Who Says Spring Cleaning Is Only For Your Apartment?

As soon as springtime hits NYC, spring cleaning is on our minds! While you most commonly associate spring cleaning with your apartment, it is also important to relate it to yourself. Take time to personally shed the gloom of winter and ready yourself for the bright spring and summer ahead! We have included some of Glenwood’s tips on how to ready both yourself and your apartment for the spring season. Keep reading to find out how!

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Spring Cleaning Tips for 2014: Refresh Your Living Space

spring cleaning of a lamp shade with a lint brush

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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