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Tips to Make Spring Cleaning a Breeze

Spring house cleaning concept, cleaning materials in a kitchen.Spring is a season of new beginnings, and what better way to start fresh than by giving your home a thorough spring cleaning? While most renters are aware of the importance of keeping their homes clean, the thought of spending endless hours scrubbing every corner can be daunting. If you find yourself procrastinating on your spring cleaning tasks, fear not! Here are some tips that can help make your spring cleaning a breeze.

Make a Plan

Firstly, it is important to create an action plan before starting your spring cleaning. Take some time to jot down what needs to be done and in what order. Consider using a cleaning checklist to make a task list, and gather all the required supplies and materials to complete each item. If you plan to include any professional cleaning services such as carpet cleaning, schedule them in advance. By doing so, you can streamline the process, ensure that you don’t miss any essential tasks, and ultimately save time in the long run.

Set Realistic Expectations

When spring cleaning, many people make the mistake of trying to do too much in one day or weekend and become overwhelmed with the amount of work. You can avoid this by segmenting your to-do list into smaller, easier to manage sections. Then, set realistic goals for each day or week. In this way, you can accomplish a total spring cleaning without feeling burnt out by it all!

Focus on Areas that Need Attention First

It is important to prioritize your cleaning tasks as you make your cleaning schedule. Prioritization is typically given to the most frequently used rooms, such as the kitchen and bathroom. The areas within or on top of cupboards, over drapes, and underneath or behind appliances are often overlooked. When you give in the keys after your lease, it is your responsibility to make sure the rental is in satisfactory shape for the next tenant. Because of this, you should probably verify those goals and set cleaning priorities accordingly.

Include Hard-to-Reach Spots

Cleaning hard-to-reach areas is important for rental property maintenance and can help your house feel spotless. Be sure to pay special attention to window sills, baseboards, closets, light switches, door handles, and overlooked surfaces like walls and ceilings. These areas can be hotspots for dust and dirt buildup and should be included on your spring cleaning checklist.

Get to Work – But Have Fun!

Once you have a plan, all the necessary supplies, and the right expectations for completing the task, it’s time to put your plan into action. Use motivators like upbeat music or rewards, like a favorite outing or activity, to keep yourself on track. Enlisting the help of the entire household, friends, or family members can make the job faster, easier, and much more fun!

In conclusion, with a plan, a positive attitude, and some elbow grease, you can make your spring cleaning a breeze this year! For more spring cleaning tips or to get information on available rental properties in your area, contact your local Real Property Management office.

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