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Tips For Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

Spring cleaning is a great way to declutter your home, refresh your living space, and get organized. After a long winter spent indoors, it's the perfect time to give your home a deep clean and prepare for the warmer months ahead. Here are some tips to help you get started on your spring cleaning journey. 

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Create a plan

Before you begin cleaning, take some time to create a plan. Make a list of all the areas in your home that need cleaning and prioritize them. Think about which areas need the most attention and which ones can wait. This will help you stay focused and organized as you clean.


Spring cleaning is a great time to declutter your home. Go through your closets, cabinets, and drawers and get rid of any items you no longer need or use. Donate items in good condition and toss any items that are worn out or broken. Decluttering will not only make your home feel more spacious but it will also make it easier to clean.

Deep clean carpets and upholstery

Carpeting and upholstery can collect a lot of dirt, dust, and allergens over time. Consider renting a carpet cleaner or hiring a professional to deep clean your carpets and upholstery. This will help remove any built-up dirt and grime and leave your home feeling fresh and clean.

Clean windows and blinds

Cleaning your windows and blinds is an easy way to brighten up your home. Use a window cleaner and a squeegee to clean your windows and a microfiber cloth to wipe down your blinds. This will help remove any dust and grime and let more natural light into your home.

Clean out the fridge and pantry

Spring cleaning is a great time to clean out your fridge and pantry. Check expiration dates and toss any expired or spoiled food. Wipe down the shelves and drawers with a mild cleaner and reorganize your food items. This will help you keep track of what you have and make meal planning easier.

Dust and vacuum

Dust and vacuum your home from top to bottom. Start by dusting ceiling fans, light fixtures, and shelves. Then, vacuum carpets and floors, paying special attention to corners and edges. This will help remove any dust and allergens that have accumulated over the winter months.


Finally, take some time to organize your home. Consider investing in storage solutions like shelves, baskets, and bins to help keep your home tidy. Labeling items and creating designated spaces for different items can also help you stay organized.

Spring cleaning your home can be a big task, but by breaking it down into manageable steps, you can make it a breeze. Use these tips to help you get started and enjoy a clean and organized home for the warmer months ahead. Any questions? Contact Flow Realty today!

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