I *LOVE* spring cleaning. It is an opportunity to throw open the windows, let some fresh air in, and make our homes clean, happy and efficient spaces. Don't be daunted by the size of this list, many of the jobs are small ones that will go by quickly, and you'll be so glad you took the time to do them!
Dust lighting fixtures.
Wash walls and trim
Wash doors, knobs and switch plates.
Wash bench or other furnishings. Launder bench cushion, if applicable.
Empty out coat closet. Wash walls and floor, if needed. Sort items as you return them to the closet. Store out of season items, donate unneeded items.
Clean or replace entry mat.
Sweep and scrub floors.
Reseal grout lines, if necessary.
For each drawer: remove items, wash drawer, place items back neatly. Donate Items you no longer need.
Remove everything from closets. Sweep and wash closet floor. Put everything back neatly. Donate items you no longer need. Try not to store things on closet floor.
Move Bed. Sort and put away anything that was under bed. Sweep or vacuum under bed. Try not to store things under bed.
Put bed back. Freshen mattress by sprinkling with baking soda, letting sit briefly, and the vacuuming it up.
Launder bedding and curtains. Wash pillows and duvet in hot water. Air out mattress pad, if you have one.