How move in/out cleaning works

Use our end of tenancy cleaning service

Our end of tenancy cleaning service is perfect for move in/out cleans

Finalise your move out date

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

Get a quote & book online

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

We'll give you a call

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

We’ll make your home as good as new

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

We'll send you a post-clean report

Send this to your landlord or estate agent to get your deposit back when you move out

Why choose Housekeep?

London's best move-out 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 move in/out 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 cleaning teams use an agency approved checklist to ensure your deposit is returned

COVID-19 Secure

We've introduced enhanced cleaning, handwashing & hygiene procedures for all end of tenancy cleans

What's included in a move in/out clean?

Move in/out cleaning

Move in/out cleaning includes:

  • Dusting and wiping of all surfaces
  • Deep 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

Extra services

In addition to the inclusive tasks above, you can add these optional extra services to your move in/out clean.

Carpet cleaning

Carpet cleaning

Remove stains and make your carpets & rugs as good as new More info

Clean outdoor areas

Clean outdoor areas

Clear your balcony, patio or decking of dirt and debris More info

Upholstery cleaning

Upholstery cleaning

Remove dirt, dust & allergens from your furniture with upholstery cleaning. Available for your sofa, curtains, blinds and mattresses More info

Antiviral sanitisation

Antiviral sanitisation

Using disinfectant and virucidal products to kill 99.9% of bacteria and viruses More info

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Frequently asked questions

Why do I need to book a move out clean before I move out?

Most tenancy agreements require you to organise a move-out/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.

What’s the difference between regular cleaning and move out cleaning?

Move in/out cleaning is more thorough than a standard home clean, and takes longer to complete. It’s designed to thoroughly clean a property before new tenants move in.

Cleaning of kitchen appliances and white goods is included as standard in a move in/out 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 a move in/out clean.

How do I add special requirements to a move in/out clean?

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

Move in/out cleaning does not include the cleaning of walls or ceilings.

Which items can be left in the property during a move in/out clean?

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

How do I add outdoor areas to a move in/out clean?

If you have a patio or balcony, cleaning this can be included to your move-out/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.

What is Housekeep doing to stay COVID-19 secure?

We're using enhanced cleaning, handwashing and hygeine procedures, and we're asking customers and cleaners to maintain social distancing at all move out cleans.

About move in/out cleaning

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

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

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

To book a move in/out 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 London, 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 clean. During the clean, your cleaners will work against an agency approved checklist to ensure that your security deposit is returned.

Move in/out 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.

All of our cleaning services are COVID-19 secure; we’ve introduced enhanced cleaning, handwashing and hygiene processes, and we’re taking all reasonable steps to maintain a 2 metre distance during cleans. 

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

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Areas covered

  • Bromley-by-Bow
  • Fish Island
  • Homerton
  • Leyton
  • Leytonstone
  • Old Ford
  • Stratford City



Areas covered

  • Bloomsbury
  • Fitzrovia
  • Mayfair
  • Oxford Street
  • Piccadilly
  • Russell Square
  • St Pancras



Areas covered

  • East Acton
  • Latimer Road
  • Ravenscourt Park
  • Shepherd's Bush Green
  • West Kensington
  • White City
  • World's End



Areas covered

  • Aldgate
  • Bethnal Green
  • Canonbury
  • Globe Town
  • Globe Town
  • Mildway Park
  • Wapping



Areas covered

  • Clapham South
  • Earlsfield
  • Mitcham
  • Southfields
  • Tooting
  • Tooting Bec
  • Wandsworth

Professional Move Out Cleaners

Every cleaner has at least 6 months' professional home cleaning experience

Vetted and Background-checked

Cleaners are interviewed in-person and undergo an 8-step background check

5 Star Reviews

We collect reviews and feedback after every clean to make sure all cleaners are 5-star quality

The Housekeep Promise

If you’re not totally satisfied, we promise to send an alternative cleaner to re‑clean for free!

Customer care at Housekeep

Our customer support team is available to help you Monday-Friday from 08:00 to 18:00, and on weekends from 08:00 to 17:00.

Email support

Our happy customers

Rachel was prompt and got to work straight away. She cleaned very well , despite my daughter and small children being in the house ! She did a really good job and I look forward to seeing her again. Bei

S, Beverley Park, (Just now)

I haven't had a clean for a while due to COVID, and was so pleased to have Elena come again. She did a superb job, as always. She works so hard and gets my house looking so much better. Thank you

H, Ealing, (Yesterday)

Honestly, Renata is one of my new favourite housekeepers from housekeep. very detailed oriented goes beyond the surface. This is also byt comparing from Housekeep previous cleans and Cleanzy, She is by far one of my favourite,

Sherif, Battersea, (Yesterday)

Aicha came to clean for the first time today, and she did a fantastic job. She's also so lovely and friendly, and I look forward to seeing her again next week!

M, Brondesbury, (Just now)

On her visit Paula was calm and flexible and adapted to an unfamiliar home. Her standard of work is excellent and was a pleasure to have in my home

F, Cockfosters, (Today)

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