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Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Nashville Home

Sweep up the dust and make your Nashville home sparkle!
#1 It’s that time of year again: Spring. Which means warm weather, green gardens and summer vacations are right around the corner. It’s also the time of year that homeowners – new and old – brush off their brooms, dig out their dusters and begin barreling through the clutter that piled up during the winter months.
While some people find it fun to organize the mounds of chaos, the rest of us need a little help putting the “merry” in our maids. Here are several tips to make
the most of this year’s spring cleaning.
Slow and steady wins the race. The chaos of clutter in your Nashville home can make anyone feel frazzled. Keep your nerves in check. Schedule your de-clutter days in advance. Go out and buy any and all necessary cleaning items beforehand so that everything’s readily available. (The last thing you want is to be in the grocery store – yellow gloves and all – looking for toilet bowl cleaner) Then map out your plan of attack. Start with the hard stuff first while your energy is high then little by little inch away at each room.
lot 236 yarmouth 001 To keep or not to keep? That certainly is the question. To make it easier, find (or buy) three boxes. Label the boxes “Put Away,” “Give Away/Sell” and “Storage.” Then grab your trash can. Now you’re ready. As you peruse through each pile of paper or stacks of stuff, ask yourself which box the item belongs to. Hint: If you don’t throw anything away, you may need to reevaluate how you’re organizing your clutter.
All hands on deck.
Now that you’ve removed all unnecessary clutter from your Nashville home and have packed away any “Put Away” or “Storage” items you’re ready to yank on your yellow gloves. It’s easy to remember to clean the obvious places – here are some not so obvious places that may also need some TLC: Windows and Skylights, Baseboards and Walls, Tile as well as Closets, Cabinets and Computer Areas.
Having a clutter-free home isn’t easy – but it is achievable. Make your spring cleaning a family affair. Assign chores and reward yourselves with a fun night out. And if all this sounds like too much work – hire someone to do it for you. I know of several services that come highly recommend. Give me a call – I’d be happy to give you’re their information!

The Brewer Group


Published Friday, April 2, 2010 8:42 PM by larry Brewer


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