There is a lot to be considered when you're moving houses. One of those things is final cleaning. It may seem unclear as to what actually has to be done when it comes to move out cleaning. Here are a few pointers to it.
It is the tenant's responsibility to ensure that the home is in good condition when returning it to the landlord. Therefore, make sure it is done properly and professionally.
If you want to do the cleaning yourself there are some things you should consider. A move out cleaning is an extremely thorough cleaning. A professional cleaning company usually estimate about 10 hours of cleaning when calculating the price. You should also consider the fact that your cleaning 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 to complain and you are therefore forced to hire a cleaning company that you have to pay for, after you have spent both time and energy on cleaning which ended up being insufficient.
If you or the landlord 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 the 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 below will be what we will use when we are assessing a move in/move out cleaning and potential compensation.