Tips to Tackle Your Apartment’s Spring Cleaning

Along with Spring’s warm weather and refreshing breeze comes a task that everyone (including me!) puts off from weekend to weekend… and that’s Spring cleaning! Getting into every nook and cranny of your apartment can be an all-day event, but there’s no better feeling than sitting back and relaxing in a squeaky clean room. We’ve rounded up go-to cleaning tips to make this process less of a chore – so you can get back outside and enjoy sunny New York!

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Spring Cleaning 2015: Tips for NYC Apartments

The warm weather has many of us thinking spring, opening up windows to air out our apartments, and enjoying the ever longer hours of sunshine. And while it may not be the first thing we want to do, spring also means it’s time to spruce up our living spaces, give it a top to bottom cleaning, and maybe even pare down the items we’ve accumulated in the past but no longer use. We offer these spring cleaning tips for 2015 which we gleaned from popular blogs throughout NYC and beyond.

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Spring Cleaning Tips for 2014: Refresh Your Living Space

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Seems like it actually might be warm now for the duration (though let's not forget the April blizzard of '82!). Spring ushers in lots of activites in New York, such as the flower shows we wrote about recently. But it's also time to clean your home. Ugh, I know, but remember: there are few chores that feel more satisfying when you're done than a big (or even semi-big!) spring cleaning. Now, I am no expert on the subject as my kids will tell you, but we scoured the internet and found a number of sites with some stellar-sounding advice.

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10 Room Changers for Springtime

If spring ever actually arrives here in New York City–snow on April 1?, is this a PRANK, Mr. Climate!?–we're ready with our supplies to do some spring cleaning! AND, in keeping with the season's spirit of renewal, we always like to bring a little something new to our home every spring. It doesn't have to be anything big; over the years we've discovered that, with the right addition, it doesn't take much to change the way a room feels. With that in mind, here are ten room changers we've noticed or been reminded of around the internet way these past few weeks, all priced between "very affordable" "sort of affordable", any one of which would go a long way toward giving a bright, fresh start to some of the more tired corners of our home.   

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