Fall Cleaning Checklist to Make Cleaning a Breeze

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Fall Cleaning Checklist to Make Cleaning a Breeze

As Fall is almost upon us and we are having a rainy week here on Long Beach Island it might be time to get a jumpstart on your Fall cleaning! Below we have put together a cleaning checklist, room by room to try and make things a little easier!


  • Clean on top of the refrigerator and cabinets
  • Organize your pantry and throw away any old food
  • Clean out your refrigerator and throw away any old food
  • Vacuum under fridge and any other movable appliances or shelves
  • Clean the food trap in your dishwasher
  • Vacuum and mop floors
  • Wipe down all cabinets and baseboards


  • Go through your closet(s) and donate anything you haven’t worn or plan to
  • Swap out warm weather clothing for colder weather clothing (keep a few summer pieces, it’s not winter yet!)
  • Wash blinds and curtains
  • Vacuum everywhere, including under your bed, dressers and closets
  • Flip or rotate your mattress
  • Wash all bed linens including the bed skirts, covers, pads and sheets
  • Replace bedding with warmer blankets
  • Dust and polish all furniture


  • Deep clean the shower, toilet and sink with bleach
  • Wash shower curtains and liners
  • Check all grout and make repairs where necessary
  • Throw away all outdated medications
  • Check all fixtures for leaks and clogs
  • Vacuum and mop floors


  • Wash all curtains and blinds
  • Dust and polish furniture
  • Vacuum all upholstery
  • Vacuum all floors and under furniture
  • Vacuum and shampoo carpets
  • Clean out the fireplace
  • Have your chimney and flues inspected and cleaned


  • Dust and wash all light fixtures
  • Dust and clean all baseboards and door frames
  • Vacuum and shampoo carpets
  • Wash your walls and touch up with paint where needed
  • Check all light bulbs and replace where needed
  • Check batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Check your fire extinguishers
  • Clean out your dryer vent
  • Dust and wash all air vents
  • Mop all floors
  • Change your air filters

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