If you are like me, you might be a bit behind on getting the jump on spring cleaning. Next thing you know summer will be here! With only a few weeks left before school is out, here are a few ideas to spruce up your home before you host that end of school party!
Whether you plan to buy, sell or stay where you are, regular intervals of home improvement greatly adds to your home’s value, as well as contributes to your neighborhood’s overall impression.
Vacuum those A/C Vents
If you or your loved ones struggle with allergies, you must be diligent regarding the overall air quality in your home. Not only that, it also gives you a more efficient heating and air conditioning system.
Cleaning your Ceiling Fan Blades
Here is a fabulous idea that you will want to implement in your home!
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You can also use pillow cases to organize your linen closet. You can always find the right grouping in a hurry, when you find out last minute that company is coming!
Remove Oil Stains from Your Garage Floor (or Driveway)
This video shows the test of four different cleaning methods to remove oil stains from concrete. The results may surprise you!
Quick Flush Your Hot Water Heater
Draining even just a few gallons of water out of your hot water heater each year is fairly easy to do and can add years of life to your unit. This video shows how to do this quickly and easily. You don’t need a plumber or electrician to do this, but you do want to make sure you follow all the safety precautions necessary. While this video talks about draining your water heater completely you can just as easily allow it to drain just until the water runs clear of sediment.
You may have already started to enjoy your outdoor grill or smoker this year, but it still might need a good cleaning before the summer really gets rolling. You can always use a standard oven cleaner (most contain lye), but if you’re looking for a more environmentally, friendly version and don’t want chemicals in your grill then you may want to give Norwex® Oven & Grill Cleaner a try. It’s a little hard to find, but again, you’re putting your food on your grill so fewer chemicals is never a bad thing.
Whether it’s wrought iron, aluminum, plastic or wood, we all like our outdoor furniture to look it’s best when guests come over. This article has some great tips on how to clean all of these different types of outdoor furniture.
Walkways, Pavers and Flagstone
Power washing alone isn’t enough to get these types of surfaces back to their near-original condition. This article gives you some great cleaning methods for these types of outdoor surfaces.
I hope these ideas helps you to get the ball rolling, as you press into these projects and soon enjoy a ready house for all of your plans that are coming up soon!