Fall Deep Cleaning Checklist

Fall Deep Cleaning Checklist

Deep cleaning isn’t just for springtime. Doing a deep clean on your home in the fall helps prep for any holiday guests you might have and gets your home sparkling clean ahead of the winter season when your home is closed up against the chill. Here are the tasks you’ll want to have on your fall deep cleaning checklist.

Throughout the Home

  1. Wash windows, window sills and window grooves
  2. Remove and rinse window screens
  3. Clean baseboards
  4. Clean doors, door knobs and light switch plates
  5. Dust the tops of doors and door frames
  6. Spot clean rugs and carpets
  7. Clean under area rugs
  8. Vacuum under beds and furniture
  9. Condition leather furniture
  10. Clean and condition wood furniture
  11. Wash walls
  12. Clean the washer and dryer
  13. Wash curtains, drapes and blinds
  14. Clean cobwebs from corners and along ceilings
  15. Dust ceiling fans
  16. Have fireplace/chimney professionally cleaned

Kitchen & Bathroom

  1. Clean refrigerator coils
  2. Clean inside and underneath refrigerator
  3. Clean inside the dishwasher
  4. Clean the oven
  5. Clean grout in kitchen and bathroom
  6. Clean and condition wooden cabinets in the bathroom and kitchen
  7. Wash and disinfect all trash cans
  8. Polish/seal granite countertops

Living Areas

  1. Vacuum furniture and underneath it
  2. Vacuum between and underneath furniture cushions
  3. Clean and disinfect all keyboards and remote controls
  4. Clean all screens and glass (TV, framed photos, etc)
  5. Dust living plants leaves
  6. Wash artificial plants


  1. Wash/refresh bedding materials that are rarely washed such as pillows and comforters
  2. Vacuum and flip or rotate mattress (follow manufacturer instructions)
  3. Switch to cold weather linens on beds
  4. Swap out summer clothes for fall and winter attire

If you need a helping hand (or a few) with your fall deep cleaning checklist, the Clean Up Club is ready and waiting to assist you with your seasonal deep clean! We’ll help you scrub every nook and cranny until your home is gleaming and ready for fall and winter.

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