5 Amazing Cleaning Checklists for You to Use

HERE’S THE ULTIMATE HOME OFFICE
CLEANING CHECKLIST FOR YOU TO USE

Home Daily: 

  • Make the bed.
  • Wipe down the bathroom counters after the morning routine.
  • Empty/load the dishwasher.
  • Take out the trash.
  • Do a nighttime sweep to put all toys – loose papers and other clothing items in place.
  • Wipe down counters – table & sink.

Keep Reading for 4 more checklists for you to use:

Ultimate Cleaning Checklist InfoGraphic
Cleaning Checklist Info-graphic

Weekly Checklist:

  • Dust all hard surfaces.
  • Vacuum and/or mop floors.
  • Wipe down appliances.
  • Wipe down and disinfect countertops.
  • Wipe down mirrors.
  • Scrub and disinfect the kitchen sink.
  • Scrub and disinfect toilets.
  • Clean and scrub showers and tubs.
  • Change and launder sheets and towels.
  • Toss any food that has expired.

Monthly:

  • Vacuum upholstery.
  • Wipeout and disinfect wastebaskets.
  • Wipe down and disinfect doorknobs – light switches & TV remotes.
  • Dust ceiling fans and vents.
  • Dust moldings.
  • Scrub stovetop – including burner grates.
  • Wipe down kitchen cabinets.
  • Clean and deodorize the microwave (heat a mug of water with a lemon wedge – then wipe down).

Every Three to Six Months:

  • Launder or hand-wash curtains.
  • Vacuum mattress (every three months) and flip or rotate 180 degrees (every six months).
  • Clean and condition leather and wood furniture.
  • Clean blinds.
  • Vacuum drapes and fabric shades.
  • Dust lampshades.
  • Wipe down baseboards.
  • Shake out rugs.
  • Scrub grout.
  • Wash windows inside and out.
  • Clean and degrease the stove hood.
  • Polish stainless steel appliances.
  • Clean refrigerator and freezer interiors.
  • Clean out the coffee maker (descale as needed).

Every Six to 12 Months:

  • Clean oven interior.
  • Wash or dry clean slipcovers.
  • Wash or dry clean pillows.
  • Wash or dry clean comforters.
  • Empty and clean cabinet and pantry shelves.
  • Vacuum or dust refrigerator condenser coil.
  • Wash and dry stove hood filter.

Every Year or So:

  • Have rugs been professionally cleaned?
  • Pull out large appliances and furniture to clean behind and underneath.
  • Wipe down walls.
  • Wash window screens.
  • Clean dryer duct.
  • Have upholstery and drapes professionally cleaned (every two years).
  • Regular House Cleaning Tasks.
  • All areas of the house.
  • Dust surfaces.
  • Dust and hand wipe furniture tops.
  • Dust baseboards – chair rails & door panels.
  • Dust ceiling fans (within reach).
  • Vacuum carpets.
  • Vacuum and damp mop floors.
  • Dust blinds – window sills & lock ledges.
  • Dust furniture.
  • Dust picture frames.
  • Dust lamp and lampshades.
  • Dust and clean mirrors.
  • Empty all trash.
  • Bathrooms.
  • Dust surfaces.
  • Dust blinds – window sills & lock ledges.
  • Dust cabinets – door panels & baseboards.
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces.
  • Spot clean cabinet fronts.
  • Clean – disinfect & shine showers and tubs.
  • Clean and disinfect toilets inside and out.
  • Clean and disinfect doorknobs and switch plates.
  • Shine fixtures.
  • Vacuum and damp mop floors.
  • Empty trash.
  • Kitchen.
  • Dust surfaces.
  • Dust blinds – window sills & lock ledges.
  • Dust chair rails – cabinets – door panels & baseboards.
  • Dust top of the refrigerator.
  • Clean and disinfect countertops.
  • Spot clean cabinet fronts.
  • Clean and disinfect doorknobs and switch plates.
  • Clean and disinfect sink.
  • Clean and disinfect microwave inside and out.
  • Clean – disinfect & shine outside of the oven and top of the range.
  • Clean – disinfect & shine outside of the dishwasher.
  • Clean – disinfect & shine outside of the refrigerator.
  • Clean and disinfect the kitchen table.
  • Vacuum and damp mop floors.
  • Empty trash.
  • Bedrooms.
  • Dust surfaces.
  • Dust and hand wipe furniture tops.
  • Dust furniture.
  • Dust baseboards – chair rails & door panels.
  • Dust blinds – window sills & lock ledges.
  • Vacuum carpets.
  • Vacuum and damp mop floors (if non-carpet).
  • Change sheets (upon request).
  • Make beds (upon request).
  • Empty trash.

Spring Cleaning Checklist: 

  • Everything included in the regular cleaning plus:.
  • Damp wipe baseboards and window sills.
  • Damp wipe door panels and frames.
  • Vacuum upholstered furniture.
  • Remove cobwebs.
  • Damp wipe kitchen and bathroom cabinets.
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