These spring cleaning tips and tricks will help have your house completely spotless in no time! Spring is my favorite time of the year. There’s nothing I love more than opening all the windows and cleaning every nook and cranny of my house. But there are times I avoid cleaning something because it seems too complicated.
Since finding all these spring cleaning tips and tricks everything is so much easier now. I’ve learned better ways to clean simple things and easier ways to clean the super dirty things. I already loved cleaning before but nothing feels better than learning how to do things with less effort. Especially since having kids.
Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links and if you go through them to make a purchase I will earn a commission. Keep in mind that I link these companies and their products because of their quality and not because of the commission I receive from your purchases.
make a list ~ if you’re anything like me, you love checking things off a list. It makes cleaning so much more satisfying to have a huge long list to cross every little thing you do off of. This complete spring cleaning checklist includes a free printable at the bottom to make sure you don’t miss anything and give you the extra satisfaction of checking things off.
use baking soda ~ cleaning products can get expensive, especially natural ones. But one of the best nontoxic cleaning products to use is baking soda. There is a ridiculous amount of things you can clean with baking soda and the best part, it’s cheap!
wash your washing machine ~ I never thought to do this until my washing machine started smelling not-so-clean. I mean seriously it’s being washed out with soap every single time it’s used. But somehow it can still get that mildew smell and have gunk build up inside.
make your own carpet deodorizer ~ honestly I don’t usually use carpet deodorizer. But after seeing how easy it is to make my own and how fresh it leaves my rugs I can’t imagine not using it!
easy way to clean window tracks ~ I hate cleaning the window tracks. They gross me out so I just avoid them and open the top half of my windows. But after doing it this way it’s super easy! I never realized how nice it was to have almost like new window tracks.
clean any kind of window blind ~ another thing that I put off or make my husband do because it’s so annoying. Plus I have a few different kinds of blinds in my house. This post covers easy ways to clean any kind of window blind.
don’t forget the air vents ~ air vents are easy to forget because if you clean the outside it looks clean but the inside usually isn’t. This post will walk you through how to easily clean the outside and the inside of your air vents so they feel like new.
declutter and organize as you go ~ while you clean out cupboards and drawers, declutter and organize them while you have everything out. By getting rid of stuff you don’t need you make more space. Then by the time you’re done cleaning the house everything will be organize too.
a better way to clean the bathtub ~ my tub has never been cleaner until I used this method. I never though thought to use tiny scrubbers to get in all the cracks and can’t believe what a difference it makes. It’s whiter than ever and feels so much cleaner.
Related → The Complete Spring Cleaning List
cleaning hard water stains ~ we have unreasonably hard water for living in town. I always thought that town water was softer because it cleaned and treated before getting to our house. But no it’s just as hard as well water. So I was so excited to finally get rid of some of those hard water stains around the house. And she uses my favorite cleaner, vinegar!
safely remove mold from the bathroom ~ we’ve had mold in our bathroom before but no matter what we did it always came back. Since using these tips it hasn’t come back but if it does I know exactly what to do to clean it again.
easy way to clean stove burner pans ~ when we had an electric stove I hated cleaning the stove pans. Nothing would get off the burnt on stains no matter what I did. Of course this was the one thing I never tried but I wish I knew about it back then. Her method is so simple and the burner pans look almost new!
get your sink to shine ~ I love having a clean sink. Not just like no dirty dishes but when the sink looks brand new. With these easy steps I was able to make it shine better than when we took it out of the box. Okay probably not but it was pretty close.
Related → 32 Simple Ways to Live Frugally
deep clean the refrigerator ~ I deep cleaned my refrigerator once. The day we moved into our house. And that was it. I clean it when something gets spilled or leaks but never the whole thing at once. After using this simple method I will definitely being deep cleaning our fridge a lot more often.
don’t forget to clean the car ~ it’s a good idea to include your car in spring cleaning after letting all the garbage pile up all winter. At least that’s what happens at my house. It’s too cold to stand out there and clean out the cars when it’s so cold.