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Freshen Up Your Space: Essential Spring-Cleaning Tips for a Cozy Home

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As the days grow longer and the sun shines brighter, the season of renewal begins. For many of us, this signals a time to update our wardrobes, activities, and living spaces. It is an ideal time to consider reorganizing your living space, and we're here to offer some helpful tips to make this process effortless.

  1. Goal Setting: The Roadmap to Success

Before diving into the whirlwind of cleaning, take a breather to set clear goals. It’s easy to get sidetracked, so prioritize your spaces and set realistic timelines. A little planning goes a long way!

  1. Declutter First.

Canadian winters mean we accumulate a ton of seasonal gear. Take this opportunity to sort through your things – keep, donate, sell, or throw away. If you’re not ready to say goodbye to something, consider renting a storage unit.
Here are some perks you can use: XYZ Storage and Green Storage.

  1. Invest in Quality Cleaning Supplies.

Cleaning your home thoroughly might take some time, so it’s essential to pick durable cleaning supplies that last.

  1. Work in Zones.

Tackle your cleaning one room at a time to avoid burnout. Dedicate a day to each area – kitchen, bedroom, backyard etc. This approach makes the task more manageable and less daunting.

  1. Stimulate your ears.AdobeStock_646630745

Some people clean better with something playing, it helps to focus on the task at hand. If this is you, blast your favourite tunes, an engaging podcast, or an audiobook to keep your spirits high. Learning something new while cleaning? Yes, please! The possibilities are limitless!

  1. Hire help!

Sometimes, it’s best to call in the professionals, especially for tasks that are outside your wheelhouse or for that extra deep clean. Whether it’s gardening, minor repairs, or carpet cleaning, perks like Mr. Handyman, Homeservice Club of Canada, and Evergreen Carpet Cleaning are there to help.

  1. Don’t Skip the Corners.

A thorough scan of your place after you’re done cleaning can ensure you haven’t missed any spot. Consider a solution like iRobot for on-going maintenance. Don’t forget to use your perk for it!

  1. Freshen Up Your House

Walking through each room and think about things you could update, whether it’s new bedding for warmer months or freshening up your living space with scents or flowers. Don’t be afraid to replace or upgrade furniture that no longer fits the space.

If you are looking to replace or upgrade your furniture, consider using your perks at QE Home; DirectBuy; Ashley Furniture, Arrow Furniture; The Brick, SouthShore Furniture; Bouclair etc.

Bedding refresh: Benji sleep; Hush Blanket; Polysleep; Emma Mattress

Dry-cleaning drapes, area rugs, even expensive clothing: Top Hat Cleaners, Stitch In Time,

  1. Home Upgrades

With the warmer spring weather, it’s a perfect time for home upgrades to improve efficiency and save on future bills. Think about enhancements that could add value and comfort to your home.

Here are some perks you can use if you are thinking about adding features to your house: Backyard Retreat Home & Leisure Inc.; Eco Choice Windows & Doors; A1 Air Conditioning & Heating; Clarkson Bath & Tile Inc & Comfort Union.

  1. Let Nature In


Finally, open the windows, let in the fresh spring air and natural light. It’s amazing what a bit of natural light and a gentle breeze can do for your home and your mood.

Spring cleaning is more than just a daunting task, it’s a chance to rejuvenate your home and by extension, your life. With these tips and helpful perks at your fingertips, you’re ready to welcome the beauty of spring into your home.