Week One: We know you want to, but let’s be real... Don’t attempt to spring clean your entire house all at once. Break it down to different zones per week. Professional organizers suggest kick starting a spring clean in high-traffic areas first. Start with the Family Room to round up all the clutter that has built up over the winter: old newspapers, magazines, books, blankets, and candles. Anything that doesn’t belong in the room should be put back where it came from, donated, or ditched! Next up is the Dining Area. Seasonal décor and tableware from the holidays should be done and dusted by April. Go through that pile of mail and then on to other common dumping grounds. Remove things that have gathered dust and don’t serve a purpose on all surfaces.

Week Two: Kitchen confidential! It’s time to confess, the clutter is real. Sort through the refrigerator, pantry, cabinets and drawers. Discard expired food, update cleaning supplies, donate extra dishes and cookware you never use. It’s time for some fresh, new kitchen towels and containers!

Week Three: Bedroom refresh. It’s time to reorganize the closet, sort through clothing that needs donating, repairing or dry cleaning. Look through the linen closet to remove any items that have seen better days. Maybe it’s time for new sheets? Bedside tables, drawers and dressers will benefit from a clean out too! Then don’t forget the laundry room.

Week Four: Bathrooms are notorious for collecting junk. Sort through medicine cabinets, drawers and countertops. Freshen towels and rugs if needed. Last, but not least, don’t forget the garage. A seasonal sort out is essential after the winter. Donate bags of unwanted items gathered from around the house this month. Sweep and prepare for summer.

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