Spring cleaning time is here again, so this week, we’re going beyond
cute crafts and quick cleaning tips. This is about the deep cleanse your room
needs once a year to keep it functioning. Here’s how to get it done in a single
afternoon. Grab your trash bags and let’s rock this out!
Step 1. Divide your room into
There’s your bed (and what lies beneath—shiver), your closet, your
dresser and your desk. Tackle them one at a time, not all at once.
Step 2. Start with the section
you dread the most
For me, that’s always the closet, but it doesn’t matter where you start
as long as you begin in one section, finish it, then move on.
Step 3. Pull every single thing
I mean every item, down to the very last paperclip littering the bottom
of your desk drawer.
Step 4. Trash the trash
You know, old homework assignments, receipts from Christmas shopping
and old water bottles.
Step 5. Return little lost
Put the misplaced items (like all your rogue hair ties) back where they
Step 6. Tackle what’s left
Be merciless. If you haven’t used it in a year, it goes in the trash or
gets donated. If you’re left looking at a pile of mementos you can’t part with
but don’t want to keep cluttering up your room, grab a box (you can get ‘em for
free at grocery or liquor stores, just go in and ask) and pack them away
Step 7. Move on
But only after your last section is completely clean, all the trash and
debris is removed and you have fresh garbage bags. Ah, nothin’ like a clean
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BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 3/22/2014 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN clean your room fast, get organized now, clean your closet, room redo