Spring is the season for renewal. That’s why it’s the perfect time for some traditional spring cleaning and some important spring maintenance. If you’re not sure where to get started around your home, just follow these handy checklists.

Indoor cleaning

  • Wipe walls and ceilings
  • Dust throughout
  • Vacuum and shampoo carpets and rugs
  • Clean upholstered furniture
  • Clean window treatments
  • Polish metal hardware
  • Wash windows
  • Clean appliances
  • Vacuum and turn mattresses
  • Clean and organize closets and drawers
  • Donate or dispose of unused items

Outdoor maintenance

  • Inspect roof, chimney, trim, siding and foundation for damage
  • Inspect attic and basement for pests, moisture and mold
  • Clean out gutters
  • Clean decks and patios
  • Clean and service air conditioner unit
  • Check weather stripping and caulk
  • Stain, seal or paint surfaces as needed
  • Check faucets and sprinkler systems
  • Clean up lawn debris

Wishing you a tidy, productive and vibrant spring!

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