As autumn leaves fall, it's time to embrace a fresh start for your home. This comprehensive Fall Cleaning Checklist will get your home ready for cozy gatherings .

Go through closets, cabinets, and drawers to declutter and donate items you no longer need. Organize seasonal clothing and accessories for easy access.

Declutter & Organize

Fireplace and Chimney

Schedule a chimney sweep and inspection to ensure your fireplace is safe for use. Clean and arrange fireplace accessories for a cozy atmosphere.

Carpets and Rugs

Sprinkle baking soda generously onto rugs. Let it sit for 15 minutes. Vacuum thoroughly to remove baking soda for a refreshed look and smell. 

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Wipe down the microwave's interior and exterior, paying extra attention to spills and stains. Use a mixture of water and vinegar to steam-clean stubborn grime.


Learn the best way to remove stubborn stains and caked-on food. This microwave cleaning hack will have your dirty microwave sparkling fast!

Clean Windows & Shower Doors

Remove hard water stains using a mixture of vinegar and baking soda. Consider applying a water repellent product to prevent future stains.

Get expert tips on how to remove hard water stains with these easy solutions, perfect for glass shower doors.

Replace or clean air filters in your heating and cooling system. Consider scheduling a professional HVAC maintenance check for optimal performance.

HVAC System

Freshen up your home by making your own homemade air freshener.  This recipe is easy to follow and uses natural ingredients that will fill your home with the refreshing scents of fall.

Neutralize Odors

Get 16 easy recipes for the best homemade cleaners to help you tackle your Fall cleaning without harsh chemicals.