Spring Cleaning Checklist:

Do you Spring Clean?  Our Mums definitely did, and we quite often got roped in too!  Here’s a handy checklist to help you freshen up and take care of your property and ensure you are organised and ready for the Summer months to come!

 General Cleaning:

  • Dust and wipe down all light fixtures and ceiling fans.
  • Clean and disinfect light switches and doorknobs.
  • Wash walls, cornices and skirtings.
  • Vacuum or wash curtains and blinds.
  • Clean and disinfect rubbish bins.

 Living Room:

  • Dust and clean all surfaces, including shelves, coffee tables, and entertainment units.
  • Vacuum and spot clean upholstery and cushions.
  • Remove all cushions from your couch and chairs and vacuum.
  • Clean and condition leather furniture.
  • Move all furnishings and vacuum and mop the floor or clean the carpet.

 Kitchen:

  • Clean and disinfect all countertops.
  • Clean the inside and outside of appliances (fridge, oven, microwave, dishwasher).
  • Wipe down kitchen cabinets and organise their contents.
  • Deep clean the oven, hob and rangehood.
  • Clean and disinfect the sink and faucet.
  • Scrub and sanitize the rubbish bin.
  • Clean the refrigerator coils and condenser.
  • Empty and clean the pantry.
  • Throw away anything out of date.
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Bedrooms:

  • Dust and clean all bedroom furniture.
  • Wash bedding, including sheets, pillowcases, and comforters.
  • Flip or rotate mattresses if applicable.
  • Clean and organise closets and drawers.
  • Vacuum or clean under the bed and furniture.

Bathroom:

  • Scrub and disinfect the shower, bathtub, vanity and tiles.
  • Clean and disinfect the toilet.
  • Wipe down bathroom counters and surfaces.
  • Clean mirrors and heaters.
  • Organise and clean bathroom cabinets and drawers.
  • Replace the shower curtain if necessary.
  • Wash bathmats and replace if needed.

Home Office:

  • Dust and clean all office equipment, including computers and printers.
  • Organise and declutter paperwork and office supplies.
  • Wipe down the desk and other surfaces.
  • Move all furnishings and vacuum underneath.
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Laundry Room:

  • Clean the washing machine and dryer, including lint traps.
  • Organise laundry supplies and detergents.
  • Clean and disinfect the laundry sink.

Hallways and Entryways:

  • Dust and clean all hallway surfaces, including handrails.
  • Wipe down entryway furniture and clean shoe storage areas.
  • Move all furnishings and vacuum underneath.
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Windows:

  • Clean the inside and outside of windows and windowsills.
  • Replace or wash window screens if necessary.

Outdoor Areas:

  • Sweep and clean the patio or deck.
  • Clean and organise outdoor furniture.
  • Tend to the garden, trim shrubs, and plant new flowers.

Garage:

  • Organise and declutter the garage.
  • Sweep and clean the garage floor.
  • Check and organise tools and equipment.
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Heap Pumps:

  • Clean or change filters.
  • Schedule professional maintenance if necessary.

Safety Checks:

  • Test and replace batteries in smoke detectors.

 Donations and Disposal:

  • Sort and donate items you no longer need.
  • Dispose of hazardous waste or items that can’t be donated responsibly.

Of course, if you are looking to sell your property and want some advice from one of our team who
can help you get show home ready you can contact us here.