How it works

How end of tenancy cleaning works

1. Finalise your move out date

We'll clean once you've moved out. You can book with as little as 24hrs notice

2. Get a quote & book online

Get an instant quote online based on the size of your home

3. We'll give you a call

Once you've booked online, we'll give you a call to schedule your clean & answer any questions you have

4. We'll make your home as good as new

Our team will deep-clean your home using our agency approved checklist

5. We'll send you a post-clean receipt

Send this to your landlord or estate agent to prove the end of tenancy clean took place

6. Get your deposit back

If you don't pass your inspection, it won't be because of the cleaning

Why choose Housekeep?

The best cleaners

We've completed over 1m cleans, with an average rating of 4.9-stars

Get a quote online

We'll provide you with a simple price based on the size of your home

We'll stay until the job's done

With end of tenancy cleaning there's no time limit - we'll stay until the work is done!

Professional service

We're an award-winning service you can trust. All cleaners are experienced and background checked

Get your deposit back

Our end of tenancy cleaning teams use an agency approved checklist to ensure your deposit is returned

Ready to get a quote?

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What you get with Housekeep

What's included in an end of tenancy clean?

End of tenancy cleaning

End of tenancy cleaning includes:

  • Dusting and wiping of all surfaces
  • Oven cleaning
  • Cleaning of the dishwasher and washing machine
  • Wiping inside and outside of cupboards
  • Fridge & freezer cleaning
  • Inside windows
  • Deep cleaning of kitchen and bathrooms, including descaling
  • Vacuuming of all upholstery and flooring
  • Cleaning underneath furniture
  • Mopping all hard flooring

Which service should I choose?

Essentials:
  • Clean reachable surfaces in all rooms
  • Clean exterior of cupboards & appliances
  • Clean kitchen & bathrooms
  • Vacuum & mop floors
Tidy-up & wash dishes
Clean inside windows
Descale kitchen & bathroom
Clean inside oven
Clean inside cupboards
Clean hard to reach areas (surfaces, floors & inside windows)
Descale toilet
Clean grouting
Clean inside fridge/freezer
Clean inside other appliances (dishwasher, washing machine etc)
Clean extractor fan filter
Clean carpet & upholstery
Clean external areas (balcony, terrace, etc)
Extra services

One-off clean

Essentials:
  • Clean reachable surfaces in all rooms
  • Clean exterior of cupboards & appliances
  • Clean kitchen & bathrooms
  • Vacuum & mop floors
Tidy-up & wash dishes
Clean inside windows
Descale kitchen & bathroom
×
Clean inside oven
Clean inside cupboards
×
Clean hard to reach areas (surfaces, floors & inside windows)
×
Descale toilet
×
Clean grouting
×
Clean inside fridge/freezer
Clean inside other appliances (dishwasher, washing machine etc)
×
Clean extractor fan filter
×
Clean carpet & upholstery
×
Clean external areas (balcony, terrace, etc)
×

Extra services

  • Clean inside oven
  • Clean inside fridge/freezer
  • Clean inside windows

Deep clean

Essentials:
  • Clean reachable surfaces in all rooms
  • Clean exterior of cupboards & appliances
  • Clean kitchen & bathrooms
  • Vacuum & mop floors
Tidy-up & wash dishes
×
Clean inside windows
Descale kitchen & bathroom
Clean inside oven
Clean inside cupboards
×
Clean hard to reach areas (surfaces, floors & inside windows)
×
Descale toilet
×
Clean grouting
×
Clean inside fridge/freezer
Clean inside other appliances (dishwasher, washing machine etc)
×
Clean extractor fan filter
×
Clean carpet & upholstery
Clean external areas (balcony, terrace, etc)

Extra services

  • Clean inside fridge/freezer
  • Clean carpet & upholstery
  • Clean external areas (balcony, terrace, etc)

End of tenancy clean

Essentials:
  • Clean reachable surfaces in all rooms
  • Clean exterior of cupboards & appliances
  • Clean kitchen & bathrooms
  • Vacuum & mop floors
Tidy-up & wash dishes
×
Clean inside windows
Descale kitchen & bathroom
Clean inside oven
Clean inside cupboards
Clean hard to reach areas (surfaces, floors & inside windows)
Descale toilet
Clean grouting
Clean inside fridge/freezer
Clean inside other appliances (dishwasher, washing machine etc)
Clean extractor fan filter
Clean carpet & upholstery
Clean external areas (balcony, terrace, etc)

Extra services

  • Clean carpet & upholstery
  • Clean external areas (balcony, terrace, etc)

After builders clean

Essentials:
  • Clean reachable surfaces in all rooms
  • Clean exterior of cupboards & appliances
  • Clean kitchen & bathrooms
  • Vacuum & mop floors
Tidy-up & wash dishes
×
Clean inside windows
Descale kitchen & bathroom
Clean inside oven
Clean inside cupboards
×
Clean hard to reach areas (surfaces, floors & inside windows)
Descale toilet
Clean grouting
Clean inside fridge/freezer
Clean inside other appliances (dishwasher, washing machine etc)
×
Clean extractor fan filter
×
Clean carpet & upholstery
Clean external areas (balcony, terrace, etc)

Extra services

  • Clean inside oven
  • Clean inside fridge/freezer
  • Clean carpet & upholstery
  • Clean external areas (balcony, terrace, etc)

Frequently asked questions

Most tenancy agreements require you to organise an end of tenancy clean prior to checking out of the property.

