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Spring Cleaning Checklist: What To Include in Your Big Spring Clean


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Spring is on its way, and with it comes the opportunity for a fresh start. Spring cleaning is a great way to rejuvenate your home and eliminate the clutter and dirt that accumulated over the winter. But with all the tasks that need to be done, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. That's why creating a checklist of all the tasks you need to complete to make the most of your spring cleaning is essential. So, pull out your mop, sponge, and vacuum and get ready to tackle your spring cleaning with this helpful checklist.

HVAC system

The very first thing you should do when starting your spring cleaning is to check your HVAC system. You should check various things, whether it's a furnace, air conditioner, or humidifier. Make sure the filters are clean. Check your humidifier's water tank to ensure it's full and that no mold has started to grow. This will ensure your HVAC system functions as it should. If you live in a particularly dry climate, consider installing a humidifier. Next, check the air ducts. If you notice any holes, tears, or wear, you'll want to call professional Heating & AC Services to come out and repair them. This will keep your HVAC system functioning optimally and help you save on your energy bills. 

Underneath appliances and furniture

Whether they're aesthetic or functional, cleaning under appliances and furniture is often overlooked. Make sure to thoroughly inspect all the nooks and crannies under your appliances and furniture, dusting off any dust bunnies that have made their home there. Pull everything out where you can and have a good clean using a brush, vacuum, mop, or other cleaning utensils to have a good clean while making sure nothing is overlooked.

Dryer vents

Dryer vents are often overlooked in home maintenance, but they're essential. Make sure to check your dryer's vent to make sure there's no lint build-up. This will help prevent any fires and keep your dryer running efficiently. If there is a lot of lint in the vent, consider having it cleaned. You can do this yourself or call a professional to clear it. Make sure to keep an eye on the length of the duct. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the vent should be no longer than 35 feet long (reduced by 2.5 feet for every 45-degree turn).

Door knobs, handle & light switches.

Some of the home's most commonly used aspects are often the most overlooked. This includes your door knobs, handles, switches, and other similar house elements. You touch these things daily, so ensuring they are included in your cleaning rota is vital. Use a soft cloth and gentle disinfectant to wipe over them and protect them using a disinfectant spray to help reduce the transfer of germs between family members.


Baseboards are often forgotten when it comes to spring cleaning. However, cleaning them is essential, as they are often a good place for dust and dirt to accumulate. You can use a vacuum, broom, or a Swiffer duster to clean your baseboards. To make your baseboards last longer, you can use a wooden or silicon-based scraper to remove any dirt stuck in the grooves and replace any sealant that may be damaged or filling any holes.


There's no better feeling than having a clean home. And while it's something that's often overlooked, it's also essential to your health and well-being. With spring being the perfect time to start fresh, it's the ideal opportunity to clean your home and organize. Check off the items on your spring cleaning checklist and prepare for a fresh start with a clean house.

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