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The Ultimate Cleaning and Organization Checklist for Your Home

Keeping a household clean and organized can feel like a never-ending task. With so many different chores to do, it can be overwhelming to figure out where to start. That's why we've created the ultimate household chore list, so you can stay on top of your home's cleanliness and organization. From daily tasks to seasonal cleaning, this list has everything you need to keep your home in top shape.

Daily Tasks:

  1. Make the bed

  2. Wipe down kitchen counters

  3. Wash dishes or load them into the dishwasher

  4. Sweep or vacuum the floors

  5. Wipe down bathroom counters and clean the toilet

  6. Tidy up any clutter or messes

Weekly Tasks:

  1. Dust all surfaces, including furniture, picture frames, and decor

  2. Mop or deep clean floors

  3. Clean all mirrors and windows

  4. Change bed sheets and pillowcases

  5. Wipe down appliances and kitchen cabinets

  6. Scrub the bathtub, shower, and sinks

  7. Vacuum carpets and rugs

  8. Take out the trash and recycling

Monthly Tasks:

  1. Clean out the refrigerator and freezer

  2. Dust and clean all blinds and window treatments

  3. Deep clean the oven and stove

  4. Wash or vacuum curtains and upholstery

  5. Clean the baseboards and molding

  6. Organize closets and drawers

  7. Clean light fixtures and ceiling fans

Quarterly Tasks:

  1. Wash windows, both inside and out

  2. Dust and clean air vents and filters

  3. Deep clean carpets and rugs

  4. Clean out the garage or storage spaces

  5. Rotate and clean mattresses

  6. Clean out and organize cabinets and pantries

  7. Clean and organize the attic or basement

Seasonal Tasks:


  1. Deep clean and declutter the entire house

  2. Wash or dry clean winter bedding and clothing

  3. Organize outdoor spaces, including the patio and yard

  4. Clean and prepare outdoor furniture for use

  5. Service the air conditioning system


  1. Clean and maintain outdoor equipment, including lawnmowers and grills

  2. Clean and organize the garage or storage spaces

  3. Deep clean the refrigerator and freezer

  4. Clean and organize the pantry and cabinets

  5. Clean and service fans and air conditioning systems


  1. Clean and organize closets and drawers for winter clothing

  2. Clean and prepare outdoor spaces for winter

  3. Deep clean carpets and rugs

  4. Service heating systems and prepare for winter

  5. Clean and organize the attic or basement


  1. Prepare for holidays and guests

  2. Deep clean and organize the entire house

  3. Clean and service heating systems

  4. Clean and prepare indoor fireplace for use

  5. Wash or dry clean summer bedding and clothing

Keeping a household clean and organized can be a daunting task, but by breaking it down into smaller daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and seasonal tasks, it becomes much more manageable. Use this ultimate household chore list as a guide to stay on top of your home's cleanliness and organization. By doing so, you can create a comfortable and inviting living space for you and your family.


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