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25 Incredibly Useful Spring Cleaning Cheat Sheets

Dedicated to procrastinators and lazy people everywhere.

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1. For a time-tested guide to assembling your cleaning team.

Get details about each of these and why they're useful from Better Homes and Gardens.
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Get details about each of these and why they're useful from Better Homes and Gardens.

2. For jump-start motivation that you can tackle over 10 days.

It just requires 13 cleaning items that you probably guiltily own already. Sign up to take it here.
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It just requires 13 cleaning items that you probably guiltily own already. Sign up to take it here.

3. For a colorful and fun way to break each room down into steps that are actually doable.

Read about the system on Mommy Moment — these are great for kids, but also could make cleaning each room much less overwhelming.
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Read about the system on Mommy Moment — these are great for kids, but also could make cleaning each room much less overwhelming.

4. For choosing the natural cleaning ingredient that will actually fix your problems.

Read more in-depth info on Earth 911.
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Read more in-depth info on Earth 911.

5. For times when you really just want to start small.

Your phone is grosser than you think.
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Your phone is grosser than you think.

6. For a timed routine that will keep you motivated on a Sunday afternoon.

Getting a little bit done > getting nothing done. Get the printable and more info on Somewhat Simple.
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Getting a little bit done > getting nothing done. Get the printable and more info on Somewhat Simple.

7. For the days you feel extra inspired by the KonMari method.

This is *definitely* a depends-on-the-day thing. Check out Juju Sprinkles for more detailed step-by-steps.
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This is *definitely* a depends-on-the-day thing. Check out Juju Sprinkles for more detailed step-by-steps.

8. For a logical approach to sorting through the space under your sink, the top of your closet, or your shoe collection.

Get it from The Handmade Home.

9. For helping kids sort through their old toys.

Read more on Home, Simply Organized.

10. For an effective way to actually get that stain out of the rug.

Read more on Organizing Made Fun.

11. For making space on your shelves to hold new books.

From Our Daily Craft.

12. For making enough room in your makeup kit that it will actually zip closed.

From Apartment Therapy.

13. For tackling those mystery condiments in your fridge door and pantry.

Read more on Women's Health.

14. For cleaning the brushes that touch your face every morning.

Read more details about how to do this on The Beauty Department.
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Read more details about how to do this on The Beauty Department.

15. For figuring out how long to keep that one medical bill.

Read tips and download a printable PDF version of this cheat sheet at The Soccer Mom.
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Read tips and download a printable PDF version of this cheat sheet at The Soccer Mom.

16. For scrubbing off years of cooked-on grime from your favorite cookware.

Read more details about each technique on Babble.
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Read more details about each technique on Babble.

17. For cleaning your washing machine when it starts to smell like gunk and funk.

It happens! Read more about it on Pin Tried It.
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It happens! Read more about it on Pin Tried It.

18. For figuring out how to make your bedroom look nice, always.

Check out more room-by-room ideas on The Tidy Maids.
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Check out more room-by-room ideas on The Tidy Maids.

19. For squeaky-clean floors all over your house (and even in your garage).

From the Chicago Tribune.
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From the Chicago Tribune.

20. For getting that weird smell out of your guest room mattress.

From Simple Green.

21. For small fixes that will make a big difference.

Head over to Vibrant Doors for more dollar store home ideas.
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Head over to Vibrant Doors for more dollar store home ideas.

22. For washing and polishing your exterior windows so they get clean...and stay that way.

They will magically repel water! From Clera Windows.

They will magically repel water! From Clera Windows.

23. For figuring out how you should get rid of something.

Although sometimes it's OK to just toss something, and recognize and appreciate yourself for actually throwing that thing away! Read more about the specifics on Adventures of a Thrifty Mama.
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Although sometimes it's OK to just toss something, and recognize and appreciate yourself for actually throwing that thing away! Read more about the specifics on Adventures of a Thrifty Mama.

24. For a single printout that will help you accomplish everything in one day.

Download a printable version to tape to the door of your cleaning cabinet on The Happier Homemaker.
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Download a printable version to tape to the door of your cleaning cabinet on The Happier Homemaker.

25. And for squashing that procrastination bug that always tries to get in your way.

From the University of British Columbia.
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