Spring cleaning hacks

As the days get longer and the temperature gets warmer, one task we love to hate is looming: spring cleaning. The obvious spring cleaning tasks such as window washing and purging Marie Kondo style are more obvious, but we have scoured the internet to bring you an unconventional list of things often overlooked and links to some cleaning hacks to help this task seem less daunting.

Clean Appliances

When was the last time you thought to give your major appliances a deep clean? It is often easy to look past these workhorse items that we use the most. Spring cleaning is the opportune time to give all your appliances the TLC they need to extend their use and prevent wear and tear. Here is a list to help you get started:

Washing Machine & Dryer

Oven

Refrigerator and Freezer (and deep freezer, and second refrigerator…)

Dishwasher

Easily Overlooked locations

Feeling the need to overhaul each part of your home is a typical mindset when approaching spring cleaning. While it is easy to focus on the big picture, be sure not to overlook a certain attention to detail and leave out these often overlooked areas of the house.

Exhaust Fans

Replace AC Filters

Ovenrange Hood Filter

Garbage Disposal

Baseboards & Crown Moulding

Ceiling Fans

And more…

Konmari Made Easy

The Marie Kondo Konmari method has swept the internet and provided a fantastic framework to declutter your space. The keyword there is framework. Blogger Thrifty Decor Chick outlines an approachable method to picking and choosing what methods to employ when implementing this radical decluttering and organizing methodology.


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