Christine: Hi! My name is Christine Maroulis and I am with Merry Maids. Today I will be offering some tips on spring cleaning. Spring is the time of year for fresh starts. In our home, this means spring cleaning. In this video I'll be offering some tips on how to refresh your home. First, we will cover organization, getting organized for spring cleaning by preparing all of the products and equipment you'll need. Having everything together will make you more efficient.
Second, we will discuss the many products you probably already own that can help you perform your spring cleaning tasks in a more environmentally friendly way. Next, to keep your home looking its best, there are few dos and don'ts you should be aware of. And then some home cleaning tasks only need to be performed a few times a year in the average home. Make sure you incorporate these into your spring cleaning routine. And last find out what some of the annual to semi-annual cleaning tasks are, if you want your home to be truly spring cleaned. You won't want to skip these. You will need a variety of tools and materials to spring clean your home. As we continue, I'll go into detail to be sure that you have all the necessary tools, equipment and product. Remember to wear protective eye ware and protective gloves when handling chemicals. Always use a step ladder when trying to clean those hard to reach places and to be aware of your surroundings. Never keep product within reach of small children or animals. Before we get started, let me tell you a little bit about Merry Maids. We are the largest home cleaning network in North America with more than 600 offices across the US and Canada. We have been cleaning since 1979 and have lots of experience with spring cleaning. Okay, let's get started.