Why Do We Spring Clean?

What is the first thing that you think of when you hear the word “spring”? Possibly many things. Does the term “spring cleaning” come to mind?

So where did the idea for spring cleaning come from? According to this article on HowStuffWorks.com, it might have started from three different cultures. Ancient Iranian and Jewish cultures, as well as Chinese, all have an ancient house cleaning tradition.

What about in today’s culture? Doing a thorough cleaning of your home every year can certainly help to get rid of clutter and dust mites, as well as mold. So where do you start? An article on Vogue.com states:

Tackling one room at a time will help keep you focused. Maybe you begin with the bedroom, spend an afternoon there, then the next morning take on the living room or kitchen.

Doing one room at a time is sure to make your spring cleaning much easier. Check out the articles listed below  for more tips and tracks on spring cleaning.


 

http://www.rd.com/home/cleaning-organizing/10-ways-to-spring-clean-like-a-pro/

http://www.marthastewart.com/267295/spring-cleaning-checklist

http://www.hgtv.com/design/decorating/clean-and-organize/7-spring-cleaning-tips

 

 

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