3. Work top-to-bottom: It makes no sense to dislodge dust from above if you've already cleaned below. The absolute first thing to do when spring cleaning is dusting the ceiling and high parts of the walls. If the dust falls onto the ground or onto your furniture, no big deal since you will be cleaning it later in the day.
4. Your spring cleaning check list: How deep you clean is (obviously) up to you. There are thousands of spring cleaning guides and check lists on the Internet; it seems like every DIY blogger has published one. For me, the priority is always deep cleaning the kitchen and actually dusting off all of the books and bookshelves (in my house, this is a big job, as an entire wall of our living room is covered by book shelves and books). If you work full time, as I do, breaking spring cleaning down into smaller pieces and prioritizing the big, tough jobs might be the most efficient way to approach the task. Unclutterer published a very reasonable spring cleaning list; check out Martha Stewart's spring cleaning checklist if you are more ambitious. By purchasing all of your cleaning supplies before you begin spring cleaning, and by cleaning top-to-bottom and hardest-to-easiest, your spring cleaning can be efficient and tolerable.View original post.