Cleaning for Summer: Why it’s important with 1-800-GOT-JUNK?

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Your backyard is your personal playground and it’s important to make sure it’s spruced up and ready for the warm weather. Because of all that, it’s essential to keep your backyard clean and ready for the summer festivities!

1. Remove old equipment/gear to make room for summer festivities

It’s a season full of barbecues, pool parties, and celebrations. To make sure you’re in full effect, your yard has to look the part. Anything that is broken or no longer used should be recycled or donated. It’s hard to keep your space organized if it’s cluttered with unused items. Go through all your outdoor items and see if there is anything you can get rid of. Have your kids outgrown the trampoline or playset? Is your barbeque still in good condition? Has your bike rusted? Anything that is broken or no longer used should be recycled or donated.

This also includes kayak boats, boats, tubes, swing sets and old vests. Due to that, it’s very important to check all that gear every year to make sure it’s still useable.

2. Cleaning the backyard helps with your mental health

Cleanliness is tied to your emotions, whether you notice it or not. Too much clutter can make you feel like your life is out-of-control and anxious. You will be prepared for summer and as a result, you will not have to rush to clean. Every time you step outside you can be comforted by knowing your yard is neat and tidy.

3. It contributes to a healthy environment

Keep your outdoor space from getting unruly by mowing the lawn, trimming trees, pruning bushes, and pulling up weeds. Being on top of landscaping not only has a huge impact on the overall appearance of your outdoor space but also keeps your plants healthy!

When you leave leaves to pile up in your lawn, it can prevent it from remaining healthy throughout the winter. If you’ve completed your landscaping and don’t know what to do with the yard trimmings, call 1-800-GOT-JUNK?

4. Replace your lightbulbs to ensure everyone sees the hard work

To showcase all the hard work you put in to freshen up your outdoor space, make sure you have enough light to highlight your space at night! Ensure your space is beautifully lit by cleaning any outdoor fixtures and replacing broken light bulbs. Be sure to dispose of any old light bulbs properly, or call 1-800-GOT-JUNK? to have them take care of it for you.

Thankfully, you don’t have to handle it alone. At 1-800-GOT-JUNK? we’re happy to help!