Now most Spring cleanups start with top to bottom cleaning and disinfecting of all corners of the house (all natural of course – check out our recent video about how to clean green). This is usually followed by packing away the winter gear, unearthing the BBQ, and doing a little pre-season lawn and garden maintenance.

As good a start as this all may be, let’s develop some new habits that will take the spring cleanup to a whole new level this year. In today’s video, we’ll start inside, move outside and then head up onto our roof and conduct a DIY audit that’s certain to make your home a safer, more comfortable, more affordable and a greener place to live this Spring.

Let’s get to it!

As always, we’d love your thoughts or other ideas on how to make the most of your spring clean up! Please leave your comments below.

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