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Get Your Home Ready For Spring

Springtime is drawing near, and that means it’s time to shake off the winter blues and start readying your home for warmer weather. With that in mind, below are a few things you can do now to prep your interior for spring, before it’s officially time for the big spring clean.

Prevent Pests To make sure that you don’t spend all spring swatting away flies and other pests, check all your window and door screens. If you notice any small holes or tears, now is the time to alert maintenance before the warm weather hits.

Invite Air Flow In – If a warm day comes your way, take a moment to open some of the windows to allow fresh air to circulate through your home. After being closed up all winter, it’s nice to let some clear outdoor in to your space. Also, now is a great time to ensure that your AC works before the heat and humidity arrive.

Clean Out The Food – After the holidays, we’re often left with lots of food items that we wouldn’t normally eat or purchase, and they tend to linger in our fridge, freezer, and pantry. If you have some uneaten cookies in your cupboard, frozen ham in your freezer, or a container of cranberry sauce in your fridge, toss them! It’s a great first-step in moving toward a cleaner, healthier spring