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Spring Cleaning in Tucson

As Tucson’s sun casts its warm radiance, the time for spring cleaning beckons us to tidy up and refresh our homes. Yet, spring cleaning is more than a tradition; it’s a chance to establish a tranquil setting that not only comforts our spirit but also eases our allergies. Often, the challenge lies not in the act of cleaning itself but in figuring out where to start and managing the surplus of items that no longer align with our current needs.

Embracing Space for What Truly Matters

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The way people describe their homes may reflect whether their time at home feels restorative or stressful. Did you know that decluttering can have a positive impact on our mental health? Studies in 2011, and 2016 discovered that minimizing clutter in our homes and workspaces can enhance focus, information processing, and even reduce anxiety, leading to a less depressed state of mind.

Starting Your Spring Cleaning Journey

Feeling overwhelmed by the thought of spring cleaning is common, but choosing one room at a time is an easy way to begin. Here’s a quick checklist to guide you through the essential areas of your home that could use some attention:

Wardrobes and Closets: Transition your clothing to spring and summer attire. Store away winter garments, ensuring they are clean and well-packed to maintain their condition.

Garage and Shed: Organize your tools, landscaping equipment, and recreational items. Now is the perfect time to sort through your stuff and decide what you need and what to store or donate.

Attic and Basement: Basement and attic storage spaces are rare in Tucson, but for those that do, these areas often become the “out of sight, out of mind” spaces where items accumulate. Sort through boxes and decide what truly needs to stay.

Living Areas: Declutter bookshelves, entertainment centers, and coffee tables. This is also a great time to clean upholstery and curtains. These areas can be prone to collecting dust, so dusting or vacuuming can eliminate dust buildup that has accumulated over the winter.

Outdoor Spaces: Prepare your backyard, patio, or deck for the warmer months ahead. Put away any winter yard decorations or furniture that you won’t use during the warmer months. Storing these items will help keep them in great condition.

Spring Cleaning Checklist A Family Storage

Enhance Your Spring Cleaning Experience - Cleaning Checklist

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Checklists are a wonderful creation especially when it comes to decluttering space. And there are no rules stating that spring cleaning must be finished within a single day. Check out Melissa Dunlap’s Spring Cleaning checklist at, where she provides free printable, simple checklists for your kitchen, living room, bedroom, and bathroom cleaning.

For a complete spring cleaning list, read Kelleight Beckett’s article “The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist to Refresh Your Home.”

Martha Stewart also provides a thorough spring cleaning article with what to clean in every room. Get great expert advice and instructions at

Take decluttering to the next level with self storage

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Spring cleaning can often reveal how many items we hold onto that are no longer necessary or seasonally appropriate. From holiday decorations to winter gear, these items can clutter your space, hinder your cleaning efforts, and put you in a funk.

Let A Family Storage help you get back on track. We offer versatile affordable storage solutions to keep your treasures safe while you revitalize your home.

Using self storage helps you organize, clean, and store items safely away until you need them. It’s also a great way to keep things organized and keep the clutter out of your living space.

Spring cleaning is not just about tidying up your living spaces. It is also about embracing a simple and organized lifestyle. This lifestyle can bring peace of mind to you. A Family Storage is more than just storage; we help you create a life that values what is truly important.

A Family Storage in Tucson has different sizes of indoor and outdoor storage units. We also offer parking spaces for large and small RVs, boats, and other vehicles. 

Check out our current self-storage rates near you in Tucson and Green Valley, Arizona.


ARTICLE: What does clutter do to your brain and body? LINK
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ARTICLE: Clutter, Chaos, and Overconsumption: The Role of Mind-Set in Stressful and Chaotic Food Environments. LINK 
ARTICLE: The dark side of home: Assessing possession ‘clutter’ on subjective well-being. LINK

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