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Your 2024 Home Spring-Cleaning Checklist

Here's a list of items to tackle around the house this season.
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Depending on your level of Type A-ness, the words “spring cleaning” may evoke varying levels of dread or delight. Whether or not you’re excited at the prospect, tackling a whole-home cleaning or organization project can seem overwhelming. To help you (and let’s be honest, ourselves) out, we’re breaking down exactly what you need to focus on each season. Here are the items we encourage you to add to your spring-cleaning to-do list to make sure your home’s interior, exterior, and lawn and garden are in tip-top shape. 

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Home Exterior

  • Inspect your roof—especially following severe weather—and make necessary repairs.
  • Clean out gutters.
  • Inspect concrete and driveway.
  • Have your HVAC system professionally inspected and tuned up.
  • Inspect your foundation and make necessary repairs.
  • Reseal doors and windows.
  • Have your furnace cleaned. (Pro tip: Do this now to avoid the fall rush!)
  • Repair and reseal decks.
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Home Interior

  • Perform home safety checks: security, smoke, and carbon monoxide alarms. 
  • Replace HVAC filters, and clean ducts and vents.
  • Replace refrigerator filter and test water quality.
  • Clean rugs and upholstery.
  • Clean washing machine and dryer vent.
  • Clean mattresses.
  • Deep-clean kitchen appliances.
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Lawn and Garden

  • Fertilize grass.
  • Weed, feed, mulch, and plant garden beds.
  • Apply pest control.
  • Inspect sprinkler and drip systems.

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