Here at Tenancy.cleaning. We take pride in our cleaning services. Our checklist ensures that all areas of your property are covered and our job is not done until you are 100% satisfied with the results. When booking a Clean You will be asked to provide a detailed Cleaning Checklist outlining exactly what needs to be done. Cleaning services can range from Whole Property Cleaning for end of tenancy cleans or One Off Cleaning for specific items or areas within the property. Rest assured, our cleaners will make sure that all areas listed on the checklist get properly cleaned and sanitized!
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Step one is to take care of dust and dirt. The best way to tackle this is to wipe rooms from top to bottom. Remove cobwebs from ceilings and corners Dust reachable surfaces – wardrobes, shelving and cupboards Wipe accumulated dust and dirt from top of doors Wipe accumulated dust from top of picture frames Wipe and polish mirrors, pictures and other wall hangings Wipe off dust from skirting boards and decorations Dust off all light fittings and lampshades Clean and polish metal ornaments Wipe and polish switches Carefully clean power sockets and extension cords Mop hard floors and laminate
Bathrooms Dirt and mildew are most visible and least tolerable in bathrooms. Toilets, showers, tiles and baths should be cleaned and polished as well as possible. Clean basins, taps and fittings Remove hard water stains Remove limescale if present Scrub and rinse soap dispensers Wipe and polish radiators and towel rails Scrub and rinse toilet and bidet Clean plumbing behind toilet if reachable Wipe marks and stains from shower screens Scrub and rinse bath marks and signs of mildew Make sure to clean drains Wipe and polish mirrors and glass surfaces Descale, rinse and wipe showerheads, taps and metal surfaces Scrub and rinse accumulated dirt from the toothbrush area Clean extractor fans Wipe reachable bathroom tiles
Cleaning the kitchen is a quarter of the job. Your kitchen is most likely to be the most used room, not to mention the most heavily exposed to various germs and dirt. Wash and polish all worktops, countertops and the sink area Clean inside cupboards, drawers and shelving Wash and polish sinks and shine taps Remove accumulated limescale De-grease and polish wall tiles Remove mould growth between grout Clean and de-grease ovens internally and externally Clean grime from extractors and hobs Scrub gas rings and gas control knobs Clean microwaves inside and out Clean out the fridge/freezer Clean the washing machine inside and out Clean the dishwasher inside and out Clean exterior of all appliances Clean outside of cupboards and drawers Clean inside of windows and wipe down sills, ledges and frames Wipe dirt from woodwork (doors, handles, doorframes, furnishings and skirting boards) Wipe down radiators if applicable and accessible Remove dust from plugs and light switches Vacuum, mop and polish floors
Remove cobwebs Clean and polish mirrors and picture frames Clean and polish windows internally, sills, ledges Wipe down doors and clean on top of doors Clean skirting boards and wood works of dust Clean light switches & fittings, lamp shades, plugs, sockets, Clean inside, behind and on top of cupboards. Clean behind and under furniture Dust and polish all surfaces Vacuum and mop hard floors
Landlords or their letting agents will pick up dirty furnishings upon their inspections. You must carefully wipe, vacuum and clean all furnishings. Wipe and polish tables, countertops and other worktop surfaces Make sure you remove all fingerprints and marks Look our for oil stains Move all furnishings to vacuum underneath Wipe and polish all wooden units
Carpets always come under scrutiny from landlords/letting agents. Carpet cleaning is one of the hardest jobs to tackle, but the best way to do it is to hire a carpet cleaning machine. Thoroughly vacuum all carpet edges Move furniture and vacuum underneath Steam clean, if possible Try hand-washing stains if a carpet cleaning machine is not available
Everything within your rental property should be subject to a thorough clean before you move out. Cleaning the inside of the windows is no exception. Remove any marks, fingerprints and oily stains Wipe down to prevent streaks when drying Dust off and clean windowsills Wipe down frames Dust off blinds, curtains and shades
It’s quite common to forget to clear a drawer or cupboard that you don’t use often. Always inspect each drawer, cupboard and shelf. Clear drawers inside and out Remove any unnecessary items or leftover goods Wipe down the inside and out Wipe around handles
You will need to check your tenancy agreement regarding your responsibilities on cleaning appliances. The dishwasher Clean the dishwasher of food and soap deposits Remove all dirt, mildew and food deposits Inspect and clean filters Wipe the rubber seal Move it and clean underneath and behind Wipe the soap dispenser drawer and remove marks and stains Wipe down handles The washing machine Clean the drum from leftovers and stains Inspect and clean filters Inspect the rubber seal Move it and clean underneath and behind Wipe the soap dispenser drawer and remove marks and stains Clean handles The tumble dryer Clean inside and out Inspect the rubber seal Clean the soap dispenser drawer Inspect and clean the filter Ovens and microwaves Clean and de-grease oven, extractor fan, hob and grill Clean and de-grease the microwave Scrub off food deposits and grime Clean grill pan and oven racks Clean the inner of both the oven and microwave Inspect and wipe the rubber seals Inspect and wipe all buttons Clean exterior and remove stains and marks The toaster Clean, wipe and polish the exterior Remove any food deposits and bread crumb leftovers Clean within as much as possible De-grease handles Remove grime
There are many smaller tasks that you’ll also have to remember in order to get your full deposit back. Remember to: Clean and dry all kitchen tiles Get rid of leftover rubbish Rinse out rubbish bins De-grease fans and extractors Tenants, make sure to tick off everything on this cleaning checklist (but check your tenancy agreement first!) to have the greatest chance of getting your full deposit back when you move out.