Conquer spring cleaning with these easy and quick cleaning tips.
Step 1: Fill a bucket Make spring cleaning easier by filling a bucket with supplies that will be carried from room to room, such as a sponge, a toothbrush, rubber gloves, and cleaning supplies.
Step 2: Dust blinds Dust your wood, metal, or plastic blinds with a lamb's wool or microfiber duster.
TIP: Guests should take off their shoes when entering the home to prevent any tracking of dirt throughout the house.
Step 3: Use crevice tool Tackle surface dust in the pleats and folds of your curtains by using the crevice tool on your vacuum.
TIP: Curtains should be dry-cleaned once a year to remove any dust and dirt.
Step 4: Clean your windows Clean your window screens and window wells with a vacuum attachment.
Step 5: Wipe down appliances Wipe down all appliances in the kitchen using multi-purpose antibacterial easy wipes.
Step 6: Soften crud in microwave Soften crud and grease from your microwave by placing a bowl of equal parts water and lemon juice in the microwave. Run the microwave on high for one minute. Everything should be loosened and smelling fresh.
Step 7: Clean the bathroom Clean around the toilet base with a swivel-head mop to remove the collected dust. Multi-purpose sanitizer wipes are also perfect for cleaning the sink and toilet seat. Use the toothbrush to clean grime in the shower.
FACT: According to Real Simple, 87 percent of dirt is tracked in homes through the front door.