End of leasing cleaning

Checklist: end of lease cleaning


      • Cooking areas – clean oven, racks and stove top. Remove all chemicals and wipe marks.
      • Exhaust hood – clean all oil marks, wash filters and ensure light is working.
      • Sinks – remove food from drain and clean taps and water spout.
      • Benches – wipe down all surface areas and walls.
      • Dishwasher – clean inside, including all racks and rubbers. Remove food from filter and rinse.
      • Refrigerator – pull out and clean behind and underneath.
      • Extractor fan – remove all dust and oil.
      • Cupboards – empty and wipe out. 


      • Walls – wipe down all walls. Scrub off marks and fix dents or holes and repaint if necessary, remove cobwebs from corners.
      • Windows – clean all windows and doors inside and out. Be sure to clean in the window tracks and blinds.
      • Cupboards and draws – empty and wipe clean.
      • Ledges – wipe clean all ledges including, windows, skirting boards, top of doors, sliding door tracks.
      • Fly screens – remove wash and put back.
      • Lights – clean all light switches and lights, replace non-working bulbs.
      • Extras – Any appliance or furniture that was provided, should be cleaned and left in the condition they were received in.
      • Floors – vacuum or sweep floors before mopping and steam clean carpets.

Bathrooms and laundry 

      • Mirrors – clean all mirrors and remove wipe marks.
      • Toilet – scrub and disinfect including under seat and around the outside of the bowl. 
      • Shower – clean glass, taps and shower head, remove mould from grout, mop floor and allow area to dry.
      • Basin – clean basin and drain, wipe down all bench tops, wall tiles and taps.
      • Extras – wipe down soap holders, towel rails, toilet paper holder and ceiling fan.
      • Clean tiles and shower screen and Sanitise toilet
      • Polish taps and sinks
      • Wipe cabinet and shelves exterior
      • Dust accessible air vents
      • Clean clothes dryer filter and Clean cabinet and drawers interior


      • Yard – mow lawn, weed garden, trim trees, sweep paved areas.
      • Patios – clean and hose down all outside verandas or decks, remove spiderwebs and clean any appliances including barbecues. 
      • Windows – clear cobwebs, wash and dry.
      • Pets – clean any animal mess and repair any damage.
      • Pool and spas– clear debris from water and filter.
      • Garage – empty and clean any oil marks or dirt, remove cobwebs and clean garage door.
      • Rubbish bins – wash and dry.

Living Areas and Bedrooms

      • Detail door handles 
      • Clean light switches and power point 
      • Cobweb removal 
      • Dust and wipe skirting boards 
      • Clean light fittings (where accessible)
      • Wipe door exterior and frames
      • Spot clean marks on walls 
      • Wardrobe, cabinet and drawers interior cleaned


      • Clean benchtop and splash back
      • Clean stovetop and oven front
      • Polish taps and sink
      • Wipe exterior of appliances
      • Clean exterior of cabinets and pantry
      • Clean rangehood

All Rooms


      • Dust all accessible surfaces 
      • Vacuum and mop all floors
      • Mirrors cleaned and polished
      • Empty garbage bins