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Refresh Your Space: 4 Essential Spring Cleaning Tips for Homeowners

As the days grow longer and the weather warms up, many homeowners feel the urge to freshen up their living spaces. Spring cleaning isn't just about tidying up; it's an opportunity to declutter, organize, and breathe new life into your home after the long winter months. Whether you're a seasoned cleaner or someone who dreads the task, these four spring cleaning points will help you tackle the job effectively and efficiently.

Declutter Every Room:
Spring is the perfect time to declutter and simplify your living spaces. Start by going through each room in your home and identifying items that you no longer need or use. Be ruthless in your decision-making process – if you haven't used it in the past year, it's probably time to let it go. Consider donating gently used items to charity or selling them online to make some extra cash. Not only will decluttering free up valuable space in your home, but it will also help create a more peaceful and organized environment.

Deep Clean from Top to Bottom:
Once you've decluttered, it's time to roll up your sleeves and tackle the deep cleaning tasks. Start at the top of each room and work your way down, cleaning light fixtures, ceiling fans, and crown molding before moving on to surfaces like countertops, tables, and shelves. Don't forget to pay attention to often overlooked areas like baseboards, behind furniture, and inside cabinets and drawers. Use environmentally friendly cleaning products to minimize your impact on the planet while still achieving sparkling results.

Refresh Fabrics and Upholstery:
After a long winter of cozying up indoors, your fabrics and upholstery could probably use a little TLC. Take this opportunity to wash or dry clean curtains, throw pillows, and cushion covers. Vacuum upholstered furniture to remove dust and debris, and consider using a fabric refresher spray to eliminate any lingering odors. If your carpets are looking worse for wear, consider renting a steam cleaner or hiring a professional carpet cleaning service to give them a deep clean and restore them to their former glory.

Organize and Streamline:
Finally, take some time to reorganize and streamline your belongings to make everyday life easier and more efficient. Invest in storage solutions like baskets, bins, and drawer organizers to corral clutter and keep items neatly stowed away. Labeling containers can also help you quickly find what you need when you need it. As you're organizing, take stock of any household essentials that need replenishing, such as cleaning supplies, pantry staples, or toiletries, and make a shopping list to ensure you stay stocked up.

Spring cleaning is a great opportunity to refresh your home and create a clean and inviting environment for the season ahead. By following these four essential spring cleaning points – decluttering, deep cleaning, refreshing fabrics and upholstery, and organizing and streamlining – you'll be well on your way to a cleaner, more organized home that you can enjoy all year round.

If you want a great opinion on what target areas to focus on give one of us a call at the office or our cell phones from CB Real Estate Advisors!

Written By Travis Hecht

April 2024 Announcements

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Our Managing Broker, Travis Hecht, celebrated his birthday on the 3rd of this month! Thank you for all the birthday wishes!

Portrait of Melissa Bruna smiling

Melissa Bruna, one of our REALTORS, celebrated 2 years in Real Estate on the 8th of this month. Please join us on congratulating her!

Portrait of Realtor Carolyn Hill

One of our REALTORS, Carolyn Hill, celebrated 38 years in Real Estate on the 9th of this month. Please join us on congratulating her!

Colleen Weilert's professional headshot picture taken on June 28, 2023

One of our REALTORS, Colleen Weilert, will be celebrating 19 years in Real Estate on the 20th of this month. Please join in congratulating her!

Portrait of Terresa Boyles, real estate agent

One of our REALTORS, Terresa Boyles, will be celebrating her birthday the 23rd of this month!

March Madness, Realtor Style!

The agents in blue partook in a friendly office March Madness bracket competition. Join us in congratulating our top 3 finishers! Michelle Herron, one of our REALTORS finished third, Donna Hageman, another REALTOR, came in second and our marketing manager, Rachel Boudreaux, is the Champion!

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The Agents in Blue at MHK Play Studio

Last month the agents in blue made a visit to our local partnership, MHK Play Studio. They had a blast touring the space, meeting all the different animals and of course, testing out the various play stations!

The Agents in Blue at Nico's Little Italy

In March, our agents visited our monthly partnership, Nico's Little Italy.

Located at 1101 Moro Street, Suite 111, in Aggievile.

Make sure to stop by and redeem your coupon for a free appetizer (sampler platter excluded) with the purchase of two entrees before April 30th.

G. Thomas Jewelers Special Offer

"Since 1963, G. Thomas Jewelers has made lasting memories with our devoted customers. We've shared, laughed, and cried as they mark their most touching moments with our fine jewelry. We specialize in retail, special order, and custom pieces for all budgets and occasions. Our full-service repair shop features a bench jeweler with more than two decades of experience who can help design the most unique pieces as well as repair your most precious heirlooms."

Enjoy 25% off one in-stock item at G Thomas Jewelers now through the month of June! Please see either store location for details.

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Travis Hecht, real estate professional at Coldwell Banker Manhattan
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