Every spring people start to talk about spring cleaning, not only to discuss how much they hate it, but also their plans for when they will do it. With such contrary discussions you may start to wonder what the importance of this tradition is, if any. Let’s face the fact, dirt really happens. The kids track dirt all over the clean rooms and kitchen whilst the dog runs through the living room right after you are done cleaning the carpets. Of course, this will involve washing home windows, but you need to think of all the sunshine that the task will allow in. You can still have closets to put in order, but imagine how ready you will be for a trip to the beach or a spontaneous weekend away. We can all agree – dirt sucks! Now that we have the ‘dirt sucks’ out of the way, we can get to the good stuff, Tips for Spring Cleaning! There are a few specific areas to pay attention to – along with a few secrets – like the magic cleaning product that many may already have at home! Finally, no one likes spending the whole day cleaning.
If you take some time to read this, you will work more efficiently and be finished in time to enjoy the marvelous spring weather. Here are some simple tips to lessen the load:
Create a checklist
Make a checklist of chores that need to be done and put it in a place where everyone can see. That way, all of those people involved with the cleaning will know which things haven’t been done and which have. Ensure that you make your task as enjoyable as possible. Put on your favorite music and be sure to take enough breaks. Order your best choice take out foods as a treat at the end of the session. Also, you can schedule a time when you are going to spring clean your home. It doesn’t matter when you do it as long as you set a time to do it. You may want to set a few days aside and write it on the calendar.
Use the correct should cleaners for spring cleaning
You want to make sure that the cleaners you are using are the appropriate ones for the job. For just an example, when cleaning the bathroom, you ought to be using a bathroom cleaner made for soap scum. If you are not then you are going to be spending much time getting your shower clean. When trying to get the floor back to its unique color, ensure that you use a floor cleaner and use a scrub brush rather than just a mop. If you do this, you will need less time spring cleaning the kitchen floor with a scrub brush than you would doing the best to get it sparkling clean with a mop and it will come out nicer.
Set out the patio furniture
It is a hassle to get the furniture out of your basement or garage, but hey it is worth it setting the tables and chairs outside, particularly after being cooped up all winter long and just at the same period, you look forward to sitting outside during a nice and warm spring day. Make sure you wipe down all the chairs and tables thoroughly with soap and water after you set them outside. Also, if you have seat cushions for the chairs, wipe and wash those down as well.
Mop and Dust every room in the home
After dealing with people tracking in the snow, salt, and dirt while walking inside during the winter, spring is perfect time to use a mop to clean the floors. Get a mop, bucket, dust rag and some cleaning products (Windex, Pine Sol, Clorox, etc.) and get busy. Gather newspapers, magazines, toys, crayons, or whatever might be lying around that should not be. Take those items and put them where they belong. Once you have finished one room you can move onto the next. If you have carpet in your living room and the dining room floor, make use of the vacuum to sweep the each room to get rid of dirt as well as other debris. If you don’t want to do that, hire a professional carpet cleaner to do the job. Furthermore, do not throw what you consider as trash all at once. You will never know what may be actually made out of what you first thought to be garbage. You can also, reduce, re-use and recycle. You have all it takes to help Mother Earth. A green environment is what our future generation needs.
Finish one room at a time
Don’t leave a room to go and clean another one unless you are done with the first. If you continuously leave tasks incomplete, you may end up not finishing anything at all. You can also get rid of those objects you don’t need any more. Although some items may have great memories behind them, if they are taking up too much space then maybe it is time to reconsider getting rid of them.
Ask for help if you can
Get your family or friends involved and offer them incentives for helping you. Equip each person with a bag they can keep on them filled with cleaning materials and a list. Spring cleaning can be a chance for the whole family to come together. Everyone sharing the house should lend a hand.
Have the right attitude
Spring cleaning can even be fun if you all have fun and the right music. Just be careful not to get too distracted because then the work can really suffer.
Spring Cleaning is a tough task to deal with. A great advantage of clean springing is that it is not limited to one season of the year. Clean Springing ought to be considered as a task that redeems people from the bondage of the current inhibitions. The Clean Springing does not have to refer to the whole house. It could easily be used to describe the need to clear off a table that has never been used for anything other than a catchall for odds and ends; it can also mean an opportunity to turn the spare bedroom into an office or nursery. We owe it to ourselves to oblige our natural impulses to start fresh and move forward. Spring cleaning your home and yard is deeply satisfying on many levels of your mind, body, and spirit. Whether you’re an advocate of an all-out session of spring cleaning, or tend more toward the small, simple jobs, both can bring the season’s freshness into your life. Once you have finished spring cleaning why not rearrange your furniture for a fresh look. If you can afford it, spring cleaning offers a perfect opportunity for re-decorating or re-painting.