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The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist (with Dumpster Tips) in Omaha

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist (with Dumpster Tips) in Omaha

Spring is coming in Omaha! The flowers will bloom soon, and we can expect brighter, warmer days. Spring is the perfect time to get out the cleaning supplies and get to work. Let’s look at a spring cleaning, room-by-room checklist, and some of the reasons a dumpster rental can improve your experience. Are you ready? Let’s go!

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist (with Dumpster Tips) in Omaha

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

This checklist includes more than the obvious wiping and dusting of your home. It’s a guide to the cleaning tasks you won’t normally include in your daily or weekly routine.

Living room and Dining Areas

  • Remove dust from the ceiling fans, and light fixtures
  • Replace non-working light bulbs
  • Wash windows and blinds
  • Launder the curtains, blankets, and throw pillows
  • Vacuum the couches
  • Steam clean or shampoo carpets and area rugs

Kitchen Areas

  • Wash the cabinet doors and clean out the cabinets
  • Clean and reorganize the pantry
  • Clean the freezer and refrigerator inside and out
  • Vacuum under the fridge
  • Clean the dishwasher
  • Deep clean your kitchen sink and disposal
  • Clean and reorganize shelves
  • Throw out the old spices


  • Organize and clean the cabinets
  • Clean the shower head
  • Reseal grout where needed

Laundry Room

  • Clean the lint trap
  • Sterilize the washing machine
  • Clean behind the dryer and washer
  • Clean the cabinet exteriors and interiors


  • Clean out your dresser drawers and reorganize
  • Store all winter clothing
  • Flip mattresses if required
  • Wash or air out the mattress pads
  • Launder the curtains
  • Wash vents and covers
  • Clean baseboards
  • Clean windows and blinds
  • Shampoo the rugs and carpets

Home Office

  • Clean and reorganize drawers
  • Shred unnecessary paperwork
  • Update maintenance logs and inventory
  • Review and update home warranty and insurance policies

Entryways and Outdoor Areas

  • Clean carpets
  • Wash and refresh thresholds and entryways
  • Clean the doormats
  • Power wash the siding and driveway
  • Clean the gutters
  • Clean and reorganize the garage

Tips for Planning Your Spring-Cleaning Strategy

  1. Start your spring cleaning duties by taking a tour of your property
  2. Create a list of areas requiring attention
  3. Start with the hard tasks first so you don’t procrastinate when you get tired
  4. Clean one room at a time, top to bottom
  5. Have cleaning solution supplies on hand. This may include all-purpose cleaners, microfiber cloths, wood furniture cleaners, baking soda, and trash bags. etc

Get Rid of the Clutter

You’ll collect a lot of clutter since your last spring cleaning. Now’s the time to throw it out. Start with the most cluttered areas and take it one step at a time. Check off each element of your checklist as you progress through it to keep you motivated.

While running through the evaluation, add your possessions to one of three categories to assess their value to you.

  1. Throw out
  2. Giveaway
  3. Store

Rent a Roll-Off Dumpster for Your Spring Cleaning

Consider getting a dumpster rental to throw out the clutter; don’t leave it for the regular trash disposal services. That strategy could end up with the council fining you. Rent a ¼ size roll-off dumpster instead. It’s affordable, and the dumpster rental company will deliver and pick up the dumpster for you.

When contacting the dumpster company to reserve the rental, tell them if you have any hazardous materials. This includes old paint or cleaning chemicals/oil. They’ll need to arrange the correct disposal procedures for these materials. Failing to notify them of these items could result in a fine.

The roll-off dumpster rental cost will depend on how far you are from the disposal site and their offices. They also consider the type of materials you want to dispose of and will take care of the permits for you.

Remember, there are plenty of households with the same idea, so book your roll-off dumpster at least six weeks in advance to avoid disappointment. Don’t wait till the last minute – preparation is key for a successful spring cleaning!

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