‘Tis the season for some spring cleaning! As the cold weather gradually recedes, homeowners across the Carolinas (and beyond) are shifting their attention to the all-encompassing task of getting their homes in tip-top shape for spring and summer. Spring cleaning is no small job, and for the busy homeowner, it can be quite daunting!
HOA board members, encourage and inspire those in your community by providing them with some spring cleaning tips. Include these tips on your social media pages or community newsletterSad but true: Your HOA community may one day face the need to raise assessments, or to take up what is known as a special assessment. . Show homeowners that they can get serious about spring cleaning, taking it one step at a time and approaching big projects strategically.
A few particular tips worth noting:
- Tackle your spring cleaning project the way you would any big project—by making a list. List everything that needs to be done and order that list in order of importance. This will help you to decide what needs to be done right now, and what big projects can be delayed until you have a bit more time.
- Enlist your whole family—and make it fun for them. If you’ve got kids, offer a prize for whoever can get their room the cleanest, or offer a reward for the whole family when all the cleaning is done.
- Your first step should always be eliminating clutter—because clutter makes it hard to really see the state of your house, and what needs to be done in it.
- Ensure that you have all the right tools and cleaning supplies before you begin!
- Try to multitask as best you can: If you’re in the kitchen waiting for dinner to book, take a second to clean out a drawer or the pantry, or get rid of old food in the fridge. Sort through a bathroom drawer while you’re brushing your teeth at night.
Spring cleaning is important for keeping your home in good shape, and it’ll ultimately make the rest of your season easier and more pleasant; get started today, taking one step at a time!