Preparing for Summer – Top Tips for Spring Cleaning
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It’s the time of the year to thoroughly clean your home, get rid of the things you don’t need, and to start new. Spring cleaning is often a big project for many homeowners, but it’s a necessary one. Spring cleaning not only lets you start fresh for the coming year, but it can create more space in your home and will certainly make your home more organised.
Proper spring cleaning is more than simply tidying up and tossing things in the rubbish. In order to make your spring cleaning the most effective it can be, here are a few tips that you should follow.
Recycling vs. Rubbish
Understanding what is recycling and what is rubbish is an important step not only in your spring cleaning, but also in protecting our environment. Australians end up throwing away countless items that can actually be recycled, which has a negative impact on Australia’s environment. Many people don’t know that most plastics can be recycled. Simply rinse the plastic and toss it in the recycling bin. For more information on what plastics can and can’t be recycled, contact your local council. Different areas may have different recycling guidelines.
You are not able to recycle food, but composting is another great alternative to help you cut down on waste. When you’re clearing out old foods from your kitchen, consider starting a compost pile to help your garden.
Donate When You Can
Sometimes the spring cleaning process can be so overwhelming that we simply toss things that can be recycled or even donated. Clothes, electronics, toys, and old furniture can all be donated rather than tossed in the rubbish. You’re reducing the amount of waste that’s being produced in your home while also helping those in need.
The Australian Red Cross accepts donations such as clothes, wares, and other household goods. Contact your local Red Cross to find out what can and cannot be donated. After every 10th donation, you’ll receive a loyalty card for 25% off of your next purchase with the Australian Red Cross.
Clean Windows with Newspaper
Don’t simply toss your newspaper when you’re done reading it. Did you know that newspaper makes an excellent window-cleaner? Simply use your favourite window cleaning solution with a newspaper to get an unbeatable clean. The ink in the paper helps scrub the window and remove the dirt, all while leaving your window streak-free. When you’re done using your newspaper to clean your windows, it’s ready to be recycled after it’s been dried out.
Removing Large Items
Removing large items is one of the more difficult spring cleaning tasks. If you have furniture and other large items that you need to remove from your home, you can hire one of our large bins to make the job much easier – we can even help you with your furniture and bulk item removal. You don’t need to dread your upcoming furniture removal when you partner with Extra Cheap Rubbish Removal.
When you start your cleaning, be sure to keep these tips in mind. Extra Cheap Rubbish Removal wants to help you make smart decisions when it comes to waste, as our goal is to be environmentally conscious and help with Australia’s environment. For more information on our services or for additional spring cleaning tips, contact us today.