Is It the Time to Deep Clean Your Home?
Do you love the summer? It is the best. Most of us get a fresh look on life and it seems to be a time of new beginnings. Everywhere you look, there is beauty. Many people get the summer cleaning bug. You know, when you go through all the cupboards and load up the car and head for the good will. Maybe you want to really clean and go for the gold. How about a good old fashion garage sale? It always sounds like a good idea until the day before the sale and you have all that junk sitting in your driveway. Then at six in the morning, all those neighbors eagerly pick through your old clothes and cast offs to find treasures that they can take home.
Well, maybe it is time for some much needed summer cleaning. It is fun to joke about it and have fun with the idea, but it is necessary to keep things free of clutter if you are going to keep your sanity. So, summer cleaning is top on the agenda. Start by taking an inventory of every room in your home. Look at each item and ask if you have used it in the last year. If the answer is no, then you have a decision to make. Maybe it is time for it to have a new home. We all have so much stuff. We are a nation that likes our stuff, but we cannot keep our homes and lives organized and clean with a houseful of clutter.
After you have gone through and gotten rid of the extra things around your home, it is time for some serious cleaning. Even if you do not use a cleaning company, now might be the time to have some extra help. Carpets need to be shampooed. Windows and blinds washed. And last but not least, how about the walls and woodwork? This type of cleaning does not need to be done very often, but it certainly helps to keep you house clean all winter.
Summer is the perfect time to start fresh. It takes a little work, but the results are worth the effort. You can do it all yourself or better yet, get the kiddos and hubby to join in the fun. The important thing is to get it done. You will find you are more relaxed and better able to enjoy all that life has for you. A clean house will make you a happy lady.