Generic Cleaning Checklist Template by Houston, TX Host.


  • Clean appliances if needed, counters, cabinets if needed, and chairs.
  • Clean range top and wipe out inside of oven if needed.
  • Clean, scrub, and sanitize sinks, countertops with soap and water only, and backsplashes if needed.
  • Clean appliance exteriors, including the inside of toaster and coffee maker.
  • Clean inside and outside of refrigerator and microwave oven if needed.
  • Sweep and dust mop floor.
  • Empty dishwasher, and organize cupboards.
  • Check to see if there is dish detergent, liquid dish soap, coffee filters, and trash bags.
  • Put out X clean dishtowels, and a clean dish rag/sponge, paper towels, and napkins.

Living Room

  • Clean, and dust.
  • Dust furniture, blinds, picture frames, ceiling fans, and lamps window sills and ledges.
  • Vacuum carpets.
  • Clean furniture if needed, clean out under seat cushions and spray Odoban.
  • Check sofa bed for dirty linens if used.
  • Empty and clean trash cans as needed.
  • Be sure to leave clean linens for the sofa bed if requested.


  • Change sheets and pillowcases.
  • Vacuum floor and under beds.
  • Check for personal belongings left in drawers and closets.
  • Dust furniture and clean mirrors.
  • Check windows for fingerprints.
  • Make sure light bulbs are not burned out.
  • Check for wear and tear or stains on sheets and blankets.
  • Bring blankets and comforters to Jenni when they look like they need it or once a month.


  • Clean, scrub and sanitize showers, bathtubs, vanity, sinks, and backsplashes.
  • Clean mirrors.
  • Clean and sanitize toilets.
  • Sweep and mop floors.
  • Empty trash can and replace bag.
  • Replenish liquid hand soap.
  • Supply clean linens, X hand towels, X washcloths, X bath towels per guest and X shower mat.


  • Be sure washer and dryer are empty; clean out lint trap.
  • Wipe off patio set if needed, let Jenni know if the barbeque grill has been used.
  • Notify owner immediately if you notice any damages, missing items, or if the home was left excessively dirty.
  • Check cigarette bucket and police for butts on patio

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