How to Get Your Home Ready for the Spring Market

How to Get Your Home Ready for the Spring Market




As we approach the peak of the spring market, it is time to talk about spring cleaning. Whether you are listing your home for sale, or just need a few tips on how to maintain a beautiful, clean home, we are here for you. It's normal for spring cleaning to feel overwhelming, even for us which is why it's best to start with a checklist.


Start Small

After spending lots of time inside during the winter months, start identifying the small repair projects you want to complete before the summer. For example, repainting/touching up damaged walls, changing light fixtures, replacing area rugs, etc. 



Paint rooms a lighter hue to brighten up your space for the warmer weather!


Get Rid of Clutter

Get rid of the items you don't use anymore-- an excuse to go shopping for more versatile goods!


Deep Clean

Deep clean your mattress, couches, or any furniture that gets more use than most!


Be Efficient

Spring cleaning can be a daunting task, but being efficient can help make the process easier and more manageable. Here are some tips to help you be efficient when spring cleaning:

  1. Make a plan: Before you start cleaning, make a plan of what needs to be done in each room. This will help you stay organized and focused, and ensure that you don't miss anything important.

  2. Declutter first: Before you start cleaning, declutter each room by getting rid of anything you no longer need or use. This will make it easier to clean and organize the remaining items.

  3. Use a checklist: Create a checklist of tasks for each room and check them off as you complete them. This will help you stay on track and ensure that you don't miss anything.

  4. Work from top to bottom: Start at the top of each room and work your way down, cleaning from ceiling to floor. This will prevent dust and debris from falling onto areas you have already cleaned.

  5. Use the right tools: Make sure you have all the necessary cleaning supplies and tools before you start. This will save you time and prevent you from having to stop and search for what you need.

By following these tips, you can be efficient when spring cleaning and make the process less overwhelming.



Store your winter clothes in the attic OR in a storage unit! There is no need to keep them out during the summer as this adds more clutter.


Don't Rush

One thing at a time! Clean out one drawer in your kitchen at a time! There is absolutely nothing wrong with focusing on one task at a time.



Donating your clothes to charity is a great way to declutter your closet while also helping those in need. Instead of throwing away clothes that you no longer wear or need, consider donating them to a local charity or thrift store. Your donated clothes can be sold to raise money for various causes, or they may be given directly to individuals and families who cannot afford new clothing. By donating your clothes, you are not only helping others, but also reducing waste and supporting sustainable fashion practices. It's a win-win situation for everyone involved. So the next time you clean out your closet, consider donating your clothes to a charitable organization.



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