{6 Days To An Organized Home: Day 5, Linen Closet/ Bathroom}


*****To get a head start on your cleaning,

click below for our full cleaning list*****

{Full House Cleaning List}


It is Day 5 of our {6 Days To An Organized Home} challenge. I am so glad you joined me! I know it has been a lot of hard work, but you have encouraged me along the way. So let me just take a pause to say:

“Thank You”

Our cleaning list started out like this… look at all those rooms we’ve been able to cross off our list!

My Cleaning List:

  • Kitchen – click {here} to get your {Kitchen Cleaning List}
  • Dining Room – click {here} to get your {Dining Room Cleaning List}
  • Living Room – click {here} to get your {Dining Room Cleaning List}
  • Sun-room/ Mudroom click {here} to get your {Sun-room/ Mudroom}
  • Linen Closet/Bathroom
  • Bedrooms

So here we go with Day 5…


Linen Closet: 

  • Empty out your closet.
  • Wipe down the closet.
  • Vacuum.
  • Sort items into like groups/ Categories: Beddings, Pillows, Beauty Supplies, Extra Bathroom Supplies.
  • Toss out broken, ripped or badly stained towels, sheets, etc.
  • Toss out old beauty supply items.
  • Fold remaining towels and put on a shelf easily assessable to your family.
  • Fold sheets, blankets, and comforters.
  • Store sheets in sets.
  • Corral items in different categories. Baskets are great for beauty supplies and extra bathroom supplies.
  • Donate items you no longer use or love.
  • Using hooks behind doors can help get totes and bags off the floor.


  • Clear all items on countertops (replace only necessary items).
  • Group like items together then find a home for them: beauty supplies, hair supplies, toothpaste, etc.
  • Sort through vanity drawers and medicine cabinets (wipe down, toss, donate, organize)
  • Toss out expired medicines.
  • Use hooks behind door for towels and robes.
  • Use organizers and baskets under sink to group like items.
  • Use a shower caddy to group shower items.
  • Scrub and clean toilet (don’t forget the outside of the bowl and the bottom in the back).
  • Scrub and clean shower and bathtub (toss empty bottles and items you don’t use while showering).
  • Wipe down walls, frames, baseboards, and light fixtures.
  • Clean windows and windowsills.
  • Clean mirrors and glass.
  • Sweep and mop floors.
  • Empty trashcans and replace trash bags.

Now It’s Your Turn!!

Alright so there you have it. The Linen Closet/ Bathroom cleaning and organizing list has been broken down as best as I could. Now it’s your turn to go out there and get to work! I know it seems like an overwhelming task, that’s why I’ve broken it down into sections. Take out your pencil if you have to then start checking off as you go. Put on some jams in the background (pray for strength, {smile}) and then get to work.

I Want To Hear From You…

Don’t forget to stop by and share with me how your cleaning and organizing is going. Leave me your comments, your emails, even your pictures. I want to hear from you!!!


Posted on January 6, 2012, in CLEANING, DIY, HOME & ORGANIZATION, HOME MANAGEMENT, ORGANIZING and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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