Spring is around the corner - Cleaning Checklist

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The days begin to get longer and as the temperatures warm up, plants start blossoming in time for summer.

The weather is typically calm and dry and the sun is high in the sky meaning that temperatures can be high in the day but stay cool at night.

When does spring start?
This question, you may have thought is a simple one, but you are wrong.

The start of spring will change depending on who you ask.

The short answer is that spring either runs from March 1 – May 31, 2017 OR from March 20 – June 20, 2017.

Spring Cleaning Checklist:

 Clean out the garage.

 Inspect the roof and gutter.

 Power wash the outside of the house, including windows.

 Drain all sediment from your hot water heater.

 Donate clothes not worn for more than two years.

 Wash walls using 1/2 cup ammonia, 1/4 cup white vinegar and 1/4 cup baking soda to 1 gallon of warm water.

 Wash all inside windows. Vacuum out the tracks.

 Vacuum/wash/dry clean all window coverings.

 Dust and wash light fixtures and chandeliers.

 Wash all knickknacks. Vacuum books and shelves.

 Vacuum lampshades. Replace lightbulbs.

 Deep clean shower, toilet, floor and sink.

 Inventory the medicine cabinet and toss expired medicines.

 Defrost freezer (if needed) and wash out refrigerator.

 Clean oven and soak stove rings and drip pans.

 Vacuum front coils and motor to remove dust and dirt.

 Launder all blankets and bedding. Turn mattresses.

 Move furniture to the center of each room and vacuum thoroughly. Shampoo carpets.

 Have a garage sale.