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Deep Cleaning Vs. Regular House Cleaning

Deep Cleaning a Kitchen

Deep cleaning your home is an important task that needs to be completed a couple times per year. There is a lot of effort that goes into deep cleaning, and few people know all of the proper steps to completely disinfect your home! So what is the difference between deep cleaning, and what deep cleaning tasks must be completed to keep your home as sanitary as possible? We’re so glad you asked!

Deep Cleaning vs. Regular Cleaning: What To Know

Here at Jani Queen, we have seen it time and time again where people get overwhelmed trying to complete the list of deep cleaning tasks that must be handled in their homes each year! This is why we have assembled this guide to the differences between regular house cleaning and deep cleaning in different rooms, and when your deep cleaning tasks should be completed. This way you have a more concrete idea of what must be completed, and you can make an informed decision as to whether to hire a professional house cleaning service.

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When To Deep Clean

It is recommended you deep clean your home twice annually. To make it easy, we suggest having your deep clean executed at the beginning of fall, and at the beginning of spring. It is important to deep clean your home to avoid long-term issues such as mold from invading your home.

If you believe your home could benefit from a deep cleaning, don’t hesitate to contact us today to book an appointment! Your satisfaction is our number one priority, we will not stop until you are 100% satisfied with the quality of our work.


During a regular bathroom cleaning, we recommend sanitizing all surfaces with disinfectant, and properly dust surfaces to prevent any particle buildup. However, in a deep cleaning the following tasks should also be completed:

  • Scrubbing the grout
  • Disinfecting the inside of the waste basket
  • Remove any limes cake from fixtures
  • Deep clean the baseboards
  • Cleaning the toilet base
  • Deep clean the shower doors, curtains, and crevices

Our team of trained professionals are prepared to help you with all of your deep cleaning needs in your bathroom. Trust us to provide world-class cleaning services to our clients! Contact us today.

Kitchendeep cleaning an empty fridge

Kitchens are one of the dirtier spaces in your home. During a regular cleaning, you make sure to tidy your kitchen, ensure all visible surfaces are wiped down, and the floors are swept and mopped. When it comes time to perform a deep cleaning however, the following tasks should also be completed:

  • Cleaning behind and under kitchen appliances
  • Cleaning the inside of your appliances (oven, fridge, microwave)
  • Cabinet cleaning
  • Cleaning refrigerator coils
  • Cleaning and organizing inside of cabinets
  • Cleaning grout lines in countertops and backsplashes

If you complete the above tasks, your kitchen will be sparkling! Many of these tasks can be quite difficult, so do not hesitate to contact us today for assistance!

General Spaces

The additional general spaces in your house such as your living room and bedrooms are typically regularly cleaned and maintained. During a regular cleaning you make sure to vacuum carpets and hardwood floors, mop the floors, and ensure everything is properly organized. However, during a deep cleaning, the following tasks should also be tended to:

  • Clean underneath and behind furniture
  • Wiping down light fixtures and ceiling fans to avoid particle buildup
  • Vacuuming and deep cleaning upholstery furniture
  • Cleaning blinds
  • Dust lamp shades
  • Wipe down vent covers
  • Clean inside window tracks
  • Scrubbing walls
  • Polishing leather and wooden furniture

If you have any questions about these tasks, or to book an appointment, contact us today!

Jani Queen – Ottawa’s Deep Cleaning Experts

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Jani Queen has proudly helped thousands of happy customers in the Ottawa region deep clean their homes! We are dedicated to providing world-class service. We only use eco-friendly cleaning products when we work in our clients homes so you can rest easy knowing your deep clean is pet and child friendly. Trust our team of experts to handle all of your deep house cleaning needs this year. 

We will complete your cleaning in a timely and cost-effective manner, so you can get back to what you are passionate about. Contact Jani Queen today to book an appointment!