Spring cleaning can seem overwhelming, especially if home maintenance has been allowed to slide throughout the year. Doing chores as a routine is easier, but how do you remember what needs doing--and when?
To keep the household running smoothly year-round, establish a home maintenance schedule. If you're an Excel user (version 97 or later), download this free home maintenance schedule template. From Microsoft.com:
Plastic tool totes are timesaving partners in any organized home. Whether it's cleaning, gardening, mending or minor household repairs, tap a tote to store and transport tools and equipment needed for common tasks. Put-away is as simple as stashing the tote after the job is done.