Saturday, May 10, 2008

5 Minute Spring Cleaning Tips

Ahhh...Springtime! It makes you think of flowers, birds chirping, picnics and baseball. On the other hand, you can't help thinking of that dreaded term, 'spring cleaning'.

If you think you don't have time to spring clean this year, try to take a few minutes here and there to spruce up your house.

If you have FIVE minutes....

  • Clean kitchen countertops.

  • Clean the backsplash.

  • Wipe out refrigerator crisper drawers. Line drawers with paper towels so next time you can just toss the dirty paper towel with a clean one.

  • Clean out one or two shelves in your refrigerator or freezer.

  • Disinfect the trash can.

  • Clean the microwave. Spritz the inside with water then turn on high for a few seconds. Allow to sit for a minute, then wipe with a clean cloth.

  • Wipe woodwork in your kitchen.

  • Wipe a few drawer and cabinet handles.

  • Sort through a favorite junk drawer.

Happy Spring!

Deborah Mumm, The Allergy Queen,

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