Spring Cleaning and Decluttering Tips – We asked the experts at College Hunks Junk Removal for their advice for clearing out basements and storage spaces and what to do with all your leftover clutter.
College Hunks provides junk removal, donation pickup, labor, and moving services. They can even package your stuff for you. College H.U.N.K.S. has 6 Metro Detroit locations that service ALL of SE Michigan.
Spring Cleaning and Decluttering Tips
Visualize Your Home After Decluttering – What do you honestly expect your home to look like when you’re finished? Visualize your definition of success.
Define Your Own Success – Look through each room and mentally take stock of what exactly needs to be done.
Prepare – Figure out what your timeline is and then think backward from that date to create a schedule that works for you. Put a date in your calendar of when you will have this finished by. If you don’t have a deadline, College Hunks Hauling Junk suggests taking on a single room each week, that way you do not burn out.
Enlist Help – Assuming you’re not the only person living in your home, assign a simple task to each person to increase the likelihood of it actually getting done.
Stock Supplies – Walk through each room you intend to clean. Use a checklist to mark what supplies you’re going to need to get it done.
Sell Your Stuff – Why not profit from all that work you’ve just done? First, get a marker and post it notes. Anything of value that you think you can sell put post it notes on them. Next, once you identify items you can sell, store them in a garage or in a particular room. Then take a weekend and earn a little extra spending cash by selling those items you haven’t used or worn in years.
Donate Your Stuff – If you don’t have time to hold a garage sale or sell items online, but you have perfectly nice items try donating them back to your community. You won’t receive cash, but you will receive a tax receipt and you will feel good about yourself.
Professional Service – If you’re too busy to make a trip to your local charity, or you just don’t have a way to haul the items away, you can hire a professional service to do it for you for a fee. College Hunks Hauling Junk is a perfect resource for this type of project. They can help sort, load and haul away any items you may no longer need.
Maintaining the Fresh Life – The term “Spring Cleaning” is misleading because the name implies a yearly activity. It doesn’t have to be. That’s why “living fresh” is all about maintaining that Spring-freshness all year long.
Instead of overwhelming yourself once or twice each year, try to do a deep-clean on one room each month. That way, by the time Spring rolls around, you won’t give it a second thought because you’ll already be “living fresh” all year long.
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