Hosting a party is a great motivator to do a good clean!
There’s no reason to stress out and try to do everything at the last minute. Follow our plan, with easy to follow lists or give us a call for more information on our pre and post party cleaning service:
• Run through the Big Clean List once thoroughly 5-7 days ahead (the weekend before is fine)
• Follow the Daily Maintenance List each day
• Do the Short Clean List the day before your guests arrive (with your planned party playlist as the musical accompaniment)
All three Cleaning Checklists are below …
Big Clean (5-7 days ahead):
Time Needed: 4-5 hours
Wash insides of windows/clean windowsills.
Move furniture – mop the floors and vacuum rugs.
Wipe all doorknobs, doorjambs and light switches.
Thoroughly dust/clean all surfaces.
Vacuum upholstery and vents.
Shake out doormat.
Replace light bulbs as needed.
Scrub sink, cooker and refrigerator.
Clean kitchen cabinet exteriors.
Clean cooker hood.
Scrub sink, toilet, bath and clean mirror.
Declutter and Recycle (clear up junk mail and old magazines, old shampoo bottles etc., put away items that should be elsewhere, pack up items for donation).
Daily Maintenance List (during party week):
Time Needed: 20 minutes per day
Make the bed.
Hang all clothes.
Do all dishes.
Wipe out sinks.
Wipe toilet seat and rim, swoosh bowl with brush.
Straighten coffee table, nightstand and kitchen and bathroom counter surfaces.
Keep rooms clutter-free.
Short Clean List (day before or day of party):
Time Needed: 60 – 90 minutes
Dust mop floors and vacuum rugs.
Dust/wipe all surfaces.
Do final clutter sweep.