Spring Cleaning Checklist: A Room-by-Room How-to

Spring is in the air, and it’s the perfect time to refresh, rejuvenate, and give your home a squeaky clean scrub down! Here at the Front Door, we’ve published a year-round cleaning list, a weekly cleaning schedule, and now we present to you – a spring cleaning checklist! It breaks down chores room-by-room to ensure that each space gets the TLC it needs to be absolutely spotless. Download the printable version here.

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General House Tasks

Disinfect doorknobs and light switches
Dust ceiling corners and upper crown molding
Dust baseboards and clean scuffs
Clean windowsills
Dust edges of wall hangings and pictures
Vacuum and dust lampshades
Clean indoor /outdoor light fixtures and lamps
Dust ceiling fans
Vacuum and sweep under furniture
Shampoo carpets
Wash window blinds
Vacuum and wash window curtains
Change air and furnace filters
Clean indoor and outdoor windows
Remove, shake, and vacuum area rugs

Living Room Spring Cleaning Checklist

Vacuum between furniture cushions
Condition leather furniture
Disinfect remote controls and gaming devices
Organize electronics and accessories
Disinfect and organize children’s toys
Remove stains from upholstered furniture

Dining Room Spring Cleaning Checklist

Clean and declutter cabinets and drawers
Polish/clean wood furniture
Wash table linens
Disinfect table and wipe down chair legs
Clean chair cushions
Clean floor under area rug

Kitchen Spring Cleaning Checklist

Clean and disinfect trash can
Clean microwave
Clean and organize refrigerator and freezer
Clean oven
Clean hood vent and filter
Clean and disinfect garbage disposal
Organize kitchen cabinets and drawers
Organize the pantry and remove expired items
Check freshness of herbs and spices
Clean under sink
Sanitize and polish cabinet doors

Bedroom Spring Cleaning Checklist

Organize your closet
Switch seasonal clothing and donate items not needed
Clean and organize dresser
Dust and organize nightstands
Flip and rotate mattress
Clean mattress
Vacuum and sweep under bed
Wash pillows and comforter

Bathroom(s) Spring Cleaning Checklist

Disinfect toothbrush holders
Clean soap tray and pump
Clean makeup brushes
Clean shower caddy
Wash shower curtain and liner
Clean plastic strip on glass shower door
Scrub under toilet seat and at base
Wipe steam stains off walls
Wash and disinfect bathtub/shower
Clean trash can
Disinfect towel racks and toilet paper holders
Clean bathroom exhaust fan
Clean shower head
Properly dispose of beauty products not used in the past year
Clean, declutter, and organize bathroom cabinets, drawers, and closet

Laundry Room Spring Cleaning Checklist

Clean dryer vent
Clean inside washing machine
Empty washing machine drain pump
Dust behind and underneath washer/dryer
Remove unnecessary cleaning supplies
Clean and organize contents of shelving

Outdoor Spring Cleaning Checklist

Wipe away spider webs
Sweep outdoor spaces
Power wash decks and fences
Wash outside door frames
Clean grill
Clean and repair gutters
Clean patio furniture
Shake out entry mat

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