The Importance Of Spring Cleaning

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It’s springtime! The wintertime freeze is thawing, the birds are chirping, and you may have the urge to open up your windows and let in some fresh air. Something about the season makes everything feel new, and it spurs on a frenzy of spring cleaning, especially the moment that ray of sunlight hits the room to reveal the layer of dust that has accumulated over the winter. Pace yourself. There is no need to take on the whole house for a spring-cleaning overhaul all in one fell swoop. Tackle one room at a time. A good place to make a clean start is in the room where you sleep. You will be able to venture outside to soak up the outdoor freshness in no time after you spring clean your bedroom like a pro with these helpful tips:

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While your bedding is being cleaned, begin to wash the walls and the windows. Begin cleaning the frame of your room with the walls and windows, and then move to the furnishings. Start dusting top to bottom so as not to knock dust on an already cleaned area. Remove curtains for cleaning. Dust the corners, and slip an old pillowcase over the ceiling fan blades to catch excess falling dust before it hits the bed below and then wipe the blades down with a damp cloth. If the lights have glass covers, remove them and soak them in the sink while you go about wiping down the walls and cleaning the windows with a water and vinegar mixture or your choice of glass cleaners. Don’t forget the window sills, light switches, and door knobs. Vacuum the outside cover and inside heating and air conditioning vents. For hard-to-reach spots, use vacuum extensions or a cotton mop with a long handle. Once you’re done with the frame of the room, move in to dust the furniture, doors, lamps and other bedroom accessories, and remove everything from dresser or nightstand tops to clean the surfaces before neatly returning knick knacks to their decorative places. When all of the dusting is complete, finish off by vacuuming the mattress using special attachments to get into the seams and crevices, dust with baking soda to keep it fresh and then flip the mattress. Pillowtop mattresses may do better to be flipped from head to toe rather than upsidedown. If

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