Early Spring Cleaning Tips For The Home

Spring is a great time for a fresh start in your home. The temperatures are starting to warm up. You can let in some nice, fresh air. Clean out your closets, attics and basements. Prepare the summer gear and get ready to enjoy a beautiful summer. As you look around your home and make a list of things to clean, it may start to seem a little daunting. Do not panic. Take your time and go at a speed you can reasonably fit into your schedule. Do one room a week, if you need to. Make your list as thorough as you want to or as short as you need to. The whole point of spring cleaning is to give you and your home a fresh start. It should be an enjoyable event for you and your family.

Maybe even this year you are so excited to see spring around the corner that you can’t wait! You have to start your spring cleaning now. Here are a few tips for you early bird cleaners ready to jump in and get organized and clean.

  1. Clean Walls: Giving your painted walls a good wipe down can really make a difference. It may even surprise you how dirty they were in the first place. This is especially great in entry ways were dirt is frequently brought in.

  2. Clean Carpets: Here is your chance to rent one of those rug cleaning machines. Taking the time to really clean your carpets all the way through can make such a difference in your home. It may even help to eliminate some carpet odors for pets.

  3. Organize Attics and Basements: When it is still a little too chilly out to start any outdoors cleaning, it is a great time to work away at organizing and cleaning your attic or basement areas. Go through old boxes. Maybe eliminate a few items. Take your time and organize these spaces to gain better access to items all year.

  4. Rearrange Furniture: If you start your spring cleaning early, it is a great time to rearrange furniture in your home. This can make a room feel like a completely different area. If you start early, you have time to settle in and see if the new layout works or you can change it around again.

  5. Prepare for Mud Season: Starting your cleaning before spring means that you have time to prepare for spring. Bring out the mud boots and the boot placemat. Put up the signs about taking off your shoes at the door. Get the rain jackets and umbrellas out. Preparing for the muddy season can save you a lot of cleaning time in the middle of all the rain and mud.

Remember that spring cleaning is supposed to be fun and helpful for you and your family. So take your time and enjoy this fresh start.

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