Airbnb Host Cleaning Checklist from Denver, Colorado

Getting Started

  • Please check the house for any new stains, scratches, marks, damage or missing items. Take pictures and send a description to PM especially if there are issues or it's not clean.
  • All guests are reviewed on a X star rating scale on cleanliness and observance of house rules. If you can provide PM a very brief description of how the guests left the house (whether clean or not) that is very helpful.


  • Pull off and wash all white bed sheets and bathroom and dish towels.


  • Fill detergent tray to normal line
  • Fill bleach tray halfway
  • Select Normal and press start


  • clean lint filter, put in a dryer sheet
  • Select Normal. Click “Energy Saver” off. Click “Wrinkle Care” on. Press start

Kitchen and Living Room (all cleaning materials under sink)

  • Dust hanging lights if necessary
  • Spray and wipe down counters
  • Wipe down backsplashes in kitchen and any walls or door only if dirty
  • Check there is one iphone and one android charger plugged in
  • Water bamboo plant lightly (twice a week)
  • Check dishwasher
  • Clean any dishes in sink (by hand is easier/quicker)
  • Put away dishes in cabinets once dry
  • Clean stove top with sponge and then stainless steel cleaner and blue microfiber cloth
  • Wipe microwave, dishwasher, and fridge and handles with stainless steel cleaner and blue cloth
  • Throw out leftover food from fridge
  • Replace dish towels (dishwasher & oven handle)
  • Check microwave, george foreman grill and toaster are clean
  • Sweep floors including living room. Mop floors if there are visible spills, water marks, etc. (Mop is in the laundry closet. There is pine sol cleaner under sink. There’s a bucket in the back closet.)
  • Wipe down stool seats and their chrome bottoms
  • Shake out front and back floor mats. They should also be vacuumed
  • Wipe shoe rack. Dust shoe rack shelves
  • Wipe coffee table with windex and blue cloth
  • Vacuum living room rug
  • Vacuum grey couch lightly
  • Wipe down black couch for dust
  • Scrub sink with abrasive sponge (use the cooktop cleaner or a strong cleaner from under the sink and the rough side of a sponge)
  • Clean kitchen faucet
  • Restock paper towels
  • Put out X bottle of wine next to black binder on countertop.
  • Check/restock dish soap (under sink) salt, pepper (spice cabinet), olive oil (lower cabinet under countertop), coffee (tell PM to order from amazon), mints (cabinet above phone chargers)
  • Clean garbage can (inside/outside of lid)
  • At the end of cleaning, take out trash and put in black garbage can in garage. Put out in the alley for Friday pickups. Try to bring it back in the garage when possible.

Guest Bedroom

  • Make bed/put on new sheets (use Ella Grace or sheets). Fold extra sheets and put in storage bin in closet. Fold and stack X bath towels and X washcloths on the corner of the bed.
  • Wipe down nightstand and window sill. Check clock is correct.
  • Re-stock tissues if necessary.
  • Windex mirror if necessary.
  • Return extra blankets to basket on the floor.
  • Return games and cards to guest room closet shelf.
  • Empty trash.
  • Vacuum carpet.

Master Bedroom

  • Make bed/put on new sheets (use Calvin Klein or sheets). Fold extra sheets and put in closet behind hanging sheet. Fold and stack X bath towels and X washcloths on the corner of the bed.
  • Wipe down top of black dresser and window sill. Check clock is correct.
  • Re-stock tissues if necessary.
  • Windex mirror if necessary.
  • Empty trash.
  • Vacuum carpet.


  • Spray and wipe counter
  • Clean sink and faucets thoroughly
  • Clean Toothbrush holder
  • Shake out rug - do not vacuum
  • Sweep and wipe around toilet
  • Clean toilet outside/inside - should be spotless
  • Check shampoo & conditioner and soap (tell PM if needs to be restocked)
  • Clean mirrors with blue cloth
  • Wipe wood shelf
  • Restock toilet paper
  • Clean tub of any visible hairs or small spiders
  • Scrub tub and shower shelf if necessary
  • Check/restock toothpaste (extra under sink)

Outside Front/Back

  • Check for mail and packages (put in dresser)
  • Sweep front porch and steps
  • Shake out back porch mats (if necessary)
  • Make sure backyard is clean
  • Make sure grill is covered
  • Italian lights (remote on countertop) and back lights off
  • Garage is closed and locked
  • Side gate is closed

Supplies - Checklist

  • Garbage bags - under sink (Kroger X GAL drawstring)
  • Sponges - under sink
  • Dish Soap - under sink
  • Tissues - above fridge
  • Toilet paper - under bathroom sink and in garage
  • Paper towels - above fridge and under countertop in corner
  • Wine - above sink
  • Ground Coffee
  • Bathroom hand soap - under sink (mix in water and shake)
  • Bathroom shampoo, conditioner, body soap
  • Laundry detergent - on laundry closet floor and in garage
  • Bleach - on laundry closet floor and in garage

Enjoy services in the safety of your home.