Making Spring Cleaning Safe

When we talk about cleaning and organizing our space, it’s usually in order to make us feel better, be more productive, and just have a nice place to call home. But it’s also an issue of safety.

We’ve heard the stories of massive amounts of paper serving as fuel for a house or office fire, and clutter that blocks a door slowing down safe exit in an emergency. Well, Erin Doland of Unclutterer gives us more reasons to think about safety, like hazardous mold hidden behind clutter in a basement or garage that can poison the air. And there are safety concerns once you start decluttering too. You need to make sure any hazardous items are disposed of properly.

As you start your spring cleaning, remember to donate your gently used furniture, appliances and building supplies to ReStore. But to learn more about all those other items that may be hazardous, visit Montgomery County’s disposal information.

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