Scrub Dub: Best Songs for a Cleaning Playlist

Does today’s to do list consist of a whole lot of cleaning and not much else? What’s the solution for tackling any cleaning project? Pump up the jams, throw your duster in the air like you just don’t care and get scrubbing! Throw away any bad thoughts you’ve ever had about cleaning as you rock out to our cleaning playlist.

Ultimate Cleaning Playlist

  1. I Can See Clearly Now – Johnny Nash

It’s true! When your house is clean, every part of your life becomes clearer.

  1. Another One Bites the Dust – Queen

And another one bites the dust… keep crossing chores off your to do list!

  1. SexyBack – Justin Timberlake

Duh you’re bringing sexy back… Didn’t you see how well you just scrubbed that toilet bowl?

  1. Can’t Stop – Red Hot Chili Peppers

The wave can’t stop and neither will you.


  1. Spice Up Your Life – Spice Girls

There’s nothing you can’t accomplish when the Spice Girls are on! Tackle something that you don’t have to think too much about (like doing the dishes) so you can sing and dance along.

  1. Eye of the Tiger – Survivor

It’s next to impossible to stand still when this song is on. Don’t fight it, embrace it.


  1. Look So Easy – Dave Barnes

If you feel like you’re in a rut, just blast this song to raise your spirits.


  1. Takin’ Care of Business – Bachman-Turner Overdrive

In your case, business equals the floors, the fridge, the oven, the baseboards, the bathroom, etc.

  1. Only the Good Die Young – Billy Joel

Soak up this Billy Joel classic while you’re washing the floors.

  1. Peanut Butter Jelly – Galantis

Take on cleaning the kitchen while listening to this one.




  1. Beat It – Michael Jackson

Take advantage of the strong beats in this song to tidy up. Grab a laundry basket and fill it with unused clutter.

  1. Sweet Escape – Gwen Stefani

Soon you will have a sweet escape from cleaning…. And a tidy abode!

  1. Dust in the Wind – Kansas

Use this song to power through the paperwork you have piling up on your desk.

  1. Girls Just Want To Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper

Don’t forget that cleaning isn’t just a chore, it can be fun too!

  1. It’s Five O’ Clock Somewhere – Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett

The house looks great (or at least better than when you started!). You earned it.


If you can’t take on the job alone (even with the help of our cleaning jams), this playlist can easily be re-purposed to use on your next road trip. In the meantime, don’t feel guilty about waving the white glove… err flag. At Molly Maid, it’s our mission to help you spend less time cleaning so you can spend more time doing the things you love. Contact your local Molly Maid or call 1-888-583-6490 to learn more about our flexible cleaning programs.!

by Molly Maid