Temperatures are rising, and that means it’s time for some spring cleaning. The Library has many resources to help you with this not-so-pleasant chore. From the king of clutter busting, Don Aslett, comes the book Do I Dust or Vacuum First? Aslett provides answers to the 100 toughest, most frequently asked questions about housekeeping. (By the way, the answer to the dust/vacuum question is always dust first.)
Another source you might want to look at is The Cleaning Bible by Kim Woodburn and Aggie MacKenzie. The authors say that this book is about more than just cleaning. It is about running your entire house. There are chapters on conquering clutter, safety and hygiene, general maintenance, and household management. There is also a chapter which gives room-by-room advice on cleaning and housekeeping.
If you want to clean your house the green way, you might want to look at Green Cleaning for Dummies by Elizabeth B. Goldsmith. This guide provides expert advice on cleaning your house with organic, nontoxic products.
You can find all these books and more in the Home Neighborhood.
You might also want to look at organizedhome.com which provides a great checklist for cleaning the inside of your house.