Checklist – Printable Version

To end your month to month rental agreement you need to provide the property management company with 30 days notice, written. If you do not plan to renew or extend your rental lease please also provide a written 30 days notice. To avoid confusion please date your letter and date when you would like your 30 days to begin. Please be sure to keep a copy for your records.

Moving Out Cleaning Checklist


  • Wash all windows inside and out in all rooms – Clean out window tracks
  • Wipe down window sills and curtain rods
  • Wipe down inside and outside of front and back doors
  • Clean out fireplace and wipe down mantel if applicable
  • All marks must be washed off the walls. Remove all nails, do not patch
  • Mop floors
  • All carpeting is to be vacuumed and professionally shampooed. Save receipts and turn them in with final rent.
  • Remove all trash from premises
  • Clean all blinds, drapes, curtains and valances
  • Clean all light fixtures throughout unit and replace any burnt out bulbs
  • Wipe down all baseboards


  • Clean inside and out of dishwasher and range hood
  • Scrub kitchen floor, including under the moveable appliances


  • Wash inside and out with warm water
  • Take out all drawers and wash with warm water and mild soap – let dry and replace
  • Move refrigerator out from wall and clean underneath – DO NOT TURN OFF
  • Freezer must be defrosted and cleaned


  • Remove racks and broiler pan, soak in hot water to clean, dry well
  • Clean inside of oven, top of stove, under elements, pan drawer exhaust fan, and hood
  • Remove lower drawer and clean under stove
  • Wash and dry outside of stove

Cabinets and Drawers:

  • Wash cupboards inside and out
  • Wipe out drawers with damp rag
  • Clean sink and counter top


  • Wash down tile
  • Clean Bathtub, tile around the tub, sink, door, and fixtures
  • Clean inside and out of toilet
  • Clean inside medicine cabinet
  • Clean mirrors
  • Scrub Floors


  • Mow lawn and weed flower beds if applicable
  • Haul away all garbage