Now that you have a clear surface, free of any removable furnishings, it’s time for a thorough sweep. With broom in hand, begin sweeping from the top of your balcony down to the edge, careful to not let any debris go off the side. If you have Condo Kandy flooring installed, use a putty knife to dislodge debris as you sweep.A good rule of thumb is to sweep down from the walls, to create a pile in the centre of your balcony. Make sure to dump any refuse in a garbage bag rather than sweeping it off the confines of your balcony, as the latter could result in fines from your condo board. Don’t worry about mopping or deep cleaning your balcony floor at this stage, we’ll get to that part later. Before you sweep, and while you have the broom out, this is also a good time to clear out any cobwebs that might be hiding in corners.
When cleaning bird poop from your condo balcony, always take the necessary precautions. Bird feces has pathogens that are harmful if ingested. Not only that, but birds can carry over 60 kinds of diseases, including E. Coli and Salmonellosis. When getting ready to tackle the mess, make sure to wear gloves and a mask.
If this is your first time cleaning your condo balcony, you’ll quickly realize that you’ve shifted a lot of dirt, dust and debris around. For this reason, cleaning your windows is best when everything settles. This way you can have a sparkly clean view of the world and don’t need to worry about everything you kicked up landing on it again. A great eco-friendly cleaner and a dry cloth or paper towel is all you need.
Cleaning your condo balcony takes time and we know that, as a society, time is something a lot of us are short on. By setting a routine you can save yourself from regularly diving into a deep clean. Here are some tips on how to keep things looking great without putting in all the work:
Now that you know all the ways to keep your balcony looking great, we have one final tip for you – consider Condo Kandy flooring. You can save the hassle of scrubbing your balcony floors when you have our virtually maintenance-free balcony flooring installed. All you have to do is pick the colour you want, have it installed and then give it a sweep or mop once in a while. That’s it.