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Spring Cleaning and the Added Benefits

Posted by Shannon White on February 24, 2022

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There is nothing more satisfying than a spring clean and a thorough clear-out can hold many health benefits. However, you may find yourself with items that no longer have a designated place in your home or that no longer fit in your home. That’s where William O’Brien Self Storage comes in! Renting a self-storage unit can be a terrific way to boost your spring-cleaning efforts and ensure an efficient and organized clean. Renting a storage unit can help by freeing up space in your home to make it more liveable and tidy.


Below is a list of some of the health benefits that a spring clean gave give:



Good for your head

Clearing out your home and re-organizing can help a lot with your mental health. The state of your house reflects what is going on in your head and it can affect your over all mood. Not only that, but the physical act of cleaning may turn your brain off for a bit to allow you to relax and unwind your mind.


If you need help on where to start when de-cluttering your home – read our other Blog Post with tips and tricks! Or you can contact one of our Experience team members here.



Good for Productivity

An organized home makes you more focused and productive. A spring clean helps you to eliminate stressful chaos and bring order to your workday. We know a cluttered workspace can prevent us from getting as much work done.


The National Association of Professional Organisers (NAPO) found in their study that disorganisation can lead to financial losses equivalent to 10% of a manager’s salary. It is vital that your workstation is in order so that you can give yourself the best chance at a productive day.


If you need assistance with information on storage sizing and finding the perfect size for your needs, have a look at our size guide!

Good for your physical health

Spring cleaning has physical health benefits. Consistent, low-intensity activity can lead to a healthy heart and body. People find it therapeutic to listen to music while they clean, this would burn even more calories as you would be more likely to move around to the music.


Listening to music can also create the illusion that the process is not too time consuming!



Good for healthy eating

It’s been proven that when living in a clean de cluttered space you are more likely to eat a healthy balanced meal rather than order a take-away. Having a clean kitchen makes it more inviting to cook a nutritious meal.


If you feel like getting started with your Spring Cleaning, we have everything that you may need from boxes, bubble wrap to all different sized units!