19 March 2021

It’s that time of the year, y’all – Spring cleaning! I always kind of look forward to this time of the year to purge some of the unused items around my house and give those neglected areas a good, detailed deep clean. But I know that cleaning isn’t always everyone’s cup of tea, so I wanted to break it down for you by room and task so that you can tackle it one space at a time. Trust me, in the end it will be so worth it when you get to live in a home that looks, feels, and smells brand new!

Struggling to find the time to tidy up your home? I know how ya feel. Check out our post about Tackling Spring Cleaning Without Giving Up Your Whole Weekend.

Spring Cleaning Checklist Bandd Design Interiors

Read below for additional details + tips!

Kitchen

Bandd Julius 6

Design by BANDD Design | Photography by Molly Culver

-Take everything out of the refrigerator and freezer, wipe down interior surfaces, purge expired food + drinks, and reorganize as you put things back inside of them.

-Deep clean the interior and exterior of all appliances; oven, stovetop, microwave – and hey don’t forget about those smaller, plugged-in appliances like your air fryer or coffee maker!

-Remove everything from your pantry, wipe it down, toss out expired products, and reorganize. 

-Empty and wipe down the insides of cabinets and drawers. While you’re at it, start purging items such as chipped dishes, missing tupperware, and rusted cookware. 

-Clean cabinet knobs and pulls

-Give your sink + drain a good deep clean using baking soda

-Sweep, mop, and polish flooring throughout

Bathrooms

Banddcuestaverde 24

Design by BANDD Design | Photography by Molly Culver

-Remove everything from countertops, cabinets and drawers. Wipe down cleared areas + surfaces. 

-Sort through cabinet and drawer items, throw away expired beauty products and medications and reorganize as you put them away.

-Clean mirrors 

-Clean + sanitize shower, bath, and sink(s) – don’t forget faucets!

-Wash shower curtain + bath mats

-Clean outside and inside of toilet

-Dust + clean light fixtures

-Wipe down windows, vents, walls, and baseboards

-Deep clean grout lines between any tile

-Sweep and mop flooring

Living + Dining Rooms

Baand Castleridge 6

Design by BANDD Design | Photography by Molly Culver

-Remove all items/decor from surfaces

-Dust ceiling fans and light fixtures

-Strip + wash sofa fabric

-Remove + wash window treatments, pillows, and throws

-Vacuum sofa and chairs – remember to get under the cushions, that’s where all the crumbs hide!

-Spot clean furnishings

-Dust + wipe down all surfaces (table tops, shelving, inside of any cabinetry)

-Dust + clean all decorative items and electronics 

-Vacuum + mop flooring throughout

-Steam clean rugs and carpet

-Wipe down walls and vents

-While putting items back in their original spots, get rid of any unused or damaged items and organize the items that you’re keeping.

Bedrooms

Bandd Chloesbloom 28

Design by BANDD Design | Photography by Molly Culver

-Remove + wash window treatments, bedding, pillows, and blankets

-Clear out all items/decor from surfaces and drawers

-Dust ceiling fans and light fixtures

-Sort through and donate any unused or damaged items. Reorganize the items that you’re keeping as you put them away. 

-Wipe down windows, walls, trim, and vents. 

-Dust + polish furnishings

-Vacuum flooring throughout – don’t forget closets!

-Steam clean rugs and carpet

Laundry Room

Becki Owens Laundry Room Tiles

Design by Becki Owens | Photography by Rebekah Westover

-Clean interior and exterior of washer + dryer

-Clean + vacuum behind appliances

-Clean out dryer vent + duct

-Organize + restock detergents and supplies

-Sweep + mop flooring

Office

Drippingspringshouse 17

Design by BANDD Design | Photography by Molly Culver

-Clear out bookshelves and drawers and wipe down once they are empty

-Dust + wipe down ceiling fans and light fixtures

-Purge any old paperwork (shred if needed) and donate unused or damaged items. Organize + file items that you’re keeping as you put them back. 

-Dust + wipe down furnishings and surfaces

-Wipe down windows, walls, trim, and vents

-Vacuum flooring + steam clean rugs/ carpet

-Take inventory + restock office supplies

Garage + Outdoor Living

Bandd Julius 9

Design by BANDD Design | Photography by Molly Culver

-Clear out storage + decorative items

-Purge unused holiday decor + toys, reorganize items that you’re keeping

-Spray garage for bugs

-Wash outdoor cushions, pillows, and mats

-Sweep + power wash flooring, patio, and walkways

-Clean light fixtures + replace bulbs as needed

-Wipe down windows + doors

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