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Chances are, when it comes to cleaning, you’ve got the basics down: a quick sweep here, a little wipe-down there, and voilà — all’s looking spic and span. But as four New York City experts point out to us today, you may be overlooking a few key items and areas that are quick to accumulate grit and grime. Think: When was the last time you cleaned your doorknob? Replaced your pillows? Peeked under the living room rug? If it’s been months or years — or, worse yet, if the answer is "never" — don’t panic.
We’ve asked said experts for tips and tricks to tackle six of your apartment’s dirtiest, dustiest, and most-forgotten corners and crannies. In the end, you’ll be cleaner, healthier, and happier for it.
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