(updated 6 Apr 08)  

Top Ten Signs You Really Need To Do Some Spring Cleaning

10. When the garage door isn't closed, crowds gather, people browse and ask prices. (Airfarcewon@aol.com)

9. What you thought were pillows on your couch turn out to be the mummified remains of your Shih-tzus. (GerriHan65@aol.com)

8. Residents of the crack house next door complain that you're lowering their property's value. (loonalupe@rogers.com; brat.cat@verizon.net)

7. Winter clothes stacked up on my floor make a poor dining table. (guitartexn@aol.com)

6. When you applied to be on the show "Clean Sweep," they told you they don't do mini-series. (gerg17@comcast.net)

5. You estimate it will take 122 vacuum cleaner bags to do the job. (seeker@vcoms.net)

4. You secretly wonder if your insurance covers fire. (kteague@fuse.net)

3. Oh -- THERE'S the Halloween pumpkin I was looking for. (tphyll@aol.com)

2. Need to remove the 'clean me' sign smeared in the window along with the "Dukakis in '88". (giuntas404@comcast.net)

Hey, at least they were able to get that camera in there every week to do the show...

1. You wish your house was as nice as the one on 'Sanford and Son'. (Jdoveraz@aol.com)