Main Interior Rooms

ALL ROOMS
Clean especially around:

  • Doors
  • Windows
  • Light switches
  • Baseboards
  • Wash lace curtains and have draperies cleaned if necessary
  • Remove or pull back dark curtains
  • Lubricate window slides (soap for wood/silicon or a candle stump for metal)
  • Make sure doors open smoothly
  • Clean ceiling light fixtures
  • Check for cobwebs in all corners
  • Fix any scratches in wooden floors
  • Replace worn/broken flooring
  • Remove or replace worn carpet
  • Use area rugs where needed
  • Empty wastebaskets
  • Make the beds
  • Fluff the pillows

KITCHEN

  • Keep dishes and food out of sight
  • Clean appliances
  • Clean range hood, including light bulbs
  • Clean behind appliances
  • Keep floor clean
  • Clean light fixtures
  • Make sure all electrical outlets work
  • Eliminate cooking odors
  • Deodorize garbage disposal, dishwasher, refrigerator
  • Repair faucets
  • Put fresh shelf paper in cabinets
  • Organize cupboards
  • Clean out under sink
  • Replace garbage disposal gasket to reduce noise
       

BATHROOMS

  • Keep them spotlessly clean
  • Shine mirrors
  • Keep wastebasket empty and clean
  • Clean out cabinets and remove non-essentials
  • Keep fresh, clean towels on towel racks
  • Clean shower door — if sliding door, keep track well lubricated
  • Remove soap residue, mildew and mold from sink/tub/shower
  • Remove lime deposits from fixtures/drains/sink/toilet bowl
  • Remove stains from porcelain sink/tub/toilet
  • Replace torn/moldy shower curtain
  • Clean tile grout
  • Make sure toilet flushes properly — replace mechanism if necessary
  • Clean exhaust fan/heater — replace if broken or noisy
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