These 5 handy tips that will help you get motivated, avoid time-wasting and get it done quickly and well! The first one is SUPER easy and will help you get motivated!
Getting started can be the hardest part, but you will feel great when it's finished. Let's go...
Told you it was easy!
Fresh air circulating around your home after a long cold winter will breathe new energy into the place. I always find this is a great starting point as I take a few deep breaths of fresh air and get motivated to start cleaning.
Also, it's nice to hear the birds and kids playing outside while cleaning.
De-cluttering before cleaning will save you oodles of time!
This is because:
Take the time to enjoy those old photos, cds, books properly beforehand...rather than prolonging the cleaning part.
I have found Marie Kondo's book "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" very useful for tackling clutter methodically, but there are lots of tips to be found online as well.
Don't spend longer cleaning than you need to. Having a plan helps you focus and speeds up the process.
If you need extra motivation, build in a tea/chocolate break. You may not even want to take it if you're progressing well.
Now you've made your prioritised task-list, make sure you have everything you need for cleaning to hand. E.g. you may need:
This minimises disruption and frustration from finding you don't have certain cleaning products halfway through the job. You will be amazed at how much more quickly you will accomplish your task!
Some jobs are better left to professionals, e.g. outside window washing, chimney cleaning, carpet cleaning etc.
Specific equipment and know-how can get the job done in a fraction of the time and at a much better standard than you could do yourself. We often get enquiries from people who have previously rented machines to clean their carpets or upholstery who didn't realise:
And finally, relax and enjoy your fresh and clean home!
I hope these spring cleaning tips will be helpful for you! If you have any tips that you find helpful for spring cleaning, follow us on Instagram and let us know, we'd love to hear them! And of course, if you need carpet, rug or upholstery cleaning, let us know below and we'll be happy to help!
Happy Spring Cleaning!