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Spring Cleaning: Tips & Tricks for a Fresh Start

Seasonal, Home & Garden, Live April 10, 2023 Share to Facebook Share to Twitter
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Spring is here, and with it comes a time of renewal and fresh starts! One great way to take advantage of this energy is by tackling some much-needed spring cleaning. While the idea of decluttering and deep cleaning your home may seem daunting, with a little planning and preparation, it can be a manageable and even enjoyable task. Here are some tips and tricks to help you get started on your spring cleaning journey.

Make a Plan

Before diving into your spring cleaning, take some time to make a plan. Decide which areas of your home need the most attention, and set realistic goals for each space. This will help you stay organized and focused, and prevent you from feeling overwhelmed.

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Start with Decluttering

Spring cleaning is the perfect opportunity to declutter your home and get rid of any items that are no longer needed or wanted. Set aside some time to go through each room in your home and assess which items can be donated, sold, or thrown away. This will not only free up space in your home but also help you feel more organized and in control.

Deep Clean

Once you have decluttered, it’s time to deep clean. Start by dusting and wiping down surfaces, and then move on to cleaning floors, windows, and appliances. Be sure to use the right cleaning products for each surface, and don’t forget to tackle areas that are often overlooked, such as baseboards, light fixtures, and ceiling fans.

Organize

As you clean each space, take the opportunity to organize your belongings. Use storage containers, shelving, and other organizational tools to keep your items tidy and easy to find. This will not only make your home look neater but also make it easier to maintain over time.

Take Care of Yourself

Spring cleaning can be a physically demanding task, so it’s important to take care of yourself throughout the process. Take breaks as needed, drink plenty of water, and wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Consider enlisting the help of family or friends to make the process more enjoyable and less overwhelming.

Don’t Forget the Outdoors

Do not forget to give some attention to the outside of your home as well. Clean up your yard, plant some flowers, and give your porch or patio a good scrubbing. This will not only make your home look more inviting but also provide a fresh and relaxing outdoor space to enjoy throughout the spring and summer.

Also, with summer right around the corner, now is the time to make sure your A/C unit is ready for action. Here is a quick video to get you started today:

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