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Trout Creek Rental Management

Spring and Fall Cleaning Checklist

 

Unit Number: ______________

Date of Completion:  ____________

Who performed cleaning: ____________

 

General Areas

Furnace and Hot water tank – wipe down

A/C vents and cold air returns – vacuum and wash down

Sliding Glass Doors – clean inside and out, as well as the door tracks

Ceiling fans and light fixtures washed 

Cobwebs knocked down

All woodwork washed down

Mini-blinds dusted

Inventory – update inventory sheet of all standard unit items brought up to date

Wash any marks off walls

Wipe down all outside light fixtures

 

Living Room and Dining Room

q    All wood wiped down with appropriate cleaner i.e. Murphy’s Oil Soap

¦     Baseboards, wainscoting, chair railings, paneling, molding, mantels

¦     Banisters and railings – Murphy Oil

¦     Dining room tables, coffee tables and end tables – Minwax where appropriate

¦    Window sills, doors, and door jams 

q       Floors

¦       Throw rugs laundered

¦       Wood floors cleaned with appropriate cleaner

¦       Tile floors cleaned

q       All decorative items cleaned and dusted

¦       Lamps, shades, and light bulbs

¦       Wall hangings and mirrors

¦       Electronic equipment

¦       Knick Knacks

¦       Artificial plants and trees dusted and sprayed down with water. Replace if missing leaves or falling apart.

q       Cabinetry and shelving cleaned inside and out

q       Wood Fireplaces cleaned inside. Glass doors cleaned inside and out

q       Light fixtures and ceiling fans wiped clean (within reach, living room ceiling fans in loft units will be an additional cost to clean)

q       Window treatments dusted

q       Mini-blinds dusted, vertical blinds wiped down.

 

 

 Bedrooms

q    All wood & drywall wiped down with appropriate cleaner

q       Beds

¦       Headboards and bed frames dusted

¦       Vacuum under beds

¦       Wash baseboards behind beds

q       Linens (on the beds, hide-a-beds and in laundry closet)

¦       Mattress pads bleached so that they are fresh and also free of stains. Mattress pads with the elastic corners worn out are not acceptable.

¦       Blankets washed and softened with fabric softener (if blankets are nubby, torn, stained they will need to be replaced)

¦       Dust ruffles washed. Torn or holy ruffles are not acceptable.

¦       Bedspreads & comforters washed or dry cleaned…must be free of stains & tears

¦       Sheets – inventory for stains and tears. If the elastic on the corners of the fitted sheets has worn and is stretched out, they will need to be replaced. Patches on sheets are not acceptable.

¦       Throw pillows need to be free of stains and tears.

¦       Pillows need to be inventoried carefully. Pillows must be plump and free of stains. Pillows that are flat or stained are not acceptable. This includes pillows inside of the pillow shams.

¦       Pillow shams washed

¦       Pillow covers – bleach so that they are fresh and also free of stains

§          Please remember to remove all pillows from shams to check pillow and pillow cover

§          Check all zippers on the covers to be sure that they zip properly

q       All decorative items cleaned and dusted

¦       Lamps, shades, and light bulbs

¦       Wall hangings and mirrors

¦       Electronic equipment

¦       Knick Knacks

¦       Artificial plants and trees dusted and sprayed down with water. Replace if missing leaves or falling apart.

q       Cabinetry and shelving cleaned inside and out

q       Closets cleaned out, wiped down and organized. All blankets, pillows and extra comforters need to be washed and inspected.

q       Dressers and drawers wiped inside and out. Please move and clean underneath.

q       Light fixtures and ceiling fans wiped clean

q       Window treatments cleaned/washed.

q       Mini-blinds washed, vertical blinds wiped down.

q       Dress and drawers wiped inside and out

Kitchens

q       Cabinets and drawers

¦       Emptied and cleaned inside, outside, and top

¦       Decorative items taken down and dusted. i.e. clock & pictures

q       Pots/pans, dishes, and utensils washed and organized in cabinets and drawers.

