Once the Spring Cleaning is done, contact Load of Rubbish for your junk removal needs
Spring is in the air. Temperatures have risen above 0°, birds are slowly migrating back, and the call of vacuum carries in the wind. It’s time…
…for Spring Cleaning that is.
Throw open your windows, peel back the blinds, and dig into the national pastime of Spring Cleaning around your home. To help you out, Load of Rubbish has some suggestions on what to tackle room by room throughout your home. Banish winter from your home with a little elbow grease to usher in spring’s welcome return. Your home will thank you for it.
*And don't forget that Load of Rubbish can help out by hauling away all your excess junk once you're done!
Spring Cleaning Checklist for your Home
remove excess pillows, blankets, throws etc.
lighten up window coverings
clean and store thick rugs
clear the clutter of knick knacks off the mantel and side tables
deep-clean upholstered furniture and area carpeting
dust books and book shelves
purge old magazines and books which won’t be read again
wipe TV and computer screens
clean stereo and other electronics
remove excess blankets
flip or turn mattress
switch out heavy duvets and comforters for lighter-weight bedding
assess wardrobe to purge items that don’t fit, aren’t worn, or are in a poor state of repair
flip seasonal wardrobe from winter wear to spring/summer attire
reseal grout lines
discard expired medication and cosmetics
Empty cupboards and wipe down cabinets inside & out
vacuum fridge coils
pull out stove and fridge to clean behind them
thoroughly clean fridge and discard expired condiments, etc.
clean microwave and other small appliances, ie. toaster, coffee maker, kettle
wipe out cupboards and wash cabinet doors
wash lint trap in dryer
clean exhaust tube of dryer
clean washer inside and out
dust thoroughly, including hard to reach areas like ceiling fans, chandeliers, light fixtures, and window coverings
wash windows to let in more light
wipe down walls, ceilings, baseboards, electrical outlets and switches
vacuum and scrub floors
wax wooden furniture
clean screens and return them to windows
change batteries in smoke detectors
change furnace filter
Are there any areas we missed? Do you have any spring cleaning tips to share? Let us know, as spring cleaning is on our to-do list too!
Load of Rubbish is an award-winning, family-owned and operated business, servicing London and Hamilton, plus surrounding areas in Southwestern Ontario and the Golden Horseshoe. We are the premier choice for professional junk removal and estate cleanup services.