Inside: Don’t let Spring Cleaning get you down! Find out the best Spring Cleaning tips for moms to help you clean fast and easy!
I personally have a love/hate relationship with Spring Cleaning… I love it when things are cleaned and organized but I hate to actually do it.
So, this year I came up with 5 awesome Spring Cleaning tips to help you Spring Clean in the easiest way possible!
These Spring Cleaning tips will help you accomplish your spring cleaning effortlessly, at your own pace, and effectively!
Let’s not waste any more time, and dive into these awesome tips!
5 Awesome Spring Cleaning Tips
1. Use a checklist
Man, oh man do I love checklists!
Not only do checklists help me get everything done but it allows me to what I need to get done in a tangible place so I don’t have to keep remembering it over and over again. It also helps me prevent the risk of forgetting to do something.
I believe a Spring Cleaning checklist is essential to Spring Cleaning. Why? Because it puts everything you need to get done in a place that is easily accessible and in a way that you can easily see what you need to do.
There are times when I remember to do something and just jot it down on my list. Then I don’t have to worry about it again until I have to do it. Great!
If you don’t have your own Spring Cleaning checklist yet, I created a super simple and easy to use Spring Cleaning checklist that you can download for free!
It has a ready-made checklist and then a template for you to create your own checklist too. Plus, a free Spring Cleaning Goals sheet for you to write out the cleaning goals you want to accomplish.
It really comes in handy! Especially if you are planning to redo a closet or organize your garage or redecorate a room. Having those goals down on paper and figuring out the steps you need to take to complete the project can be really helpful!
Download the Checklist now!
2. Go at your own pace
The second Spring Cleaning tip is to go at your own pace. This is crucial to Spring Cleaning! You know why? Because it’s easy to get burnt out really fast, especially when you are cleaning.
Ever started cleaning something and then it rabbit trailed to you cleaning 3 other things? I have! You start cleaning and then find something that was dirty and then something else…and so on.
I personally think people hate Spring Cleaning because it can take sooo long and can be exhausting. One way to prevent that from happening is to go at your own pace, not a pace that you THINK you need to go.
If you get one thing done every week, that’s great! If you want to do one small thing every 3 days, do it! Find a pace that works for you and Spring Clean over time, not all at once.
3. Do one room at a time or One category at a time
The next Spring Cleaning tip is to clean one room at a time. This tip piggybacks off of the last tip (to go at your own pace) because as you are creating your own cleaning schedule you want to be sure to only focus on one area at a time.
This will help you not get overwhelmed with having to clean your whole house at once!
So, let’s say on your Spring Cleaning goals list is to reorganize and declutter all of the closets in your house, it’s best to do one at a time, one room at a time.
For example, one weekend you would go through the closets in your room- your closet and your spouse’s closet. Don’t do the linen closet, coat closet, and your baby’s closet ALL at the same time!
Or if you’re feeling adventurous and want to get Spring Cleaning done as fast as possible, you can group certain things together. So do all of your baseboards throughout the house at the same time and clean all of your ceiling fans at the same time.
Completing a category of things at the same time eliminates the stress of having to go back and do the same thing in another room!
4. Plan what you want to get done beforehand
I know there are many moms who hate to plan and rather go with the flow of things, but I’m telling you—a super easy way to get through Spring Cleaning is to PLAN what you want to get done.
Planning what you want to get done helps you see an overview of your Spring Cleaning!
Let’s say you want to clean out your attic, deep clean your bathroom, and kitchen cabinets, and rearrange your child’s closet. Writing out what you want to do and when you plan to do it can help those goals be more attainable.
It also helps you see what you NEED. For example, if you want to reorganize your kid’s closet, maybe you need some extra storage bins, hangers, and a couple of smaller drawers.
Before you start the closet, you want to make sure you have these items so you can complete it all at once!
Planning out what you want to clean in advanced will help you save time in the long run!
And you don’t have to go crazy with planning. Just simply figuring what you want to clean on what days can be the very thing that saves your sanity 🙂
5. Find ways to do things EASIER!
The last tip is my favorite tip- find easier ways to clean! I absolutely LOVE Pinterest because it’s not only inspiring but it’s filled with ideas of things that I would have NEVER thought of.
Just a quick search for “tips to clean my kitchen” can save you hourssss of cleaning your kitchen the hard way. My Spring Cleaning goal is to clean in the easiest way possible.
Here are some cleaning hacks:
- Instead of cleaning blinds with a paper towel, put a sock on your hand and clean the top and bottom of each individual blind. It only takes 2 minutes!
- Put vinegar and water in a microwave-safe bowl and let it steam in the microwave for a couple of minutes. It’s a miracle worker!
- Soak your vent covers in soap and water in the tub and let air dry.
- Clean your showerhead by placing a Ziploc bag over the showerhead filled with equal parts vinegar and water solution.
See? Super easy cleaning hacks to save you’re a crazy amount of time!
Download the Simple Spring Cleaning Checklist Now!
This checklist is seriously awesome because it breaks Spring cleaning down and makes it easy and simple! No more scrubbing your house for week and weeks! Simply use the list to check off your Spring Cleaning as you get around to it.
It’s Spring cleaning simplified!
Alllsssoooo, as a BONUS to help you Spring Clean in the easiest way possible, I added Spring Cleaning Goal Worksheets along with the checklist so you can create your own Spring cleaning goals to make your “to-do” list more attainable!
Download the checklist now!
>>Well there you have it! Just to recap, here are the 5 awesome Spring Cleaning Tips:
- Use a checklist
- Go at your own pace
- Do one room at a time or one category at a time
- Plan what you want to get done beforehand
- Find ways to do things easier
Remember, these Spring Cleaning tips will help you accomplish your spring cleaning effortlessly, at your own pace, and effectively. I hope you enjoyed them!
Want to read more about Spring Cleaning the easy way?? Click here to read more about how to create a perfect Spring Cleaning checklist!
Happy Spring Cleaning!
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