Welcome to Spring 2013! Okay, okay, I can hear you saying, what Spring? But don’t despair even though the great outdoors is stubbornly sat in the grip of winter you can, with these five spring cleaning projects, bring spring into your Devon home:
1. Spring cleaning
Getting rid of the winter dust is hard work but it can really refresh your home. Whether you do a deep clean and turn out cupboards, get your carpets cleaned or just give the place a good tidy up, spring cleaning is an excellent way to bid winter good bye! Read our guide to Carpet Cleaning in Devon
2. Bring in colour
Dust off those brightly coloured vases and add some spring flowers to your rooms. You could also rearrange or update shelves with brightly coloured objects and change photos to give your rooms more colour and make them feel fresh. Of course if you’re feeling really adventurous you can always re-paint!
3. Create a new space
In the winter, living room furniture tends to be placed around the fire and the TV, so re-arrange them to create a new space. Also, take the time to clean and change cushions and rugs, and consider getting them professionally cleaned to enhance their colour. Creating a new space is a great way to put winter behind you. Read our page on why Oriental Rug Cleaning should be done professionally
4. Increase natural light
With the advent of spring comes lighter and brighter days so take time to give windows and curtains a good clean and also check window catches are working properly. Good quality light can really open up a house and improve everyones mood and attitude. Read more on in-situ Curtain Cleaning in Devon
5. Sweet smelling
A scent can unlock many memories and spring heralds a barrage of scents from flowers and cut grass to fresh dug earth. Whilst flowers are the easiest way to bring a new scent to your home you can also use scented candles, scented sticks or choose from a hug range of air fresheners now on sale.
So if you decide to have a go at these 5 spring cleaning projects you’ll be well prepared for spring when it finally arrives!