50 Spring Cleaning Tricks to Tackle the Whole House

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It's been a long winter, but spring is finally here with the promise of a clean, fresh start. Crack open the windows and let a sweet breeze inside while you purge your home of accumulated clutter and mess. Then grab some cleaning supplies and say goodbye to grimy surfaces throughout the house. 

You don't have to spend hours and hours slaving away to get results, either. We've compiled our best cleaning and organizing tips, tricks, and hacks so you can get more done in less time.

What's your plan for tackling clutter and mess this spring?

 

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  • 8 Things in Your Closet to Throw Out Right Now!

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    If your closet is jam-packed with too-small (or too-big) clothes, outdated styles or stuff that's just falling apart, now is the time to toss or donate clothing you no longer wear.

  • 10 Bathroom Cleaning Hacks That Will Change Your Life

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    Stock up on some unexpected cleaning supplies -- like teabags, clear nail polish, and cooking spray (yes, you read that right) -- to get your bathroom gleaming in no time. 

  • 12 Life-Changing Decluttering Hacks

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    Drowning in junk mail, toys, or too many books? Have trouble finding your TV remote? Unable to escape a crazy maze of computer cables and power cords? Check out some ingenious ways to tame all kinds of clutter.

     

  • 8 Household Items You Should Probably Toss

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    We're all guilty of hanging onto stuff that we really don't need. If you haven't gone through piles of papers or stacks of old sheets and towels in a while, spend a little time to go through your stash and purging household items you no longer use on a regular basis.

     

  • 12 Moms Confess Their Craziest Cleaning Confessions

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    Sometimes, desperation is the mother of invention. Have YOU ever thought of hiding toys, books, and papers in the TUB when company comes over? Genius. These hilarious time-saving cleaning shortcuts may seem extreme, but we're sure when you're done laughing you'll add a couple of tricks to your repertoire -- and don't worry, your crazy cleaning secrets are safe with us!

     

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