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Our Move Out House Cleaning Service Checklist

Key Takeaways


Insight for Managers

Comprehensive Approach

Address all areas of the house, from bedrooms to patios.

Professional Touch

Consider Foster Janitorial’s professional services for thorough cleaning, receipts and a professional touch.

Inspection Protocol

Implement a thorough inspection post-cleaning with photography.

Customized Cleaning

Adapt your checklist based on your specific rental property’s needs. 

Eco-Friendly Options

If it’s important to your renters, choose environmentally friendly cleaning products.



As a property or strata manager, ensuring that each house is thoroughly cleaned before a new tenant moves in is crucial. A well-maintained house not only impresses new tenants but also maintains the property’s value for your clients. This checklist serves as a guide to cover all necessary cleaning tasks.

Professional House Cleaning Checklist



  • Appliances: Deep clean the fridge, oven, dishwasher, and microwave.
  • Cabinets: Clean inside and out, including handles and shelves.
  • Countertops: Disinfect and wipe down all surfaces.
  • Sink and Faucets: Thoroughly clean and descale if necessary.

Living Room and Dining Area

  • Floors: Vacuum carpets, sweep and mop hardwood or tile floors.
  • Windows: Clean inside and out, including sills and tracks.
  • Walls: Wipe down walls, paying attention to light switches and outlets.


  • Closets: Clean shelves and rods; check for left-behind items.
  • Carpets: Vacuum thoroughly, consider professional carpet cleaning for stains.
  • Surfaces: Dust all surfaces, including window ledges and headboards.


  • Fixtures: Clean and sanitize the toilet, sink, and shower/tub.
  • Mirrors: Clean for a streak-free shine.
  • Floors: Mop and disinfect, especially around the toilet and sink.

Additional Areas

  • Laundry Room: Clean the washer and dryer, wipe down all surfaces.
  • Garage: Sweep floor and remove any cobwebs or dust.
  • Patio/Deck: Sweep, remove debris, and clean any outdoor furniture.
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Final Inspection


Conduct a detailed inspection of the house. Ensure every room and area meets your high standards for cleanliness and readiness. It can also be important to take pictures so that you have conclusive evidence should another visitor arrive and make a mess.

Professional Cleaning Services


For extensive or challenging cleaning tasks, consider hiring professional cleaners. Foster Janitorial offers specialized house cleaning services, ensuring every nook and cranny is attended to with care and professionalism.

Contact Foster Janitorial If You Might Need Move Out House Cleaning Services



A well-executed move-out cleaning ensures that each house is welcoming and appealing for new tenants. This checklist helps maintain the high standards expected in your property management role.

Foster Janitorial is more than just a cleaning company; we are your partners in maintaining a clean, safe, and welcoming environment for your employees, clients and customers. 

Contact us today to discover how we can help elevate the cleanliness and safety of your business space.