Spring is finally here and it comes with milder temperatures and lighter nights. You need to get your house in order. No more excuses! Actually, spring cleaning might appear a bit illogical. During winter, you are mostly stuck indoors without any hopes of going anywhere. Most times we leave the house in the morning when it’s dark and come back when it’s still dark outside. The thought of going outside again is crippling.
You would imagine that those dark and long winter months are the perfect ones for cleaning everything in your home but most people simply hibernate. Well, when spring finally comes around, the sun starts highlighting the clutter and dust accumulated through winter. Well, it’s time to start sorting out everything.
Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Home
Glass Inspirations share a good way to start your spring cleaning and get it done fast. You can actually do it all in one weekend. That way, you can enjoy the rest of
1. Declutter in a Day
You don’t need to spend a lot more time decluttering than you actually need to do. You need to make three categories for every overfilled cupboard or
The throw-away pile should be removed immediately so you can throw things away in the bin or elsewhere. The pass-on pile should be taken to charity unless there is a home collection option near you. If there are some items you are unsure about, you can put them in the ‘to be reviewed’ pile. Don’t forget to check them in a month to avoid starting another pile.
2. Start Dusting
Once you have decluttered, you have enough space to start dusting, polishing and vacuuming your home. You need to do this on every surface of every room. Start from the top floors and work your way down. You should start with the ceilings, light fixtures, walls, blinds, curtains and doors.
Next, you should dust then polish the horizontal surfaces. You can finish by vacuuming the skirting boards of the entire floor. If you have wooden floors, you can clean them using a specialised cleaning agent or a steam cleaner.
You can make your entire home sparkle when you clean the windows, glass and mirrors with a bespoke cleaner. Alternatively, you can use an old-fashioned cleaning recipe by mixing water and white vinegar then wiping with cloth or newspaper. Your home will appear brighter with the shining glass.
4. Knockout Kitchens
The kitchen is the heart of every home. It’s the place with the most traffic and where most people meet but that might not be such a good thing. Well, it’s bound to wear out faster than any other area of your home so you need to find ways to bring it back to life.
Start cleaning from top to bottom and focus on the top of the units or appliances. Next, you need to clean the doors of your high cabinets. Dedicate enough time to clean every appliance including desclaing when it’s necessary. You should clear every surface and clean accordingly. You can now move to the lower kitchen cabinets and finish with the sink and the floor. If you think your kitchen is looking a bit tired, maybe you should consider renovations.
5. Bring Some Beauty to Your Bathrooms
Finally, you need to clean your bathrooms starting from top to bottom. Remove all your possessions from the bathroom and start vacuuming the walls and the floor. Next, you should clean the bathroom fittings and surfaces properly.