House Spring Cleaning Checklist

It’s that time of the year again — spring cleaning! Grab your cleaning supplies. Put on some comfy clothes. And, get to cleaning! To make your deep cleaning session easier, we made this house spring cleaning checklist.

Entrance

Living Room

  • Dust, polish & clean furniture
  • Wash slipcovers
  • Vacuum couch and chairs
  • Clean under furniture
  • Sweep or vacuum the floors
  • Mop the floors
  • Refinish hardwood floors (Call for more information.)
  • Deep clean carpet and area rugs
  • Wash throw blankets and pillows
  • Dust blinds
  • Dust curtain rods
  • Clean windows and window sills
  • Clean or wash curtains
  • Dust ceiling fans
  • Dust lamp shades
  • Dust electronics
  • Dust decor
  • Sanitize remote controls
  • Sanitize light switches

Kitchen

  • Clean stovetop
  • Clean oven
  • Clean and wipe countertops
  • Clean microwave
  • Clean refrigerator
  • Clean freezer
  • Defrost freezer
  • Clean dishwasher
  • Wipe drawers and shelves in refrigerator and freezer
  • Clean freezer/refrigerator seal
  • Throw away old and expired food in the refrigerator, freezer and pantry
  • Clear countertops
  • Degrease cabinet doors and backsplash
  • Clean shelves and baskets in the pantry
  • Dust the top of all high surfaces (cabinets, refrigerator, freezer, microwave, etc.)
  • Wipe cabinet doors
  • Clean inside cabinets
  • Deodorize and degrease kitchen drain
  • Clean sink disposal
  • Clean and wipe sinks
  • Clean under sinks
  • Clean and sanitize appliances
  • Wash rags, oven mitts and potholders
  • Wipe walls
  • Wipe baseboards
  • Sweep or vacuum floors
  • Clean grout lines
  • Mop floors
  • Wash, dust or clean floor mats
  • Discard trash
  • Donate unwanted kitchen items

Dining Room

  • Sweep or vacuum floors
  • Refinish hardwood floors
  • Mop floors
  • Wipe floorboards
  • Wipe walls
  • Dust china in china cabinet
  • Clean china cabinet
  • Polish silver
  • Launder and press table linens
  • Dust, polish and clean furniture
  • Vacuum or spot clean chair cushions
  • Clean light fixture
  • Dust blinds
  • Dust curtain rods
  • Wash or clean curtains
  • Clean windows and window sills
  • Deep clean carpet or area rugs (Call for more information.)
  • Wipe tabletop
  • Dust decor

Bathrooms

  • Throw away old and expired toiletries, personal hygiene products, cosmetics and medications
  • Clean makeup brushes
  • Clean vanity
  • Wipe and dust mirror
  • Clean shower and tub
  • Clean faucets
  • Clean showerhead
  • Replace shower curtain and liner
  • Dust curtain rod
  • Dust blinds
  • Clean windows and window sills
  • Clean toilet
  • Clean hardware
  • Clean cabinet doors and drawers
  • Clean inside cabinets and drawers
  • Clean and sanitize appliances
  • Scrub tile grout
  • Sweep or vacuum floors
  • Mop floors
  • Dust ceiling fan
  • Wipe walls
  • Wipe baseboards
  • Wash rags, towels and floor mats
  • Sanitize light switches

Utility Room

  • Clean washing machine
  • Clean dryer
  • Clean dryer lint trap
  • Organize laundry and cleaning supplies
  • Clean cabinet doors
  • Clean inside cabinets
  • Clean hardware
  • Dust high places
  • Wipe walls
  • Wipe baseboards
  • Sweep or vacuum floors
  • Refinish hardwood floors
  • Mop floors

Bedrooms

  • Dust, polish and clean furniture
  • Wash bedding
  • Flip mattress
  • Deep clean carpets and area rugs
  • Sweep or vacuum floors
  • Refinish hardwood floors
  • Mop floors
  • Wipe walls
  • Wipe baseboards
  • Clean and organize closets, wardrobes and dressers
  • Donate unwanted clothes, shoes, accessories and other items
  • Dust blinds
  • Dust curtain rod
  • Wash or clean curtains
  • Clean windows and window sills
  • Dust ceiling fans
  • Dust decor
  • Dust electronics
  • Sanitize remotes
  • Sanitize light switches

Office

  • Sweep or vacuum floors
  • Refinish hardwood floors.
  • Mop floors
  • Wipe walls
  • Wipe baseboards
  • Dust curtain rods
  • Dust blinds
  • Wash or clean curtains
  • Clean windows and window sills
  • Dust ceiling fans
  • Dust, polish and clean furniture
  • Organize office supplies
  • Discard old or relevant paperwork
  • Clean paper shredder
  • Dust electronics
  • Sanitize keyboard and mouse
  • Dust bookshelf

Garage

  • Organize and declutter tools, sporting equipment and toys
  • Wipe down walls
  • Sweep floors
  • Clean garage door
  • Clean garage door frame
  • Replace batteries in garage door openers
  • Clean windows
  • Donate unwanted tools, sporting equipment, toys and other items
  • Organize cleaning supplies
  • Discard expired cleaning supplies and trash

Backyard

  • Clean deck or patio
  • Refinish or stain deck
  • Clean furniture and grills
  • Wash or spot clean chair cushions
  • Dispose of trash and debris
  • Mow
  • Remove weeds
  • Donate unwanted items

Exterior

  • Clean mailbox
  • Pressure wash house, driveway and sidewalk
  • Clean posts
  • Inspect for openings
  • Close small openings
  • Trim trees, bushes and shrubs
  • Dispose debris and trash

Throughout the House

  • Sanitize light switches
  • Clean light fixtures
  • Replace old or broken light bulbs
  • Replace air filters
  • Test and replace batteries on smoke detectors
  • Clean air vents
  • Sanitize door handles
  • Throw away trash

If you would like to print out this checklist, we have a printable version here. Anytime you need help with any of the tasks listed above, give our team at Valor Home Services a call today.

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