“Fixer Upper” Star Joanna Gaines Shares Her Favorite Spring Cleaning Tips


If you watch the show “Fixer Upper,” you know that home decor, organization and house-flipping guru Joanna Gaines is a genius at making even the worst of homes look good — and typically, she does it with very little money.

One of her favorite tricks for taking a home from drab to fab is giving it a good deep clean.

In a recent post on her blog, Joanna shared some of favorite tips for doing spring cleaning right. She suggests getting in “the zone” with a little good music, a sweet-smelling candle and a cute apron.

How to Spring Clean Your Home (According to Joanna Gaines):

Whole House:

  • Wipe down baseboards.
  • Wipe dust off blinds.
  • Shake out your rugs.


  • Clean your oven and the microwave.
  • Reorganize your pantry.
  • Throw out expired condiments from the fridge.

Family Room

  • Vacuum all furniture.
  • Replace your air filters.

Bedroom and Closet:

  • Rotate or flip your mattress.
  • Organize clothes and donate pieces you don’t wear anymore.


  • Replace shower curtain liner.
  • Wash bath mats.
  • Wash toothbrush holder.


  • Create a filing system for paperwork or other important documents.
  • Toss junk from your drawers.
To see more of Joanna Gaines’ tips for cleaning up and freshening up you home, visit her blog at magnoliamarket.com.