Move‐Out Instructions


Preparation procedure for returning your rental unit to the Landlord.

1. Kitchen Counters

  • Wipe down the inside and outside of cabinets, countertops and the sink.

2. Stove

  • Remove the grease and grime from the back of the stove.
  • Wipe down range and doors.
  • Remove grease and grime from oven, including racks and broiler.

3. Refrigerator

  • Wipe down front and top of refrigerator.
  • Defrost and clean freezer.
  • Remove and clean shelves and crisper.
  • Please leave the refrigerator plugged in!

4. Dishwasher

  • Wipe down exterior as well as inner seal.

5. Bathroom

  • Wipe down tub, tub fixtures, and shower rod.
  • Clean wall tile around tub area.
  • Sweep and mop bathroom floor.

6. Furnace Area

  • Sweep or vacuum around furnace area.
  • Wipe down bi‐fold doors to area

7. Bedrooms, hallways, living room and dining room

  • Wipe down window sills and casing
  • Clean closet shelves, rods and both sides of doors
  • Wipe down mini‐blinds
  • Vacuum carpet, mop tile flooring

8. Floors

  • Sweep and mop all tiled flooring

9. Move‐out Checklist

  • Notify landlord if any items are not working properly or are in need of replacement.
  • Leave your new telephone number and forwarding address with the landlord.
  • Notify utility companies of scheduled move‐out date, have meters read.
  • Provide a forwarding address to the post office.
  • Cancel newspaper delivery