Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
March 15 : 05 days till Spring begins
Did you know that the ritual of Spring Cleaning is rooted in historic necessity, dating back to the 18th century?
During the cold winter months, houses were heated with soot-spewing, coal-burning furnaces. Come springtime, windows were thrown open and entire houses got a thorough scrub-down.
Ah, spring. The snow fades away, the temperatures warm, and the days grow blissfully longer. The lovebirds are happily cooing in their new nests; and the daffodils and tulips are blooming. This year, get yourself ready to spring into springtime with our fun-filled spring trivia.
We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fun fact each day as we countdown to Spring on March 20th! So stop by again tomorrow.