The Ultimate Property Spring-Cleaning Checklist 

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Spring cleaning is a time-honored tradition where we roll up our sleeves and give our homes a thorough refresh. As the winter frost melts away and the days grow longer, spring cleaning is a rejuvenating process that helps us welcome the new season with a clean and organized home. Here's a comprehensive spring cleaning checklist to help you get your home in tip-top shape for the season:

General Cleaning:
  • Dust all surfaces, including furniture, shelves, and electronics.
  • Vacuum or sweep all floors, including carpets, rugs, and hard floors.
  • Mop hard floors to remove dirt and grime.
  • Wash windows, including the frames, sills, and blinds.
  • Clean light fixtures and ceiling fans.
  • Wipe down walls, baseboards, and doors.
  • Clean and polish mirrors and glass surfaces.
  • Launder curtains, blinds, and window coverings.
  • Wash or dry-clean removable fabric covers from furniture and cushions.
  • Vacuum upholstery and spot-clean any stains.
  • Clean and organize closets, drawers, and cabinets.

  • Clean and organize pantry, refrigerator, and freezer.
  • Clean oven, stovetop, and range hood.
  • Clean microwave, toaster, and other small appliances.
  • Clean and descale coffee maker, kettle, and other appliances that use water.
  • Empty and clean out all kitchen cabinets and drawers.
  • Wash dishes, utensils, and cookware.
  • Scrub countertops, backsplash, and sink.
  • Clean and polish faucets and fixtures.
  • Sweep or vacuum behind appliances and furniture.

  • Clean and disinfect toilets, sinks, showers, and bathtubs.
  • Clean and polish faucets, showerheads, and fixtures.
  • Clean and organize bathroom cabinets and drawers.
  • Wash shower curtains, bath mats, and towels.
  • Clean and disinfect mirrors and countertops.
  • Sweep or vacuum behind toilets, sinks, and other fixtures.

  • Wash all bedding, including sheets, pillowcases, duvet covers, and blankets.
  • Vacuum mattresses, pillows, and under the bed.
  • Dust and clean all furniture, including dressers, nightstands, and headboards.
  • Clean and organize closets and drawers.
  • Rotate and flip mattresses, if needed.
  • Launder or dry-clean curtains, blinds, and window coverings.
  • Vacuum or sweep floors, including carpets and rugs.

Outdoor Areas:
  • Sweep or rake leaves, debris, and dirt from the yard and walkways.
  • Clean outdoor furniture, including tables, chairs, and cushions.
  • Wash windows, screens, and outdoor light fixtures.
  • Clean and inspect gutters and downspouts.
  • Pressure wash decks, patios, and outdoor surfaces.
  • Clean and organize the garage, shed, or storage areas.
  • Plant flowers, prune bushes, and trim trees.

Additional Tasks:
  • Replace air filters in HVAC systems.
  • Test smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors, and replace batteries if needed.
  • Dust and clean electronics, including TVs, computers, and gaming consoles.
  • Clean and organize the laundry room, including the washer and dryer.
  • Clean and organize the entryway, including doormats, shoe racks, and coat hooks.
  • Clean and organize pet areas, including beds, toys, and food bowls.
  • Clean and sanitize high-touch areas, such as doorknobs, light switches, and remote controls.
  • Declutter and donate or discard items that are no longer needed.

Remember to always follow proper cleaning and safety procedures, including using appropriate cleaning products, wearing protective gear, and ventilating the areas you are cleaning. 

If you are looking for the help of a professional for your spring cleaning needs, we recommended the services of Klean Team! 

Timur, Klean Team -  +1 (604) 771-2472

Happy spring cleaning!

If you are thinking about buying or selling your properties, please don't hesitate to reach out to top West Vancouver Waterfront Realtor, Matt Gul with any of your questions regarding buying or listing your home.