Spring Cleaning Room #3: The Living Room

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The living room typically needs the most attention since you and your guests will spend a lot of time here lounging and talking.

  1. Begin with the ceiling fan. Dust packs on the blades so you may want to cover furniture before cleaning. Use a dust mop to get off surface dust, and then, with soapy water and a rag, wipe each blade of your ceiling fan.
  2. Dust and/or vacuum any blinds or curtains. If it is safe to throw in the washer, do so. Don’t forget the rods and window sills, which also are dust collectors.
  3. If you have electronics using wires, carefully wipe clean with a dry or lightly damp cloth. Use same method to clean TV screen. You may need to turn off the power breaker before wiping anything plugged in.
  4. Whether fake or real, dust any plants.
  5. All tables should be thoroughly cleaned. Wooden tables should be oiled. Don’t forget the legs!
  6. Vacuum out couches and chairs that may have collected pet hair or food crumbs. It may be a good time to clean the fabric of the cushions with an appropriate cleaner for the material.
  7. Wash any throws or spot clean any decorative pillows missed in the step above.
  8. Vacuum and spot clean your carpets. If you’re ambitious, pull out the rug cleaner and go to work.
  9. Dust and clean with soapy water any remain surfaces.
  10. Mop floors with appropriate cleaners or a mild soap and water.

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