Daily Reminder Task List

Daily Routines & Reminders

All tasks for the Foyer, Living Room & Dining Room

_   clean the baseboards

_   clean the windows and mirrors if you don't do this in your weekly cleaning

_   polish the furniture, including table and chair legs,

_   vacuum under and behind furniture, including removing cushions and vacuuming under them

_   wipe down or vacuum the blinds/curtains

_   straighten and dust the bookshelves

_   clean any cobwebs and bugs from light fixtures

_   organize and cull books

_   clean any trashcans inside and out

_   clean the windowsills

_   clean the switchplates and outlet covers

_   organize and cull old mail and magazines (donate old magazines to a waiting room somewhere)

_   organize your coat closet

_   mop the hard floor if you don't do it in your weekly cleaning

_   dust the knick knacks (this is a good time to weed through and get rid of the ones you don't absolutely love)

_   declutter and straighten one drawer

_   declutter and straighten one cupboard/cabinet

_   wipe the fingerprints off of the walls

All tasks for the Kitchen (including pantry) & Porches

_   clean the counters including under and behind appliances

_   clean the windows and mirrors if you don't do this in your weekly cleaning

_   organize and discard magazines and mail

_   polish the furniture, including table and chair legs

_   wipe down or vacuum the blinds or curtains

_   straighten and dust any open shelves

_   clean any cobwebs and bugs from light fixtures

_   organize and cull cookbooks

_   clean the trashcans inside and out

_   clean the windowsills

_   clean the switchplates and outlet covers

_   clean the baseboards

_   mop the hard floor if you don't do it in your weekly cleaning

_   dust the knick knacks (and this is a good time to weed through and get rid of the ones you don't absolutely love!)

_   declutter and straighten one drawer

_   declutter and straighten one cupboard/cabinet

_   wipe the fingerprints off of the walls

_   organize and cull magazines (donate old ones to a waiting room somewhere)

_   clean out freezer and wipe down inside, defrosting if necessary

_   clean out the pantry

_   sweep the porch and throw away dead plants

_   wipe down porch furniture

_   wipe down the fronts and exposed sides of cabinets

_   clean the oven

_   clean out under kitchen sink

_   clean stove fan

_   clean out the refrigerator and wipe down the inside

All tasks for the Master Bedroom (including closet & bathroom) & Kids\' Rooms

_   clean the bathroom vanities

_   clean the windows and mirrors if you don't do this in your weekly cleaning

_   polish furniture, including table and chair legs

_   vacuum under and behind furniture

_   wipe down or vacuum the blinds/curtains

_   straighten and dust the bookshelves

_   clean any cobwebs and bugs from light fixtures

_   organize and cull books

_   clean the trashcans inside and out

_   clean the windowsills

_   clean the switchplates and outlet covers

_   clean the baseboards

_   mop the hard floor if you don't do it in your weekly cleaning

_   dust the knick knacks (this is a good time to weed through and get rid of the ones you don't absolutely love!)

_   declutter and straighten one drawer

_   declutter and straighten one cupboard/cabinet

_   wipe the fingerprints off of the walls

_   organize and cull magazines (donate old ones to a waiting room somewhere)

_   clean out under the bathroom sink, discarding empty or old bottles

_   clean out under your bed

_   clean the bathroom scale

_   wipe down the bathroom cabinets

_   deep clean shower/tub, including under valve covers

_   clean under a child's bed

_   clean under a child's bed

_   wash the mattress pads

All tasks for the Den/Family Room, Other Room (office, craft room, extra bedroom, etc.) & Powder Room

_   clean any counters

_   clean the windows and mirrors if you don't do this in your weekly cleaning

_   polish furniture, including table and chair legs

_   vacuum under and behind furniture; remove cushions and vacuum under them

_   wipe down or vacuum the blinds/curtains

_   straighten and dust the bookshelves

_   clean the cobwebs and bugs from light fixtures

_   organize and cull books

_   clean the trashcans inside and out

_   clean the windowsills

_   clean the switchplates and outlet covers

_   clean the baseboards

_   mop the hard floor if you don't do it in your weekly cleaning

_   dust the knick knacks (and this is a good time to weed through and get rid of the ones you don't absolutely love!)

_   declutter and straighten one drawer

_   declutter and straighten one cupboard/cabinet

_   wipe the fingerprints off of the walls

_   organize and cull magazines (donate old ones to a waiting room somewhere)

_   inventory office supplies and replace stamps, paper, envelopes, and printer ink if necessary

_   police pens and pencils, trash pencils with no erasers and pens out of ink, and sharpen remaining pencils

_   clean all of the phones in the house

_   clean out under the powder room cabinet

_   wipe down the cabinets

_   police your desk - declutter, trash as necessary, organize

_   police your files - declutter, trash as necessary, shred old papers

_   wash all small area rugs in the house

_   organize and cull videos and books

_   inventory shampoo, conditioner, shaving cream, razor refills, deoderant, and other toiletries and restock as needed

All tasks for the Laundry Room, 2nd Full Bathroom, Garage, & Miscellaneous

_   clean the counters

_   clean the windows and mirrors if you don't do this in your weekly cleaning

_   organize and discard magazines and mail

_   deep clean in and around the toilet

_   vacuum under and behind large objects such as the washer/dryer or deep freezer

_   wipe down or vacuum the blinds/curtains

_   straighten and dust any shelving

_   clean any cobwebs and bugs from light fixtures

_   organize and cull garage "stuff"

_   clean the trashcans inside and out

_   clean the windowsills

_   clean the switchplates and outlet covers

_   clean the baseboards

_   mop the hard floor if you don't do it in your weekly cleaning

_   declutter and straighten one drawer

_   declutter and straighten one cupboard/cabinet

_   wipe the fingerprints off of the walls

_   wipe down the cabinets

_   deep clean shower/tub, including under valve covers

_   wash any curtains that need it

_   inventory and replace laundry detergent, fabric softener, bleach, and oxi clean if needed

_   wipe down washer and dryer, including under washer lid

_   declutter the garage

_   declutter the garage again

_   clean out your purse and briefcase

_   clean out your car

_   clean out under the bathroom sink, discarding empty or old bottles