Spring cleaning doesn’t have to be miserable, cleaning your home and making it look less messy and smelling good is beneficial for both your physical and mental health, it takes a burden off your shoulders and you feel happy and calm when you come back home everyday to a clean house. Spring cleaning is an annual task and it requires thorough cleaning of the house, fixing and repair, whether you want to do it on your own or hire help, here are a few tips to help you handle your annual task like a pro.
Choose a date
Don’t rush spring cleaning. You should pick a day or two when you wouldn’t be doing anything else, such as the weekend, dedicate the weekend to thoroughly cleaning your home, de-cluttering, garage sale and anything you’d planned for the spring cleaning. A clean home that smells good takes the burden off your shoulders, makes you feel happier and lighter.
Set your cleaning mood
Cleaning doesn’t have to be boring! Take your partner or your kids along for the cleaning, if you live alone prepare yourself by turning on your favorite music and lighting some lavender or lemon-scented candles. Wear a cute apron and gloves, and you’re ready for the cleaning task.
Ready the Trash bags
On your cleaning spree you might find items that are no longer of use, or you think you could donate them, keep trash bags always in hand and store things you think you might want to donate. It can include household items, clothes, toys, other home accessories.
Ready the cleaning supplies
While you are at it you don’t want to waste time looking for the glass cleaner or the rug cleaner, keep all the cleaning supplies at one spot, this will save you a lot of frustration and time. Organization is the key!
Make a to-do-list
Make a to-do-list and check it off as you go ahead with your task, your to-do-list might include HVAC that requires professional help and things that you want to do on your own. Whether it’s fixing, cleaning or repair a checklist will save the frustration of leaving an important task behind.
After you’ve pampered your home and now feel a sense of accomplishment, you need to pamper yourself, too. Take a nice bath or treat yourself with some yummy dessert.