6 Tips to Spring Clean Like A Pro

As the weather starts to warm up, it’s a great time to open your windows, and your cleaning supplies cabinet, and start your spring cleaning! Don’t know where to start? These six helpful tips will have you spring cleaning like a pro.

Make a Schedule — Regardless of where you start, having a set plan to tackle each room will keep you focused on the task at hand. No matter how busy your schedule may be, setting time for your spring cleaning tasks will help you feel much better, especially once they’re done!

De-clutter — Studies have shown that a disorganized home adds to your stress level. The psychological stress of living in a cluttered home, or coming home to a pile of unsorted laundry after a hard day at work, can take a sudden, unexpected toll on your mental health and sanity. Taking time to organize your closets, and clean out your office and junk drawers will eliminate unnecessary stress from your life.

Always Work from the Top Down — When spring cleaning your home, start at the ceiling and work your way down. This will force dust downward so you don’t need to dust your furniture or vacuum floors a second time. If you have a vacuum with a long extension hose, use it to get cobwebs and dust from ceilings and fans, then work your way down and dust your furniture and other items, then vacuum or mop the floors last.

Deep Clean Your Carpets — You’ll be surprised how much dirt, dust and pet hair builds up in your carpet. This can be especially bad in bedrooms and dining rooms where you’re less likely to move bulky furniture around when you clean. A deep clean will help restore the carpet’s color and texture. Whether you use a high-performance vacuum cleaner, or hire a carpet cleaning professional, a deep clean will breathe new life into your carpets and be a breath of fresh air in your home.

Walls and Windows Need Love too — People usually clean their floors, but typically forget about walls and windows. Most dust settles on the floor and other flat surfaces, but not all of it. Use a damp towel to wipe down walls and blinds (starting from the top). On the outside of your home, remove and wipe or hose down the screens. To clean the windows, use a steam cleaner on the glass, followed by a microfiber cloth or squeegee to dry them.

Clean Your Bathroom While You Sleep — Did you know that you can remove limescale stains from your toilet, shower and sink overnight using white vinegar? Just spray it on and let it work overnight. For showerheads, fill a bag with white vinegar and tie it around the head, then in the morning remove the bag and wipe down the showerhead. No more limescale!

About the Author

Greg DiGiorgio is a highly reviewed Arlington MA Realtor who is a dedicated, passionate, and market-savvy professional who puts his clients’ satisfaction before all else. His attention to detail, superior people skills, broad knowledge of the real estate industry as a whole, and his pure determination to indulge his clients with first class service sets him apart. In addition to Greg being an Accredited Buyers Representative-ABR, he understands the power of creative, well-organized and highly effective marketing and offers customized marketing plans that maximize property exposure to the most qualified buyers. He has appeared several times on Fox 25 News where he was interviewed on current market trends and conditions. A real estate transaction is really about managing people, their desires and their finances. It is an intricate and consequential negotiation.

Greg understands that it is important to secure not only the most able buyer, but also to the one that is most likely to close the deal. When so much is at stake, Greg is the one you want to represent you. His fair yet aggressive negotiating style and protectiveness of his clients’ best interests and ultimately, their assets, has gained his respect with colleagues and clients alike.

Greg also knows that every transaction represents the most important purchase or sale a person can make, and he takes every precaution to ensure that communication is impeccable with all parties involved from beginning to end. Whether it’s patiently guiding first time buyers through this exciting process or following through with clients’ needs long after the transaction is over, Greg’s warm, caring yet efficient business style will turn you into a client for life.


Greg grew up in the Greater Boston area and has a deep appreciation for the North East way of life. He attended The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing, with a concentration in Marketing Research. Greg’s professional background is rooted in the technology sales & marketing. As a result, he learned to adapt to many different people and situations quickly and competitively. The insight that he has gained from many years of involvement in bringing all components of a transaction together smoothly has granted him a unique perspective and approach to the real estate industry. His enthusiasm and tenacity has allowed him to emerge as one of Greater Boston’s finest Realtors, and one of the highest reviewed amongst Arlington MA Realtors!

My Goal

My goal is to provide the best experience possible to my clients while helping them achieve their real estate goals. My streamline systems and use of technology ensure a smooth ride along the way. Whether it’s a first-time buyer, a seller, or investor, I strive to gain lifelong clients and friends by providing them with a fun, relaxing, but yet educational experience throughout the entire process.

Objectives for my Buyer Clients

Counsel session to determine wants & needsSchedule times to view properties

Run comparable analysis report for subject property

Help negotiate terms of the offer

Provided options for home inspectors

Help negotiate & finalize terms of Purchase & Sale Agreement

Assist in finalizing finances with Mortgage Broker

Handle any other paperwork and/or tasks including meeting mortgage commitment deadlines to making sure the transaction closes on time.

I keep an open door policy with all my clients even after the sale should they have any questions, or need help with any of their real estate needs. The closing of a real estate transaction is not the end, but just the beginning of a relationship.

Objectives for my Seller Clients

Listen carefully to make sure your goals and objectives are clearly understood

Explain the home selling process thoroughly

Discuss agency relationship

Price your home accurately

Stage your home for sale

Plan & implement a proven & innovative marketing plan

Work diligently to sell your home quickly and efficiently

Follow up with open house leads & showing brokers to obtain feedback

Work hard to ensure that each step of the transaction is running smoothly

To ensure that all smoke & carbon monoxide detectors are installed and working correctly, and to obtain certificate from town/city

To obtain final payoff for city/town water bill

“Most Importantly to communicate with you consistently and efficiently throughout the entire home selling process”

Certifications and Recognitions

Winner of Leading Edge Real Estate’s Outstanding Creative Marketing Award. Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)

Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR)

Member of the Institute of Luxury Home Marketing (ILHM)

Licensed Massachusetts Real Estate Broker

Member of Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB)

Member of National Association of REALTORS (NAR)

Zoning & Building Codes Certificate

Residential New Construction Certificate

Title V Certificate