Vacation Rental Cleaning Checklist
- Notify owner immediately of any damages, missing items, or if the home was left excessively dirty
- Vacuum (including corners with special utility tool)
- Mop – sanitize tile first and then use additional tile cleaner such as Bona
- Wipe down base-boards
- Clean glass mirrors
- Clean main windows such as sliders and kitchen
- Vacuum tracks in sliders
- Empty, sanitize and line trash cans
- Set up all rooms per staging photos
- Clean appliances, inside and outer cabinets, dining table, and chairs.
- Clean, scrub, and sanitize sinks, countertops, and backsplashes.
- Clean range top and wipe out inside of oven.
- Clean appliance exteriors, including the inside of toaster and coffee maker.
- Clean inside and outside of refrigerator and microwave.
- Wash and sanitize trash cans
- Sanitize area that holds trash cans
- Wash, sanitize floor, re-mop with a tile cleaner such as Bona
- Run dishwasher, empty and clean inside dishwasher, and organize cupboards.
- Restock dish detergent, liquid dish soap, sponge, coffee filters, and trash bags.
- Clean, dust, and vacuum.
- Clean mirrors and glass
- Dust window sills and ledges.
- Dust furniture, blinds, picture frames, knickknacks, ceiling fans, and lamps.
- Vacuum carpets or wash floor.
- Vacuum furniture, including under seat cushions.
- Wash windows on sliding glass doors.
- Empty and sanitize wastebaskets.
- Change sheets and pillowcases
- Vacuum floor and under beds.
- Check for personal belongings left in drawers and closets.
- Dust furniture and clean mirrors and glass.
- Check for stains on sheets and blankets.
- Wash blankets and comforters as needed.
- Clean, scrub and sanitize showers, bathtubs, vanity, sinks, and backsplashes.
- Clean mirrors.
- Clean and sanitize toilets.
- Polish chrome.
- Wash and sanitize floors.
- Empty and sanitize wastebasket.
- Replenish bar soaps, shampoos, conditioners, shower gels and liquid hand soap.
- Place clean towels in appropriate places
- Wipe inside/outside of washer and dryer, clean out dryer lint trap.
- Clean laundry room, wash and sanitize floor
- Wipe off patio set
- Clean barbeque grill
- Clean porch area