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CLEANING CHECKLIST

General (through the entire property)

  • Walls - dusted and free of cobwebs

  • Doors – dusted and wiped from top to bottom

  • Door handles – wiped and polished, free from light stains, marks and fingerprints

  • Windows – wiped and polished from top to bottom (internally)

  • Window sills – wiped and clean

  • Window ledges – wiped and clean

  • Window handles – wiped and polished

  • Ceilings – cleaned of cobwebs

  • Corners – dusted, and free of cobwebs

  • Wall pictures (including top of the frame) – dusted, clean; glass frames (if there are any)

  • Mirrors – dusted, polished and free of spots and fingerprints

  • Light fittings and shades – dusted and wiped

  • Light switches, plugs and sockets – dusted and wiped

  • Skirting (including the skirting boards behind the furniture if it can be moved by 1 person) – dusted and wiped

  • Spindles and banisters – dusted and wiped

  • Curtain rails – dusted and wiped

  • Radiators – wiped and clean from top to bottom, and behind

  • All floors – vacuumed (including under the carpets, tables, beds, sofas, chairs, etc.)

  • Carpets – vacuumed (including under the tables, chairs, sofas, beds, etc.), stain free - if it is included at the time of booking

  • Upholstery – vacuumed (including behind and underneath the cushions)

  • Cupboards and drawers – cleared out, dusted from inside and out, polished

  • Shelves – empty, dusted, polished

  • Wooden furniture – dusted, wiped and polished

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Hallway and stairs

  • Stairs, banisters and railing – dust

  • Floor – vacuum and clean carpet (or mop where necessary)

  • Wipe skirting boards and door frame

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Kitchen

  • All work surfaces (such as kitchen countertops/worktops) – washed and sanitized

  • Cupboards and drawers – cleared out/in, wiped

  • Wall tiles – free of stains, mould and grease, washed and polished

  • Sink and taps – washed, free of limescale, sanitized, polished; dry and clean

  • Internal rubbish bins – empty, cleaned inside and out

  • Fridge and freezer – internally and externally clean

  • Microwave – wiped from inside and outside

  • Dishwasher – clean from inside and outside

  • Washing machine internally and externally (including soap dispenser, rubber seal, etc.)

  • Tumble dryer (including dust and lint filters, rubber seal, handles, etc.)

  • Hobs and grill – clean and polished

  • Oven – degreased, cleaned inside /out, outside chrome and glass parts

  • Cooker ( top/hob)

  • Extractor fan – degreased, clean and polished

  • Kitchen appliances (toaster, kettle, etc.)

  • Damp wipe window ledges, skirting boards, door frame and radiator

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Bedrooms

  • Beds – clean (any wood, glass or metal parts – polished)

  • Mattresses – vacuumed from both sides

  • Bedroom storage units (such as wardrobes, cupboards, night tables, drawers, light switches, skirting, etc.) – empty and clean inside and out (any wood, glass or metal parts – polished)

  • Dust and clean window sills and ledges

  • Windows cleaned internally

  • Waste paper baskets – empty and clean

  • Clean all doors and polish door handles

  • Vaccuum carpets (or mop where necessary)

Modern Living Room

Living Room

  • Clean and carefully dust all wooden furniture

  • Clean inside cupboards and wardrobes

  • Dust and clean window sills and ledges

  • Windows cleaned internally

  • Clean door, door frame, and polish door handle

  • Hoover carpets (or mop where necessary)

  • Clean all glass surfaces (furniture tops, mirrors, picture frames etc)

  • Dust light fittings and switches, skirting, curtain rails, pictures and radiators

Blue Bathroom

Bathrooms

  • Wall tiles – cleaned, polished and mould-free

  • Radiator and towel rail

  • Taps and fittings – free of mould & limescale, clean and polished

  • Sink – basin cleaned, dried and polished

  • Soap dispenser – clean

  • Cupboards and shelves – empty, free of mould; clean (glass and chrome) parts – polished)

  • Mirror – wiped, polished and free of spots and fingerprints

  • Bathtub – wiped and polished

  • Shower cabin-wiped and polished

  • Shower screen – washed inside and outside, free of mould and polished

  • Shower head – cleaned, dried and polished

  • Toilet and toilet seat – cleaned and disinfected from inside and out

  • Floor – vacuum and mop

  • Extractor fan – free of mould and grime

Blue Personal Objects

Final Check

  • Check internal letter box – remove all old mail/flyers/handbills etc

  • Clean front door inside/outside

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