Our Outside Spring Cleaning Tips
So you’ve spring cleaned inside, but don’t stop there. Do the maintenance outside, so you can enjoy as it warms up. We’ve made a list of some important aspects of your outdoor area that may need some attention. We guarantee you’ll thank yourself later!
Having a nicely maintained deck gives you some where to spent time in summer. You might be thinking “she’ll be right” for now but you don’t want to leave it till your decks beyond repair. There are a few simple steps to spruce up your deck; if its wooden:
Splash some water on your deck and if the water doesn’t absorb and instead “beads” then you’ll need to sand the wood first, until it absorbs a splash of water.
It’s not a typical kiwi summer without having the cuzzies around for a barbie. So make sure you’re ready.
After a season of rain, your windows are probably quite dingy.
Inspect your gutters to remove any debris. If you find any leaks, repair them with gutter sealant from the inside.
Pressure wash the side of your home with a water blaster, make sure you start at the highest parts of the house to avoid washing dirt down onto clean areas.
Do your weeding, it’s a lot easier when the soil is still moist with spring rain.
Its spring, so of course your shrubs and bushes would have grown, but continue pruning them back so they have more energy to keep growing.
We hope this will help you get sorted. In saying that, we need to do all of this as well so you’re not alone!
Now a few weeks into spring, it’s time to get your garden looking as good as your neighbours! You might be wondering why your garden is looking dull, even in SPRING?! It could be what you’ve planted. Here’s a list of what to plant and what not to this season.
These plants need a warm climate, and can be killed by frost (this spring has been very cold so far)
NOT TO PLANT:
Other spring gardening tasks:
Taking the time to complete a few easy spring garden tasks will bring you benefits for the rest of the season. We hope this helps you get control of your garden before the warmer summer months!
After a long and cold winter Spring has finally arrived. But before you open the windows and let in the spring air it is time to welcome in the season with giving your home a good deep clean. From the Ceiling to the floor, we have put together your ultimate spring-cleaning checklist to make sure you are all ready to start the season off nice and fresh.
THE BASIC CHORES