The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

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The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

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You wouldn’t be able to tell by the weather but Spring is just around the corner. So, break out the dust cloths and the storage boxes – it’s time for the annual spring cleaning! After a long winter with closed-up windows and doors, Spring is a chance to freshen up your home. Everything will look and feel better so much better!

If you want to get started but aren’t sure where to start, read on for our ultimate spring cleaning list. This list is separated into a section for each room and covers everything that should get done each Spring.

Kitchen

·       Clean out and organize cupboards and drawers

·       Clean out and organize pantry

·       Scrub cabinet fronts

·       Deep-clean refrigerator and freezer (defrost freezer if necessary)

·       Deep-clean oven and stove

·       Clean dishwasher and other appliances such as coffee pots and microwaves

·       Reseal grout (if necessary)

·       Oil wooden items

·       Sharpen knives

·       Wipe down light fixtures and dust lampshades

·       Wipe down walls and baseboards

·       Wash doors and knobs

·       Clean registers and vents

·       Deep-clean floors, carpets, curtains, and blinds

·       Wash windows and screens

·       Check smoke detectors

 

Dining Room

·       Clean and organize buffets, hutches, and shelving

·       Wipe down light fixtures and dust lampshades

·       Wipe down walls and baseboards

·       Wash doors and knobs

·       Clean registers and vents

·       Deep-clean floors, carpets, curtains, and blinds

·       Wash windows and screens

·       Check smoke detectors

 

Living Room

·       Deep-clean upholstered furniture

·       Wash pillows and throws

·       Clean out and organize media storage

·       Clean remotes

·       Wipe down light fixtures and dust lampshades

·       Wipe down walls and baseboards

·       Disinfect and clean doors and knob

·       Clean registers and vents

·       Deep-clean floors, carpets, curtains, and blinds

·       Wash windows and screens

·       Check smoke detectors

 

Bathrooms

·       Clean shower heads

·       Clean shower curtain or replace (as necessary)

·       Reseal grout (as necessary)

·       Purge and organize medicine cabinet

·       Clean out and organize linen closet

·       Wipe down light fixtures

·       Wipe down walls and baseboards

·       Wash doors and knobs

·       Clean registers and vents

·       Deep-clean floors

·       Wash windows and screens

·       Check smoke detectors

 

Laundry Room

·       Clean cubbies/shelves

·       Clean washing machine

·       Wipe down light fixtures and dust lampshades

·       Wipe down walls and baseboards

·       Wash doors and knobs

·       Clean registers and vents

·       Deep-clean floors, carpets, curtains, and blinds

·       Wash windows and screens

·       Check smoke detectors

 

Entry

·       Wash threshold

·       Clean and organize coat closet

·       Clean or replace mats and rugs (as necessary)

·       Wash light fixtures and dust lampshades

·       Wipe down walls and baseboards

·       Wipe down doors and knobs

·       Clean registers and vents

·       Deep-clean floors, carpets, curtains, and blinds

·       Wash windows and screens

·       Check smoke detectors

 

Bedrooms

·       Organize closets and dressers

·       Clean mattress and pillows

·       Clean shams, blankets, and skirts

·       Rotate seasonal bed linens

·       Wipe down light fixtures and dust lampshades

·       Wipe down walls and baseboards

·       Wash doors and knobs

·       Clean registers and vents

·       Deep-clean floors, carpets, curtains, and blinds

·       Wash windows and screens

·       Check smoke detectors

 

Basement

·       Organize and streamline storage area items (as necessary)

·       Wipe down light fixtures and dust lampshades

·       Wipe down walls and baseboards

·       Wash doors and knobs

·       Clean registers and vents

·       Deep-clean floors, carpets, curtains, and blinds

·       Wash windows and screens

·       Check smoke detectors

 

Garage

·       Declutter and organize

·       Sweep and clean floor

·       Wipe down light fixtures

·       Wipe down walls and baseboards

·       Wash doors and knobs

·       Clean registers and vents