12 Outdoor Spring Cleaning Tasks

We often think about spring cleaning indoors–Organizing pantries, Deep Cleaning the kitchen, and dropping off Donations come to mind–but there’s also plenty of spring cleaning to be done outside! Here are 12 types of tasks you can expect to get booked for during the springtime.

1. Deck/patio maintenance 

  • Staining
  • Sealing
  • Repairs

2. Fence & gate installation/repair 

  • Build fences & gates
  • Install baby/pet gates
  • Repair (cover holes, fix locks)
  • Replace fence posts/pickets/planks

3. Paint

  • Doors
  • Porch
  • Fence/gate
  • Window trim
  • Touch up outdoor furniture

4. Assemble furniture

  • Swing/play set
  • Patio furniture
  • Trampoline
  • Bench
  • Shed

5. Wash windows

  • Windows 
  • Sliding doors
  • Window frames

6. Power wash

  • Patio
  • Deck 
  • Sidewalk
  • Driveway
  • Outdoor furniture

7. Yard & garden work

  • Gutter cleanup
  • Mulch
  • Trim
  • Plant
  • Remove vines
  • Dig up roots
  • Install wire fences 
  • Pull weeds

8. Handywork

  • Build garden boxes/vegetable beds
  • Build a trellis
  • Install a bird feeder
  • Install air conditioner
  • Install a porch ceiling fan

9. Move items out of storage

  • Patio furniture
  • Umbrellas

10. Repairs

  • Barbeque
  • Awnings 
  • Fix leaks

11. Remove/haul junk

  • Yard debris
  • Unwanted outdoor furniture/toys
  • Old lumber

12. Electrical work

  • Install outdoor lighting
  • Install fire pit

No matter which categories you task in, there are opportunities to help your Clients achieve their outdoor spring cleaning goals. Tip: If you specialize in Cleaning or Deep Cleaning, you can add “Spring Cleaning” to your skills description on your profile to stand out in search results.

Have you ever transformed a Client’s space through a spring cleaning task? We encourage you to share on Instagram and tag @taskrabbit to showcase your awesome work!

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