End of Tenancy Checklist

 

Kitchen: 
• Wash/polish all work surfaces. 
• Clean the insides of all cupboards (shelves and doors). Remove 
all old food stuffs, carrier bags etc. 
• Clean the tops of wall units and underneath them 
• Clean exterior and interior of drawers 
• Clean the sink, taps, wastes and draining areas, remove lime 
scale* and polish where required. 
• Degrease the wall tiles, then clean and polish them. 
• Internal oven cleaning, removal of built up grease as well as 
clean exterior and polish any external chrome. 
• Clean hobs, gas rings and gas control knobs 
• Clean and remove grime from extractor and extractor grill. 
• Fridge / freezer cleaning, grime, mildew and food deposit 
removal. Clean rubber. 
• Clean washing machine inside and out. Clean rubber at the door. 
Clean soap drawers. 
• Clean dishwasher inside and out (if any). 
• Clean soap dispensers and filters of washing machines and 
dishwashers 
• Clean microwave inside and out 
• Clean exterior of all appliances including kettle, toaster. 
• Empty and clean bin, dispose of rubbish 
• Hoover and mop the floor, clean skirting boards, clean light 
switches (front and edges) 
• Clean windows and window frames, clean doors, tops of doors 
and door handles 
• Appropriately and safely clean and wipe all socket outlets, 
switches, light fittings, shades 

Bathroom: 
• Shower screen de-scaled*, cleaned and polished. 
• Degrease the wall tiles, then clean end polish them. 
• Bath, basin, taps, shower and fittings to be cleaned, de-scaled*, 
dried and polished. 
• Shower heads and waste fittings to be cleaned, de-scaled*, dried 
and polished. 
• Toilet to be de-scaled*, and brushed clean. Seat to be cleaned and disinfected. 
• All soap and shampoo deposits to be removed. 
• Mirrors to be cleaned and polished. 
• Extractor fans and air vents to wiped 
• Floors to be washed and polished. If carpet, is existent floors 
will be vacuumed. 


Bedrooms and General areas 
(lounge, hallway, stairs, etc.): 
• Dusting throughout, including: light fittings and shades, light 
switches, skirting boards, curtain rails, wall pictures, mirrors, 
fire surround, radiators, stairs. 
• All furniture will be moved and vacuumed underneath. Dust 
skirting boards behind furniture. 
• Remove cobwebs. 
• All other floors to be washed. 
• All glass (furniture tops, mirrors, picture frames etc) to be 
cleaned with window cleaner. 
• Windows to be cleaned internally. Windows sills to be wiped down. 
• All doors, door frames and the top of doors to be cleaned. Door 
handles to be polished. 
• Drawers and shelves to be cleared of any rubbish (newspapers 
and magazines etc.) and telephone directories to be kept and 
stored neatly. 
• Upholstery vacuumed, also cushions lifted and cleaned 
underneath. 
• All wooden furniture to be carefully wiped clear of dust. 
• All bedroom furniture /storage units will be clean inside and out. 

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*Please note that it is not always possible to remove all limescale from 
bathroom, toilet and shower areas, if it has not been cleaned off 
regularly.