Cleaning Calendar

When your chores seem insurmountable, use this handy periodic table of important cleaning tasks to stay on top of everything.

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From appliances to wood floors, turn to this color-coded chart for knowing how often the dirty work should be completed. Click here to download a printable copy.

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