Tenant move out checklist |

Edinburgh Letting Centre


When it’s time to move out, provide us with a notice, as outlined in your lease agreement. You will receive a letter detailing your next steps. We expect the property to be returned in a professionally cleaned condition, mirroring the state it was in when you moved in.

We’ve provided a comprehensive list of cleaning tasks to assist you. If needed, we can share contact details of reliable cleaners and carpet cleaning specialists.

Cleaning Tasks

  • Clean windows inside and out.
  • Clean window sills, bannisters.
  • Vacuum and remove any stains from carpets.
  • If you kept pets, please have the carpets professionally cleaned.
  • Dust skirting boards. Dust radiators. Clean and dust all sockets.
  • Clean ceiling and wall lamps, shades etc.
  • Clean laminate/vinyl/tiled floors.
  • Empty cupboards and drawers of your belongings and clean them.
  • Clean bath, showers, sinks and taps, clean tiles.
  • Clean all kitchen units, cupboards and drawers and remove all food.
  • Clean oven, cooker, hob, cooker hood, replace filter.
  • Clean filter of tumble dryer.
  • Clean liquid/powder compartment of washing machine.
  • Defrost and clean fridge/freezer, then leave doors open.
  • Clean all plates, glass and cutlery, cooking utensils, etc.
  • Clean all mirrors, pictures with glass, ornaments, vacuum upholstered furniture, empty vacuum cleaner, fit clean vacuum bag and remove all rubbish from property.

Other Tasks

  • Empty house of all your contents. Do not leave anything for the next tenant – as we will have to charge a removal fee.
  • Return furniture to the original position, if moved.
  • Replace missing, broken or damaged items (like for like).
  • Leave bedding cleaned and ironed.
  • Mow lawn and leave garden and garage tidy. Empty the garage of all your contents.
  • Lock garage, windows and doors.
  • Order mail forwarding service at the post office.
  • Return all keys.
  • There will be no access to property after the check out.
  • We can provide you with contact details of trustworthy cleaners and carpet cleaning specialists, if required.

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