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Spring Cleaning Checklist For A Pest Free Home

Spring Cleaning Checklist For A Pest Free Home

Spring Cleaning Checklist For A Pest Free Home

Posted February 15, 2021

Spring is on the way! Although we can’t wait for the change in season, we know that with warmer weather also comes bugs. Did you know that regular home cleaning and maintenance can help keep the bugs away? Yep, it’s true! 

That’s why we put together the ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist with indoor and outdoor tasks included. Want to print this list to check things off as you go? You can download the checklist for free below.

Indoor Chores


  • Organize the pantry (more pantry tips here)
  • Clean out the refrigerator 
  • Deep clean the stove and oven 
  • Wipe down cabinets
  • Fix any pipe leaks
  • Clean the dishwasher 
  • Mop the kitchen floors
  • Wipe down garbage cans


  • Deep clean the sink, shower, and tub
  • Wipe down counters 
  • Clean floors and walls 
  • Fix pipe and faucet leaks 
  • Recycle old towels
  • Deep clean toilets
  • Organize shelves

Laundry Room

  • Clean behind the washer and dryer
  • Wipe down the outside of the washer and dryer
  • Organize linen closets
  • Run washer on sanitize cycle

Living and Dining Room

  • Vacuum or mop floors
  • Clean under couch cushions
  • Dust curtain rods and blinds
  • Wipe down furniture


  • Wash all bedding
  • Declutter closets and drawers
  • Clean under beds
  • Rotate mattresses
  • Dust off furniture

Storage Room/Closets

  • Organize shelves
  • Store items in plastic bins
  • Donate or discard unused items
  • Keep clutter off the floor when possible

Outdoor Chores


  • Mow the lawn
  • Plant the garden
  • Remove clutter
  • Prune trees and bushes
  • Check for sprinkler leaks

House Exterior 

  • Clean windows
  • Fix weatherstripping
  • Powerwash foundation
  • Clean or pull out patio furniture
  • Clean out gutters

Don’t let this long list of tasks overwhelm you. Do a little each day and see how quickly you finish it all. Then let us at Fox Pest Control take care of any pest issues you have from there.  

To get a free estimate, give us a call at (855) 953-2002 because no bugs is simply better.

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