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Basic Cleaning Schedule Printable

I’m sure I’m not alone when the new year rolls around and I go on an organizing and purging spree!

This year, one of my personal goals for the new year was to make a cleaning schedule and KEEP it. In the past, I’ve always just cleaned “as needed” and never on a schedule. This never really worked for me and I often times felt out of control and overwhelmed. Doing three loads of laundry in a day is exhausting. With a schedule, I can easily do one load of laundry per day and consistently stay on top of the laundry and all household chores.

In preparation for the new year, I scoured the blogosphere looking for the perfect cleaning schedule. I couldn’t find a basic cleaning schedule that was just right, so I made my own!

This basic cleaning schedule is just that, BASIC. The household chores you need to tackle to keep a house picked up and tidy on a weekly basis. I also created it as a checklist so it can be laminated or covered with a page protector, that way each chore can be checked off with a dry erase marker and at the end of the week the whole thing can be erased and ready for a clean slate!

Basic Cleaning Schedule

Basic Cleaning Schedule Checklist

My favorite part about this printable is the quote. I found this quote and it’s just the words I need to remember while I’m organizing and tidying up. If it’s not useful or beautiful, there’s no place for it on home! I’m hoping that seeing this on a daily basis I’ll be able to let go of the unnecessary “stuff.”

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If you have any questions about this printable or any ideas to make it work better, leave a comment! And before you go, I have more organizing ideas here.

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38 thoughts on “Basic Cleaning Schedule Printable

  1. Great post Chelsea! I love that William Morris quote too, I try to remember that whenever I’m purging an area in our home. I think it’s time for me to get back on a cleaning schedule as well. Happy New Year!

  2. This is just what the doctor ordered for me, and at the perfect time. I only saw it because “browneyedbaker” tweeted it. I’ve never been to your blog. Well done. Maybe if we hold each other accountable we’ll stick with it! 🙂

  3. I’ve always wanted to get myself organized enough to make one of these- thanks for sharing it Chelsea… Great inspiration for a clean start to this year. Pinning it:) love the quote too – a great thing to remind yourself of.

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  6. Thank you so, so much for sharing your cleaning schedule printable!!! This is EXACTLY what I was needing. Thanks again!

  7. This is a wonderful idea! And I love the way you have your schedule set….it’s very simple and would help me stay on track lol! 🙂

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  10. Great job Chelsea! What a nice plan 🙂 Pinning!! Thank you so much for linking up with Get Your DIY On, I hope you’ll join us for February’s theme on Feb.2nd and link up projects that you love! See you there 🙂

    Mandy @ The Hankful House Blog

  11. Is there an editable version of this printable? I love the layout, but I’d like to add a few things. Thanks!

      1. Editable version would be fabulous! Very cute layout and love the idea. Being able to tweak it would be perfect.

  12. Thank you for the printable, I love it. I’ve included it in my 2014 planner and am posting about it on my blog and including a link back to you. Thanks!

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  25. Fantastic schedule. I have made my own but I lost it. Now I am going to use this one which you have posted. It is a bigger one. Best regards! Thank you!

    1. Hi Anna, the printable cleaning schedule is in the Love Your Home Vault. You should have received a confirmation email with instructions to access it.

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    1. Hi Elaine, thank you – I’m afraid I don’t remember what font this is (it’s a really old post).