Spring is finally here! Feels like it took longer this year than normal to arrive, didn’t it? The weather will be getting warmer and you will want to go into the spring and summer feeling refreshed. What better way to feel refreshed than to do some spring house cleaning and organizing.
Spring cleaning can feel overwhelming and you might not know where to start. Either take it one room at a time or one item from each room at a time.
This article will give you a quick start on spring cleaning for each room in your house. Happy cleaning!
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Bathroom House Cleaning Hack
Found on Ask Anna
The bathroom is one of the most commonly used rooms in the home. When house cleaning your toilet, you need to do more than just clean the bowl. Pop off the back clips to have access to the screws. Unscrew the toilet seat and soak the back of the toilet. Spray the entire toilet and make sure you use a small tool to get access to any small area that needs cleaning.
Kitchen House Cleaning Hack
Found on Craptastical
We use our stove top and oven almost daily. It goes through a lot day in and day out. I do not know about your oven, but ours always seem to have spills on the bottom. Preheating our oven will often cause smoke if you do not clean the bottom more frequently. Make sure your oven is on your house cleaning list.
Master Bedroom House Cleaning Hack
Found on Mom 4 Real
When you think of cleaning your master bedroom or any other bedroom in your house, you never think of the mattress. Week after week you wash the sheets to the beds in your home. However, what about under all of those mattress pads. Cleaning your mattress doesn’t need to be completed each week, but you need to add it to your spring cleaning schedule. Check out Mom4Real for instructions.
Office House Cleaning Hack
Found on Mom Fabulous
The office is my favorite house cleaning and organizing room to get decluttered. Somehow papers from the mail and doctors appointments build up all year round. Shred any statements from the previous year you will not to keep track of anymore. In the above picture, I love how simplified everything is and that there is a place for everything. Kelan works the best in a clean and organized office.
Garage House Cleaning Hack
Found on One Crazy House
Vertical space! There is so much vertical space in our homes we need to take advantage of. There are many things in our house we want to store because we are not using it now. Especially in the garage you want to get everything up off the floor and stored away.
Basement House Cleaning Hack
Found on Family Handyman
Same goes for the basement. Vertical space! With this idea, I love the fact that they use shelving units found in closets. This has two benefits. The first is that the wiring is see through so you can see where you have stored different items. The second benefit is you can use the hanging portion to hang dry clothes or store seasonal apparel during off months. I guess there is at least one benefit to having an unfinished basement ?.
Laundry Room House Cleaning Hack
Found on The Spruce
When spring cleaning, it is also important to think about the potential dangers in the home that need attending too. Dryer fires happen more often than you think. Properly cleaning out built up lint in hard to reach places is crucial to keeping your family safe. Following the instructions found on The Spruce or watching a YouTube tutorial is a must this spring.
Dining Room House Cleaning Hack
Found on Pins and Procrastination
If you are like us and you do not use your dining room very often, then you will not have much to clean. Having a clean and polished hardwood floor can be hard to keep with. There are a lot of different floor cleaners on the market. Make sure you are using the right one for your floors.
BONUS: The Ultimate House Cleaning Checklist
Found on sheknows
This infographic from sheknows is incredible. It’s the perfect chart to refer to every time you get into the spring cleaning mood. Even better print it out and put it on your fridge! The most you stay up with cleaning the easier the task becomes.
Cleaning your house does not have to be overwhelming, it’s easier to keep up with if you do it regularly. If you like to go room by room this list should work perfectly for you. If you are more of an item by item person, that works too!
Get your spring cleaning started today, your family and home will appreciate it!