(Closed) Spring Cleaning – which chores are necessary?

posted 6 years ago in Home
  • poll: Which chores are you doing? (Choose more than one!)
    Cleaning out kitchen cupboards/drawers/curio cabinets : (24 votes)
    21 %
    Polishing heirloom china/silverware : (5 votes)
    4 %
    Cleaning out the garage/basement/storage locker : (22 votes)
    19 %
    Doing a full housecleaning including behind the fridge/stove : (23 votes)
    20 %
    Spring Cleaning - NO WAY! : (7 votes)
    6 %
    Curtains and windows : (21 votes)
    18 %
    Exterior of the house : (14 votes)
    12 %
  • Post # 3
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    What is huge for me is washing the curtains, windows, screens and also cleaning behind the couch/stove/fridge. Darling Husband organizes the cabinets in the kitchen all year round so it’s usually pretty good

     

    Post # 4
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    9824 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    Washing the curtains, beating out all the throw rugs, giving the entire house a good dusting.

    Post # 6
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    650 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Hmm…probably dusting baseboards, going through junk pits such as drawers in kitchen, donating things, moving furniture to vacuum….we dont have curtains but I may dust our wooden blinds!

    I think spring cleaning constitutes as anything you dont do during an normal “cleaning”.

    Post # 7
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    1815 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I’m reorganizing a couple closets and taking items to goodwill. Also, washing all the blinds and washing the cabinets. And ceiling fans too!

    Post # 8
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    2889 posts
    Sugar bee

    Darling Husband hired me a cleaning lady at the beginning of the month and she has been doing my spring cleaning 🙂 Windows washed, bathroom deep cleaned, balcony cleaned. Now she does floors and kitchen and bathroom each week and it makes me super happy to not have to come home and deal with washing floors. I highly recommend outsourceing spring cleaning if that is an option anyone is considering!

    Post # 10
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 1900

    We just scrubbed and scoured this place a few weeks ago when we moved in, so I suppose that was our Spring Cleaning adventure.

    Post # 11
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I’m going through each room and just giving everything a good cleaning! I like giving the inside of the fridge a good scrub. I already went through a bunch of our kitchen cabinets & rearranged everything to make it more efficient & fit more things. Our windows really need cleaning too.. hate that job. My biggest spring cleaning job so far was scrubbing our greenhouse! All the windows got so dirty, so I took out all our planting stuff and scrubbed every inch of the windows inside & out. Looks so much better though 🙂

    Post # 12
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    WINDOWS.

    Everything else pretty much gets done anyway. Those pesky windows, though…

    Post # 13
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    1798 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    Cleaning the oven & stove! Worst job ever, but it has to get done

    Post # 14
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    Honey bee

    I hadn’t really thought about it. Our yard needs more of a spring cleaning than the house!

    I do need to wash the windows and clean out the kitchen cabinets though.

    Post # 15
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    13099 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I don’t have to do anything this year as we are getting ready to move in to  brand new house so everything is already clean!

    Post # 16
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    111 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    We’ve been working on cleaning out our storage spaces, closets, cabinets and behind appliances. We will eventually get to curtains and windows too!

     

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