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Cleaning Guidelines

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Before Entering the Property:

  • If trash is not rolled out to street, please put cans 3ft from road (Even if the trash was picked up it comes back on Tuesday)
  • Check around & under the property and decks for trash & debris.
  • Check pool and hot tub (if this applies)
  • Make sure all outside lights work (If not, report which light at the bottom of the EZ app in the Notes)
  • Check Ocean front windows

Once Inside Of The Property:

  • After entering home, please lock the door behind you. This will keep you safe & keep out early guests.
  • Check the dishwasher and start if needed, so it can be emptied before you leave.
  • Check the oven. NOTE: You should not use oven cleaners in self-cleaning ovens (Most self-cleaning ovens are blue or purple inside. If in doubt, call the office.) You may need to heat up the oven a bit to clean if cleaner can be used. DO NOT USE SELF CLEAN FEATURE. There is not enough time to use this feature.
  • For small spots on carpet try to remove with clean rag & water (report if this doesn’t remove stain)
  • Check all bedding, bedspreads, mattress pads, pillows, to determine if they need to be laundered or replaced.
  • Throw bathroom rugs in washer at least once a month
  • Dust all air vents/returns, ceiling fans, blinds, window sills.
  • Dust before sweeping floors.
  • Make sure blinds are all turned the same direction & straight.
  • Clean ocean front windows every week
  • Make sure all lights and TV work properly.


  • Throw away all extra bags, brochures or other trash left in the unit.
  • Bring all unopened food back to the office, throw out all old or opened food items unless instructed otherwise. (Sometimes guests may have groceries delivered before they arrive, if so there should be a tag & notice on bags.)
  • Clean dining table and chairs and all surfaces
  • Dust all air vents/returns, ceiling fans, blinds, window and window sills before ANYTHING ELSE.
  • Cabinets – Wipe all fronts of cabinet doors – Magic erasers work great on stains on cabinets. If dishes are in disarray, please straighten.
  • Counters – **Please Be Aware Of the Kind Of Countertop and Make Sure You Are Using a Product that
    will not damage or scratch the counter top.** Move all small appliances & clean under them. Make sure appliances are clean; coffee maker, can opener, blender, toaster. (NO CRUMBS) Counters must be neat & completely clean.
  • Sinks – Clean & disinfect drain & strainer – Please wash the window over the kitchen sink. Check under the sink for trash & soiled sponges – throw out old bags & sponges. Wipe out the sink to eliminate all water spots. Check for leaks. (Call the office to report leaks).
  • Dishwasher – Start as soon as you walk in – if it hasn’t been run yet. Empty before you leave! Wipe down the front and inside lip. Make sure there is no food left behind inside.
  • Stove & Oven – Clean the oven door as well as the bottom of the oven – Do not use FOIL in the oven. Pull out all stove drawers and clean crumbs. If the stove has a hood, clean this area, and backsplash behind the stove.
  • Refrigerator – Clean inside & out – Check bottom grate for dust buildup. Pullout all refrigerator bins & shelves and clean underneath.
  • Microwave – Clean inside & don’t forget the inside top. Remove the glass plate & clean. Clean the outside last.
  • Floors – Sweep & then mop floors – all floors must always be mopped. Pay special attention to corners, baseboards & wash throw rugs (if needed). Floors like laminates & tile need cleaning with a recommended mild detergent such as a vinegar/water and dawn solution. Use the smallest amount of water to ensure you do not damage the floors.
  • Trash Cans – Clean cans inside & out, and be sure to check the


  • Dust all air vents/returns, ceiling fans, blinds, window and window sills before ANYTHING ELSE.
  • Check under all the couch cushions for sand & trash under all furniture for dust and lost items.
  • Check and clean under all furniture for dust and lost items.
  • Check and clean all drawers and closets for sand, hair and lost items.
  • Check the closets make sure blankets, pillows and hangers are neatly placed.
  • Stage home the same way as the pictures are staged on the EZ app.
  • Floors Swept/Vacuum and Mop.
  • Make sure all lights and TV work properly.
  • For bedrooms make sure the beds are made after checking for hair, sand, pee, blood and any stains.
  • Make sure all lights and TV work properly.


  • Before wetting tub or shower remove sand and hair from tub with vacuum or by sweeping out. DO THIS ONLY IF THE TUB ISN’T WET.
  • Spray down the whole tub/shower and shower curtain with bleach every week to save you from excessive scrubbing
  • If there is a glass door the best most effective way of cleaning it is with BLEACH and coffee filters then squeegee dry
  • Clean and sanitize the whole toilet (seat, bowl, lid, tank, even behind.)
  • Clean sink and All Surfaces
  • Check and clean all drawers and under sink
  • Make sure there is no mold or mildew on anything, even the ceiling and exhaust fan.
  • Wash bath mats at least once every other week.
  • Thoroughly clean the mirrors and other reflective surfaces


  • EMPTY lint trap
  • Make sure there is NO build up on washer of sand or laundry soap
  • Vacuum
  • Dust
  • Straighten up any thing that is out of place