A Handy Cleaning Schedule for Your Home

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Keeping your home tidy just got a whole lot easier with this cleaning schedule about how often you should clean everything in your house every day, week, month, and year!

Raise your hand if you find it hard to tackle certain household chores, specifically keeping your space tidy. Keeping your home clean every day, such as sweeping, can sometimes be totally daunting. Who knew that adulthood is a cycle of sanitizing the sinks, sweeping the floor, and wiping tables & windows? Plus, how often do you need to clean everything? Because, to be honest, we can’t clean everything every single day.

This is why Good Housekeeping created a handy to help you keep your home tidy and to stay on top of your house cleaning chores every day, week, month, and year.

Cleaning Schedule Every Day

Doing these tasks every day can cut down on future scrubbing and reduce harmful bacteria & germs.

  • Clean coffee maker
  • Clean dirty dishes
  • Do laundry, as needed
  • Make bed
  • Sanitize kitchen & bathroom sinks
  • Squeegee shower walls
  • Sweep kitchen floors
  • Wipe down bathroom surfaces
  • Wipe down kitchen counters & table

Cleaning Schedule Every Week

Clean one room or task each day to make it easier and less overwhelming. For example, every Monday, vacuum floors & furniture.

  • Change bedding
  • Clean microwave
  • Clean mirrors
  • Dust furniture
  • Mop kitchen & bathroom floors
  • Sanitize sponges
  • Scrub bathroom surfaces
  • Toss expired food
  • Vacuum floors & furniture
  • Wipe down kitchen appliances

Cleaning Schedule Every Month

Similar to your weekly cleaning chores, split up these monthly tasks. You can also ask for help from your partner and kids! #Teamwork

  • Clean dishwasher, laundry machines, & vacuum
  • Dust & clean light fixtures
  • Dust blinds
  • Vacuum vents & woodwork

Cleaning Schedule Every 3-6 Months

These tasks are as important as the other cleaning chores, so don’t forget to do them!

  • Clean inside of oven
  • Clean out freezer
  • Clean patio surfaces & furniture
  • Clean range hood
  • Clean under & behind furniture
  • Descale coffee maker
  • Freshen drains & garbage disposal
  • Vacuum mattress
  • Wash car
  • Wash pillows & comforters
  • Wash shower curtain liner
  • Wipe down inside of fridge

Cleaning Schedule Every Year

Deep clean these areas of your home every year.

  • Clean around dryer & vents
  • Clean chimney & fireplace
  • Clean drapes & curtains
  • Clear out gutters
  • Deep clean carpet & upholstery
  • Deep clean windows

Yes, you should indeed clean your home, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend ages on this task. We hope that this cleaning schedule by Good Housekeeping can help you speed up the process of keeping your home spic and span!

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