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Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring is finally here after a long winter!

However, before you open the windows to let in the fresh air, make sure they're clean.

We're talking about spring cleaning, of course!

Don't worry, we've put together a spring cleaning checklist to help you:

It's essential to set aside a time each year to deep clean your property to keep it in good condition, neat and pleasant to live in. Spring cleaning allows you to get rid of dust, mold and some memories from the past that you don't necessarily want to remember.

Are you ready to get started?






Checklist for Spring Cleaning


To invigorate your home this spring, take a look at each item on the list:

  • Start by completing the activities that pertain to each room, then move on to each room one by one for more detailed cleaning.

  • Ceiling fans and light fixtures should be cleaned.

  • Window sills and tracks should be kept clean.

  • Vacuum window blinds and curtains

  • Wipe down baseboards and moldings, and check for cobwebs in corners.

  • All your smoke detectors need to have fresh batteries.

  • Doorknobs, cabinet handles and light switches should all be disinfected.

Bedroom Checklist:

  • Organize your drawers and closets (and throw away or donate items you don't use!)

  • Clean the covers of the decorative cushions.

  • Turn your mattress over and clean it with a steamer.

  • Disinfect children's toys (plastic toys should be put in the dishwasher!).

Kitchen Checklist:

  • Clean and disinfect your microwave, coffee maker and other small appliances.

  • Defrost the freezer and empty the refrigerator and clean them thoroughly.

  • Clean the area behind and under the refrigerator (coils collect dust!).

  • Scrub the cooktop and clean the oven.

  • Clean the shelves and empty the cabinets.

  • Clean the inside rim of your sink cover and disinfect it.

Living Room

  • Remove cushions from furniture and vacuum the gaps.

Laundry Room

  • Clean the area around the washer and dryer.

  • Clean carefully the lint filters of your dryer and washer.

Bathroom

  • Organize your drawers and cabinets.

  • Properly dispose of any expired medications and toiletries.

  • Thoroughly clean and disinfect the tub and shower.

  • Shower curtain and floor mat should be washed (some can go in the washing machine).

  • Thoroughly disinfect the toilet and surrounding area.

Smaller Areas and Outdoors

Home Office

  • Use compressed air to clean your keyboard.

  • Disinfect your phone, mouse and PC.

Outdoors

  • Remove everything from your garage and reorganize the storage (do you want to sell it?).

  • Your deck and outdoor furniture should be washed with a pressure washer.

  • Clean out your trash and recycling bins with a garden hose.

  • Window screens should be removed and washed with a soapy sponge and water.

  • Before changing your window screens, clean the outside of your windows.

  • Remove dead leaves and branches from the garden and power wash the pavement.

Finally make sure that the air ducts, air conditioning filters and air exchangers are professionally cleaned.

Contact me for references.


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