Tips for Organized Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning...whether you love it or you hate it... it is a task that many of us will take on over the next few months.    

Although the end result brings great satisfaction, the time and effort spent doing it can be overwhelming.  So if you are going to take on this challenge, it is a good idea to have an organized plan of attack.  It may not make the task enjoyable, but organization WILL help you be more efficient and effective.

Here's a quick "hit list" to help you stay on task and get your home sparkling clean.

 Kitchen:
  • Wipe down the cabinets from top to bottom
  • Clean out and defrost your freezer 
  • Wash and sanitize trash cans
  • Clean oven
  • Clean the Refrigerator Coils 
  • Clean base boards
 Bedrooms:
  • Exchange the heavy bedding for lightweight blankets
  • Wash or replace Pillows
  • Clean out drawers and closets
  • Replace smoke detectors/alarm batteries
  • Flip Mattress 
Through out your Home:
  • Vacuum/ Clean Furniture
  • Dust surfaces, knick knacks, photos, lamps, door trim, ceiling fans etc.
  • Clean air vents
  • Shampoo carpets and rugs
  • Clean windows inside and out
  • Dust and wipe baseboards
  • Clean drapes/blinds/window treatment
Garage:
  • Wash and sanitize outdoor trash cans
  • Replace or clean furnace filters
  • Sweep the garage floor
Outdoors:
  • Check and replace light fixtures
  • Clean outdoor furniture
  • Clean walkways
  • Sweep away cobwebs/nests on Porch
  • Clean or power wash siding 
Remember, if you're selling your Lake of the Ozarks home, it is better to start this list sooner rather than later.  A clean home is KEY to portraying a good first impression for potential buyers and getting an offer on your home.


DON'T FORGET: With Spring approaching, now is the perfect time to find your luxury lakefront home in Lake of the Ozarks. We have a tremendous inventory of homes and mortgage rates are STILL at historical lows.  Let the Fran Campbell team help you find that perfect lakefront home or condo to get the season started off right!


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