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Last Updated on May 2, 2023

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

Post by RyanSellers.com Real Estate Group

Daughter and mother cleaning home together and having fun.

Our ultimate spring cleaning checklist guides you through a deep cleaning that will revitalize your home after a long winter.


☑️ 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.


☑️ 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.


☑️ Clean and disinfect the tub and shower.

☑️ Wash bath mats.

☑️ Dust and replace decorative items.

☑️ Wash and/or replace shower liners and shower curtains.


☑️ 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.

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