Checklist for House Cleaners


Ensuring a thorough and efficient cleaning process is vital in delivering top-notch service and leaving your clients’ homes sparkling clean.

To assist you in achieving excellence in your cleaning endeavors, we have prepared a comprehensive checklist template that covers all the essential areas requiring attention.

By following this checklist for house cleaners, you can systematically clean each room and ensure no detail is overlooked.

General Tasks:

[  ] Inspect the entire house for any areas that need special attention or repairs.

[  ] Gather all necessary cleaning supplies and equipment before starting.

Living Room:

[  ] Dust all surfaces, including shelves, tables, picture frames, and electronics.

[  ] Vacuum and/or sweep the floors, and mop hard surfaces.

[  ] Clean mirrors and glass surfaces.

[  ] Vacuum and fluff sofas and cushions.

[  ] Empty and clean ashtrays (if applicable).


[  ] Clean and disinfect countertops, backsplash, and sink.

[  ] Clean exterior and interior of all appliances (microwave, oven, refrigerator, etc.).

[  ] Wipe down cabinets, handles, and knobs.

[  ] Empty and clean the trash can.

[  ] Sweep and mop the floors.


[  ] Clean and sanitize the sink, faucet, and countertops.

[  ] Scrub and disinfect the toilet, including the handle and base.

[  ] Clean the shower/tub, tiles, and glass doors.

[  ] Replace used towels with clean ones.

[  ] Sweep and mop the floors.


[  ] Change bed linens and make the beds.

[  ] Dust all surfaces, including furniture and decorations.

[  ] Vacuum and/or sweep the floors, and mop hard surfaces.

[  ] Organize clothes and personal items.

Dining Room:

[  ] Dust all surfaces, including the dining table and chairs.

[  ] Vacuum and/or sweep the floors, and mop hard surfaces.

[  ] Wipe down cabinets and storage units.

Hallways and Entryways:

[  ] Dust all surfaces, including shelves and decorations.

[  ] Vacuum and/or sweep the floors, and mop hard surfaces.

[  ] Clean entryway mirrors and glass if applicable.

Congratulations! You’ve completed the comprehensive house cleaning checklist, ensuring every nook and cranny of your client’s home is immaculate.

By following this checklist diligently, you’re on your way to providing exceptional service and meeting your client’s expectations.

Remember, a clean home is a happy home, and your dedication to the job will be greatly appreciated by your satisfied clients.

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