Things Included In Move-out Cleaning Checklist

May 10, 2023

Move-out Cleaning

Whether you are a landlord offering your property on rent, or a tenant moving out of a rented house, cleaning a property behind you is very crucial. For some, it makes it easy for new occupants to move in and for others, it helps them get their deposit back.

However, among all the hustle of moving from one house to another, cleaning is something that seems to get intimidating. And to add to that, you need to have it completely cleaned without missing any corner.

But worry not! To ease your cleaning process, whether you do it on your own or hire professional move-out cleaning services, here are all the things included in a move-out cleaning checklist.

Move-out Cleaning Checklist


  • Clean and sanitize all the kitchen cabinets, cupboards, and drawers.
  • Empty and clean the refrigerator inside and out.
  • Clean microwave, kettle, toaster, and all other kitchen appliances.
  • Disposing of kitchen trash.
  • Cleaning walls and baseboards.
  • Clean light fittings, and lamps.
  • Clean plugs and switches.
  • Clean and sanitize all worktops, countertops, and sink areas.
  • Clean windows and windows’ frames.
  • Clean and sanitize doors, handles, door frames.
  • Deep-clean tiles and de-grease them.
  • Vacuum, mop, and sanitize floors.


  • Clean bathroom walls, countertops, and basins.
  • Clean and wipe bathroom mirrors and glasses.
  • Scrub and disinfect the shower area, basins, and bathtub.
  • Clean and sanitize taps and sink areas.
  • Clean and wipe bathroom mirrors and glass surfaces.
  • Clean and disinfect toilet seats and surroundings.
  • Clean towel holder and other high-touch surfaces.
  • Clean and wipe bathroom cabinets inside and out.
  • Clean and wipe doors and faucet handles.
  • Clean windows and windows’ frames.
  • Clean, mop, and sanitize the floors.


  • Remove cobwebs from ceilings and corners.
  • Dust walls, ceilings, and all the surfaces.
  • Wipe and clean the marks on walls and baseboards.
  • Clean and wipe bedroom closets, wardrobes, and drawers.
  • Clean and wipe mirrors and glasses.
  • Clean switches, fans, light fittings, and lamps.
  • Clean, wipe, and sanitize doors, door frames, and handles.
  • Clean and wipe windows tracks, sills, and frames.
  • Vacuum all mattresses.
  • Wash all the bedding.
  • Vacuuming the carpets and area rugs.
  • Vacuum, mop, and sanitize the floors.

Living Area

  • Remove cobwebs from walls, ceilings, and corners.
  • Clean-wipe all baseboards and handrails.
  • Clean curtains and the rails.
  • Clean, wipe, and sanitize doors, frames, and handles.
  • Clean and wipe mirrors and wall hangings.
  • Dust and clean light fittings, lamps, and chandelier.
  • Dust and clean switches and plugs.
  • Clean windows and frames.
  • Vacuum, mop, and sanitize the floors.

Hire Quality Move-in / Move-out Cleaning Experts!

If you are planning to move out, look no further than LCS Janitorial Services. We provide comprehensive move-in / move-out cleaning services in San Diego CA.

When it comes to improving your property’s resale value or getting your deposit back after accommodation, our professionals give you a guarantee for both.

We have a certified and well-trained professional team that ensures to make your move out easy and clean the house up to the mark.

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