This is a sponsored collaboration with affresh®. All opinions are my own.
Fall is officially here, and it’s the perfect time to clean, purge and get your home winter ready. Here are 5 cleaning tips that work for our family year round, but especially in the fall. They help us get a quick start to our fall routine. Keep reading below for a coupon code!
Start with wardrobe. For us, that means it’s time to bring out our winter clothes that didn’t get any love in the Spring & Summer. It gets really hot here in Texas so we are literally wearing shorts and tees March – September. So we have everything put away in bins in our closets. It doesn’t start getting cold here until the end of October/early November, but we start preparing in September so we know that we have everything ready once it does start getting cold. Preparation is key to making sure we can navigate the unpredictable Texas weather.
Dust & wipe down surfaces. Keep your home sparkling this fall. One room that you don’t normally think needs dusting; your laundry room! We use affresh® machine cleaning wipes to help keep our laundry appliances looking clean, dirt and dust free. These cleaning wipes are the strongest and thickest cleaning wipes that I have found and affresh is by far our favorite cleaning brand to use around our home, especially in the laundry room. Even in the kitchen, affresh gives your appliances the specialized clean they deserve with the right tool for the job.
According to an online survey conducted by affresh*, 34% of participants say that they have issues finding the right cleaning products to use on their appliances. I used to have this same issue, but with affresh® I know I’m getting it done right and my appliances provide a better experience when they are cleaned right.
Declutter. Once you begin cleaning and getting out all of your fall stuff, purge the items that haven’t been used in over a year. Get rid of kids’ summer clothes that won’t fit them next year. Throw away any broken items and toys, and donate any unneeded items.
Clean chimney or fireplace. Something you don’t want to neglect and wait for when it starts getting cold outside. Be sure to call and find a reputable chimney sweep company to clean it, and check your fireplace before using it this winter.
Get everyone involved. The easiest and most efficient way to get your fall cleaning done is to get the whole family involved. Assign rooms or tasks to each member of the household and have them take care of a certain space. It might be good to also set a timer so that no one person gets stuck spending too much time in one place.
Thank you to affresh® for sponsoring this post! We love the affresh machine cleaning wipes for our laundry room, but they also have a variety of specialized products for your appliances. You can check them out at www.affresh.com.
*According to an online survey conducted by Opinion Research Corporation on behalf of affresh® between May 19 – 21, 2017.
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