A 4-Week Spring Cleaning Challenge

A 4-Week Spring Cleaning Challenge

  • Dennis Hartley
  • 02/9/23

If you’re inclined to get an early jump on spring cleaning, try this 4-week organizing challenge to get the most of your efforts.

Week 1: Make a good first impression

  • Rid grime in your entryway. 
  • Clean front door and scuff marks of walls and moldings.
  • Add a new welcome mat.
  • Tidy your main living area; collect random items.
  • Dust and vacuum well.

Week 2: Tidy the kitchen

  • Empty and sanitize your freezer. Label and organize foods that are still fresh.
  • Get rid of hidden dust on walls, baseboards, behind and around the refrigerator.
  • Deep-clean your oven by using a green solution of baking soda, vinegar, water.

Week 3: Clean hard-to-reach spots

  • Vacuum underneath furniture.
  • Scrub vent covers and replace furnace filters.

Week 4: Make final touches

  • Swap out heavy drapes with lightweight curtains.
  • Check safety features like fire extinguishers and smoke alarms.
  • Consider motion-sensor night lights for dark hallways, and/or outdoor solar-powered security lights.

Now you’re ready for spring!


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