Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Fall Cleaning List



 
Do you do a yearly fall cleaning?  How is it going if you do?  I typically like to attack the cobwebs, dust and such from weeks of open windows and do some reorganizing of shelves, drawers, cupboards.  It’s always a nice feeling to get the house cleaned up from summer and prepare for the holidays.  I started a list this week and slowly been working on it as time permits.  I’m hoping today to make more headway on it.  I have my chicken soup simmering on the stove, the laundry humming away,  and dinner will be simple so I don’t have to worry about it and can keep on tackling the cleaning jobs.  

Kitchen:
Wipe down cupboards
Clean out inside of drawers and cupboards, as needed
Wipe down counter tops
Clean stove top, wash vent cover and screen

Laundry room/Pantry:
Reorganize shelves
Go through shoe tote and clean out summer shoes
Move buckets (I keep my bulk goods in buckets with gamma seal lids in my laundry room) and sweep/wash floor
Dust shelves

Dining room:
Dust and wipe down hutch
Wipe spots on walls
Vacuum cobwebs
Wash floor

Bathroom:
Go through drawers in vanity and reorganize
Wash down corners & edges of walls and floor
Go through small storage closet and reorganize
Do thorough cleaning, wash shower curtain, wash bathroom tile

Other:
Wash all throw rugs
Sweep/mop hallway floors
Wipe down walls and vacuum cobwebs
Remove light fixtures and wash

Upstairs:
Vacuum/wash stairs
Vacuum floors & cobwebs
Reorganize closets as needed
Dust/vacuum/wash windows in my daughter Leanne’s room (she will be home in a few weeks and I want her room ready for her)
Kids to wash their bedroom windows, get out winter blankets and go through summer clothes and pack away to make room for winter clothes



6 comments:

  1. I power wash all the cement around the house. Any bit of moisture makes it a big yuck walking inside and with dogs it's bad enough they come in with mucky paws.

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  2. I can't say as I do a fall clean, but you sure have inspired me to do one this year!
    Thank you,
    Rashel

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  3. I am doing it this year. I want to sort through all our clothes and get rid of the excess (or figure out a way to reuse them).
    Blessings,
    Aimee

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  4. I do 'Flylady' so I try to tackle deep cleaning every month. I don't always succeed but that is the goal. I'm so happy fall is here so I can turn my attention to indoors.

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  5. I sure can use some motivation in this area... Your to do list would be good for me to go by!

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  6. We started ours a few weeks ago and we are almost finished. The windows are the last big hold out.

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