Reorganize and Refresh Your 1305 Apartment Home with Spring Cleaning

April 16, 2020

Have you been avoiding cleaning-out that junk drawer? Well, spring is the perfect time to turn over a new leaf—by spring cleaning, of course.

Check out Good Housekeeping’s “Spring Cleaning Tips” and “Ultimate Guide to Spring Cleaning” for efficient planning here. They offer useful tips on deep-cleaning pots and pans, appliances, windows, light fixtures, cutting-boards and more!

We know that it’s hard work. However, we guarantee that you’ll feel more refreshed and rejuvenated after heavy-duty cleaning and organization.

Find Joy in the KonMari Method

Looking to reorganize? Marie Kondo is known for “finding joy” with useful tidying, cleaning, and organization.

What is the KonMari Method? According to Marie Kondo, one should envision a clean and happy space. With this image, you should then create a plan of what “category” or “space” that you would like to tackle. Then, create piles of items that do, or do not, “spark joy.” What makes you truly happy? Then, fold and/or stow your items away. Watch Marie Kondo’s folding tips here—they’re life-changing.

You may donate or sell all items that no longer bring you joy.

View Marie Kondo’s “Spring Cleaning Checklist” here.

Your New Friend, ThredUp

Not interested in clothing items, or don’t have enough space to store those bulky sweaters? Don’t sweat it—use Thredup.

Thredup is an easy-to-use platform to upcycle, sell, and/or donate your clothing. Order a Clean-Out Kit to fill with your high-quality clothing items and then send it off via USPS. Thredup will then inspect your clothing items and photograph them to list them on their site. When they’re purchased, you will receive cash-back.

Interested in donating? Order a Donation Clean-Out Kit and your items will benefit Feeding America—for every kit ThredUp reveives, they’ll donate $15 to the charity, up to $1M.

Receive a free Clean-Out Kit by signing up today.

We wish you a successful spring cleaning!

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