This simple spring cleaning checklist will give you practical steps to clean and refresh your home without feeling overwhelmed!
Friends, I am the first to admit that cleaning is not my favorite thing in the world. I absolutely love to organize, but cleaning? Not so much.
Every year when spring cleaning time rolls around, I vow that this year will be different, that I will find the perfect printable on Pinterest, print it off, and complete every single task on the list!
Do you know how many times I’ve done that successfully? Approximately zero. 🙂
Oh, I’ll print off the sheet. Sometimes I even do a few of the tasks. But with 10-15 tasks usually listed for each room of the house, I quickly get discouraged and abandon my best laid plans.
A Simpler Spring Cleaning Plan
Because of my terrible track records with spring cleaning plans in the past, this year I decided that I would take matters into my own hands and come up with a plan that is 100% my own.
I call it my five point plan.
You see, while 10-15 tasks might seem overwhelming to me, five seems like a much more manageable number. I can handle five tasks in each room, especially if I get to decide what those tasks are going to be. When I came up with this brilliant plan, then, I knew I would have to create a pretty printable to go with it, so that is exactly what I did.
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My list is simple. I broke it down by area of the house and left space to add five tasks for each room. I figure that if I can hit one room each weekend for the next few months, I can easily complete my list before spring ends.
Five tasks per weekend? That I can handle. I can make them as big or small as I want and focus on the areas in my house that really need the most attention. It doesn’t get much easier than that!
Grab Your Free Spring Cleaning Checklist
Oh, and of course I’m giving you a copy of my pretty spring cleaning checklist too! Simply click below to download your free copy!
This printable comes with a blank version that you can fill in yourself. Or if you could use some help coming up with tasks for each area of the house, I’ve provided a pre-filled version as well!
Spring is a great time to tackle all of those cleaning tasks that we’ve put off forever, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming! Making small but consistent changes will help us to accomplish more than we ever dreamed, and the satisfaction we get when those tasks are completed is so incredible.
I don’t know that spring cleaning will ever be on my list of favorite tasks, but having a pretty printable (and putting on some fun music while I’m cleaning!) can make it a little more bearable!
I hope this simple printable spring cleaning checklist will help you knock some projects off of your list this year! You’ve got this!
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