Spring Cleaning Checklist

Home Improvement

Spring Cleaning Checklist

  1.  Clean out the garage.
  2.  Inspect the roof and gutter.
  3.  Power wash the outside of the house, including windows.
  4.  Drain all sediment from your hot water heater.
  5.  Donate clothes not worn for more than two years.
  6.  Wash walls using 1/2 cup ammonia, 1/4 cup white vinegar and 1/4 cup baking soda to 1 gallon of warm water.
  7.  Wash all inside windows. Vacuum out the tracks.
  8.  Vacuum/wash/dry clean all window coverings.
  9.  Dust and wash light fixtures and chandeliers.
  10.  Wash all knickknacks. Vacuum books and shelves.
  11.  Vacuum lampshades. Replace light bulbs.
  12.  Deep clean shower, toilet, floor and sink.
  13.  Inventory the medicine cabinet and toss expired medicines.
  14.  Defrost freezer (if needed) and wash out refrigerator.
  15.  Clean oven and soak stove rings and drip pans.
  16.  Vacuum front coils and motor to remove dust and dirt.
  17.  Launder all blankets and bedding. Turn mattresses.
  18.  Move furniture to the center of each room and vacuum thoroughly. Shampoo carpets.
  19.  Have a garage sale

Then sit out on the deck with a cool drink and enjoy the summer!