Spring Cleaning Has Sprung!

Time for spring cleaning has arrived! Here is a helpful list of items that you may clean on a regular basis, but if you don’t, Spring is the perfect time to get after it! We have lots of cleaning referrals if you need one so please don’t hesitate to reach out!

 

Every Room in the House:

-Dust ceiling fans and light fixtures
-Clean windowsills and window tracts and vacuum window treatments and window blinds
-Wipe down shoe molding and dust room corners for cobwebs
-Test batteries in all your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, disinfect doorknobs, cabinet handles and light switches

Bathrooms:

-Organize cabinets and drawers
-Properly dispose of old medicine and toiletries
-Scrub the shower and bathtub
-Wash shower curtain and floor mat
-Scrub the toilet and tile around it

Living Room:

-Remove furniture cushions and shake them out and vacuum the crevasses

Kitchen:

-Wipe down microwave, coffee maker and other small appliances
-Empty the crumb tray in your toaster and or toaster oven
-Empty refrigerator and defrost freezer
-Clean you over and scrub the stovetop or range
-Clean out cabinets and wash drawers
-Sanitize the sink and clean the inner rim of your sink guard
-Clean refrigerator shelves
-Clean behind and beneath refrigerator

Bedrooms:

-Organize drawers and closets
-Wash bedding and pillows
-Rotate mattress
-Disinfect kids toys

Laundry:

-Clean behind washer and dryer
-Thoroughly clean lint trap in dryer and washer

Home Office:

-Clean keyboard with canned air
-Disinfect computer mouse and phone

Outdoors:

-Remove everything from your garage and reorganize
-Pressure wash your deck and outdoor furniture
-Hose -out your garbage can and recycling bins
-Remove screens and wash with a soapy sponge and water
-Wash the outside of your windows before replacing your window screens
-Begin perennial garden clean up!

 

We hope this list helps get your home ready for the rest of Spring and Summer!