Spring is Near!

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Spring ~ Tulips #3Spring is arriving upon us and with that comes flowers blooming, fresh cut grass and the chore of spring cleaning. Spring cleaning is a tradition that allows you to freshen up your home. Spring cleaning helps you focus on the parts of your home that have been neglected all winter long. Listed below you will find some tips to help you get the job done with special attention given to seasonal chores for the springy time of year.

The Kitchen

  • Dust down the ceiling and corners of the walls
  • Dust and clean the ceiling fan
  • Take down curtains and/or blinds to wash them
  • Apply oven cleaner and clean the oven
  • Clean out old food from the refrigerator and freeze, then clean inside
  • Wipe down kitchen appliances
  • Clean out kitchen cabinets and drawers
  • Run the dishwasher empty
  • Wash out trash can
  • Wipe down wall, doors and baseboards
  • Wipe switch plate covers and door knobs

The Dining Room

  • Dust down the ceiling and corners of the walls
  • Dust and clean the ceiling fan
  • Take down curtains and/or blinds to wash them
  • Wash down dining table and chairs
  • Wipe walls, doors and baseboards
  • Wipe switch plate covers and door knobs
  • Clean carpet

The Living Areas

  • Dust down ceiling and corners of the walls
  • Dust and clean the ceiling fan
  • Take down curtains and/or blinds to wash them
  • Dust and clean out the furniture
  • Dust down lamps and lampshades
  • Wipe walls, doors and baseboards
  • Wipe switch plate covers and door knobs
  • Clean carpet

The Bedroom

  • Dust down the ceiling and corners of the walls
  • Dust and clean the ceiling fan
  • Take down curtains and/or blinds to wash them
  • Wash all bedding
  • Flip your mattress
  • Dust down lamps and lampshades
  • Wipe walls, doors and baseboards
  • Wipe switch plate covers and door knobs
  • Clean carpet

The Bathroom

  • Dust down the ceiling and corners of the¬†walls
  • Dust vents
  • Take down curtains and/or blinds to wash them (shower curtain included)
  • Wash inside and outside of the medicine cabinet and linen cabinet
  • Wipe down walls, doors and baseboards
  • Wipe switch plate covers and door knobs
  • Shake out and/or wash rugs
  • Wash out trash can

 

These are just some of the tips for spring cleaning that you could do in your home. If you need help in your spring cleaning endeavors, you could always hire a local cleaning company to come in and help you. The smallest amount of help could make a world of difference. Happy Spring and good luck with your spring cleaning adventures.