There is a lot to be considered when you're handing over your home. One of those things is final cleaning. It may seem unclear as to what actually has to be done when it comes to cleaning. Therefore, we've gathered some information about final cleaning so you know it's done right!
Moving cleaning may not be the most fun thing to do. However, it is the landlord's responsibility to ensure that the home is in good condition when the tenant moves in. Keep in mind that cleaning when moving is something that will set the expectations of the entire sublet as well as how the tenant should expect to return the apartment. Therefore, make sure it is done properly and professionally.
Do you consider cleaning yourself? Read this first:
- It's boring. Keep in mind that a move in cleaning is an extremely thorough cleaning. It can therefore become very lengthly and boring. Which could result in you not being as thorough as you initially wanted.
- It takes time. A professional cleaning company usually estimate about 10 hours of cleaning when calculating the price. That means cleaners that clean non stop. It is therefore impossible to escape the fact that the cleaning takes time. Time that's taken from you when you are in the process of moving house.
- It may not be good enough. No matter how good you are at cleaning, it is usually not enough to be in the standards of being considered professionally done. This may cause the landlord or tenant to complain and you are therefore forced to hire a cleaning company that you have to pay for. And that is after you have spent both time and energy on cleaning which ended up being insufficient.
If you or the tenant would choose to carry out the cleaning yourself, even if it's not recommended, make sure you get it right. Therefore, review the checklist in this article and go through all steps.
Should you move in / get back your home and you feel that the cleaning isn't properly done. Review the checklist. If you feel things are missing, contact us so we can help you to get compensation.
If the landlord and tenant have not agreed on other conditions on move in, the checklist in this article will be the measuring stick Qasa will use when assessing a move in / move out cleaning and potential compensation.