The weather is warming up, and many of us have started thinking about spring cleaning. Spring offers a great opportunity to clear out the cobwebs and bring in the sunshine. Show your client you care by doing a little spring cleaning around the house. Here are a few easy tasks to spruce up your client's living quarters:
So how do you go about getting all the clutter in its place? Make a game plan. Understand this likely won't be a one-day event. Take a quick inventory of the house, list what needs to be done, and tackle the list one by one.
Keep an eye on your client through the process, it may take an emotional toll. Take breaks when you need to. It's also important to remember that your client needs to make the decision on each item. You can keep the project going, but ultimately, they need to have the control of deciding where items go.
Remember that many of the things you'll be going through have a special memory for your client. Don't get too caught up in the organizing that you forget to take a little stroll down memory lane. You might be surprised at the stories you'll hear!
Bonus: Spring cleaning is a good time to make sure there is a fire extinguisher in the residence and to review the emergency evacuation plan with your client!
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