Why is it that the first sign of spring makes us want to clean? The same pile of clutter has been sitting in the same spot since Christmas, but now it starts to bug you. Make cleaning your Pittsburgh new home simple and even fun with a plan of attack and a checklist.
One of the hardest parts of spring-cleaning is deciding where to begin and what to tackle first. So why not approach the job like a pro and create an action plan. Spending time now organizing will free you up to enjoy the season’s warm weather and longer days.
Purge: Who doesn’t have things that are no longer being used? But maybe someday you might just happen to need it. Why not donate to a worthy cause where someone could use it today.
Improve organization: Take a close look at where clutter reigns in your Parry home and consider adding organizational tools. If the kid’s backpacks are piled at the back door is there room for hooks or a bench to hold these items neatly? Organize just this one area will make walking into your home just that more welcoming.
Inventory: While organizing your belongings in your Parry home is a great start, having on hand a thorough and accurate records of your possessions and property in case of a loss or theft makes the recovery process easier.
Record everything: When performing the inventory, be as thorough as possible. In addition to recording the existence of valuable items like jewelry, heirlooms and electronics, remember to record everyday belongings that will need to be replaced such as dishware and clothing.
Review your homeowners insurance: Now that you know what you own and how much it is worth. This is an ideal time to review you insurance policy on your home and see if it accurately covers your current possessions in your new Parry home. You may find that you aren’t adequately insured or that your policy requires some adjustments.
Spring is the perfect time not only to clean, but also to take inventory of your Parry home to give you the peace of mind that everything is covered. It is worth your time for you and your family.