Moving out of a rented property in the Netherlands? To ensure a smooth transition and the return of your security deposit, it's essential to perform a thorough end of lease cleaning. Use this checklist to guide you through the process and make sure you leave the property in impeccable condition.
- Clean and disinfect all countertops and surfaces.
- Clean inside and outside of all kitchen appliances (oven, stovetop, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher).
- Remove and clean all shelves and drawers in the cabinets.
- Clean and disinfect sinks, faucets, and handles.
- Wipe down walls and backsplash.
- Remove any food debris from the pantry.
- Scrub and disinfect the toilet, including the bowl, seat, and tank.
- Clean and disinfect the bathtub, shower, and sink.
- Remove soap scum and mildew.
- Wipe down mirrors, glass, and any glass shelves.
- Clean and disinfect all bathroom fixtures.
- Sweep and mop the bathroom floor.
Living Areas and Bedrooms
- Dust and wipe down all surfaces, including shelves and baseboards.
- Vacuum and/or sweep and mop all floors, including carpets and rugs.
- Clean inside closets and remove any items left behind.
- Wipe down light switches and electrical outlets.
- Clean and disinfect ceiling fans, if applicable.
- Clean windows and window sills.
- Dust and wipe down doors and door frames.
- Clean and disinfect light fixtures.
- Remove cobwebs from corners and ceilings.
- Inspect walls for scuff marks and clean as needed.
- Clean and disinfect any other high-touch areas.
- Check smoke detectors and replace batteries if necessary.
- Vacuum carpets and rugs, and consider professional carpet cleaning if required.
- Sweep and mop hard floors, ensuring there are no visible stains.
- Clean and shine any hardwood floors.
- Inspect and clean tile grout.
- Sweep and tidy up balconies, patios, or outdoor areas.
- Clean and disinfect outdoor furniture, if applicable.
- Remove any debris or garbage from the premises.
- Replace any burnt-out light bulbs.
- Ensure all personal belongings are removed from the property.
- Double-check all cleaning tasks to ensure nothing is missed.
GetEase: Your End of Lease Cleaning Partner
End of lease cleaning is a crucial step in securing the return of your deposit and leaving a positive impression on your landlord or property manager. For a hassle-free and thorough end of lease cleaning in the Netherlands, consider GetEase. Our professional cleaners are experienced in performing detailed cleaning tasks, ensuring your rental property is left in pristine condition.
By following this checklist and enlisting the help of GetEase, you can move out with confidence, knowing that your former rental property has been impeccably cleaned and is ready for its next occupants.