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March 19, 2024

Freshen Up Your Space—Top 5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Home

As the warmer weather continues to brighten up the Greater Dallas-Fort Worth area, it’s a great time to revitalize your living spaces too. Spring cleaning isn’t just about tidying up, though—it’s a chance to breathe new life into your home and create a fresh, inviting atmosphere. Whether this is your first year in your home or you’ve had it for years, these top five spring cleaning tips from our team at Sandlin Homes will help you make the most of this season’s renewal. 

Start with a plan

Before diving right into your main cleaning mode, take a moment to assess your home’s needs. Create a checklist or plan of action outlining the areas that require attention, and divide tasks into manageable chunks, focusing on one room at a time to ensure that you don’t get too overwhelmed in the beginning. Having a clear plan in place will help streamline your efforts and ensure that nothing gets overlooked. 

Declutter and organize

Spring cleaning presents the perfect opportunity to declutter your living space, and to ease your way into it, you can begin by getting rid of any items that no longer serve a purpose for you. Set aside items that you can donate, like gently used clothing, toys and household goods, or hold a garage sale to pass them on to others. Once you’ve decluttered, organize all of your remaining belongings into specific storage areas, making it much easier to maintain a tidy home throughout the year. 

Deep clean from top to bottom

After decluttering, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and tackle all of your deep cleaning tasks. Start by dusting ceiling fans, light fixtures and crown molding, and work your way down to baseboards and floors. Pay special attention to some often-neglected areas like behind all of your furniture, inside cabinets and beneath appliances. 

Refresh fabrics and furnishings

Next up, give your home’s fabrics and furnishings a springtime refresh to revive their appearance and eliminate lingering odors. Start by washing or dry cleaning any curtains, throw pillows and bedding to remove dust, allergens and stains. Then, vacuum your upholstered furniture and mattresses using an upholstery attachment to lift dirt and debris trapped within fibers. For a finishing touch, you can also sprinkle baking soda on carpets before vacuuming to neutralize odors and freshen fibers. 

Bring the outdoors in

To fully embrace the spirit of spring, you can also incorporate elements of nature into your home decor. Swap out heavy drapes for lightweight curtains to let in natural light and fresh air, arrange vases of freshly cut flowers or potted plants throughout your home to add color and vitality to your surroundings, and open windows to let the sights and sounds of springtime rejuvenate your living space. 

New home in the spring season

Spring cleaning is more than just a chore—it’s an opportunity to renew and revitalize your home for the season ahead, and by following these top five tips from our team at Sandlin Homes, you can streamline your cleaning efforts and create a fresh, inviting atmosphere that celebrates the beauty of spring. So grab your cleaning supplies, put on your favorite playlist and get ready to welcome the season with open arms. 

While the spring season is ideal for refreshing your current home, it’s also the perfect time to look at buying a new home. Our team at Sandlin Homes has numerous new home communities throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area that offer stunning new homes—including ones that are move-in ready. If you’re ready to take the next step in your homebuying journey, give us a call at (800) 821-4663 or fill out our online form today.


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