Start an End of Tenancy Cleaning Business
The end of tenancy cleaning business is for
reinstating the condition of the house as desired by the house
owner once the tenant is about to vacate. The service can be
for either the tenant or the landlord and the type of job
depends on the person who calls. Generally tenants consider
this service to get their end of tenancy agreement signed and
hence there is not much work involved.
However, when the landlord hires an end of
tenancy cleaning business, then the work involved is more. The
job is to clean and restore the bathrooms, bedrooms, kitchens,
living room and even the hallway.
The tools you
will need to start an end of tenancy cleaning
Vacuum machine is very basic equipment as the
entire job revolves around cleaning. A vacuum
cleaner with advanced options for dusting,
cleaning, insect killing, carpet cleaning, mopping
and tile cleaning will be easier to work with
instead of keeping separate tools for each. A
normal vacuum cleaner to suck the dirt and blow the
dust will be enough. They can also be used for
cleaning the edges of carpets in living room and
A mopping stick is needed for mopping down the
floors of kitchens, bathrooms, living room and
hallway wherever there aren’t any carpets. They are
meant for cleaning the tiles and flooring with some
A broomstick or any other cleaning stick is
required for sweeping the floors in case the vacuum
cleaner is unavailable. They are also required for
cleaning out the cobwebs in the ceiling or the
corners. This is mainly required for living room
and walking area.
A dusting tool is used for cleaning cupboards,
shelves, wardrobes, and furniture and windowpanes.
Alternatively a dust cloth can also be used for
removing the dust mites.
A cleaning towel is needed for cleaning out the
stones, tiles, marbles, granites in the kitchens
and bathrooms. This along with a proper
disinfectant or cleaning liquid can be used to
scrub out the dirt and grease. They are for
cleaning the wash basin, bath tub, toilets and
sink. They can also be used for cleaning the window
ledges, skirting boards, doors.
Next a mirror or glass cleaning set for cleaning
and polishing the mirrors and glasses or windows.
They can also be used for cleaning the taps and
other bathroom/kitchen fittings.
Use a proper kitchen cleaning kit for cleaning out
the griller, oven, stove, dish washer, freezer,
refrigerator and radiator. The grillers usually
have a lot of grease and so use some dish washer
along with the cloth for cleaning it.
For bathrooms, use proper brushes, cleaning scrub,
disinfectant, cleaning solution, and some tubes for
spraying water if necessary.
Choose appropriate dishwasher, cleaning liquids,
disinfectant and soaps. Carry a clean set of towels
and paper napkins.
The end of tenancy cleaning business is truly
an on-call basis and requires some proper transportation to
carry the vacuum cleaner and other equipments. Moreover, it is
wiser to be prepared at all times.
How to advertise
your end of tenancy cleaning business
Going to a rental agency is a good place to
start as they always need the services of a business like this.
When a tenant has moved out of a house/apartment that they have
on their books, the property always needs the total clean
through before they can rent it out again. For private rentals
a good advertising technique is to put an advert in shop
windows to advertise your end of tenancy cleaning business. Or
your local paper is another good option.
If you are good at cleaning and I’m sure you
have had lots of experience with it in your own homes. Then why
not get paid for it and start your own end of tenancy cleaning