Spring Cleaning Checklist

Dated: March 21 2018

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With spring arriving, now is the time to start thinking about the dreaded spring cleaning. Below is a great checklist to get you started

Whole House

  • Clean Baseboards

  • Launder Throw Pillows/Blankets/Curtains

  • Wash Windows/Windowsills/Blinds

  • Dust Ceiling Fans

  • Wash Walls

  • Shake Out Rugs/Shampoo Carpet

  • Replace Air Filters

  • Replace Light Bulbs

  • Clean Light Fixtures/Wash Out Globes

  • Replace Batteries in Smoke Detectors

  • Switch Ceiling Fans to Counter Clockwise

  • Clean/Organize Junk Drawer

Family Room

  • Vacuum Furniture/Under Cushions

  • Wash Couch Cushion Covers

  • Dust Shelves/Surfaces

  • Clean/Wash Pull Out Bed


  • Wash Decorative Towels & Bath Mats

  • Replace Shower Curtain Liner

  • Organize Cabinets/Throw Out Expired Medications

  • Clean/Sanitize Trashcans

  • Replace Toothbrushes

  • Clean Exhaust Fan


  • Clean Out Files/Shred Old Documents

  • Review Insurance Policy

  • Check Credit Report

  • Delete Old Emails/Files


  • Sweep Porch/Deck

  • Powerwash House/Deck

  • Clean Grill

  • Clean Out Gutters

  • Rake Leaves

  • Trim Trees/Bushes

  • Check Sprinkler System

  • Inspect Roof

  • Weed/Plant Flowers

  • Freshen Up Mulch

  • Clean Out Garage

  • Vacuum/ Wash Cars

Bedroom & Closet

  • Flip Mattress

  • Sort Through/Donate Old Clothes

  • Switch Out to Spring/Summer Clothes

  • Put Dryer Sheets in Boots to Keep Fresh


  • Sweep/Mop Behind Appliances

  • Clean Oven & Microwave

  • Reorganize Pantry

  • Empty Fridge & Trash Any Expired Food Items

  • Sanitize Fridge Shelves/Drawers

  • Clean/Sanitize Trash Can

  • Deep Clean Floor

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Katherine Rubis

Kathy has lived in Plainfield for over 10 years. She is originally from Lemont and studied at the University of Illinois where she received her Bachelor's degree in both Marketing and Management. Prio....

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