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4 Spring Cleaning Tasks to Perform Outside Your Home

If you’re looking for ways to improve the curb appeal of your property, there are things you can do to the yard to make it look its best. Coming up with a schedule that helps you tackle the lawn and garden is important. It allows you to maintain the neat and clean appearance of your yard.

Four spring cleaning tasks to perform outside your home are listed below for you to refer to as needed. They are to Spruce Up the Front Porch, Clean the Gutters, Pressure Wash the Siding, and Prepare Flower Beds for Planting. Each can help make the outside of your home look outstanding in the upcoming months.

Spruce Up the Front Porch

One of the first things people see when they approach your house from the street is the porch. Giving it extra time and attention pays off by helping add to the value of the property. Take time to sweep the area entirely, wipe down flower pots and furniture, and replace burnt-out lightbulbs with brand new ones.

Clean the Gutters

Gutter systems can become clogged with debris, making it impossible for water to flow through them efficiently. It’s essential to clean the gutters often so that when it rains, water doesn’t accumulate on the roof and cause it to sag or leak. The water that travels through the gutter gets directed away from the foundation of the house, so it doesn’t cause structural damage.

Pressure Wash the Siding

Remove built-up dirt in seconds by pressure washing the siding. Your home will look as good as new once you’ve finished with this task. You won’t even need to paint again because cleaning the siding will help renew its brilliance.

Prepare Flower Beds for Planting

If you enjoy flowers, you’ll want to prep the flower beds for planting. This task alone can be tedious because you may have a lot of weeds to pull out to prepare the soil. You’ll till the dirt and put down mulch once you have the flowers planted to keep weed growth minimal.

You’ve got plenty of things to do around the house to prepare it for spring. Don’t forget to work outdoors to make the exterior of your home look as good as the interior. It’s something you’re able to do rather easily as long as you’re willing to complete every project you start.

Tim Esterdahl

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