2021 Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

Breathe new life into your home after a long winter with COVID-19. Everyone is a little tired from being stuck at home, working at home, remote learning and more. With a little warm air just around the corner and the days getting a little longer, this is a great time to start planning your spring cleaning checklist.

As the snow melts into spring showers and May flowers, it’s time to freshen up your home. This cleaning checklist below is a great way to get planning and started on your cleaning before mud season hits.

The Entryway

Everyone comes and goes here and boots and shoes have piled up leaving mud, salt, dirt and water stains in your entryway. Work from the top down when cleaning each room.

  • Wipe the walls
  • Wipe the baseboards
  • Clean the door
  • Hang jackets
  • Organize shoes
  • Sweep the floors
  • Mop the floors

The Kitchen

The kitchen is where most people spend time as a family. So much time is spent preparing food, eating and sharing your day, that the kitchen is an important part of your home. Here are the top things to clean in your kitchen.

  • Clean stovetop
  • Clean oven
  • Clean dishwasher
  • Clean refrigerator
  • Empty and wipe your drawers and shelves down
  • Defrost your freezer
  • Discard old food
  • Clear countertops and clean them
  • De-grease cabinet doors
  • Clean your fridge and freezer seal
  • Dust on top of your cabinets
  • Clean the trash can
  • Replace sponges and dish rags
  • Wipe down the walls
  • Clean your oven
  • Wipe down the walls and baseboards
  • Sweep and mop the floor

The Dining Room

Here is an area of your home that is perfect for spending time with family over a great meal. The dining room is another essential part of your home that brings family together.

  • Dust and polish furniture
  • Vacuum or spot clean chair (if fabric)
  • Wipe the walls
  • Wipe the baseboards
  • Clean windows
  • Clean light fixtures
  • Dust blinds
  • Dust curtain rods
  • Clean curtains
  • Sweep or vacuum the floor
  • Mop the floor
  • Check your chair and table to see if joints are loose

The Bathroom

Every day we use this part of your house to get ready for the day and finish your day. There is nothing worse than a dirt bathroom.

  • Get rid of old personal care products
  • Clean makeup jars and brushes
  • Clean vanity
  • Wipe down your mirrors
  • Clean tub and shower
  • Wipe down walls
  • Clean showerhead
  • Replace shower curtain (or clean shower doors)
  • Scrub tile and grout
  • Clean toilet
  • Clean hardware
  • Sweep floors
  • Mop floors

The Laundry Room

  • Clean washing machine
  • Clean dryer vent
  • Clean lint trap
  • Organize laundry supplies
  • Wipe walls
  • Wipe baseboards
  • Mop floors

The Bedrooms

  • Wipe baseboards
  • Dust/polish furniture
  • Donate unused clothing
  • Organize closets
  • Wash bedding including sheets, pillows, duvets and bed skirts
  • Vacuum carpets (deodorize with baking soda first)
  • Flip mattress
  • Dust blinds
  • Dust curtain rods
  • Clean window sills
  • Wash windows
  • Clean or vacuum curtains
  • Mop or vacuum floors
  • Shampoo rugs or carpets

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