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Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring has sprung! Now is the best time to get that deep cleaning out of the way! Open your doors and windows, let some fresh air in and get it done! Here are some great tips for cleaning your home from ground to roof.

Bedrooms

Vacuum / Mop Floors

Wipe Down Baseboards

Do Laundry

Empty Trash

Wash Windows, Window Sills & Window Treatments

Dust Lamps, Picture Frames & Furniture

Wash Linens & Freshen Up the Bedding

Wipe Down / Vacuum Furniture and Under

Empty Each Drawer, Wipe it Out & Put Everything Back Neatly

The Bedroom Extras

Declutter your wardrobe, shelves & drawers

Throw or donate your old clothes, books you don’t read & things you don’t use at least once a week.

Bathrooms

Mop Floors

Wipe Down Baseboards

Wash Windows, Window Sills & Window Treatments

Vacuum / Wipe Down Exhaust Fan Vent

Do Laundry

Dust

Empty Trash

Wipe Down Hard Surfaces

Clean Tub, Shower, Showerhead & Drain

Wash Towels & Mats

Wash Mirrors

Clean Sink & Drain

Clean Toilet Inside & Outside

Empty all Cabinets & Shelves, Wipe Them Our & Put Everything Back Neatly

The Bathroom Extras

Throw away any expired or unused cosmetic products

Check grout lines and reseal them if necessary

Shine all faucets & other metal parts

Living Room & Dining Room

Vacuum / Mop Floors

Wipe Down Baseboards

Wash Windows, Window Sills & Window Treatments

Dust

Empty Trash

Wipe Surfaces

Wipe Down all Electronics

Wash all Pillows & Covers

Wipe Down / Vacuum Furniture and Under

Water the Plants – time for re-pot or fresh dirt?

The Living Room & Dining Room Extras

Sort your books, magazines, DVDs, CDs, games, etc.

Remove everything from shelves and re-organize

 

Kitchen

Vacuum / Mop Floors

Wipe Down Baseboards

Do Laundry

Wash Windows, Window Sills & Window Treatments

Dust

Empty Trash & Clean Trash Can

Wipe Surfaces

Clean Fridge & Freezer – Inside and Out

Clean Refrigerator Coils & Exhaust Fan Filter

Clean All Small Appliances

Clean Sink, Drain & Garbage Disposal

Wash & Sanitize Counters & Cabinets

Clean Stove Top & Oven

Empty all cabinets & drawers, wipe them and put everything back neatly.

The Kitchen Extras

Organize your cabinets, pantry, freezer & fridge

Clean your dishwasher & wash dishes

Sanitize cutting boards

Sharpen knives

Unclog Drain with Baking Soda & Vinegar

Clean Oven with Baking Soda & Water

Home Office

Vacuum / Mop Floors

Wipe Down Baseboards

Wash Windows, Window Sills & Window Treatments

Dust

Empty Trash

Wipe Surfaces

Organize Files on your Computer

Delete all Unnecessary Programs & Apps

Scan your Computer for Viruses

Sell or Donate Unused Gadgets

Wipe Down all Electronics

Wipe Down / Vacuum Furniture and Under

Water the Plants – time for re-pot or fresh dirt?

The Home Office Extras

Organize & hide all loose wires & cables

Organize your bills & medical papers

Clean your computer keyboard

 

Don’t Forget To…

Collect & take out all trash

Open all windows

Wash all doors & knobs

Wash all switch plates

Clean all carpets

Check all corners

Declutter wherever you can

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