The Ultimate End of Lease Cleaning Checklist

If you’re nearing the end of your lease and are planning to move out, there are many things to think about. From securing your next home and arranging address changes with suppliers, utilities and services through to packing and transit, it’s easy to let your final clean slip to the bottom of your to-do list. However, if you don’t manage to leave the property in the best possible shape, you might end up incurring extra costs from your landlord that you might not have expected.

To help you get things straight, here’s a handy end of lease cleaning checklist to follow:

General interior

You’d be surprised at just how much cleaning there is to do in your household. Keep this list near you, so that when the time comes, you’ll be ready for your moving out cleaning. 


End of lease cleaning needs a lot of attention to detail. Your kitchen has likely seen a lot of cooking action the years and has probably built up grease, dust and other debris from daily use. Here’s what to look out for:


Just like your kitchen, your toilet and bathroom have many nooks and crannies to clean up. Here’s what you need to do to get everything sparkling clean and ready for your landlord’s end of lease cleaning inspection:

Bedroom and living room

While these don’t accumulate the same kind of mess as kitchens and bathrooms, you’ll be surprised at the amount of dust your rest areas can collect.


More moving tips

We hope the above end of lease cleaning checklist is useful to you. If you’re moving soon or helping a friend, why not take a look at our house packing tips and other moving advice on our blog. Good luck! 

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