As we all know, there’s a lot you can do to freshen up just in time for summer, such as putting new candles around that help your home to feel more ‘breezy’. However, sometimes it’s best to pull the big guns out and get some big chores out of the way to ensure the upcoming months are a lot more relaxing! Here’s a quick rundown of such jobs; get them out of the way now and you’ll enjoy the sun and blue sky for longer.
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Clean the Outdoor Grill (and patio!)
If you’re planning to have a BBQ or two this summer time, make sure you’ve got the grill all cleaned up right now. Take it out of the garage or the shed, make sure no debris from last year has been left in it, and make sure it’s still good to fire up when you try to turn it on. It’ll save you a lot of hassle, and some money, when your friends gather round for some good food.
Clear Out the Garage
The garage is going to be a place you’ll want to use to host parties and/or guests, as well as be a place where the kids can practise their instruments and fill up water balloon buckets, and most of all, keeping all that extra junk in there can make the house hotter! So get in touch with a service like Rubbish Works Junk Removal to get all that unnecessary clutter taken away right now. It’ll save you time, money, and give you a lot more space to work with.
Trim the Plant Beds
The plant beds in your garden will grow their best during summer, but only if you give them time to recuperate. And to do that, you’re going to need to cut them back right now! Giving them more room to grow, as well as ensuring they’re not wasting resources on dead heads and branches, is the best way to keep your outdoor space thriving all year round. It also looks a lot nicer, and you’ll be able to enjoy some fully blooming plants and plenty of shade from the trees once the sun actually comes out.
Maintain Your AC Unit
It’s the one job we always leave off of our pre-summer lists! But before you forget to and then wonder why your home has a burning smell coming out of it, make sure your AC unit is both working and fully cleaned off. Make sure you’ve changed the filters, if need be, and make sure nothing has crawled inside it and potentially died. It’s always best to check a couple weeks before the summer heat truly hits, so you can get into the groove of using your AC unit again before you truly need its relief.
If you’ve left the housework jobs a little late this year, don't worry! Just make sure the above jobs are complete before June comes along. They’ll help you enjoy summer much more.
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