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Your Complete Fall Home Cleaning Checklist

cleaning supplies for your fall deep cleanMove over spring cleaning: fall is a prime season for giving your home a deep clean. Fall is right before the weather gets cold and you’re stuck inside for the winter. It’s an ideal time to get rid of allergens that cause your indoor allergies to flare up. It’s a necessary time to get ready for the family holiday you’re hosting.  The reasons to tackle a full deep home cleaning could go on and on, and so could the tips to make the job faster and more efficient. One of those ways is to have a checklist of fall home cleaning tasks that you can check off as you go (it makes you feel like you have more accomplished too!).

Living Room

  • Vacuum floors.
  • Mop down hard floors.
  • Carpet clean rugs and carpets.
  • Clean the windows.
  • Wash down walls.
  • Dust cabinets and TV cabinets.
  • Dust ceiling fans.
  • Wash curtains.
  • Dust blinds.
  • Wash light fixtures.

Kitchen

  • Wash the inside and shelves in your refrigerator.
  • Wipe off the top of your refrigerator.
  • Wipe down the wall behind your refrigerator.
  • Vacuum (carefully) the back of your refrigerator.
  • Clean your microwave.
  • Clean your oven.
  • Wash down your coffee maker.
  • Clean out the debris in your toaster and pizza oven. (Unplug appliances such as the toaster and a pizza oven as you work for safety reasons.)
  • Clean light fixtures.
  • Wash the ceiling.
  • Wipe down the tops of your cabinets.
  • Wash down the walls and backsplash.
  • Clean the windows.
  • Sweep/vacuum the floor.
  • Mop the floor.
  • Wash curtains.
  • Dust blinds.

Bathroom

  • Washing down counters and mirrors.
  • Cleaning toilets and urinals (bowl, seat, handle, and tank).
  • Disinfect handles (toilet and paper towel dispenser), door knobs, and faucets.
  • Sweeping and mopping floor.
  • Scrubbing grout and tile in the shower and tub.
  • Disinfect all surfaces.
  • Washing down walls.
  • Deep clean soaking tubs.
  • Clean the windows.
  • Wash curtains.
  • Dust blinds.

Bedroom

  • Wash sheets and bed coverings.
  • Vacuum floors.
  • Mop down hard floors.
  • Carpet clean rugs and carpets.
  • Clean the windows.
  • Wash down walls.
  • Dust dressers.
  • Dust ceiling fans.
  • Wash light fixtures.
  • Wash curtains.
  • Dust blinds.

Basement

  • Vacuum floors.
  • Mop down hard floors.
  • Carpet clean rugs and carpets.
  • Clean the windows.
  • Wash down walls.
  • Dust cabinets and TV cabinets.
  • Dust ceiling fans.
  • Wash light fixtures.
  • Wash curtains.
  • Dust blinds.

Laundry room/utility room/mudroom

  • Vacuum floors.
  • Mop down hard floors.
  • Carpet clean rugs and carpets.
  • Clean the windows.
  • Wash down walls.
  • Dust shelves and benches.
  • Dust ceiling fans.
  • Wash light fixtures.
  • Wash curtains.
  • Dust blinds.

Don’t have time to tackle the complete list of fall cleaning tasks? Contact a home cleaning service to get your home deep cleaned on a schedule that’s convenient for you—and in time for your family holiday, holiday party, and before the weather turns really cold.