Here's Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

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Real Estate

It's that time of year - a great opportunity to freshen your home and your outdoor space to get ready for the beautiful seasons ahead. Here are some basic checklist items to help you get ready.  And, besides sprucing things up, now would be the perfect opportunity to have the equity in your home reevaluated.  With the BOOMING real estate market, you may not realize just how much equity you have in your home.  The increased value of your home could be an opportunity to get to those home improvements you've put off in the past OR....maybe now is the time to think about selling your home for a fresh start.  I am ready to help you evaluate your options either way - call or email me to find out.  You have EVERYTHING to gain and nothing to lose.  

Spring Check List:

 Clean out the garage.

 Inspect the roof and gutter.

 Power wash the outside of the house, including windows.

 Drain all sediment from your hot water heater.

 Donate clothes not worn for more than two years.

 Wash walls using 1/2 cup ammonia, 1/4 cup white vinegar and 1/4 cup baking soda to 1 gallon of warm water.

 Wash all inside windows. Vacuum out the tracks.

 Vacuum/wash/dry clean all window coverings.

 Dust and wash light fixtures and chandeliers.

 Wash all knickknacks. Vacuum books and shelves.

 Vacuum lampshades. Replace lightbulbs.

 Deep clean shower, toilet, floor and sink.

 Inventory the medicine cabinet and toss expired medicines.

 Defrost freezer (if needed) and wash out refrigerator.

 Clean oven and soak stove rings and drip pans.

 Vacuum front coils and motor to remove dust and dirt.

 Launder all blankets and bedding. Turn mattresses.

 Move furniture to the center of each room and vacuum thoroughly. Shampoo carpets.

 Have a garage sale.