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5 Reasons You Should Use End of Tenancy Cleaning

At the end of your current tenancy you will be required to leave the house just as you found it. The landlord uses the moving in inventory report to tick off what should be fixed. If you are looking to get your tenancy deposit back quickly, you should be prepared to do proper end of tenancy cleaning.  Engaging a professional end of tenancy cleaning london is the best option to ensure that a proper job is done. There are good reasons for doing so.

Professional job

A professional cleaning service will do a far better job than you would using a mop and bucket. The house will be cleaned from top to bottom in a fashion that will pass a keen inspection. A cleaning service has all the equipment and tools to do a proper job. This includes hoovers, ladders, and industrial grade bleach. A cleaning service will also have the manpower to do the job in good time.

Save on time

A cleaning service will seek to do the job in good time to collect the pay cheque. The service will do the job in a shorter time than you would have even with the kids helping out.  If you need the job done in one day it will happen as the cleaning service will put more people on the job.

Top to bottom cleaning

Cleaning a big house can be quite hectic. Handling it alone is impossible if you have to shift heavy items such as the sofa. Bulky and heavy items that require special handling will be better off being handled by a cleaning service. The house will be properly cleaned even with the upholstery getting vacuumed.

Better disposal

End of tenancy cleaning is bound to produce a lot of trash and junk. Disposing this can be a headache as you will need to hire a van and get a permit for dumping the waste. A cleaning service will take care of safe disposal saving you this headache.

More safe

There is always the risk of items getting broken or damaged during cleaning. An insured cleaning service guarantees better handling and reduces the risk of losing items during cleaning.

Fewer health risks

A thorough end of tenancy cleaning job will bring you into contact with dust and mould. If there are people in the family with respiratory problems, the dust can trigger allergic reactions. Industrial bleach can also irritate the skin and eyes. Using a cleaning service avoids these health risks.


How to Prepare for End of Tenancy Cleaning London Services

If you are planning to move out, one of the conditions to getting your deposit back is leaving the house in a state that is close to how you found it. You could opt to do this cleaning DIY but the chores would probably overwhelm you even with the family helping out. Doing the job in a cursory manner is likely to lead to a dispute with the landlord. The best way to have the job done right the first time is by engaging a professional cleaning service. If you engage a professional end of tenancy cleaning London service by Citi Clean you have to prepare in several ways so that the cleaning service can do the job without fuss.

Plan on the day and time

The cleaners have to access the house to do the cleaning. Agree on the date and time that the cleaning crew will be on site so that they are not stranded.

Have a scope of work

Agree on a scope of work. This will detail the tasks that the cleaning crew is coming to handle. It is advisable that this is written down and clearly agreed on so that there are no disputes over unfinished work.

Have clear off-limits

Different cleaning services will have different tasks that they will consider off-limits. This could be for example handling human waste, or moving very heavy items. It is good to get clarification on what is off-limits to avoid disputes over unfinished work that the cleaning service considers finished.

Do some tidying up

If your house looks like it has experienced a disaster, the cleaning crew could be heavily biased and do the cleaning with a heavy heart. Do basic tidying up like picking up dirty underwear or scraping pet waste off the floor. The cleaning crew will return the favor by doing the ‘light work’ with more motivation.

Children and pets

Sometimes the end of tenancy cleaning will be done before you fully move out. If this is the case, you have to arrange for the children and pets to keep out of the way of the cleaning crew. This is convenient for the cleaning crew. It is also safer for the children and pets. Cleaning comes with risks like items dropping and slippery floors. The dust coming from the cleaning can also be a problem for children with respiratory ailments. Keeping away the children avoids these health risks. It also avoids agitating the pets.

Preparing well for end of tenancy cleaning is beneficial for everyone involved. You get a clean house while the cleaning crew does the job in an easier fashion.