Spring is here – Check out our ultimate guide to freshening your space

Spring cleaning can be a refreshing and rejuvenating process for your home. Here’s an ultimate guide to help you tackle every corner and aspect of your living space:


  1. Set Goals: Determine what you want to achieve with your spring cleaning. Whether it’s decluttering, deep cleaning, or reorganizing, establish clear objectives.
  2. Make a Schedule: Break down tasks over several days or weekends to avoid overwhelming yourself. Assign specific tasks to specific days.
  3. Gather Supplies: Make sure you have all the necessary cleaning supplies and tools before you start. This includes cleaning solutions, brushes, sponges, microfiber cloths, gloves, vacuum cleaner, mop, etc. We highly recommend Mr Clean Magic erasers – they truly are magic ✨

Room-by-Room Cleaning:

1. Living Room:

  • Dust and wipe down all surfaces, including shelves, tables, and electronics.
  • Vacuum upholstery and clean beneath cushions.
  • Wash curtains and blinds.
  • Clean windows and window sills.
  • Declutter and organize shelves and entertainment centers.

2. Kitchen:

  • Clean and sanitize countertops, backsplashes, and cabinet fronts.
  • Deep clean appliances, including the oven, refrigerator, and microwave.
  • Scrub sinks and faucets.
  • Organize pantry and discard expired items.
  • Clean inside cabinets and drawers.
  • Sweep and mop floors.

3. Bedroom:

  • Wash bedding, including sheets, pillowcases, and comforters.
  • Rotate and flip mattresses.
  • Dust and wipe down all surfaces, including dressers and nightstands.
  • Declutter closets and donate or store clothing/items not in use.
  • Vacuum carpets and rugs.
  • Clean mirrors and windows.

4. Bathroom:

  • Scrub and sanitize tub, shower, toilet, and sink.
  • Clean tiles and grout.
  • Replace shower curtains or liners if necessary.
  • Organize cabinets and discard expired or unused products.
  • Wash bath mats and towels.
  • Clean mirrors and windows.

5. Home Office:

  • Organize paperwork and file or shred unnecessary documents.
  • Wipe down desks, keyboards, and monitors.
  • Dust shelves and bookcases.
  • Vacuum floors or clean carpets.
  • Declutter and organize office supplies.

General Tasks:

  1. Declutter: Go through your belongings and get rid of items you no longer need or use. Donate, sell, or recycle them as appropriate.
  2. Deep Clean: Focus on areas that often get neglected during regular cleaning routines, such as baseboards, ceiling fans, light fixtures, and vents.
  3. Windows and Doors: Clean both inside and outside of windows and doors to let in more light and fresh air.
  4. Floors: Vacuum carpets and rugs thoroughly. Clean hard floors with appropriate cleaners and methods, such as mopping or steam cleaning.
  5. Air Out: Open windows and doors to let fresh air circulate throughout your home.
  6. Maintenance Tasks: Check for any repairs or maintenance tasks that need attention, such as leaky faucets, loose doorknobs, or burnt-out lightbulbs.
  7. Outdoor Spaces: If applicable, don’t forget to clean outdoor areas like patios, decks, and porches.


  • Work from top to bottom in each room to avoid having to re-clean surfaces.
  • Use natural cleaning solutions whenever possible to minimize exposure to harsh chemicals.
  • Enlist the help of family members or friends to make the process more efficient and enjoyable.
  • Take breaks and stay hydrated to avoid burnout.

Looking for more inspiration? – we are loving this article by Martha Stewart. The Spruce is also our “go to” for all things home. Looking for a new space to freshen for Spring? We can help – check out our available listings at www.wtprops.com/listings