The aftermath of an office Halloween party can look more like a scene out of a horror movie. With sticky candies, pigmented punch and pumpkin remains all over the carpets and furniture, cleaning the mess up can become quite hectic.
So, here are some tips you can use to effectively clean up the mess left behind after a crazy Halloween party at your office.
Removing the Sticky Mess
You can’t have a Halloween party without bowls of candies for your party guests. But these sticky candies can leave behind stubborn stains on tables, carpets and sofas. Removing them can be quite a hassle.
You can take care of the mess by mixing a teaspoon of detergent in a bowl of warm water. Dip a clean cloth into the solution and blot at the stain with it. However, if the melted candy still doesn’t come off, clean the area with a solution containing two-third water and one-third vinegar.
For removing gum, harden the remains with an ice cube and scrape them off.
Cleaning Pumpkin Remains
Creating artwork out of pumpkins will give your office party an authentic Halloween look. But the pumpkin remains left behind, can attract rats, bugs and pests.
To clean them up, scrape off the remains with a spoon, and then scrub the rest with a mixture of water and dishwashing liquid.
Getting Rid of Stains
The witches brew and other festive punch can leave behind dark-colored stains on your office furniture. Fresh stains are easier to remove, so get them cleaned up as soon as the party is over.
Soak up the spilled liquid with paper towels or a cloth. Mix a teaspoon of detergent in half cup of warm water and make a solution. Dip a clean cloth into the solution and blot at the stain—do not rub it.
Once the stain has almost disappeared; rinse the affected area with a mixture of one cup of water and two teaspoons of vinegar.
If the stain still doesn’t go away, rub it with hydrogen peroxide or alcohol. Test the products on a small part of the carpet or sofa first, as they can bleach or lighten the area.
The creative decorations and scrumptious food and drinks you’ve planned will make your Halloween party a night to remember. But the mess they will create will make cleaning up extremely time-consuming and challenging.
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