Season Cleaning Room by Room

As we go into spring and summer 2022 , we know that soon the flowers will be blooming, the birds will be singing, and our house will still feel like it’s stuck with winter blues.

The days are getting longer, the weather is going to be getting warmer, and spring is in the air. This time of year, many people feel motivated to clean up their home closet and yes even their diet and make other healthy lifestyle changes.

Here are a few Spring-cleaning tips to get you started.

Start to Clean Room by Room

Approaching your house or apartment one room at a time the most effective way to deep clean it. Create a cleaning checklist for each room to help you get organized and to remind you of the areas that need extra attention. Also, make time to sort  donate any unused clothing or home items to places like a domestic violence shelter, halfway house or mission etc

Spring Cleaning Tips (Room by Room)

The Kitchen:

  • Discard any old or expired food.
  • Wipe down refrigerator doors, shelves, and handles
  • Remove any stains on countertops and clean and wipe down microwave (inside and out)
  • Wipe down walls and ceilings
  • Clean your oven and stove top, removing food residue
  • High dust and clean the tops of high surfaces (fridge, cabinets etc..)
  • Replace all sponges, dish rags, and kitchen towels
  • Mop the floors and crevices around the fridge, cabinets, and counters

The Bathroom:

  • Clean toilet bowl and toilet base
  • Discard old, unused bath and makeup products
  • Clean bathroom mirror and vanity
  • Replace curtain and the liner
  • Scrub tile grout and clean shower head
  • Wipe down walls and ceilings
  • Unclog/clean shower drain
  • Reorganize your medicine cabinet and bathroom “junk” drawer
  • Toss out any old, expired medications, aspirins, vitamins etc…

Home Office:

  • Shred or recycle unnecessary documents and paperwork old mail
  • Dust and sanitize electronics (computer, mouse, keyboard)
  • Organize desk, drawers, and papers
  • Wipe down walls and ceilings

The Garage:

  • Wipe down garage door on both sides, paint it if necessary
  • Sort and organize items, throwing out anything you don’t want or need or may be expired
  • Open the windows or garage door to air it out.
  • Sweep-clean floors, walls, and windows

The Living Room:

  • Dust furniture (tables, bookshelves)
  • Dust magazines, books, pitch what you don’t want to save.
  • Dust blinds and curtain rods
  • Wash curtains or drapes
  • Dust lampshades
  • Vacuum and shampoo rugs and carpets
  • Wash cozy relaxing blankets, pillows, and slipcovers
  • Wipe down walls and ceilings

The Dining Room:

  • Dust China cabinet; dishes or knickknacks in cabinets also
  • Wash and press table linens
  • Clean windows and sills and rugs
  • Wipe down walls and ceilings

The Bedrooms:

  • Wash bedding (sheets, pillows, comforter, duvets, bed skirts)
  • Organize closets and donate unused clothing
  • Shampoo rugs/carpets
  • Flip mattress, clean if necessary
  • Dust/clean windows (blinds, rods, curtains, sills)
  • Wipe down walls and ceilings

The Outside:

  • Give your car a good wash and wax and vacum
  • Wipe down or scrub your deck, patio and clean patio furniture
  • Trim your hedges and shrubs
  • Wash outside windows and frames
  • Clean your pool for the summer
  • Pull weeds from lawn and garden

Misc. Places:

  • Replace light bulbs as needed
  • Change batteries in smoke detectors
  • Wipe down walls, dust ceilings
  • Empty out and organize the junk drawer
  • Replace the bag in your vacuum, clean filters, etc.

 More Tips

To Remove water stains with lemon for a natural faucet fix

This spring, make faucets clean and sparkly by rubbing a lemon half on the water stains. The citric acid helps remove hard water marks. Then, use the other half of the lemon for our next tip.

Clean your microwave by heating lemon juice and rinds in water

Cut a lemon into halves, squeeze the juice into 1/2 cup of water and drop the rinds into the mixture. Microwave for three minutes and let it stand for five minutes without opening the door. The trapped steam will loosen the grime,

Use white vinegar to beat shower head buildup

Vinegar can dissolve the mineral deposits that accumulate in shower heads over time, causing reduced pressure and water flow. Fill a plastic bag with white vinegar, secure it over the shower head with a rubber band and leave it overnight to get rid of buildup. Just be sure to run the shower before you get in.

Clean your stainless-steel sinks with baking soda

Simply wet your sink and faucet, sprinkle baking soda, and scrub with a sponge. If you need more heavy-duty scrubbing power, add salt to the baking soda.

Organize your fridge and cabinets with rotating turntables

Don’t limit rotating turntables and Lazy Susan to your tabletops. After discarding old condiments and spices, organize your pantries and refrigerator with this useful storage hack.

Unpack and stack your spring-summer clothes vertically

Are your dresser drawers a mess? Instead of putting away folded clothes flat, stack them vertically for easy access. You can stack your clothes inside shoeboxes to keep tidy rows inside your drawers.

Use cream of tartar to clean toasters and tea kettles

Combine 1 tsp of cream of tartar with just enough water to create a milky paste. Rub the solution onto your stainless-steel appliances and wipe away to reveal their original shine.

Remember Cleanliness is next to Godliness


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