We have all been there. Moving to a new place is always stressful, expensive and you need to make sure that you return your apartment or house in good shape to get your security deposit back.

Thinking about move out cleaning? It’s always easier and safer to get a professional house cleaning service to clean your place (you may book your service here). We can guarantee that the landlord will accept our cleaning or we will come back to re-do it!

What if you’re on a tight budget or just love cleaning yourself and want to complete a move out cleaning without a residential cleaning company? We can help you with that! Here is a checklist of the things that landlords ask to complete during move out cleanings:

All rooms

  1. Corners (web removal)
  2. Vacuum cleaning
  3. Shelves are dusted
  4. Furniture is dusted
  5. Floors are mopped
  6. Window sills are wiped
  7. Trash bins emptied
  8. Laundry area is dusted and wiped
  9. Baseboards
  10. Windows and door tracks are cleaned
  11. Blinds dusted
  12. Fans dusted
  13. Interior doors cleaned

Living room and bedroom

  1. Furniture and decorations dusted
  2. Stairs are vacuumed

Bathroom

  1. Sinks are cleaned and wiped
  2. Countertops are cleaned
  3. Mirrors and shining fixtures are cleaned and wiped
  4. Shower, tub and toilet are cleaned
  5. Inside cabinets cleaning

Kitchen

  1. Fridge, oven and dishwasher are cleaned from outside
  2. Sink and faucet are cleaned and wiped
  3. Microwave is cleaned inside and outside
  4. Countertops are cleaned
  5. Stove top and stove fan are cleaned and grease-free
  6. Inside oven and fridge cleaning
  7. Inside cabinets cleaning

Moping floors is the very last thing that you should do. Start at the very end and go towards the entrance. You did a great job! Take a rest, go grab a drink, you deserve it! 🙂

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