Vacation Rental Cleaning Checklist

Use this Vacation Rental Cleaning Checklist template for a systematic cleaning approach, ensuring a spotless atmosphere for guests in your rental property.

Vacation Rental Cleaning Checklist



Living Room

1. Are stereos, game systems, TVs, and remotes clean and disinfected?


Photo Comment

2. Is the welcome sheet/book in a visible place and in good condition?


Photo Comment

3. Are the floors/carpets swept, vacuumed, and moped?


Photo Comment

4. Are cushions and couches checked for debris and other items?


Photo Comment

5. Are decor items such as pillows and blankets cleaned and straightened?


Photo Comment

6. Are window sills and ledges dusted?


Photo Comment

7. Are blinds, picture frames, knickknacks, ceiling fans, and lamps dusted and clean?


Photo Comment

8. Are all board games, movies, and books in good condition and neatly organized?


Photo Comment

9. Are the interior windows and sliding glass doors washed?


Photo Comment

10. Are the floors swept?


Photo Comment

11. If there's a fireplace, is it checked that there are no ashes and that firewood is neatly stacked?


Photo Comment
Garage

1. Is all trash and recycling disposed of?


Photo Comment

2. Are the floors swept?


Photo Comment

3. Are all owner items stored in the garage secure and in their designated places?


Photo Comment
Outdoor Spaces

1. Is the porch swept, and the entry door dusted off?


Photo Comment

2. Are the cushions in good condition and ready for upcoming guests, and is the patio set wiped off and straightened?


Photo Comment

3. Are the BBQ grill and grilling tools clean, and is there enough propane (if applicable) for upcoming guests?


Photo Comment

4. Are all outdoor lights functioning?


Photo Comment

5. Is it ensured that all cigarette butts and pet scat are removed?


Photo Comment
Bathrooms

1. Are showers, bathtubs, vanities, sinks, and backsplashes cleaned, scrubbed, disinfected, and sanitized?


Photo Comment

2. Are mirrors cleaned?


Photo Comment

3. Are toilets cleaned and sanitized inside, outside, under the front, around the base, and behind?


Photo Comment

4. Are floors swept and mopped?


Photo Comment

5. Is the trash removed, and are the trash cans cleaned?


Photo Comment

6. Are the tile walls washed?


Photo Comment

7. Are soap, bathroom liquids, and amenities replenished?


Photo Comment

8. Is toilet paper replenished, with two extra rolls under the sink?


Photo Comment

9. Are clean towels and a shower mat set up with "hotel-standard" staging?


Photo Comment

10. Are towels checked for wear, tear, and stains?


Photo Comment

11. Are shower curtains or doors checked for mold and water spots?


Photo Comment

12. Are windows and windowsills wiped down?


Photo Comment

13. Are vents and fans clean of dust and debris?


Photo Comment

14. Is the hair dryer cleaned and neatly placed under the sink or in a drawer?


Photo Comment

15. Is the tissue box sufficiently full?


Photo Comment

16. Are drawers and cabinets cleaned out?


Photo Comment
Laundry Area

1. Are the washer and dryer checked to ensure they are empty, and is the lint trap cleaned?


Photo Comment

2. Are the machines, including seal areas, wiped down, and are they left open?


Photo Comment

3. Is the floor washed, either swept or mopped?


Photo Comment

4. Is the trash removed, and are the trash cans cleaned?


Photo Comment

5. Are laundry provisions stocked, including laundry detergent, dryer sheets, or fabric softener?


Photo Comment

6. Are the iron, ironing board, and distilled water in their designated places?


Photo Comment
Throughout The Home

1. Is it reported if the smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are beeping?


Photo Comment

2. Have guests' personal belongings left in the rooms been checked for and reported?


Photo Comment

3. Are the locks checked, and the entry doors closed? Is it reported if there is a battery warning on the locks?


Photo Comment

4. Are A/C vents, grids, and fans dusted and tested?


Photo Comment

5. Are thermostats set to the agreed-upon temperature for an empty house or an upcoming arrival?


Photo Comment

6. Are all the interior windows checked, cleaned, closed, and locked before leaving?


Photo Comment

7. Are pest control service needs checked for?


Photo Comment

8. Have stains on carpets, rugs, furniture, or curtains been checked for?


Photo Comment

9. Are magazines older than six months discarded?


Photo Comment

10. Are photos taken of each room and patio once service is completed?


Photo Comment

11. Are high-touch surfaces such as handles, doorknobs, and counters disinfected?


Photo Comment

12. Are paper plates, plastic cups, plastic cutlery, and paper/plastic bags discarded?


Photo Comment

13. Is it ensured the home is not only clean but staged attractively?


Photo Comment
Kitchen

1. Is it ensured to load, run, and empty the dishwasher, and are all dirty dishes and dishwasher rims cleaned?


Photo Comment

2. Is any leftover food discarded and donated if the seal is unbroken?


Photo Comment

3. Are trash and recyclables removed, trash cans cleaned and sanitized, and trash bags replaced?


Photo Comment

4. Are counters, cabinets, tables, and chairs clean and disinfected?


Photo Comment

5. Is the inside of the oven wiped and the range top cleaned?


Photo Comment

6. Are sinks and backsplashes cleaned, scrubbed, and sanitized?


Photo Comment

7. Are appliances, including the interiors and exteriors of the toaster oven, microwave, coffee maker, and phone, cleaned and disinfected regularly?


Photo Comment

8. Is it ensured to empty and clean the insides and outsides of the refrigerators and freezers while also checking the ice quantity and quality?


Photo Comment

9. Is the floor swept and moped?


Photo Comment

10. Are windows and windowsills regularly wiped down?


Photo Comment

11. Are soap dispensers regularly refilled?


Photo Comment

12. Are clean dish towels, linen napkins, and new sponges regularly put out?


Photo Comment

13. Is it ensured all dishes, utensils, pots, and pans are clean and arranged attractively?


Photo Comment

14. Are flatware, tableware, glasses, and mugs regularly cleaned and disinfected?


Photo Comment
Bedrooms

1. Are sheets and pillowcases changed regularly, and is "hotel-standard" bedmaking followed?


Photo Comment

2. Is the mattress pad checked for wear and tear, and are pillows, pillow protectors, sheets, and blankets cleaned or replaced when necessary?


Photo Comment

3. Is the floor vacuumed and under beds as well?


Photo Comment

4. Is the trash removed, and are trash cans cleaned?


Photo Comment

5. Are personal belongings or trash left in drawers, closets, under the bed, behind the headboards, and nightstands checked?


Photo Comment

6. Are window sills and ledges regularly dusted?


Photo Comment

7. Are all mirrors cleaned and furniture, knickknacks, ceiling fans, blinds, and windowsills dusted?


Photo Comment

8. Are clocks on the correct time and outlets available for phone charging?


Photo Comment

9. Have stereos, game systems, TVs, and remotes been cleaned and disinfected?


Photo Comment

10. Are closets stocked with an appropriate number of hangers, floor fans, humidifiers (if applicable), extra-clean blankets, and pillows in plastic storage bags/bins?


Photo Comment

11. Are linens washed at the highest temperature recommended and completely dried before storage?


Photo Comment

Is this sample what you are looking for?
Sign up to use & customise this template, or create your own custom checklist:

Checklist by GoAudits.com – Please note that this checklist is intended as an example. We do not guarantee compliance with the laws applicable to your territory or industry. You should seek professional advice to determine how this checklist should be adapted to your workplace or jurisdiction.

Seeing is Believing

Get a live demo customized to your unique needs, or get started with a 14-day FREE trial.

linkedin linkedin