a homemade holiday

Fall Cleaning Checklist
The holidays are fast approaching… which often means parties, over night guests, and lots of picture taking. Get your house clean now so that when the candles are lit and the tables are set, you can breathe easy.

The Living Areas: __ Move through each room and put away clutter found on the floor and other surfaces. __ Dust table tops, bookcases, lamps, picture frames, piano, fireplace, and other surfaces. __ Polish wood surfaces with lemon oil. __ Vacuum carpets well and use a rug cleaner as needed. __ Vacuum drapes and wash curtains. __ Move furniture and clean and vacuum beneath each piece. __ Clean windows and window sills. __ Polish silverware if needed. __ Add holiday decorations around the house.

The Bedrooms: __ Move through each bedroom and put away clutter found on the floor and other surfaces. __ Wash bed linens and coverlets. __ Flip and turn mattresses. __ Vacuum drapes and/or wash curtains. __ Vacuum carpets well and use a rug cleaner as needed. __ Polish wood surfaces with lemon oil. __ Dust table tops, bookcases, lamps, picture frames, and other surfaces. __ Dust and clean electronic items such as television, telephone, and the cloth radio. __ Organize nightstand and dresser drawers. __ Clean windows and window sills. __ Organize closets and discard unused clothing. Replace spring/summer clothing with fall/winter clothing. __ Prepare guest rooms for company.
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__ Clean light fixtures and ceiling fans. __ Organize bathroom linens and towel closets. __ Giveaway or throw away unused items. and kitchen walls a good scrubbing. __ Pull stove and refrigerator away from walls. __ Check dryer vent for clogs. __ Put away excess appliances and other items that take up much needed counter space. __ Clean and organize shelves and cabinets. The Bathrooms: __ Wash shower curtains. over night guests. you can breathe easy. __ Scrub tiles and give the bathrooms a thorough cleaning. __ Clean out medicine cabinet and other cabinets. and lots of picture taking. Clean condenser coils. cabinet doors. __ Make a note of any baking supplies you may need to purchase or replace.a homemade holiday Fall Cleaning Checklist The holidays are fast approaching… which often means parties. Get your house clean now so that when the candles are lit and the tables are set. © 2010 Cedar Tree Press . spice racks and other items located on the counters. __ Make a note of any items that need replacing. Clean behind canisters. __ Give range hood. __ Clean and organized kitchen cabinets. The Laundry Room and Closets: __ Put away clutter. __ Wash light fixtures. Sweep and mop floor beneath appliances. The Kitchen: __ De-clutter counters.

The Yard and Exterior of Home: __ Mow grass for final time this year. __ Freshen wreaths on door. Clean glass on doors. __ Clean patio furniture. __ Have the chimney’s cleaned. __ Wash exterior windows. Plant fall flowers in flower beds and flower pots on porch. __ Prune shrubs and weed flower beds. __ Add holiday decorations to doors and porches. “She looketh well to the ways of her household. and lots of picture taking. __ Drain and store garden hoses. The Porches and Entryways: __ Sweep porches.a homemade holiday Fall Cleaning Checklist The holidays are fast approaching… which often means parties. __ Check and clean the gutters. Get your house clean now so that when the candles are lit and the tables are set. you can breathe easy. over night guests.” Proverbs 31: 27 © 2010 Cedar Tree Press . __ Touch up paint on exterior of house. __ Pull weeds around porch. __ Wash doors. Repaint if needed.

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