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10 Tips To Get Your Home Ready For Spring

Spring cleaning time! Get your home ready for Spring with these top tips:

  1. Clear Those Nests!
    Now is the time to find and remove wasps’ nests from on and around your home, because this is the time of year when the colony is smaller and the wasps are less aggressive.
  2. Spice It Up!
    Take some time to clean out your spice cabinet. Throw away anything that is old, less potent or unusable and get ready for those fresh, spring flavors coming your way.
  3. Save Your Egg Cartons!
    Egg cartons make the best containers for growing your own seedlings… so you can have a head-start on your spring gardening.
  4. Switch Scents!
    Treat yourself to a few, new candles and make the switch from winter to spring in your living room and bathrooms especially.
  5. Inspect Your Mower!
    Now is the perfect time to get your lawnmower ready. Check the oil, belts, blades and tires. This simple step can save you a lot of headache and ensure you are ready to go this spring!
  6. Take Your Tests!
    This is the perfect time to check all the emergency systems in your home. Test your smoke alarm, home alarm, carbon monoxide detector… and don’t forget to check your fire extinguisher to make sure it is functioning properly.
  7. Spring Clean Your Yard!
    Now is the perfect time to prune dead branches, trim overrun shrubs and eradicate any unwanted plants. This will keep your yard looking fresh and give you a head start this spring.
  8. Give a Flip!
    Spring is the perfect time to flip your mattress. Even if you have a “no-flip” mattress, you still may need to rotate your mattress to prevent from lasting body impressions being made. This one, little step can make a big difference in prolonging the life of your mattress.
  9. Gutters Need Love Too!
    Pick a warm day this month and make sure your gutters are clear of leaves, limbs and debris that can cause you problems (and a lot of money) later on. Also check your downspouts before any heavy rains to ensure they are clear and ready for spring!
  10. Freshen Your Entrance!
    Now is the time to show your front door some love. You can polish the knobs and hinges, give it a fresh coat of paint (or stain) and get a new welcome mat. These simple tips can give your entire house a new, happy and fresh appearance while increasing home’s curb appeal.

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