Move In/Move Out Cleaning Checklist

Move In/Move Out Cleaning ChecklistWe are a city akin to moving. Tens of thousands of people have moved to Asheville in the past decade. The effects of the global pandemic did little to slow down the population explosion in western North Carolina. In fact, if anything, it only contributed to our growth. Real estate agents have reported selling houses to people from all over the country sight-unseen. Residences rarely remain on the market for more than a few days. The shift to working and learning remotely gave people the opportunity to live wherever they chose. It is obvious why many choose to relocate to the Asheville area. Some of the reasons include:

  • Famous craft breweries and restaurants 
  • Thousands of miles of hiking trail
  • Several world-class mountain bike parks
  • Some of the best kayaking and whitewater rafting in the South
  • Excellent shopping opportunities 
  • Fantastic new careers and a healthy small business community
  • Remarkably good healthcare for a region our size
  • Solid school systems 

There is a lot to draw people to the Asheville area. Whether you are moving to a new home in western North Carolina, or you are relocating within the area, it is important to make sure you both leave your old place clean and thoroughly clean and sanitize your new residence. Asheville Cleaning Company is here to help you accomplish your move in and move out cleaning  checklists. 

Move In and Move Out Cleaning Checklist Asheville, North Carolina 

Here is your quick move in/move out checklist for your western North Carolina home:

Kitchen: In the Kitchen

  • Clean out the refrigerator 
  • Wipe down every cabinet inside and out
  • Sweep and mop
  • Clean out pantry, sweep, and wipe down shelves 
  • Take out the trash and clean receptacles 
  • Clean stove tops and dishwasher 
  • Empty the garbage disposal

Bathrooms: In the bathrooms

  • Clean showers and tubs
  • Clean toilets (including the base)
  • Remove everything from and wipe down medicine cabinets
  • Clean sinks, faucets, and under sinks
  • Wipe down mirror glass
  • Clean exhaust fans 

Bedrooms: In the bedrooms 

  • Remove everything from closets
  • Vacuum or sweep and mop floors
  • Clean drapes and blinds
  • Dust ceiling fans
  • Clean all window sills 

Other Rooms: In every other room

  • Vacuum or clean floors
  • Polish mantles and wood
  • Dust all surfaces
  • Wipe down walls and baseboards 
  • Clean window glass and doors
  • Polish hardware
  • Don’t forget to remove everything from the attic and basement

This checklist will get you started, but you may find there is even more to clean. This can feel overwhelming, especially when it is piled on top of everything else you are thinking about during your move. If you want some professional help completing your checklists for moving in or moving out of a new residence, Asheville Cleaning Company is here for you. Contact us for more information about how you can have professional cleaning help.