When the flowers pop, it’s time to mop! If you’re reading this, you’re likely trying to psych yourself up for some spring cleaning –or at least you’re looking for some ways to clean more effectively and efficiently. The easiest way to check off those spring cleaning tasks is picking up the phone and calling Molly Maid. But we’re happy to offer these helpful tips if you’re ready to tackle the job, or part of the job, on your own.
All Room Spring Cleaning List
Start with tasks that apply to all rooms, then hit each room one-by-one for more specific cleaning.
-Dust ceiling fans and light fixtures.
-Clean windowsills and window tracks.
-Vacuum curtains and window blinds.
-Wipe down baseboards and shoe molding and dust corners for cobwebs.
-Test batteries in all your smoke detectors.
-Disinfect doorknobs, cabinet handles and light switches.
Kitchen Spring Cleaning Checklist
Clean all large appliances, small appliances and surfaces in your kitchen:
-Wipe down yourmicrowave,coffeemakerand other small appliances.
-Empty the crumb tray in your toaster and toaster oven.
-Empty therefrigerator and defrost the freezer.
-Clean refrigerator shelves (they may fit in the dishwasher!).
-Clean behind and beneath the refrigerator (those coils get dusty!).
-Clean your ovenand scrub the stovetop.
-Clear out cabinets and wash the shelves.
-Sanitize the sink and cleanthe inner rim of your sink guard.
Bedroom Spring Cleaning List
-Organize drawers and closets (donate any clothes that you didn’t wear!).
-Wash bedding and pillows.
-Rotate your mattresses.
-Disinfect kids’ toys(throw plastic toys in the dishwasher!).
-Organize cabinets and drawers.
-Properly dispose of old medicine and toiletries.
-Scrub the shower and bathtub.
-Wash the shower curtain and floormat(some can go in the washing machine).
-Scrub the toilet and tile around the toilet.
Smaller Area and Outdoor Spring-Cleaning List
-Clean your keyboard with canned air.
-Disinfect your computer mouse and phone.
-Remove furniture cushions and vacuum crevasses.
-Clean behind the washer and dryer.
-Thoroughly clean the lint traps in your dryer and washer
Ms. Molly Foundation
Molly Maid is proud to fund and support the Ms. Molly Foundation, which supports domestic violence agencies and shelters in local communities. We’re proud to have raised over $3 million dollars since 1996.