Vacating Checklist

Please ensure you attend to the following areas of cleaning when vacating the property:

GARDEN – Front & Back yards  (where applicable)

  • Mow Lawn
  • Weed garden
  • Rake leaves
  • Prune trees and plants
  • Remove rubbish
  • Sweep paved areas
  • Remove cobwebs from windows, door frames, eaves & trellises
  • Neatly wind up hoses
  • If colorbond fences, hose down fence after mowing, edging

INTERIOR – all rooms in general

 Remove marks from walls (eg use sugar soap)

  • Dust architraves & skirtings
  • Remove cobwebs from cornices
  • Remove fingermarks from around light switches
  • Dust light shades & replace all burnt out light bulbs
  • Clean blinds (steam clean curtains)
  • Clean windows (both inside & out)
  • Clean window sills
  • Clean all flyscreens
  • Mop floors
  • Professionally steam clean carpets (Please provide copy of receipt to Property Manager)


 Clean vanity, basin & mirrors

  • Clean benches & cupboards
  • Clean tiles & grouting, remove mould (eg use Exit Mould)
  • Clean bath tub
  • Clean shower recess
  • Clean all taps & spouts
  • Clean exhaust fan


  • Clean exhaust fan
  • Clean oven & grill
  • Clean stove, hotplates & nobs
  • Clean sink
  • Clean all splashback tiles, remove any mould
  • Clean out pantry & shelving in all cupboards, wipe down all surfaces including front of cupboards
  • Wipe down benches
  • If property furnished, move fridge out of recess & clean behind


  • Clean exhaust fan
  • Clean inside and out of toilet bowl
  • Wipe down cistern, toilet seat and cover
  • Wipe clean toilet rose


  • Sweep out garage
  • Wipe cobwebs from garage door
  • Clean windows & sills
  • Remove cobwebs from cornices
  • Remove any oil stains from concrete / driveway


  • Get your mail redirected to your new address – through the Post Office
  • Get the electricity and/or gas disconnected
  • Get the home phone line disconnected

Please make special note that NO RUBBISH is to be left on or out the front of the property. If there is a collection due and you wish to leave items for collection you will need to notify us when returning keys- Otherwise our handyman will remove rubbish at the tenants (your) expense.