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How often should you clean everything?

1/3/2018 (Permalink)

Keeping your house clean and organized helps promote stress free living.

Here is a brief list of how often you should clean things in an around your house.


  • Make beds
  • Sweep floors
  • Clean Dirty dishes
  • Wipe down tables and countertops
  • Clean Coffee maker
  • Wipe down bathroom surfaces
  • Sanitize sinks


  • Mop Kitchen and bathroom floors
  • Scrub bathroom surfaces with cleaners
  • Clean mirrors
  • Dust furniture
  • Vacuum carpets and upholstery (twice a week if you have pets)
  • Change bedding
  • Toss expired food  
  • Wipe down appliances
  • Clean inside of microwave
  • Sanitize Sponges


  • Vacuum vents and woodwork
  • Dust and clean Light fixtures
  • Dust blinds
  • Clean your dishwasher, washing machine and vacuum cleaner


  • Wipe down inside of refrigerator
  • Clean range hood
  • Wash or Change shower curtain liner
  • Clean under and behind furniture
  • Clean patio/Deck surfaces and furnishings
  • Wash pillows and comforters 
  • Vacuum Mattresses
  • Descale coffee maker & tea kettle
  • Freshen drains & Garbage disposal
  • Clean inside oven
  • Clean out freezer


  • Clean Fireplace & Chimney
  • Deep clean carpets and upholstery
  • Deep clean windows
  • Clean around dryer and vent
  • Clean drapery's and curtains
  • Clean gutters
  • Clean dirt and debris from sump pump crock
  • Clean out storage areas and donate or discard any items that have not been used all year.

By following this list you can keep your house neat and tidy all year long.  But remember if any of these things are too large for you to handle SERVPRO of Midland & Gladwin counties will come and help out, Just give us a call (989)835-5015

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