Last Updated on July 17, 2023
Spring Cleaning Checklist
Post by RyanSellers.com Real Estate Group
- Wash Baseboards, door ceilings, window sills, doors, and walls.
- Vacuum and wash vents.
- Wash window treatments (drapes, etc.).
- Dust blinds.
- Wash Windows – inside and out
- Dust and shine overhead lights – replace burnt light bulbs.
- Dust and/or vacuum light fixtures and lamp shades.
- Clean out pantry.
- Wash kitchen cabinets.
- Deep clean oven.
- Move fridge – vacuum and mop behind it.
- Vacuum coils on the fridge.
- Deep clean fridge inside – wash outside.
- Dust and wash any and all mirrors, frames, and decorative items.
- Vacuum all upholstery.
- Vacuum all lamp shades.
- Dust furniture and fixtures.
- Wash all throw pillows and blankets (use steam).
- Dust and polish furniture.
- Vacuum and shampoo carpets – mop and wax if necessary.
- Wash all bedding.
- Wash all beds and throw pillows.
- Flip Mattress – if using a pillow top, rotate the mattress.
- Purge anything stored under the bed you don’t want anymore.
- Clean and disinfect the tub and shower.
- Wash bath mats.
- Dust and replace decorative items.
- Wash and/or replace shower liners and shower curtains.
- Change batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
- Check all electronics, make sure they are plugged in, cords are untangled, and everything is plugged into a surge protector.
- Check the expiration date on the fire extinguisher.
- Sweep the front porch and back deck.
- Store all winter items, clothes, and decorations.
- Disinfect all computer keyboards and mouse – Use compressed air to remove crumbs, dust and other particulates. Use a dampened microfiber cloth and wipe the keys down. Use dry microfiber to remove any leftover moisture. Disinfectant wipes are okay to use as well.
- Discard old and expired makeup. Clean your makeup holders
- Update all your house first aid kits. Toss expired medication while sorting other medicines.
- Dry clean any necessary winter clothing or items. Store all winter items for next year.
- Donate any unused clothes items to Goodwill, The Salvation Army, or other local community organizations.