Checklists & Schedules | Sep 30, 2019 4:00:00 PM

Post-Construction Cleaning Checklist

So, you've just finished those exciting renovations or building project and you're ready to sit back, relax and reap the rewards of your hard work in your new space. Once the dust settles (literally), there's one last thing that needs to be taken care of – the post-construction clean.

What is Included in Post-Construction Cleaning?

After any home improvement task, dust particles will find their way into every corner of every room. And unless you've explicitly organized it with your contractors, there's a good chance that you'll need to do a thorough clean before you can put your feet up. Our post-construction cleaning checklist will help you to add the finishing touches to your wonderful new space.

 

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Post-renovation Cleaning in the Kitchen

Get your kitchen ready for those delicious meals to come by going through the steps below. It's important that you use natural kitchen cleaners to ensure that you don't leave harmful chemical traces in your new kitchen. The sooner you work your way through, the sooner you'll have a brand new kitchen to play with!

✔ Cabinet fronts and inside cleaned
✔ Countertops and shelves dusted and/or wiped
✔ Sinks and backsplash washed
✔ Windows inside cleaned
✔ Appliance exteriors cleaned (stovetop, oven, range hood, fridge, microwave, dishwasher)
✔ Small appliances wiped (microwave, toaster, coffee maker)
✔ All surfaces dusted
✔ Windowsills and window tracks cleaned
✔ Baseboards dusted and/or wiped
✔ Doorknobs, doorframes and doors wiped
✔ Light switches wiped
✔ Marks on walls and baseboards cleaned
✔Garbage emptied
✔ Floor vacuumed and washed
✔ Clean inside oven
✔ Clean inside fridge

Cleaning After Construction in the Bathroom

Bathrooms are known to accumulate dirt and dust easier than other spaces, even without the added dust that comes with renovations. Don't forget to check any air vents – one of construction dust's favorite hiding spots. Now is a good time to stock up on natural bathroom cleaners that will keep your clean and feeling like new, naturally. If you can, store your cleaners in within easy reach so that you stay on top of bathroom cleaning. This will prevent mold and grime build-up which can be difficult to clean.

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✔ Sink cleaned and sanitized
✔ Bathtub, shower walls and glass doors cleaned and sanitized
✔ Toilet cleaned and sanitized inside and out
✔ Mirrors cleaned
✔ Cabinet fronts and inside cleaned
✔ Countertops and shelves dusted and/or wiped
✔ All surfaces dusted
✔ Windows inside cleaned
✔ Windowsills and window tracks cleaned
✔ Baseboards dusted and/or wiped
✔ Doorknobs, doorframes and doors wiped
✔ Light switches wiped
✔ Garbage emptied
✔ Floor vacuumed and washed
✔ Marks on walls and baseboards

Post-Construction Cleaning Tasks for Bedrooms

Nothing beats drifting off to sleep in a clean, cozy bedroom. Get your new space ready for maximum relaxation time by working your way through the following steps:

✔ All surfaces dusted
✔ Carpet and area rugs vacuumed
✔ Hard surface floors vacuumed and damp-mopped
✔ Closet fronts and insides cleaned
✔ Marks on walls and baseboards cleaned
✔ Mirrors cleaned
✔ Windowsills and window tracks cleaned
✔ Baseboards dusted and/or wiped
✔ Doorknobs, doorframes and doors wiped
✔ Light switches wiped
✔ Garbage emptied
✔ Fireplace inside vacuumed and wiped

Post-Renovation Cleaning for Other Living Areas

Once you've made your way through the main areas of your house, give your other living areas a once over and that's it! You're done! Your brand new space is sparkling clean and ready to enjoy.

✔ All surfaces dusted
✔ Carpet and area rugs vacuumed
✔ Closet fronts and insides cleaned
✔ Hard surface floors vacuumed and damp-mopped
✔ Marks on walls and baseboards cleaned
✔ Mirrors cleaned
✔ Windowsills and window tracks cleaned (indoor)
✔ Baseboards dusted and/or wiped
✔ Doorknobs, doorframes and doors cleaned
✔ Light switches wiped
✔ Garbage emptied
✔ Balconies swept

 

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Like any big job, working your way through a list can make things much easier. If you'd prefer to relax and let the professionals do it for you, book an AspenClean post-construction cleaning service. Our expert teams will have your brand new space fresh and ready to go in no time.

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