RESIDENTIAL CLEANING CHECKLIST

GENERAL CLEANING

Bedroom

  • Dust off corners of room up to ceiling edges, ceiling fans, door panels, cabinets, shelves, chairs, baseboards, window sills and radiators

  • Dust off all other surfaces and furniture

  • Wipe and polish mirrors

  • Clean/disinfect door knobs and light switches 

  • Spot clean doors

  • Change linens and make the bed (upon request) 

  • Empty Trash can             

  • Vacuum floor and rugs (including under the bed) 

  • Mop if not carpet          

 

Bathroom

  • Dust off corners of room up to ceiling edges, counters, door panels and window sills 

  • Clean/disinfect toilets

  • Clean/disinfect showers (including walls and floor)

  • Polish mirror, glass and fixtures

  • Clean/disinfect door knobs and light switches

  • Spot clean doors

  • Empty trash can

  • Vacuum and mop the floor

  • Take dirty clothes to utility or laundry room                                     

 

Stairways / Hallways

  • Dust off corners of room to ceiling edges 

  • Dust baseboards

  • Vacuum the steps

  • Wipe and polish hand rails    

 

Kitchen

  • Dust off corners of room up to ceiling edges, counters, cabinets, refrigerator, chairs, door panels and window sills

  • Clean/disinfect outside of appliances (refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, etc.) 

  • Clean/disinfect surfaces of countertops, cabinets, shelves, tables

  • Clean stove tops and oven

  • Clean/disinfect door knobs and light switches 

  • Spot clean doors

  • Empty trash can

  • Vacuum rugs

  • Vacuum and mop the floor        

 

Living Room / Dining Room

  • Dust off corners of room up to ceiling edges, counters, cabinets, refrigerator, chairs, door panels and window sills 

  • Dust shelves, chairs, baseboards, radiators

  • Wipe and clean furniture including TV

  • Vacuum chairs and couches

  • Vacuum and mop the floor if not carpet

  • Dust radiators

  • Polish glass, door knobs and/or floor     

 

Utility/Laundry Room

  • Dust off corner of the room to the ceiling edges including cabinets and shelves 

  • Dust the baseboards

  • Sweep and mop the floor

  • Clean/disinfect door knobs and light switches

  • Spot clean doors

SPRING/DEEP CLEANING

Bedroom

  • Dust off corners of room up to ceiling edges, ceiling fans, door panels, desk, dressers, pictures, lamp shades, blinds, window sills

  • Damp wipe baseboards, door panels/frames and window sills

  • Dust off all other surfaces and furniture

  • Wipe and polish mirrors

  • Clean/disinfect door knobs and light switches

  • Spot clean doors

  • Change linens and make the bed (upon request)

  • Empty Trash can

  • Vacuum floor and rugs (including under the bed)

  • Damp mop if not carpet

 

Bathroom

  • Dust off corners of room up to ceiling edges, counters, door, panels, window sills and blinds

  • Clean/disinfect toilets

  • Clean/disinfect showers (including walls and floor)

  • Damp wipe baseboards, door panels/frames and window sills

  • Clean all inside windows (reachable)

  • Polish mirror, glass and fixtures

  • Clean/disinfect door knobs and light switches

  • Spot clean doors

  • Empty trash can

  • Vacuum and mop the floor

  • Take dirty clothes to utility or laundry room

 

Stairways / Hallways

  • Dust off corners of room to ceiling edges

  • Dust baseboards

  • Damp wipe baseboards, door panels/frames and window sills

  • Vacuum the steps

  • Wipe and polish hand rails

 

Kitchen

  • Dust off corners of room up to ceiling edges, counters, cabinets, refrigerator, chairs, door panels, window sills and blinds

  • Damp wipe baseboards, cabinets, door panel/frame and window sills

  • Clean all inside windows (reachable)

  • Clean/disinfect appliances (refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, etc.)

  • Clean inside microwave

  • Clean/disinfect surfaces of countertops, cabinets, shelves, tables

  • Clean stove tops and outside of oven

  • Clean/disinfect door knobs and light switches

  • Spot clean doors

  • Empty trash can

  • Vacuum rugs

  • Vacuum and mop the floor

 

Living Room / Dining Room

  • Dust off corners of room up to ceiling edges, ceiling fans, door panels, cabinets, shelves, chairs, baseboards, radiators

  • Damp wipe baseboards, door panels/frames and window sills

  • Clean all inside windows (reachable)

  • Wipe and clean furniture including TV

  • Vacuum chairs and couches

  • Dust radiators

  • Polish glass, door knobs

  • Vacuum and mop the floor (including under counters and cabinets)

 

Utility/Laundry Room

  • Dust off corner of the room to the ceiling edges including cabinets and shelves

  • Dust the baseboards

  • Damp wipe baseboards, door panels/frames and window sills

  • Sweep and mop the floor

  • Clean/disinfect door knobs and light switches

  • Spot clean doors

  • Polish mirrors

MOVE IN/OUT CLEANING

Bedroom

  • Dust off corners of room up to ceiling edges, ceiling fans, door panels, desk, dressers, pictures, lamp shades, blinds, window sills

  • Damp wipe baseboards, door panels/frames and window sills

  • Dust/wipe off all other surfaces and furniture 

  • Wipe and polish mirrors

  • Clean/disinfect door knobs and light switches 

  • Spot clean doors

  • Empty trash can

  • Vacuum floor and rugs (including under the bed)

  • Damp mop if not carpet

  • Change linens and make the bed (upon request)

 

Bathroom

  • Clean/disinfect toilets

  • Clean/disinfect showers (including walls and floor)

  • Dust off corners of room up to ceiling edges, counters, door, panels, window sills and blinds

  • Damp wipe baseboards, door panels/frames and window sills

  • Clean out cabinets

  • Polish mirror, glass and fixtures

  • Clean/disinfect door knobs and light switches

  • Spot clean doors

  • Empty trash can

  • Vacuum and mop the floor

 

Stairways / Hallways

  • Dust off corners of room to ceiling edges

  • Dust baseboards

  • Damp wipe baseboards, door panels/frames and window sills

  • Vacuum the steps

  • Wipe and polish hand rails

 

Kitchen

  • Dust off corners of room up to ceiling edges, counters, cabinets, refrigerator, chairs, door panels, window sills and blinds

  • Damp wipe baseboards, door panels/frames and window sills

  • Clean inside of refrigerator

  • Clean inside/outside cabinets

  • Clean/disinfect appliances (refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, etc.)

  • Clean/disinfect surfaces of countertops, cabinets, shelves, tables

  • Clean stove tops and oven

  • Clean/disinfect door knobs and light switches

  • Spot clean doors

  • Empty trash can

  • Vacuum rugs

  • Vacuum and mop the floor

 

Living Room / Dining Room

  • Dust off corners of room up to ceiling edges, ceiling fans, door panels, cabinets, shelves, chairs, baseboards, radiators

  • Damp wipe baseboards, door panels/frames and window sills

  • Wipe and clean furniture including TV

  • Vacuum chairs and couches

  • Vacuum and mop the floor (including under counters and cabinets)

  • Dust radiators

  • Polish glass, door knobs and/or floor

 

Utility/Laundry Room

  • Dust off corner of the room to the ceiling edges including cabinets and shelves

  • Dust the baseboards

  • Damp wipe baseboards, door panels/frames and window sills

  • Sweep and mop the floor

  • Clean/disinfect door knobs and light switches

  • Spot clean doors

  • Polish mirrors