With the arrival of summer, it's the perfect time to breathe new life into your living space. The longer days and warmer weather create an ideal environment for tackling those cleaning projects you've been putting off. Whether it's decluttering, deep cleaning, or organizing, summer offers a great opportunity to rejuvenate your home. In this blog post, we'll explore some summer cleaning projects that can transform your space and create a fresh and inviting atmosphere.

#1 Declutter and Donate: Start your summer cleaning by decluttering your home. Sort through your belongings, room by room, and identify items you no longer need or use. Create separate piles for items you can donate, sell, or recycle. Consider donating gently used clothing, books, furniture, and household items to local charities or organizations in need. Not only will you create more space, but you'll also make a positive impact in your community.

#2 Deep Clean Floors and Carpets: Give your floors a thorough cleaning to remove any dirt, dust, or grime accumulated over time. Vacuum carpets, area rugs, and upholstery, and consider carpet cleaning for a deeper cleanse. For hard floors, mop using a quality solution such as Clean N' Brite and tackle any stubborn stains or scuff marks. Don't forget the baseboards! 

To learn more about carpet cleaning read How to Clean Your Carpets Like a Pro

#3 Refresh Your Outdoor Space: Take advantage of the pleasant weather by sprucing up your outdoor areas. Clean and organize your patio or deck, including furniture, cushions, and decor. Sweep away debris, power wash surfaces, and consider adding some potted plants or colorful flowers to create a vibrant ambiance. Don't forget to clean your grill and outdoor cooking area to prepare for summer barbecues and gatherings. Using Soilmaster will remove grease and dirt stains from most surfaces. 


#4 Organize Closets and Storage Areas: Summer is an excellent time to reorganize your closets and storage spaces. Sort through your clothing, shoes, and accessories, and donate or discard items that no longer fit or are no longer in style. Consider using storage solutions like bins, baskets, or closet organizers to maximize space and keep things tidy. Take the opportunity to organize your pantry, cabinets, and other storage areas as well, ensuring everything is easily accessible.

#5 Clean and Maintain Appliances: Give your appliances some extra attention during your summer cleaning spree. Clean out your refrigerator, defrost the freezer, and wipe down shelves and drawers. Deep clean your oven, stovetop, and microwave, removing grease and grime with our favorite degreaser Soilmaster. Don't forget to clean your dishwasher, washing machine, and dryer, as well as their filters and lint traps. Regular maintenance will keep your appliances running smoothly and efficiently.

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#6 Refresh Bedding and Linens: Summer calls for lighter and fresher bedding and linens. Launder your bed sheets, pillowcases, duvet covers, and towels. Consider switching to lighter fabrics and colors that evoke a summery vibe. Air out and rotate your mattresses for a fresh start to the season. Sprinkle Nilofresh on mattresses and carpet to deodorize and eliminate odors caused by smoke, vomit, pets, urine, mold, mildew, and food. 

#7 Wash Your Exterior & Interior Window:  Now is the perfect time to clean your dirty windows. Wait for an overcast day & get our those window cleaning supplies. For dirty windows we suggest Soilmaster diluted in water. Not only does it leave your windows with a streak free shine, but it leave them free of dirt, bugs, and bird poop. For window with hard water spots, you will need to use Easy Clean, it is an acidic solution that removes the water spots and mineral residue. Remember to gather all supplies before you start, we love this window cleaning kit. 

With Summer upon us, embrace the opportunity to embark on cleaning projects that will revitalize your living space. By decluttering, deep cleaning, and organizing, you can create a home that feels open, inviting, and refreshed. So, roll up your sleeves, put on some upbeat music, and get ready to transform your space into a summer oasis that you can enjoy all season long. Happy cleaning!

June 27, 2023 — Marissa Benson

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