Speed cleaning is a skill that can feel impossible, but with a checklist and a plan, it can be easy and doable. The Clean Mama Routine helps you keep your home clean all week long with Daily and Weekly Tasks and speed cleaning helps get it done quickly and efficiently. These three essential checklists will get you started and give you a simple method to follow. Choose one and give it a try – you can find free printable versions of these checklists in the free Cleaning Routine Guide available here.You’ll also find blog posts linked with even more details for these speed cleaning checklists.

This checklist is perfect for a quick tidy up – try it at the end of the day or before a guest pops over. 

Whole House Quick Clean Checklist

  • Quick Declutter: Start by picking up any items that are out of place. A clutter-free space instantly feels cleaner.
  • Dust Surfaces: Wipe down surfaces, including tables, shelves, and TV stands, with a microfiber cloth.
  • Vacuum or Sweep Floors: Quickly vacuum carpets or sweep hard floors to remove any dirt and debris.
  • Spot Clean: Address any visible spots on floors or furniture.
  • Freshen Up: End by spraying a light, refreshing scent or opening windows for fresh air.

Check out this post for more whole house quick cleaning tips and tricks.

A clean kitchen is important for food safety and it just makes cooking much more enjoyable.

Kitchen Quick Clean Checklist

  • Clear and Wipe Countertops: Remove items from countertops – spray thoroughly and give them a good wipe.
  • Clean the Sink: A shiny sink makes the whole kitchen feel cleaner. Don’t forget to scrub the faucet too!
  • Wipe Appliances: Give the exterior of your appliances a quick wipe, especially handles and control panels.
  • Organize and Tidy: Put away any out-of-place items and organize your kitchen tools for easy access.
  • Sweep and Mop the Floor: Quickly sweep up crumbs and mop up any sticky spots.

Check out this post for more kitchen quick cleaning tips and tricks.

A sparkling bathroom isn’t as difficult as it feels. A quick cleaning weekly helps to keep it clean. Try this routine and see how quick and easy a clean bathroom can be!

Bathroom Quick Clean Checklist

  • Clean the Mirror: A clean mirror can make a bathroom look significantly brighter and larger.
  • Tidy Countertops: Remove any unnecessary items and organize your toiletries.
  • Disinfect Surfaces: Wipe down the sink, countertop, and toilet with your favorite bathroom cleaner or disinfectant. 
  • Refresh Towels: Replace hand and bath towels with clean ones.

Check out this post for my bathroom quick cleaning tips and tricks.

These quick clean checklists are designed to make your cleaning routine manageable and effective. By focusing on these key areas – the whole house, kitchen, and bathroom – you can maintain a clean and tidy home without feeling overwhelmed. Quick cleans can make your space more inviting and lessen the need for deep cleaning sessions. Happy cleaning!