The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist Feature Image

It’s that time of year again! The sun is starting to shine a little longer, the weather is starting to warm up, and your house is ready to be deep cleaned. Now is a great time to start getting your home in tip-top shape before Spring is in full swing. Here’s a quick checklist of each area in your home with suggestions on what to clean. Feel free to add your own!

Living Room

  • Clean windows, blinds, and curtains
  • Dust shelves and all surface areas including TV and other electronics
  • Polish wood furniture
  • Wipe down walls, baseboards, lighting fixtures
  • Shampoo furniture if upholstered
  • Move furniture and vacuum or sweep underneath. Shampoo carpet.
  • Clean fireplace, have the chimney swept

Bedrooms

  • Go through closets and dressers. Reorganize, getting rid of any unused items.
  • Deep clean mattress, wash pillows, sheets, and comforter
  • Wipe down the walls and baseboards
  • Clean windows, blinds, and curtains
  • Dust furniture, shelves, and lighting fixtures
  • Vacuum /sweep under the bed and the rest of the floor, shampoo/mop the flooring

Kitchen

  • Clean inside and underneath the oven
  • Clean inside, on top, and underneath the refrigerator.
  • Wipe down the walls and baseboards
  • Wash out the garbage can
  • Clean out the garbage disposal
  • Clean/sanitize sink, organize underneath the sink
  • Go through the pantry, reorganize, toss out expired items
  • Wipe down all of the cabinets inside and out
  • Wipe the down stove and other kitchen surfaces
  • Clean inside of the dishwasher
  • Dust light fixtures
  • Sweep and mop the floor

Laundry/Utility

  • Clean inside/outside of the washer and dryer
  • Wipe down walls, baseboards, and lighting fixtures
  • Dispose of old cleaning chemicals
  • Change furnace air filter
  • Sweep and mop the floor

Bathroom

  • Go through medicine cabinet and drawers to reorganize, wipe down the  cabinets
  • Clean shower curtain
  • Dust light fixtures
  • Clean /sanitize sink, shower, tub, and toilet
  • Wipe down the walls and the baseboards
  • Wash floors
  • Clean bathroom fan

Office

  • De clutter and organize drawers
  • Dust shelves and all surface areas including  electronics
  • Wipe down walls, baseboards, and lighting fixtures
  • Clean windows, blinds and curtains
  • Move furniture and vacuum or sweep underneath. Shampoo carpet.

 

When you’re finished with the list, have a seat, kick your feet up, and take a long deep breath. You earned it!

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