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?

Get a quote

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.

Join our happy customers in Islington

Remi did an amazing job & paid attention to detail. He managed to do a great job with the carpet and the cat hairs.
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Crouch End
Anzelika did a great clean today. She has great attention to detail and was really easy to work with
2 days ago
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Angel
Debora was great! Very efficient and thorough. Very respectful as well! Would definitely recommend.
3 days ago
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Angel
Really efficient clean, very professional and did a great job! Would recommend Nadia highly!
4 days ago
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Drayton Park
I think this might be the best clean I've ever had... The attention to detail in areas that most don't think about has been done & the actual clean in the main areas was flawless!
4 days ago
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Dalston
Vera went above and beyond to get as much done within the timeframe as possible- she even offered to stay longer to ensure she left everything 100%. Very friendly and helpful!
4 days ago
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Finsbury Park
Tanya was on time, kind, efficient and an excellent cleaner! I look forward to having her back!
5 days ago
kaly
Angel
In the four years we have been using Housekeep Ashton is comfortably the best housekeeper we have had!
5 days ago
Robert
Drayton Park
Polya was wonderful! She was lovely to chat to, did an excellent job, and was very efficient. Most importantly, she appreciated my cat Pepper!
6 days ago
Chelsea
Angel

Areas we cover in Islington

  • Angel
  • Archway
  • Arsenal
  • Barnsbury
  • Caledonian Road
  • Canonbury
  • Clerkenwell
  • Crouch Hill
  • De Beauvoir Town
  • Drayton Park
  • Essex Road
  • Farringdon
  • Finsbury
  • Finsbury Park
  • Highbury
  • Highgate
  • Holborn
  • Holloway
  • Hoxton
  • Kings Cross
  • Mildway Park
  • Newington Green
  • Pentonville
  • Tollington
  • Tufnell Park
  • Upper Street

About the Housekeepers

Islington’s best cleaners

Proven and reliable

Every cleaner has at least 6 months’ professional cleaning experience.

Vetted & background-checked

We interview every cleaner in person and do an 8-step background check.

5* ratings

We collect reviews and feedback from every clean to make sure cleaners are 5* quality.

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We support Housekeepers 7 days a week and help them travel between jobs faster.

Heather

Heather

Areas covered:

Harley Street Kings Cross Lisson Grove Marylebone Regent's Park Russell Square St Pancras

Review:

“As alway, Heather is punctual, kind and hardworking. The place is sparkling clean in just 2h :) thanks!.”

Claire, Baker Street - 4 days ago

Olumide Joseph

Olumide Joseph

Areas covered:

Brick Lane Farringdon Hatton Garden Mile End Portsoken Shoreditch Whitechapel

Review:

“First of all, Joseph is good vibes. I look forward to seeing him. Joseph always cleans very thoroughly, but today in particular, the flat was a mess because it's been a few weeks and my flatmate and I have both been feeling down. I came back and everything was spotless and it's just so nice. Thank you Joseph!.”

S, Angel - 6 days ago

Agnieszka

Agnieszka

Areas covered:

Angel Barbican Bermondsey Elephant and Castle Lambeth Old Kent Road The Shard

Review:

“Agnieska and Julian were very personable, efficient and thorough, making sure that unloved kitchen appliances and hard to reach areas get a good clean. Highly recommend..”

Skander, Angel - 6 days ago

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