End of Tenancy and Deep clean Check list

We use as a guide an approved estate agent checklist, to ensure that all areas of your property are clean, shining and ready for a move in.


  • Dusting & wiping down all surfaces

  •  including: light switches, skirting, spindles and banisters, wall pictures, mirrors, fire surround and radiators. (that are easily reached)

  • All other floors to be washed using correct type of cleaning materials

  • All glass ( furniture tops, mirrors, picture frames etc. ) to be cleaned with window cleaner

  • Windows to be cleaned internally  (that are easily reached)

  • Windows sills to be wiped down

  • All doors and top of doors to be cleaned. 

  • Door handles to be polished

  • All wooden furniture to be carefully wiped clear of dust

  • Switches and plug sockets

  • Carpets vacuumed and edge

  • Skirting boards dusted.

  • Stairs, skirts and banister cleaned

  • Tidy room appearance

  • Dust and wipe furniture

  • Clean inside wardrobes and drawers (If it is empty)

  • Clean behind/underneath furniture (if it can be moved by 1 person)

  • Professional Carpet/Hard floor Cleaning – (if required/ extra cost)

  • External windows (if required/ extra cost)


  • Clean Fridge and Freezer internally, under and on top of it (Ensure freezer is defrosted before the service begins, otherwise our staff will be unable to clean it)

  • Internal windows (clean internal windows that are easily reached)

  • Wash and polish all work surfaces

  • Clean inside all cupboards and drawers. (Tenants need to removed all stuff, food, carrier bags etc. and dispose of inside, if not the cleaner can’t clean)

  • Clean sink and taps and remove lime scale and polish where required

  • Wall tiles to be degreased, cleaned and polished ( mold growth if any removed from between grout )

  • Clean oven internally to remove all built up grease as well as clean exterior and polish any external chrome (if required/ extra cost)

  • Clean and remove grime from extractor

  • Clean refrigerator removing all grime, mildew and food deposits

  • Clean washing machine inside and out

  • Clean dishwasher inside and out

  • Coffee machine  inside and out, under and on top of it

  • Clean exterior of all appliances including kettle and toaster

  • Clean microwave inside and out, under and on top of it

  • Bins to be cleaned inside and out

  • Doors 



  • Shower screen de-scaled, cleaned and polished

  • Wall tiles degreased, cleaned and polished ( mold growth if any removed from between grout)

  • Bath, basin, taps, showers and fittings to be cleaned, de-scaled, dried and polished

  • Toilet to be descaled and brushed clean. Seat to be cleaned

  • All soap and shampoo etc. to be removed

  • Mirrors to be cleaned and polished

  • Floors to be washed and sanitized

  • Internal windows (that are easily reached)

  • 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.)  clean inside and out - (If it is empty)

  • Dust and clean window sills and ledges

  • Internal windows (that are easily reached)

  • Waste paper baskets – empty and clean

  • Clean all doors and polish door handles

Living Room

  • Clean and carefully dust all wooden furniture

  • Clean inside cupboards and wardrobes

  • Dust and clean window sills and ledges

  • Internal windows (that are easily reached)

  • 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


Hallway and Stairs

  • Stairs, banisters and railing – dust

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

  • Wipe skirting boards and door frame

  • Internal windows (that are easily reached) 

Final check: 

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

  • Clean front door inside/outside

  • Vacuum carpets (or mop where necessary)

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