Day 6-Spring Cleaning for the Rest of Us: 30 Days to a Cleaner, Fresher Home

Spring Cleaning

The Challenge:

I have started a series titled, “Spring Cleaning for the Rest Of Us-30 Days to a Cleaner, Fresher Home“. We will be going off of Martha’s spring cleaning checklist here and completing each major task, only we’ll be doing just 1 a day.

Now, I know some of you will likely go on vacation or get sick or maybe you don’t do housework on Sundays…and that’s fine. You’ll just have to double up some other days (or go a bit longer than 30 days). It’s also likely that there will be a day that doesn’t apply to you (maybe it’s a day we wax our floors and none of your floors are the type to need waxing), so you get that day off. Some of you might also have older kids that can help out with some of the more complex tasks, that’s fine too! I encourage you to get the whole family involved, cleaning is everyone’s job .

All that matters is that we get this stuff done, without getting even further behind on our day to day housekeeping.

***Day 6 Task:

Our task is going to be a bit more time consuming today. Today we will be resealing our grout lines. You may or may not have grout in your house. It’s generally found between tiles on the floor or on cabinets and also in the bathroom. It gets really gross looking really fast, so this can be a pretty tough job! I say recruit the whole family for this one!

Here’s a pretty good tutorial on resealing grout.

Reseal Grout Lines: The cement-based material between wall, floor, and countertop tiles is extremely porous and stains easily. Protect it with a penetrating grout sealer; it’s best to apply it with a small foam brush.

That’s it for today! Be sure to come back tomorrow for the next task!

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