Spring Cleaning Checklist

Real Estate

It is that time of year when the trees come back to life, we  open our windows & little league baseball begins.  

It is also a great time to refresh your home after the long winter of being closed up.  Check out this helpful Spring Cleaning Checklist:

  •  Clean out the garage.
  •  Inspect the roof and gutter.
  •  Power wash the outside of the house, including windows.
  •  Drain all sediment from your hot water heater.
  •  Donate clothes not worn for more than two years.
  •  Wash walls using 1/2 cup ammonia, 1/4 cup white vinegar and 1/4 cup baking soda to 1 gallon of warm water.
  •  Wash all inside windows. Vacuum out the tracks.
  •  Vacuum/wash/dry clean all window coverings.
  •  Dust and wash light fixtures and chandeliers.
  •  Wash all knickknacks. Vacuum books and shelves.
  •  Vacuum lampshades. Replace light bulbs.
  •  Deep clean shower, toilet, floor and sink.
  •  Inventory the medicine cabinet and toss expired medicines.
  •  Defrost freezer (if needed) and wash out refrigerator.
  •  Clean oven and soak stove rings and drip pans.
  •  Vacuum front coils and motor to remove dust and dirt.
  •  Launder all blankets and bedding. Turn mattresses.
  •  Move furniture to the center of each room and vacuum thoroughly. Shampoo carpets.
  •  Have a garage sale.
  • Call your LOCAL Real Estate Connection, ROSE ANN YOHN, for all your real estate needs 717-658-7741.