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Great article. I definitely need to add some of these practices to my annual routine.


This is also the time of year to start thinking about diffusing the light at your windows. The sun shines through brighter and is harder on furniture. Brighter sunshine means harder to see screens in a world full of Zoom meetings. The summer sun is right around the corner. The right window treatments can make a world of difference!


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Accesorizer by Design

Great ideas but I hate dusting especially baseboards and molding trim!

   
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Lisa M. Rogers

I started spring cleaning in January :). Almost everything on this list has been done. I would add to clean/polish your kitchen cabinetry. We have cherry cabinets, so they don't really show that much dirt, but I was shocked at how dirty they actually were. Makes a huge difference.


Be sure to launder/dry clean all winter coats, scarves, sweaters and gloves before storing them away. I use Dryel for almost everything except large draperies, etc.

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