Welcome to week three of the 8 Week Cleaning Challenge!
The bathrooms are clean. The bedrooms are clean. Now it’s time to tackle the laundry room. As I created the list of things to do this week, I realize some things won’t apply to you, so you’re off the hook. If, for example, you don’t have windows in your laundry room; no need to clean something that’s not there, right?
Cleaning the Laundry Room
- Wash the Floor- If you are able, wash the floor under your washer and dryer as well. You will not believe how gross it gets under there… Here’s a peek at what mine looked like when I got under the dryer… yuck!
I used my DIY Floor Cleaner to get all the grime off the floor.
- Vacuum/Dust the Baseboards
- Dust All Surfaces- With all the lint flying around, dusting is a must. Try using a microfiber dusting mitt, like this one, to really trap dust well.
- Clean Windows & Window Sills- This Norwex Cleaning Package is my favorite cleaning “tool” ever! I highly recommend it for cleaning all the glass around your home… windows, mirrors, etc.
- Dust Blinds
- Wash Laundry Sink/Tub
- Clean your Washing Machine
- Clean your Dryer
- Organize Laundry Supplies- Toss items that are old/no longer used
- Empty the Trash- If your laundry room is small, here’s an idea for creating a lint box you can hang on the wall.
- Wash Rug(s)
- Dust/Clean Vents and Cold Air Returns
- Disinfect Door Knobs and Light Switches- Try using these DIY Cleaning Wipes
- Wash All the Laundry… Fold It… Put It Away
As always, here’s a printable cleaning list for this week: 8 Week Cleaning Challenge Laundry Room
Remember not to neglect the areas you have already cleaned (bathrooms and bedrooms). Go through each room and tidy up/clean areas that need addressing.
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