The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist For Entire House 2022

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It’s spring, now you may be looking for a spring cleaning checklist to run a seasonal cleaning of your house. Winter has gone, and it is time to clean and organize your home. It is that time of year when your house needs some de-cluttering, repairing, scrubbing, and reorganizing. Spring cleaning not only cleans your house but also it is benefitted for your health and wellbeing.

Hopefully, you have already made your cleaning checklist. Why not cross-match your checklist with the following ultimate spring cleaning checklist? You can use this checklist to customize your own cleaning list. It will be easy to order and organize your home with complete guidelines.


Kitchen spring cleaning checklist

  • Remove things from your kitchen that do not belong
  • Deep clean the dishwasher
  • Wipe stove and countertops
  • Clean the hood vent and replace the filter if needed
  • Wipe and disinfect coffee maker, sandwich maker, and other small kitchen appliances
  • Clean and organize kitchen cabinets and drawers
  • Clean and organize storage containers, refrigerator, and freezer
  • Deep clean microwave and oven
  • Clean and organize pantry
  • Vacuum refrigerator coil
  • Vacuum and mop behind the fridge after moving
  • Deep clean and organize regular used utensils and cookware
  • Sanitize chopping board and knives
  • Empty the trash can and disinfect it
  • Clean sink and sink drain, wipe the faucet
  • Clean under the sink and other parts
  • Empty and disinfect the garbage disposal
  • Wipe and polish the cabinet doors
  • Clean walls, corners, ceiling
  • Wipe fans and light fixtures
  • Clean chair, table, and other furniture if there are
  • Wipe and disinfect window frame, window sill, door, and knobs
  • Sweep and mop floors
  • Arrange new kitchen supplies if you need
  • Shake out dust from doormats.

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Bedroom spring cleaning checklist

  • Remove things that do not belong to the bedroom and place them in their correct location
  • Remove bed sheets and pillow covers to wash them
  • Dust corners, ceiling, upper and lower crown molding
  • Dust and wipe furniture
  • Polish wood furniture
  • Dust lampshades and upholstery
  • Dust door, window sills, and glasses
  • Separate seasonal clothing and wash them to restore
  • Dust ceiling fans, air conditioning, light fixtures
  • Dust books and magazines and organize them on the bedside table
  • Flip and rotate the mattress
  • Clean under the bed
  • Short out unclean clothe and put them into the laundry basket
  • Organize your closet and separate unneeded items
  • Dust the surface and edges of pictures, hangings, and mirrors
  • Deep clean and vacuum carpets
  • Sweep and mop floor
  • Disinfect knobs and light switch plates.

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Living room spring cleaning checklist

  • Organize the things and remove anything that does not belong to the living room
  • Dust wall corners, upholstery, and crown molding
  • Condition leather furniture
  • Vacuum under furniture and cushions
  • Wipe all mirrors, decorative items, and frames
  • Wipe the surface of the furniture and polish them
  • Dust lamps and vacuum lamp shades
  • Wipe lights and wash light globes
  • Clean ceiling fans
  • Organize bookshelves and wipe books
  • Wipe window and window sills
  • Remove dust and fingerprints from the wall and home appliance
  • Disinfect doorknobs, light switch plates, remote control, and other gaming devices
  • Vacuum carpets and floor mats
  • Vacuum and mop the floor.

Bathroom spring cleaning checklist

  • Clean air vents, light switches plates, and fixtures
  • Clean the toothbrush and toothpaste holder
  • Refill the liquid soap bottle
  • Clean mirror
  • Clean shower glass, caddy, door frame, curtain, and liner
  • Scrub and disinfect the toilet bowl, under the seat, around the base, and hinges
  • Clean faucets
  • Wipe and disinfect the countertops
  • Scrub and clean the bathtub
  • Organize bathroom selves
  • Scrub and mop the floor wall to wall
  • Scrub walls from top to bottom
  • Remove empty, useless bottles and refill lotion dispensers
  • Wash bathroom cup and floor mat
  • Replace hand towels
  • Clean and disinfect trash can both inside and outside
  • Wipe the surface of wood cabinets and polish them
  • Clean the exhaust fan
  • Check the toilet setup and fittings
  • Wipe down towel racks, knobs, cabinets, and toilet paper holder
  • Scrub tiles and re-seal if needed
  • Check drains and unclog them
  • Inspect the expiration date of beauty products and remove them
  • Clean, organize, and de-clutter drawers, bathroom closets, and cabinets.

Laundry room spring cleaning checklist

  • Remove the clutter of dirty clothes first
  • Clean both inside and outside of washing machine
  • Clean dryer vent
  • Check mold and mildew and clean them
  • Wipe wall corners, racks, and other furniture
  • Clean behind and underneath the dryer
  • Clean the lint trap thoroughly in the washer and dryer
  • Wipe and organize shelves
  • Throw out empty cleaning product bottle
  • Install a rack or organizer to hold the cleaning product
  • Sweep and mop the floor
  • Disinfect light switch plates and doorknobs.


