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Post Construction Cleaning: Make Your Newly Built Home Safe and Habitable
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Post Construction Cleaning: Make Your Newly Built Home Safe and Habitable

Post Construction – also called Builder’s Clean – is steadily rising in demand across London. This cleaning involves a lot more than just sweeping, vacuuming and moping. In newly built buildings corners, tracks, surfaces, windows and fixtures are the main focus of this cleaning although other areas are not ignored either.

Usually post construction cleanings are short-term projects. But it can last for hours or even days together depending on the objectives and the size of a particular property. Quadrant A1 Cleaning Services is a trusted name in post construction cleaning service in London. The following is their standard checklist for Post Construction or Builder’s clean projects:

Kitchen:

  • Washing and polishing sinks
  • Cleaning drawers and cupboards both from the front and inside
  • Wiping and dusting shelves and countertops
  • Cleaning exterior surfaces of appliances like stovetop, dishwasher and oven
  • Vacuuming and mopping the floor
  • 2 x windows cleaning – both from outside and inside
  • Damp wiping lamp switches and doorknobs
  • Cleaning windowsill and window tracks
  • Baseboards dusted and/or wiped

 Bathrooms:

  • Cleaning and sanitising sinks
  • Cleaning mirrors
  • Cleaning and sanitising toilet inside and outside
  • Cleaning and sanitising shower walls, bathtub and glass doors
  • Cabinets cleaned from outside and inside
  • Cleaning windows, window sills and window tracks
  • Wiping and dusting every surface in a bathroom
  • Dusting and wiping countertop shelves
  • Dusting and wiping baseboards
  • Dusting and wiping all surfaces
  • Mopping and vacuuming floors
  • Wiping and sanitising doorknobs
  • Wiping doors, light switching and doorframes

Bedrooms:

  • Cleaning closets from both inside and front
  • Vacuuming carpeted floors
  • Cleaning windowsills
  • Wiping or dusting baseboards, doors, doorknobs and doorframes
  • Cleaning windows
  • Cleaning light switches
  • Cleaning the Master Bedroom glass door

Living areas:

  • Dusting all surfaces
  • Dusting and wiping the fire place
  • Vacuuming and mopping tile floors
  • Cleaning windows, window sills and window tracks
  • Cleaning sliding doors and slides
  • Cleaning doorknobs, doorframes, doors and light switches

Other activities:

  • Spot cleaning
  • Removing builders dust from ceiling and walls
  • Removing paint or plaster from kitchen and bathroom fittings, light switches, sockets and others

Garage space:

  • Dusting all surfaces
  • Cleaning windows, window sills and window tracks
  • Vacuuming and mopping floors
  • Cleaning light switches

Importance of Post Construction Clean - 

  • Avoid hazards and impose safety

There can be sufficient quantity of leftover debris during post construction clean, which can be the cause of accidents. It is important that you get those hazards removed before initiating the cleaning measures. If you have a concern regarding anything, share it with the site manager to make sure the cleaning professionals can tackle it in the best possible way. Post Construction Clean ensures every sharp screw, nail, broken glass and staple resulting from window installation is removed from a site.

  • Removing paints

It is common for paint, grease and adhesives to form leftover on floors, walls, switchboards and other surfaces. Removing paint or plaster is a gigantic task in itself requiring much time and effort. The cost of post construction cleaning varies widely based on the amount of labour needed on this aspect. One needs using the right chemicals and cleansing techniques to remove plaster, paint and cement from surfaces of walls, floors and glasses without any damage or scratch.  

  • Sticker removal

Sticker removal is a common part in almost every post construction clean. However, one has to leave the instructions for operating gadgets intact while performing this service.

Removing dust that you can and cannot see -

Post Construction Cleaning may trigger health risks, specially for those suffering from asthma and other respiratory allergies. Other than wood, builder’s dusts mostly include crystalline silica, which is harmful when inhaled. To make matters worse, this dust can get accumulated everywhere, which makes it difficult to remove. Chips of wood, nails, foam, plastic, PVC shavings and saw dust usually litter floors of newly built houses and offices. Post construction cleaning is effective to take care of all these debris.

There are quite a few construction cleaning services in London that maintain an efficient and professional approach. You should better hire one of those service providers to ensure higher value of your money.