Move Out – Cleaning Checklist

Please use this Move Out Cleaning Checklist to help you leave the premises in the same condition as Tenant found them except for normal wear and tear.

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Kitchen

_____ Cupboards, drawers cleaned inside and out
_____ Refrigerator wiped out, defrosted, door seal cleaned, shelves taken out, drawers out and cleaned
_____ Clean Freezer
_____ Move refrigerator, clean sides, clean floor under and behind
_____ Oven and stovetop cleaned out thoroughly
_____ Clean door, stovetop, under burners and burners
_____ Try to save pans, rings and broiler pan – throw away if not salvageable
_____ Clean range hood
_____ Move stove, clean sides, clean floor under and behind
_____ Wipe out dishwasher
_____ Clean counter tops
_____ Clean and shine sink, detail disposal
_____ Clean floor and wax
_____ Clean light fixtures and exhaust filter, then reinstall

Bathrooms

_____ Shower walls scrubbed
_____ Bathtub scrubbed and cleaned thoroughly
_____ Faucets and showerhead shined
_____ Toilet cleaned inside and out
_____ Cabinets cleaned inside and out
_____ Sink and counter cleaned
_____ Shine faucet
_____ Floor cleaned and waxed
_____ Light fixtures cleaned
_____ Exhaust fan cleaned
_____ Heat lamp wiped off

Cleaning In All Rooms

_____ Permanent light fixtures
_____ Thermostat covers
_____ Heat vents
_____ Closet shelves
_____ Shelf brackets
_____ Top of water heater
_____ Switch plate covers
_____ Carpet professionally cleaned per lease agreement (Sec. 6, paragraph b)

Fireplaces

_____ Tile cleaned and waxed
_____ Ashes scooped out
_____ Front and grate wiped down

Doors (including closet doors)

_____ Cleaned
_____ Clean tracks

Decks and Patios

_____ Remove all items from storage area and clean same as move-in condition
_____ Clean decks and patios
_____ Sweep entryway

Lawn and Garden Care

_____ Lawn to be maintained in “original” move-in condition, watered, mowed and edges trimmed
_____ Gardens to be cleaned and weed free

Windows and Mirrors

_____ Tracks wiped out
_____ Windows cleaned outside as well as inside
_____ Mirrors cleaned
_____ Medicine cabinet mirrors cleaned

Utility Area

_____ Washer wiped out and hinges cleaned
_____ Dryer wiped out and all lint removed
_____ Floors cleaned and waxed

Please DO NOT have the utilities disconnected. Call for a final billing effective on your vacating date and have them put into the owner’s name unless otherwise instructed. Failure to do this will result in a reconnect fee charge to you.

Please call and make an appointment for your move-out inspection after the unit is completely vacant and cleaned. All keys and garage door openers must be returned to WPM South office/agent.

The damage deposit will be returned to you within two weeks with a thorough explanation of deductions, if any. Proof of payment for any deductions will be provided. We will pay the final water and sewer bills from your security deposit, if applicable.