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Holiday Cleaning Checklist

Holiday Cleaning Checklist

Preparing for the holidays involves more than just decorating and gift-giving; it’s about creating a welcoming environment by undertaking a thorough cleaning routine. Cleaning not only enhances the aesthetics of the space but also symbolically clears the slate for the festive joy ahead. Whether it’s dusting off ornaments, refreshing linens, or polishing surfaces, each effort contributes to a home ready to embrace the magic of the season and share in the spirit of gratitude and cheer.

General Cleaning:

  1. Dust and Clean Surfaces:
    • Shelves
    • Tables
    • Countertops
    • Cabinets
  2. Vacuum and Steam Clean Floors:
    • Carpets
    • Hardwood floors
    • Tiles
  3. Clean Windows and Glass Surfaces:
    • Windows
    • Mirrors
    • Glass decorations
  4. Dust and Wipe Electronics:
    • TV screens
    • Computer screens
    • Gaming consoles
  5. Clean Light Fixtures and Ceiling Fans:
    • Remove dust and cobwebs


  1. Clean Appliances:
    • Oven
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator (inside and out)
  2. Wipe Down Countertops and Cabinets:
    • Remove clutter
  3. Clean Sink and Drain:
    • Use a mild cleaner or baking soda and vinegar
  4. Empty and Clean Trash Bins:
    • Replace liners

Living Room:

  1. Fluff and Steam Clean Furniture:
    • Vacuum and Steam Clean upholstery
    • Clean cushions
  2. Clean and Vacuum Carpets/Rugs:
    • Consider professional cleaning for deep stains


  1. Change Bed Linens:
    • Wash sheets, pillowcases, and duvet covers
  2. Dust and Wipe Furniture:
    • Nightstands, dressers, etc.


  1. Scrub and Disinfect Surfaces:
    • Sink
    • Countertop
    • Shower/tub
  2. Clean and Disinfect Toilet:
    • Including handles and flush button
  3. Replace Towels:
    • Hang fresh towels


  1. Clean and Inspect Holiday Decor:
    • Wipe down ornaments
    • Check lights for safety
  2. Dust and Clean Seasonal Items:
    • Wreaths
    • Candles
    • Figurines

Outdoor Areas:

  1. Clean and Store Outdoor Furniture:
    • Wipe down and cover if necessary
  2. Clear Pathways and Driveway:
    • Remove leaves, snow, or debris


  1. Check and Replace Batteries:
    • Smoke detectors
    • Remote controls
  2. Organize and Declutter:
    • Donate items you no longer need
  3. Inspect and Replace Furnace Filters:
    • Ensure your heating system is efficient
  4. Stock Up on Cleaning Supplies:
    • Make sure you have all the necessary supplies for quick touch-ups during the holidays.

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