Getting Ready for End of Tenancy Cleaning – Kitchen Cleaning

If your rent contract is expiring soon and you need to move out from the property you should keep in mind that there will be some clauses you will need to achieve to get your deposit back. One of these clauses is the house clearance which could be said as one of the most important ones. So you will need to perform an end of tenancy cleaning. Whether you choose to do it yourself or hiring a cleaning company to clean instead, you will need to prepare the property for such kind of cleaning. So here are some tips of how to prepare the kitchen for an end of tenancy cleaning.

Cleaning the kitchen sink.

  1. Fill the sink with hot watter, add enough amount of cleaning detergent and leave for an hour.
  2. Remove the stopper and when the water is gone rub with a rough sponge. Then rinse with clean water.
  3. Scrub with an abrasive cleaning detergent or baking soda.
  4. Rinse out.
  5. Spray some shining detergent and rinse well.

The dish-washing machine as an unusual cleaning tool. You can save some time if you wash some things in the dish-washing machine. Just keep in mind that not everything could be washed there. Here is a list of what you can and what you can’t wash in the dishwasher.

Things you can:

  • cleaning brushes (except wooden ones)
  • kitchen sponges
  • tools with plastic or metal handles
  • lampshades made by plastic or glass

Things you can’t:

  • items made of copper or cast iron
  • luxury sets – they may easily get wasted
  • do not miss silver items with stainless steel ones
  • crystal glasses – these are too delicate for the dishwasher
  • wooden items (like cutting boards)
  • items made of brass

What you need in the kitchen. Here is a list of what you need to keep in the kitchen to keep it clean and have an easier end of tenancy cleaning process:

  • disinfecting cloths
  • window cleaner
  • microfiber cloths
  • sponges
  • domestic gloves
  • abrasive cleaning product or baking soda
  • floor cleaning mop

By following these tips and having these handy items in your kitchen you won’t need to spend whole day in scrubbing the kitchen as usually it is one of the dirtiest rooms in a property. Then even the cleaners the you eventually will hire to perform and end of tenancy cleaning will be thankful for the job you have done. If you are going to rely on cleaning companies to have your deposit back, you can rely on end of tenancy cleaning Hammersmith or other local cleaning company.


April 27, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning


Lisa Header is a housewife who really doesn't like cleaning. That is why she always looks for tips to ease the cleaning process and doesn't mind to share them with other people.

This author has published 65 articles so far.

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