Outdoor Spring Cleaning Tips

Springtime is a time of renewal and refresh. That’s why it’s the perfect time of year to get started on a revitalizing your living space by cleaning and organizing. Balancing busy schedules with work and family might make you feel overwhelmed when trying to figure out a productive cleaning session. Having an organized list can go a long way to having a productive and orderly spring home cleaning session. Today we are going to give you a helpful list that focuses on the benefits of cleaning the exterior of you home.

  • Inspect & clean out gutters – this is a great way to prevent serious water damage. Also, cleaning your gutters helps protect your roof because heavy blockage can cause them to break and damage your roof.
  • Clean & organize garage – an organized garage space is obviously more aesthetically pleasing, but this creates a safer environment by reducing tripping hazards.
  • Power wash siding – this is a great way to rid your siding of dirt and grime as well as harmful substances like fungi, mildew, bacteria. These substances can be quite harmful to the health of the occupants and can cause permanent damage to the house.
  • Clean windows – the benefits of this one might seem obvious. Of course, your home will look better with spotless windows and being able to see out your window better because of removing smudges, dirt, stains, bug splatters etc. However, this cleaning task has safety and health benefits as well. Some of these benefits include decreasing allergens and unhealthy mold in your home, being able to spot window problems, stopping insects from entering and making nests in the home via the window.
  • Power wash driveway – an often-overlooked cleaning task when it comes to long term benefits. A consistent power washing routine removes dirt and grime, stains, stops the spread of weeds, mildew, mold and other growths can cause long term damage.

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