20 Areas of Your Home That Need a Spring Clean the Most


As the season changes and the days grow longer, breathing new life into your living space with a thorough spring cleaning can be just what your home needs. While cleaning every nook and cranny might seem overwhelming, focusing on specific areas can make the process more manageable and rewarding.

Here are 20 home areas that could use extra attention during spring cleaning.

Windows and Window Treatments

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Wash both sides of your windows to let the spring sunshine in. Don’t forget to clean blinds, curtains, and drapes to eliminate accumulated dust and refresh their appearance.

Baseboards and Crown Molding

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Wipe down baseboards and crown molding to remove dust and cobwebs. A clean foundation and elevated features instantly enhance the overall look of a room.

Ceiling Fans and Light Fixtures

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Use a microfiber duster or an extendable pole to clean ceiling fans and light fixtures. Removing dust from these areas improves air quality and prevents dust from spreading.

Kitchen Cabinets

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Empty and wipe down the insides of your kitchen cabinets. Take the opportunity to declutter and organize your kitchenware, donating or discarding items you no longer need.

Refrigerator Coils

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Vacuum or dust the coils at the back or underneath your refrigerator. Clean coils improve energy efficiency and prolong the life of your appliance.

Appliance Interiors

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Deep clean the interiors of your appliances, including the oven, microwave, and dishwasher. Follow manufacturer guidelines for safe and effective cleaning.

Behind and Under Furniture

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Move furniture to clean behind and underneath. This often-neglected area can accumulate dust and pet hair faster than you think.

Mattresses and Pillows

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Vacuum and rotate mattresses, and wash or dry-clean pillow covers. This helps maintain mattress longevity and keeps your bedding fresh.

Vent Covers and Air Vents

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Remove vent covers and wash them. Use a vacuum attachment to clean air vents, ensuring optimal airflow and air quality.

Showerheads and Faucets

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Descale showerheads by soaking them in vinegar. Clean faucet aerators and handles to prevent mineral buildup.

Toothbrush Holders and Soap Dishes

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Scrub toothbrush holders and soap dishes to eliminate germs. Replace old toothbrushes and sponges for a fresh start.

Electronic Devices

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Wipe down the surfaces of electronic devices like phones, remote controls, and keyboards.

Garbage Bins

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Clean and disinfect both indoor and outdoor garbage bins. A thorough cleaning eliminates odors and prevents the buildup of bacteria.

Shoe Racks and Entryway

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Organize and clean your shoe rack or entryway area. Shake out doormats and replace them if necessary to keep dirt from spreading throughout your home.

Closet Shelves and Drawers

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Empty and wipe down closet shelves and drawers. Donate or discard clothing items you no longer wear.

Curtain Rods and Tracks

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Remove curtains and clean both the rods and tracks. This ensures smooth operation and a polished appearance.

Medicine Cabinet

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Dispose of expired medications and toiletries. Wipe down shelves and organize the contents for easy access.


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Dust and organize your bookshelves. Consider donating or selling books you no longer want to create space for new reads.

Pet Bedding and Toys

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Wash pet bedding and clean toys to create a healthier environment for your furry friends. This also helps control pet odors.

Outdoor Furniture

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Clean and prepare outdoor furniture for the warmer months. Wipe down surfaces, wash cushions, and check for any necessary repairs.

Clean and Enjoy Spring

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A thorough spring cleaning doesn’t have to be an exhaustive process. You can efficiently revitalize your home by separating it into specific areas, creating a clean and inviting space for the season ahead. Take it one step at a time, and enjoy the satisfaction of a fresh and spring-clean home once you’re all finished!

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