Fall Cleaning Checklist

  • Dust the tops of door and window frames
  • Wash walls, especially in high traffic areas, bathroom, and kitchen
  • Wipe baseboards and trim
  • Clean the fronts of kitchen and bathroom cabinet doors and drawers
  • Wash potholders, curtains, and other fabric items in the kitchen that collect grease and dust.
  • Clean ceiling fan blades
  • Wipe out the outside and inside of your washer (parts that don’t fill with water), dryer, and dishwasher
  • Vacuum behind and under beds and larger furniture
  • Wash throw blankets to freshen for the winter months
  • Send the trash can lid, pet dishes, coffee tray, and other items through the dishwasher for sanitation
  • Rinse and bleach the insides of trash cans
  • Take down glass light fixtures, wash, and dry
  • Wash shower curtain, rugs, and other fabric items in bathroom
  • Wipe/treat mold spots in bathroom
  • Replace shower curtain liner
  • Replace batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Replace furnace filter
  • Replace air purifier filter
  • Replace humidifier filter
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