If you’re moving out soon, you are most likely anticipating all of the cleaning that needs to be done. But ensuring you get your bond back means that your rental property should be cleaned just right, to the standards of property agents.
Here’s an idea of what needs to be done. Please use this as a guide only.
General (includes outdoor area & Garage)
✓ Wash all windows inside & out in all rooms
✓ Remove all screens carefully. Hose & brush down
✓ Vacuum and wash out all window tracks
✓ Wash window sills and curtain rods
✓ Curtains and blinds to be cleaned, washed or dry cleaned according to fabric
✓ All vertical blind strings to be attached and secured
✓ Dust blinds, ceiling fans, lights shades and power switches
✓ Check all light bulbs are working, change if necessary
✓ Air-conditioners and filters to be cleaned and dusted off
✓ Walls and floors scrubbed free of stains
✓ Walls clean without any dirt or marks
✓ Nails or screws removed from the walls
✓ Light switches, power outlets, light bulbs, door knobs and locks should be in
good working order. Anything not working should be replaced.
✓ Room corners dusted and free of cobwebs
✓ Ceiling fans clean and dust free
✓ Glass panels clean and clear
✓ Areas behind appliances cleaned and swept
✓ Grout on tile floor cleaned of dirt and mildew
✓ Floors vacuumed and mopped with cleaning solution
✓ Kitchen: Countertops, dishwasher, sink and stove cleaned and sanitised
✓ Kitchen: Stove and oven de-greased including range hood.
✓ Bathroom taps, sinks, toilet bowls, shower handles and door knobs disinfected
✓ Doors cleaned and wiped
✓ Wardrobes, cupboards and drawers cleaned and emptied
✓ Mirrors cleaned and wiped
✓ Air conditioning vents dusted
✓ Furniture cleaned and wiped down
As this is a guide only, you can imagine how the list would be endless, so if end of lease cleaning is something you plan to do yourself, you need to really think it over. Let us make your life easier with our professional, efficient bond cleaning. We help you get your bond back with less stress and less fuss.