Bond Clean Checklist

General Bond Clean Checklist

This is a general checklist of what will be required of you by your landlord or real estate agent, when you vacate your property.

Each Agent or landlord will have their own set of requirements for you to receive your bond back. Make sure to check with them for their list. Use this as a general guide. 


  • Vacuum all sliding door tracks and clean tracks
  • Sweep or mop all non carpeted floors, removing any marks
  • Clean carpets by registered Carpet Cleaner to Australian Standard. Supply paid invoice copy.
  • Fumigate for fleas - by a registered Pest Control Company, if pets were kept at the property. Supply paid invoice copy which specifies service details.
  • Clean light fittings - gently remove light fittings and wipe out dead bugs
  • Clean marks off walls and light switches
  • Remove all dust from skirting boards, window frames, window sillls, above cupboards, picture rails, architraves and both sides of all doors, all other fittings etc
  • Clean Curtains and blinds. Refer to Agent for method advice.
  • Remove all cobwebs and isect marks and nests


  • Clean inside and outside of all cupboards and doors
  • Clean inside, outside and around stove
  • Clean inside and outside of oven, griller, doors, trays, racks, glass
  • Clean inside, outside and behind refrigerator and dishwasher/space
  • Clean sink, especially drain holes, drainers and tap ware
  • Range hood exhaust and filter - filter can be removed and cleaned


  • Clean all walls, floors, mirrors and windows and window tracks
  • Inside and outside all cupboards and drawers
  • Clean toilet, bath, shower recess, remove built up soap residue on tiles and shower screens, clean sink and all tap ware, towel rails
  • Clean in wardrobes, shelves, drawers and mirrored doors. Remove scuff marks
  • Shower curtain washed with bleach or replaced if applicable.
bathroom clean - bond clean checklist


  • Clean behind washing machine space. Clean equipment and filters if applicable
  • Clean inside, outside and behind dryer. Remove lint
  • Clean inside, outside and around laundry tub, cabinets, shelves, drawers, tap ware
  • Clean all walls and floors, ceiling

Verandah, Decks, Outdoor Areas

  • Sweep and mop, clean railings, glass, and light fittings
  • Remove all cobwebs

Garage, Carport, Driveway

  • Weep out and remove any oil residue from concrete, pavers, paths, driveways
  • Empty Council bins and place bins out on footpath for next collection
  • Close and lock gargae door, if applicable

Gardens and Lawns, Pool

  • Mow lawn, trim all edges, weed gardens, general garden tidy, remove all rubbish
  • Return pool to condition as per condition report at start of the tenancy and supply Pool Test report to Agent - Report to be completed on the end of tenancy date

If Furnished

  • Ensure all items are clean and are located in original rooms as per inventory list

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