A Cleaning Checklist to Get You Through the Week

Here is a quick checklist to keep your house clean for unexpected guests. Follow this plan so you never have to spend the whole weekend cleaning.


1. Make your bed

2. Wipe down bathroom counters after getting washed up morning and night

3. Empty/load dishwasher

4. Take out trash

5. Do a nighttime sweep to put toys, loose papers, and other stray objects in their place

6. Wipe down counters, table, and sink


1. Dust all hard surfaces

2. Vacuum and/or mop floors

3. Wipe down appliances

4. Wipe down countertops

5. Wipe down mirrors

6. Clean all sinks

7. Clean toilets

8. Clean and scrub showers and tubs

9. Toss any food that has expired

Source: www.realsimple.com