If you do not organise a clean, and the property fails to meet the landlord’s requirements for cleanliness, you may have a fee deducted from your security deposit to cover the cost of cleaning.

End of tenancy cleaning is more thorough than a standard home clean, and takes longer to complete. It’s designed to make a home like new before new tenants move in.

Cleaning of kitchen appliances and white goods is included as standard in an end of tenancy clean, and the cleaners will move furniture to clean beneath. All cupboards will be cleaned - inside and out - as well as inside windows.

All tasks included in a standard home clean - including mopping, vacuuming and surface cleaning - are also completed during an end of tenancy clean.

If you have any other specific requirements, please do let us know about these in the 'Other Details' field when requesting a quote.

End of tenancy cleaning does not include the cleaning of walls or ceilings.

Ideally the property should be fully cleared. The only items that should be left in the property are those staying in the property after your tenancy ends. If you require the inside of cupboards to be cleaned, these will need to be emptied in advance of the clean.

If you have a patio or balcony, cleaning this can be included to your end of tenancy clean, as can cleaning the outside of your windows. If you're looking to book these services, please do let us know in the 'Other Details' field when requesting a quote.

About end of tenancy cleaning

You should book an end of tenancy clean with Housekeep when preparing to move out of your rental property.

End of tenancy cleaning is a requirement of lots of tenancy agreements, to ensure that the property is clean for new tenants to move in. If an end of tenancy clean is not completed, you could have a fee deducted from your security deposit to cover the cost of cleaning.

If you've recently bought a property, you can also book this service to ensure the property is clean before you move in.

To book an end of tenancy clean, simply fill out our online form and a member of the team will give you a call to get your clean booked in. 

We have availability across the city, with cleaners on standby and available at short notice or for advance booking. Just let us know your availability when requesting a quote, and we’ll book you in for a convenient time. We recommend that you have packed-up and emptied the property, prior to your cleaners attending.

Your cleaning team will provide all of the products and equipment required to deliver a perfect end of tenancy clean. During the clean, your cleaners will work against an agency approved checklist to ensure that your security deposit is returned.

End of tenancy cleaning includes all standard cleaning tasks, as well as the cleaning of appliances and furniture. Steam cleaning of carpets and upholstery is also available as an optional extra. 

After your clean, we’ll provide a receipt for the job, to evidence the work completed.

We’re the UK’s market leader in home cleaning services, having delivered over one million cleans, with a 4.9-star average rating. Our service has also won multiple awards, including Service Business of the Year and Consumer Business of the Year

Our end of tenancy cleans use our agency-approved cleaning checklist, so you can be confident that you’ll receive your security deposit back in full.

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Massive thanks to cecile, she was puctual and professional. She did a good job on our oven which was in right state. Our flat was a nicer place to be thanks to her.
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James
Plumstead
Friendly, efficient and did a great job, we're very happy and will definitely be using Julianna again :)
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Ivan
Brent Park
Michelle is efficient and quick and we are very happy with her clean. We will like to have Michelle for our cleaning now please.
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Rekha
Barking
Keita did the clean very thoroughly- surfaces were left very clean, mirrors and glass were smear- free. He took initiative to clean whatever was needed and didn't need to be told every little thing. He also asked when he was not sure about something which I appreciated. I would recommend Keita and would certainly like to have him again as my housekeeper. Thanks
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Sushma
Holland Park
Left the house sparkling clean. Highly recommend kabir. He was kind enough to ask me if there was any additional work to be done after he finished cleaning the whole apartment.
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R
Addington
Monica did a great job and showed up 10min earlier. I'd definitely recommend, she's a great cleaner and person. Thanks Monica!
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Andrea
Aldgate
Roberto was extremely professional, very sweet with my 3 year old daughter (who followed him around my house!) and did an absolutely wonderful job on cleaning my house! Thank you!
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Eleanor
Addington
Daniela is absolutely brilliant, my flat is shining after she cleans it! Can't recommend her enough. - Poorva, North Greenwich
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P
Greenwich
Aba was very coutesous, did an excellent job, very efficient and provided a fabulous service. Thanks Aba for a great job. I will surely use Aba;s services again and I will gladly recommed anyone to go for her services.
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Bim
Battersea

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Milton

Milton

Areas covered:

Canbury Kingston upon Thames Norbiton

Review:

“Milton has done an excellent job cleaning my place. He has great attention to detail and ensures every task is done to excellent standard. I am very pleased and will certainly look forward to requesting him for the next clean..”

G, London - Yesterday

Laura

Laura

Areas covered:

Harrow Harrow Weald Harrow on the Hill Preston Queensbury Sudbury Tokyngton

Review:

“Great clean as always. I appreciate the thoroughness and attention to detail - e.g. to clean in between the little railings of the dishes drying rack; the towels folded nicely on the heating rack in the bathroom; the bed made in the nursery looking so beautiful. As well as a reminder to buy the cleaning products that get used up! Laura has been our cleaner for a long time and we have no plans to change, she's just great and leaves everything perfect..”

Cristina, Preston - Yesterday

Jayne

Jayne

Areas covered:

Bermondsey Street Eaton Square Lambeth London Bridge Pimlico Southwark Westminster

Review:

“Jayne is a true professional - the best cleaner I've had to date. Excellent attention to detail and genuine care shown. Has gone above and beyond which has been greatly appreciated. Thank you Jayne..”

L, Selhurst - 2 days ago

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