Vacating Inspection Checklist

Please contact your Agent to arrange a mutual time to complete an end of tenancy inspection. It is in your interest to attend and complete this inspection with your Agent to discuss any further cleaning or repairs that you may be responsible for undertaking.

Remove all personal items and effects from the dwelling.  
Disconnect utilities with service providers – telephone, gas and electricity.  
Cabinets and Vanity – empty, clean and wipe out.
Clean glass and mirrors where applicable.
Exhaust fans – remove and clean protective covers.  
Shower screen and recess – scrub and remove all soap residue and mould, including tiles and grout.  
Wall tiles – scrub and remove all soap residue and mould from tiles and grout.  
Verandahs and Garage floors – clean and remove any oil and/or grease stains.  
Garden – remove any debris and rubbish. Correct/rectify any damage caused by animals.  
Lawns to be mowed and clippings removed (this item applies to houses only).  
Guttering – remove leaves and debris (this item applies to houses only).  
Garage, Carport and Storeroom – remove all rubbish and personal possessions, and sweep.  
Drawers, cupboards and bench tops – empty, clean and wipe down.  
Exhaust fans – remove and clean protective covers.  
Refrigerator and freezer (furnished villa units only) – empty, defrost and clean. Switch off power and leave doors ajar to prevent mould.  
Stove – clean stove, griller, drip trays, oven and burners and general body of stove (behind stove where possible).  
Laundry tub – wash and remove any stains or soap residue.  
Dryer and Washing Machine (furnished villa units only) – remove and clean lint filters. Wipe over appliances.  
Throughout Dwelling:
Air vents – dusted.  
Carpet – cleaned, marks and stains removed.  
Cobwebs, Nests and Mould – remove and clean throughout premises (internal and external).  
Cupboards, drawers and storage/wardrobes cupboards – emptied, shelving wiped down and 'face' panels cleaned.  
Curtains and/or blinds – cleaned and dusted.  
Doors, skirting and architraves – dusted and washed.  
Floors, lino and floors to wet areas (laundry, bathroom and toilet) – swept and mopped.  
Furniture (furnished villa units only) – spot cleaned and dusted.  
Globes and fluorescent tubes – in working order. Do not remove globes and fluorescent tubes when vacating.  
Light fittings – remove light fittings, dust, clean and refit.  
Walls – remove marks with light sponging.  
Windows, sills and flyscreens – cleaned.  

Return all keys, including copies, to your Agent. Advise your Agent if you have changed the security alarm code. It is not acceptable to leave keys with your neighbours or Principal, or with your flatmates.