary to ensure the space will be left spotless. You’ll get peace of mind knowing you’re leaving the property to the next person without feeling embarrassment at the state of it. 

When hiring a professional cleaner, you are free to focus on the other aspects of the move that are more important, such as coordinating utilities or researching new schools.  

Painting Professionals 

Daily life can leave reminders on the walls, shelves, trim and molding in the form of scuffs and other marks. Paintings and photos hung on the walls leave behind small holes that should be patched up. If you’re selling your home, you’ll want to hire a professional painter to refresh the rooms and areas of detail to appeal to prospective buyers. 

If you’re renting, you may have to return the original color to the walls if you took liberties in decorating while living there. A professional painter can prime the walls and repaint them a more neutral color. Sure, you could paint your house or apartment on your own, but again, you have too much on your plate to worry about filling holes with putty or touching up the baseboard trim.

And if you’re not that experienced with painting, you’ll have to pick up all the supplies and watch some YouTube videos to get the hang of it. These endeavors can be expensive and time consuming.

If you do hire professional painters, have them paint before the cleaners arrive. If you do this in reverse order, the painters could dirty the property again. 

Moving can leave people frustrated, stressed, and struggling to manage the relocation. If this describes you, hire professionals wherever you can. That includes professional movers! 

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