Cleaning Ways For Your Balcony
Cleaning your balcony on a quarterly basis will make the chore less difficult than if you only tackle the task once a year. There are several ways to clean your balcony. Here are some of them. Remove furniture, potted plants and any other objects from the balcony. This will clear the balcony, making it easier to thoroughly clean the floor and other surfaces. Sweep the floor of the balcony with a quality, stiff-bristled broom. Sweep the entire surface, including the corners, to remove all loose dirt and leaves. Sweep the debris onto a dust pan and discard in a trash bag. Mix a multi-surface cleaner into a bucket of warm water. Dampen a clean rag or scrub brush in the cleaning solution and scrub the walls and/or railings of the balcony. Be sure to scrub the corners to remove cobwebs or accumulations of dirt. After scrubbing, use a clean rag or sponge to rinse the surfaces with fresh water.
Clean any exterior windows or glass, such as a sliding glass door, accessible from the balcony. Spray a commercial window cleaner onto the glass and wipe clean with paper towels. Continue until the glass is clean and streak-free. Scrub or mop the floor of the balcony. Combine a fresh mixture of multi-surface cleaner and warm water in a bucket. If the floor of the balcony has a fairly smooth surface, such as wood or tile, a mop should suffice. If the floor has a rough surface, such as concrete, you will need to use a scrub brush. In this case, dip the brush in the cleaning solution and scrub the floor by hand. If any residue remains after cleaning, use a mop and fresh water to go over the floor.