During the cold winter months, particularly in the midst of the busy holiday season, it can be hard to find the time and motivation to do the deep cleaning your home needs. But when the calendar turns to spring, if you’re like many people, you’ll get the itch to do some spring-cleaning. Not only is a thorough cleaning important in your home, but it’s vital to give plenty of attention to your yard and get it looking great for the spring and summer months ahead. Spring cleanup doesn’t have to be a pain. Here are some hints to making this experience a pleasant and rewarding one.
Don’t Start too Late
Depending on where you live, spring will come earlier for some people than others. However, don’t feel like you should put off landscaping until the weather is perfect. Waiting too long to plant a garden, put in new shrubbery or add other natural features to your property could hinder the chances of these items growing and flourishing ideally. Get an early start on your planting, and you’ll get your desired yield and look.
Get the Most Used Rooms in Order First
Your indoor spring cleanup should take place all over your house, but it’s a wise idea to give priority to those areas of the house where you’ll be spending the most time and where guests will most often join you. The kitchen is the best place to begin. Thoroughly scrub countertops, cabinets and the floor. Organize closets, drawers and the panty. Do your best to make it look brand-new.
Deep-Clean the Bathroom
For obvious reasons, your bathroom takes a constant beating, especially if you have children. Don’t neglect this room. Disinfect and sanitize in addition to organizing all your items in this room.
Your spring cleanup is a good opportunity to get things looking immaculate in your home and yard. Use these guidelines to help thee efforts.