Spring Cleaning Checklist

Home Improvement

 

Spring Has Sprung!

Daylight savings has started, again, summer will soon be here. Vacations get started and who wants to have a messy house? Spring cleaning can do several things, one would be to get rid of some of the stuff that has been laying around for years. You might be supriised to find something you have been looking for! 

A major result of a thorough cleaning is better home health. Here is a list of some things that can be done fairly quickly and will add years to your home, not too mention a few less emergency repairs.

Spring Cleaning Checklist

  • Clean out the garage.
  • Inspect the roof and gutter.
  • Power wash the outside of the house, including windows.
  • Drain all sediment from your hot water heater.
  • Donate clothes not worn for more than two years.
  • Wash walls using 1/2 cup ammonia, 1/4 cup white vinegar and 1/4 cup baking soda to 1 gallon of warm water.
  • Wash all inside windows. Vacuum out the tracks.
  • Vacuum/wash/dry clean all window coverings.
  • Dust and wash light fixtures and chandeliers.
  • Wash all knickknacks. Vacuum books and shelves.
  • Vacuum lampshades. Replace lightbulbs.
  • Deep clean shower, toilet, floor and sink.
  • Inventory the medicine cabinet and toss expired medicines.
  • Defrost freezer (if needed) and wash out refrigerator.
  • Clean oven and soak stove rings and drip pans.
  • Vacuum front coils and motor to remove dust and dirt.
  • Launder all blankets and bedding. Turn mattresses.
  • Move furniture to the center of each room and vacuum thoroughly.
  • Shampoo carpets.
  • Have a garage sale.

If you need help organizing and getting rid of your prized possessions, we can help! Call us at 813-864-6370.