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Fall Cleaning Guide

by pureproductive - October 20, 2017

Summer has just ended and the holidays are on their way. Fall is the calm before the storm, so take advantage of this time. Fall cleaning is extremely important. Putting away summer things and preparing your home for the cold winter weather. Preparing your home with these quick and easy tasks can make easing into winter that much easier!

Dispose of Those Dust Bunnies

You’ve enjoyed your summer but now it’s time to sweep up all that dusk build up! It’s time to deep clean your house, a multi-surface cleaning spray can take care of all your dust build up with ease. A light spraying onto a rag can clean everything from the top of your bookshelf to baseboards. Your house will be smelling clean and fresh when you’re finished!

Rotate Your Closet 

Unfortunately, shorts can’t be worn all year round, unless you live in the tropics, but for everyone else, changing out your summer wardrobe for your winter one! For kids especially, this is a great time to put clothes away but get rid of any tight fitted clothing too. Your personal closet isn’t the only thing that needs to be sorted out. Pack up your linens and break out your winter bedding to get ready for those colder nights. If you’re not sure where to start, there are a few closet cleaning guides that can help you navigate the process!

 

Prepare your oven for baking season    

As the holidays and cold weather approach so is the season for baking! But before you begin baking, take some time to clean out your oven! Whether you use oven cleaner or natural cleaners, this is the perfect time of year to clean your oven! It is best done when you can leave windows open. The cleaner an oven is the easier it will be to use!

Delicious Fall Diffuser  

After all that cleaning, you’ll want your house smelling like fall. Essential oil defusers are easy to customize, refill and have your home smelling like fall all the time!

Pumpkin Spice Latte

  • 5 Drops of Cinnamon
  • 1 Drop Clove
  • 1 Drop Nutmeg
  • 1 Drop Allspice

Autumn Afternoon

  • 5 Drops Orange
  • 1 Drop of Cinnamon
  • 1 Drop of Ginger
  • 1 Drop of Patchouli

Fireside

  • 4 Drops of Cypress
  • 2 Drops of Amber
  • 2 Drops of Clove

Walk in the Woods

  • 4 Drops of Cypress
  • 3 Drops of Sandalwood
  • 2 Drops of Fir
  • 1 Drop of Amber