How do I get rid of dust in my house after construction?


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Wipe Down Hard Surfaces

Start by wiping the dust off your walls – yes, even your walls collect dust during construction. Dry dusting is the safest way to remove the particles without damaging a wall’s surface, but a damp cloth can also be used depending on your type of paint or wall covering.

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Similarly one may ask, how do I clean my new house after construction?

After Builders Cleaning Checklist for a Dust-Free Home

  1. Take Care of Carpets and Soft Furniture. …
  2. Clean the Walls from Dust and Dirt Particles. …
  3. Wipe and Polish Furnishings and Hard Surfaces. …
  4. Clear the Ventilation System and Change Air Filters.
Moreover, how do you clean hardwood floors after drywall?

Mop the floor with warm water. Add soap if you want to give the floor a good cleaning in the process. Work the mop into the gaps between boards to remove any dust that settled there. You may need to work out some of the dust with a damp rag.

Furthermore, how much does it cost to have your house cleaned after construction?

Construction cleanup costs $453 on average with a typical range between $275 and $671 for residential services. For large projects or those that include multiple visits, you might pay up to $3,000. You’ll spend anywhere from $0.10 to $0.50 per square foot or $30 to $50 per hour for per site cleanup pass.

Can you get sick from construction dust?

Once inhaled, the dust can reduce your lung capacity, increase overall strain on your heart, and cause a variety of diseases. You may also experience irritation in your eyes, nose, throat, skin, and lungs. At first, you may think you’re dealing with allergies or a mild cold, but over time, these symptoms can increase.

What does a builders clean involve?

These days, the builders clean is a complete presentation of the project. The home owner/client knows what they want, and they expect it to be perfect. It involves cleaning everything from joinery to kitchens, wet areas, front porches, pool areas, windows, window frames and door tracks.

Why is my new build house so dusty?

The dirt from shoes and pet paws and particles in the air that settle into carpet fibers can be a major contributor to dust in the home. Frequent vacuuming (daily or every other day) can help—as long as you don’t recirculate some of the dust back into the living space while vacuuming.

What does post construction cleaning include?

It involves vacuuming carpets, cleaning floors, wiping down all kitchen and bathroom surfaces, cleaning window sills, removing adhesive from doors, windows and appliances, and removing any lingering debris. Other tasks include removing dust from light fixtures, ceiling fans, duct work and vents.


Hi, my name is Andres. Over the last 25 years, I’ve had the privilege of helping thousands of my friends and neighbors get the most sparkling carpets and rugs they’ve ever seen. In fact, many tell me they love taking their shoes off and rubbing their toes in the soft, fluffy carpet after they get the most thorough cleaning ever! They told me they wanted more… and I’m giving it to them!

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