Residential House Cleaning Service Checklist

The Maids by Trade residential house cleaning checklist can be customized for most cleanings. Contact our office to schedule a free in-home consultation to assess your house cleaning needs.


  • Halls, dining, living & family rooms etc.
  • Dust Woodwork
  • Cobweb removal
  • Dust shelves & closets
  • Dust Baseboards
  • Dust light fixtures
  • Dust Ceiling fans
  • Wipe Light Switches
  • Edge vacuuming
  • Vacuum carpets & stairs
  • Vacuum & mop floors
  • Vacuum & damp mop hardwood floors
  • Wipe window sills/frame /paneling

Residential House Cleaning Service Checklist for kitchensKITCHEN

  • Clean sink
  • Clean counters
  • Wipe down cabinets (In/Out vacant properties)
  • Clean microwave In/Out
  • Clean top & outside of stove/dishwasher/refrigerator
  • Vacuum & mop floors


  • Scrub/Clean bathtub and/or shower
  • Clean and sanitize toilet
  • Wipe cabinets (In/Out vacant properties)
  • Clean sink/counter tops/mirrors
  • Vacuum & mop floors

*Every job is customized when an in-home estimate is provided.

The following services are available upon request:*

  • Residential House Cleaning Service Checklist for apartmentsWipe out self-cleaning oven
  • Oven cleaning
  • Inside windows
  • Inside fridge
  • Wipe blinds
  • Vacuum blinds
  • Wipe/dust walls
  • Wipe window tracks
  • Spot-clean walls
  • Sweep patio/porch
  • Sweep garage or carport
  • Freezers (must be empty)
  • Fireplaces (removal of ashes only)

*These services must be requested prior to appointment so we can prepare the team.

We clean offices and businesses too! Learn about our commercial cleaning services.

*Disclaimer: Maids By Trade does NOT guarantee the removal of stains such as, rust, mildew or others caused by hard water build-up or lack of maintenance. All areas are expected to be free of clutter. Fireplaces must be unused for 72 hours prior to cleaning. We require to be informed of items or surfaces needing special care. We are NOT responsible for damage due to fault and/or improper installation of any item. All surfaces (i.e. marble, granite, hardwood floors, etc.) are assumed sealed and ready to clean without causing harm. Furniture on wood floors is assumed to have proper protection. Client is required to provide specific handling or cleaning instructions for items or surfaces that need special care.