Spring Cleaning Checklist

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Getting Started on Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

 Clean out and organize the garage.

 Have a professional inspect the roof and gutters.

 Power washing the outside of the house, including windows does wonders for your curb appeal!

 Drain all sediment from your hot water heater.

 Donate clothes and shoes not worn for more than two years. Not only are you decluttering but you are giving back to your community.

 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 all the window tracks.

 Vacuum/wash/dry clean all window coverings - you wouldn't believe how much dust is collected on your blinds and curtains!

 Dust and wash light fixtures and chandeliers, which is also a good time to switch out your old light bulbs for LED bulbs.

 Wash all knickknacks. Vacuum books and shelves.

 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 - this is always fun and a great way to meet your neighbors!