30 (Often Neglected) Items to Deep Clean for Fall

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Now that September is a few days away the busy school year is approaching. Now might be one of the last times we see a free weekend for a while. Getting our homes in order is a major portion of caring for your mental wellbeing. Throughout the year unnoticed messes accumulate and we often don’t attend to them enough. Here are 30 items to tackle a fall deep clean for your home, and a few you might be surprised by:

General Tidying

  • Hall Closets
  • Linen closet
  • Sock Drawer
  • Special Dry-Cleaning Items
  • Bed side table drawers
  • Bags of donations

The Kitchen

  • Pantry shelves
  • Your coffee machine
  • The Microwave
  • Inside Your dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal (get rid of that funky smell!)
  • The Silverware drawer


  • Drains and Knobs in bathrooms
  • Under the bathroom sink
  • Wash your shower curtains
  • Toothbrush Holder (Replace your toothbrush too!)
  • Shower Caddy or Shower Product shelf

Dusting & Vacuuming

  • Dust off Frames
  • Celling fans
  • Vacuum under furniture and beds
  • Windowsills
  • Vents

Items to Disinfect

  • Inside Your trash cans
  • Phones and Light Switches
  • Doorknobs
  • Electronics Remote

Miscellaneous (but important!)

  • Curtains or blinds
  • Your Washing Machine
  • Change your sheets
  • Marks on the walls (Paint or Magic Eraser)

I hope this list gave you some inspiration for your fall cleaning list! Some of these items are easily forgotten but when they are cleaned, they function in our lives with ease. Decluttering is important but taking care of the items we own is extremely important for an organized and happy lifestyle.

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