It’s Spring-Cleaning Time, I’m Hiring :)
Springtime is here which means so is your home’s annual deep clean. Not only is spring cleaning a great way to reset, but the yearly chore also gets rid of any accumulated dust and dander before allergy season reaches full swing. Cleaning your home from top to bottom may never become effortless, but you can make the project more manageable with a checklist.
Restock Your Cleaning Supplies
Before starting your spring-cleaning journey, you’ll want to make sure you have all of the tools necessary to complete every task on your list. There are a handful of cleaning supplies you’ll need, but your list will be largely dictated by your own personal cleaning methods. As a general guide, though, most cleaning kits should ensure they have the following: Bucket, Clean Microfiber Cloths, Sponges, Reusable Spray Bottle, All Purpose Cleaner, Duster, White Distilled Vinegar, Baking Soda, Dish Soap, Vacuum, Mop.
What should you clean in every room?
Clean Baseboards, Dust, Vacuum, Mop, Shampoo Rugs, Wipe Walls and Ceilings, Reseal Grout Lines, Clean Upholstered Furnishings, Polish Metal Door and Window Hardware, Wax Surfaces, Clean Window furnishings, Wash Window Screens, Clean Light Fixtures, Change Batteries in Fire Alarms.
Kitchen: Remove all items in fridge, pantry and cabinets. Wipe down shelves and throw away all expired food products.
Bathrooms: Update first aid kits, discard expired cosmetic & beauty products, wash bathmats, wash shower liner, deep clean shower and toilet
Bedrooms: Wash all linen, pillows, deep clean mattress and declutter closets, dressers etc.
Home Office: organize files, clean computer, organize office supplies.
Outdoors: Scrub deck and patio, pressure wash driveway/walkway, wash outdoor furniture & light fixtures
Don’t Forget, this is a job you don’t need to do alone. Make it a family activity.