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A House Cleaning Checklist For Your Maid Or Professional Cleaning Service

House cleaning checklist

It can be really challenging to explain to your maid or professional cleaning service what you want to be done. The easiest solution is by creating a Seattle house cleaning checklist. You can create all the tasks that you want to be done and add a few instructions if necessary. This allows your cleaner to do all the duties you want them to focus on. It’s one of the simplest, most effective ways to communicate. A house cleaning checklist will be broken down room by room, which helps you figure out what you want to be done. If you haven’t done professional housekeeping before, you may not know exactly what they do to keep your home so spic and span.

Here is a great house cleaning checklist for your cleaners.


  • Wipe down countertops and cabinets
  • Clean the outside of appliances
  • Wipe down stovetop
  • Clean inside of the microwave
  • Clean inside the sink
  • Sweep and mop floor


  • Remove rugs
  • Take out garbage
  • Remove everything from the shower area
  • Wet the bathtub/shower
  • Apply the cleaner on tiles and grout and let it sit
  • Clean all parts of the bathroom with all-purpose cleaner (excluding toilet, tub, shower, and mirrors)
  • Stand on the bathmat to clean the shower/bathtub
  • Clean shower rack/soapdish
  • Rinse shower walls
  • Clean the sink and countertop with an all-purpose cleaner
  • Use brush along with faucet and drain
  • Wipe down cabinet fronts
  • Clean mirrors
  • Shine faucets
  • Wash the floor with an all-purpose cleaner
  • Replace bath mats once the floor has dried


  • Declutter, dust, vacuum
  • Make bed
  • Vacuum

Living Room

  • Pick up any clutter
  • Dust from top to bottom
  • Vacuum upholstered furniture
  • Vacuum floor
  • Mop if floors are wood

Special Projects

  • Dust ceiling fans
  • Clean out refrigerator
  • Make beds

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