The new year is almost here, and if your 2024 resolution includes a clean and more organized home, our cleaning checklist can turn your 2024 cleaning goals into reality! 

With some simple steps for every part of the house. Our checklist helps make cleaning easier and more manageable. By using this plan, you’ll not only achieve a cleaner space but also create a cozy and welcoming atmosphere for you and your loved ones in the year ahead.

So join us in this journey to achieve a tidy house for the New year.

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Let’s begin our house cleaning by taking care of the kitchen! It’s where the magic happens. Paying attention to kitchen hygiene not only encourages good habits like regular cleaning and proper food storage but also improves the well-being of you and your family, so let’s tidy it up and make it ready for great New Year’s Eve meals.

  • Clean stove top and backsplash.
  • Wipe fridge shelves and exterior.
  • Clean the microwave inside and out very carefully.
  • Clean your oven.
  • Sanitize the dishwasher.
  • Polish appliances.
  • Sanitize the sink.
  • Mop the floors.
  • Wipe down the countertops and cabinet exteriors.

Living Room

Now, moving into the living room; A space where we chill and gather with friends and family. It’s crucial to ensure it’s comfy and cozy for everyone on New Year’s Eve.

  • Dust all surfaces, including bookshelves, tables, and entertainment units.
  • Vacuum or mop floors.
  • Wipe down the windows and mirrors.
  • Wipe down light switches and doorknobs.
  • Vacuum carpets and cushions.
  • Straighten up pillows and cushions.
  • Organize magazines, books, or newspapers.
  • Dust and polish furniture.
  • Clean underneath and behind furniture.


A clean and organized bedroom helps you sleep better, reduces stress, and improves your overall health in the year ahead by minimizing allergens, and creating a great space to rest in.

  • Replace the bed linens and pillowcases.
  • Dust all surfaces: nightstands, dressers, etc.
  • Declutter surfaces like nightstands and dressers.
  • Flip or rotate mattresses if needed.
  • Vacuum under the bed.


Maintaining a clean bathroom is crucial for avoiding mold buildup and illnesses to create a hygienic space for you and your loved ones to use comfortably with peace of mind.

  • Scrub the sink basin, faucet, and handles with an appropriate cleaner. Don’t forget the drain!
  •  Scrub the walls, floor, and fixtures. Remove soap scum and grime. Clean shower curtains or doors.
  •  Empty and replace the trash bin liner.
  • Apply toilet cleaner to the inside of the bowl, scrub thoroughly with a toilet brush, and let it sit before flushing.
  • Wipe down the seat and lid with disinfectant or a cleaning solution.
  • Exterior: Clean the sides and base of the toilet, including any nooks and crevices.
  • Handle and Flush: Disinfect the toilet handle and the surrounding area.

Outdoor Areas

A sparkling outdoor environment is paramount for welcoming friends and family in 2024. Ensuring your outdoor spaces are immaculately maintained will set the stage for unforgettable gatherings filled with joy.

  • Sweep or rake leaves, branches, and debris.
  • Clean up the downspouts and gutters.
  • Power wash the driveway, walkways, and patio.
  • Clean exterior walls, fences, and outdoor furniture.
  • Trim bushes, hedges, and trees.
  • Trim the grass and the edges of the walkways.
  • Sweep and mop hard surfaces.
  • Wash the windows.
  • Skim and clean the pool surface.
  • Check and clean filters and pumps.
  • Scrub grill grates and interior.
  • Clean grease traps and surfaces.
  • Organize and declutter storage spaces.
  •  Sweep the garage floor.

If you carefully follow the provided checklist step by step, you’ll successfully prepare your home for a fresh start in the new year. However, tackling household cleaning tasks can be challenging, particularly during this busy time of wrapping up the year and catching up on pending tasks. That’s where professional cleaning services become a lifesaver. Cleaning companies usually offer a wide range of options, including specialized New Year cleaning, office cleaning, and maid services, stepping in precisely when you need that extra support to ensure your space is clean, comfortable, and ready for the year ahead.

The Benefits of Hiring Professional Cleaners for New Year’s Cleaning

Freeing Up Your Time for Other Year-End Tasks

With more free time, you can focus on other important things that need to be done before the year ends.

Providing a Deep and Comprehensive Clean

Getting things really clean means going deep and making sure every part gets the cleaning it needs. This thorough approach ensures that nothing is left untouched, giving your space a complete and detailed clean.

Utilizing Skilled Professionals with the Best Supplies

Experts using great tools make a real difference in getting the job done well. Their skills and top-notch supplies ensure a thorough and precise cleaning job.

Keeping Away the Stress of Cleaning During a Busy Time

Avoiding the stress of cleaning, especially when things are busy, can bring a lot of relief. It frees you up to focus on other important tasks without the added pressure of managing cleaning chores.

Ensuring Your Home Is Clean and Welcoming for the Upcoming Year

Hiring a cleaning service ensures that your space is not just clean but also welcoming, setting a positive tone for the new year.

Tailoring Cleaning Options Based on Your Specific Needs

Customized cleaning options catered to your needs make sure the service meets your exact preferences, giving you a cleaning experience that’s just right for you.

VV Maids is a family-owned business in Commack, New York. We are the ones that you need for new-year cleaning services and making homes sparkling clean as the year changes. What makes us different is that we love our job and have all the right tools and skills to get the job done as well as possible. Our professional cleaners work hard to provide reliable and complete cleaning services that fit your unique needs, so don’t hesitate to contact us now! Just give us a call, and our cleaning experts will reach out to you, and you’ll get the service you deserve. With our special care, you can simply relax and get ready for the year ahead.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is cleaning before the new year important?

Cleaning before the new year ensures a fresh start by creating a clean, organized, and welcoming space for the upcoming year. It sets a positive tone and promotes a comfortable environment for your home.

What tasks are typically included in a New Year cleaning routine?

A New Year cleaning routine typically includes tasks like decluttering various spaces of the house, organizing rooms, deep cleaning kitchen appliances, dusting, vacuuming or mopping floors, washing windows, refreshing linens or upholstery, and reorganizing storage areas.

How long does a typical new year cleaning session usually take?

The duration of a New Year cleaning session can vary depending on the size of the home and the specific tasks required. Generally, it might take a few hours to a full day for a thorough cleaning.

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