Spring Cleaning Tips

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Thanks to Febreze Spring Scents for sponsoring today’s conversation about Spring Cleaning Tips.

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I don’t know about you, but I am so ready for Spring.  The trees are budding out, the birds are chirping, and animals are coming out of their hibernation.  Know what else is happening?  Spring cleaning!

These easy Spring Cleaning tips will get you started on the journey. Check out the easy housekeeping tips for real people, too.
Put the heavy stuff away.  Put the coats, the extra blankets, and the winter toys away.  Maybe keep the coats within easy reach for those late season snowstorms

Flip your Mattresses.  Did you know that a lot of mattresses have a winter side and a summer side?  The winter side keeps you warmer, the summer side keeps you cooler.  Flip your mattress to the cooler side.

Change the batteries in your smoke detectors.  You should change them twice a year anyway, so might as well do it with your Spring cleaning.

Clean off your Patio Furniture.  With warmer days, we want to spend more time outside.  Get the furniture out and cleaned, so you can enjoy the sunny days.  Cleaning your furniture also helps it last longer.  You want to protect that investment, don’t you?

Get rid of the Stuff You Don’t Need.  Too small clothes?  Broken toys?  Movies and books that aren’t age appropriate?  Get rid of them.  Have a yard sale, donate them, or sell them off at one of the kids consignment sales.
Clean your windows.  You want to enjoy the great sunny days don’t you?  And then you can open your windows to help air out the house.

I am so thrilled to be opening the windows in my house to freshen everything up.  Some days are still too cold for open windows, so we’re breaking out the new Spring fragrances from Febreze.  Available in scents like Rain, Wildflower, Nectar, and Sweet Pea Petals. These scents bring a fresh breath of spring right into your home.  The scents are fresh and light, not overpowering. Ranging from clean to floral to sweet, there’s a Febreze spring scent for everyone.   You can check out the complete line at Walmart.

What are your best Spring Cleaning tips?

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Greta is a newly minted 30 year old, originally from the West Coast. Now living in the Midwest, she loves hockey, sparkles, nail polish, and bright colors. She also cannot resist anything that has peanut butter and chocolate together. And she hates filling out bios. Yep.

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  1. Your post is perfect timing since we are doing spring cleaning. Our son’s birthday party is this weekend, so we are working extra hard to clean before then.

  2. I’ve been hearing a lot about this product-I guess it is time to give it a try! Thanks for the share!

  3. My best Spring Cleaning tip is to deep clean and when in doubt, get rid of it! Always good to declutter too!
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  4. I am slowly tackling spring cleaning. Just opening the windows and airing out the house is huge improvement!
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  5. Julie Wood says:

    I flipped my mattress, but I need to wash the windows and put new batteries in my smoke detectors. I also need to get rid of some of the stuff I do not need! Thanks for all the great tips.

  6. I am so tring to de-clutter our home of things I don’t need anymore!!! Great tips!
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  7. STOP! There’s a summer and winter side to a mattress! I had no clue, thanks!

  8. I would love to try the Rain scent one. I love the smell after a good rain…
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  9. I always forget to flip my mattress. I still need to do that.
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  10. Angela S says:

    I am working on getting rid of stuff we don’t need for donation. I’m also working on convincing my Mom to help me with a yard sale.

  11. I’m totally ready for spring, but not the cleaning! lol Thanks for the tips and inspiration!
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  12. I did not know about the warmer and cooler sides of a mattress! That’s so helpful to know.

  13. Fabulous tips! I love the get rid of stuff you don’t need best!
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  14. I have so much stuff to donate this year! My kids must have skipped sizes or something!
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  15. I am still spring cleaning and will be for the next month…lol.
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  16. I had all my heavy stuff put away and then it snowed again last weekend :) Guess I’ll have to wait a bit longer!
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  17. We put our heavy stuff away too soon…. and then it snowed! LOL We should know better. These are great tips, though, and we are slowly getting there with our spring cleaning.
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  18. We’ve been spring cleaning for about the last week! We’ve thrown away at least a garbage bag worth of stuff we really don’t need!

  19. spring cleaning is definitely the time for us to clean out the old and get rid of a lot of stuff. I love how fresh my house is when we can declutter a lot of junk!
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  20. i put all the heavy stuff away last week. literally the next day we had snow and ice when we woke up. sigh.

    maybe in may we can pack up?!
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  21. Ooh I love these tips! I very much need to flip my mattress over, we like to do that periodically! I have a lot more spring cleaning to do, this will come in handy!
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  22. Oh I would LOVE to put the winter coats away but it snowed last week…. Then today it felt like Summer! Strange weather. I have been working on your other ideas though.
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  23. I actually remembered to rotate the mattress! Yea! Great reminders on your list of little things that I tend to forget but are really important to do (like check those alarm batteries)
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  24. Thank you for sharing your spring cleaning tips! I really hate cleaning so I can use all of the help I can get!
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  25. One of my best tips is open up the windows wide so that fresh air saturates your house! In with the fresh, crisp Spring air and out with the stale, dusty Winter air!

    Plus the fresh air gives you a nice boost :)
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  26. The fresh air really does make a big difference, doesn’t it? I love the Febreze scents too and spring cleaning in general is a spirit lifter.
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  27. We have been doing a lot of spring cleaning lately. Now it’s time to stock up on more Febreze.
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  28. Great tips! I had no clue mattresses had winter and summer sides!
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  29. just made a trip to Goodwill last week!
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  30. Great tips, I always start in one room/closet at a time. It helps control the clutter until I get it all done!
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  31. I SO need to do a spring clean in my home – just do not know where to start! LOL!
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  32. These are awesome tips, I have started cleaning and almost done! :)

  33. We are in the process of de-cluttering before we spring clean. Quite a big job!

  34. We also clean out our refrigerator around the same time. That always needs more than just a spring clean! ;)
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    • Greta Brinkley says:

      Clean out the fridge? I don’t understand those words. HAHA! Yeah, I should probably do that, too~

  35. I didn’t know that mattresses have winter and summer sides

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