Before Spring, Here are 3 Spring Cleaning Prep Tips You Need for Your Home

March 14th, 2018

Spring is only a few weeks away, which means it’s time to start thinking about cleaning! Spring cleaning can seem like an insurmountable challenge full of backbreaking work, especially for owners of new custom homes in Chester County, PA. That is why Rotelle Studio(e) is excited to tell you how to get ahead of the game when it comes to spring cleaning. With just a few simple steps, you can finish your spring cleaning quicker and with less stress than ever before. 


Tip 1: Declutter the House Before You Clean

The first step to saving time on almost every chore you do is to to get rid of the clutter first. Over the winter, things seem to pile up around the living areas of the house. There are shoes by the doors, newspapers and mail on the end tables, and games and toys all over the house. By throwing out, recycling, or putting away everything that is taking up space, every chore from sweeping and dusting to detail cleaning becomes a lot easier, helping you finish in a fraction of the time.


Tip 2: Take Time to Plan Out Chores Each Room Needs

Many homeowners go into spring cleaning without a clear plan. Doing this makes for more stress as new chores seem to arise everywhere you look. By walking room to room and making a list of everything that needs to be done, you can get an understanding of how long each room will take you, and save yourself from having to do more cleaning after each thing you finish. Having a plan for cleaning your custom home of Berks County, PA also allows you to divide up the work and schedule the cleaning, which saves time and makes the whole process much easier to manage.


Tip 3: Tackle the Hardest Chores First

Doing the most difficult chores first sounds stressful, but getting these tasks out of the way in the beginning is relieving, and builds momentum as things only get easier. Saving the worst chores for the end means more stress because you are more tired. To ensure you make the most out of your time cleaning, knock out one or two of your most time-consuming chores ahead of time.

Spring cleaning can seem like a never ending cycle of cleaning, but it does not have to be that way. By following these tips of decluttering before you clean, planning out your chores ahead of time, and finishing the hardest ones first, homeowners can welcome spring with a clean home.