After a long and cold winter, it’s time to breathe new
life into your home. Spring cleaning can be a tiring and
tedious chore. However, aside from cleaning up, it’s also
the perfect time where you and your family can take the time
to really take care of areas in your home that need annual
or bi-annual maintenance.
We assume that if you’re
reading this right now, it’s because you’re trying your best
to figure out how to spring clean your home. There’s plenty
of information available to help you out, but it’s important
to get it done effectively and efficiently.
that the easiest way to complete all your spring cleaning
tasks would be to pick up your phone, get to the NexDo app and contact
But if you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and
tackle the job on your own, we’re here to share the same
handy checklist that our professional cleaners use when
spring cleaning a home.
Before You Start Using Our
Spring Cleaning Checklist
It’s essential to sit down
and jot down all the areas of your home that need attention
and the tools you will need for each room.
A few of
the essentials things you will need to make the most of your
spring cleaning are:
For Dirt Removal – A Vacuum
To get rid of dirt and dust in the corners
of your home and cobwebs and to pick up crumbs and dirt from
carpets – you need a vacuum!
Vacuums can also be used
to get to hard-to-reach areas and even remove fine dust from
your window casings.
Always start from the top and
work your way down – this goes for the top floor of your
home, and then in each room, from the highest point (ex: top
of a cabinet) to the bottom.
And one of our tried and
tested methods is to empty dust bags outside the
Make sure you use a good quality mop to wipe
your floors with a floor disinfectant.
Clear Windows – Glass Cleaning Tools
Use a window
wiper and a cleaning solution of your choice to dislodge any
grime, dust and other particles from your window panes. In
some instances, you may even have to use a soft brush to
scrub your window screens.
For Fine Dust Removal –
Firstly remove all the items from
your shelves and tables. Then using a soft duster, brush all
For Wiping Surfaces – Microfibre
Microfibre cloths are great for vinyl, wood,
laminate, marble, linoleum, and tiles. They are also handy
when you need to wipe down any area quickly.
alternatively use plant-based sponges and reusable spray
bottles to lessen your impact on the environment.
All Cleaning Purposes – Cleaning Solutions
you are all stocked up with your favourite cleaning
solutions for each area of your home. There are plenty of
options available at the supermarket. However, if you want
to go down the natural route, you can make up a batch of
homemade all-purpose cleaners.
Here’s one of our
favourites: Mixing baking soda with white vinegar creates a
cleaning solution that leaves no smell and works brilliantly
on almost any kind of stain!
Motivation – Music!
To get you through this task,
it’s essential to make the job as enjoyable as possible. We
suggest putting on your headphones and turning on your
favourite playlist to get you in the zone!
Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist
Once you have
everything you need, it’s time to go, room by room, and
clean all the areas that need your attention.
our quick rundown of the different parts of each room that
you should ensure you cover.
In Bedrooms & Living
We always make sure to:
- Keep an
intense focus on tough grime.
- Clean under &
around accessible furniture.
- Clean and dust all key
surfaces – usually using eco-friendly products.
close attention to high-touch areas such as door handles,
light switches, power points, & remote
- Make all the beds (we also change linen at
an additional cost).
- Clean wardrobes and cupboards
internally (once emptied).
- Dust furniture &
electronic devices (once shelves are clear to enable easy
- Clean all surfaces such as dining tables
& coffee tables.
- Tidy lounges and sofas. We also
arrange cushions to boost the aesthetic appeal of the
- Wipe down wooden doors.
- Wipe down
- Vacuum and mop floors.
all accessible skirting boards.
- Remove cobwebs &
In Bathrooms and Laundries:
always make sure to:
- Remove grime, stains, mould,
& tile scales (within reason, of
- Sanitise and disinfect
- Clean and polish basins and
- Clean all surface-level
- Clean showers, shower screens, bath walls,
bathtubs, and mirrors.
- Clean cabinets and cupboards
internally (once emptied).
- Pay close attention to
high-touch areas such as door handles, light switches, power
points, & cupboards.
- Wipe down wooden
- Clean ceilings and remove moisture and
- Mop floors.
- Clean all accessible
- Remove cobwebs &
We always make
- Remove grime, stains, mould, & tile
scales (within reason, of course).
- Wipe down
- Clean cabinets, pantries and cupboards
internally and externally (once emptied).
backsplashes & other surface areas, usually with
- Clean sink &
- Externally wipe down all appliances,
rangehood, stovetop, & ovens.
- Pay close
attention to high-touch areas like kitchen cabinets, door
handles, power points & light switches.
- Clean all accessible skirting
- Remove cobwebs & rubbish.
all stairs & hallways too.
After you’ve read our tips and techniques,
tailor this list to suit your home’s needs.
spring cleaning a little bit easier next year, we recommend
establishing a weekly cleaning schedule.
And if you
ever need help, remember us! NexDo offers a variety
of cleaning solutions – to suit any requirement for all
Think of it this way; now you’ll have time to
start on that new passion project you’ve been planning for
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