Run any vases or glassware that's been sitting on open shelves through the dishwasher. Wash crystal by hand.
Wipe down seals and run a commercial dishwasher cleaner through an empty dishwasher (or place a cup of vinegar on the lowest shelf) to freshen and descale.
Empty cabinets and drawers. Vacuum and clean using mild detergent or a warm water and soap flake solution.
Remove crumbs from toaster and clean benchtop appliances.
Grime likes to accumulate above wall-mounted cabinetry. If this job hasn't been done in a while, sugar soap may be needed to help degrease.
Clean removable cooktop pieces and extractor fan filters in hot soapy water.
Tackle the oven. If it's been neglected, start this a day earlier to let the cleaner loosen any grime. However, self-cleaning ovens need to be treated differently, so refer to the manufacturer’s instructions.
Empty the fridge and clean with warm soapy water. Finish with a swipe of vanilla essence to banish any odours.
Clean splashbacks and bench tops.
Clean sink using a circular motion from top to drain.
Wipe down cabinetry doors, paying close attention around the handles.
Use a stainless steel cleaner to remove fingerprints from appliances.
Wash out bin.
Vacuum and mop floor.