Spring Cleaning Tips: How To Get Your Home Ready For The Season - MAIA HOMES

Spring Cleaning Tips: How To Get Your Home Ready For The Season

Goodbye winter, hello spring. We know winter was long. Now it's time to start welcoming spring with open arms. Spring is a season for rebirth, and your house is no exception. A thorough cleaning may make your home more welcoming, pleasant, and healthier.

1. Purge Your Closets

Do you know how you have a closet full of clothing you never wear? Perhaps because you never find the right time to sort through and let go of clothings and accessories you do not use. So, now, Spring is a great time to get rid of anything in your wardrobe that you never wear. I know it can be hard to let go of your possessions. Think of it this way. They're just taking up room in your closet and clogging it up. Plus, if you don't wear them, you're unlikely to miss them once they're gone. So, this Spring, go through your closet and toss out anything you don't use or wear.
Dirty Shoes in a closet
However, instead of discarding those items away to landfill, we recommend giving them a second life. It means you can donate them to others or charity. Or, you can resell them to second-hand shops or online. This is a great way to reduce waste and help our planet Earth.
 faux monstera plants in a clean neat closet

2. Declutter and Organize Your Household Items

The simple rule is if you don't use it regularly or are not even fond of it, get rid of it. Getting rid of stuff can feel like a chore, so you end up moving it around, attempting to hide the clutter and make things easier on yourself. However, this is a common problem with a simple solution: instead of treating clutter as something that needs to be hidden or managed, treat it as something that needs to be sorted out and organized. To create a perfect drawer organizing system quickly, we highly recommend this short article.
 clean closet with organizer

3. Give Your Home A Deep Clean

Nothing says 'Spring is here!' quite like a deep clean of your home. After you let go of stuff that no longer serves you, emotionally and physically, prepare to take on the germs and grime that have accumulated in every corner, beneath every rug, and on every surface. The filth returns no matter how many times you sweep, vacuum, mop, or dust. Take advantage of this opportunity to finally get rid of those pesky germs with a thorough spring cleaning!
lady holding cleaning products 

4. Start on the outside. 

To remove any dirt and moss build-up, pressure-wash your house's exterior, deck, and walkways. Trimming dead branches and trimming trees and bushes
a man hosing plants outside a home 

5. Then move on to the inside. 

Dust out ceiling fans, light fixtures, and baseboards, as they are difficult to reach. Wash the windows until they are gleaming. To get rid of dust, pet dander, and other allergens that have accumulated over the winter months, clean out vents and HVAC filters. Toss out old cleaning goods while you are at it—if you can't read the label because it is worn off or faded away, it's time to get rid of it!
a woman cleaning and dusting inside of a home

6. Finally, Vacuuming and Mopping 

You may start with dusting all of those hard-to-reach places first, including ceiling fans, refrigerator top, the top and behind of the TV stand, underneath a cabinet, and light fixtures – whatever places you don’t typically clean on your average house cleaning day. Vacuuming and mopping should be the last activities for your spring cleaning. 
relaxing outdoor decorative pillows and curtains 

The takeaway

Spring cleaning can bring a breath of fresh air to your home after the long winter months. It is an essential element of keeping a pleasant home clean, and these are some simple lessons you could follow to help you navigate spring cleaning effortlessly. And, if you are looking to learn more about how to clean expensive home decors such as area rugs or brass objects, you may like to read this article.
 a woman sweeping front balcony

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