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Time for Spring Cleaning!

Time for Spring Cleaning!

It’s that time again…. Spring Cleaning Time!!  I know I know, it doesn’t sound like too much fun, but spring cleaning can be therapeutic and relaxing even!  I have compiled a list of things to get accomplished while you are spring cleaning.  The biggest tip I can tell you: Don’t try to get it all done in one day! You can spread the cleaning out over a weekend, or even an entire week!

Supplies: Before you can even think about cleaning, you have to make sure you are all stocked up on supplies!

  • Window Cleaner
  • All-Purpose Cleaner
  • Foaming Shower Cleaner
  • Wood Cleaner
  • Mop
  • Mopping Solution
  • Bucket
  • Broom
  • Duster
  • Paper Towels
  • Vacuum
  • Scrubbing Brush
  • Rags/Sponges
  • Laundry Basket or Boxes

Next, we will take it room by room.

Living Room:

  • Dust: Fans, Blinds, Tabletops
  • Wipe down baseboards
  • Clean windows
  • Tidy display items
  • Toss or donate clutter
  • Vacuum/Sweep
  • Mop

Bathrooms:

  • Dust counters and shelves
  • Wipe down counters, faucets, and sinks
  • Wash windows and mirrors
  • Unclog drains
  • Scrub toilet and tub
  • Do laundry: wash towels, bath mats, shower curtains, etc.
  • Vacuum/ sweep
  • Mop

Kitchen:

  • Dust counters and shelves
  • Wipe down counters, faucets, and sink
  • Wash windows
  • Do laundry: wash towels and mats
  • Wipe out microwave
  • Run dishwasher
  • Take out trash
  • Vacuum/Sweep

***This would be a great time to go through your pantry and refrigerator and toss out any food that has expired!

Dining Room:

  • Dust table, chairs, bar
  • Wipe down baseboards
  • Clean windows
  • Vacuum/Sweep

Entry:

  • Dust table, chairs, bar, and any other furniture
  • Wipe down baseboards
  • Clean windows
  • Vacuum/Sweep

Bedrooms:

  • Dust: fan, blinds, tabletops
  • Wipe down baseboards
  • Clean windows
  • Tidy display items
  • Toss or donate clutter

Closets:

  • Dust shelves
  • Wipe down baseboards
  • Tidy jewelry
  • Toss or donate any old clothes, shoes, and accessories
  • Vacuum or sweep

All Rooms:

  • Straighten and dust pictures frames
  • Freshen with flowers or scented candle

Hopefully these tips will help you get your house perfectly clean!