The first day of spring is just around the corner and with the winter we have had, it’s about time to freshen up your home. Whether you are looking to deep clean the whole house or just do one thing extra, we have gathered the top 11 tips on what to clean this spring.
Windows – Your windows will need some extra love, wash your windows with glass cleaner and a microfiber cloth. Tip: wait for an overcast day as direct sunlight can lead to streaks
Kitchen Sink – After you deep clean your skin, run a lemon or orange peel in the garbage disposal and follow with cold water and to enjoy the fresh aroma
Cutting Boards – The marks left on your cutting board are not permanent. Run the side of a lemon over the board to remove food stains. Tip: add baking soda for an extra clean surface
Stainless Steel Appliances– Bye-bye fingerprints! Mix 1 tsp dish detergent and 1-quart hot water, using a microfiber cloth you will see dirt, grime and fingerprints disappear
Curtains - Toss your curtains in the washer and give them that extra clean they have been needing
Fan – Use a pillow case to grab the dust you rarely clean from ceiling fans, light fixtures, crown molding, baseboards, and more
Closet - this is the perfect time to purge through your clothes and get rid of unused or older clothes that you know you didn’t wear last season
Washing Machine - you rarely think to clean the appliance that cleans everything for you, however you need to be sure to disinfect your washing machine by running a cleaning cycle on older models add liquid bleach and run a normal cycle with hot water.
Patio Furniture – with the weather starting to warm, you won’t want to miss your outdoor furniture. Add dish detergent to a bowl of warm water and go to work!
Air – replacing your HVAC filters is one of the most important parts of spring cleaning! This will keep you healthy and is an inexpensive way to ensure you are breathing clean air.
Décor - After all is said and done and your home is clean, add brighter colors to help create a lighter space in your home. New pillows, b