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April 15, 2010

Spring Cleaning | Sunshine & Wine

I recently stumbled upon a great KC Blog, "Sunshine & Wine". Blogger Suzanne shares tips and tricks to decorating and keeping her first home. Here is a list that she shared for spring cleaning... I'm going to check it off TODAY.

Seasonal Cleaning List


__Empty and scrub down the inside of the fridge and freezer

__Empty and clean inside of the utensil drawers

__Scrub down the cupboard exteriors

__Clean the stove hood filter and fridge condenser coil

__Replace water filters in fridge, sink, coffeemaker, etc

__Clean drain (baking soda, vinegar, cover, sit, then add boiling water to wash it


__Shine sink (Bon Ami, then Windex)

__Polish appliances and clean coffeemaker

__Scrub tile grout

__Clean out pantry and reorganize

__Clean oven (use self-clean feature)

__Clean microwave

__Discard expired food


__Launder shower curtain

__Empty, weed, clean out and reorganize medicine cabinet

__Shine sink

__Scrub tile grout

__Go through and discard old makeup and beauty supplies

__Clean and wipe down walls next to sink

__Use Draino on all sinks


__Strip the bed, flip the mattress, and vacuum

__Launder mattress pad and dust ruffle

__Launder pillows

__Sort through wardrobe to donate unused clothes/accessories

__Clean out from under the bed

__Organize and purge from night table

Living/All Areas:

__Wash inside of windows

__Change HVAC filter

__Flip sofa and chair cushions

__Clean and scrub down baseboards and moulding

__Wax floors if needed

__Clean light switch covers

__Disinfect all door handles

__Launder/dry clean window treatments

__Shampoo wall to wall carpeting and air-out area rugs

__Dust and clean all light fixtures and ceiling fans

__Clean fireplace and flu if necessary

__Test/replace batteries in smoke alarms


__Wash outside of windows with water and vinegar solution

__Clean screens

__Power wash porch areas

__Clean out grill

__Clean and store/bring out outdoor furniture and accessories

1 comment:

  1. Hi Jenny,
    Thanks for sharing my Spring Cleaning List on your blog. You are adorable and I have loved reading all your posts. I'd like to feature your house on my blog, with your permission of course. You have great style and I love what you have done in your living room. Let me know if it's ok to share some pics from your great house.
    P.S.-Your dog looks just like my Cockapoo, Charlie. Too cute!


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