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Vacation Rental

Cleaning Rules

Vacation Rentals

Cleaning Rules

Please read through the following guidelines for cleaning during your stay and before your departure. Keep in mind this is not a hotel, this is a private home. Do your best to leave the property in the same condition as you found it.

The minimum cleaning fee includes the following only:

  • Washing linens, towels, bath mats, dish towels
  • Making beds
  • Sanitizing kitchen
  • Sanitizing bathrooms
  • Moping/vacuuming floors
  • Wiping surfaces

During your stay (MONTHLY Guests):

Keep up on the general cleaning of the property.

  • Vacuum/Sweep/Mop floors weekly
  • Dust surfaces weekly
  • Clean up spills quickly
  • Clean oven if necessary
  • Keep kitchen clean
  • Remove trash regularly
  • Ventilate in bathrooms to prevent moisture buildup
  • Clean showers/bathtubs weekly to prevent mold/mildew
  • If the property allows pets, keep pet hair cleaned up

When you depart (ALL Guests):

  • Leave beds unmade
  • Put all soiled towels in a pile near the washing machine
  • Basic cleaning of floors
  • Remove all items from refrigerator
  • If there is a dishwasher, fill with dirty dishes and start cycle
  • If no dishwasher, wash dishes and leave to dry or put away
  • Put any furniture or d├ęcor back where you found it
  • Put all trash and recycling in exterior bins
  • If trash pickup day is within 1-2 days, put cans at the curb
  • Turn off all lights & fans
  • Lock all doors and windows
  • Return keys to property lockbox or Horizon Realty (mail slot) – 939 Main St. MB, CA