Cleaning Calendar - September
Seasonal Cleaning Simple Family Cleaning Calendar
Make bed, quick floor pick up, wipe down counters, pick up clutter, laundry
Mondays: Deep Clean Bathroom Tuesdays: House Dusting
Wednesdays: Deep Clean Hard floor Thursdays: Deep Clean Carpet floors
Fridays: Catch up Day Saturdays: Bedding & towels
The following are tasks that need to be added into your daily routine. You can decide which days you have time to do more - or less - it's all up to you and YOUR schedule. Rotating tasks are tasks that should be done once or twice a year. Seasonal Tasks are Yearly jobs that need doing at specific times of the year. This can vary depending on YOUR seasonal cleaning tasks that need to be done.
vacuum baseboards, wash baseboards, vacuum + spotclean furniture, Clean light fixtures in the family room, Wash rugs, polish wood furniture, clean window treatments, wash/fluff pillows + bedding
turn/rotate/vacuum, wipe down appliances
- Declutter - clear counters and any flat surface areas (Coat closet, bench, etc.)
- Clean Surfaces - clean and wipe shelves and wash/vacuum the floor and outside entryway
- Evaluate - What is/isn't working; add storage and make sure you have a place to hang guests coats
- Toss or Donate - items that are no longer needed, wanted or loved
- Organize + Contain - Group like items together, label as needed. Start new systems
- Practice - take it out, put it away - make sure it works
- Slipper basket - if you prefer shoes off inside your home, provide a basket with socks or slippers for guests to slip on upon arrival. This will help them feel more comfortable without their shoes.
- Garment Care Kit - Keep a lint roller, sweater shaver, and any other garment care items in a basket for any clothing "uh-ohs".
Having a clean home starts with having and maintaining a good workable routine. This routine can and will save you time and money. You will be able to stay on top of repairs. Once you find what really works for you, it becomes second nature. Get your family involved and make cleaning fun. If your house is organized and clean, you will feel less stressed. Less stress equals more time to do things that you want to do because you aren't stressing about what needs to be done. Company is always welcome and you don't have to feel anxious about your house being company ready. You will always be ready, whenever the mood strikes for a family or friend get together at your place!
Make it a great one!
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