Alrighty! It’s March, and around here that means the beginning of our Spring Cleaning Challenge! We’re going to spend the 5 Thursdays in March doing some Spring Cleaning So, what that means, is that during these 5 weeks we may have a heavier load, but we will reap the benefits at month’s end. I hope you’re up for the challenge, and will post pictures on our FaceBook page .
We’re going to begin in the main living area of the house. Below is a suggested list of items that may need to be cleaned out:
Spring Cleaning- Living Room
o Do a quick pick up of the living room to get you started.
o Start top to bottom: take a broom and sweep the ceilings or use a vacuum to vacuum the ceiling. Don’t forget the A/C Register needs to be cleaned.
o Sweep/Dust/Wash the walls. Spot Clean where necessary, and wipe off the light switches and outlets.
o While cleaning the walls clean all of the pictures. Be careful not to spray cleaner on them, rather use a damp cloth so the liquid doesn’t seep behind the glass and damage the pictures.
o If you have a fireplace, clean out all the ashes and clean off the hearth.
o Clean all of the baseboards. (This is a great task for the kids!)
o Clean off any book cases, shelves, curio cabinets, remove all items, thoroughly dust, and replace items.
o Clean off the end tables. Dust thoroughly. Wipe down your lamps, and vacuum the lamp shades.
o Take the cushions out of your couches and chairs and vacuum in the crevices. Spot clean any spots that need to be cleaned.
o Move your furniture, and vacuum underneath. Take a hose and vacuum all along the baseboards and corners.
o Clean the carpets, using a carpet cleaner, or a vacuum out carpet shampoo, or a professional if necessary, paying attention to trouble spots.
o Replace all furniture.
o Enjoy the beauty of a clean room!