In this quick laundry room cleaning checklist, we make it easy for you to develop a routine that tackles all aspects of your laundry room. When you’re washing clothes in a washer and dryer, it tends to attract a lot of dust. You want to maintain the machines themselves with regular cleaning so they last a long time and function optimally.
Laundry Room Cleaning Checklist
Run white vinegar through the washer
Dust the outside
Use vinegar and water for any stains or marks
Empty out the lint trap
Wipe off any fuzz and lint with a damp cloth or even reuse a fabric softener sheet
If there’s a waxy buildup on the screen of the lint trap, wash it out or vacuum it
Wipe inside of the dryer drum
Scrub any residue with an old toothbrush
Wash the inside of the sink with cleaner and cloth
Shine the faucet with a microfiber cloth
Wipe down surfaces like shelving and bins
Run a dust mop underneath the washer/dryer
Clean Dryer Hose
Run duster around and inside of your dryer hose
Vacuum with crevice attachment
Move machine with appliance wheels or casters
Use a brush attachment with your vacuum to clean behind your washing machine and dryer.
Vacuum vents on a high setting with a brush attachment
Wipe the grates of the vents with a damp cloth
Use vinegar and water on the windows and wipe with a microfiber cloth
Laundry Room Cleaning Tips
Keeping your laundry room clean and organized makes staying on top of the seemingly endless pile of dirty clothes less stressful. Use these laundry room cleaning tips to streamline your laundry room duties!