24 satisfying before and after spring clean photos

Enough is enough! Your house is in a mess. Dishes are piling up in the sink, the sitting room looks a war zone and you haven't seen your bathroom floor for months! In other words, you’re living in a tip and you've decided something needs to be done.

It may a take an hour or a week, but there's nothing more satisfying than having a good tidy up and seeing your home and possessions looking like new! A real sense of achievement, just like the people below, who managed to snap and share their before and after spring cleans!

1. The big clean, 2 years after a severe depression set in

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2. The sauce drawer!

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3. This bench wasn't cleaned or re-varnished for 16 years!

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4. How to spend a Sunday afternoon

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5. The kids are at school, the pets in the garden - time to attack the kitchen!

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6. As good as new!

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7. This is so satisfying!

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8. The difference is amazing!

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9. Sometimes it can be too daunting - but worth the effort!

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10. Property maintenance also raises house values!

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11. Getting ready for life outdoors!

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12. When you love breathing new life into vintage cars

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13. Kiss goodbye to all those germs!

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14. And people bathed in this?

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15. If you live in a dusty climate, you'll understand!

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16. Why buy a new chair when you can spruce up an old one?

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17. The joys of using pressure cleaners!

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18. This must have taken quite a while!

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19. 4 hours later and the cat has its favorite bed back!

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20. It's boring, but it must be done!

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21. As if by magic!

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22. This hard drive hadn't been touched for years

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23. Good enough to appear on the cover of a magazine!

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24. When hoarding is a problem...

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