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5 Tips on How to Make Your Spring Cleaning Easier

As parts of the nation continue to get pummeled with snow, spring cleaning is probably the furthest thing from your mind. However, as seasons often do, this one will likely be upon us before we know it. What are five ways you can make your spring cleaning easier?

5 Tips on How to Make Your Spring Cleaning EasierStart Early

Although people tend to think of April and May as the primary months of spring, the season technically starts in March and ends in June. When the sun starts to shine every day and nature is calling you to bask in her beauty, you probably don’t want to be stuck inside cleaning. When March starts, you should also begin your chores. With the weather, you’ll probably be inside anyway.

Stop Storing Useless Items

For some reason, we tend to become emotionally attached to useless objects. You may have a shirt that hasn’t fit in years lying around the closet, or you might insist upon keeping a notebook from your first day on the job. Instead of having a pile of objects that need to find a new home in the house, just get rid of them. If you haven’t used it in years, you are very unlikely to ever need it again. This will also make for easier spring cleaning in the future.

Contain Your Garbage

You might become very flustered with spring cleaning because you feel as though you’re constantly running outside to the garbage can or driving to the local dumpster. There are companies like skip hire from Skips Ahoy provide a dumpster that you can rent and use until the job is done. Once it actually is done, just give them a call, and they’ll come pick it up for you.

Fill Your Stock Pile

Nothing is more annoying that being halfway done cleaning the wooden furniture only to find out that you have no appropriate cleaning solution left. Before you begin an ounce of spring cleaning, make a list of everything that you are going to need. There’s no harm in overestimating here because then you will just have some supplies left for your day-to-day cleaning.

Hire Help If Necessary

When you are working full-time, raising children and taking care of pets, getting in a full spring cleaning is difficult. While you will still have to be the one to figure out what you’re keeping and to deal with the organizer, you can definitely look into hiring some help for mopping the floors, vacuuming the carpets and attending to other suck tasks.

Spring cleaning will certainly help you and your home to feel and look refreshed, and these tips will make it even easier this year.

Tim Esterdahl

Tim Esterdahl is the editor of IFCS blog. He is a married father of three and enjoys golf in his spare time.
Tim Esterdahl

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