8 handy spring cleaning tips

Spring is officially here and flowers are bursting in the gardens, This is nature letting everyone know that it is time to spring clean, so open your doors and get rid of the winter cobwebs. 

Tip 1
Get ready all the equipment you will need

Tip 2
Set aside a weekend to do a great job and have a BBQ with friends at the end to celebrate the warmer weather.

Tip 3
Make a list of jobs

  • Unclutter - put away, throw away, or sell
  • Clean floors
  • Clean walls
  • Clean soft furnishing, eg lounge chairs and curtains
  • Clean bathrooms
  • Clean kitchens
  • Clean Bedrooms
  • Dust books
  • Refold the linen with fresh scent sheets
  • Clean BBQ
  • Clean light switches
  • Clean fridge
  • Clean kitchen draws
  • Clean out the garage/shed
  • Clean the inside and outside bins

Allocate everyone a job - the more help you have, the faster this will be. If you have young children it can also become a game. Teenagers might require an incentive, but it will be worth it. 

Tip 4
Start from the top down always this will save you time and leave the floors until the very end. 

Tip 5
Most important - put everything away before you start. If you don't your job will take 10 times as long.

Tip 7
Have fun, take tea breaks, listen to music or podcasts. 

Tip 8
Reward everyone at the end.