Are you dreading spring cleaning?
What comes to mind when you think of spring? Warmer weather, outdoor activities like walking, jogging, running and gardening. Now think about spring cleaning. Don’t go! Wait. Let’s take a deep breath and start over.
First, if you’re looking for variety of free printable spring tidying checklist click here. In essence, there you can find the list perfectly suited to your home’s needs, personal cleaning style, and most importantly it’ll also help make the job a lot more tolerable.
“The Way” to De-Clutter
One of the biggest challenges to cleaning is de-cluttering. You may have seen the Netflix series on the Kari Mari Method.
To enumerate, the tidying up method follows 6 basic steps:
- Commit yourself to tidying up.
- Imagine your ideal lifestyle.
- Finish discarding first.
- Tidy by category, not by location.
- Follow the right order.
- Ask yourself if it sparks joy.
This may seem like lots of steps but the above tidying method covers all of purging and organizing. This brings up another challenge which is letting go. That’s when you really need to question, does this spark joy? So for the sake of ease, we’ll shout out 3 easy steps.
It is no wonder that Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” was a #1 New York Times bestselling book. The teaching is that “if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you’ll never have to do it again!”
Oh and let’s not forget our furry friends for clean freak parents. HGTV has recommendations for the best tools in 2021 to keep your floor and carpets clean with pet specific Bissell cleaners. Good luck and may the force be with you.
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