Spring has been and gone, meaning you’ve either already had a deep clean or managed to let the season of cleaning pass you by; either way, it’s advisable to do a deep clean every couple of months in order to keep on top of your home and make it as safe, comfortable and homey as possible.
With warmer days and lighters nights now here we tend to find ourselves focusing much more on the garden, but at times this can be to the detriment of our houses, as we are too busy watering the lawn, planting flowers, and preparing for garden parties.
As you probably know, there have been a number of psychological studies that link having a tidy home with a tidy mind; and the same is true of the garden – yet, your home environment is so integral to your life it is now proven that a cluttered house can lead to a cluttered mind where you’re not able to focus or fully relax.
The point is, spring cleaning doesn’t have to be limited to spring – in fact, now is the perfect time to give your house a good old fashioned deep clean and take care of overdue maintenance issues; indeed now is a great time to take action on jobs that have been nagging at the back of your mind, while we still have the light nights.
It’s time jump off the sofa and stop googling “why do toilets clog” and start doing something about it – whether that’s attempting to do it yourself or calling in the professionals, as otherwise, we leave things as nagging problems that can turn into big problems that are more expensive and impactful to resolve.
This article offers a simple five-step process for undertaking a deep clean.
If you are always searching through the clutter to find things then the first thing you need to do is de-clutter your home environment. The all-important step of decluttering naturally leads to the next phase of ‘getting organized’ as decluttering your home is a natural precursor to getting organized.
Most people need a sense of order in their life to feel calm and centered. This sense of emotional stability is linked to the feeling of stability you feel within your home life. The next step, therefore, is to get organized.
GET RID OF JUNK
Whether it’s removing the internal clutter from your house or removing garden waste it can take a surprisingly large amount of time and effort to undertake, yet this is the most rewarding, as you are quite literally taking out the old so you can welcome in the new.
The act of cleaning your home isn’t a purely physical experience; as there are significant emotional benefits to cleaning, for instance, it can be cathartic to go through your home and clean each room as it will cleanse the energy and emotion stored within your home.
Now that you’ve taken out the old and have cleansed your home you can bring in the new, or renew your home with a simple lick of paint and new accessories to spice things up.
A good deep clean keeps you organized, your space clean, and provides your family with a place to enjoy being together all summer long.