Is it spring already?

Before we know it spring will be here and with it the motivation to clean and de-clutter descends. Many of us dread it but it feels great once you are done!Spring crocuses

These 5 tips will help you get started and accomplish more with less work:

1.   SET A TIME FRAME

  • planning now means you will be finished by the time warm weather arrives
  • as with any goal, plan to achieve tasks by a specified date
  • break the job down into parts, such as tackling certain rooms or floors
  • track accomplishments to motivate everyone to finish
  • if children are helping, reward their work as you progress

2.   ENLIST HELP

  • make it a family project
  • start with shorter work times, such as 1 or 2 hours
  • assign children to separate rooms to help them stay focused
  • invite friends over to help and finish off with refreshments or a meal

3.   DE-CLUTTER FIRST

  • tackle one room or area at a time
  • recycle paper or other products (old phone books, containers)
  • donate clothing, toys and other items no longer needed
  • dispose of items that are unusable (chemicals will need special treatment)
  • carefully pack and label categorized items into boxes or clear plastic bins

4.   SPRING CLEAN

  • stock up on green cleaning products with coupons or sales to reduce costs
  • look up and down in each room, such as fans and baseboards
  • assign a specific job to each person, like window cleaning or polishing furniture
  • deodorize rooms once clean to energize everyone’s mood

5.   STORE

  • self storage frees up space for more efficient, enjoyable use of your home
  • ask neighbours and friends for recommendations
  • look for good security, professional, resident staff and easy unit access
  • place items you will need first at the front of your storage unit

 

 

 

 

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