10 Tips to Make Spring Cleaning Easier Than Ever This Year

The idea of tackling stubborn stains and accumulated dirt can feel overwhelming. If you’re wondering where to start when you’ve got carpets that don’t look so new and a closet that needs organizing, just implement our 10 tips to make spring cleaning easier than ever this year.

10 Tips to Make Spring Cleaning Easier Than Ever This Year

Blooming flowers and warm weather signal it’s time to open your windows and start spring cleaning. You might be living in your own home, at college, or in off-campus housing, but either way, you want to make sure your home looks and feels amazing. Whether your cleaning schedule is an all-weekend project or 10 minutes cleaning session, these tips will help you complete the task quickly and more efficiently.

Start from Top to Bottom

When spring cleaning your house, experts at Cleaner Wiki recommend beginning from the ceiling to prevent you from re-cleaning or re-dusting your home. Once you’re done, dust your furniture before vacuuming the dust off your floors. offers more tips on how to clean different items in your home.

Break Cleaning into Short Chunks of Time

Although spring cleaning is a marathon, you can break it down into productive chunks of time. You can also download the 2021 printable calendar, fill in the items you want to clean plus the dates to act as a reminder. Below are some things you can clean in the next 5 minutes. 

    ● Dust Open Surfaces: Use a dusting wand to brush over open surfaces.

    ● Baseboards: Clear dust and other debris from baseboards using a microfiber mop.

Create Your Own Cleaning Solutions
If you prefer using fewer chemicals, it’s a good idea to learn how to make homemade cleaners. Mix ¾ cup rubbing oil and ¾ cup water. Add 5-10 drops of lemon juice plus one squirt of dish soap. Spray the mixture onto the surface and then wipe with a clean rug.

Use Baking Soda to Clean Stained Teacups

Clean your stained coffee mugs and teacups using baking soda. Pour into the mug two cups of water and one tablespoon baking soda. Allow the mixture to soak overnight and then rub it on the stain with a damp sponge. Rinse your mug with clean water and allow it to dry.  

Dust Your Curtain Blinds 

The beginning of spring makes you want to open the windows to allow the light in. However, you need to dust your curtain blinds. Instead of wiping each blind tediously, look for a cleaning tool that dusts several blinds at once, so that you complete the job faster.

Declutter Your Space

Clutter has physiological effects. It signals your brain tasks aren’t accomplished. It can also minimize your working memory and reduce your ability to focus. That’s why you should set aside time to dust and organize your space.  

Clean Your Bathroom

First, remove your floor mats, towels, shower curtains, and sundries from the sink. Go through the cabinets and throw away grooming items that have expired. Spray the ceiling, walls, cabinets, and shower areas to discourage mold growth. Wash shower curtains and towels before returning them.

Clear Gunk from Your Oven Door

If your oven door is covered with sauce platters try this trick, especially if you don’t want to use chemicals. Use a damp scouring pumice stone to scrub the stains and then wipe the door with a clean, wet microfiber mop.


Make Your Kitchen Trash Smell Nice 

Some foods like fish can make your trash smell bad. To make it smell better, put several dryer sheets at the bottom of the bin. They mask odors and absorb spills.

Clean Your Toilet

Most people dread cleaning their washrooms. To make the task a little less gross, use a swivel head mop that comes with a detachable pole. The pole distances you from the mess. 


Try out the tips we have shared above to make this year’s spring cleaning your most productive. The tips will save you time and leave your house sparkling clean. 

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