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The Ultimate Indoor Cleaning Quiz
by Staff
If you're used to doing a big spring cleaning every year, consider splitting it between spring and fall this year. To find out about five great indoor cleaning tips for fall, take our quiz.

In which season besides spring does it make sense to tackle some big home cleaning and maintenance jobs?

  • summer
  • fall
  • winter

You should have your furnace _____ each year before winter starts.

  • serviced
  • inspected
  • both of the above

How often should you replace your furnace filter?

  • every three months
  • every six months
  • every year

What percentage of our time do we spend indoors during the winter months?

  • 50 percent
  • 75 percent
  • 90 percent

What's the best way to remove allergens from carpet?

  • Vacuum them.
  • Deep clean them.
  • Fumigate them.

When is the best time of year to purge your wardrobe of unworn, outgrown or outdated winter clothes?

  • in the winter
  • in the summer
  • in the spring

What should you do to your bedding before winter starts?

  • Air it outdoors.
  • Launder it.
  • Pack it away.

Your clothes dryer uses about _____ times the energy your washer does.

  • three
  • five
  • seven

Window treatments should be:

  • machine washed
  • professionally dry cleaned
  • both of the above

Where should you store your medicines?

  • in the bathroom
  • in a cool, dry place
  • in the basement