With spring comes the promise of renewal and rejuvenation. And there are few better ways to rejuvenate your home than with a spring cleaning.
- Pull out your fridge and oven (if possible) to clean underneath and behind them.
- Throw out any fridge or pantry items past their freshness and drop peels of overripe fruit into your garbage disposal for a clean, citrus scent.
- Clean the oven, microwave, stove top, refrigerator, and other appliances — inside and out.
- Clear out and wash cabinets, drawers, and pantry shelves.
- Sanitise the sink, drain, and handles on cabinets and appliances.
- Clean out and wash cabinets, drawers, and closet shelves.
- Use your toothbrush to get into tiny crevices and replace it with a fresh one for your teeth.
- Clean and disinfect the sink, faucet, countertops, and toilet.
- Scrub showers and baths from floor to ceiling.
- Wash shower doors and curtains.
- Wash or dry clean bed linens, blankets, comforters, and duvets.
- Organize drawers, closets, and wardrobes.
- Rotate or flip your mattress for more evenly distributed wear.
Every room in the house
- Clean windows and hardware.
- Vacuum carpets, area rugs, curtains.
- Dust corners, ceiling fans, light fixtures, blinds, furniture, shelves, and decor.
- Sweep and mop hardwood and tile floors.
- Clean door panels, hardware, and glass, as well as screens.
- Disinfect doorknobs, cabinet hardware, light switches, and other high-use handles.