With spring just around the corner, the flowers are preparing to bloom, the birds are about to start chirping and the mood is cheerful all around. However, there is one event lurking in the background. That’s right – spring cleaning is upon us!

Many of us don’t know where to start when it comes to this lengthy task. Well, to prepare you for Spring Cleaning Week, we have created a room-by-room printable spring cleaning checklist! So grab your cleaning supplies, put on your gloves and let’s dive right in.

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So, if you:

  • Want to do a spring cleaning of your home;
  • Are not sure where to begin,

Then this post is for you!

Spring Cleaning Basics

No spring cleaning guide is complete without these tasks. These are all activities you should perform in every room around the house.

  • Dust and wash all baseboards, doors, window sills, and walls.
  • Wash all windows.
  • Dust any light fixtures, sockets, plugs, and lampshades.
  • Replace any burnt lightbulbs, as well as the batteries in smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.
  • Remove any cobwebs.
  • Dust air vents.
  • Clean your vacuum and its filter.
  • Update your first aid kits.
  • Replace any fire extinguishers if needed.
  • Vacuum and mop hard floors.

Kitchen

This kitchen spring cleaning checklist will help you sanitise and organise your cooking area beyond reproach. So, grab your cleaning gloves and your mop bucket and let’s get to it!

  • Clean and organise all drawers
  • Clean and organise the pantry
  • Wash all cookware, dishes, and utensils
  • Clean your tables and chairs
  • Wash any tablecloths
  • Wipe the sink and clean the drain
  • Vacuum behind appliances
  • Wipe the backsplash
  • Clean any hard to reach areas
Related: The Fantastic Kitchen Cleaning Checklist

Bathroom

It is important to include your bathroom in your spring cleaning list. Unfortunately, we often overlook it, and this makes for the perfect opportunity for mould, limescale and bacteria to take over.

  • Unclog and clean your drains
  • Clean all cabinets, shelves, and other furniture
  • Organise your counters and cabinets
  • Scrub the grout
  • Vacuum and mop floor tiles
  • Clean the showerheads
  • Discard any old makeup, medicine, and other cosmetics

Hallway/stairs

The corridors are another place that is often forgotten when you’re tidying your home. So, when you get around to your spring cleaning chores, make sure you take care of it as well.

  • Wipe and dust the treads, risers, balustrades, and handrails
  • Vacuum any doormats

Living room

The living room is one of the key areas of any home. It’s where the whole family gathers or where guests are entertained. That’s why it’s important to keep it in great shape. Add it to your spring cleaning checklist.

  • Dust and clean any mirrors, picture frames, and other decorative items
  • Vacuum and clean all upholstery
  • Dust and clean all drawers, shelves, cabinets and other furniture
  • Wash any cushions and blankets
  • Vacuum and clean your carpets
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Bedroom

The next stop in our room by room cleaning checklist is the bedroom. Our place of rest is crucial not only to our health but our mind and general wellbeing, too. So, keeping it clean and tidy is vital.

  • Wash all beddings
  • Wash any pillows and cushions
  • Dust and clean all drawers, shelves, cabinets and other furniture
  • Dust and clean any mirrors, picture frames, and other decorative items
  • Vacuum and clean the carpets
  • Organise your wardrobe

And while you’re at it, why not declutter your storage closet, too?

Outdoors

Keeping the outside of your home presentable is just as important as keeping the inside clean and tidy. So, add it to your spring cleaning to-do list.

  • Sweep the front and back porch
  • Sweep, wash and stain your decking
  • Clean all outside windows you can reach
  • Clean any outdoor furniture
  • Rinse rubbish and recycling bins
  • Vacuum doormats

No time for spring cleaning?

We understand that you lead a busy life and may not have the time to tackle all of these tasks on your own. That’s why Fantastic Services is here to help! Our one-off domestic cleaning service may just be the answer to all your spring cleaning troubles. The experienced and reliable cleaners will make sure your home shines again and is ready for the upcoming barbecues and get-togethers.

Booking is easy – simply use our online form and choose a time that suits your schedule. Trust Fantastic Services to meet all your spring cleaning needs!

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Takeaways

  • Don’t forget to add your bathroom and hallway to your spring cleaning checklist.
  • To make the process easier, work room by room.
  • Take your time and properly clean everything, so that you have less to worry about later on.
  • If you don’t have the time to clean, you can always rely on the professionals.

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Did you find this checklist useful? How did you get on with your spring cleaning? Let us know in the comments below!

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  • Last update: September 1, 2020

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