End of Tenancy Cleaning Checklist

We use a comprehensive end of tenancy cleaning checklist approved by estate agents to meet landlords’ strict requirements.

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) - if it is included at the time of booking
  • Cupboards and drawers – cleared out, dusted from inside and out, polished
  • Shelves – empty, dusted, polished
  • Wooden furniture – dusted, wiped and polished

Hallway and stairs

  • Stairs, banisters and railing – dust
  • Floor – vacuum and clean carpet (or mop where necessary)
  • Wipe skirting boards and door frame

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

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)

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

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

Final Check

  • Check internal letter box – remove all old mail/flyers/handbills etc
  • Clean front door inside/outside

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Google Rating
4.8
Based on 112 reviews
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