Spring Cleaning Checklist

Dated: 03/19/2020

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Get the most out of your spring cleaning by using a spring cleaning checklist. Tackle every room in your house – from bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen to the living room.

Every Room

  • Wash Baseboards, door ceilings, window sills, doors, and walls.

  • Vacuum and wash vents.

  • Wash window treatments (drapes, etc.).

  • Dust blinds.

  • Wash Windows - inside and out

  • Dust and shine overhead lights - replace burnt light bulbs.

  • Dust and/or vacuum light fixtures and lamp shades.


  • Clean out pantry.

  • Wash kitchen cabinets.

  • Deep clean oven.

  • Move fridge - vacuum and mop behind it.

  • Vacuum coils on fridge.

  • Deep clean fridge inside - wash outside.

Living Room

  • Dust and wash any and all mirrors, frames, and decorative items.

  • Vacuum all upholstery.

  • Vacuum all lamp shades.

  • Dust furniture and fixtures.

  • Wash all throw pillows and blankets (use steam).

  • Dust and polish furniture.

  • Vacuum and shampoo carpets - mop and wax if necessary.


  • Wash all bedding.

  • Wash all bed and throw pillows.

  • Flip Mattress - if using pillow top, rotate mattress.

  • Purge anything stored under bed you don't want anymore.


  • Change batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

  • Check all electronics, make sure they are plugged in, cords are untangled and everything is plugged into a surge protector.

  • Check expiration date on fire extinguisher.

  • Sweep front porch and back deck.

  • Store all winter items, clothes, and decorations.

  • Disinfect all computer keyboards and mouse - Use compressed air to remove crumbs, dust and other particulates. Use a dampened microfiber cloth and wipe the keys down. Use dry microfiber to remove any leftover moisture. Disinfectant wipes are okay to use as well.


  • Clean and disinfect tub and shower.

  • Wash bathmats.

  • Dust and replace decorative items.

  • Wash and/or replace shower liners and shower curtains.


  • Discard old and expired makeup. Clean your makeup holders

  • Update all your house first aid kits. Toss expired medication while sorting other medication.

  • Dry clean any necessary winter clothing or items. Store all winter items for next year.

  • Donate any unused clothes items to Goodwill, The Salvation Army, or other local community organizations.

Information courtesy of www.merrymaids.com

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JD Crockett

JD is a 15 year resident of the MS Gulf Coast. Originally from Bastrop, Louisiana, JD attended college at the University of Louisiana Monroe and Louisiana Tech University, receiving bachelor’s and m....

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