Spring has Sprung! A Quick Cleaning Checklist

Real Estate

While in some parts of the country, like here in New England, we may still receive a winter blast from Old Man Winter, according to the calendar...

Spring Has Sprung!

Here is a quick little list of "To-Dos" for your Spring Cleaning Adventures:

  •  Clean out the garage.

  •  Inspect the roof and gutter.

  •  Power wash the outside of the house, including windows.

  •  Drain all sediment from your hot water heater.

  •  Donate clothes not worn for more than two years.

  •  Wash walls using 1/2 cup ammonia, 1/4 cup white vinegar and 1/4 cup baking soda to 1 gallon of warm water.

  •  Wash all inside windows. Vacuum out the tracks.

  •  Vacuum/wash/dry clean all window coverings.

  •  Dust and wash light fixtures and chandeliers.

  •  Wash all knickknacks. Vacuum books and shelves.

  •  Vacuum lampshades. Replace lightbulbs.

  •  Deep clean shower, toilet, floor and sink.

  •  Inventory the medicine cabinet and toss expired medicines.

  •  Defrost freezer (if needed) and wash out refrigerator.

  •  Clean oven and soak stove rings and drip pans.

  •  Vacuum front coils and motor to remove dust and dirt.

  •  Launder all blankets and bedding. Turn mattresses.

  •  Move furniture to the center of each room and vacuum thoroughly. Shampoo carpets.

  •  Have a garage sale.

And don't forget; If Spring Fever has you itching to buy or sell a home...

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