How to start Spring Cleaning like a Minimalist

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Ultimate Spring cleaning checklist

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

It’s almost time to start the ultimate de-clutter of the year: Spring Cleaning.

I know that it can feel overwhelming when you start cleaning. Where do you start first?

Cleaning out the cobwebs, dust and unneeded items around your home can help you to feel refreshed, energized, and have more peace of mind.

Minimalism is a great way to keep your home clean, and to heave better mental health as well! At the end of this post, I will talk a little bit about my eBook “Easy Minimalism”, but for now, here is a room-by-room checklist to help you clean your whole home!

Ultimate spring cleaning checklist

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Start cleaning

This checklist is going to help you clean every room in your house, and make spring cleaning easier!

Whether you lean toward the minimalism lifestyle, or just need a cleaner living space, this list will help you out.


clean bedroom, spring cleaning
  • Wash all bedding
  • Set the beds
  • Go through clothing and donate clothing you no longer wear/like
  • Clean tops of dressers/vanities
  • Get rid of any bedding with stains or holes
  • Clean any mirrors
  • Vacuum or sweep floors


clean living area
  • Clean Coffee Table
  • Set the couch
  • Put away or straighten all throw pillows and blankets
  • Clean all remotes
  • Straighten up console/game areas
  • Vacuum or sweep floors
  • Minimize trinket-y items


bathroom clean sink
  • Clean/scrub the bathtub
  • Wipe down the sink
  • Clean the toilet
  • Mop the floor
  • Wash all floor mats
  • Clean any items on the sink (vases, toothbrush holder, soap containers)


clean kitchen
  • Clean out drawers of anything you no longer use or need
  • Deep clean the oven: Stove top and inside the oven
  • Mop the floor
  • Clean out cabinets
  • Purge any expired food items from fridge and pantry
  • Clean out the fridge
  • Clean table/eating area
  • If you have one, clean the microwave


  • Clean out closets, donate any items you no longer need
  • Wipe down windows and glass surfaces
  • Dust and wipe down all surfaces
  • Clean the floors
  • Get rid of any trash that may be lying around

Interested in a more minimalistic lifestyle?

I can’t stand clutter.

It makes it hard for me to concentrate on my family, exercise, or focus on work.

There is a way to get rid of the mess, without feeling like your home is unlivable. I want to share my tips for simpler living with you, to help you feel more at ease in your home, less stressed, and able to really clear your mind.

What is minimalism, and what is all the hype about?

Minimalism is a way of life, living simply, and enjoying your life without all the clutter.

Minimizing the things you own can help you think clearer, feel better, and get rid of the dust and clutter that keeps you bogged down.

These tips have really helped me apply minimalism to my own life, and I hope they can help you as well!

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