¦       Check all pots, pans, and bakeware.  If items are scratched or in poor condition, they will need to be replaced.

q       Large appliances moved (if not fixed in place) and cleaned inside, outside, behind, under.

¦       Range

¦       Refrigerator

q       All small appliances thoroughly cleaned

¦       Run vinegar and water through coffee pot to clean out lime/calcium buildup

 

q       Floors

¦       Throw rugs laundered. Inspect back of the rugs to be sure that they are not worn out, yellowed or mildewed. If this is the case, please replace.

¦       Wood floors cleaned with appropriate cleaner

¦       Tile floors and grout cleaned

q       Light fixtures taken down and washed

q       Dish towels and dish clothes – inspect and replace where needed

 

Bathrooms

q       Shower curtains and bathmats laundered

q       Shower liners – replace if water stained or torn

q       Tubs, showers, sinks, toilets, mirrors cleaned

q       Clean lime off shower doors and all chrome

q       Soak shower heads in vinegar to remove calcium/lime buildup

q       Whirlpool jets – fill tub with bleach water & run jets to clean

q       Shower doors and tracks thoroughly cleaned & polished up

q       All fixtures dusted and polished

q       Cabinets cleaned inside and out

q       Towels – inventory and replace if torn, faded, stained or worn out

q       All wood, drywall and/or wallpaper – clean with appropriate cleaner

q       Wash woodwork around doors, window sills, baseboards

q       Floors

¦       Throw rugs laundered. If worn, holy or yellowed underneath, please replace

¦       Wood floors cleaned with appropriate cleaner

¦       Tile floors and grout cleaned

 

 Utility-Front Entry Closet/Laundry Rooms

q       Washer and dryer wiped down inside and out, and pulled out and cleaned behind

q       Cabinetry and shelving cleaned inside and out

q       Stored items organized (i.e. ironing board/iron, etc.)

q       Old, unused items in closets should be removed. i.e. old games, puzzles, paint cans etc.

q       Floors and baseboards cleaned

q       Inventory and check everything (even on beds)

¦       Pillow Cases – no yellow drool marks, spots, or tears

¦       Pillow Covers – no yellow drool marks, make sure zippers work 

¦       Pillows – not flat, not yellow, no drool marks (even in shams)

¦       Sheets – make sure elastic is still good on fitted sheets, not spots or tears

¦       Mattress Pads- make sure that they fit the bed well and elastic is still good

¦       Towels – no fraying at the edges, no discoloration, no spot/stains

¦       Blankets – make sure silky is not coming off, not old and nubby, not thin

 

Exterior

q       Decks and Screened Porches

¦       Sweep and knock down cobwebs

¦       Light fixtures cleaned and “de-bugged”

¦       Inspect floor boards to ensure that they are all safe. If any problems, please comment on this form and contact Stewart or Meredith to report.

 

Inventory

q       Update inventory of all contents in condo. Please be sure that the office has a copy. We are happy to copy your inventory in the office.

q       Check each item in condo to be sure that it meets the standards of the rental program, replace items as necessary.

 

Additional Charge Items

q       Carpets professionally cleaned and stain-guarded

q       Fabric upholstery professionally cleaned and stain guarded

q       Comforters taken to Laundromat

q       Blinds professionally cleaned

q       Outside windows

q       Clean window valances

q       Patio Furniture-

¦       Spring– Put patio furniture on deck/balcony. Wash thoroughly and inventory. If furniture is old, torn, broken…please plan on replacing before season begins. Furniture will need to be put out no later than May 15th. If renter is in your condo, and the furniture is not put out yet, we will put it out for you and a $100 charge will apply.

¦       Fall– Remove from deck/balcony and put in locked storage closet.  This must take place on or before October 31st. There is a charge of $100.00 if Trout Creek performs this task for you.

 

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