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  • Writer's pictureMelissa Weiss

Ultimate Spring Cleaning Guide: Top Tips and Hacks

Hey there, friends! It's that time of the year again – spring-cleaning season is upon us! I'm here to share some of my best tips, tricks, and hacks to make it a breeze! Let's dive right in.

1. Declutter Like a Pro: Start by decluttering each room. Get rid of anything you no longer need or use. Trust me, a clutter-free space will make cleaning so much easier.

2. Create a Detailed Plan: Before you begin, make a cleaning plan. List down which rooms you'll tackle first and the tasks for each room. Having a plan will keep you on track and motivated.

3. Gather Your Supplies: Take inventory of your cleaning supplies beforehand. Ensure you have everything you need to avoid interruptions mid-cleaning session.

4. Work from Top to Bottom: Always start cleaning from top to bottom. Dust ceiling fans, light fixtures, and shelves before moving down to surfaces and floors.

5. DIY Cleaning Solutions: You don't need fancy products. Items like baking soda, vinegar, and lemon juice work wonders for various cleaning tasks.

6. Don't Overlook Detail: Pay attention to often overlooked areas like doorknobs, light switches, and baseboards. These small details can make a big difference.

7. Enlist Help: Get the family involved! Make it a fun team effort by assigning tasks and playing music. Cleaning together can be a bonding experience.

Spring Cleaning Indoor To-Do List:

  • Declutter each room, including closets and drawers.

  • Dust and wipe down all surfaces, including countertops, tables, and shelves.

  • Clean windows, mirrors, and glass surfaces.

  • Vacuum carpets and rugs, and mop hard floors.

  • Launder curtains, bedding, and any washable upholstery.

  • Wipe down and sanitize appliances, including the fridge, oven, and microwave.

  • Scrub bathrooms thoroughly, including tubs, showers, sinks, and toilets.

  • Organize cabinets, closets, and storage spaces.

  • Move and clean underneath and behind furniture, including sofas, beds, and cabinets.

Spring Cleaning Outdoor To-Do List:

  • Sweep and pressure wash outdoor surfaces, such as patios, decks, and walkways.

  • Clean and inspect outdoor furniture, umbrellas, and cushions.

  • Prune bushes, trees, and shrubs, and remove any debris from the yard.

  • Clean gutters and downspouts to ensure proper drainage.

  • Wash exterior windows and doors.

  • Inspect and clean outdoor lighting fixtures.

  • Check and clean outdoor HVAC units.

  • Clean and organize the garage or shed.

  • Donate or dispose of any unused outdoor items, such as toys, tools, or equipment.

Don't forget to download the printable spring-cleaning to-do list below and check off tasks as you complete them!

Happy cleaning, everyone!


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