6 Easy Ways To Get Your Home Ready For Spring

January 24, 2024

As we power through January, the change of seasons is coming close, and before you know it, the winter will have blown through, and spring will be just around the corner. With this in mind, now is the perfect time to plan for your spring cleaning and dust away the winter, ready for some warmer weather and sunshine.

So, what do you need to do to get your home ready for spring and get rid of winter ready for spring?


If you're guilty of accumulating things throughout the year, then now is the perfect time to clear it out and start afresh. Go through your home and identify problem areas and sections that can be cleared out.

Make a master list of each room, then break it down into smaller sections within the room. Decluttering isn't an easy task nor a quick one, especially if you're doing the whole house. Start with the most urgent first, be it the kid's toys, your kitchen drawers, or that bathroom junk closet, and plan how you will tackle it.

Pull everything out of your one section, section not room, and make three piles, one for keeping, one for donating, and one for items that need to be thrown away. Then, once you have cleared it out and put everything you are keeping away, get rid of the items in the garbage and donate the other pile, or even sell things in the donated section if you want to. 

The faster they are removed from your home, the better you will feel. Once all of this is ticked off, you can then move on to your next section, as this will help avoid the unwanted items piling up elsewhere in the house.

Clean your HVAC

Over the winter, your HVAC will have come under constant pressure; over time, dirt and dust can build up in the vents and filters. Clear away the winter by cleaning the ducts, replacing the filters on your HVAC, and ensuring there is no debris build-up around the system itself that will interfere with its ability to operate correctly.

If you didn't get a service before the winter, now is also an ideal time to get it checked over, especially if you have been relying heavily on it for the past few months. Service will help you determine your HVAC's condition and alert you to any potential issues or repairs you might face before they become bigger problems.

Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning

Nothing screams clean, like removing the dirt from your carpets and upholstery. You can either rent a machine to do it yourself, or you can book a professional Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning service to do this for you.

Your carpets and your sofa and chairs can accumulate layers of dirt that get trapped in the fibers, and if not cleaned, this can lead to visible marks or stains, discoloration, and odors you just cannot seem to shift.

If you're planning on doing a deep clean, then don't leave out your carpets and upholstery, and give them some TLC ahead of the spring. 

Deep Clean

A deep clean is that extra clean you give your home on top of your regular cleaning. Those bits you don't necessarily do frequently but can still become dirty over time. You can book a one-off cleaning service to take care of this for you, or you can make a list and tick jobs off yourself.

Cleaning tasks to put on the list can include;

  • Cleaning kickboards,

  • Cleaning inside cupboards

  • Moving appliances out and cleaning underneath them

  • Moving furniture, i.e., sofas, tables, beds, unit sideboards, etc

  • Switchplates, door handle fixtures, and fittings.

  • Cleaning appliances, e.g., oven cleaning, washing machine cleaning, removing lint from the dryer, deep cleaning the dishwasher, etc

  • Washing curtains or window dressings

Redecorate or Reorganise

Spring is a time for newness and freshness and bringing light into your life. Apply this thinking to your home by choosing this time to decorate your home. Paint some walls, touch up the woodwork, paint over tiles, hang wallpaper, etc. Even just giving one room or your entranceway a mini makeover can instantly uplift your home's look and feel.

If redecorating isn't on the cards for you, why not reorganize your home? Switch rooms around, rearrange furniture, and change up placements or items on the show if you have open shelving with ornaments on display. Look at the different options for each room and see how you can reconfigure it for a new look without spending a dime!

Get Outside

While you're giving the interior a facelift, don't forget to get outside and take stock of your outdoor areas, too. 

Firstly, check your roof and gutters for any signs of damage from the winter or blockages and get them rectified first. From here, you can check your drains, clear them out, freshen them up if they need it, and ensure they are working correctly, too.

If you have a garage, you can then check the doors for any signs of disrepair, get it fixed, and give the doors a good clean-up before working your way inside.

Once you have done this, you can then look at any landscaping you have out front or in the back and get your grass or yard areas cleaned up and tidy, ready to be able to spend more items out there if winter has kept you indoors. Remove any rubbish, weeds, etc; use a powerwash to clean any patios or decking, and give it the same care and attention as you would indoors.

These 6 tips are great ways you can say goodbye to winter and welcome spring into your home. Having a good declutter, clearing out anything you don't need, and giving your home a good deep clean in all areas can give you a fresh start. Then look outside for any jobs that need doing and look at areas within the home that can benefit from a freshen-up, a lick of paint, or reorganizing to help you freshen things up.

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