Spring Cleaning Checklist

Home Improvement

Flowers and trees are blooming and everyone is starting to open their windows to let the fresh air in! Now is the time to start freshening up your home inside and out....Here is a great Spring Cleaning Checklist to help you get started! If you take on 1-2 of these tasks a day your home will be refreshed in no time!

 Clean out the garage

 Inspect the roof and gutter

 Wash exterior windows and screens

 Pressure wash driveway and remove weeds between the cracks

 Donate clothes not worn for more than two years - save the donation receipt for a possible tax deduction

 Wash walls using 1/2 cup ammonia, 1/4 cup white vinegar and 1/4 cup baking soda to 1 gallon of warm water

 Wash all inside windows and vacuum out the tracks

 Vacuum/wash/dry clean all window coverings

 Dust ceiling fans and flip the switch to reverse the air flow for summer

 Dust and wash light fixtures and chandeliers

 Wash all knickknacks and vacuum books and shelves

 Vacuum lampshades and replace lightbulbs

 Deep clean shower, toilet, floor and sink

 Inventory the medicine cabinet and toss expired medicines

 Clean out the pantry and discard any expired products

 Defrost freezer (if needed) and wash out refrigerator

 Clean oven and soak stove rings and drip pans

 Vacuum front coils and motor to remove dust and dirt

 Launder all blankets and bedding and turn mattresses

 Vacuum out the extra lint in the dryer venting

 Clean out the junk drawer

 Move furniture to the center of each room and vacuum thoroughly and shampoo carpets

 Have a garage sale and use the money to celebrate yourself for a job well done!