Residents are to have their apartments thoroughly cleaned in accordance with the established cleaning standards. If an apartment or room is not cleaned to the outlined standards, all residents of the room or apartment may be held equally responsible for the charges associated with the extra cleaning. Failure to thoroughly clean the room or apartment to the specified standards will result in a minimum of $50 cleaning fee for each area (i.e., kitchen area, living area, bath area).
Clean all common areas of your apartment. These areas must be cleaned by the time the FIRST resident in your apartment checks-out. These areas must remain clean throughout the check-out period. Otherwise, your check-out may be delayed and/or result in cleaning charges.
The carpet (if applicable) in the bedrooms are to be thoroughly vacuumed. All hard flooring must be swept and free of dirt, dust, and debris.
Cleaning of Housing Furnishings (if applicable)
The living room furniture, bedroom furniture, and the tops and insides of the drawers are to be cleaned so that all dirt and/or dust is removed.
Cleaning of Walls, Windows, and Door Surfaces
The baseboards in all rooms are to be cleaned. Walls in all rooms are to be cleaned to remove any tape, dirt, and/or marks. Spider webs are to be removed from the ceiling areas. Living room and bedroom blinds, windows, and windowsills are to be cleaned. Both sides of the front and back doors must be cleaned of all tape, residue, chalk, mildew, or other marks.
Removal of Trash and Garbage
All trash, personal belongings, and garbage must be removed from the apartment. The patio or balcony area outside of the living room needs to be swept, free from personal items, and the railings are to be cleaned. Personal items (including furniture) left behind will be subject to a removal fee.
The oven must be cleaned of all residues. The stovetop, including burners, must be cleaned. The sink and counter tops need to be cleaned. The floor must be swept and scrubbed to remove all spills and stains. The doors and shelves of the upper and lower cabinets must be wiped down. The pantry must be emptied and cleaned. The inside and outside of the refrigerator must be cleaned thoroughly and emptied of all food contents. The refrigerator drawers must be emptied and cleaned. The dishwasher must be cleaned thoroughly. Mildew around the door gaskets is to be removed.
The shower or bathtub must be clean, with all mold, mildew, and hard water or soap scum stains removed. The tile walls are to be cleaned completely free of mildew, soap scum, and stains. The tiles are to be shiny with no residue remaining. The outer surface of the toilet bowl is to be cleaned, and the inside of the bowl is to be free from stains. The bathroom floor and baseboards are to be mopped and cleaned. The sink and counter of the vanity area are to be cleaned, with all hair, soap scum, and stains removed. The mirror is to be cleaned with glass cleaner and is not to be cloudy. The interior and exterior of the medicine cabinets are to be cleaned.
The washer must be wiped clean of any detergent residue. The lint vent of the dryer must be emptied and cleaned. The room should be free of lint, dryer sheets, and any personal belongings or other items.
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