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Are You Ready for Cookout Season?

June 5, 2019, Author: ParkAve Blog

Warm weather is here, and that means one thing—burgers on the grill, cold drinks on the patio and time with family and friends. Are you ready for cookout season? Now is the perfect time to prepare your home and yard for entertaining friends, family and loved ones and creating lasting summer memories.

Tidy Up Your Patio or Porch

Start by grabbing a stiff-bristled broom and giving your patio and deck a thorough sweeping. Make sure that you get rid of any twigs, branches, leaves, pine needles and yard debris first before cleaning the rest of the deck. Next, you should wash off the staining, discoloration and scuffs that go hand in hand with inactivity. While renting a pressure washer might be tempting, it can actually cause serious damage to your stone, wood or concrete patio.

For cleaning concrete, you can use a solution of warm water and dishwashing liquid to gently clean the surface and get rid of stains. Rinse the concrete clean with your garden hose. For a wooden surface, you should use a cleaner designed for use on wood. For stone, you should avoid pressure or acidic cleaners. Use a soft microfiber cloth to keep things clean.

Clean Up the Details

Park Avenue Cleaning can help get your yard and home ready for cookout season! You should clean the outside and inside of windows and sliding glass doors, especially if you live in an area with plenty of pollen. Use glass cleaner or a mild cleaning solution to wipe everything down. Beyond the windows, you should also pay attention to the details. Is your grill clean? What condition is your patio furniture in? When was the last time that you pruned your potted plants? Pretend like you are a visitor to your home when you walk around to notice small details.

Decorate

Finally, have some fun and decorate your deck or patio. The best entertainers use cookout season to bring the party outdoors and make the outdoor living space feel like an extension of the warm and festive environment inside. Fairy lights, paper lanterns, throw pillows, outdoor rugs and art pieces are all awesome ways to make your deck even more beautiful.

Get Cookout Season Ready with Park Avenue Cleaning

Park Avenue Cleaning provides high-class service for everyday spaces to homeowners and business owners throughout the greater Baltimore area, whether you’re preparing for a cookout to celebrate the summer or preparing to use your deck for the first time. Experience a truly remarkable clean with our services! To learn more and schedule your home appraisal cleaning, call us today at (877) 546-9837.