  • Organize outside shoe rack
  • Power wash deck and other furniture
  • Power spray siding
  • Hose out and disinfect the recycle bin and garbage can
  • Clean outside door frames
  • Wipe doors, wood, paint trim, and shutters
  • Shake out the entry mat
  • Repair or replace broken wood, bricks, and stone
  • Clean gutters and drains
  • Clean outdoor light fixtures
  • Wipe away cobwebs
  • Trim bushes, trees, and shrubbery
  • Clean outside window glasses
  • Remove clutter from the garage and clean it
  • Wash and wax vehicles
  • Throw away dead seasonal flower plants from your garden.

Home Office

  • Remove the clutter of paper and files
  • Throw out the unnecessary file and unneeded documents
  • Drive an inventory for updated documents
  • Organize files in the shelve
  • Check credit report
  • Review insurance policies
  • Dust your computer, mouse, and keyboard
  • Organize desk drawers and remove unnecessary things
  • Dust and organize bookshelves
  • Wipe and polish wood furniture
  • Empty the waste paper bin.

The overall spring cleaning checklist

  • Remove clutter from every room
  • Dust all furniture
  • Dust all wall hangings and upholstery
  • Clean light fixtures, ceiling fans, and table lamps
  • Dust ceiling cornets
  • Clean fingerprints from walls and appliances surfaces
  • Clean doors, windows, and window sills
  • Repair any loose connection and construction
  • Touch up paint
  • Polish wood furniture
  • Clean and organize bookshelves, shoe rack, and closet
  • Throw away unneeded things
  • Clean certain and other dirty clothes and covers
  • Condition leather furniture
  • Service your air condition and heating machine
  • Deep clean tile, linoleum, hardwood, and laminating floor
  • Deep clean carpets, rugs, and floor mat
  • Shake out and vacuum doormat, corridor rag, and stair carpets
  • Clean air vents
  • Change air/furnace filter
  • Replace light bulbs
  • Replace batteries in home appliances like smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detector
  • Trim grasses using the lawnmower in your garden
  • Disinfect your entire house
  • Check the schedule of the pest control maintenance.

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When to start spring cleaning

Some cleaning experts said that winter is the high time to start spring cleaning. Winter is a very beautiful season, but unfortunately, some people suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Though the actual cause of SAD is unknown, many doctors have speculated that this may be due to a lack of sunlight. Even the lack of adequate sunlight can cause more problems in our bodies.

If you are suffering from any sign of SAD, house cleaning can help you to overcome them. A clean and tidy house will help you to get rid of fatigue and stress. You can always be energetic and active in a clean space.

It is not that cleaning can completely eliminate all the symptoms, but it can definitely reduce your apathy. So instead of waiting until spring, you should start cleaning your house in winter.

Benefits of spring cleaning

Spring cleaning offers plenty of health benefits also. Some of them are:

  • Spring cleaning can help decrease your stress
  • Cleaning supports your strong immune system
  • Cleaning can improve your heart health and provide a better breath
  • A clean can improve your mood and make you feel accomplished
  • A well-organized and clean bedroom will help you to get a deep sleep
  • You will remain active the whole day without getting tired
  • A clean house can increase your productivity
  • Cleaning influence a healthy diet
  • It can encourage a healthier lifestyle.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What does spring cleaning consist of?

If you are trying to spring clean, make sure to wash the baseboards, ceilings, windows, doors, and walls. You need to vacuum all the corners and wash the window drapes and blinds. If you have carpets at home, give them a thorough cleaning.

How long should it take to spring clean a house?

If you are deep cleaning, it will take at least a week to clean everything. But for mild cleaning, it won’t take more than 4 days. However, it’s better to go for deep cleaning once the winter is over.

Why Should You Have a Spring Cleaning List?

Spring cleaning can make your home environment healthy and dust-free. The change of weather can impact the house environment a lot. In that case, the thorough cleaning will help you eliminate debris, mold growth, and other potential health hazards.

Is spring cleaning necessary?

Yes, it gives your home a sign of refreshment after the winter. A spring cleaning can be both healthy and mentally satisfying. Also, it prepares your home for a new renovation, just like the weather.

Wrapping up

We hope above listed spring cleaning checklist will guide you to make your checklist that, will suit you the best. Before you start your cleaning work, make a perfect plan. You should start from the smallest space so that in the beginning you will not get tired of working too much. For a healthy life, house cleaning is essential. So drive a thorough spring cleaning in your house and have a safe life.

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