Your Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist: 23 Tasks You Don’t Want to Forget

Michael Rubino

April 21

Spring cleaning is an excellent time to dive into all of the places in our homes that don't get as much cleaning TLC throughout the rest of the year. Make sure to check off all of these tasks to get your indoor space spick and span.

Spring isn't all just sunshine and blooming flowers. It's also the time of year to make your home spotless, top to bottom. According to the American Cleaning Institute, nearly 75 percent of Americans participate in an annual spring cleaning ritual. However, there are plenty of tasks even the most diligent clean freaks tend to overlook. So, before you break out the cleaning supplies, take note of these important tasks you may be forgetting to do. Read on to hear from experts about what should be on your ultimate spring cleaning checklist.

1. Clean your shower curtain and liner.

While you may scrub your tub from time to time, when you start spring cleaning, it's time to wash off those shower curtains, too.

"Shower curtains and liners are one of those things most people forget about," says cleaning expert Marcos Francos. "They should be laundered if possible, thrown away if the liner is riddled with mold, or washed with a disinfectant such as white vinegar. The majority of shower curtains can be cleaned in a normal gentle cycle of your washing machine."

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