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Do you make a list of spring cleaning chores?

Ellis in Tacoma, WA
Oct. 11, 2017

My husband thinks I am crazy because I start making a list of spring cleaning chores. Do you make a list?

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Crystal in Elwood, IN
July 19, 2017

Yes I ALWAYS have to make a detailed list when it comes to cleaning. I find it helps  give me a plan or sense of direction and also i'm not trying to remember every little thing and then end up forgetting the important things I wanted done. I feel overwhelmed and scatter brained if I don't first write out a list of whatever I may need to tackle throughout the week!

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User in Amarillo, TX
June 22, 2017

Yes! I usually break the list into rooms and then into subcategories under each room. It makes completing each room seem a little more easy to complete than looking a larger, longer list. :)

K in Johnstown, PA
June 22, 2017

So, I'm not the only one. lol My list' drive my husband insane though. To him it looks daunting. To me it looks more achievable and actually helps me stay on task.

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Yes! I love lists!! Definitely a good way to keep organized and motivated.

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Yes! It lets my housekeeper know what's expected that day. Also, I write it the night before so I'm not forgetting anything. It really helps both of us.

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User in Brooklyn, NY
April 10, 2017

Hi. I'm new here. Lol

I don't make a list, but it sounds like it may be a good idea. At least to make a list of the priorities.

Ralynna, I would like to have one of those helpful templates, please.

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A list always helps me stay on task and keep me goal oriented. 

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I dont normally make a list, I just plan to tackle every inch! Removing dust from behind furniture and from baseboards is one of my main spring cleaning goals though! ;)

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User in Hereford, AZ
May 16, 2017

Sometimes I do..

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Your in Dallas, TX
June 22, 2017

Absolutely, lists are what keep your life orderly and help you make sure you get everything accomplished that you intended to do.  Generally there are things that are continually being added as I go through the process of working through the list so it becomes a continual thing that needs to be rewritten throughout the year many times.  That is why I generally have two lists.  One for the major seasonal items and one for the more immediate things that always need attention.

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Yes I have also found great helpful templates on line

User in Brooklyn, NY
April 8, 2017

I'd like to have one, thank you.

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Stacie in Humble, TX
Aug. 31, 2018

Yes! Lists are great, you don't forget the little things, it is easier to figure out how much time is needed to clelan. Plus, you can check off each item, and feel good about all you have done.

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Yes, I make a list to help me stay on task!!

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You're right. It's great to work with goals. Organization and determination. It's wonderful when the list is completed successfully.

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Shelbi in Fresno, CA
Aug. 20, 2018

Yes. I always make a check list so that I can mark tasks off as I go to avoid missing anything

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I make a list for chores year-round, along with how frequently they should be done, very often. I haven't fully done it for my current home, but I would make lists for spring cleaning at minimum! (Then again, I'm a bit feather-brained - so I write everything down!)

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yes its better to have a list to go by this way nothing is forgotten

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absolutely, because if your like me i am very forgetful so i make a list of what to do first and i check it off when im done

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yeah lists are good to check off to make sure you don't forget anything

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User in Boston, MA
July 18, 2018

yes make a list so you do not forget, its easier that way so you won't get sidetracked

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Yes!!!!  I love lists....makes me feel like I have accomplished something, even if nobody can see it... 

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Lists are always helpful! They ensure that you don't forget any details. You keep doing you! Don't let others make you feel bad for doing what works for you. Plus, I personally love lists.

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User in Laredo, TX
Feb. 24, 2019

Spring cleaning is the whole house from top to bottom inside and out all the way around.

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No I don't personally make a list but I do believe its a good idea espeacially if your going to have someone else do it.

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I always make a spring cleaning list. I try to write down things I'm thinking of at the time that I may overlook or not think of at the time.

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Yes.i live by lists.this way i know i got everything done!

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No. I generally just dive right in and the rest just follows. But, if it's easier for you to keep track, why not?

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Nola in Tyler, TX
Oct. 29, 2018

yes I do, making a list will save you time, also will help so you won't forget anything

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Yes..a list is being organized. As a housekeeper myself..being organized keeps thingsb moving along nicely.

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Nope. I clean all year round. It is easier that way.

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I make a list! :)

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