As the weather becomes warmer and the days grow longer, there’s something in all of us that craves a fresh start. Spring cleaning can feel like an intimidating task to dive into unprepared. Without proper planning, you can find yourself buried in a mountain of chores and feeling overwhelmed by half-finished tasks. Luckily, there are plenty of free spring cleaning printables that can help keep you on track ... even if you've put off spring cleaning until summer.
Free Printables to Help with Spring Cleaning
A great way to ease into a spring cleaning is to break down your tasks by assigning a different room for each day of the week. This will prevent you from becoming too overwhelmed because your focus will remain on one space at a time. Mallory of Classy Clutter designed this daily cleaning schedule with tasks that can be accomplished in just one hour a day. This list is great because it includes a day for your craft room. We all know that this is definitely a room that can easily get out of hand, if you let it! (download here)
If a loose schedule is more your style, you might want to try out the checklist method. This printable from Clean Mama offers a great basic checklist that can be applied to every room. This leaves your schedule more open to customization. (download here)
Not everyone enjoys working on one room at a time, but rather one entire task at a time. For example, instead of vacuuming one room, you may prefer to vacuum the entire floor. The following checklist, made by Alli of Scattered Squirrel, is unique in that you can mark your progress as you go, but the list isn’t restricted by each room. There are also blank spaces provided, so you can customize the chart according to your home and its needs. (download here)
If you are interested in a deep cleaning, you may find yourself wanting to spread your tasks throughout the course of an entire month! This method would work great if you have a busy personal schedule. This calendar was created for you to focus on one particular task a day, which many people might prefer if you would rather not dedicate an entire day to deep cleaning. (download here)
Some of us just can’t be put into a box. If that applies to you, then customizing an entire spring cleaning list is for you. This printable from Just a Girl gives you everything you need to fill in your own spring cleaning goals. You can list your rooms and assign tasks custom to your home. If you’re someone who works better with a deadline, this printable includes a space for a due date. (download here)
For those who are looking for a very detailed list, check out this room by room, incredibly in-depth packet from Imperfect Homemaking. Many of the tasks are small and take no time to complete, so don’t be intimidated by the size! (download here)
Now that you’ve found the perfect list to get you started, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and get to work! Happy Cleaning!