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SPRING CLEANING CHECK-LIST

A lot of chores are on the regular cleaning checklist in the
Motivated Mom's planner (order through the Old House Kitchen website)

WEEK ONE

MASTER BEDROOM

q declutter room & closets
q clean ceiling fan
q wash bedding & turn mattress
q vacuum corners & ceiling (closet)
q vacuum valances
q clean off & dust furniture
q vacuum under bed, furniture & baseboards
q vacuum lamp shades
q wash windows
q vacuum floor
q wash marks from walls

GIRL'S & BOY'S BEDROOM
(Make a separate list for each room for checking-off purposes.)

q declutter room & closets
q clean ceiling fan
q wash bedding & turn mattress
q vacuum corners & ceiling (closet)
q vacuum valances
q clean off & dust furniture
q vacuum under bed, furniture & baseboards
q vacuum lamp shades
q wash windows
q vacuum floor
q wash marks from walls

UPSTAIRS HALLWAY

q vacuum ceiling & corners
q wash lights & walls
q dust pictures
q vacuum hampers & baseboards
q vacuum floor & landing
WEEK TWO
UPSTAIRS BATHROOM

q declutter room
q vacuum ceiling & corners
q vacuum valances (wash if needed)
q wash lights
q wash window
q wash walls
q wash rug & decorative towels
q scrub tub
q vacuum floor edges & baseboards
q scrub floor

DINING ROOM

q declutter room
q clean light
q vacuum corners & ceiling
q dust greenery
q wash windows
q clean china cabinet
q dust mantle, bakers rack & piano
q vacuum lamp shade
q vacuum floor & baseboards
q spot mop

OFFICE & FOYER

q declutter room clean light & ceiling fan
q vacuum corners & ceiling
q vacuum valances
q dust hutches & desks
q wash windows
q vacuum floor & baseboards
q wash walls
WEEK THREE
LIVING ROOM

q declutter room
q wash quilts & throws (store for fall)
q vacuum corners & ceiling
q vacuum valances
q vacuum lampshades
q dust bookshelves
q clean out armoire
q dust top of armoire
q dust lamp & stand
q wash slipcover
q vacuum recliner
q vacuum couch
q wash rocking chair
q vacuum in bench
q clean light & ceiling fan
q sort through magazine rack
q wash walls where needed

KITCHEN

q declutter counters
q clean light & ceiling fan
q vacuum corners & ceiling
q vacuum valances
q wash cupboards
q wipe down appliances
q clean out fridge
q clean top of fridge
q clean mixer
q organize appliance cupboards
q organize container cupboards
q organize food cupboards
q organize dish cupboards
q clean through drawers
q clean microwave
q clean cookbook shelf
q clean shelves by window
q wash trim & walls
WEEK FOUR
DOWNSTAIRS BATHROOM

q vacuum ceiling & corners
q sort through drawers
q wash sink & toilet
q scrub tub
q vacuum corners, baseboards & floor
q scrub floor

DOWNSTAIRS HALLWAY

q vacuum ceiling, corners & lights
q dust cabinet
q vacuum hamper tops
q wash cabinet, walls & trim
q sweep, scrub floor

LAUNDRY ROOM

q declutter room
q vacuum light, ceiling & corners
q vacuum top of cabinet & walls
q vacuum floor edges & around appliances
q wash walls
q wash appliances off

PANTRY

q clean out pantry
q vacuum floor under shelf
q clean shelves
q vacuum curtain
q reorganize
WEEK FIVE
SCHOOL/PLAY ROOM (OR SPARE ROOM/ FAMILY ROOM)

q vacuum ceiling corners & corners
q clean ceiling fan/light
q clean off cabinets & dust/wash
q vacuum futon
q vacuum recliner
q vacuum under furniture
q vacuum corners & floor
q clean out game cabinet & organize
q clean out art cabinet & organize
q clean off bookshelf, dust & organize
q wash windows
q wash wall spots

MUDROOM / PORCH

q declutter
q clean ceiling fan & light
q sort through coats
q sort through shoes
q vacuum corners & cobwebs
q sweep & mop
q wash windows