The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist: Get Your Home Spotless with Higher Grounds Cleaning

Spring cleaning checklist

Spring is finally upon us, which means that it’s time for spring cleaning!

Here at Higher Grounds Cleaning, we understand that this can be a daunting task – and we’re here to make it less intimidating with a checklist to organize your tasks. And who doesn’t like checking something off the list when you get it done?

All Rooms

  • Vacuum and wash the vents
  • Wash the baseboards, windowsills, doors, and walls
  • Wash drapes and curtains
  • Dust the blinds
  • Wash inside and outside the windows
  • Dust overhead lights and replace dead lightbulbs
  • Vacuum or dust lampshades


  • Clean out the pantry
  • Deep clean the oven
  • Move the fridge and vacuum/mop behind it
  • Wash the kitchen cabinets
  • Vacuum fridge coils
  • Deep clean the inside of the fridge and wash the outside of it

Living Room

  • Dust/wash mirrors, frames, and decor
  • Vacuum furniture
  • Dust all the fixtures and furniture
  • Wash all the throw pillows and throw blankets
  • Polish the furniture
  • Vacuum and shampoo carpets (or mop and wax wood flooring)


  • Wash all pieces of bedding
  • Wash throw pillows
  • Flip the mattress or rotate it
  • Donate/throw away anything you don’t need/want anymore

Home Details

  • Refresh the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Untangle the cords of all your electronics and make sure they’re plugged in
  • Check your fire extinguisher’s expiration date
  • Sweep the front porch
  • Sweep the back deck
  • Gather your winter items and store them for the season
  • Disinfect your computer keyboard and mouse


  • Clean and disinfect the tub and the shower
  • Wash the bath mats
  • Dust or replace decorative items
  • Wash or replace shower liners and shower curtains


  • Throw out old makeup and clean your makeup brushes
  • Update your home first aid kits
  • Throw out expired medication
  • Dry clean any winter clothing or bedding
  • Donate old clothes

Preparing Your Home For Spring

While all of this can seem like a lot, spring cleaning is much easier to handle when you break these chores up into small, digestible tasks to complete over the course of a few days or even a few weeks.

And the best part? If you’re still overwhelmed, Higher Grounds Cleaning is just a call away. We would love to help you spruce up your home for the warm months ahead, and clear out all that winter gloom.

Book an appointment with us today for expert cleaning services that you won’t soon forget!

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