Our Comprehensive Cleaning Checklists

Our 101 point Classic Cleaning Checklist includes all surfaces of your home, with additional Special Request Options for those with more extensive cleaning needs.

We’ve also designed a checklist specifically for those who are moving. With the Squeaky Green team on your side, moving day is a lot smoother and less stressful.

Classic Cleaning Checklist

Our Classic Cleanings include dusting &/or washing all reachable surfaces, cleaning the outside of kitchen cupboards & appliances, thorough cleaning of bathrooms, plus vacuuming everywhere & mopping all bare floors. Explore our 101 point checklist below for all of the gritty details on what we clean. We also offer extra services (see the Special Request Options) so we focus our attention on what is most important to you!

KITCHEN

  • Countertops washed (all items moved & replaced)
  • Countertop items damp wiped
  • Appliance cords spot wiped
  • Cupboard fronts & handles cleaned
  • Fridge door handles & exposed areas washed
  • Outside of stove / oven cleaned
  • Outside of dishwasher cleaned
  • Outside of microwave & toaster oven wiped
  • Toaster trays emptied of crumbs
  • Switch & outlet faceplates wiped clean
  • Sinks scrubbed & sanitized
  • Faucets polished
  • Backsplash cleaned
  • Kitchen table (& bar if applicable)
  • Other kitchen furniture dusted & cleaned
  • Mirror frames dusted & glass polished
  • Floor mats shaken or vacuumed
  • Vent under fridge vacuumed
  • Floors vacuumed
  • Floors mopped
  • Overall appearance neat & tidy

BATHROOMS

  • Tub scrubbed
  • Faucets polished
  • Shower walls washed
  • Sink scrubbed & sanitized
  • Vanity counter wiped (items moved & replaced)
  • Mirrors polished & outside of medicine cabinet cleaned
  • Pictures frames dusted
  • Soap dish/dispenser & toothbrush holder cleaned
  • Toilet scrubbed & sanitized (including base & behind)
  • Baseboards & molding vacuumed & wiped clean
  • Window sills wiped clean
  • Exposed shelves dusted
  • Switch & outlet faceplates wiped
  • Towel rails & toilet paper holder cleaned
  • Towels straightened
  • Door handles sanitized
  • Bath mat shaken out
  • Floors vacuumed
  • Floors mopped
  • Overall appearance neat & tidy

BEDROOMS / OFFICES

  • All beds made (with fresh linens if left out)
  • Furniture dusted, vacuumed &/or wiped clean
  • Exposed shelves dusted
  • Pictures frames dusted
  • Mirror frames dusted & glass polished
  • Window sills dusted & wiped as required
  • Window frames dusted
  • Blinds dusted
  • Cleaning in all accessible corners
  • Switch & outlet faceplates wiped
  • Door handles sanitized
  • Bare floors & wall to wall carpets vacuumed
  • Throw rugs shaken or vacuumed
  • Bare floors mopped
  • Overall appearance neat & tidy

HALLWAYS & COMMON AREAS

  • Accessories & decor items dusted
  • Furniture dusted, vacuumed &/or wiped clean
  • Exposed shelves dusted
  • Pictures frames dusted
  • Window sills dusted & wiped as required
  • Window frames dusted
  • Blinds dusted
  • Cleaning in all accessible corners
  • Mirror frames dusted & glass polished
  • Doors dusted
  • Door frames dusted
  • Banisters dusted
  • Wainscotting dusted
  • Exposed baseboards dusted
  • Switch & outlet faceplates wiped
  • Bare floors & wall to wall carpets vacuumed
  • Throw rugs shaken or vacuumed
  • Bare floors mopped
  • Overall appearance neat & tidy

OTHER ROOMS

  • Seating dusted, vacuumed &/or wiped clean as required
  • Exposed tabletops dusted &/or wiped clean
  • Exposed desktops dusted &/or wiped clean
  • Exposed shelves dusted
  • Pictures frames dusted
  • Window sills dusted & wiped as required
  • Window frames dusted
  • Blinds dusted
  • Cleaning in all accessible corners
  • Accessories & decor items dusted
  • Switch & outlet faceplates wiped
  • Door handles sanitized
  • Mirror frames dusted & glass polished
  • Bare floors & wall to wall carpets vacuumed
  • Throw rugs shaken or vacuumed
  • Bare floors mopped
  • Overall appearance neat & tidy

FINAL INSPECTION & SAFETY CHECK

  • Final walkthrough to inspect the work done
  • Items lifted prior to vacuuming & mopping are replaced
  • Pre-departure 7 point safety check:
  • lights off, or left the way the homeowner left them
  • oven & stove are off
  • all faucets are off
  • toilets not running
  • pets are safe
  • windows are closed
  • doors are locked

SPECIAL REQUEST OPTIONS

The following services are time consuming, require additional resources & are not included on our Classic Cleaning Checklist. However, we offer affordable prices for these additional services & you can request only the extra tasks you need done.

  • Each additional bathroom + $30.
  • Pet hair clean-up + $30.
  • One hour of organizing + $75.
  • Extra messy homes + $75.
  • Washing baseboards + $1./meter
  • Cleaning inside the fridge + $30.
  • Cleaning inside the oven + $30.
  • Washing inside of empty cabinets + $10. each
  • Vacuuming inside of closets + $10. each

Moving In / Out Checklist

The Moving In / Out Cleaning checklist is based on the home being completely empty. If you want to book a cleaning but will not be finished moving out yet, or have already moved into your new home, please select the Classic Cleaning option, and the regular rates apply for any Special Request Options that you choose. Our Moving In / Out cleaning service includes everything on the "Classic Cleaning Checklist" above, PLUS the following intensive extra cleaning services:

MOVING IN / OUT CLEANING

  • Refrigerator cleaned inside & out
  • Oven cleaned inside & out
  • Washroom vanity & medicine cabinet cleaned inside & out
  • Window sills washed throughout
  • All door handles sanitized throughout
  • All electrical face plates covers cleaned
  • Cobwebs removed throughout
  • Insides of all closets cleaned (dusted, vacuumed, mopped)

Customize Your Moving In / Out Cleaning

Tailor your Moving In / Out Cleaning to include only the extra services you want from the following list:

  • Each additional bathroom + $30.
  • Washing baseboards + $1./meter
  • Doors & frames washed + $10. each
  • Kitchen cabinets + $10. each double-doored section
  • Kitchen drawers + $10. each set
  • Dishwasher inside & out + $30.
  • Microwave inside & out + $10.
  • Washer & dryer inside & out+ $30./both

Simply let us know which tasks you need & we'll take it from there to make your moving day a smoother one.

For Our Safety & Your Peace of Mind

We take the following measures to prevent damages to the floors, walls, fixtures & items in your home. We also take care to keep our cleaning experts safe & healthy so they can continue to do a great job!

WHAT WE DON'T CLEAN

  • Lifting of heavy items (e.g. furniture that can damage floors)
  • Extremely delicate items (eg. inside of china cabinets)
  • Dishes
  • Surfaces above arms reach (ceiling fans, chandeliers, tops of cupboards, etc.)
  • Animal waste or items contaminated with bodily fluids
  • Mold or rust removal
  • Removal of trash, recycling or compost