Household Schedule


JANUARY


THOROUGHLY CLEAN LIVING ROOM:
  • Wipe woodwork, wash walls, wash windows
  • Wash furniture, vacuum furniture
  • Rotate cushions, clean coat closet
  • EVERY DAY


    morning:
  • wash dishes
  • wipe counters
  • plan dinner
  • make beds, straighten bedrooms and bathroom
  • straighten and vacuum living room
  • FEBRUARY


  • go through filing cabinets
  • afternoon:
  • make necessary phone calls
  • finish any laundry started in a.m.
  • work on assigned housecleaning
  • start dinner
  • if children come home from school in mid afternoon, try to work with them just a little on a book or picture for a fun break
  • try to have dinner by 5:30
  • MARCH:


    THOROUGHLY CLEAN KITCHEN:
  • clean kitchen cupboards
  • Wipe woodwork
  • Clean oven
  • Clean out pantry
  • Wash walls
  • Wash entire appliances, and under them
  • Wash windows
  • Wash small appliances
  • evening:
  • wash dishes, wipe counters, sweep
  • assemble outfits and bookbags
  • pack lunches
  • empty wastebaskets
  • update organizer, handle day's mail and papers
  • APRIL:


    THOROUGHLY CLEAN MASTER BEDROOM
  • clean out drawers
  • seasonal sorting
  • clean out bedroom closet
  • vacuum under furniture
  • wipe woodwork
  • wash walls
  • wash furniture
  • wash windows
  • turn mattresses
    apply weed and feed
  • SUNDAY


  • filing, to-do list
  • MAY:


    THOROUGHLY CLEAN A CHILD'S BEDROOM
  • clean out drawers
  • seasonal sorting
  • clean out bedroom closet
  • vacuum under furniture
  • wipe woodwork
  • wash walls
  • wash furniture
  • wash windows
  • turn mattresses
  • clean out drawers
  • seasonal sorting
  • sort toys
  • MONDAY


  • straighten, dust & vacuum bedrooms
  • work on 1 annual chore 1st week
  • JUNE:


    THOROUGHLY CLEAN ANY OTHER CHILDREN'S BEDROOMS:
  • clean out drawers
  • seasonal sorting
  • clean out bedroom closet
  • vacuum under furniture
  • wipe woodwork
  • wash walls
  • wash furniture
  • wash windows
  • turn mattresses
  • sort toys
    gardening prep
  • TUESDAY


  • clean kitchen & bathroom
  • clean laundry room - 2nd week
  • JULY:


    THOROUGHLY CLEAN BATHROOM
  • clean out linen closet
  • clean out bathroom cabinets
  • wipe woodwork
  • wash walls
  • wash window
    wash wastebaskets
  • WEDNESDAY


  • straighten, and dust living room
  • sort magazines & newspapers
  • work on 1 annual chore, 3rd week
  • AUGUST:


  • clean out shed
  • THURSDAY


  • clean out fridge
  • wash fridge, inside & out, 1st week
  • compile grocery shopping list and collect coupons
  • SEPTEMBER:


    THOROUGHLY CLEAN LAUNDRY ROOM:
  • wipe woodwork
  • wash windows
  • wash walls
  • clean out laundry cabinets
  • wash laundry appliances
    apply weed & feed
    clean out oven
  • FRIDAY


  • grocery shopping
  • pay bills, straighten desk
  • water plants
  • work on 1 annual chore, 2nd week
  • wipe out oven - 4th week
  • OCTOBER:


  • rotate mattresses
  • wash pads
  • clean out drawers
  • sort seasonal
  • clean out bedroom closets
  • clean out attic
  • SATURDAY


  • catch up, relax, or family day!
  • NOVEMBER:


  • vacuum under furniture
  • clean cupboards
  • DECEMBER:


  • Christmas prep
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