12 Outdoor Spring 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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