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Cleaning For Spring: Outdoor Checklist

Spring is the perfect time for cleaning. No more winter weather, just sunny days for the next few months. There are many reasons why people refuse to thoroughly clean their homes during the winter season. In the winter, even the least complex cleaning projects are a pain. Low temperatures, icy cold winds, and snow complicate cleaning by eliminating the option to naturally ventilate your home. EZ Woodstock Junk Removal

With winter behind you, it is time to start gearing up for a thorough house cleaning project. This is your opportunity to dust out the cobwebs, naturally, air out foul odors, remove unwanted furniture & décor, and make necessary repairs to damaged structural components.

Find a house cleaning checklist below to jumpstart your effort.

Spruce Up The Shrubs, Trees, And Bushes

Now, is the perfect time to start improving the curb appeal of your home. There is no need to do anything drastic, just a bit of sprucing up. Utilize trimmers to remove excess stems, branches, and twigs from trees and bushes. Pull unruly weeds from your garden and mow the lawn. This is a timely process that may take several hours to complete, depending on the number of trees, bushes, and shrubs that need attention.

Remove downed branches and trees, diseases shrubs and bushes, and other debris from your property. Repair damaged rock walls, outdoor décor, and furniture.

Visually Insect Outdoor Furniture, Décor, Children’s Toys, And Grills

Create A list For Outdoor kids’ Toys, Furniture, grills, and decor. With your list in hand, carefully inspect each item to determine what condition it is in. Permanently damaged items should be disposed of per your local waste disposal regulations. Decide if you want to replace the item before moving forward.

Carefully inspect and test propane and gas grills. Test each grill to ensure it is working properly. Replace empty propane and gas tanks. Make repairs if necessary, so your grills are ready for backyard get-togethers.

Replace Permanently Damaged Lawn Equipment Garden Tools

It is crucial, your outdoor equipment – lawnmowers, electric hedge trimmers, weed trimmers, chainsaws, electric edgers, vacuum cleaners, leaf blowers, pole saws, garden tillers, and pressure washers – is in good condition. Carefully inspect each piece of equipment to make sure it is working efficiently.

Maintenance each piece of equipment by checking the oil level, spraying down non-electrical components, and replacing old gas before firing up the engine.

Repair all equipment, disposing of non-repairable pieces. Decide if the non-repairable equipment should be replaced before moving forward. If you are facing issues getting rid of your large lawn equipment, we are here to help. Our professional lawn equipment removal is efficient, affordable, and accessible to all property owners.

Cleanout Sheds And Garages

Clean out your garages and sheds, getting rid of malfunctioning, unusable, and unwanted items. Create a list of the items stored in each unit, documenting any potentially damaged items in the process. With all the items removed from the first shed, thoroughly vacuum the empty space. If possible, it is a good idea to spray the shed out with a water hose and allow it to air out before replacing the items. Keep the items organized to ensure quick and easy access throughout the year.

Add A Coat Of Fresh Paint To Fences, Decks, Mailbox Posts, And Gates

A fresh coat of paint on your fence, deck, and porch will do wonders for your home’s eye appeal. Scrap away old paint chips before adding a new coat. We highly recommend a spray gun and compressor for a more thorough and smoother coat of paint.

Inspect Outdoor Lighting Fixtures

Inspect all your outdoor lighting fixtures. Porch, walkway, street, and garden lights should be carefully inspected and repaired.

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