Spring Cleaning Checklist: The Ultimate Room-by-Room Guide (Downloadable Included!)

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Time to put your heart into spring cleaning! After all, home IS where the heart is, right? We’ve developed a handy spring cleaning checklist to help you get started. Since organization is kind of our thing, we want to share some new spring-cleaning ideas while creating a “springboard” (See what we did there?) to our useful organization tips. Check out the checklist below and our ultimate room-by-room guide.

 

First things first… HAVE FUN!

Spring cleaning doesn’t have to be a chore. Turn up the music and get the whole house involved. Come up with a contest and prizes to get your family or roommates on board. Make it a day to sing along and get some fresh air into the house. You’ll be surprised by how fast the day goes with everyone working together.

 

Here’s What You’ll Need

 

How To Declutter Your Home

Decluttering your home has more benefits than making your home look nice.  Nothing makes it feel more like Spring than a fresh, clean home.  It will save you time and money. You won’t spend so much time looking for things, and you won’t end up buying so many duplicates! Check out our post on “How to be more organized at home.”

 

Living Room

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Most likely, your living room is one of the most heavily trafficked spaces in your home. With so much dirt and crumbs tracked in daily, now’s the time to pay extra attention to the areas that might get missed during regular cleaning. Deep-clean your living room and start those projects you’ve always wanted to check off your to-do list!

 

Our Springboard Ideas:

Manage TV cables – Organize your TV setup. Tame those TV wires with our VELCRO® Brand ONE-WRAP® Ties.

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Mount your cable box – Mount the cable box behind the TV. Just use our VELCRO® Brand Industrial Strength Tape to mount the cable box behind the TV.

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Organize TV remotes – Mount your TV remote to a wall, the back of your entertainment center, or even the underside of your coffee table! Use VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back Tape to mount your TV remote to a wall, the back of your entertainment center, or even the underside of your coffee table!

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Kitchen

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Keeping kitchen clutter under control is at the top of everyone’s list. While it may seem like you are cleaning your kitchen every day, you’re probably not wiping down every surface. Deep cleaning this space may take some time, but you’ll be thankful for ticking this room off the list.

 

Our Springboard Ideas:

Clean out the fridge

Make a utensil holder– Give your kitchen some added flair while also maximizing counter space. Use our  VELCRO® Brand Industrial Strength Tape to make a utensil holder mounted to your tile.

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Go through your cabinets – Wipe down the inside cabinets and toss everything that’s out of date.

Organize appliances – manage kitchen appliances with our VELCRO® Brand ONE-WRAP® Ties

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Bathroom

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Even the bathroom needs a little clutter relief from time to time. This post contains “4 INSANELY CLEVER BATHROOM ORGANIZATION IDEAS.”

 

Our Springboard Ideas:

Organize your bathroom vanity – If you’re tempted to move all your clutter to your bathroom drawers, here’s a simple drawer organization hack. Sort through the contents of each drawer and throw out anything you no longer need/want. Then use drawer inserts to keep each drawer’s contents neat and tidy and stick them in place with VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back Squares to stop them sliding around.

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Wash your shower curtain – Wipe down or replace your shower curtain.

Wipe down all surfaces – Scrub bathroom tiles, your tub, and the toilet.

 

Bedroom

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Keeping your bedroom a serene retreat can be a full-time job. Here are some great ideas on “How to declutter your bedroom.”

 

Our Springboard Ideas:

Tackle your dresser and closet – As Marie Kondo says, evaluate “what brings you joy” and donate the rest. If it’s easier, sort clothes into two piles: keep and donate. Now it’s time to organize! Fold, hang and sort what best works for your routine. You can even use our VELCRO® Brand HANGables™ Removeable Wall Hooks to hang belts and purses in your closet.

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Clean your mattress – Sprinkle a cup of baking soda on your bed, leave it for 15 minutes, then vacuum to get rid of dust mites and allergens.

Vacuum EVERYWHERE –  Especially under the bed and furniture.

 

Office

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Make your office the ultimate productivity zone and take spring cleaning to the next level. Your office should make it easy to stay focused as you work throughout the day. Check out our post on how to organize your home office for even more organization tips.

 

Our Springboard Ideas:

Organize computer cables – Organize your computer setup. Tame those computer wires with our VELCRO® Brand ONE-WRAP® Ties

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Vacuum floors – Move furniture to vacuum under your desk and even under bookcases.

Spend time cleaning your computer – Wipe down your computer screen and clean out crumbs from your keyboard.

 

 

Garage

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 Consider going vertical in your garage. Here are some “EASY OVERHEAD STORAGE IDEAS FOR YOUR GARAGE. Storage is your best friend. Designate areas for seasonal decorations, pantry items, and tools.

 

Our Springboard Ideas:

Declutter and organize – Now is an excellent time to buy those shelves and bins you’ve been thinking about. And when you’re looking to utilize vertical storage, VELCRO® Brand EASY HANG™ Straps are the perfect heavy-duty solution!

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Sweep cobwebs & wipe away dust and dirt.

 

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Now for the best part, living in your clean, uncluttered home! Great work!

 

Let us know if you have any useful tips of your own for tidying your home or stay on our blog for more easy ways to declutter your space: 

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