Hi friends. We are under a stay at home order now – and everyone should STAY AT HOME, even if they aren’t under an order. With all the chaos going on, I’ve felt a need to feel centered and to create order in our home. To me, that means cleaning up, organizing, and purging old things. It’s the perfect time for spring cleaning. Here are my favorite spring cleaning tips!
For general tips on how to get started and tackle spring cleaning tasks, please see this post on spring cleaning and decluttering. Getting started is always the hardest part, right?!?
For tips on cleaning out your clothes closet, please see this post on how to get an organized closet in one afternoon:
If your porch is covered in pollen (mine is!), I’ve got the easiest way here for how to clean a screened porch:
If you have an unfinished basement that’s a bit scary, here’s how to organize an unfinished basement:
If shoes and Amazon boxes are overwhelming your entry, please see this post on my front porch makeover and organization:
I was lucky enough to get advice from a professional organizer on how to get an organized home office here:
And that’s even more timely now that I’m working from home (and so is Dear Husband and so are my kids)!
Clogged dryer ducts can cause a fire – here’s how to clean out your dryer ducts:
Cooking more? We are! I’ve got my five tips for organizing a kitchen here:
If you’re cleaning and organizing your bathroom, here’s the best all-natural way to clean grout:
My rugs are covered in pollen and dog hair! Here’s an easy method for cleaning and deodorizing a rug !
And once you get organized, here’s five ways to get rid of unwanted clutter:
Pin it for spring cleaning later:
For more spring cleaning inspiration, you can find an awesome printable spring cleaning checklist at Mom4Real here. And if you are ready for a big organizing and purging project, try White House Black Shutters’ 40 bags in 40 days here.
Great tips Karen! I think I skipped spring cleaning last year. Hopefully I’ll be more motivated this year. 🙂
pinned these great ideas!
Lilly Rice says
Great tips – really useful. Inspiring post and I will definitely use some of your tips for my cleaning this year.
Karen Cooper says
Thank you, Lilly!