(214) 227-7669
3415 Custer Road, Suite #122, Plano, TX 75023
info@fm024.com

Move Out Cleaning Checklist

Please follow the guidelines below to maximize the return of your security deposit. We will use the inventory and condition report that you should have completed and returned upon occupying the property to evaluate the property upon vacating.

  • Unit must be completely free of all personal items and trash
  • Dust and clean all floors, walls, ceilings, baseboards, and window sills
  • Dust and clean kitchen counters and cabinets
  • Replace all damaged or broken window coverings
  • Clean all bathroom fixtures, sinks, showers, bathtubs, toilets and behind the toilets
  • Clean all kitchen fixtures and sink
  • Garbage disposal should be tested and free from blockage
  • All appliances must be pulled from the wall and thoroughly cleaned inside and out
  • Floors and walls behind appliances must be dusted, cleaned and free of grease
  • Stove drip pans must be replaced. Any broken stove knobs must be replaced
  • Electrical light and wall switch cover plates must be replaced if broken, stained or missing
  • All burned out light bulbs or florescent tubes must be replaced with the same watt bulbs
  • Bathroom light fixture bulbs must be replaced with the same style bulb
  • Clean all bathroom mirrors
  • Replace all broken or missing bathroom towel racks and toilet paper holders
  • Fireplace must be cleaned out and dust free
  • Patios, balconies, and storage closets must be swept and free of debris and trash
  • Change all A/C filters with the correct size filter
  • Dust and clean all light fixture covers, ceiling fans and blades
  • Replace all broken or missing light fixture covers
  • All dead bugs must be removed. Flea bomb if you’ve had a pet
  • All hard surface floors must be mopped and free of scuff marks
  • Carpets must be professionally cleaned and any pet odors removed if needed. Copy of receipt is required
  • Replace all broken or missing window panes and screens
  • Remove all unauthorized bedroom locking door knobs installed by tenant
  • All pilot lights should be on or gas turned off to fixture
  • Lawn, garden and hedges must be trimmed, cut and cleaned thoroughly
  • Garage must be swept clean and free of all personal items and trash
  • Do not leave any trash, personal items, or furniture at the curb or anywhere on the property
  • IF YOU TOUCH UP PAINT MAKE SURE THE PAINT WILL MATCH. IF YOU PAINT AND IT DOES NOT MATCH, YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR REPAINTING
  • All utilities must remain on for 5 days after move out

If you have any questions, please call our office at (214) 227-7669. North Texas Property Management appreciates your tenancy and would be happy to help you in the future with your housing needs