101 Point Comprehensive Cleaning Checklist

STANDARD CLEANING

Living Spaces

Entryway/Hallways

  • Clean Cobwebs
  • Dust air vents and heater covers
  • Clean light switches and electrical outlets (careful)
  • Sweep or vacuum flooring, mats, rugs.
  • Lift up edges of rugs to clean underneath
  • Mop tiles / hard floor
  • Clean cracks where the flooring meet the wall and dust baseboards
  • Move small items and other things on the floor to clean

Living Room/Dining Room 

  • Dust furniture, lampshades, light fixtures, artwork
  • Dust air vents and heater covers 
  • Wipe down tops of tables, cabinetry, shelving
  • Clean light switches and electrical outlets (carefully) 
  • Dust any ceiling fans 
  • Dust blinds and clean window ledges
  • Dust any cobwebs 
  • Sweep and/or vacuum flooring, carpeting, rugs 
  • Lift up edges of rugs to clean underneath
  • Mop hard floor
  • Clean cracks where the floor meets the wall 
  • Dust/sweep baseboards 
  • Wipe windowsills and spot clean glass windows and doors
  • Replace items to proper place

Bedrooms (also utility rooms – i.e. office/laundry/pantry)

  • Dust furniture, lampshades, light fixtures, artwork
  • Dust air vents and heater covers 
  • Wipe down tops of tables, cabinetry, shelving
  • Clean light switches and electrical outlets (carefully) 
  • Dust any ceiling fans 
  • Dust blinds and window ledges
  • Clean any cobwebs 
  • Sweep and/or vacuum flooring, carpeting, rugs 
  • Lift up edges of rugs to clean underneath
  • Mop hard floor
  • Clean cracks where the floor meets the wall 
  • Dust/Sweep baseboards 
  • Wipe windowsills and spot clean glass windows and doors
  • Look for black mold around windows and wipe off 
  • Replace items to proper place

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom Sinks and mirrors
  • Clean bathroom Mirrors with a mirror/window cleaner
  • Clean bathroom sinks
  • Clean and shine chrome spouts and handles
  • Focus on mold and build-up around handles and drain
  • Clean countertops 
  • Empty and clean Trash Can 
  • Thoroughly clean cracks where sinks meet the wall

Bathroom Tubs and Showers

  • Scrub tubs and showers with tub and tile cleaner and pay attention to creases where mold builds up
  • Clean shower head
  • If necessary use pre-soaking products and let set for a few minutes to take care of mold
  • Remove shower items to clean shelving/racks – replace when finished
  • Clean Creases where the shower or tub meets the bathroom floor

Bathroom Toilets

  • Scrub inside of toilet with bowl cleaner and brush
  • Wipe sides of the toilet and seat area
  • Wipe around the base of the toilet where it meets the floor
  • Wipe behind toilet area to include all crevices on the floor
  • Spray bleach solution around base of toilet if buildup/discoloration is present (for linoleum, tile, or concrete floors only —no hardwood)

Bathroom Cabinets, Fixtures, and Walls

  • Dust cobwebs/ ventilation covers/ light fixtures
  • Wipe Down towel racks and toilet roll holder
  • Wipe down wood cabinets on all sides
  • Clean light switches and electrical outlets (careful)
  • Wipe down backsplash area with all-purpose cleaner
  • Wipe off the door and doorknobs
  • Replace items in their proper place
  • Bathroom Floors and mats
  • Sweep or vacuum bathroom mats
  • Mop tiles
  • Clean cracks where the floor tiles meet the wall and meet the bathtub or shower
  • Move any plants or other things on the floor to clean

Kitchen Cleaning Checklist

Kitchen Sinks and Counters

  • Clean Kitchen sinks thoroughly
  • Clean and shine chrome spouts and handles
  • Focus on mold and build-up around handles and drain
  • Clean countertops (special products for marble and stone countertops)
  • Clean Trash Can and replace trash can bag if owner has asked for kitchen trash to be taken
  • Thoroughly clean cracks where sinks meet the wall

Kitchen Stove 

  • Remove burners and oven knobs if detachable and spray stove with degreaser
  • Clean Stove tops and console area
  • Clean the oven door and oven handles
  • Thoroughly clean stove knobs
  • Clean stove fan/ vent hood with degreaser and polish if needed afterward 
  • Microwave and fridge and other large appliances
  • Remove cooking glass dish
  • Spray with degreaser or all-purpose solution and let sit for 5-10 min – clean after sufficiently prepped 
  • Remove items on top of the microwave and clean all sides of the microwave
  • Wipe down toaster oven, coffee pots, and other large appliances
  • Remove items from top of fridge and wipe down top, front and sides of fridge
  • Polish Stainless Steel around kitchen

Kitchen Cabinets, Fixtures, and Walls

  • Dust cobwebs/ fans/ ventilation
  • Dust blinds and clean window ledges 
  • Wipe down towel racks 
  • Clean light switches and electrical outlets (careful)
  • Wipe down backsplash (semi-gloss walls and/or tiles) with all purpose cleaner
  • Wipe down wood cabinets on all sides
  • Replace items in their proper place

 Kitchen Floors and Mats

  • Sweep or vacuum kitchen mat
  • Mop tiles
  • Clean cracks where the floor tiles meet the wall 
  • Sweep baseboards 

FINISHING UP

Check For
  • Fur or hair lingering on sinks/counters/tubs/showers
  • Check Kitchen counters for crumbs or missed stuck on spots (granite especially!)
  • Furniture put back to their proper placement
  • Check for missed or streaked spots on flooring 
  • Straighten hand and bath towels in bathroom and kitchen
  • Make sure rugs lay flat and straighten any fringes 
  • Read back over the list above for any items missed
  • Check that you have gathered all rags, trash, and supplies before leaving

Deep Clean and Extras Cleaning Checklist

DEEP CLEANING

*Items specific to deep cleans —in addition to those on standard list

All Rooms

Bathrooms

Use pre-soaking products on tub and tile and let set for 10-15 minutes to break down mold/build-up

Kitchen

Extra thorough scrub of kitchen cabinet doors, stove top, counter top, backsplash 

Details for Extras
  • Interior Cabinets – Includes cabinetry in bathrooms and kitchen. MUST be mostly empty - *50% Policy
  • Interior Refrigerator – Does NOT include the freezer. Unpack and pre-soak if needed before cleaning and repacking 
  • Interior Oven – Spray oven cleaner/degreaser in the oven with all racks and trays in place, allow to soak 10-15 minutes; scrub, rinse, and reassemble. *DOES include cleaning warming drawer.
  • Interior Windows – We will remove screens as long as they remove easily and without damage to the window frame/sill. *Technicians are limited to 8-9ft cleaning height due to insurance policy and safety.
  • The Works – Interior Refrigerator / Interior Oven/ Interior Windows
  • Basement/Garage – Includes knocking down cobwebs, sweeping, mopping (only on concrete or finished hard flooring), and cleaning interior windows
  • Deep Clean Occupied – Space is furnished
  • Deep Clean Vacant – Space is NOT furnished and is completely empty
*50% Policy – If a surface is more than 50% covered, technicians will clean around items to ensure nothing is misplaced or damaged. If the surface is under 50% covered and items are easily movable (antiques/collectables) technicians will move items to clean underneath