Spring Cleaning for Your Home and on the JobsiteMay 22, 2012
It’s that time of year again—time for spring cleaning. Spring cleaning should be a team effort both at home and on the jobsite. There are plenty of ways to tackle this job in an efficient and environmentally-friendly manner
Here are some spring cleaning tips for around the house
- Make it a family affair! Spend time sorting through your garage and/or house with your children, spouse or friends. Work with them to come up with creative ways to store or rearrange things.
- Have stuff to get rid of? Put it in a pile. But before you pitch it, see if you can reuse or repurpose anything. Otherwise, consider donating.
- If you do end up throwing things out, be sure to recycle.
- Use reusable microfiber cloths or sponges rather than rolls of paper towels.
- Switch to natural cleaners such as baking soda, vinegar and vegetable-based ones. After you switch, dispose of old cleaning supplies properly. No flushing them, dumping them down the drain or pouring them on the ground.
- Now that it’s nice out, skip using the dryer. Hang your clothes out on the line.
A few tips for spring cleaning on the jobsite:
- Keep your work area clean. Spring winds and storms can blow debris around. Be sure to clean up all debris, both large and small.
- Make sure your construction site has all the necessary equipment. Don’t overlook the small stuff.
- Spring cleaning can mean more than just tidying up—take time to review policies and guidelines. Go over best practices in case of spills or other accidents.
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