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Spring Cleaning Made Easy

Spring is officially here, which means
it's about time to freshen up your home.

Whether you're looking to deep-clean the whole house or just do a little sprucing up, we've gathered 11 top tips on what to clean this spring.

 

Casual dining area overlooking a large window.

1. WINDOWS

Give your windows extra love by washing them with glass cleaner and a microfiber cloth. Wait for an overcast day as direct sunlight can cause streaks.

2. KITCHEN SINK

After deep-cleaning your sink, run a lemon or orange peel in the garbage disposal—followed by cold water—and enjoy the fresh aroma.

Colorful kitchen featuring center island and sink faucet.
Casual dining area featuring a rustic wood table overlooking a well-appointed white kitchen with wood accents.

3. CUTTING BOARDS

The marks left on your cutting board are often not permanent. Run the side of a lemon over the board to remove food stains. For an extra clean surface, add baking soda!

4. STAINLESS-STEEL APPLIANCES

Bye-bye fingerprints! Mix 1 teaspoon dish detergent and 1 quart of hot water, then use a microfiber cloth to watch dirt, grime and fingerprints disappear.

Stunning kitchen with white cabinets, white granite counters and stainless-steel appliances.
Charming dining area boasting large windows with colorful curtains.

5. CURTAINS

Toss your curtains in the washer for a thorough clean.

6. FANS

Use a pillowcase to grab the dust from rarely cleaned ceiling fans—also light fixtures, crown molding, baseboards, and more!

Flexible loft area with seating, game table and ceiling fan.
Spacious walk-in closet with seating.

7. CLOSETS

This is the perfect time to purge long-retired clothes that just take up space.

 

8. WASHING MACHINE

It's a good time to clean the appliance that cleans everything for you. Before getting started, check manufacturer instructions for guidance on how to clean your machine.

Stunning laundry room with pristine washer and dryer, shelf space and storage.
Spacious covered patio boasting a large wicker couch and charming wicker coffee table.

9. PATIO FURNITURE

With the weather warming up, you'll want to get outdoor furniture ready for use. Add dish detergent to a bowl of warm water and go to work!

10. AIR

Replacing your HVAC filters is one of the most important parts of spring cleaning! It's an inexpensive and easy way to help ensure that the air you're breathing indoors is healthy and clean.

Charming dining area boasting dramatic overhead lighting, a wooden table, large windows and inspired floral décor.
Spacious great room boasting colorful pillows, florals, and paintings.

11. DECOR

After all is said and done, add brighter colors to help create a lighter space in your home.

 



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