1. The sprinkler system
Hire a licensed irrigation pro to inspect your system for leaks that may have been caused by the winter storms. they will check the connections and each zone for operation.
2. Clean your windows with newspaper
Yes, this really works! The roughness of the paper is abrasive enough to clean the window well with out harming it. Cotton and paper towels leave lint behind so this is a great alternative.
3. Consistently do the little tasks
For example, wipe down the counters after cooking. This will save you a lot of extra work and a headache come Spring Cleaning.
4. Create your essential oil mixture
Essential oils are a great way to fight germs and work well as non-toxic cleaning products. You can use simple ingredients like borax, baking soda, and vinegar or you can create a simple surface cleaner using 3 drops of tea tree oil, 1 drop of lemon oil, 1 drop of eucalyptus oil, 1 teaspoon of white vinegar, 2 tablespoons of baking soda, and enough water to make a paste.
5. Get rid of roadblocks
Are the hangers in your closet creating more of a hassle? Get some hooks and you already have your first step of closet clean-out done!