Autumn Cleaning Checklist

Dated: October 3 2020

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After a long summer, the crisp 

fall air is the perfect invitation

you need to deep clean your house.

From the kitchen pantry to the patio, 

this checklist will help prepare your

house for the colder weather that's

that’s to come.

Man cleaning kitchen counters

Kitchen

  • Clean behind large appliances.

  • Defrost and clear out freezer.

  • Purge the pantry of spoiled foods.

  • Wipe down the inside of the refrigerator.

  • Sanitize the inside of the oven.

  • Sweep and wash floors.

 

Window blinds

Living Room

  • Dust all surfaces, including the blinds.

  • Shampoo the carpets and furniture upholstery.

  • Have the fireplace and chimney swept.

  • Clean the windows.

 



Woman cleaning windows

Bedrooms

  • Change the batteries in the smoke detectors.

  • Shampoo the carpets.

  • Dust the light fixtures and ceiling fans.

  • Pack away all seasonal clothing.

  • Clean the windows.

 


Inside of washing machine

Laundry Room

  • Clean the inside of the washer.

  • Dispose of old cleaning chemicals.

  • Sweep and mop the floor.

 



Leaves in gutter

Outdoors

  • Wash window exteriors.

  • Clean and cover the outdoor furniture and grill.

  • Clear out the gutters and downspouts.

  • Drain and pack away the hose.

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Diane Mitchell

I am a Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker and work full time helping people to achieve their dreams of home ownership or their dreams of selling their home or both. I love working with buyers and s....

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