Cleaning Checklist Template by Host


  • Clean appliances, counters, cabinets, table, and chairs.
  • Clean, scrub, and sanitize sinks, countertops, and backsplashes.
  • Clean range top and wipe out inside of oven.
  • Clean range top and wipe out inside of oven.
  • Clean inside and outside of refrigerator and microwave oven.
  • Wash floor.
  • Empty dishwasher, and quickly organize cupboards.
  • Restock auto dish detergent, liquid dish soap, coffee filters, and trash bags.
  • Put out X clean dishtowels, and a new dish rag/sponge.

Living Room

  • Clean, dust, and vacuum.
  • Dust window sills and ledges.
  • Dust furniture, blinds, picture frames, knickknacks, ceiling fans, and lamps.
  • Vacuum carpets or wash floor.
  • Vacuum furniture, including under seat cushions.
  • Check sofa bed for dirty linens.
  • Wash windows on sliding glass doors.
  • Empty and clean wastebaskets.
  • Be sure to leave clean linens for the sofa bed.


  • Change sheets and pillowcases
  • Vacuum floor and under beds.
  • Check for personal belongings left in drawers and closets.
  • Dust furniture and clean mirrors.
  • Check windows for fingerprints.
  • Make sure light bulbs are not burned out.
  • Check for wear and tear or stains on sheets and blankets.
  • Wash blankets and comforters after every X rentals.


  • Clean, scrub and sanitize showers, bathtubs, vanity, sinks, and backsplashes.
  • Clean mirrors.
  • Clean and sanitize toilets.
  • Polish chrome.
  • Wash floors and tile walls.
  • Empty wastebasket.
  • Replenish liquid hand soap.
  • Supply clean linens, X hand towels, X washcloths, X bath towels per guest and X shower mat.

Other Areas

  • Be sure washer and dryer are empty; clean out lint trap.
  • Check light bulbs, change if necessary.
  • Wipe off patio set, clean barbeque grill.
  • Notify owner immediately if you notice any damages, missing items, or if the home was left excessively dirty.

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