Vrbo Cleaning Checklist Template by la conner, WA Host.

Get Started

  • Organize cupboards and check for crumbs
  • Clean inside of oven, make sure no cooking stains or grime left. Only clean with self-cleaning oven cleaning supplies
  • Clean appliance exteriors, including the inside of toaster and coffee maker. Double check for wipe marks and finger prints
  • Clean inside and outside of refrigerator and microwave.
  • Clean and disinfect the freezer
  • Clean any grease off the microwave vent / fan
  • Vacuum and wash floors. Make sure there is no running water on mop. If water gets between floor cracks it will damage the floor
  • Empty dishwasher, and quickly organize cupboards. Check for dust or crumbs inside cupboards. (Dark mugs go into bottom drawer)
  • Clean and sanitize mats on dining table
  • Restock dish detergent, liquid dish soap, coffee filters, and trash bags.
  • Put out X clean dishtowels, and a new dish rag/sponge.
  • Remove any leftover garbage and wipe garbage
  • Clean table and vacuum any crumbs out of table cracks
  • Clean kitchen window
  • Throw away all food items. Leave nothing in refrigerator

Living Room

  • Clean, wipe dust, and vacuum all furniture
  • Wipe Dust of window sills and ledges
  • Dust furniture, blinds, picture frames, knickknacks, ceiling fans, and lamps
  • Vacuum carpets and wash floors. Vacuum and wash under couch
  • Vacuum furniture, including under seat cushions
  • Clean sliding glass doors
  • Spray couch & throw blankets with disinfection spray


  • Change sheets and pillowcases. If sheets wrinkled iron especially ends of the sheet facing out and pillow cases
  • Wash all bed linen including coverlet. Add bleach to all white laundry washes
  • Check for hair or any fuzz on the sheets, pillows, etc
  • Vacuum floor and under beds. Wipe under beds
  • Check for personal belongings left in drawers and closets
  • Dust furniture and clean mirrors
  • Check windows, glass and vanity for fingerprints
  • Make sure light bulbs are not burned out
  • Check for wear and tear or stains on sheets and blankets
  • Spray comforters / blankets with sanitary febreze or Lysol disinfection spray


  • Clean, scrub and sanitize showers, bathtubs, vanity, sinks, and backsplashes
  • Clean mirrors
  • Clean, scrub and sanitize showers, bathtubs, vanity, sinks, and backsplashes
  • Clean and sanitize toilets
  • Polish chrome
  • Wash floors and tile walls
  • Empty wastebasket
  • Check vanity drawers and clean inside cabinets
  • Replenish liquid hand soap
  • Supply clean linens, X hand towels, X washcloths, X bath towels per guest and X shower mat
  • Wash all towels and bath mats. Add bleach to all white laundry

Other Areas

  • Wipe down and sanitize all remote controls. Check batteries
  • Be sure all garbage/waste baskets are clean
  • Be sure dishwasher is unloaded
  • Be sure refrigerator is clean inside
  • Check for hair on furniture, linens, bed, etc
  • Check light bulbs, change if necessary
  • Wipe off patio set, clean barbeque grill. Check for propane in barbeque grill
  • Winter: Remove ash from woodstove
  • Notify owner immediately if you notice any damages, missing items, or if the home was left excessively dirty. Take pictures of any damaged or dirty items
  • Lock supply room and doors before leaving

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