Move aside, Old Man Winter—it’s officially springtime. Could your home’s exterior use some sprucing up before you’re officially ready to soak up the sun? This spring cleaning season, make sure you’re showing some love to both the interior and exterior of your home.
Lucky for you, we put together an easy-to-read outdoor spring cleaning infographic. Get your pen ready! You’ll be checking things off the list in no time. Here’s a peek of what’s in store.
Rid the signs of winter by sweeping away debris and cobwebs from your backyard porch and patio. Don’t underestimate the power of rinsing your walkway and dusting off outdoor furniture—spring cleaning outside can help your home’s exterior be a family favorite hangout spot.
Given the ideal weather, spring is the perfect time to take inventory of your home’s siding. We recommend cleaning LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding annually to remove the natural buildup of dirt and grime to prevent mildew and mold damage. This way, you can keep one of the most durable siding solutions available looking beautiful. Learn more about cleaning your siding from the experts at LP.
Stay ahead of spring showers by cleaning out built-up leaves and debris from your gutters. Also, flush gutters and downspouts with a garden hose to identify and fix potential leaks.
This spring, make your backyard area a place you want to spend time. Make sure the aesthetic is just right by removing weeds, trimming greenery, mulching your garden beds, and planting flowers for a colorful springtime bloom.
Sometimes part of spring cleaning includes something brand new for your space! Adding a fence to your backyard can be a great addition to your landscape while also providing some extra privacy, and a shed can provide extra storage for tools you want to keep out of sight.
Windows are a focal point of your home’s exterior. Clean them to remove wintertime residue and replace torn screens. Also look at replacing light fixtures and refilling or changing out your grill’s propane tank to get your backyard ready for springtime cookouts.
You’re officially ready to get started! Take this list, check it twice, and your backyard will be in prime condition to enjoy this spring and beyond.
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With fall upon us, it’s time to unleash your creativity and get decorating! Whether outdoor fall displays are your specialty or you’re just looking for a simple upgrade to your exterior, you’ll find something for every budget and a variety of siding colors.
Though your siding will likely make up the bulk of your exterior, there are multiple elements at play to consider when choosing colors—things like window trim, garage doors and roofing. Though these factors are often overlooked in the excitement of choosing a new siding color, they are key to achieving a cohesive exterior.