Spring cleaning might seem like a daunting task, but with a little love, your home will be looking brand new! Spring cleaning is essential to a happy and healthy home. From the bedrooms to bathrooms, to the living room, use this checklist to tackle every room in your home.
Home Maintenance - Change batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. - Check all electronics and make sure they are working properly and plugged into a surge protector. - Check the expiration date on your fire extinguisher.
Porch and Patio - Power wash surfaces - Wash outdoor furniture - De-grime screens - Plant flowers
Bedroom - Wash all bedding and pillows - Flip mattress - Clean out under the bed - Organize closets and drawers - Dust - Mop/Vacuum floors
Bathroom - Clean and disinfect tub and shower - Wash bathmats and towels - Dust and clean sink and toilet - Wash or replace shower liners and shower curtains - Organize medicine cabinet/drawers
Kitchen - Clean out pantry - Wash kitchen cabinets - Deep clean the oven - Move the fridge- mop and vacuum behind it - Deep clean fridge and get rid of unwanted food - Clean countertops
Laundry Room - Clean dryer vents - Clean inside of washing machine - Wipe down iron - Tidy up shelving
Every Room - Wash baseboards - Dust blinds, windowsills, doors, and walls - Wash windows, inside and out - Replace light bulbs - Wash drapes and blinds - Mop and vacuum floors
When it comes to spring cleaning, be realistic. Go at your own pace. It’s not a race after all. Your reward will be an uncluttered, clean, and healthy home for yourself, and a feeling of accomplishment and pride. This guide should help you accomplish all the rooms in your home, plus the spaces you forgot about!